Life Goal Sayings and Quotes

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


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

Les Brown

Failure is a man's inability to reach his goals in life, whatever they may be.     

Og Mandino

An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

You have to set goals that are almost out of reach. If you set a goal that is attainable without much work or thought, you are stuck with something below your true talent and potential.     

Steve Garvey

The only goal is in the process. The process is the thing…with little flashes of light here and there. Those are the gigs, those are the live shows. But it's the life in between—that's all I got.     

Jeff Buckley

A man who could not see the end of his"provisional existence" was not able to aim at an ultimate goal in life.     

Viktor E Frankl

The reason so many individuals fail to achieve their goals in life is that they never really set them in the first place.     

Denis Waitley

Whatever your goal in life, be proud of every day that you are able to work in that direction.     

Chris Evert

Joy, rather than happiness, is the goal of life, for joy is the emotion which accompanies our fulfilling our natures as human beings. It is based on the experience of one's identity as a being of worth and dignity.     

Rollo May

There must be a goal at every stage of life! There must be a goal!     

Vannevar Bush

If you drop out you put yourself further away from the goal of life than if you were to keep working.     

George Harrison

The goal of life is not to possess power but to radiate it.     

Henry Miller

The important thing in life is to have a great aim, and the determination to attain it.     

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

C.S. Lewis

Freedom is the only worthy goal in life. It is won by disregarding things that lie beyond our control. Stop aspiring to be anyone other than your own best self: for that does fall within your control.     

Epictetus

Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It's our goal in life to find it and keep it.     

Mary Lou Retton

If you want to accomplish the goals of your life, you have to begin with the spirit.      

Oprah Winfrey

Man is a goal seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.      

Aristotle

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

Albert Einstein

Many people fail in life, not for lack of ability or brains or even courage but simply because they have never organized their energies around a goal.     

Elbert Hubbard

Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.     

Les Brown

The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.     

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The most important thing is to figure out Your goal in life. If Your intentions and methods are correct, there is no way You will not achieve it.     

Arjun Rampal

The goal of life is not to have our lives mean something to ourselves. The goal of life is to have our lives mean something to others.     

Simon Sinek

You should have important goals in your life and make every effort possible to obtain those goals. Set your goals high. Believe in being the best in everything you want to accomplish.     

Charles Calhoun

You must take action now that will move you towards your goals. Develop a sense of urgency in your life.      

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The goal of life is to realize God and to be always immersed in thought in Him.     

Sarada Devi

The big secret in life is there is no secret. Whatever your goal. You can get there if you're willing to work.     

Oprah Winfrey

To live for some future goal is shallow. It's the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top.     

Robert M. Pirsig

Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success.     

David J. Schwartz