Quotes about Goals

"When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal."

Napoleon Hill (October 26, 1883 – November 8, 1970) was an American author who was one of the earliest producers of the modern genre of personal-success literature. He is widely considered to be one of the great writers on success. His most famous work, Think and Grow Rich, is one of the best-selling books of all time.


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

Bruce Lee (27 November 1940 – 20 July 1973) was a Chinese American and Hong Kong actor, martial arts instructor, philosopher, film director, film producer, screenwriter. He is considered one of the most influential martial artists of the 20th century, and a cultural icon.


"Nixon had three goals: to win by the biggest electoral landslide in history, to be remembered as a peace maker, and accepted by the establishment as an equal.
He achieved all these objectives at the end of 1972 and the beginning of 1973.
And he lost them all two months later -partly because he turned a dream into a obsession."

Henry Alfred Kissinger (born May 27, 1923) is a German-born American political scientist, diplomat, and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. He served as National Security Advisor and later concurrently as Secretary of State in the administrations of Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford.


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

Earl Nightingale (March 12, 1921 – March 25, 1989) was an American motivational speaker and author, known as the "Dean of Personal Development.


"The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them. Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or boring, brings you closer to fulfilling your dreams."

Augustine "Og" Mandino II (December 12, 1923 – September 3, 1996) was an American author. He wrote the bestselling book The Greatest Salesman in the World. His books have sold over 50 million copies and have been translated into over twenty-five different languages.


"Know your limits...but never stop trying to exceed them."

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"If you aim at nothing, you'll hit it every time."

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"Satisfaction lies in the effort not the attainment. Full effort is full victory."

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was the pre-eminent political and spiritual leader of India during the Indian independence movement. Gandhi is often referred to as Mahatma Gandhi He is officially honoured in India as the Father of the Nation; his birthday, 2 October, is commemorated there as Gandhi Jayanti, a national holiday, and worldwide as the International Day of Non-Violence.


"Without having a goal it's difficult to score."

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"The man who succeeds above his fellows is the one who early in life clearly discerns his object, an towards that object habitually directs his powers."

Earl Nightingale (March 12, 1921 – March 25, 1989) was an American motivational speaker and author, known as the "Dean of Personal Development.