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Goals must never be from your ego, but problems that cry for a solution. Robert H. Schuller

A goal is a dream with a deadline. Napoleon Hill

Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only those who keep their eye fixed on the far horizon will find their right road. Dag Hammarskjold

You can plant a dream. Anne Campbell

Unless you have some goals, I don't think there's any way to get above the pack. My vision was always well beyond what I had any reason to expect. John Fuqua

There is no sudden leap into the stratosphere. There is only advancing step by step, slowly and tortuously, up the pyramid towards your goals. Ben Stein

You must have long term goals to keep you from being frustrated by short term failures. Charles C. Noble

Goals that are not written down are just wishes. Anonymous

The only way to reach your long range goals is through achieving your short range objectives. Anonymous

It is far better to give work that is above a person, than to educate the person to be above their work. John Ruskin

As you reach your goals, set new ones. That is how you grow and become a more powerful person. Les Brown

The mind's direction is more important than its progress. Joseph Joubert

Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another. Fyodor Dostoevski

The more specific and measurable your goal, the more quickly you will be able to identify, locate, create, and implement the use of the necessary resources for its achievement. Charles J. Givens

Man is a goal seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals. Aristotle

Whatever you do, do it with intelligence, and keep the end in view. Thomas p Kempis

In the long run you hit only what you aim at. Therefore, though you should fail immediately, you had better aim at something high. Henry David Thoreau

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde

Give yourself something to work toward -- constantly. Mary Kay Ash

What we truly and earnestly aspire to be, in some sense we are. The mere aspiration, changes one frame of mind and for the moment realizes itself. Mrs. Jamieson

What by a straight path cannot be reached by crooked ways is never won. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

You return and again take the proper course, guided by what? -- By the picture in mind of the place you are headed for... John Mcdonald

If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you. Les Brown

Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success. David J. Schwartz

A set definite objective must be established if we are to accomplish anything in a big way. John Mcdonald

Those who cannot tell what they desire or expect, still sigh and struggle with indefinite thoughts and vast wishes. Ralph Waldo Emerson

You just wait. I'm going to be the biggest Chinese Star in the world. Bruce Lee

No wind is of service to him that is bound for nowhere. French Proverb

Often the search proves more profitable than the goal. E. L. Konigsburg

You get what you set out to do. John Hanson

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. Earl Nightingale

A man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's heaven for? Robert Browning

People with goals succeed because they know where they're going. Earl Nightingale

This one step -- choosing a goal and sticking to it -- changes everything. Scott Reed

If you want to accomplish the goals of your life, you have to begin with the spirit. Oprah Winfrey

Their is nothing so terrible as activity without insight. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life. Les Brown

I've surpassed any goal I set for myself as far as my body, my career, and getting married. Ricki Lake

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

You may not accomplish every goal you set -- no one does -- but what really matters is having goals and going after them wholeheartedly. Les Brown

One never goes further than when they do not know where they are going. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals. George S. Patton

Make measurable progress in reasonable time. Jim Rohn

In whatever position you find yourself determine first your objective. Ferdinand Foch

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. Lillian Troll

Goals are not dreamy, pie-in-the-sky ideals. They have every day practical applications and they should be practical. Les Brown

To meet my goals, I couldn't let up when I was playing tennis. Tracy Austin

There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and, after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second. Logan Pearsall Smith

Decide what you want and write your goals. Then convert your goals into positive, present tense statements called affirmations. Affirm your goals each day until they become part of your subconscious mechanism. Anonymous

There must be a goal at every stage of life! There must be a goal! Maggie Kuhn

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. Stephen A. Brennan

The goal of all inanimate objects is to resist man and ultimately defeat him. Russell Wayne Baker

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. Zig Ziglar

The person who has the will to undergo all labor may win any goal. Menander of Athens

The first essentials, of course, is to know what you want. Robert Collier

Great souls are not those who have fewer passions and more virtues than others, but only those who have greater designs. Francois De La Rochefoucauld

No wind serves him who addresses his voyage to no certain port. Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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

If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it. John D. Rockefeller

It is better to finish something than begin. Proverb

You don't have to be a fantastic hero to do certain things -- to compete. You can be just an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals. Sir Edmund Hillary

Your goal should be out of reach but not out of sight. Anita DeFrantz

Slight not what's near through aiming at what's far. Euripides

People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend. Walter Savage Landor

There are two ways of attaining an important end, force and perseverance; the silent power of the latter grows irresistible with time. Anne Sophie Swetchine

Until input thought is linked to a goal purpose there can be no intelligent accomplishment. Paul G. Thomas

If I've got correct goals, and if I keep pursuing them the best way I know how, everything else falls into line. If I do the right thing right, I'm going to succeed. Dan Dierdorf

To will is to select a goal, determine a course of action that will bring one to that goal, and then hold to that action until the goal is reached. The key is action. Michael Hanson

You. too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. W. Clement Stone

Some people drift along like a cork on a river, feeling that they cannot do anything except drift, moment to moment. This is an attitude of mind. Everyone can be constructive even in tiny ways. Edward De Bono

The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication. Cecil B. De Mille

Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work. H. L. Hunt

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal, My strength lies solely in my tenacity. Louis Pasteur

A man has to have goals- for a day, for a lifetime- that was mine, to have people say, ''There goes Ted Williams, the greatest hitter who ever lived.'' Ted Williams

To be come fully alive a person must have goals and aims that transcend himself. Herbert A. Otto

