Top 144 Accomplishment Quotes

We have collected the best Accomplishment Quotes by famous authors including Carrie Fisher, Dawn Steel, Jim Jefferies, Borns, Eric Stoltz and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.

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We treat beauty like an accomplishment, and that is insane. Everyone in L.A. says, ‘Oh, you look good,’ and you listen for them to say you’ve lost weight. It’s never ‘How are you?’ or ‘You seem happy!’

Carrie Fisher
That’s my proudest accomplishment: that I don’t feel like a grown-up.

Dawn Steel
I can go into New York and sell out a theatre, but I didn’t have to fight my way to get there: I was already a made man from television. I sold out a theatre in London without any TV exposure, just word of mouth and being a good comic, and that was a much bigger sense of accomplishment than just being a guy from telly.

Jim Jefferies
I feel very short-attention span for like accomplishment. It’s like ‘oh that felt really good’ and then it’s kind of like an immediate emptiness of I need to make something else – I don’t like to dwell on things too long.

There’s a strange sense of accomplishment in making an independent film. Everything’s against you; there’s no time, and even less money – you bring a bottle of glue, chip in twenty bucks, and hope you all make it through the day. If you manage to finish it and it actually turns out to be pretty good, it’s thrilling.

Eric Stoltz
My high school years were fun and frustrating, typical of the teen years. The most important accomplishment was meeting my wife, Ruth.

Alan J. Heeger
While the FAST Act is a significant bipartisan accomplishment that provides much-needed funding certainty, this modest increase in funding is hardly the bold, forward-thinking plan our country needs to rebuild our crumbling infrastructure and create a 21st-century transportation system.

Mike Quigley
Within the soul of America is freedom of mind and spirit in man. Here alone are the open windows through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit. Here alone is human dignity not a dream but an accomplishment. Perhaps it is not perfect, but it is more full in realization here than any other place in the world.

Herbert Hoover
I think my playing has been orchestral throughout the years, and this is another way of expressing that. But I primarily see it as the ultimate accomplishment of a musician. Composing makes me feel like I’ve finally gotten all the way up the ladder as a musician.

Tony Williams
You have to remember that the hard days are what make you stronger. The bad days make you realize what a good day is. If you never had any bad days, you would never have that sense of accomplishment!

Aly Raisman
My most important professional accomplishment to date is the ability to keep working with absolutely no skills whatsoever.

Colin Mochrie
But clearly the fact that we’ve gone from zero Iraqi security forces on duty in May to up to 200,000 today is an enormous accomplishment, but it’s not enough.

John Abizaid
When we protect children from every possible source of danger, we also prevent them from having the kinds of experiences that develop their sense of self-reliance, their ability to assess and mitigate risk, and their sense of accomplishment.

Gever Tulley
Honestly, for me only playing 14 minutes my rookie year and breaking my leg. To be able to play all 82, that was really cool for me… That was, for me, a huge accomplishment. Something I’m really proud of for sure.

Julius Randle
Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve. Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achievement muscle. It’s a strengthening of his powers of accomplishment.

Thomas Carlyle
Simply as an exercise in efficient politics, Obama ’08 rewrote the textbook. His accomplishment was historic and one that transformed how race and politics intersect in our society. Obama is the leading edge of this change, but his success is merely the ripple in a pond that grows deeper every day.

Gwen Ifill
The accomplishment of open source is that it is the back end of the web, the invisible part, the part that you don’t see as a user.

Mitch Kapor
Even on education, his one accomplishment, the Leave No Child Behind Act, and he has left it unfunded.

Sidney Blumenthal
The early development of the human brain is extremely important for setting the table, if you will, for potential future accomplishment.

Dannel Malloy
Accomplishment is socially judged by ill defined criteria so that one has to rely on others to find out how one is doing.

Albert Bandura
I used to feel unsafe right in the moment of an accomplishment – I felt the ground fall from under my feet because this could be the end. And even now, while everyone is celebrating, I’m on to the next thing. I don’t want to get lost in this big cushion of success.

