Americans have been given goals to achieve in Iraq but not the standards by which to measure progress. And the only assurance Americans have been given that we can reach those goals is to trust the President and his Administration at their word.
The hedonistic lifestyle is difficult to achieve when you're still carrying your own gear. Trust me that you don't feel glamorous with a 60-pound amp in your arms it's a lot less sexy than toting a vodka gimlet and impossible to do in heels.
I grew up skateboarding it was fun. I didn't think about money I didn't know how much professional skateboarders made. I just knew that if I became a professional skateboarder I would achieve a lot and get to travel and do these great things.
Rocket scientists agree that we have about reached the limit of our ability to travel in space using chemical rockets. To achieve anything near the speed of light we will need a new energy source and a new propellant. Nuclear fission is not an option.
Time travel may be achieved one day or it may not. But if it is it should not require any fundamental change in world-view at least for those who broadly share the world view I am presenting in this book.
Why I'd like nothing better than to achieve some bold adventure worthy of our trip.
Time is not measured by the passing of years but by what one does what one feels and what one achieves.
If you set out to be liked you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time and you would achieve nothing.
I think what drove me insane for a long time is feeling like I hadn't earned most of what I achieved because it came so fast.
Once you have mastered time you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade!
If you just set out to be liked you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time and you would achieve nothing.
Our markets have not achieved their great successes as a result of government fiat but rather through efforts of competing interests working to meet the demands of investors and to fulfill the promises posed by advancing technology.
It would appear that we have reached the limits of what it is possible to achieve with computer technology although one should be careful with such statements as they tend to sound pretty silly in 5 years.
Roman civilization had achieved within the bounds of its technology relatively as great a mastery of time and space as we have achieved today.
Gates is the ultimate programming machine. He believes everything can be defined examined reduced to essentials and rearranged into a logical sequence that will achieve a particular goal.
Badges mean nothing in themselves but they mark a certain achievement and they are a link between the rich and the poor. For when one girl sees a badge on a sister Scout's arm if that girl has won the same badge it at once awakens an interest and sympathy between them.
Nothing good comes in life or athletics unless a lot of hard work has preceded the effort. Only temporary success is achieved by taking short cuts.
Success in whatever form it takes is a tricky thing - once you've achieved your goal then what? Where do you aim?
Every success in limiting armaments is a sign that the will to achieve mutual understanding exists and every such success thus supports the fight for international law and order.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
You may lose your wife you may lose your dog your mother may hate you. None of those things matter. What matters is that you achieve success and become free. Then you can do whatever you like.
Happy people are ignoramuses and glory is nothing else but success and to achieve it one only has to be cunning.
Thought is the original source of all wealth all success all material gain all great discoveries and inventions and of all achievement.
Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work.