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Time is not measured by the passing of years but by what one does, what one feels, and what one achieves.
A painter, who finds no satisfaction in mere representation, however artistic, in his longing to express his inner life, cannot but envy the ease with which music, the most non-material of the arts today, achieves this end. He naturally seeks to apply the methods of music to his own art.
If a man achieves victory over this body, who in the world can exercise power over him? He who rules himself rules over the whole world.
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
The real spiritual progress of the aspirant is measured by the extent to which he achieves inner tranquility.
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.
Gary Ryan Blair
Superhuman effort isn't worth a damn unless it achieves results.
No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.
Alfred North Whitehead
Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.
In man - in the history of mankind, this has happened many times, and occupation leaders hang on to the land that they're occupying. People fight to liberate their land. But in the end, the people's will is what achieves victory.
The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.
The term 'overachiever' sort of makes it look like the person has mediocre talent and he just works so hard that he achieves beyond what you would think. 'Overachiever' is sort of a - it's sort of an incorrect term. An overachiever is someone that's just willing to pay the price to get so much more out of his performance.
Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.
Often times, the more power and prestige a person achieves, the more arrogant a person can become.
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.
It's better to be good than evil, but one achieves goodness at a terrific cost.
U.S. Government propaganda tries to give the impression that aerial bombardment achieves near-surgical accuracy, so that military targets can be destroyed with minimal effect on civilians. Technical documents give a different picture.
Although in skating you compete with other people, anyone who achieves a certain level of success is first and foremost competing against themselves. And for me the idea that I could always do better, learn more, learn faster, is something that came from skating. But I carried that with me for the rest of my life.
Be vigilant, for nothing one achieves lasts forever.
Tahar Ben Jelloun
Whoever thinks of stopping the uprising before it achieves its goals, I will give him ten bullets in the chest.
Although in skating you compete with other people, anyone who achieves a certain level of success is first and foremost competing against themselves. And for me, the idea that I could always do better, learn more, learn faster, is something that came from skating.
Simplicity is not an objective in art, but one achieves simplicity despite one's self by entering into the real sense of things.
Those who begin coercive elimination of dissent soon find themselves exterminating dissenters. Compulsory unification of opinion achieves only the unanimity of the graveyard.
I had had a lot of experience in bringing the Internet to Australia, and I saw that knowledge in the hands of people achieves reform.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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