Saturday, October 01, 2005

Quotes on Goals



digital papers by Daniela Peuss from her simplicity freebie at scrapartist

I must say that I have no shortage of goals! I guess that is why I am never bored!


The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, or ever seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
Denis Watley

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.
Edmund Hillary

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

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

I feel that the most important step in any major accomplishment is setting a specific goal. This enables you to keep your mind focused on your goal and off the many obstacles that will arise when you're striving to do your best.
Kurt Thomas

Life's up and downs provide windows of opportunity to determine your values and goals. Think of using all obstacles as stepping stones to build the life you want.
Marsha Sinetar

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

Goals are dreams with deadlines.
Diana Scharf Hunt

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

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

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Sydney Smith

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

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

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

If you're bored with life -- you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things -- you don't have enough goals.
Lou Holtz

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau

You can't hit a home run unless you step up to the plate. You can't catch a fish unless you put your line in the water. You can't reach your goals if you don't try.
Kathy Seligman

Crystallize your goals. Make a plan for achieving them and set yourself a deadline. Then, with supreme confidence, determination and disregard for obstacles and other people's criticisms, carry out your plan.
Paul Meyer

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

Goals are not only absolutely necesary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller

If you have a goal in life that takes a lot of energy, that requires a lot of work, that incurs a great deal of interest and that is a challenge to you, you will always look forward to waking up to see what the new day brings.
Susan Polis Schultz

You have to set goals that are almost out of reach. If you set a goal that is attainable without much work or thought, you are stuck with something below your true talent and potential.
Steve Garvey

Choosing a goal and sticking to it changes everything.
Scott Reed

The tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goals to reach.
Benjamin Mays

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

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

Progress has little to do with speed, but much to do with direction.
Author Unknown

Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take small steps.
Helmut Schmidt

To acheive happiness, we should make certain that we are never without an important goal.
Earl Nightingale

The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going.
Ralph Waldo Emereson

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

Great minds have purposes, others have dreams.
Washington Irving

You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
Booker T. Washington

I learned that if you want to make it bad enough, no matter how bad it is, you can make it.
Gale Sayers

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

It takes a person with a mission to succeed.
Clarence Thomas

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

Be sure to take the most direct route to your dreams. Never take your eyes off your goal, or you will loose course. Never look back in sorrow, or you will trip.
submitted by Joe Brown

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

Goals help focus you on areas in both your personal and professional life that are important and meaningful, rather than being guided by what other people want you to be, do, or accomplish.
Catherine Pulsifer

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

First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.
Epictetus

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

The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

By losing your goal, You have lost your way.
Friedrich Nietzsche

You have to know what you want to get.
Gertrude Stein

You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you are going, because you might not get there.
Yogi Berra

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

It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
Brian Tracy

Shoot for the moon, even if you miss, you'll land amongst the stars..
Les Brown

The unfortunate aspect about living life without your own goals is that you may very well reach a point in your life where you will wonder, 'what would have happened if I had only done...
Catherine Pulsifer

Do it now. You become successful the moment you start moving toward a worthwhile goal.
Unknown


Good Luck with your own goals in life!

Katie the Scrapbook Lady


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2 Comments:

Blogger LB said...

I love Earl Nighingale too, his quotes are really great. I remixed some of his words to a postal service song, its fun and pretty inspirational :) check it out at my blog:

http://blog-agogo.blogspot.com/

4:58 PM  
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