"Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor." Brian Tracy
"There is no achievement without goals."Robert J. McKaine
Goals in writting are dreams with deadlines.
"This one step - choosing a goal and sticking to it - changes everything." Scott Reed
"People with goals succeed because they know where they're going." Earl Nightingale
I find it fascinating that most people plan their vacation with better care than they do their
lives.Perhaps that is because escape is easier than change.
"Until input (thought) is linked to a goal (purpose) there can be no intelligent accomplishment." Paul G. Thomas
"Without goals, and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has set sail with no destination." Fitzhugh Dodson
"Goals.There's not telling what you can do when you get inspired by them. There's no telling what you can do when you believe in them. There's no telling what will happen when you act upon them.'
"Aim for the top. There is plenty of room there. There are so few at the top it is almost lonely there." Samuel Insull
"The goal you set must be challenging. At the same time, it should be realistic and attainable, not impossible to reach. It should be challenging enough to make you stretch, but not so far that you break." Rick Hansen
We must be careful not to let our current appetites steal away any chance we might
have for a future feast.
"You must have long term goals to keep you from being frustrated by short term failures." Charles C. Noble
"What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals."
"First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do." Epictetus
"The person with a fixed goal, a clear picture of his desire, or an ideal always before him, causes it, through repetition, to be buried deeply in his subconscious mind and is thus enabled, thanks to its generative and sustaining power, to realize his goal in a minimum of time and with a minimum of physical effort. Just pursue the thought unceasingly. Step by step you will achieve realization, for all your faculties and powers become directed to that end." Claude M. Bristol
If you go to work on your goals,your goals will go to work on you.If you go to work on your plan,
your plan will go to work on you.Whatever good things we build end up building us.
"If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else." Yogi Berra
"Go for the moon. If you don't get it, you'll still be heading for a star." Willis Reed
The establishment of a clear,central purpose or goal in life is the starting point
of all success.
"It is those who concentrate on but one thing at a time who advance in this world." Og Mandino
"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
"If I've got correct goals, and if I keep pursuing them the best way I know how, everything falls into line. If I do the right thing right, I'm going to succeed." Dan Dierdorf
"If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings."
"We aim above the mark to hit the mark." Ralph Waldo Emerson
We all need lots of powerful long range goals to help us past the short-term obstacles.
"It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal." Helen Keller
"Difficulties increase the nearer we approach the goal." Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
"From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached." Franz Kafka
"Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work." H. L. Hungt
"Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all your energies on a limited set of targets." Nido Qubein
We all have two choices;We can make a living or we can design a life.
"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
"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude." Thomas Jefferson
"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
"Having an exciting destination is like setting a needle in your compass. From then on, the compass knows only one point-its ideal. And it will faithfully guide you there through the darkest nights and fiercest storms." Daniel Boone
An average person with average talent,ambition and education, can outstrip
the most brilliant genius in our society,if that person has clear,focused goals.
"Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals." Anonymous
"By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be." Mark Victor Hansen
"Begin with the end in mind." Stephen Covey
"Nothing is too high for a man to reach, but he must climb with care and confidence." Hans Christian Andersen
"An archer cannot hit the bullseye if he doesn?t know where the target is."Anonymous
When the promise is clear,the price gets easy.
"Be true to your own goals."Anonymous
"Goal: an aim or objective, the end toward which effort is directed.
Resolution: The quality of not allowing difficulties or opposition to affect one?s purpose."Anonymous
I Set Long Term Goals
II Set Short Term Goals
III Set Objectives
IV Prioritize the Objectives
V Define and Detail
VI Do It
VII Evaluate" Anonymous
"Goals that are not written down are just wishes."Anonymous
"Greediness often defeats its own ends, by making us scratch for every trifle when we should dig for gold alone."Anonymous
"Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off your goals."Anonymous
"Set your goals high enough to inspire you and low enough to encourage you."Anonymous
"You'll never achieve your dreams if they don't become goals."Anonymous
"What this power is I cannot say; all I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it."Alexander Graham Bell
The guy says,"When you work where I work,by the time you get home it's late.You've
got to have a bite to eat,watch a little TV,relax,and get to bed. You can't sit
up half the night planing, planing."And he's the same guy who's behind on his car payment.
"The person with a fixed goal, a clear picture of his desire, or an ideal always before him, causes it, through repetition, to be buried deeply in his subconscious mind and is thus enabled, thanks to its generative and sustaining power, to realize his goal in a minimum of time and with a minimum of physical effort. Just pursue the thought unceasingly. Step by step you will achieve realization, for all your faculties and powers become directed to that end."Claude M. Bristol
"Every man is a diary in which he writes one story while intending to write another. His humblest moment is when he compares the two."Hugh B. Brown
"A man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's heaven for?"Robert Browning
"Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp,
Or what's a heaven for?" Robert Browning
"When a great man has some one object in view to be achieved in a given time, it may be absolutely necessary for him to walk out of all the common roads."Edmund Burke
"Define your business goals clearly so that others can see them as you do." George F. Burns
"If you don't know where you are going, you'll probably end up somewhere else." Lewis Carroll
Success equals goals;all else is commentary.