It is through accomplishment that man makes his contribution and contribution is life’s greatest reward.

John Portman
We are deeply conditioned against unconditionality because we’ve been told in a thousand different ways that accomplishment always precedes acceptance, that achievement always precedes approval.

Tullian Tchividjian
Who knows better than artists how much ugliness there is on the way to beauty, how many ghastly, mortifying missteps, how many days of granitic blockheadedness and dismaying ineptitude there is on the way to accomplishment, how partial all accomplishment is, how incomplete?

Tony Kushner
Health care reform, the marquee legislative accomplishment of the Obama administration’s first term, was passed before we entered the world of divided government.

Eliot Spitzer
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.

Jim Rohn
My biggest dream and my biggest accomplishment was to be on HBO and ‘True Detective.’ It was a show that I just fell in love with.

Adria Arjona
Conquering America for a U.K. artist is incredible because that’s what everybody wants and dreams about. The accomplishment is dominating a market which you aren’t familiar with.

Rita Ora
Being a mother is by far my greatest accomplishment.

Isla Fisher
Love in marriage should be the accomplishment of a beautiful dream, and not, as it too often is, the end.

Alphonse Karr
My contribution I hope is to get people to eat full-flavored food. If I could come away with that alone, that would be a fantastic accomplishment. I’m also very proud of being a very American chef.

Bobby Flay
Tim Kaine can’t point to a single accomplishment in the United States Senate for Virginia or Virginians.

Corey Stewart
Accomplishment is such a patronizing, dangerous word, isn’t it? I haven’t really accomplished anything. The most accomplished thing I’ve done is to have lived this long – 81.

Patrick Macnee
To me, I was celebrating the accomplishment of making it on ‘All Stars’ and doing the best I could. There was no way I could leave being bitter or sad about achieving another girl, accomplishing things that no one else has had the opportunity to do. I was just in a good place. And it was so stressful.

Chi Chi DeVayne
Being the first in my family to go to college, I believe, is my greatest accomplishment. It’s not my accomplishment; it’s my family’s accomplishment.

Eric Swalwell
Everyone wants to be paid well – I know that I certainly do. But there are lots of other satisfactions that we get from our work. To feel needed. To feel accomplishment. To believe that our work matters. Being a lawyer gives you a rare chance to experience that kind of success.

Jeffrey Toobin
Because I have moderated two general election debates – in 2004 and 2008 – I know better than to carp from the sidelines. I am confident in my accomplishment of having had Queen Latifah portray me on ‘Saturday Night Live’ both years.

Gwen Ifill
I didn’t want to write a book as Stephen King’s son, because all I did was get born, and that’s not much of an accomplishment. If that was the reason my book was published, it wouldn’t be worth the paper it was printed on. I wanted to do my own thing.

Owen King
The biggest accomplishment, in racial terms, for Barack Obama was being elected. He had to overcome his blackness to be elected. He climbed the Mt. Everest of American politics, becoming an historic first.

Randall Kennedy
I’m less worried about accomplishment – as younger people always can’t help but be – and more concerned with spending my time well, spending time with my family, and reading, learning things.

Jonathan Safran Foer
A great accomplishment shouldn’t be the end of the road, just the starting point for the next leap forward.

Harvey Mackay
Every time I’ve played in the postseason, it’s another huge accomplishment that I want to take full advantage of and go out there and play my best for the team.

Devin McCourty
My biggest accomplishment has been making a transition from athlete to author.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Well-being cannot exist just in your own head. Well-being is a combination of feeling good as well as actually having meaning, good relationships and accomplishment.

Martin Seligman
I always go back to when I was a kid and thinking about playing in the big leagues, so now that I’ve played in a thousand games, it’s a cool accomplishment.

Buster Posey
It’s always a big accomplishment to graduate from a university.

