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Achievement

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.

Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924) American author and founder of Success magazine.

It's no use saying, ''We are doing our best.'' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) British politician.

Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished.

Confucius (BC 551-BC 479) Chinese philosopher.

The achievements which society rewards are won at the cost of diminution of personality

Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961) Swiss psychologist and psychiatrist.

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Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.

Margaret Thatcher (1925-?) British statewoman.

For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832) German poet, novelist and dramatist.

Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements and doubts. We tend to forget the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful groping. We see our past achievements as the end results of

Eric Hoffer (1902-1983) American philosopher and author.

Every great achievement is the victory of a flaming heart.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) American naturalist, poet and philosopher.

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