100 Motivational Quotes About Goals That Will Fuel You Up To Realize Your Full Potential

Whenever we start on something new, we have a goal in mind and whatever we do subsequently is entirely dedicated to achieve that. Therefore, while setting our objectives we should have a clear perspective as to what we want. We should not just follow set norms and do what others are doing. Rather, when we set out to accomplish something we should keep our interest in mind and not what the society wants us to do because it is we who have to work towards realizing the goal. If we take up some aim which we are not inclined towards, it will be a waste of our time, energy and talent as we will not be able to fulfil our dreams. No wonder it is the destination which matters to us but we should also know that the journey should be enticing too. Moreover, what is the use of reaching a destination where we do not want to be? Time and again people have taken up risks, going against set doctrines and have made history in the process. Hence, setting the right goal should be our priority and then working towards achieving it will become easy and motivating. These quotes about goal setting will bring a new zeal into your life.

Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.

- Sylvia Plath

Aim higher in case you fall short.

- Catching Fire, Suzanne Collins

It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.

- The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.

- Walden, Henry David Thoreau

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

- Louisa May Alcott

If you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing.

- Coco Chanel

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.

- Albert Einstein

Happiness is not a goal...it's a by-product of a life well lived.

- Eleanor Roosevelt

You never know what's around the corner. It could be everything. Or it could be nothing. You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you've climbed a mountain.

- Tom Hiddleston

You must give everything to make your life as beautiful as the dreams that dance in your imagination.

- Roman Payne

Dreaming about being an actress, is more exciting then being one.

- Marilyn Monroe

Whenever you want to achieve something, keep your eyes open, concentrate and make sure you know exactly what it is you want. No one can hit their target with their eyes closed.

- The Devil and Miss Prym, Paulo Coelho

A busy, vibrant, goal-oriented woman is so much more attractive than a woman who waits around for a man to validate her existence.

- The Single Woman: Life, Mandy Hale

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

- Bruce Lee

It's not hard to decide what you want your life to be about. What's hard, she said, is figuring out what you're willing to give up in order to do the things you really care about.

- Bittersweet: Thoughts on Change, Shauna Niequist

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.

- Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill

If you have a dream, don't just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.

- Roopleen

A year from now you may wish you had started today.

- Karen Lamb

Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you.

- Shannon L. Alder

Chaos is more freedom; in fact, total freedom. But no meaning. I want to be free to act, and I also want my actions to mean something.

- The Time Traveler's Wife, Audrey Niffenegger

Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.

- Rabindranath Tagore

The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.

- Michelangelo Buonarroti

Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.

- E. Joseph Cossman

If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.

- Yogi Berra

Everybody said, "Follow your heart". I did, it got broken

- Agatha Christie

Accepting oneself does not preclude an attempt to become better.

- Flannery O'Connor

To conquer frustration, one must remain intensely focused on the outcome, not the obstacles.

- From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence", T.F. Hodge

If a man knows not to which port he sails, no wind is favorable.

- Seneca

Cat: Where are you going? Alice: Which way should I go? Cat: That depends on where you are going. Alice: I don't know. Cat: Then it doesn't matter which way you go.

- Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll

Find a purpose to serve, not a lifestyle to live.

- Venus in Arms, Criss Jami

Don't let mental blocks control you. Set yourself free. Confront your fear and turn the mental blocks into building blocks.

- Words to inspire the winner in YOU, Roopleen

Know what you want, work to get it, then value it once you have it.

- Morrigan's Cross, Nora Roberts

What the mind can conceive and believe, and the heart desire, you can achieve.

- Norman Vincent Peale

Reality is a projection of your thoughts or the things you habitually think about.

- Stephen Richards

When someone you love says goodbye you can stare long and hard at the door they closed and forget to see all the doors God has open in front of you.

- Shannon L. Alder

Courage doesn't happen when you have all the answers. It happens when you are ready to face the questions you have been avoiding your whole life.

- Shannon L. Alder

You may be the only person left who believes in you, but it's enough. It takes just one star to pierce a universe of darkness. Never give up.

- Smile Anyway: Quotes, Richelle E. Goodrich

If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.

- Lou Holtz

What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?

- Robert H. Schuller

Life always begins with one step outside of your comfort zone.

- Shannon L. Alder

The greatest battles of life are fought out daily in the silent chambers of the soul.

- David O. McKay

When you stop living your life based on what others think of you real life begins. At that moment, you will finally see the door of self acceptance opened.

- Shannon L. Alder

People are not lazy, they simply have impotent goals..that is..goals that do not inspire them.

- Anthony Robbins

Even a snail will eventually reach its destination.

- The Street of a Thousand Blossoms, Gail Tsukiyama

Become the leader of your life. Lead yourself to where you want to be. Breathe life back into your ambitions, your desires, your goals, your relationships.

- Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience, Steve Maraboli

...it's very much like your trying to reach infinity. You know that it's there, you just don't know where-but just because you can never reach it doesn't mean that it's not worth looking for.

- The Phantom Tollbooth, Norton Juster

Leaders live by choice, not by accident.

- Mark Gorman

The young have aspirations that never come to pass, the old have reminiscences of what never happened.

- Reginald, Saki

But to believe that getting stuff is the purpose and aim of life is madness.