George Hill
For the division of labor demands from the individual an ever more one-sided accomplishment, and the greatest advance in a one-sided pursuit only too frequently means dearth to the personality of the individual.

Georg Simmel
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.

Elinor Smith
Making the playoffs three consecutive seasons is a great accomplishment.

Pau Gasol
This is a special class right here, to be an All-Star in the NBA. I don’t think anybody would have thought when I was coming in the league that I would get this accomplishment. This is special. I don’t know where I would rank it, but it’s definitely high on the list.

Kemba Walker
A miracle… my biggest accomplishment is my marriage so far. Because it’s hard, everyone knows it’s hard.

Gwen Stefani
I look upon another’s insistence on the merits of his or her life – duties, intellect, accomplishment – and see that most of it is nonsense.

Harold Brodkey
I was a ‘Big Brother’ fan. I thought they were better musicians than their detractors claimed, but more to the point, technical accomplishment was not something I cared about.

Ellen Willis
Life is an accomplishment and each moment has a meaning and you must use it.

Jeanne Moreau
I think if any president gets 30 – 35 percent of the agenda done within those first 100 days, I think it’s a pretty big accomplishment.

Martha MacCallum
A feeling of self worth is the best accomplishment we can foster in our prisons.

Yolanda King
Moreover, the accomplishment of Russia’s aims has been greatly simplified by the fact that we have heretofore offered the world no practical antidote for the Russian poison.

James Forrestal
Being under contract gives you financial and emotional security. But you lose the sense of accomplishment that goes hand in hand with being a free agent.

Van Heflin
Having a better and more productive life than my monster father has been my most significant accomplishment.

Stephen Hunter
The greatest feeling of accomplishment for me is the fact that I was an athlete who was somewhat disabled.

Bill Toomey
I made it to the top five on ‘Dancing with the Stars.’ To me, that was just a tremendous accomplishment.

Victoria Arlen
When I was a teenager, I remember the extraordinary feeling of accomplishment for completing ‘Vanity Fair.’ I don’t think it was even for school.

John Lithgow
I’ve never worked to make money. I understand we’ve got to eat and all that, but I never said I want to be a multimillionaire or a billionaire. To me, that’s of no significance. I work to have the accomplishment.

Bob Parsons
I worked in sales. It was definable, it had a quantifiable approach to accomplishment that had a great deal of importance to me. It had a degree of clarity that I loved. And of course, it was core.

Anne M. Mulcahy
Getting fit and eating well doesn’t always seem easy. But at the end of day when you start to see a difference, you will feel a sense of achievement and accomplishment.

Chris Hoy
Philosophic meditation is an accomplishment by which I attain Being and my own self, not impartial thinking which studies a subject with indifference.

Karl Jaspers
The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.

Arnold J. Toynbee
The moon landing was such a magnificent accomplishment in U.S. space history. I think that boots on the moon was just one indicator of the rapid technology advancement and really just showed what we can do when all of us are dedicated to a single goal over a long period of time.

Anne McClain
My first novel, ‘The Lions of Lucerne,’ just poured out of me. It was an amazing feeling of accomplishment. My biggest fear and therefore my biggest obstacle to becoming an author had been, ‘What if I spend all that time and the book is no good?’

Brad Thor
My greatest sense of accomplishment has come from having two amazing sons, but it’s also a paradox in that the times when I felt like the biggest failure have been times when I felt like, as a parent, I wasn’t making the right decisions or succeeding in the way that I should.

Michael Franti
I think I usually play the woman that, after the person tries to go for some extraordinary feat of romantic accomplishment, they happily wind up with me.

Jessica Hecht
Today, we are on a path of decay. We are seeing the book close on five decades of accomplishment as the leader in human space exploration.

Gene Cernan
I think I’ve been able to find happiness, and I’ve learned to love myself. That’s a huge accomplishment for anyone, learning to love yourself.

