Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.— Helen Keller
Successful Inspirational Achievement quotations
The POSITIVE THINKER sees the INVISIBLE, feels the INTANGIBLE, and achieves the IMPOSSIBLE.
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined...
Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal;
you do not change your decision to get there.
The meaning of life is just to be alive.
It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.
As gold purified in a furnace loses its impurities and achieves its own true nature, the mind gets rid of the impurities of the attributes of delusion, attachment and purity through meditation and attains Reality.
You have to go wholeheartedly into anything in order to achieve anything worth having.
Leadership is about setting a direction.
It's about creating a vision, empowering and inspiring people to want to achieve the vision, and enabling them to do so with energy and speed through an effective strategy. In its most basic sense, leadership is about mobilizing a group of people to jump into a better future.
To fall in love with God is the greatest romance;
to seek him the greatest adventure; to find him, the greatest human achievement.
Every great dream begins with a dreamer.
Good is something you do, not something you talk about.
Some medals are pinned to your soul, not to your jacket.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Your limits are all within yourself.
It is not enough to stare up the steps, we must step up the stairs.
Anyone can achieve their fullest potential, who we are might be predetermined, but the path we follow is always of our own choosing. We should never allow our fears or the expectations of others to set the frontiers of our destiny. Your destiny can't be changed but, it can be challenged. Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one.
Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.
Small daily improvements over time lead to stunning results.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Nothing has ever been achieved by the person who says, ‘It can’t be done.’
Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success.
When you do a thing, do it with all your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with your own personality. Be active, be energetic, be enthusiastic and faithful, and you will accomplish your object. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ultimately, leadership is not about glorious crowning acts.
It's about keeping your team focused on a goal and motivated to do their best to achieve it, especially when the stakes are high and the consequences really matter. It is about laying the groundwork for others' success, and then standing back and letting them shine.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
Success is not measured by what a man accomplishes, but by the opposition he has encountered and the courage with which he has maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.
Inspiration is an awakening, a quickening of all man's faculties, and it is manifested in all high artistic achievements.
We cultivate a very small field for Christ, but we love it, knowing that God does not require great achievements but a heart that holds back nothing for self.
The fire of literacy is created by the emotional sparks between a child, a book, and the person reading. It isn’t achieved by the book alone, nor by the child alone, nor by the adult who’s reading aloud—it’s the relationship winding between all three, bringing them together in easy harmony.
It is only in revolutionary struggle against the capitalists of every country, and only in union with the working women and men of the whole world, that we will achieve a new and brighter future-the socialist brotherhood of the workers.
Success is achieved by developing our strengths, not by eliminating our weaknesses.
There are some things one can only achieve by a deliberate leap in the opposite direction.
Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in ten years.
Focus on your dream and never quit. It is always too soon to quit. If you quit, you can't succeed. By achieving your dream you will be an inspiration to others. You will set the example and make an enormous impact on the world.
Synergy - the bonus that is achieved when things work together harmoniously.
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.
Work like hell. I mean you just have to put in 80 to 100 hour weeks every week. [This] improves the odds of success. If other people are putting in 40 hour work weeks and you’re putting in 100 hour work weeks, then even if you’re doing the same thing you know that you will achieve in 4 months what it takes them a year to achieve.