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As an Englander, I must admit it is true - if a Welshman achieves success he is heralded as a britishh triumph, should he lose then he is very much a Welsh failure. (Quote by - Stan Stevens)

Those who begin coercive elimination of dissent soon find themselves exterminating dissenters. Compulsory unification of opinion achieves only the unanimity of the graveyard. (Quote by - Frankfurter, Felix)

Congress, the press, and the bureaucracy too often focus on how much money or effort is spent, rather than whether the money or effort actually achieves the announced goal. (Quote by - Donald Rumsfeld)

Continuing a Lenten series on prayer: A man who prays without ceasing, if he achieves something, knows why he achieved it, and can take no pride in it... for he cannot attribute it to his own powers, but attributes all his achievements to God, always renders thanks to him and constantly calls upon him, trembling lest he be deprived of help. (Quote by - Gaza, Dorotheus Of)

The greater part performed achieves the less. (Quote by - John Dryden)

Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play. (Quote by - Heraclitus)

All that a man achieves and all that he fails to achieve is the direct result of his own thoughts. (Quote by - James Lane Allen)

No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude. (Quote by - Alfred North Whitehead)

Whoever thinks of stopping the uprising before it achieves its goals, I will give him ten bullets in the chest. (Quote by - Yasser Arafat)

No club that wins a pennant once is an outstanding club. One which bunches two pennants is a good club. But a team which can win three in a row really achieves greatness. (Quote by - John McGraw)

Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather that the hope of creating the future dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young. (Quote by - Bertrand Arthur William Russell)

It is a good lesson -- though it may often be a hard one -- for a man who has dreamed of literary fame, and of making for himself a rank among the world's dignitaries by such means, to step aside out of the narrow circle in which his claims are recognized, and to find how utterly devoid of all significance, beyond that circle, is all that he achieves, and all he aims at. (Quote by - Nathaniel Hawthorne)

One mother achieves more than a hundred teachers. (Quote by - Jewish Proverb)

Superhuman effort isn't worth a damn unless it achieves results. (Quote by - Ernest Shackleton)

Age is only a number, a cipher for the records. A man can't retire his experience. He must use it. Experience achieves more with less energy and time. (Quote by - Bernard Baruch)

The great Chinese classics have always said that it's better not to fight; that the clever man achieves his ends without violence; that a battle delayed is better than a battle fought. (Quote by - John Keegan)

We shall always be a small minority in the world, but, when a small nation accomplishes something with its limited means, what it achieves has an immense and exceptional value, like the widow's mite. . . . It is a deliberate and discerning love of a nation that appeals to me, not the indiscriminate love that assumes everything to be right because it bears a national label. . . . Love of one's own nation should not entail non-love of other nations. Institutions by themselves are not enough. (Quote by - Tomas Garrigue Masaryk)

I had been thinking about how greatness always has a hand from luck or fate. That no one ever achieves anything with their will alone. The luck or fate that helped us, amongst many others, was that my sister happened to know these two heavy metal kids David Navarro and Stephen Perkins. (Quote by - Eric Avery)

Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile. (Quote by - Gary Ryan Blair)

What is saved in the cinema when it achieves art is a spontaneous continuity with all mankind. It is not an art of the princes or the bourgeoisie. It is popular and vagrant. In the sky of the cinema, people learn what they might have been and discover what belongs to them apart from their single lives. (Quote by - John Berger)

Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible. (Quote by - Charles Caleb Colton)

Let us do our duty, in our shop in our kitchen, in the market, the street, the office, the school, the home, just as faithfully as if we stood in the front rank of some great battle, and knew that victory for mankind depends on our bravery, strength, and skill. When we do that, the humblest of us will be serving in that great army which achieves the welfare of the world. (Quote by - Parker, Theodore)

No scientific theory achieves public acceptance until it has been thoroughly discredited. (Quote by - Douglas Yates)

Time is not measured by the passing of years but by what one does, what one feels, and what one achieves. (Quote by - Jawaharlal Nehru)


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