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Where I was born and where and how I have lived is unimportant. It is what I have done with where I have been that should be of interest.

Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements and doubts. We tend to forget the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful groping. We see our past achievements as the end results of
It's your aptitude, not just your attitude that determines your ultimate altitude.
If Columbus had turned back, no one would have blamed him. Of course, no one would have remembered him either.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
One must marry one's feelings to one's beliefs and ideas. That is probably the only way to achieve a measure of harmony in one's life.
The world is divided into people who do things and people who get the credit.
Every great achievement is the victory of a flaming heart.
Somehow I can't believe that there are any heights that can't be scaled by a man who knows the secrets of making dreams come true. This special secret, it seems to me, can be summarized in four C s. They are curiosity, confidence, courage, and constancy, and the greatest of all is confidence. When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable.
Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.
Man is always more than he can know of himself; consequently, his accomplishments, time and again, will come as a surprise to him.
The achievements which society rewards are won at the cost of diminution of personality
It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.
It's no use saying, We are doing our best. You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Tell the world who you are but don’t use a word.
The fellow who does things that count, doesn't usually stop to count them.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
We always take credit for the good and attribute the bad to fortune.
Never mistake activity for achievement.
I feel that the greatest reward for doing is the opportunity to do more.
I attempt an arduous task; but there is no worth in that which is not a difficult achievement.
Accomplishment is easiest when we work the hardest, and it is hardest when we work the easiest.
To spend life for something which outlasts it.
The mode in which the inevitable comes to pass is through effort.
Mere longevity is a good thing for those who watch Life from the side lines. For those who play the game, an hour may be a year, a single day's work an achievement for eternity.
There is nothing that war has ever achieved we could not better achieve without it.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
The average estimate themselves by what they do, the above average by what they are.
You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
So much to do, so little done, such things to be.
Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense.
It's not the having, it's the getting.
You get whatever accomplishment you are willing to declare.
Whoever is winning at the moment will always seem to be invincible.
Every man who is high up loves to think that he has done it all himself; and the wife smiles, and lets it go at that.
Where there is a will there is a way. is an old true saying. He who resolves upon doing a thing, by that very resolution often scales the barriers to it, and secures its achievement. To think we are able, is almost to be so -- to determine upon attainment is frequently attainment itself.
Out of the strain of doing and into the peace of the done.
Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long.
Nothing is as difficult as to achieve results in this world if one is filled full of great tolerance and the milk of human kindness. The person who achieves must generally be a one-idea individual, concentrated entirely on that one idea, and ruthless in his aspect toward other men and other ideas.
The sports page records people's accomplishments, the front page usually records nothing, but man's failures.

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