Goals Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old goals quotes, goals sayings, and goals proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Goals are the sweetest fruits of the most bitter trials of life.     

Hermann J Steinherr

Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.     

John Dewey

If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.     

Marie Osmond

You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.     

Zig Ziglar

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

Go as far as you can see, and when you get there you will see farther.     

Orison Swett Marden

Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.     

Robert H. Schuller

Everybody has their own Mount Everest they were put on this earth to climb.     

Seth Godin

We are kept from our goal not by obstacles but by a clear path to a lesser goal.     

Robert Brault

This one step – choosing a goal and sticking to it – changes everything.     

Scott Reed

Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life.     

Les Brown

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

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

Goals determine what you're going to be.     

Julius Erving

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.     

Les Brown

Goals are the end results of a long hard struggle that is considered the fruit of all efforts.     

Hermann J Steinherr

It is never too late to be who you might have been.     

George Eliot

Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal — a commitment to excellence — that will enable you to attain the success you seek.     

Mario Andretti

All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.     

Orison Swett Marden

It's better to be at the bottom of the ladder you want to climb than at the top of the one you don't.     

Stephen Kellogg

Goals are discovered, not made.     

Richard J. Foster

Goals are accomplished when accomplishment rules the heart and mind.     

Hermann J Steinherr

The road leading to a goal does not separate you from the destination; it is essentially a part of it.     

Charles DeLint

You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.     

Jim Rohn

A goal properly set is halfway reached.     

Zig Ziglar

Without some goals and some efforts to reach it, no man can live.     

John Dewey

We aim above the mark to hit the mark.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Albert Einstein

All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.     

Walt Disney

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

Bruce Lee