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Aims Quotes


These are some of the best 'Aims' quotations and sayings.

Aim at perfection in everything, though in most things it is unattainable. However they who aim at it, and persevere, will come much nearer to it than those whose laziness and despondency make them give it up as unattainable.

Aim at the sun, and you may not reach it; but your arrow will fly far higher than if aimed at an object on a level with yourself.

Dream manfully and nobly, and thy dreams shall be prophets.

Have a purpose in life, and having it, throw into your work such strength of mind and muscle as God has given you.

High aims form high characters, and great objects bring out great minds.

In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.

It is a sad thing to begin life with low conceptions of it. It may not be possible for a young man to measure life; but it is possible to say, I am resolved to put life to its noblest and best use.

Not failure, but low aim, is crime.

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.

Resolved to live with all my might while I do live, and as I shall wish I had done ten thousand ages hence.

The man who seeks one, and but one, thing in life may hope to achieve it; but he who seeks all things, wherever he goes, only reaps, from the hopes which he sows, a harvest of barren regrets.

We want an aim that can never grow vile, and which cannot disappoint our hope. There is but one such on earth, and it is that of being like God. He who strives after union with perfect love must grow out of selfishness, and his success is secured in the omnipotent holiness of God.

What are the aims which are at the same time duties? - they are the perfecting of ourselves, and the happiness of others.