Goals quotes page 1
In the long run men hit only what they aim at.
Henry David Thoreau
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.
Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.
You need a plan to build a house. To build a life, it is even more important to have a plan
Most people are not going after what they want. Even some of the most serious goal seekers
and goal setters, they're going after what they think they can get.
The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People with goals succeed because they know where they are going.
We all need lots of powerful long-range goals to help us past the short-term obstacles.
Set a goal so big that if you achieved it, it would blow your mind.
What keeps me going is goals.
So you gotta look at your dreams and goals and if you have been running into a wall it
doesn't mean that you can't get through. It means that you need to find someone who's on
the other side or find someone who knows someone who's on the other side.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving
Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take small steps.
By losing your goal, you have lost your way.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us
Robert H. Schuller
You can't have a plan for your day, 'til you have a plan for your life.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on
earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Having a strong desire with strong doubt means your desire will not be manifested. Having a
strong desire with just a little bit of doubt means your desire will come, though slowly. Having
a strong desire with no doubt means your desire will be manifested quickly.
If you have attention on your problems, your goals aren't big enough.
In the absence of clearly-defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia
until ultimately we become enslaved by it.
Robert A. Heinlein
You know, you'll hear people say, "Where does he get all the energy? Where does she get all
the..?" Nobody gets energy. Everybody releases energy. Desire is the triggering mechanism
that lets the energy flow.
Like a well-defined dream, well-defined goals work like magnets. They pull you in their
direction. The better you define them, the better you describe them, the harder you work on
achieving them, the stronger they pull.
When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal. You do not change your
decision to get there.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
If you don't have specificity in your goal, you cannot, you will not achieve it because you
can't aim properly at it.
High aims form high characters, and great objects bring out great minds.
Cherish your visions, your ideals, the music that stirs in your heart. If you remain true to
them, your world will at last be built.
Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.
Goals must be in writing. You must write them down, you must rewrite them, you must define
them, you must redefine them. The top one percent of successful people in every area have
very clear, specific, written goals. And most carry their goals around with them.
Establishing goals is all right if you don't let them deprive you of interesting detours.
No economy, no matter how bad, can hold down a goal that is followed by enough action.
One never goes so far as when one doesn't know where one is going.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where
J. P. Morgan