Explore the value of Achievement
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Our national billboard campaign features positive role models and uplifting values including achievement. Since we started in 2000, we've made over 70 billboards. Which one is your favorite?

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Here are some inspiring stories about achievement.
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THE WAY Hello my name is Zechariah Sawyer and i am what some of us would call a “martial artist”,for as long as i can remember I have always loved martial arts i would jump around and pretend i was “karate kid” but one day as we were driving down the road my dreams started to unfold as my dad began talking about his...
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MY SON WHO NEEDS FRIENDS While watching the pass it on commercial the similarity in her story matched my own with my 9 year old son. He is autistic spectrum as well. And he has no friends who are his peers. I am the only one that plays with him in the park. And it hurts so much. He offers to play with other children, but once they...
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THE CANCER MONEY It was my winter break, and I went to my grandparents house. My aunt was there and she was telling me about how her class raised money for a cancer organization. Right then I knew what i was doing that winter break raise 500$ for cancer. Then next day I set up an account and just then somebody donated 36$...
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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ACHIEVEMENT QUOTATIONS
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“Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.”

Napoleon Hill

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“It doesn't matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.”

Oprah Winfrey

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“Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. ”

Golda Meir

20170403 monday quote
“Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible.”

Albert Einstein

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“Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.”

William Jennings Bryan

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“If you can't do great things, do small things in a great way.”

Napoleon Hill

Emerson
“To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“If my mind can conceive it, my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it!”

Jesse Jackson

20170407 friday quote
“Never mistake activity for achievement.”

John R. Wooden

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“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.”

Robert F. Kennedy

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'achievement'.
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bethany h my hero is Bethany Hamilton because of what happened to her she never gave up. I just finished reading her book and i loved it. She is my hero because she kept pushing on and never gave up. She has inspired me to never give up and keep trying even when you want to give up and think that something is to hard. "for...
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Roseanne Dear mom, I knew it was thanksgiving and i thgought it would be sweet to do this. So even if you dont come home until 9 i still want you to see this. We may argue, we may fight, but you need a little rain to have a rainbow ;) I know everything about you from your...
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Trevor My hero like to play video games a lot and be on his kindle and watch youTube. He also helps me with my homework when my mom or dad is working or out shopping. He helps me learn games that I don't know how to play and he does.
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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ACHIEVEMENT
AMBITION
APPRECIATING NATURE
APPRECIATION
BEING THERE
BELIEVE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
CARING
CHARACTER
CHARITY
CHEER
CIVILITY
CLASS AND GRACE
COMMITMENT
COMMON GROUND
COMPASSION
COMPLIMENTS
COMPROMISE
CONFIDENCE
CONNECTING
COURAGE
COURTESY
CREATIVITY
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
DEVOTION
DO THY BEST
DO YOUR PART
DRIVE
EDUCATION
ENCOURAGEMENT
EQUALITY
EXCELLENCE
FAMILY
FITNESS
FORESIGHT
FORGIVENESS
FRIENDSHIP
GENEROSITY
GET ALONG
GIVING BACK
GOOD EXAMPLES
GOOD MANNERS
GRATITUDE
GREAT MUSIC
GRIT
HARD WORK
HEALTH
HELPING OTHERS
HONESTY
HONOR
HOPE
HUMILITY
IMAGINE
INCLUDING OTHERS
INCLUSION
INGENUITY
INNOVATION
INSPIRATION
INTEGRITY
JOY
JUSTICE
KINDNESS
LAUGHTER
LEADERSHIP
LEARNING
LISTENING
LITERACY
LIVE LIFE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LOVE
LOYALTY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
MENTORING
MINDFULNESS
MOTIVATION
OPPORTUNITY
OPTIMISM
OVERCOMING
PARENTING
PASSION
PATIENCE
PEACE
PERSEVERANCE
PERSISTENCE
PIONEERING
PLEASE AND THANK YOU
PRACTICE
PREPARATION
PURPOSE
REACHING OUT
RESILIENCY
RESPECT
RESPONSIBILITY
RIGHT CHOICES
RISING ABOVE
SACRIFICE
SERVICE
SHARING
SMILE
SOUL
SPORTSMANSHIP
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
STEWARDSHIP
STRENGTH
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
TEAM WORK
TRUE BEAUTY
TRUST
UNITY
VISION
VOLUNTEERING
WONDER
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Your Comments
Ken from Illinois MAY 17, 2017
Don't let perfection be the enemy of accomplishment. You have to know when "good enough" is good enough.

Arshath from Sri Lanka - Colombo MARCH 8, 2017
Fantastic Story !!

Laurie from Iowa MAY 3, 2016
I love these quotes! They help inspire me to do my best every day. Self-talk and positive affirmation is key to success.

Anonymous SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
"Winning here is a conscious decision. Make up your mind whether you want to pass - or choose to fail." Great quote from the movie "Lone Survivor".

STUART D MAYES from LOUISVILLE KY FEBRUARY 18, 2014
FREEDOM FROM SELF TOARMENT IS FREEDOM WHAT WAS TRUELY HOW ONE'SSELF IS MENT TO BE~

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