The important achievement of Apollo was demonstrating that humanity is not forever chained to this planet and our visions go rather further than that and our opportunities are unlimited.
There is no short cut to achievement. Life requires thorough preparation — veneer isn't worth anything.
Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success.
It is not architectural achievement that makes the structures of earlier times seem to us so full of significance but the circumstance that antique temples, Roman basilicas, and even the cathedrals of the Middle Ages are not the works of single personalities but creations of entire epochs.
Every successful individual knows that his or her achievement depends on a community of persons working together.
Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve. Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achievement muscle. It's a strengthening of his powers of accomplishment.
High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
The discipline you learn and character you build from setting and achieving a goal can be more valuable than the achievement of the goal itself.
The salary of the chief executive of a large corporation is not a market award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm personal gesture by the individual to himself.
Achievement — quotes and aphorisms
Research shows that there is only half as much variation in student achievement between schools as there is among classrooms in the same school. If you want your child to get the best education possible, it is actually more important to get him assigned to a great teacher than to a great school.
A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement.
Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.
Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.
Having children is my greatest achievement. It was my saviour. It switched my focus from the outside to the inside. My children are gifts, they remind me of what's important.
The most splendid achievement of all is the constant striving to surpass yourself and to be worthy of your own approval.
I arise full of eagerness and energy, knowing well what achievement lies ahead of me.
There is no personal achievement in being born beautiful.
Laughter is an important part of a good relationship. It's an immense achievement when you can move from your thinking that your partner is merely an idiot to thinking that they are that wonderfully complex thing called a loveable idiot. And often that means having a little bit of a sense of humour about their flaws.
Successful design is not the achievement of perfection but the minimization and accommodation of imperfection.