Quotes about Achievement

"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all. "

Dale Breckenridge Carnegie (November 24, 1888 – November 1, 1955) was an American writer and lecturer and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking and interpersonal skills.


"80% of life is showing up."

Woody Allen (born Allan Stewart Konigsberg; December 1, 1935) is an American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, jazz musician, author and playwright.


"Perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away."

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (29 June 1900—31 July 1944) was a French writer and aviator.


"People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to."

George Herbert Allen (April 29, 1918 – December 31, 1990) was an American football coach in the National Football League and the United States Football League. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2002.


"The achievement of your goal is assured the moment you commit yourself to it."

Mack R. Douglas (-)


"Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if they are determined to be so."

Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle (22 November 1890 – 9 November 1970) was a French general and statesman who led the Free French Forces during World War II. He later founded the French Fifth Republic in 1958 and served as its first President from 1959 to 1969.


"You can't think your way out of a box, you've got to act."

Thomas J. (born November 7, 1942) is an American writer on business management practices.


"It is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, and promises are promises, but only performance is reality."

Harold (January 22, 1910 — November 21, 1997) was an American businessman most famous for serving as president of the ITT Corporation.


"Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs form being accomplished. "

Confucius (September 28, 551 BC – 479 BC) was a Chinese thinker and social philosopher.


"The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them."

Benjamin Jewett (1817-1893) English theologian and literary.