Jazz Jennings
Personal power gives you a sense of accomplishment. It enables you to live fully and zestfully. It provides you with a mature reason for liking yourself better. To state it another way, it is the mark of a healthy and well-adjusted individual to seek self-advancement by mastering his human relations.

Vernon Howard
For me, getting your number retired is the greatest accomplishment. There is no accolade with more significance that you can receive from an organization or school. Whether it was my four years at Central Arkansas or all my seasons with the Bulls in Chicago, it’s a sign of respect for what I have done.

Scottie Pippen
To make a 53-man roster would be a huge accomplishment – right up there with getting exonerated for a crime I didn’t commit.

Brian Banks
The accomplishment that I am most proud of is that ‘Free Willy’ and ‘Dave’ got a political message out, which isn’t easy to do within the constraints of studio moviemaking.

Lauren Shuler Donner
In the big picture, few of our careers live up to the dreams we nursed when we were young. In fact, one underside of success is that it’s nearly always penultimate, and so every accomplishment merely raises the bar.

Lionel Shriver
Ever since ‘Demon’s Souls,’ I’ve really been pursuing making games that give players a sense of accomplishment by overcoming tremendous odds.

Hidetaka Miyazaki
When I think about it, if somebody was to pass Pete Rose’s record just playing in Japan, that would be a bigger accomplishment because of the few games they play over there.

Ichiro Suzuki
I am a 10th class pass in Hindi. From 7th grade to 12th grade, I was in Delhi; before that, I was abroad. I came in not knowing a word of Hindi in 7th grade and learned Hindi and passed the exam in 10th. I think I was north of 50 percent, so I feel very proud of that accomplishment.

Raghuram Rajan
Nothing splendid was ever created in cold blood. Heat is required to forge anything. Every great accomplishment is the story of a flaming heart.

Arnold H. Glasow
Hey, I think it’s easy for guys to hit .300 and stay in the big leagues. Hit .200 and try to stick around as long as I did; I think it’s a much greater accomplishment. That’s hard.

Bob Uecker
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Although it was a great accomplishment to win a gold medal, as soon as they put it on you, that’s it; your career is over.

Sugar Ray Leonard
Self-image sets the boundaries of individual accomplishment.

Maxwell Maltz
I’m very hard on myself. Sometimes too hard on myself. When I lost in the Wimbledon finals, I was so sad, I cried. I had the runner-up trophy! It’s still a great accomplishment, but I was so mad.

Eugenie Bouchard
Wins are the most important measure for goalies, I think. Certainly it’s a great accomplishment.

Curtis Joseph
An uplifting sense of purpose is more than an impetus for individual accomplishment, it is also a necessary insurance policy against expediency and impropriety.

Gary Hamel
The feeling of accomplishment welled up inside of me, three Olympic gold medals. I knew that was something nobody could ever take away from me, ever.

Wilma Rudolph
Tennis court, the results, yes, it gives me a feeling of accomplishment and knowing that all the work I put in is working. It’s a great feeling. But happiness is something way bigger than tennis.

Victoria Azarenka
I did not find living alone difficult. In fact, it was such a liberating feeling because simple things like ironing my clothes, doing laundry, making my bed made me feel independent and gave me the sense of accomplishment that I can do it myself.

Athiya Shetty
I want to do something that I’m proud of and that I can look back on with pride of accomplishment.

Bruce Rauner
Every accomplishment I’ve had is from the Groundlings.

Mikey Day
I would like to be remembered as a guy who had a set of priorities, and was willing to live by those priorities. In terms of accomplishments, my biggest accomplishment is that I kept the country safe amidst a real danger.

George W. Bush
Being acknowledged for your work is always a great accomplishment, whether it’s people in my city, kids in the street, all the way up to the Grammys.

Kendrick Lamar
When I see muscles that are more defined that I hadn’t seen before, it’s exciting. I love a muscular figure. It feels like an accomplishment, and it makes me feel strong, and I love having a strong body.

