Quotes about Goals

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Who walks the fastest, but walks astray, is only furthest from his way.

Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I'll give you a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals and I'll give you a stock clerk.
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal, My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Picture yourself in your minds eye as having already achieved this goal. See yourself doing the things you'll be doing when you've reached your goal.
All you have to do is know where you're going. The answers will come to you of their own accord.
No wind serves him who addresses his voyage to no certain port.
Begin, be bold and venture to be wise.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Difficulties increase the nearer we approach the goal.
There is nothing so terrible as activity without insight.
In life, as in football, you won't go far unless you know where the goalposts are.
A straight path never leads anywhere except to the objective.
Concentrate on finding your goal, then concentrate on reaching it.
It is a very high goal which, with our weak powers, we can reach only very inadequately, but which gives a sure foundation to our aspirations and valuations.
Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.
Goals are not dreamy, pie-in-the-sky ideals. They have every day practical applications and they should be practical.
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
When the road ahead seems too long, look back to see how far youíve come. For, even if the hill before you is steep, the view gives you hope to finish the journey.
A goal properly set is halfway reached.
Famous archer, Howard Hill won all of the 267 archery contests he entered. He could hit a bullseye at 50 feet, then split first arrow with the second. Would it be possible for you to shoot better than him? YES, if he were blindfolded! How can you hit a target you can't see? Even worse, how can you hit a target you don't even have!? You need to have GOALS in your life!
Goals provide the energy source that powers our lives. One of the best ways we can get the most from the energy we have is to focus it. That is what goals can do for us; concentrate our energy.
Have an aim in life -- then don't forget to pull the trigger.
Goals that are not written down are just wishes.
Write it down. Written goals have a way of transforming wishes into wants; cant's into cans; dreams into plans; and plans into reality. Don't just think it -- ink it!
Always have some project underway an ongoing project that goes over from day to day and thus makes each day a small unit of time.
Every single life only becomes great when the individual sets upon a goal or goals which they really believe in, which they can really commit themselves to, which they can put their whole heart and soul into.
There is no sudden leap into the stratosphere. There is only advancing step by step, slowly and tortuously, up the pyramid towards your goals.
Goals are a means to an end, not the ultimate purpose of our lives. They are simply a tool to concentrate our focus and move us in a direction. The only reason we really pursue goals is to cause ourselves to expand and grow. Achieving goals by themselves will never make us happy in the long term; it's who you become, as you overcome the obstacles necessary to achieve your goals, that can give you the deepest and most long-lasting sense of fulfillment.
This one step -- choosing a goal and sticking to it -- changes everything.
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals -- that is, goals that do not inspire them.
My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose -- somehow we win out
Take heed you do not find what you do not seek.
It is better to finish something than begin.
You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals.
To be come fully alive a person must have goals and aims that transcend himself.
The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.
The person who has the will to undergo all labor may win any goal.
It must be borne in mind that the tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach. It isn't a calamity to die with dreams unfulfilled, but it is a calamity not to dream. It is not a disaster to be unable to capture your ideal, but it is a disaster to have no ideal to capture. It is not a disgrace not to reach the stars, but it is a disgrace to have no stars to reach for. Not failure, but low aim is a sin
People who say that life is not worthwhile are really saying that they themselves have no personal goals which are worthwhile. Get yourself a goal worth working for. Better still, get yourself a project. Always have something ahead of you to look forward to -- to work for and hope for.

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