Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.
Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.
Nothing is ever accomplished by a reasonable man.
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Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones;
and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.
He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
When love is deep, much can be accomplished.
If you have accomplished all that you have planned for yourself, you have not planned enough
No matter what you've done for yourself or for humanity, if you can't look back on having given love and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished?
A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men.
Peace is accomplished by reducing tension through sometimes difficult communication.
It is true that I must run a great risk; no gallant action was ever accomplished without danger.
Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
Like all writers, he measured the achievements of others by what they had accomplished, asking of them that they measure him by what he envisaged or planned.
The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul. Proverbs 13:19
Even if the doctor does not give you a year, even if he hesitates about a month, make one brave push and see what can be accomplished in a week.
Getting things done is not always what is most important.
There is value in allowing others to learn, even if the task is not accomplished as quickly, efficiently or effectively.
There is merit in the attempt, and a whole lot accomplished along the way.
Of all the inventions of man I doubt whether any was more easily accomplished than that of a Heaven.
Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.
The greatest things are accomplished by individual people, not by committees or companies.
I leave Iraq gladdened by what has been accomplished and confident your future is full of hope.
I've done it all. I'm thankful and proud of what I've accomplished in my life. I hope to keep doing it.
Usually a feeling of disappointment follows the book, because what I hoped to write is not what I actually accomplished. However, it becomes a motivation to write the next book.
The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.
Everyone has his superstitions. One of mine has always been when I started to go anywhere, accomplished.
Far more has been accomplished for the welfare and progress of mankind by preventing bad actions than by doing good ones.
It is impossible to get anything made or accomplished without stepping on some toes; enemies are inevitable when one is a doer.
It behooves every man to remember that the work of the critic is of altogether secondary importance, and that, in the end, progress is accomplished by the man who does things.
Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone; therefore we are saved by love.
Our fates are in the hands of An Almighty God, to whom I can with pleasure confide my own; he can save us, or destroy us; his Councils are fixed and cannot be disappointed, and all his designs will be Accomplished.
Pessimists are usually right and optimists are usually wrong but all the great changes have been accomplished by optimists.
Much has been accomplished during the last year in the campaign against terrorism. This struggle will require vigilance, perseverance and sacrifice for many years to come.
Now the work of art also represents a state of final equilibrium, of accomplished order and maximum relative entropy, and there are those who resent it. But art is not meant to stop the stream of life. Within a narrow span of duration and space the work of art concentrates a view of the human condition; and sometimes it marks the steps of progression, just as a man climbing the dark stairs of a medieval tower assures himself by the changing sights glimpsed through its narrow windows that he is getting somewhere after all.
Nothing right can be accomplished in art without enthusiasm.
Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.
Have courage for the great sorrows of life, and patience for the small ones.
When you have laboriously accomplished your daily tasks, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.
The giants of the race have been men of concentration, who have struck sledge-hammer blows in one place until they have accomplished their purpose. The successful men of today are men of one overmastering idea, one unwavering aim, men of single and intense purpose.
In history an additional result is commonly produced by human actions beyond that which they aim at and obtain -- that which they immediately recognize and desire. They gratify their own interest; but something further is thereby accomplished, latent in the actions in question, though not present to their consciousness, and not included in their design.
Some collaboration has to take place in the mind between the woman and the man before the art of creation can be accomplished. Some marriage of opposites has to be consummated. The whole of the mind must lie wide open if we are to get the sense that the
Dying is a troublesome business: there is pain to be suffered, and it wrings one's heart; but death is a splendid thing --a warfare accomplished, a beginning all over again, a triumph. You can always see that in their faces.
Democracy is never a thing done. Democracy is always something that a nation must be doing. What is necessary now is one thing and one thing only that democracy become again democracy in action, not democracy accomplished and piled up in goods and gold.
There are a few ironclad rules of diplomancy but to one there is no exception.
When an official reports that talks were useful, it can safely be concluded that nothing was accomplished.
All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.
Have you ever watched a stonecutter at work? He will hammer away at a rock for perhaps a 100 times without a crack showing in it. Then, on the 101st blow, it will split in two. It is not that blow alone which accomplished the result, but the 100 others that went before as well.
People who have accomplished work worthwhile have had a very high sense of the way to do things. They have not been content with mediocrity. They have not confined themselves to the beaten tracks; they have never been satisfied to do things just as others so them, but always a little better. They always pushed things that came to their hands a little higher up, this little farther on, that counts in the quality of life's work. It is constant effort to be first-class in everything one attempts that conquers the heights of excellence.
Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in our lifetime;
Therefore, we must be saved by hope.Nothing which is true, or beautiful, or good, makes complete sense in any immediate context of history;Therefore, we must be saved by faith.Nothing we do, however virtuous, could be accomplished alone;Therefore, we must be saved by love.No virtuous act is quite as virtuous from the standpoint of our friend or foe as it is from our own standpoint;Therefore, we must be saved by the final form of love, which is forgiveness.
It is possible to believe that all the past is but the beginning of a beginning, and that all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn. It is possible to believe that all the human mind has ever accomplished is but the dream before the awakening.
Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense.
The man who has accomplished all that he thinks worthwhile has begun to die.