Candace Cameron Bure
I’m not at my physical peak, but if I can still beat guys, many of whom were born after I won my first tournament, that’s a great accomplishment.

Karch Kiraly
The pact creating a North American free-trade zone was President Bill Clinton’s signature accomplishment; but NAFTA is also the bugaboo of union leaders, grassroots activists and Midwesterners who blame free trade for the factory closings they see in their hometowns.

Nina Easton
I always thought if you run a Marathon in less than 4 hours, there is a tick of athletic accomplishment in that. Anything over that is just an old guy with a hard head who isn’t going to stop until he’s done.

Michael Waltrip
Getting a degree from Duke University is an amazing accomplishment for me.

Grayson Allen
Your identity is firmly anchored in Christ’s accomplishment, not yours; his strength, not yours; his performance, not yours; his victory, not yours.

Tullian Tchividjian
Ronda Rousey is a woman of extraordinary accomplishment, and anything that Ronda Rousey does is going to come with extreme scrutiny because she is such a pivotal figure in not only American sports but in global sports as well.

Paul Heyman
Life is filled with tragedy, with long patches of struggle and with, I think, beautiful bursts of joy and accomplishment. Blessed with those moments, you just try to relax as much as possible and focus on the little things, like the joy of changing your baby’s diaper.

David Dastmalchian
Whether you’re successful or not, you’ll never actually feel the joys of accomplishment unless you love yourself. Success can be very difficult to deal with. You have to stay in the center. If you let your success define you, then you’re really just setting yourself up for failure.

Goldie Hawn
Blessedness consists in the accomplishment of our desires, and in our having only regular desires.

Saint Augustine
I hate that you get beat up so much about an accomplishment, but I guess that’s part of life. Haters gonna hate.

Kyle Busch
I would say weightlifting – this methodical act that results in physical and mental feelings of strength, capability, accomplishment – has absolutely had a massive ripple effect on my life.

Chloe Madeley
My biggest accomplishment was playing ‘Lark’ on the daytime drama Port Charles because it was the most regular acting job I have had, and I had to step in and fill someone else’s shoes.

Amy Weber
A remarkable thing about the Silicon Valley culture is that its status structure is so based on technical accomplishment and prowess.

Jaron Lanier
The most satisfying accomplishment for me was winning the British Open in 1996. But the most rewarding times were the times on the mini tours.

Tom Lehman
I used to say my biggest accomplishment was just getting drafted, whether it was the first pick or the 100th or whatever.

Allen Iverson
To not to have entirely wasted one’s life seems to be a worthy accomplishment, if only for myself.

Charles Bukowski
A nobler example, because a less personal one, of the pinch of poverty, is when it prevents the accomplishment of some cherished scheme for the benefit of the human race.

James Payn
Some people ask, ‘How do you attract the young and so many different people when your poetry is complicated and different?’ I say, ‘My accomplishment is that my readers trust me and accept my suggestions for change.’

Mahmoud Darwish
Like Hillary Clinton, I, too, have traveled hundreds of thousands of miles around the globe. But unlike Mrs. Clinton, I know that flying is an activity, not an accomplishment.

Carly Fiorina
The great accomplishment of Jobs’s life is how effectively he put his idiosyncrasies – his petulance, his narcissism, and his rudeness – in the service of perfection.

Malcolm Gladwell
Voting is great, but it’s not an accomplishment. It’s a responsibility.

Jack Schlossberg
My best moment in the UFC, I guess now that I look back, I guess my biggest accomplishment is the two belts in two weight classes. I really wanted to see if I could make it three, but you know, you’re talking about the best guys in the world.

B. J. Penn
For all the tribulations in our lives, for all the troubles that remain in the world, the decline of violence is an accomplishment that we can savor – and an impetus to cherish the forces of civilization and enlightenment that made it possible.

