Posted on January 8th, 2014
Collection of my favourite quotes about goals.
“You can achieve almost any goal you set for yourself as long as you have the discipline to pay the price to do what you need to do and to never give up. You can make excuses or you can make progress. You choose.” - Brian Tracy
“The mind will provide the boundaries if you provide the excuses.” - Cornell Thomas
“What you resist persist.” - Carl Yung
“No wind blows in favor of a ship without direction.” - Seneca
“Sometimes it is necessary to pause and reflect on the progress you have made and the forces empowering you to achieve your goals as well as those holding you back.” - Roberta Neault
“Follow your passions, believe in karma, and you won’t have to chase your dreams, they will come to you.” Randy Pausch
“Its important to have specific dreams. Dream Big. Dream without fear.” ― Randy Pausch
“Value is a core principle without which life wouldn’t be worth living.” - David Logan
“What you focus on expands.” - Joe Sugarman
“Pause for a moment and repeat after me: What I think about and thank about, I will bring about in my life.” - Marc Chernoff
“Veni, vidi, vici. (I came, I saw, I conquered)” - Julius Caesar
Goals change based on the circumstances, but desire is constant. My desire is to spread my message about meaningful living, the subject of the books I published in January 2012, Making the Moment Meaningful. My goal is to increase my speaking to about 100 speeches a year. I hope to reach that goal in three years. - Dana LaMon
“If you are not actively seeking and creating opportunities, which always contain an element of risk, you are actually exposing yourself to more serious risks in the long term.” - Tony Buzan
“Daily, I examine myself in three areas. Have I done my best when doing things for others? Have I been trustworthy in my dealings with my friends? Have I revised the lessons I have been taught?” - Zeng Zi
“If 90% of success in life is showing up, the other 10% depends on what you’re showing up for.” - Woody Allen
Success is related to the number of uncomfortable conversations you are willing to have.
“Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself.” - Confucius
“Maturity - The state or quality of being fully grown or developed. Having reached a desired or final condition.
“You think you have a handicap, no. The other guy has the handicap if he cannot control himself.” - RedBelt
“You control yourself, you control him. A man distracted is a man defeated.” - RedBelt
“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” - Leo Tolstoy
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence therefore is not an action, but a habit.” - Aristotle
“True wisdom lies in one’s confession about the limits of one’s knowledge.” - Socrates
“You can’t create a new reality with the same personality.” - Amit Gaswami
“What you are shouts at me so loudly that I can’t hear a word you say.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
“The Universal Maxim - you should live your life as though your every act were to become universal law for all other people.” - Immanuel Kant
“The only security a man can ever have is the ability to do a job uncommonly well.” - Abraham Lincoln
“The brick walls are not there to keep us out; the brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something.” - Randy Pausch
“Some succeed because they are destined to; most succeed because they are determined to.” - Anatole France
The only place where your goals and dreams are impossible is inside your head.
It is better to have one true friend than all the acquaintances in the world.
“Alice: Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here? The Cat: That depends a good deal on where you want to get to Alice: I don’t much care where. The Cat: Then it doesn’t much matter which way you go. Alice: …so long as I get somewhere. The Cat: Oh, you’re sure to do that, if only you walk long enough.” - Alice in Wonderland
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