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For the last five years, we have been presented with the idea that Barack Obama is superhuman. Barack Obama is unlike any of us or anyone else. And he isn't. In fact, he's much less achieved and much less accomplished than most who have gotten half as far as he has, and I think maybe what we saw was the best.
The most accomplished way of using books is to serve them as some people do lords; learn their titles and then brag of their acquaintance.
There are few ironclad rules of diplomacy but to one there is no exception. When an official reports that talks were useful, it can safely be concluded that nothing was accomplished.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Having achieved and accomplished love... man... has become himself, his tale is told.
D. H. Lawrence
The Nautilus was piercing the water with its sharp spur, after having accomplished nearly ten thousand leagues in three months and a half, a distance greater than the great circle of the earth. Where were we going now, and what was reserved for the future?
Every accountable child of God needs to set goals, short- and long-range goals. A man who is pressing forward to accomplish worthy goals can soon put despondency under his feet, and once a goal is accomplished, others can be set up.
Ezra Taft Benson
I could never say I'm going to do bigger and better things because that would negate what I've already accomplished, and I don't want to do that.
Nobody but radicals have ever accomplished anything in a great crisis.
James A. Garfield
For me, I find that even though I've accomplished a few things in my life, looking back on accomplishments doesn't give me a sense of satisfaction.
If you have accomplished all that you have planned for yourself, you have not planned enough.
Edward Everett Hale
How one can live without being able to judge oneself, criticize what one has accomplished, and still enjoy what one does, is unimaginable to me.
No country in the history of the world has ever contributed more to humankind and accomplished more for its people in so brief a period of time as Israel has done since its relatively recent rebirth in 1948.
I was an accomplished computer trespasser. I don't consider myself a thief. I copied without permission.
The music I always liked as a kid was stuff I could bum out to and realize, 'Hey, someone else feels that way, too.' So if someone can do that with my music, it's mission accomplished.
Like all writers, he measured the achievements of others by what they had accomplished, asking of them that they measure him by what he envisaged or planned.
Jorge Luis Borges
Sacred play is anything that takes you into that right hemisphere of your brain. It turns out that this move away from left to the right hemisphere, that sense of expansiveness and everything, can be accomplished through unusual rhythmic action, or any action that requires so much attention away from words that you cannot think in words.
Labour may be a burden and a chastisement, but it is also an honour and a glory. Without it, nothing can be accomplished.
It is impossible to get anything made or accomplished without stepping on some toes; enemies are inevitable when one is a doer.
To be Biblically balanced is to let our theology and preaching be proportioned by the Bible's radically disproportionate focus on God's saving love for sinners seen and accomplished in the crucified and risen Christ.
The conservative movement today is like that tall ship with its proud captain: strong, accomplished but veering off course into the dangerous and uncharted waters of big government republicanism.
When I work out, I feel happy, confident, and accomplished.
I've done it all. I'm thankful and proud of what I've accomplished in my life. I hope to keep doing it.
He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
Some say that sudden knowledge of mystical matters is accomplished only in complete quietude, or that Creator, in one of God's many forms, appears only in orderly ways that are beauteous and picturesque, or that the mystical appears only in completely silent ways. All are true. Except for the 'only' part.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes
You get these moments in the ring that live forever. That's what Muhammad Ali accomplished, and I hope that I have, too.
Sugar Ray Leonard
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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