Almost everything that distinguishes the modern world from earlier centuries is attributable to science which achieved its most spectacular triumphs in the seventeenth century.
Ladies and gentlemen it is with great sadness that I announce that I will resign as Australia's Minister for Foreign Affairs. I am sad because I love this job. I'm totally dedicated to the work that we are doing in Australia's name around the world and I believe that we have achieved many good results for Australia and I'm proud of them.
NASA has been one of the most successful public investments in motivating students to do well and achieve all they can achieve. It's sad that we are turning the programme in a direction where it will reduce the amount of motivation and stimulation it provides to young people.
It seemed romantic but also tragic - people would be winning but then lose it all or crash but fight on break bones but get back on their bikes and try to finish. Just getting to the end was seen as an achievement in itself.
We sincerely hope that south Asian countries will respect and live in amity with each other and achieve common development and that south Asia will enjoy peace stability and prosperity.
No but I've always felt that with true talent and a commitment to hard work it is possible to achieve an enduring respect and appreciation. In other words I don't take my fans for granted.
The first few games that we played against some of the teams the young guys you know want a stick sign or photo sign and I think that they respect what I have achieved throughout my career.
With respect to the respective French and German traditions you are no doubt correct although I am reluctant to see individual achievement reduced to archetypes.
I want to say with the utmost of sincerity not as a Republican but as an American that I have great respect for Senator Obama's historic achievement to become his party's nominee not because of his color but with indifference to it.
I think that Bill and Hillary Clinton have a very special relationship and I think in very many ways to them it's a very satisfying relationship. I think that it's a mutual respect with a goal of power to achieve maintain power. And I think that they have been good partners in that.
Contentment does not come from achievement. It comes from a relationship with the Lord.
We want to obviously foster a relationship that we're a partner with states that we all share the same goals of closing the achievement gap just as the Congress does and that we're practical and sophisticated enough to understand what they're talking about.
The Apology opened the opportunity for a new relationship based on mutual respect and mutual responsibility between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australia. Because without mutual respect and mutual responsibility the truth is we can achieve very little.
I present myself to you in a form suitable to the relationship I wish to achieve with you.
The worth of a civilization or a culture is not valued in the terms of its material wealth or military power but by the quality and achievements of its representative individuals - its philosophers its poets and its artists.
A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done.
To achieve you need thought. You have to know what you are doing and that's real power.
Nobody under the sun was like Madonna. She was positive and clear and wholly dedicated to achieving everything that she's achieved.
For the liberal state to accommodate a diversity of beliefs while having few positive convictions is one of the more admirable achievements of civilization.
Thus the focus on this main political goal must become more visible in EU politics and to achieve this we need a political impulse. It must be clear what the priorities on the agenda are.
Clarity clarity surely clarity is the most beautiful thing in the world A limited limiting clarity I have not and never did have any motive of poetry But to achieve clarity.
If my poetry aims to achieve anything it's to deliver people from the limited ways in which they see and feel.
The conflict in the Middle East needs to be solved for the same reasons. It is necessary to reach a two-states solution built on international law for sustainable peace and development and it can only be achieved through joint efforts by the international community.
The Nobel Peace Prize is a powerful message. A durable peace is not a single achievement but an environment a process and a commitment.