Accomplishment Sayings and Quotes

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


If you can react the same way to winning and losing, that's a big accomplishment.     

Chris Evert

Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more people see than weigh.     

Herodotus

Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.     

John F. Kennedy

You can have meaning, accomplishment, engagement and good relationships, even if you are dull on the positive affect side.     

Martin Seligman

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas of enthusiasm.     

Thomas J. Watson

Every big accomplishment is a series of little accomplishments.     

David Joseph Schwartz

Your ability to set goals and to make plans for their accomplishment is the master skill of success.     

Brian Tracy

To accomplish a difficult task one must first make it easy.     

Marty Rubin

The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.     

Arnold J. Toynbee

There shall be wings! If the accomplishment be not for me, it's for some other.     

Leonardo da Vinci

It's a great sense of accomplishment when you can take something and really think it's really tough, and then all of a sudden you conquer it. That makes you feel pretty good.     

Jack Nicklaus

Heat is required to forge anything. Every great accomplishment is the story of a flaming heart.     

Mary Lou Retton

Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.     

Horace Mann

A sense of accomplishment comes when you have completed the tasks for the goals you have set for yourself.     

Brenda Johnson Padgitt

Blessedness consists in the accomplishment of our desires, and in our having only regular desires.     

Augustine of Hippo

It doesn't matter how great your shoes are if you don't accomplish anything in them.     

Martina Boone

My most important professional accomplishment to date is the ability to keep working with absolutely no skills whatsoever.     

Colin Mochrie

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.     

Thomas Carlyle

We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible.     

Vince Lombardi

Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.     

John Dewey

An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.     

Thomas Fuller

The bigger the challenge, the bigger the sense of accomplishment when you get to the end of it.     

Roz Savage

Every time you acquire a new interest, even more, a new accomplishment, you increase your power of life.     

William Lyon Phelps

No matter how short or long your journey to your accomplishment is, if you don't begin you can't get there. Beginning is difficult, but unavoidable!     

Israelmore Ayivor

If you want to accomplish the goals of your life, you have to begin with the spirit.     

Oprah Winfrey

A man's accomplishments in life are the cumulative effect of his attention to detail.     

John Foster Dulles

Everyone is trying to accomplish something big, not realizing that life is made up of little things.     

Frank A. Clark

All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened     

Herman Hesse

High moral character is not a precondition for great moral accomplishments.     

Christopher Hitchens

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.     

Harry S. Truman

Your greatest accomplishment may not be something you do but someone you raise.     

Andy Stanley

The greatest feeling of accomplishment for me is the fact that I was an athlete who was somewhat disabled.     

Bill Toomey

It is through accomplishment that man makes his contribution and contribution is life's greatest reward.     

John C. Portman Jr.

Accomplishment is socially judged by ill defined criteria so that one has to rely on others to find out how one is doing     

Albert Bandura

To accomplish great things, we must dream as well as act.     

Anatole France

The greatest accomplishment is not in never failing, but in rising again after you fall.     

Vince Lombardi

Today's accomplishments were yesterday's impossibilities.     

Robert H. Schuller

There exists a sacred strength for every great accomplishment.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

Being varied is something I do instinctively and naturally. I feel a tremendous sense of accomplishment.     

Sarah Brightman

It's no use saying, "We are doing our best." You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.     

Winston S. Churchill

A great accomplishment shouldn't be the end of the road, just the starting point for the next leap forward.     

Harvey Mackay

A great accomplishment shouldn't be the end of the road, just the starting point for the next leap forward.     

Harvey Mackay

Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph: a beginning, a struggle, and a victory.     

Mahatma Gandhi

You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you have to overcome to reach your goals.     

Booker T. Washington

In wilderness I sense the miracle of life, and behind it our scientific accomplishments fade to trivia.     

Charles Lindbergh

Great accomplishments start with great aspirations.     

Gary Hamel

The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is yet willing to learn more.     

Ed Parker

It is perhaps life's greatest accomplishment to live to old age, maintaining one's wits, one's sense of humor, one's health, and one's charm.     

Yehudi Menuhin