It is not by spectacular achievements that man can be transformed, but by will.
— Henrik Ibsen

spectacular achievements are always preceded by unspectacular preparation.
Roger Staubach spectacular quote

Spectacular achievement is always preceded by spectacular preparation.
— Robert H. Schuller

If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.
— John Kenneth Galbraith

Driving is a spectacular form of amnesia. Everything is to be discovered, everything to be obliterated.
— Jean Baudrillard