Quotes about Achievement

"Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something."

Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor, scientist, and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.


"Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements."

Napoleon Hill (October 26, 1883 – November 8, 1970) was an American author who was one of the earliest producers of the modern genre of personal-success literature. He is widely considered to be one of the great writers on success. His most famous work, Think and Grow Rich, is one of the best-selling books of all time.


"High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation."

Charles Franklin Kettering (August 29, 1876 – November 24 or November 25, 1958) was an American inventor and the holder of 140 patents. He was a founder of Delco, and was head of research for General Motors for 27 years from 1920 to 1947. Among his most widely used automotive inventions were the electrical starting motor and leaded gasoline.


"There is nothing that war has ever achieved we could not better achieve without it."

Adam Ant (born Stuart Leslie Goddard on 3 November 1954 in Maryle) is an English musician who gained popularity as the lead singer of New Wave/post-punk group Adam and the Ants and later as a solo artist, scoring ten UK top ten hits between 1979 and 1983, including three No.1s.


"A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve."

Adam Ant (born Stuart Leslie Goddard) (3 November 1954 in Marylebone, London) is an English musician who gained popularity as the lead singer of New Wave/post-punk group Adam and the Ants and later as a solo artist, scoring ten UK top ten hits between 1979 and 1983, including three No.1s.


"The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses."

Adam Ant (born Stuart Leslie Goddard) (born on 3 November 1954 in London) is an English musician who gained popularity as the lead singer of New Wave/post-punk group Adam and the Ants and later as a solo artist, scoring ten UK top ten hits between 1979 and 1983, including three No.1s.


"Our achievements of today are but the sum total of our thoughts of yesterday. You are today where the thoughts of yesterday have brought you and you will be tomorrow where the thoughts of today take you."

Blaise Pascal (June 19, 1623, Clermont-Ferrand – August 19, 1662, Pari) was a French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Catholic philosopher.


"Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation."

Robert Harold Schuller (born September 16, 1926) is an American televangelist, pastor, and author known around the world through the weekly Hour of Power television broadcast that he founded in 1970.


"The value of achievement lies in the achieving."

Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a theoretical physicist, philosopher and author who is widely regarded as one of the most influential and best known scientists and intellectuals of all time. A German-Swiss Nobel laureate, he is often regarded as the father of modern physics. He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to Theoretical Physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect"


"The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual."

Vincent Thomas Lombardi (June 11, 1913 – September 3, 1970) was an American football coach. He is a legendary football figure, best known as the head coach of the Green Bay Packers during the 1960s.