Personal leadership must come from the inside out. You cannot wait for
someone else to push you; you must motivate yourself through goal setting.
- Paul J. Meyer
If you do not consciously decide ahead of time where
you are going, you may very easily end up somewhere else.
- Laurence J. Peter
A goal without a plan is just a wish.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
The reason most people never reach their goals is
that they don't define them, or ever seriously consider them as believable
or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they
plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with
- Denis Watley
To accomplish great things, we must not only act,
but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
- Anatole France
First say to yourself what you would be; and then
do what you have to do.
Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I'll give you
a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals and I'll give
you a stock clerk.
- J.C. Penney
You got to be careful if you don't know where you're
going, because you might not get there.
- Yogi Berra
A successful individual typically sets his next goal
somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way he
steadily raises his level of aspiration.
- Kurt Lewin
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 Winfrey
The person with a fixed goal, a clear picture of
his desire, or an ideal always before him, causes it, through repetition,
to be buried deeply in his subconscious mind and is thus enabled, thanks
to its generative and sustaining power, to realize his goal in a minimum
of time and with a minimum of physical effort. Just pursue the thought
unceasingly. Step by step you will achieve realization, for all your
faculties and powers become directed to that end.
- Claude M. Bristol
Failure is not in an unsuccess goal, but in having
no goal to reach.
- Benjamin Mays
The purpose of goals is to focus our attention. The
mind will not reach toward achievement until it has clear objectives.
The magic begins when we set goals. It is then that the switch is turned
on, the current begins to flow, and the power to accomplish becomes
- "The Best of Success," by Wynn Davis
The most important thing about goals is having one.
- Geoffry F. Abert
Until input (thought) is linked to a goal (purpose)
there can be no intelligent accomplishment.
- Paul G. Thomas
You will now have a starting place and a destination,
and you will be able to determine what it will cost you to get there...You
will be going someplace.
- H. Stanley Judd