Goals quotes page 2
We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our
Henry David Thoreau
If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals, then it's moving you away from
A goal is a dream with a deadline.
If you don't aspire to great things, you won't attain small things.
Have goals so big your problems pale in comparison.
Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his
We take our own goals so seriously that we forget to have fun along the way, and we forget
to cut ourselves some slack. We take simple preferences and turn them into conditions for
our own happiness... It's helpful to keep reminding yourself and repeating the sentence, "Life
isn't an emergency."
Reach beyond your grasp. Your goals should be grand enough to get the best of you.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
I'm tired of dreaming. I'm into doing at the moment. It's like, let's only have goals that we
can go after.
Review your goals twice every day in order to be focused on achieving them.
To seek one's goals and to drive toward it, stealing one's heart, is most uplifting.
The real purpose of a goal is to grow. It causes you to draw something out of yourself that
you didn't even know was there.
Choosing a goal may cause only a slight change in your life's direction at first. It's like one of
those huge freighters at sea: If the captain shifts course by just a few degrees, it won't be
noticeable immediately. But in several hours or days, this change in direction will bring the ship
to a completely different destination.
Goals begin behaviors. Consequences maintain behaviors.
There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.
The most wonderful thing to know is this: Imagine the end desired and feel its reality; then
the infinite life principle will respond to your conscious choice and your conscious request.
This is the meaning of believe you have received, and you shall receive. This what the modern
mental scientist does when he practices prayer therapy.
The great secret about goals and visions is not the future they describe but the change in
the present they engender.
Many of us spend our lives waiting - waiting for the perfect mate, waiting for the perfect job,
waiting for perfect friends to come along. There is no need to wait for anyone to give you
anything in your life. You have the power to create what you need. Given commitment, clear
goals and action, it's just a matter of time.
The ultimate reason for setting goals is to entice you to become the person it takes to
I love those who yearn for the impossible.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
Let your major goal be your automatic pilot. When you let your goal absorb you, you'll find
yourself making the right decisions to reach your goal.
David J. Schwartz
There is no achievement without goals.
Robert J. McKain
Most of us serve our ideals by fits and starts. The person who makes a success of living is
the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly.
Cecil B. DeMille
Goals determine what you're going to be.
Big results require big ambitions.
You have to set the goals that are almost out of reach. If you set a goal that is attainable
without much work or thought, you are stuck with something below your true talent and
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of plan, in which we must fervently believe,
and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Stephen A. Brennan
Everybody has their own private Mount Everest they were put on this earth to climb.
An ignorance of means may minister to greatness, but an ignorance of aims make it impossible
to be great at all.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning