Quotes on Goals

“If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy and inspires your hopes.” —Andrew Carnegie

“Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.” —Earl Nightingale

“The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.” —Bill Copeland

“I think goals should never be easy, they should force you to work, even if they are uncomfortable at the time.” —Michael Phelps

“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 goals to reach.” —Benjamin E. Mays

“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” – Confucius

“There’s nothing better than achieving your goals, whatever they might be.” – Paloma Faith

“Stay focused, go after your dreams and keep moving toward your goals.” – LL Cool J

“You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change.” – Les Brown

“Without some goals and some efforts to reach it, no man can live.” – John Dewey

“Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.” – Robert H. Schuller

“Set realistic goals, keep re-evaluating, and be consistent.” – Venus Williams

“It’s an up and down thing, the human goals, because the human is always an explorer, an adventurist.” – Cesar Millan

“If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.” – James Cameron

“I am constantly re-evaluating my goals and trying to strike items from my to-do list that aren’t critical.” – Aisha Tyler

“All successful people have a goal. No one can get anywhere unless he knows where he wants to go and what he wants to be or do.” – Norman Vincent Peale

“Where are the people who don’t have goals headed? Those 97 percent end up working for the three percent.” – Shiv Khera

“I like to tell young people to work hard for your goals and live in the moment.” – Nadia Comaneci

“People often say I have so much energy, that I never stop; but that’s what it takes to accomplish your goals.” – Curtis Jackson

 “My personal goals are to be happy, healthy and to be surrounded by loved ones.” – Kiana Tom

“You need lofty goals. Then cement it with a great work ethic.” – Jerry West

“It’s harder to stay on top than it is to make the climb. Continue to seek new goals.”– Pat Summitt

“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.”– Albert Einstein

“One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.”– Michael Korda

“If you aim for nothing, you’ll hit it every time.” – Unknown

“The greater danger for most of us isn’t that our aim is too high and miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.”– Michelangelo

“I am always more interested in what I am about to do than what I have already done.”– Rachel Carson

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.”– Tony Robbins

“If a goal is worth having, it’s worth blocking out the time in your day-to-day life necessary to achieve it.”– Jill Koenig

“In between goals is a thing called life, that has to be lived and enjoyed.”– Sid Caeser

“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.”– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.”– Mario Cuomo

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