Achievement Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old achievement quotes, achievement sayings, and achievement proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit. Conrad Hilton
No one has ever achieved greatness without dreams. Roy Bennett
Every achievement is a servitude. It compels us to a higher achievement. Albert Camus
All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea. Napoleon Hill
Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements and doubts. Eric Hoffer
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. W. Clement Stone
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. Helen Keller
Achievement has no color. Abraham Lincoln
If you want to achieve your goals, help others achieve theirs. Zig Ziglar
Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness. Napoleon Hill
The value of achievement lies in the achieving. Albert Einstein
There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure. Paulo Coelho
Our achievements of today are but the sum total of our thoughts of yesterday. Blaise Pascal
To achieve the impossible; it is precisely the unthinkable that must be thought. Tom Robbins
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others. Ayn Rand
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. Dalai Lama
All great achievements require time. Maya Angelou
You are the greatest achievement of your own life. Sarah Rees Brennan
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. Robert F. Kennedy
Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's level of aspiration and expectation. Jack Nicklaus
Any great achievement is preceded by many difficulties and many lessons; great achievements are not possible without them. Brian Tracy
Patience is not a virtue. It is an achievement. Vera Nazarian
Achievement results from work realizing ambition. Adam Ant
Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible. Albert Einstein
Every great achievement is the victory of a flaming heart. Ralph Waldo Emerson
The most splendid achievement of all is the constant striving to surpass yourself and to be worthy of your own approval. Denis Waitley
Dissatisfaction with possession and achievement is one of the requisites to further achievement. John Hope
Simplicity is the final achievement. Frederic Chopin
All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers. Orison Swett Marden
Those who believe that they are exclusively in the right are generally those who achieve something. Aldous Huxley
There is no great achievement that is not the result of patient working and waiting. J. G. Holland
Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement. C. S. Lewis
Without failure there is no achievement. John C. Maxwell
People seem to think that life began with the achievement of personal independence. Katharine Anthony
To achieve something is better than not achieving. Sam Winters
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Napoleon Hill
That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well. Abraham Lincoln
Use missteps as stepping stones to deeper understanding and greater achievement. Susan L. Taylor
The only real limitation on your abilities is the level of your desires. If you want it badly enough, there are no limits on what you can achieve. Brian Tracy
An achievement is a bondage. It obliges one to a higher achievement. Albert Camus
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve W. Clement Stone
The Roots for true achievement lie in the will to become the best that you can become. Harold Taylor
Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement. Henry Ford
Man has always needed to believe in some form of a continuity of achievement. Robert Vaughn
Hard work is the foundation of all achievements, and no one ever succeeds without hard work. Dr T.P.Chia
Behind every great achievement is a dreamer of great dreams. Robert K. Greenleaf
A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement. Bo Bennett
Don't mistake activity with achievement. John Wooden
The achievement of one goal should be the starting point of another. Dale Carnegie