Steven Pinker
I’d never played on a team until high school. It gave me a sense of belonging, a focus, and helped build my confidence. I liked the feeling of accomplishment and the respect. Sports ideally teach discipline and commitment. They challenge you and build character for everything you do in life.

Howie Long
All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination, Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth.

Napoleon Hill
I’ve photographed just about everyone in the world. But what I hope to do is photograph people of accomplishment, not celebrity, and help define the difference once again.

Richard Avedon
I’ve been asked a number of times what was my proudest accomplishment when I was still very active in the day-to-day affairs of Southwest Airlines. I always said job security for our people.

Herb Kelleher
Creating a vertically oriented regional ecosystem is a pretty amazing accomplishment for any country or industry.

Steve Blank
I didn’t want people to think of me as someone who wasn’t impressed with a silver medal, because obviously that’s a huge accomplishment, and I was so happy. It was more about me just being not impressed with falling at the Olympics in my last event.

McKayla Maroney
I don’t have any feeling of accomplishment about anything unless there’s a lot of risk to it.

Mario Andretti
I think that anything that you do, any accomplishment that you make, you have to work for. And I’ve worked very hard in the last ten years of my life, definitely, and I can tell you that hard work pays off. It’s not just a cliche.

Cameron Diaz
You can have meaning, accomplishment, engagement and good relationships, even if you are dull on the positive affect side.

Martin Seligman
I have concluded that Literature is no proper pursuit for a gentleman and that Writing ought never to be consider’d but as an elegant Accomplishment to be indulg’d in with infrequency and Discrimination.

H. P. Lovecraft
Children love and want to be loved and they very much prefer the joy of accomplishment to the triumph of hateful failure. Do not mistake a child for his symptom.

Erik Erikson
Egypt has been a partner of the United States over the last 30 years, has been instrumental in keeping the peace in the Middle East between Egypt and Israel, which is a critical accomplishment that has meant so much to so many people.

Hillary Clinton
I grew up as a sports fan, and I know that a hall of fame is very different than an award for being the best of the year. It’s a nod to the longevity of our accomplishment.

Chuck D
We live in a country that sent people to the moon. This accomplishment, along with other bold leaps of faith, required political will, determination and imagination. Providing health care for all of our citizens requires the same force of will.

Nina Turner
It’s an accomplishment to play in the NFL.

Chris Long
My mother always taught us that any accomplishment my sisters or I achieve is a ‘feather in all our caps.’ Kathy, Kim, and I are always proud of each other. We feel that each of our lives is a reflection on all of us. We all want the best for each other.

Kyle Richards
The Royal Opera House? I once had the immense privilege of appearing there and was awed by the air of refinement of those seemingly ethereal beings who floated about in the highest echelons of musical accomplishment, effortlessly producing virtuoso performances in several different languages.

Ann Widdecombe
I don’t have muscle tone. I’m just flab. I’m not a daredevil. I don’t like pain, I don’t like cold, I don’t want to feel exhausted. But the sense of accomplishment is something I’ve never felt before, in a physical sense.

Charlene Tilton
There is something very intriguing about, for example, the sense of accomplishment that a small child has, which you might be able to reduce to aggression and libido, but which might also have some independent existence.

Peter Gay
The entrepreneurial life is one of challenge, work, dedication, perseverance, exhilaration, agony, accomplishment, failure, sacrifice, control, powerlessness… but ultimately, extraordinary satisfaction.

David S. Rose
In Japan, mothers insist on achievement and accomplishment as a sign of love and respect. Thus to fail places children in a highly shamed situation.

Michael Lewis
All money means to me is a pride in accomplishment.

Ray Kroc
At 31, I decided to learn how to read and, at 32, read my first book: Lee Iacocca’s autobiography. Ten years later, with my friend Larry ‘Smokey’ Genta, I wrote my first book, which was my proudest accomplishment.

Diamond Dallas Page
When you reach a level of status – and making it to college is an accomplishment in itself – you are trying to define who you are.

Kenya Barris