Quotes about Goals

"If you don't know where you're going, you'll end up somewhere else."

Alfred Adler (February 7, 1870 – May 28, 1937) was an Austrian medical doctor, psychologist and founder of the school of individual psychology.


"If I've correct goals, and if I keep pursuing them the best way I know how, everything else falls into line. If I do the right thing, I'm going to succeed."

Daniel Lee "Dan" Dierdorf (born June 29, 1949) is a former American football player and current television sportscaster.


"There are no short cuts to any place worth going."

Beverly Sills (May 25, 1929 – July 2, 2007) was an American operatic soprano between the 1950s and 1970s.


"The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you're willing to work."

Oprah Gail Winfrey (born January 29, 1954) is an American television host, actress, producer, and philanthropist, best known for her self-titled, multi-award winning talk show, which has become the highest-rated program of its kind in history. She has been ranked the richest African American of the 20th century, the greatest black philanthropist in American history.


"If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere."

Frank A. Clark (-) Writer. An early opponent of the Vietnam War, Clark often wrote of peaceful themes as well as social and economic concerns.


"If you don't know where you are going. How can you expect to get there?."

Basil S. Walsh (-)


"When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps."

Confucius (September 28, 551 BC – 479 BC) was a Chinese thinker and social philosopher.


"Goals that are not written down are just wishes."

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"Any person who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved,has already defined his own limitations."

Cavett Robert (1907-1997) had many professions throughout his life. He taught school in a one-room schoolhouse. He was a gas line installer. and a lawyer.


"Goals are simply tools to focus your energy in positive directions, these can be changed as your priorities change, new one added, and others dropped."

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