"Desires must be simple and definite. They defeat their own purpose should they be too many, too confusing, or beyond a man's training to accomplish."George S. Clason
"If you don't know where you are going, you can never get lost."Herb Cohen
"When you can, always advise people to do what you see they really want to do . . . . Doing what they want to do, they may succeed; doing what they don't want to do, they won't." James Gould Cozzens
"Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal." E. Joseph Crossman
"Without some goal and some effort to reach it, no man can live." Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky
"In philosophy, it is not the attainment of the goal that matters, it is the things that are met with by the way."Henry Havelock Ellis
There are two ways to face the future.One way is with apprehension; the otheris
"Hitch your wagon to a star."Ralph Waldo Emerson
"We aim above the mark to hit the mark."Ralph Waldo Emerson
"A distracted existence leads us to no goal."John Wolfgang von Goethe
"I respect the man who knows distinctly what he wishes. The greater part of all mischief in the world arises from the fact that men do not sufficiently understand their own aims. They have undertaken to build a tower, and spend no more labor on the foundation than would be necessary to erect a hut."John Wolfgang von Goethe
"Keep your eye on eternal goals."John H. Groberg
"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 the right road."Dag Hammarskj?ld
"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
"Please don?t nag yourself with thoughts of failure. Do not set goals far beyond your capacity to achieve. Simply do what you can do, in the best way you know, and the Lord will accept of your effort."Gordon B. Hinckley
"Success is not measured in achievement of goals, but in the stress and strain of meeting those goals."Spencer W. Kimball
"We do believe in setting goals. We live by goals. In athletics we always have a goal. When we go to school, we have the goal of graduation and degrees. Our total existence is goal-oriented.
We must have goals to make progress, encouraged by keeping records . . . as the swimmer or the jumper or the runner does . . .
Progress is easier when it is timed, checked, and measured. . . .
Goals are good. Laboring with a distant aim sets the mind in a higher key and puts us at our best.
Goals should always be made to a point that will make us reach and strain." Spencer W. Kimball
"Organize one's values in the order of their worth."Fran?ois, Duc de La Rochefoucauld
"Go as far as you can see, and when you get there you will see farther." Orison Swett Marden
"Do not let the future be held hostage by the past."Neal A. Maxwell
"Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal." Hannah More
Reasons come first.Answers come second.
"Aim for the stars and maybe you'll reach the sky."Reinhold Niebuhr
"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
"We all need lots of powerful long-range goals to help us past the short-term obstacles. Jim Rohn
"You can't hit a home run unless you step up to the plate. You can't catch fish unless you put your line in the water. You can't reach your goals if you don't try."Kathy Seligman
Rewrite your major goals every day,in the present tense, exactly as if they
"When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind." Lucius Ann?us Seneca
"A goal is a planned event."Hayrum W. Smith
"A goal is a dream with a deadline."Steve Smith
"Our strength lies, not alone in our proving grounds and our stockpiles, but in our ideals, our goals, and their universal appeal to all men who are struggling to breathe free." Adlai Ewing Stevenson
"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
Goals.There's no telling what you can do when you get inspired by them.There's no telling
what you can do when you believe in them.There's no telling what will happen when you act
"You, too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims and destination."W. Clement Stone
"No one knows what he can do until he tries."Publilius Syrus
"If one advances confidently in the direction of his own dreams and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. Henry David Thoreau
"In the long run men hit only what they aim at."Henry David Thoreau
"One ship drives east, and another west
With the self-same winds that blow:
?Tis the set of the sails
And not the gales,
Which decides the way we go.
Like the winds of the sea are the ways of fate,
As they voyage along through life;
?Tis the will of the soul
That decides its goal,
And not the calm or the strife." Ella Wheeler Wilcox
"There is no chance, no destiny, no fate,
That can circumvent or hinder or control
The firm resolve of a determined soul." Ella Wheeler Wilcox
"Men do not succeed in business or in life, no matter how intelligent they may be, no matter how sharply their aptitudes are defined, no matter how brilliantly they may be educated unless they are oriented toward the proper goals and have the drive or motivating force to succeed. One has to want something mighty hard and keep on wanting things all his life. . . ." Wallace H. Wulfeck
"Too low they build who build beneath the stars."Edward Young
"You can't hit a target you cannot see, and you cannot see a target you do not have." Zig Ziglar
|Commiting your goals to paper increases the likelihood of your achieving
them by one thousand percent!
"People with goals succeed because they know where they are going... It's as simple as that." Earl Nightingale
"We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal and then leap in the dark to our success." Henry David Thoreau
"Reduce your plan to writing... The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire." Napoleon Hill