Goal Quotes

James A. Lovell

James A. Lovell- There are people who watch things happen

There are people who make things happen, there are people who watch things happen, and there are people who wonder
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Confucius- It does not matter how slow you go

It doesn’t matter how slow you go, as long as you don’t stop. Confucius All great things take time to
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Lou Holtz- For victory in life

For victory in life, we've got to keep focused on the goal, and the goal is Heaven. Lou Holtz
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Lailah Gifty Akita- When the goal seems difficult to reach

When the goal seems difficult to reach, take a break but never give up.      Lailah Gifty Akita
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Steve Pavlina- Fall in love with hard work

If you want to achieve some really big and interesting goals, you have to learn to fall in love with
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Albert Einstein- If you want a happy life

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things. Albert Einstein
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Larry Flynt- Many distractions and temptations

You will encounter many distractions and many temptations to put your goal aside: The security of a job, a wife
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John Wayne- True Grit is making a decision and standing by it

True Grit is making a decision and standing by it, doing what must be done. No moral man can have
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Christine Bisch- Grit is knowing who you are and where you are headed

Grit is knowing who you are and where you are headed, moving determinedly forward with eyes fixed on the mark,
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Lou Holtz- If you’re bored with life

If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you
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Les Brown- Set more new goals

As you reach your goals, set new ones. That is how you grow and become a more powerful person. Les
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Les Brown- Your goals are the road maps that guide you

Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life. Les Brown
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If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try– Seth Godin

If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try. Seth Godin There are many things out there
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Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment– Jim Rohn

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.      Jim Rohn
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Goals give us direction– Melody Beattie

Goals give us direction. They put a powerful force into play on a universal, conscious, and subconscious level. Goals give
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Daydreaming with pencil and paper– John Howe

Daydreaming with pencil and paper is a respectable form of meditation.      John Howe
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Humans are designed to seek comfort and order -Donald Miller

Humans are designed to seek comfort and order, and so if they have comfort and order, they tend to plant
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Nothing is Ever Hard-Henry Ford

Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.      Henry Ford
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God never said that the journey would be easy-Max Lucado

God never said that the journey would be easy, but He did say that the arrival would be worthwhile.      Max
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Cherish Your Vision and Dreams-Napoleon Hill

Cherish your vision and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.     
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Reach High For Stars- Pamela Vaull Starr

Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal. Pamela Vaull Starr
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Only Got Older if Waiting- Larry McMurtry

If you wait, all that happens is you get older.      Larry McMurtry
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The goal you set must be challenging-Rick Hansen

The goal you set must be challenging. At the same time, it should be realistic and attainable, not impossible to
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Eric Hoffer- When People Are Bored

When people are bored, it is primarily with their own selves that they are bored. Eric Hoffer
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Lou Holtz- Bored With Life

If you’re bored with life – you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things –
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Felicity Luckey- Bodybuilders With Goals

Bodybuilders with goals succeed because they know where they're going.      Felicity Luckey
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Dr. Henry Cloud- Surround Yourself With People Going In Same Direction

Growth is actually contagious, so if you want to reach your goals, you’ve got to get around people who are
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Melchor Lim- Keep Best Wishes and Goals Close To Heart

Keep your best wishes and your biggest goals close to your heart and dedicate time to them every day. If
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George Eliot- It is Never Too Late

It is never too late to be what you might have been. George Eliot
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Norman Vincent Peale- Have Faith and Believe In Yourself

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot
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Brayden Brad- Only Stop When You Are Done

Don't stop when you are tired. Stop when you are done!! Brayden Brad
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Steve Mcqueen- A Reason For Doing Something

I need to have a reason why I'm doing something. Otherwise I'm lost.      Steve Mcqueen
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J. Cole- Getting More Goals

As much as it might look like, to someone else, that I'm successful, I never feel like I'm anywhere. The
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J. Cole- I Am Never Satisfied

I put a lot of pressure on myself. I think something's not good enough, and I won't stop until I
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J. Cole- Aiming High

If you ain't aim too high, then you aim too low! J. Cole song: January 28th, Album: 2014 Forest Hills
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Francis of Assisi On Accomplishing Dreams

Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.      Francis of Assisi
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Chinese Proverb On Slow Progress

Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still. Chinese Proverb
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Lewis Carroll- Begin and Do Not Stop

Begin at the beginning… and go on till you come to the end: then stop.      Lewis Carroll
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Meister Eckhart- Be a Beginner Every Morning

Be willing to be a beginner every single morning. Meister Eckhart
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Willie Nelson- Replacing Negative Thoughts For Positive Results

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results. Willie Nelson
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William DeFoore- Anything Is Possible with a Positive Attitude

All of your dreams and desires are within your reach when you have a positive attitude in your toolkit. William
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William DeFoore On Taking the Next Step With Positive Attitude

When your attitude is positive, you will naturally have more courage to take the next best step toward your goal.
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Martha Stewart- Sleep Being least Important

I find that when you have a real interest in life and a curious life, that sleep is not the
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Peter Drucker- Creating the Future

The best way to predict the future is to create it. Peter Drucker
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Stephen R. Covey- Motivation is Inner Fire

Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will
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J.C. Penny -The Power of Having Goals

Give me a stock clerk with a goal, and I will give you a man who will make history. Give
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Robert Heinlein On Defined Goals

In the absence of clearly-defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by
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Robert Frost- Life Development

A person will sometimes devote all of his life to the development of one part of his body- the wishbone.
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Napoleon Hill- The Power of Believing

Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. —Napoleon Hill
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Bo Jackson- On Setting Goals

Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there. - Bo Jackson Setting goals are important. Its the
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Confucius– Keep Going and Don’t Stop

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
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Tom Brady– On Working Hard

I just love working hard. I love being part of a team; I love working toward a common goal.
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Spanish Proverb On Assumption

"Don't call me a little olive until you have picked me."
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Chinese Proverb on Getting Started

"A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step."
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Bantu Proverb On Progress

The horizon will not disappear as you run towards it. - Bantu Proverb Your dreams and goals would not disappear
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Roy Bennett- When Pursuing Goals

Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals. Roy Bennett
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Jim Rohn- Be Grateful While Working Towards Goals​

Be grateful for what you have, while in pursuit of what you want. Jim Rohn
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Alberto Salazar- Take Chances To Achieve a High Goal

If you want to achieve a high goal, you're going to have to take some chances. Alberto Salazar
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Richard M. Nixon- A Mission In Life To Accomplish

Once one determines that he or she has a mission in life, that's it's not going to be accomplished without
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Theodore Roosevelt Quote On Believing

Believe you can and you're halfway there.      Theodore Roosevelt
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Marquise Du Deffand- The First Step is Always Difficult

The distance is nothing; it's only the first step that is difficult.    Marquise Du Deffand  
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Alan Cohen- Waiting For The Perfect Time To Start

Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect. Alan Cohen
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Lao Tzu- Begin With a Small Step

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Lao Tzu
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Richelle E. Goodrich- Starting Right Here and Now

If I must start somewhere, right here and now is the best place imaginable.     Richelle E. Goodrich 
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Lailah Gifty Akita- Sacrifice To Achieve Goals

Nothing great was ever achieved without a personal sacrifice. You have to pay the price to realize your goals. Lailah
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A.J. Darkholme- Giving Up On Something

Where excess lies, usually someone had to give something up for the other to get it. A.J. Darkholme Original Source:
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Henri Frederic Amiel- Sacrifice is a Passion of Great Souls

Sacrifice, which is the passion of great souls, has never been the law of societies. Henri Frederic Amiel   
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Paulo Coelho Quote On Achieving Goals

Whenever you want to achieve something, keep your eyes open, concentrate and make sure you know exactly what it is
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Estee Lauder Quote On Working For Success

I didn't get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it.      Estee Lauder
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William Butler Yeats- The Time Will Never Be Right

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking. William Butler Yeats
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Ralph Waldo Emerson – Life is a Progress

Life is a progress, and not a station. Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Ralph Waldo Emerson On Making Decisions

Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen. Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Doug Hall- Make Things Happen

Don't make excuses. Make things happen. Make changes. Then make history. Doug Hall
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Martin Luther King, Jr Quote On Completing Goals

Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree. Martin
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Paulo Coelho- Be Fully Awake To Dream

If you really want to dream, be fully awake. Paulo Coelho
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Lorii Myers- The Awareness of Achievable Goals​

When the awareness of what is achievable brushes your life, your journey has begun. Lorii Myers
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Francis Atterbury- Attention To Detail Makes a Difference

It’s attention to detail that makes the difference between average and stunning. Francis Atterbury
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Edgar A. Guest Quote On Deciding

You are the person who has to decide. Whether you'll do it or toss it aside; you are the person
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Diana Scharf Hunt- Goals with Deadlines

Goals are dreams with deadlines. Diana Scharf Hunt
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Henry David Thoreau- Setting Goals

In the long run men only hit what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better
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Samuel Johnson- Aspiration are possibilities

Our aspirations are our possibilities.     Samuel Johnson  
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Suzanne Collins Quote On Aiming High

Aim higher in case you fall short. Suzanne Collins
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Lorii Myers- An Aspirational Diet

An aspirational diet will have you dreaming of success; but it’s the attachment of expectations and tangible goals that feeds
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Malcolm Gladwell- Hard Work and Imagination

If you work hard enough and assert yourself, and use your mind and imagination, you can shape the world to
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Thomas Fuller- A Good Archer

A good archer is known not by his arrows but by his aim. Thomas Fuller
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Kandyse Mcclure- Anything is Possible With Small Decisions and Actions

Anything is possible even the most far fetched idea can come to being through a series of seemingly small decisions
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Richard Rosen- Only a Few Things Actually Happen

Anything is possible, but only a few things actually happen. Richard Rosen
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Katie Ledecky- Set High Goals, Work Hard and Follow Your Dreams

I would encourage you to set really high goals. Set goals that, when you set them, you think they're impossible.
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James Cameron- The Feeling of Something Being Possible

When you have the feeling that anything's possible, sometimes you wind up acting on it.      James Cameron
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Julianna Margulies- Work Like Hell and Believe That Anything is Possible

Believe anything is possible and then work like hell to make it happen. Julianna Margulies
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Salman Rushdie- Anything Becomes Possible

When you throw everything up in the air anything becomes possible. Salman Rushdie
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quote On Hitting Goals

If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow    Source: In the Harbor
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Albert Camus- Achievement is a Bondage

An achievement is a bondage. It obliges one to a higher achievement.      Albert Camus
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Bo Bennett Quote On Achievement

A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement.      Bo Bennett
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Dale Carnegie- The Completion of Goals

The achievement of one goal should be the starting point of another. Dale Carnegie
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Orison Swett Marden- Be a Dreamer To Achieve Great Things

All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers. Orison Swett Marden
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Booker T Washington -Overcoming Obstacles To Reach Goals

You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you have to overcome to reach your goals.      Booker T
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Harvey Mackay- A Great Accomplishment Should Be a Starting Point

A great accomplishment shouldn't be the end of the road, just the starting point for the next leap forward.      Harvey
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Herman Hesse- Preparing to Accomplish The Incredible

All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened      Herman Hesse
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Frank A. Clark- Accomplishing Something Big

Everyone is trying to accomplish something big, not realizing that life is made up of little things. Frank A. Clark
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Oprah Winfrey Quote On Accomplishing Goals

If you want to accomplish the goals of your life, you have to begin with the spirit. Oprah Winfrey
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John Dewey- The Arrival of One Goal

Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another. John Dewey
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Brenda Johnson Padgitt Quote On a Sense of Accomplishment

A sense of accomplishment comes when you have completed the tasks for the goals you have set for yourself.      Brenda
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Brian Tracy- The Master Skill of Success

Your ability to set goals and to make plans for their accomplishment is the master skill of success.      Brian Tracy
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Les Brown- Change First To Achieve Goals

You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change.      Les Brown
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Franklin D. Roosevelt- Happiness Lies in The Joy of Achievement

Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of
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Robin Trower- Believing That You Are Special

When you start believing you're something special, then you're not going to be striving to move forward. Robin Trower
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Anthony Liccione- Keep Believing

