Quotes with achievements
To this day, one of my proudest achievements is captaining my country. I knew every time I wore the Three Lions shirt, I was not only following in a long line of great players, I was also representing every fan that cared passionately about their country. I'm honored to represent England both on and off the pitch.
In a statement announcing his retirement on May 16, 2013.
High achievements demand some other unusual qualification besides an unusual desire for high prizes.
The Mill on the Floss (1860)
The three hardest tasks in the world are neither physical feats nor intellectual achievements, but moral acts: to return love for hate, to include the excluded, and to say, "I was wrong."
Pieces of Eight (1982)
Cherish your visions and your dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to win success in spite of every barrier, is the price of all great achievements.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings, is the price of all great achievements.
How to Succeed or, Stepping-Stones to Fame and Fortune (1896)
I was the only "good" thing in it. I don't mean that facetiously. Everything and everyone else in it was evil or bad. That was one of my proudest achievements in acting.
Interview with Linda Brookover, March 11, 1996.
The balance between price in past achievements and consciousness of present shortcomings is difficult to strike.
Our nation is indeed fortunate that we can still draw on an immense reservoir of courage, character, and fortitude, that we are still blessed with heroes like those of the space shuttle Challenger. Man will continue his conquest of space. To reach out for new goals and ever-greater achievements, that is the way we shall commemorate our seven Challenger heroes.
The greatest achievements of the human mind are generally received with distrust.
The awareness of the ambiguity of one’s highest achievements (as well as one’s deepest failures) is a definite symptom of maturity.