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George Washington, as a boy, was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth. He could not even lie.
As for accomplishments, I just did what I had to do as things came along.
Give a boy address and accomplishments and you give him the mastery of palaces and fortunes where he goes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments.
I would put our legislative and foreign policy accomplishments in our first two years against any president - with the possible exceptions of Johnson, FDR, and Lincoln - just in terms of what we've gotten done in modern history. But, you know, but when it comes to the economy, we've got a lot more work to do. And we're gonna keep on at it.
Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine.
To supervise people, you must either surpass them in their accomplishments or despise them.
The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is yet willing to learn more.
Perhaps one of the most important accomplishments of my administration has been minding my own business.
Today's accomplishments were yesterday's impossibilities.
Robert H. Schuller
The size of your accomplishments, the quality of your achievement, will depend very largely on how big a man you see in yourself, what sort of image you get of your possible self, yourself at your best.
Orison Swett Marden
In wilderness I sense the miracle of life, and behind it our scientific accomplishments fade to trivia.
I have lived long enough both in years and in accomplishments.
I always turn to the sports pages first, which records people's accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man's failures.
Transport of the mails, transport of the human voice, transport of flickering pictures-in this century as in others our highest accomplishments still have the single aim of bringing men together.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Man is always more than he can know of himself; consequently, his accomplishments, time and again, will come as a surprise to him.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Man, unlike anything organic or inorganic in the universe, grows beyond his work, walks up the stairs of his concepts, emerges ahead of his accomplishments.
I would like to be remembered as a guy who had a set of priorities, and was willing to live by those priorities. In terms of accomplishments, my biggest accomplishment is that I kept the country safe amidst a real danger.
George W. Bush
High moral character is not a precondition for great moral accomplishments.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
Thomas J. Watson
Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give luster, and many more people see than weigh.
Do not let your grand ambitions stand in the way of small but meaningful accomplishments.
Bryant H. McGill
For all my education, accomplishments, and so called 'wisdom'... I can't fathom my own heart.
A man's accomplishments in life are the cumulative effect of his attention to detail.
John Foster Dulles
Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more people see than weigh.
I don't want to be remembered for my tennis accomplishments.
Man can acquire accomplishments or he can become an animal, whichever he wants. God makes the animals, man makes himself.
Alfred North Whitehead
To an outsider, I just seem like a list of accomplishments. To me, all there is is how often I fail.
We don't take credit for our accomplishments. I can't tell you how many times you'll say to a woman, 'Oh God, what you did was so great', and they say, 'Really? I didn't think it was that good.'
Dee Dee Myers
Somehow, knowing that Alzheimer's is coming mocks all one's aspirations - to tell stories, to think through certain issues as only a novel can do, to be recognised for one's accomplishments and hard work - in a way that old familiar death does not.
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