If you're still believing, then you're almost there! Anthony Liccione
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John C. Maxwell Quote On Motivating People

Believing in people before they have proved themselves is the key to motivating people to reach their potential.  John C.
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Denise Morrison Quote On Setting Goals

The thing that I learned early on is you really need to set goals in your life, both short-term and
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Henry Kravis- Partner Having The Same Values and Goals

If you [and your partners] have the same values and are focused on the same goals...you can go a long
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Mark Victor Hansen- Write Dreams and Goals On Paper

By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most
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Benjamin Mays- Real Tragedy Lies In Having No Goals

The tragedy in life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.
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Zig Ziglar- Setting Goals

"A goal properly set is halfway reached.”  Zig Ziglar
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Michelangelo – Set Goals and Aim High

The greater danger for most of us isn’t that our aim is too high and miss it, but that it
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Ayn Rand- A Man Without Purpose

To me, there is only one form of human depravity - the man without a purpose. Ayn Rand
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Abigail Adams- Matching Words With Actions

We have too many high sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them. Abigail Adams
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Seth Godin Quote On Ideas and Action

Are you a serial idea–starting person? The goal is to be an idea–shipping person. Seth Godin
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Swami Vivekananda Quote On Ideas

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that
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Ronald Reagan- My Philosophy On Life

My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our
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Albert Einstein -Logic and Imagination

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. Albert Einstein 
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Napoleon Hill- A Dream With a Deadline

A goal is a dream with a deadline. Napoleon Hill
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Ryan Allis- Keep Results in Mind and Work Towards It

Have the end in mind and every day make sure your working towards it. Ryan Allis
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Jonathan Winters- Go Out and Find Opportunities

If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to meet it! Jonathan Winters
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Josh James- Can’t Stop Thinking About an Idea

When you find an idea that you just can’t stop thinking about, that’s probably a good one to pursue. Josh
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Sam Walton Quote On High Expectations

High expectations are the key to everything. Sam Walton
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Mark Zuckerberg Quote On Thinking Long Term

I like to pride myself on thinking pretty long term, but not that long term. Mark Zuckerberg
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Donald Trump Quote On Thinking Big

As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big. Donald Trump
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Steve Case -Vision Without Ability

In the end, a vision without the ability to execute it is probably a hallucination. Steve Case
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Warren Buffett Quote On Taking Careful Small Steps

I don’t look to jump over 7-foot bars — I look for 1-foot bars that I can step over. Warren
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Tony Hsieh- Chase the Vision, Not Money

Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you. Tony Hsieh
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Vincent Van Gogh Quote On Accomplishing Great Things

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together. Vincent Van Gogh
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Thomas Edison- Doing Things That We Are Capable Of Doing

If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves. Thomas Edison
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Eileen Caddy- Having Strength and Ability To Complete Goals

You are never asked to do more than you are able without being given the strength and ability to do
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Shadonna Richards- Dont Let Age and Culture Stop You From Accomplishing Dreams

Don't allow age, culture or beliefs to stop you from accomplishing your dreams. It's never to late. Shadonna Richards
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Catherine Pulsifer Quote On Age and Accomplishing New Dream

Throw away any notions that age is related to the inability to accomplish a new dream, or initiating a new
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Les Brown- Never Too Old

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. Les Brown
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Rick Butts- Old or Young To Get Started

Whether you think you are older or younger than others who take the step you are eyeing, get a brochure,
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Oliver James- Do Your Own Thing

Do your own thing on your own terms and get what you came here for. Oliver James
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Pat Riley Quote On Procrastination and Excuses

Shouda, coulda, and woulda" won't get it done.  Pat Riley
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Sanjay Gupta Quote On Pursuing Passion and Happiness

You know what makes your heart swift, you know what makes your breath catch your throat, you know what makes
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Mokokoma Mokhonoana Quote On Reaching a Destination

The modern man is usually in a hurry to get to a destination from which he will sooner or later
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Thomas Carlyle- Rather Die From Exhaustion Than Boredom

I’ve got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom. Thomas Carlyle
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Johann Von Goethe Quote On Willingness and Action

Willing is not enough, we must do.   Johann Von Goethe    
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