Quotes with achieve
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying.
All men seek one goal: success or happiness. The only way to achieve true success is to express yourself completely in service to society. First, have a definite, clear, practical ideal-a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends-wisdom, money, materials and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.
Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.
There are so many benefits to be derived from space exploration and exploitation; why not take what seems to me the only chance of escaping what is otherwise the sure destruction of all that humanity has struggled to achieve for 50,000 years?
You never achieve real success unless you like what you are doing.
Popular congresses are the only means to achieve popular democracy. Any system of government other than popular congresses is undemocratic.
The Green Book (1975)
Leadership is taking responsibility for enabling others to achieve shared purpose in the face of uncertainty.
Self-discipline without talent can often achieve astounding results, whereas talent without self-discipline inevitably dooms itself to failure.
Pieces of Eight (1982)
Mere goodness can achieve little against the power of nature.
The image is to be seized without hesitation, so that the representation does not suffer. If the ink is too rich, it loses its expressive quality; if too weak in tone, it fails to achieve a proper vigour.
I set another goal -- a reasonable, manageable goal that I could realistically achieve if I worked hard enough. I approached everything step by step.
To achieve sustainable innovation you need to seek persistent disequilibrium. To seek persistent disequilibrium means that one must chase after disruption without succumbing to it, or retreating from it.
New Rules for the New Economy: 10 Radical Strategies for a Connected World (1999)
Nothing worthwhile ever happens quickly and easily. You achieve only as you are determined to achieve ... and as you keep at it until you have achieved.
I sought excitement and, taking chances, I was all ready to fail in order to achieve something large.
Ultimately a hero is a man who would argue with the gods, and so awakens devils to contest his vision. The more a man can achieve, the more he may be certain that the devil will inhabit a part of his creation.
The Presidential Papers (1963)
Timid, shy people are morbidly self-conscious; they think too much about themselves. Their thoughts are always turned inward; they are always analyzing, dissecting themselves, wondering how they appear and what people think of them. If these people could only forget themselves and think of others, they would be surprised to see what freedom, ease, and grace they would gain; what success in life they would achieve.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
Love is a dirty trick played on us to achieve the continuation of the species.
Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.
Why was it necessary to drop the nuclear bomb if LeMay was burning up Japan? And he went on from Tokyo to firebomb other cities. 58% of Yokohama. Yokohama is roughly the size of Cleveland. 58% of Cleveland destroyed. Tokyo is roughly the size of New York. 51% percent of New York destroyed. 99% of the equivalent of Chattanooga, which was Toyama. 40% of the equivalent of Los Angeles, which was Nagoya. This was all done before the dropping of the nuclear bomb, which by the way was dropped by LeMay's command. Proportionality should be a guideline in war. Killing 50% to 90% of the people of 67 Japanese cities and then bombing them with two nuclear bombs is not proportional, in the minds of some people, to the objectives we were trying to achieve.
The Fog of War
It would be our policy to use nuclear weapons wherever we felt it necessary to protect our forces and achieve our objectives.
If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse gift will find a fitting place.
Complaining does not work as a strategy. We all have finite time and energy. Any time we spend whining is unlikely to help us achieve our goals. And it won’t make us happier.
The Last Lecture
Every failure made me more confident. Because I wanted even more to achieve as revenge. To show that I could.
To achieve the impossible, it is precisely the unthinkable that must be thought.
Jitterbug Perfume (1984)
Don't join an easy crowd. You won't grow. Go where the expectations and the demands to perform and achieve are high.
Progress is not made by taking pride in our present standards but by critically examining these standards, hypothetically setting higher standards and attempting to achieve them.
No man is liberated from fear who dare not see his place in the world as it is; no man can achieve the greatness of which he is capable until he has allowed himself to see his own littleness.
Dreams and Facts (1919).
If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything, wouldn't you, at any time? And you would achieve nothing!
Interview for Press Association (10th anniversary as Prime Minister) (May 3, 1989)
It would appear that we have reached the limits of what it is possible to achieve with computer technology, although one should be careful with such statements, as they tend to sound pretty silly in 5 years.
When male and female combine, all things achieve harmony.
Tao Te Ching
Only those who attempt the absurd achieve the impossible.