The big thing is that you know what you want. Earl Nightingale

To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach. W. Clement Stone

A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder. Thomas Carlyle

Providence has nothing good or high in store for one who does not resolutely aim at something high or good. A purpose is the eternal condition of success. Thornton T. Munger

The world turns aside to let any man pass who knows whither he is going. David Starr Jordan

First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end. Aristotle

If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind. Seneca

When you determined what you want, you have made the most important decision of your life. You have to know what you want in order to attain it. Douglas Lurtan

The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get. Jim Rohn

The most important thing about goals is having one. Geoffrey F. Abert

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! Anonymous

No wind favors him who has no destined port. Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

I consider a goal as a journey rather than a destination. And each year I set a new goal. Curtis Carlson

Difficulties increase the nearer we approach the goal. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live life. Greg Anderson

Without goals, and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has set sail with no destination. Fitzhugh Dodson

When a man has not a good reason for doing a thing, he has one good reason for letting it alone. Thomas Scott

If you don't know where you are going. How can you expect to get there? Basil S. Walsh

If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there. Lewis Carroll

You have to set new goals every day. Julie Krone

If you don't care where you're going any road will get you there. Anonymous

We didn't get great goals. We just scored no-fear goals. Heart goals. Rich Pilon

Whether or not you reach your goals in life depends entirely on how well you prepare for them and how badly you want them. You're eagles! Stretch your wings and fly to the sky. Ronald McNair

Goals determine what you're going to be. Julius Erving

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. J. C. (James Cash) Penney

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. Ronald Reagan

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are. John Pierpont Morgan

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. Napoleon Hill

Aim for the top. There is plenty of room there. There are so few at the top it is almost lonely there. Samuel Insull

You cannot make it as a wandering generality. You must become a meaningful specific. Zig Ziglar

If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else. Yogi Berra

Goals are dreams with deadlines. Diana Scharf Hunt

Your life can't go according to plan if you have no plan. Anonymous

Set your goals high and don't stop until you get there. Bo Jackson

What three things do you want to accomplish this year? Write them down and place them on your refrigerator for inspiration all year long. Anonymous

Of toiling, uncheered and alone, That wins us the prizes worth earning, and leads us to goals we would own. Anonymous

Concentrate on finding your goal, then concentrate on reaching it. Michael Friedsam

If you don't know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere. Henry Kissinger

Knowing where you're going is all you need to get there. Frederick (Carl) Frieseke

Have an aim in life -- then don't forget to pull the trigger. Anonymous

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals -- that is, goals that do not inspire them. Anthony Robbins

Becoming a star may not be your destiny, but being the best that you can be is a goal that you can set for yourselves. Bryan Lindsay

We aim above the mark to hit the mark. Ralph Waldo Emerson

All you have to do is know where you're going. The answers will come to you of their own accord. Earl Nightingale

Setting goals for your game is an art. The trick is in setting them at the right level neither too low nor too high. Greg Norman

Begin, be bold and venture to be wise. Horace

There is no achievement without goals. Robert J. Mckain

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. Albert Einstein

A soul without a high aim is like a ship without a rudder. Eileen Caddy

You are not likely to get anywhere in particular if you don't know where you want to go. Percy H. Johnson

A goal properly set is halfway reached. Zig Ziglar

Choosing goals that are important to you is one of the most essential things you can do in order to live your dreams. Les Brown

If a man does not know what port he is steering for, no wind is favorable to him. Seneca

Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then. Diana Ross

If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else. Peter Laurence

It is hard to begin to move when you don't know where you are moving, how to move, or if you are going to get there. Peter Nivio Zarlenga

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind. Seneca

A straight path never leads anywhere except to the objective. Andre Gide

In life, as in football, you won't go far unless you know where the goalposts are. Arnold H. Glasgow

Those who build beneath the stars build too low. Edward Young

Goals help you channel your energy into action. Les Brown

The capabilities of the human mind are enormous. There is usually no inherent reason you cannot accomplish whatever goal you set for yourself. Michael J. Mccarthy

Goals should be SMART: S = Specific M = Measurable A = Assignable (who does what) R = Realistic T = Time-Related Anonymous

Without a goal to work toward, we will not get there. Natasha Josefowitz

Review your goals twice every day in order to be focused on achieving them. Les Brown

Take heed you do not find what you do not seek. English Proverb

Before I was ever in my teens, I knew exactly what I wanted to be when I grew up. My goal was to be the greatest athlete that ever lived. Babe Didrikson Zaharias

We're all pilgrims on the same journey-but some pilgrims have better road maps. Nelson Demille

There are those who travel and those who are going somewhere. They are different and yet they are the same. The success has this over his rivals: He knows where he is going. Mark Caine

It is necessary to try to surpass one's self always; this occupation ought to last as long as life. Queen Christina

From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached. Franz Kafka

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible. Anthony Robbins

Let us watch well our beginnings, and results will manage themselves. Alexander Clark

A distracted existence leads us to no goal. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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. Denis Waitley

I learned that, before you reach an objective, you must be ready with a new one, and you must start to communicate it to the organization. But it is not the goal itself that is important. Jan Carlzon

An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding. Robert Louis Stevenson

You will now have a starting place and a destination, and you will be able to determine what it will cost you to get there. You will be going someplace. H. Stanley Judd

Many a person who started out to conquer the world in shining army has ended up just getting along. The horse got tired, the army rusty. The goal was removed and unsure. Robert A. Cook

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