Goal Setting Quotes

“I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I have just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” – Diane Ackerman Goal Setting Tools for Your Success

Turn Your Vision Into Reality


What’s New
Read the latest additions & news on this site


Goal Setting Articles

Goal Setting Survey

Goal Setting Leaders

Goal Setting Glossary

Goal Setting Tips

Business Goal Setting Tools

Book Shop

Book Reviews


Contact me

About me

Site Map

What’s This?

Add this site to My MSN

Goal Setting Quotes


Goal setting quotes are great tools to encourage, motivate, and inspire us. These small items can be very powerful in feeding our subconscious with positive material.

It was Dr Joseph Murphy who said that our subconscious mind can be compared to a garden – if we leave it unattended, the weeds will grow wild. Goal setting quotes are a great destroyer of those weeds.

Print this page and read the goal setting quotes regularly – you’ll be amazed at what it does for your well-being, and enthusiasm. Use a quote as a daily affirmation. Or just read these quotes for encouragement.

“People with goals succeed because they know where they are going. It’s as simple as that.” – Earl Nightingale

Enjoy the ride!

Read this article to see how words can be used to your benefit: How to Use the Power of Words to Your Benefit.

“The more intensely we feel about an idea or a goal, the more assuredly the idea, buried deep in our subconscious, will direct us along the path to its fulfillment.” – Earl Nightingale

“A goal properly set is halfway reached.” – Abraham Lincoln

“For me, goals are my road map to the life I want. They have helped me accomplish things I once thought were impossible.” – Catherine Pulsifer

“Goal setting is the core of existence that defines life.” – Joanne Bonomi

“You have to set goals that are almost out of reach. If you set a goal that is attainable without much work or thought, you are stuck with something below your true talent and potential.” – Steve Garvey

“Choosing a goal and sticking to it changes everything.” – Scott Reed

“Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take small steps.” – Helmut Schmidt

“Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning; they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life.” – Harvey Mackay

“Goals give you a compass in order to direct your path through life. Goals focus your thoughts and actions on areas that have precise purpose and meaning.” – Catherine Pulsifer

“Focus on your potential instead of your limitations.” – Alan Loy McGinnis


“All successful people have a goal. No one can get anywhere unless he knows where he wants to go and what he wants to be or do.” – Norman Vincent Peale

“One of the amazing things we have been given as humans is the unquenchable desire to have dreams of a better life, and the ability to establish goals to live out those dreams.” – Jim Rohn

“If you try to figure out how you will get what you want you will limit yourself to what your ego or conditioned mind can do. The key to creating what you want is to turn your desire or your goal over to your subconscious which is connected to the Universal Mind or Universal Subconscious and let it bring the goal to you and you to your goal.” – Dr. Robert Anthony

“Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire.” – Dale Carnegie

“There are those who travel and those who are going somewhere. They are different and yet they are the same. The success has this over his rivals: He knows where he is going.” – Mark Caine

“Life’s ups and downs provide windows of opportunity to determine your values and goals. Think of using all obstacles as stepping stones to build the life you want.” – Martha Sinetar

“Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.” – Bill Copeland

“The tragedy of life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goals to reach.” – Benjamin Mays

“To achieve happiness, we should make certain that we are never without an important goal.” – Ralph Waldo Emereson

“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.” – Vincent van Gogh

“The most important thing about goals is having one.” – Geoffry F. Abert

“You can’t reach your goals without occasionally taking some long shots.” – Unknown

“In achieving your goals, you may run into roadblocks. Don’t let that stop you, go around, over, or under. If you are committed to your goal you will find a way.” – Catherine Pulsifier

“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” – Zig Zigler

“You have to know what you want to get it.” – Gertrude Stein

“Your life is what your thoughts make it.” – Marcus Aurelius

“You don’t get to choose how you’re going to die, or when. You can decide how you’re going to live now.” – Joan Baez

“You have to do what you love to do, not get stuck in that comfort zone of a regular job. Life is not a dress rehearsal. This is it.” – Lucinda Basset

“Look to the future, because that is where you’ll spend the rest of your life.” – George Burns

“What you get by achieving your goals is as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” – Henry David Thoreau

Start Your Own Cleaning Business

“If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.” – Robert Fulghum

“Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” – Mario Andretti

“Picture yourself vividly as winning and that alone will contribute immeasurably to success. Great living starts with a picture, held in your imagination, of what you would like to do or be.” – Henry Emerson Fosdick

“If you want total security, go to prison. There you’re fed, clothed, given medical care, and so on. The only thing lacking… is freedom.” Dwight D. Eisenhower

“To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes


“Don’t spend your precious time asking ‘Why isn’t the world a better place?’ It will only be time wasted. The question to ask is ‘How can I make it better?’ To that there is an answer.” – Leo F. Buscaglia

“The reason so few people are successful is no one has yet found a way for someone to sit down and slide uphill.” – W. Clement Stone

“NOTHING happens without desire – not in sports, not in business, not in LIFE.” – Colin Dunbar

“Life is like riding a bike. It is impossible to maintain your balance while standing still.” – Linda Brakeall

“A goal is not the same as a desire, and this is an important distinction to make. You can have a desire you don’t intend to act on. But you can’t have a goal you don’t intend to act on.” – Tom Morris

“Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is the probable reason why so few engage in it.” – Henry Ford

“Picture yourself vividly as winning and that alone will contribute immeasurably to success. Great living starts with a picture, held in your imagination, of what you would like to do or be.” – Harry Emerson Fosdick

“One’s philosophy is not the best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes. In the long run, we shape our lives and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And, the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Please understand my friend, that where you find yourself tomorrow is a function of the positive decisions and actions you take today.” – Akin A. Awolaja

“Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Is the economical situation making you uneasy?
Check this out…

Site Build It!

“Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.” – Dale Carnegie

“The poor man is not he who is without a cent, but he who is without a dream.” – Harry Kemp

“A life lived with integrity – even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.” – Denis Waitley

“Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.” – W. Clement Stone

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn

To the Top

| articles | survey | leaders | glossary | eaziREADS | business |
| resources | bookshop | reviews | links | contact | about | site map |

© Copyright 2004-2009. eaziGOAL.com All rights reserved.