Charles Kendall Adams quotes

  • No student ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him: it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.
    -- Charles Kendall Adams

    #Success #Greatness #Excellence

  • No one ever attains success by simply doing what is required of him.
    -- Charles Kendall Adams

  • In all parts of the Old World, as well as of the New, it was evident that Columbus had kindled a fire in every mariner's heart. That fire was the harbinger of a new era, for it was not to be extinguished.
    -- Charles Kendall Adams

    #Heart #Fire #World

  • Get dealt a set of cards in life, and just deal with them........no problem.
    -- Charles Kendall Adams

    #Cards #Problem #Deals

  • Almost anyone can be an author; the business is to collect money and fame from this state of being.

  • Keep working hard and you can get anything that you want. If God gave you the talent, you should go for it. But don't think it's going to be easy. It's hard!

  • Once your mind stretches to a new level it never goes back to its original dimension

  • Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

  • Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.

  • I'm a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down.

  • It goes without saying that only inner greatness possess a true value ("une valeur véritable,", Fr.) . Any attempt to rise up (or at rising up, - "s'élever", Fr.) outwardly above others, or to want (or wish) to impose one's superiority, denote a lack of moral greatness, since we do not try to replace ("suppléer", Fr.) in that way (.... in French "par là", Fr.) to what, if we did really possess it, would have no need whatsoever to flaunt itself.

  • Ten thousand times I've done my best and all's to do again.

  • Excellence is a continuous process and not an accident.

  • I don't settle in any other area of my life when it comes to excellence, so why should I lower my standards when it comes to boys?