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I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying.
Follow your dreams. If you have a goal, and you want to achieve it, then work hard and do everything you can to get there, and one day it will come true.
Aviation is proof that given, the will, we have the capacity to achieve the impossible.
Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown.
Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!
Success is about enjoying what you have and where you are, while pursuing achievable goals.
Remember you will not always win. Some days, the most resourceful individual will taste defeat. But there is, in this case, always tomorrow - after you have done your best to achieve success today.
I've been very lucky. There are guys I know who are really terrific in this business of stand-up who have not gotten the recognition they deserve. And it's nice, if you've put in the time, to achieve that recognition.
One has to take initiative in life to achieve what he or she wants.
If my poetry aims to achieve anything, it's to deliver people from the limited ways in which they see and feel.
If your child marches to a different beat, a different drummer, you might just have to go along with that music. Help them achieve what's important to them.
I spent lunchtime in a grave during the filming of 'Bloody Mama.' When you're younger, you feel that's what you need to do to help you stay in character. When you get older, you become more confident and less intense about it - and you can achieve the same effect.
Robert De Niro
If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it.
John D. Rockefeller
You have to put in many, many, many tiny efforts that nobody sees or appreciates before you achieve anything worthwhile.
If future generations are to remember us more with gratitude than sorrow, we must achieve more than just the miracles of technology. We must also leave them a glimpse of the world as it was created, not just as it looked when we got through with it.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Have you ever struggled to find work or love, only to find them after you have given up? This is the paradox of letting go. Let go, in order to achieve. Letting go is God's law.
Mary Manin Morrissey
A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal which is worth achieving.
The human spirit needs to accomplish, to achieve, to triumph to be happy.
This means that to entrust to science - or to deliberate control according to scientific principles - more than scientific method can achieve may have deplorable effects.
Friedrich August von Hayek
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.
If you set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.
A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve success or financial independence after the chief reason for which we sought it has passed away.
If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be 'meetings.'
If you want to be successful, find someone who has achieved the results you want and copy what they do and you'll achieve the same results.
I don't think it's any coincidence that I lost my religious faith and 'manned up' in the same year. I was described somewhere as a lapsed Catholic, which is funny because I'm not going back! I want to achieve things rather than live life in an animalistic way.
C. S. Lewis
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