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.     


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