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65 Motivational Quotes About Goal Setting



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Sometimes we need a little bit of inspiration to keep moving forward and achieve our goals. Here is a collection of some thought-provoking quotes about achieving goals and working hard that will inspire you to do more, be more, and achieve your goals.

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65 Motivational Goal Setting Quotes

1. “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” – Tony Robbins

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

3. “Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.” – Jim Rohn

4. “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” – Napoleon Hill

5. “Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.” – Brian Tracy

6. “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects.” – Albert Einstein

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7. “All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.” – Brian Tracy

8. “You should set goals beyond your reach so you always have something to live for.” – Ted Turner

9. “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.” – Pablo Picasso

10. “You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change.” – Les Brown

11. “If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.” – Jim Rohn

12. “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 them.” – Denis Waitley

13. “A goal properly set is halfway reached.” – Zig Ziglar

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14. “People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals – that is, goals that do not inspire them.” – Tony Robbins

15. “Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer to the fulfillment of their goals rather than all the other distractions that life presents to them.” – Jack Canfield

16. “Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.” – Earl Nightingale

17. “Without dreams and goals, there is no living, only merely existing, and that is not why we are here.” – Mark Twain

18. “If you’re bored with life – you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things – you don’t have enough goals.” – Lou Holtz

19. “A person should set his goals as early as he can and devote all his energy and talent to getting there. With enough effort, he may achieve it. Or he may find something that is even more rewarding. But in the end, no matter what the outcome, he will know he has been alive.” – Walt Disney

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20. “Find something that you’re really interested in doing in your life. Pursue it, set goals, and commit yourself to excellence. Do the best you can.” – Chris Evert

21. “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” – Henry Ford

22. “One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.” – Michael Korda

23. “You need lofty goals. Then cement it with a great work ethic.” – Jerry West

24. “It’s not an accident that musicians become musicians and engineers become engineers: it’s what they’re born to do. If you can tune into your purpose and really align with it, setting goals so that your vision is an expression of that purpose, then life flows much more easily.” – Jack Canfield

25. “If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy and inspires your hopes.” – Andrew Carnegie

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26. “Money is not the goal. Money has no value. The value comes from the dreams money helps achieve.” – Robert Kiyosaki

27. “People with clear, written goals, accomplish far more in a shorter period of time than people without them could ever imagine.” – Brian Tracy

28. “The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.” – Bill Copeland

29. “You want to set a goal that is big enough that in the process of achieving it you become someone worth becoming.” – Jim Rohn

30. “I think goals should never be easy, they should force you to work, even if they are uncomfortable at the time.” – Michael Phelps

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31. “You have to have a dream, whether big or small. Then plan well, focus, work hard, and be very determined to achieve your goals.” – Henry Sy

32. “No matter how many goals you have achieved, you must set your sights on a higher one.” – Jessica Savitch

33. “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” – Les Brown

34. “You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off you.” – Maya Angelou

35. “By taking the time to stop and appreciate who you are and what you’ve achieved – and perhaps learned through a few mistakes, stumbles and losses – you actually can enhance everything about you. Self-acknowledgment and appreciation are what give you the insights and awareness to move forward toward higher goals and accomplishments.” – Jack Canfield

36. “A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.” – Bruce Lee

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37. “If your goal is to be comfortable, chances are you’ll never get rich. But if your goal is to be rich, chances are you’ll end up mighty comfortable.” – T. Harv Eker

38. “Don’t set your goals too low. If you don’t need much, you won’t become much.” – Jim Rohn

39. “If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals, then it’s moving you away from your goals.” – Brian Tracy

40. “You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands – your own.” – Mark Victor Hansen

41. “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

42. “If you don’t know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else.” – Lawrence J. Peter

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43. “If we have a goal and a plan, and are willing to take risks and mistakes and work as team, we can choose to do the hard thing.” – Scott Kelly

44. “To live a fulfilled life, we need to keep creating the “what is next”, of our lives. Without dreams and goals there is no living, only merely existing, and that is not why we are here.” – Mark Twain

45. “Success is steady progress toward one’s personal goals.” – Jim Rohn

46. “An important part of any focusing regimen is to set aside time at the end of the day – just before going to sleep – to acknowledge your successes, review your goals, focus on your successful future, and make specific plans for what you want to accomplish the next day.” – Jack Canfield

47. “Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor.” – Brian Tracy

48. “Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.” – Robert H. Schuller

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49. “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” – Larry Elder

50. “If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you.” – Les Brown

51. “There’s nothing better than achieving your goals, whatever they might be.” – Paloma Faith

52. “If you aim for nothing, you’ll hit it every time.” – Unknown

53. “I am always more interested in what I am about to do than what I have already done.” – Rachel Carson

54. “The greater danger for most of us isn’t that our aim is too high and miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.” – Michelangelo

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55. “Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.” – Bo Jackson

56. “It’s harder to stay on top than it is to make the climb. Continue to seek new goals.” – Pat Summitt

57. “Never quit. It is the easiest cop-out in the world. Set a goal and don’t quit until you attain it. When you do attain it, set another goal, and don’t quit until you reach it. Never quit.” – Bear Bryant

58. “Success is the progressive realization of predetermined, worthwhile, personal goals.” – Paul J. Meyer

59. “You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you have to overcome to reach your goals.” – Booker T. Washington

60. “When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” – Confucius

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61. “It really is never too late, it really is never too early to figure out your goals and dreams and what you love.” – Garrett McNamara

62. “People with goals succeed because they know where they’re going.” – Earl Nightingale

63. “Without some goals and some efforts to reach it, no man can live.” – John Dewey

64. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis

65. “An important part of any focusing regimen is to set aside time at the end of the day – just before going to sleep – to acknowledge your successes, review your goals, focus on your successful future, and make specific plans for what you want to accomplish the next day.” – Jack Canfield

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