quote by Marcus Aurelius

Don't be ashamed to need help. Like a soldier storming a wall, you have a mission to accomplish. And if you've been wounded and you need a comrade to pull you up? So what?

— Marcus Aurelius

Charming Mission Accomplished quotations

For me, stripping was an unusual kind of escape.

I had nothing to escape but privilege, but I claimed asylum anyway. At twenty-four, it was my last chance to reject something and become nothing. I wanted to terrify myself. Mission accomplished.


Mission accomplished quote It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.

The modern story begun, one might say, with Edgar Allan Poe, which proceeds inexorably, like a machine destined to accomplish its mission with the maximum economy of means.

Mission accomplished quote Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it.
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass away.

The breath of peace was fanning her glorious brow, her head was bowed a very little forward, and a tress, escaping from its bonds, fell by the side of her pure white temple, and close to her just opened lips; it hung there motionless! no breath disturbed its repose! She slept as an angel might sleep, having accomplished the mission of her God.

Our suffering is often the deep soul groaning for the purposes of God in and through us. Mission cannot be fulfilled without love, and we cannot love without groaning and suffering over the brokenness in others' lives. As a result, we cannot accomplish our mission without suffering.

Let us tackle the big issues with bold ideas that transform Iowa to accomplish our shared mission to grow Iowa, and realize our shared vision of Iowa as the best place to live, work and raise a family.


Mission accomplished quote Ho who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
Ho who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.

Our soldiers have done a valiant effort in fighting terrorism and bringing a semblance of law and order to the chaos in the region and it would be shortsighted to lay out a specific timetable to bring U.S. troops home prematurely before their mission is accomplished.

Fit no stereotypes. Don't chase the latest management fads. The situation dictates which approach best accomplishes the team's mission.

Do not compare yourself to others. You have a unique destiny and mission that only you can accomplish.

Mission accomplished quote To be yourself in a world that in constantly trying to make you something else i
To be yourself in a world that in constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.

An untrained or uneducated Marine ... deployed to the combat zone is a bigger threat to mission accomplishment ... than the enemy.

The true marker of success is when the creative minds behind a film can sit down and feel that they have succeeded in the mission they set out to accomplish - and that is to make good cinema. If we feel that we have achieved that as a team, then we have all been successful.


I believe it will only be known on the last day how much has been accomplished in overseas missions by the prayers of earnest believers at home.

Mission accomplished quote You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.

In response to the escalating violence in Iraq, President Bush is delaying the return home of 25,000 troops and will actually add reinforcements to the south. Then in a symbolic gesture he pulled down the mission accomplished banner, put on a flight suit, walked backwards to a jet fighter and flew it in reverse off an aircraft carrier.

But the heart of Christianity is Good News.

It comes not as a task for us to fulfill, a mission for us to accomplish, a game plan for us to follow with the help of life coaches, but as a report that someone else has already fulfilled, accomplished, followed, and achieved everything for us.

Access to knowledge is the superb, the supreme act of truly great civilizations.

Of all the institutions that purport to do this, free libraries stand virtually alone in accomplishing this mission.

Mission accomplished quote The mission of your life should be to leave a better world behind than what you
The mission of your life should be to leave a better world behind than what you inherited.

Obama has not accomplished a key mission: sell his own successes and keep his own (political) troops fired up and ready to go.


President Bush said it's now time for a change in Iraq and he wants them to have a Western-style democracy like ours. So right now in Iraq, the economy is collapsing, businessmen are corrupt, and Hussein wants his son to take over as president. Sounds like mission accomplished.

It was not that ladies were inferior to men;

it was that they were different. Their mission was to inspire others to achievement rather than to achieve themselves. Indirectly, by means of tact and a spotless name, a lady could accomplish much. But if she rushed into the fray herself she would be first censured, then despised, and finally ignored.

Mission accomplished quote If you set out to be liked, you will accomplish nothing.
If you set out to be liked, you will accomplish nothing.

A purpose statement is, in essence, a written-down reason for being.

Jesus' mission helped him decide how to act, what to do, and even what to say when challenging situations arose. Clarity is power: Once you are clear about what you were put here to do then 'jobs' become only a means toward accomplishing your mission, not an end in themselves.

Leadership is the ability to influence people and motivate them to do what needs to be done to accomplish a goal, vision, or mission.

We need to remember that the first disciples were ordinary men called to an extraordinary mission. Their devotion to Jesus outweighed- by hair- their fears and insecurities. As a result God change them and use them to accomplish some mind-boggling things. Why couldn't God - why wouldn't God do the same in your life?


Mission accomplished quote Success isn't just what you accomplish in your life. It's about what you inspire
Success isn't just what you accomplish in your life. It's about what you inspire others to do.

For me, in terms of personal satisfaction, the mission's already accomplished.

I already won. As soon as the journalists were able to work, everything that I had been trying to do was validated. Because, remember, I didn't want to change society. I wanted to give society a chance to determine if it should change itself.

Our profession is built on the bedrock of trust - the trust that must inherently exist among Soldiers, and between Soldiers and their leaders to accomplish their mission in the chaos of war. Recent incidents of sexual assault and sexual harassment demonstrate that we have violated that trust.

Once one determines that he or she has a mission in life, that's it's not going to be accomplished without a great deal of pain, and that the rewards in the end may not outweigh the pain -if you recognize historically that always happens, then when it comes, you survive it.

Mission accomplished quote Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.

But 'Cuban Linx' was a project that really needed to come, and I really wanted to get it off my chest because I know that the fans were really skeptical about it, like 'is this really gonna be what it's supposed to be?' So once everybody caught it for what it was and everybody was happy, that's mission accomplished for me.

Mission accomplished? The mission in Iraq, as laid out by President Bush and Vice President Cheney, has failed.


Finally ... You have accomplished your mission in going there tonight - you were 'seen,' and you furnished your host and hostess with the sincerest proof of your great love and friendship for them - you endured their cocktail party.

Mission accomplished quote If you would like to accomplish something, you must first expect it of yourself.
If you would like to accomplish something, you must first expect it of yourself.

Mission starts with determining what you really care about and want to accomplish and committing yourself to it. You can always develop expertise. First, discover your preference.

We're working to lower the cost of spaceflight so that many people can afford to go and so that we humans can better continue exploring the solar system. Accomplishing this mission will take time, and we're working on it methodically.

Our troops are committed to bringing security to Iraq while its government matures. American forces will continue to accomplish their mission with caution, precision and honor with the thanks of a grateful nation.

Mission accomplished quote Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.
Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.

Any Congressional agreement of an arbitrary time table to bring our troops home before we have accomplished our mission is unacceptable and could potentially increase the risk to our soldiers.


I love that people can't place me. They don't know my name. That's 'mission accomplished' in my world.

Always find different ways to accomplish the mission.

Then run a counter-analysis and list the advantages and disadvantages. When you have done that, you are ready to make a decision.

The military taught me the importance of getting something done in a timely manner and the importance of completing a mission on time. My lieutenant would say, 'If you don't, you die.' In many ways, life is the same. If you don't pay attention to a timeline, you lose out on the ability to accomplish the task at hand.

Whenever anything is being accomplished, it is being done, I have learned, by a monomaniac with a mission.