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men are prepared to accomplish the incredible
if their ideals are threatened.
“SixDegrees.org is about using the idea that we
are all connected to accomplish something good.
It is my hope that Six Degrees will soon be something
more than a game or a gimmick. It will also be
a force for good, by bringing a social conscience
to social networking.”
is the ability to work together toward a common
vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishment
toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel
that allows common people to attain uncommon results.
~ Andrew Carnegie
of the important things in the world have been accomplished
who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope
-- Dale Carnegie
you doubt you can accomplish something, then you
can't accomplish it. You have to have confidence
in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow
have the ability to provide clean water for every
man, woman and child on the Earth. What has been
lacking is the collective will to accomplish this.
What are we waiting for? This is the commitment
we need to make to the world, now."
“Anger and hatred cannot bring harmony. The noble
task of arms control and disarmament cannot be
accomplished by confrontation and condemnation.
Hostile attitudes only serve to heat up the situation,
whereas a true sense of respect gradually cools
down what otherwise could become explosive. We
must recognize the frequent contradictions between
short-term benefit and long-term harm.”
be yourself in a world that is constantly trying
to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also
dream; not only plan, but also believe.
- Anatole France
are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate
The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible
-- Haim G. Ginott
is a scourge that must be overcome, and this can
only be accomplished through concerted international
efforts involving effective partnerships between
developed and developing countries and between government,
the private sector and civil society.
-- Dr. HAN Seung-soo, Former President of the UN
matter what you've done for yourself or for humanity,
if you can't look back on having given love and attention
to your own family,
what have you really accomplished?
-- Lee Iacocca
what millions of us can accomplish... we will
make our dream of a better world a reality.."
-- Ellis Jones
creation of something new is not accomplished by the
but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity.
The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.
-- Carl Jung
long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it
is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though
they were great and noble. The world is moved along,
not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but
also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each
-- Helen Keller
if we wish to accomplish in the next 15 years
what we failed to accomplish in the last 15,
we would do well to focus on democratizing structures
of power. That means imagining, and then creating,
you do nothing, you feel overwhelmed and powerless.
But when you get involved, you feel the sense of hope
that comes from knowing you are working to make things
-- Pauline R. Kezer
"If I have brightened up one single sad childhood,
then I have at least accomplished something in
is genius in persistence. It conquers all opposers.
It gives confidence. It annihilates obstacles. Everybody
believes in a determined man. People know that when
he undertakes a thing, the battle is half won, for
his rule is to accomplish whatever he sets out to
-- Orison Swett Marden
who labors diligently need never despair; for all things
are accomplished by diligence and labor.”
We have to build things that we want
to see accomplished, in life and in our country,
based on our own personal experiences ... to make
sure that others ... do not have to suffer the same
worth doing is completed in our lifetime, Therefore,
we are saved by hope. Nothing true or beautiful
or good makes complete sense in any immediate
context of history; Therefore, we are saved by
faith. Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be
accomplished alone. Therefore, we are saved by
love. No virtuous act is quite a virtuous from
the standpoint of our friend or foe as from our
own; Therefore, we are saved by the final form
of love which is forgiveness.
-- Reinhold Niebuhr
let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish
something stand in the way of your doing it. The
time will pass anyway; we might just as well put
that passing time to the best possible use.
-- Earl Nightingale
don't accomplish anything in this world alone ...
and whatever happens is the result of the whole
tapestry of one's life and all the weavings of individual
threads from one to another that creates something.
-- Sandra Day O'Connor
is a real magic in enthusiasm.
It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
-- Norman Vincent Peale
Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the
sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding,
mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
times the road of life can seem dark, cold, and
lonely and our dreams feel so far away. But then
an encouraging word from a friend or even reading
an inspiring quote or listening to a moving song
can renew our sense of hope and give us the strength
to keep on trying once again to accomplish our
can accomplish by kindness what you cannot do by force."
-- Publilius Syrus (1st century BC)
in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life
or accomplish for yourself.
It's what you do for others.
-- Danny Thomas
improvement of life was only accomplished to the
extent to which it was based on a change of consciousness,
that is, to the extent to which the law of violence
was replaced in men's consciousness by the law of
is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care
who gets the credit."
-- Harry Truman
the peoples of the United Nations, determined
to save succeeding generations from the scourge
of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought
untold sorrow to mankind, and to reaffirm faith
in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and
worth of the human person, in the equal right
of men and women and of nations large and small....And
for these ends to practice tolerance and live
together in peace with one another as good neighbors...have
resolved to combine our efforts to accomplish
-- Preamble, Charter of the United Nations.
I saw as a teacher how, if you take that spark
of learning that those children have, and you
ignite it, you can take a child from any background
to a lifetime of creativity and accomplishment.
Those who have no record of what their forebears
have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes
from the teaching of biography and history.