- Requiem for a Dream, Hubert Selby Jr.

Begin somewhere. You cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do.

- Liz Smith

The true definition of mental illness is when the majority of your time is spent in the past or future, but rarely living in the realism of NOW.

- Shannon L. Alder

There's no reason to have a plan B because it distracts from plan A.

- Will Smith

We may place blame, give reasons, and even have excuses; but in the end, it is an act of cowardice to not follow your dreams.

- Steve Maraboli

What keeps me going is goals.

- Muhammad Ali

Be practical as well as generous in your ideals. Keep your eyes on the stars, but remember to keep your feet on the ground.

- Theodore Roosevelt

While intent is the seed of manifestation, action is the water that nourishes the seed. Your actions must reflect your goals in order to achieve true success.

- Life, Steve Maraboli

The hippies wanted peace and love. We wanted Ferraris, blondes and switchblades.

- Alice Cooper

Every relationship that has hit a crossroads has asked, "What is it that you want from me?

- Shannon L. Alder

I've worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals. I will not let my teammates down, and I will not let myself down.

- Mia Hamm

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.

- Jim Ryun

Everyone can perform magic, everyone can reach his goals, if he is able to think, if he is able to wait, if he is able to fast.

- Siddhartha, Hermann Hesse

I come in a world of iron...to make a world of gold

- Man of La Mancha, Dale Wasserman

The little things of life, sweet and excellent in their place, must not be the things lived for; the highest must be sought and followed; the life of heaven must be begun here on earth.

- Anne of the Island, L.M. Montgomery

When you know love then that is the time you forget hate.

- Stephen Richards

It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it.

- Arnold Joseph Toynbee

Doing the tough things sets winners apart from losers.

- Cosmic Ordering: You can be successful, Stephen Richards

All that you are is all around you.

- Stephen Richards

When we lose our spiritual child then that is when we have grown old.

- Stephen Richards

Dream your dream; and realize that you are more than just the dreamer, you are the point of origin for its reality.

- Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience, Steve Maraboli

Be yourself and become wealthy!

- Stephen Richards

We were all born equal, but where we are in life now is of our own making.

- Stephen Richards

I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.

- Warren Buffett

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

- The Wit and Wisdom of Will Rogers in His Own Voice, Will Rodgers

All I want in this life are three... a moonlit beach on the starlit sea, a breath of opium, and thee.

- Roman Payne

The true test of one's mettle is how many times you will try before you give up.

- Stephen Richards

Pursue your goal. Opinions be damned.

- Stacy Verdick Case

To turn your dreams into reality, all your resources, efforts and concentration should be aligned in the same direction.

- Roopleen

Fully inhale your dream and completely exhale manifestation of it.

- From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence", T.F. Hodge

Do you wait for things to happen, or do you make them happen yourself? I believe in writing your own story.

- Charlotte Eriksson

An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding.

- Robert Louis Stevenson

The difference between greed and ambition is a greedy person desires things he isn't prepared to work for.

- Habeeb Akande

Even when in the midst of disturbance, the stillness of the mind can offer sanctuary.

- The Ultimate Cosmic Ordering Meditation, Stephen Richards

You have had a dream for so many years. Let today be the day you make a plan for it. Just think about how much more likely you are to hit your target when you finally aim at it.

- Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience, Steve Maraboli

If life didn't give you at least one person not wanting you to succeed then half of us would lose are motivation to climb that cliff, in order to prove them wrong.

- Shannon L. Alder

Are you aware that rushing toward a goal is a sublimated death wish? It's no coincidence we call them 'deadlines.

- Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas, Tom Robbins

To embark on the journey towards your goals and dreams requires bravery. To remain on that path requires courage. The bridge that merges the two is commitment.

- Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience, Steve Maraboli

There is nothing around me but money, money, money.

- Stephen Richards

Micro meditations should be performed with very little activity. These practices should not be associated with any goal, concept or belief.

- Yoga and Vipassana: An Integrated Life Style, Amit Ray

I should and can play better. That is going to be the challenge for me.

- Andrew Strauss

The more I want to get something done the less I call it work.

- Richard Bach

All death reminds us that nothing is promised, only that life was worth it.

- 300 Questions to Ask Your Parents Before It's Too Late, Shannon L. Alder

To put it simply, the lizard brain is purely concerned with survival.

- Stephen Richards

Living a life somewhere else in your mind is nothing more than being a prisoner where you are.

- Shannon L. Alder

A dream is a seed. Vision plants it. Imagination nurtures growth. Opportunities create blooms. Thoughts become things!

- Donna McGoff

Success is not determined by the outcome. The outcome is the result of having already decided that you are successful to begin with.

- From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence", T.F. Hodge

Becoming wealthy is about accumulating wealth.

- Stephen Richards

Sometimes we have to soak ourselves in the tears and fears of the past to water our future gardens.

- Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem, Suzy Kassem

A goal ensures progress. But one gets much further without a goal.

- Marty Rubin

Discovering While Doing Is Natural... But,Doing Immediately After Discovering Is The Attitude of Winners!

- Life Simplified!, Sujit Lalwani

من قال لك أن درب الجنة معبد بالورود؟

- قالوا, أحمد خيري العمري

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