Today we want to discuss our favorite quotes about accomplishments from some of our favorite artists and creators. If we missed any of your favorites, let us know on social media. Enjoy!
“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
“For me, I find that even though I’ve accomplished a few things in my life, looking back on accomplishments doesn’t give me a sense of satisfaction.” – Alan Alda
“High moral character is not a precondition for great moral accomplishments.” – Christopher Hitchens
“I believe in life that you know that everything prepares you for the next thing – whether it’s a hit, whether it’s not a hit, whether it’s a… your failures are your accomplishments because it makes you prepared for whatever it is that you are going to do next.” – Lee Daniels
“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 have lived long enough both in years and in accomplishments.” – Julius Caesar
“I just feel really good about my accomplishments. I haven’t had, like, a party because a deal goes through or something like that. I don’t know. I need to develop that – I need to have something that I do when things go right.” – Curtis Jackson
“I seriously feel like the best days are ahead, and I like the idea of getting to do everything I did before but with more knowledge, experience, and street smarts. There’s a certain love, appreciation, and gratitude that you have at 40 that you don’t have when you’re younger, and it makes every accomplishment feel so much better.” – Jennifer Lopez
“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
“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.” – Rihanna
“I’m not looking for ‘outer esteem’ anymore, what they call ‘other esteem.’ I’m looking for self-esteem. And people think that self-esteem is built with accomplishments. And, ‘Hey, look what I did in my life.'” – Lisa Lampanelli
“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
“Our accomplishments show what kind of people we are.” – Gil Scott-Heron
“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“To not to have entirely wasted one’s life seems to be a worthy accomplishment, if only for myself.” – Charles Bukowski
“To put up with what you cannot avoid is a philosophical principle, that may not perhaps lead you to the accomplishment of great deeds, but is assuredly eminently practical.” – Jules Verne
“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
“When you do a play, you have the kind of nightly feeling of accomplishment. But you also have the daily dread of the doing it every night. And because you’re doing the whole thing every day, it’s like climbing up the mountain every single night. With a movie it’s like climbing the mountain very slowly, over months of filming.” – Jesse Eisenberg
What Are Your Favorite Quotes About Accomplishment?
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