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Quotes on Achievements, Adversity

Words of wisdom and inspirations can often give us strength and encouragement to a difficult situation or problem.


On Achievements and Adversity

- The credit belongs to those who are actually in the arena, who strive valiantly; who know the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spend themselves in a worthy cause; who at the best, know the triumph of high achievement; and who,at the worst, if they fail, fail while daring greatly, so that their place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat. -Theodore Roosevelt

- Every failure brings with it the seed of an equivalent success.- Napoleon Hill

- The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities. -James Allen

- Failure is blindness to the strategic element in events; success is readiness for instant action when the opportune moment arrives. - Newell D. Hillis

- We learn wisdom from failure much more than success. We often discover what we will do, by finding out what we will not do. - Samuel Smiles

- One who fears failure limits his activities. Failure is only the opportunity to more intelligently begin again. - Henry Ford

- The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't. -Henry Ward Beecher

- The greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually be afraid you will make one. - Elbert Hubbard


-Try not to do too many things at once. Know what you want, the number one thing today and tomorrow. Persevere and get it done.= George Allen

-The will to persevere is often the difference between failure and success.-David Sarnoff

-Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats. - Og Mandino

-When you can see the humorous side of a situation that has scared you, you are well on your way to transforming that fear. When you take positive action in spite of fear, you win a victory. - Marilyn C. Barrick
Psychologist and writer

-If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead,
teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1900-1944), Pilot and author

-You don't have to be a fantastic hero to do certain things-to compete. You can be just an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals. - Sir Edmund Hillary, Mountaineer

-Everything we do seeds the future. No action is an empty one. - Joan Chittister, Writer and human rights activist

-If you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. - Yiddish proverb

-Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you. - Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), Philosopher and writer

-For the most part, fear is nothing but an illusion. When you share it with someone else, it tends to disappear. - Marilyn C. Barrick, Psychologist and writer

-Excellence is not an act but a habit. The things you do the most are the things you will do the best. - Marva Collins

-Too many people miss the silver lining because they're expecting gold. - Maurice Setter

-We have forty million reasons for failure but not a single excuse. - Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), Writer

-The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible. -Arthur C. Clarke, Science fiction writer

-We think adversity itself is darkness, but the reality of the darkness is that it can serve to illuminate the light.
Without pain there is no pleasure, without valleys there are no mountain tops and without struggle there is no sense of achievement. - Max Cleland, Politician

-All things at first appear difficult. - Chinese proverb

-It is not for us to forecast the future, but to shape it. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1900-1944), Writer



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