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Goals Quotes


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

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[My father] said, Don't grow up to be a woman, and what he meant by that was, a housewife ... without any interests.

A common mistake that people make is to identify something outside their control as a goal. For instance, many people say their goal is to win the lottery. Or they say they want their spouse to treat them better. But they have no control over these things. To be legitimate, a goal must be within your power to achieve or accomplish personally. As you write each goal, make sure it passes the test.

A determinate purpose of life, and steady adhesion to it through all disadvantages, are indispensable conditions of success.

A double-minded man is unstable in all his ways.... A determinate purpose in life, and a steady adhesion to it through all disadvantages, are indispensable conditions of success.

A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement.

A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.

A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.

A life that hasn't a definite plan is likely to become driftwood.

A lot of young girls have looked to their career paths and have said they'd like to be chief. There's been a change in the limits people see.

A man's happiness: to do the things proper to man.

A man's worth is no greater than the worth of his ambitions.

A novelist must know what his last chapter is going to say and one way or another work toward that last chapter. ... To me it is utterly basic, yet it seems like it's a great secret.

A person can grow only as much as his horizon allows.

A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching days. It is a scaffolding on which a worker can stand and labor with both hands at sections of time.

A straight path never leads anywhere except to the objective.

A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration.

A useless life is an early death.

A windmill is eternally at work to accomplish one end, although it shifts with every variation of the weathercock, and assumes ten different positions in a day.

A woman finds the natural lay of the land almost unconsciously; and not feeling it incumbent on her to be guide and philosopher to any successor, she takes little pains to mark the route by which she is making her ascent.

Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.


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