A collection of goal setting quotes to help you set your goals; to encourage
and to inspire you.
Goal-setting is also a vital element of motivation.
Clear goals will help you muster motivation for whatever your task at hand is.
Joanna Jast, Laser-Sharp Focus
We must have a theme, a goal, a purpose in our lives. If you don't know where you're aiming, you don't have a goal. My goal is to live my life in such a way that when I die, someone can say, she cared."
Mary Kay Goals
To sit on an idea or fail to act on a goal is not really goal-setting, but wishful thinking.
Les Brown Wishes
Before starting the process of goals settings, you have to know exactly
what you want.
Dennis Bak, Goal Setting
The act and process of thinking about future aspirations and what
exactly you want from life is setting goals.
Denzel J. Wellington, Goal Setting
Deciding to set goals is probably one of the most important decisions
you can make, but most people don't set clear goals in their life.
Thibaut Meurisse, Goal Setting
...any time you set a goal, in a sense, a switch flips on within your mind
that helps you notice opportunities that you never noticed before -
opportunities instrumental in the attainment of your goal.
Kam Knight, Goal Setting
... there are the winners. They are the few who seem to effortlessly acquire what they want from life. They set and accomplish goals that help not only themselves, but also other people.
Vic Johnson, Goal Setting: 13 Secrets of World Class Achievers
If you want to succeed at a goal, you need to understand why you want it.
This is critical. You have to do this process for any goal you set for yourself.
Michael S. Dobson. Goal Setting
Simply put, self-awareness is thus a very important part of goal-setting.
Martin Kaye, Goal Setting
Set your goals high enough to inspire you and low enough to encourage you.
The process of setting a goal on the outer boundaries of what
we think is possible, and then systematically pursuing it, is one
of the most fulfilling parts about being human.
Brad Stulberg; Steve Magness, Peak Performance: Elevate Your Game, Avoid Burnout, and Thrive with the New Science of Success
Sometimes you become stressed, trying to achieve unrealistic goals or those which conflict your values and beliefs. Goal setting is a powerful tool and process for motivating you.
K.C. Rowntree, Smart Goal Setting
Maintaining a positive attitude uncovers hidden abilities and calls up untapped resources. It frames the conditions needed to make the best use of talents-provide fresh outlooks-set goals with confidence, and overcome reluctance to trying new things.
Roger Fritz, The Power of a Positive Attitude: Discovering the Key to Success
When working in a team you must set your goals to meet the teams overall goal.
Your goals must be aligned with your team's goals.
Time-bound - a time frame is an essential part of goal setting, because it helps
you commit and increases your focus.
Ted Robbins, Time Management: Master Time Management and Boost Your Success
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 Quote of the Day
Setting goals allows you to paint a vision of what you wish your future to be.
Setting goals that are not a step in the direction of your dream
is kind of a waste.
Fred Juliusson, Get Going! Life is Short!
Just because you are retired don't think that you no longer should set goals. Setting
goals can help you enjoy a full retirement with a purpose.
Those who don't believe in goal setting waste many years because they
have no clear target to aim for, and end up aimlessly drifting along.
Catherine Pulsifer, Wings for Work
All winning teams are goal-oriented. Teams like these win consistently because everyone connected with them concentrates on specific objectives. They go about their business with blinders on; nothing will distract them from achieving their aims.
Lou Holtz, Former Football Player and Coach
No matter how big your aspiration, setting some goals is the best
way to get from where you are to living your dream.
Shelley Galbreath, Discouraged Moms' Devotions to Go
Words of Encouragement
The act of motivation can be set in motion by writing down a set of goals.
The preparation of goal setting in
and of itself means that there are designated steps that must be taken
to reach the result or goal.
Catherine Pulsifer, What Motivates You Preparation
Setting smart goals that include all the factors:, measureable,
achievable, responsible, and time related, have a more of a
chance of being successful than just stating what your goals will be.
Byron Pulsifer, Smart Goals Successful
For most of us, goal setting sounds and usually is a grueling process,
because we most often confuse a goal with a wish, an objective with a desire.
Michael Lombardi, The 5 AM Club
You may want to organize your life but be unsure where to start;
hence, setting goals is important if you want to be successful.
Nick Bell, Organize Yourself Starting Today!
Quotes about Life
Setting tangible goals for yourself makes it easier for you to focus on
being productive and work towards what is important to you.
Gavin Bird, Getting Things Done
I believe there are two ingredients necessary to make every day
a masterpiece: decisions and discipline. They are like two sides
of the same coin; you could call them 'goal setting' and 'goal getting.'
And they can't be separated because one is worthless without the other.
John C. Maxwell, Make Today Count
Most personal development and success material will mention
the importance of goal setting if you want to achieve your dreams.
Joe Hinchliffe, Average Joe's Success Rituals
Focus, discipline, hard work, goal setting and, of course,
the thrill of finally achieving your goals. These are all lessons in life.
Kristi Yamaguchi, Olympic Figure Skating medalist
Quotes on Life Lessons
There are a few secrets to success: courage, goal setting, and focus.
Dr. Rob Bell; Bill Parisi, Don't "Should" On Your Kids
To unlock and unleash your full potential, you should make a
habit of daily goal setting and achieving for the rest of your life.
Brian Tracy, Goals!
Once you decide you're ready to change, you'll need to be
patient with yourself especially if setting goals on a regular
basis isn't something you normally do. That's because goal
setting is a habit you will have to create in your life.
P. Seymour, Resolutions in the New Year...or Any Time
Goal setting is a powerful tool and process for motivating you.
When effective goals are set, a giant step towards the life you desire is taken.
K.C. Rowntree, Smart Goal Setting
Quotes to Live By
I was fortunate to have grown up in a family where planning
and goal setting were taught as a means to succeed in your life.
It has made all the difference in my ability to adapt to changing circumstances.
Paul Rega, 12 Steps to Freedom
Poems about Life
Have faith in an age-old success system of purpose clarification
and goal setting, then plow forward to set your goals for your charmed life.
Linda Drevenstedt, Life Path by Design