A goal is a dream with a deadline.
everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable
at one goal is the starting point to another.
do what is tension relieving,
while winners do what is goal achieving.
quoted in Brian Tracy's book, Eat That Frog)
man should have any number of little aims about which
he should be conscious and for which he should have
names, but he should have neither name for, nor consciousness
concerning, the main aim of his life.
are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
Brian Tracy, Eat that Frog
great and glorious masterpiece of
man is to know how to live to purpose.
Michel de Montaigne
"impossible" goals can be met simply by breaking them
down into bite size chunks, writing them down, believing
them, and then going full speed ahead as if they were
but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's
a heaven for?
Things won are done; joy's soul lies in the doing.
goal should be just out of reach, but not out of sight.
Denis Waitley and Remi Witt
am always more interested in what I am about to do than
what I have already done.
is what gives life a meaning.
C. H. Parkhurst
significance of a man is not in what he attains but
in what he longs to attain.
ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one
walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
you don't know where you are going,
you'll end up someplace else.
who would arrive at the appointed end must follow a
single road and not wander through many ways.
men give up their designs when they have almost reached
the goal; while others, on the contrary, obtain a victory
by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts
all things that you do, consider the end.
can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed
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.
virtue lies in the struggle, not in the prize.
Richard Monckton Milnes
reach a port, we must sail—Sail, not tie at anchor—Sail,
plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man
does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind
is the right wind.
brilliant an action may be, it should not be accounted
great when it is not the result of a great purpose.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
is not enough to take steps which may some day lead
to a goal; each step must be itself a goal and a step
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
good archer is known not by his arrows but by his aim.
going is the goal.
aims at excellence will be above mediocrity; who aims
at mediocrity will be far short of it.
absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely
loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.
bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
are two things to aim at in life; first to get what
you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest
of mankind has achieved the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
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