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101 Best Quotes About Goals – The Ultimate List Of Inspirational Quotes To Keep The Motivation Going

Hey, there, bubbling butterfly (don’t have a clue how that would look like, but it sounds fun!)!

You know I’m super-passionate when it comes to goals (hey, I’ve got a whole blog category dedicated to them!), and maybe you are, too.

What I also love are inspirational quotes because let’s face it – we all need a quick motivation boost or a nudge in the right direction from time to time.

(well, technically, in the same direction in this case, but you get my point!)

So to help you all (myself included!) overcome the rough, doubtful time that might attack you (when you least expect, of course!), here’s an all-you-ever-need list of some awesome quotes about goals (and life wisdom which goes along with it).

Get inspired right now (and pin it for later, for the moment of need 😉 )!


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

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

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

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

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. – Thomas Edison

Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then. – Diana Ross

Focused, hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it. If you aren’t sure which way to do something, do it both ways and see which works better. – John Carmack

An average person with average talents and ambition and average education, can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear, focused goals. – Mary Kay Ash

Most achievers I know are people who have made a strong and deep dedication to pursuing a particular goal. That dedication took a tremendous amount of effort. – Donald Johanson

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Valuing the road over the goal was a Taoist goal in itself. – Evan Osnos

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

When I write a goal down – and I truly write them down – it becomes a part of me. That’s a contract that I sign with myself to say, ‘I don’t care what happens – I’m going to stay on this path. I’m going to try and see this through; I’m going to give it my best shot, my best effort.’ – Gail Devers

Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations. – Cavett Robert

You cannot afford to wait for perfect conditions. Goal setting is often a matter of balancing timing against available resources. Opportunities are easily lost while waiting for perfect conditions. – Gary Ryan Blair

To live only for some future goal is shallow. It’s the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top. – Robert M. Pirsig

A goal without a timeline is just a dream. – Robert Herjavec

When you invest your time, you make a goal and a decision of something that you want to accomplish. Whether it’s make good grades in school, be a good athlete, be a good person, go down and do some community service and help somebody who’s in need, whatever it is you choose to do, you’re investing your time in that. – Nick Saban

Don’t be a time manager, be a priority manager. Cut your major goals into bite-sized pieces. Each small priority or requirement on the way to ultimate goal become a mini goal in itself. – Denis Waitley

All our dreams can come true — if we have the courage to pursue them. – Walt Disney

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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

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

Do something because you really want to do it. If you’re doing it just for the goal and don’t enjoy the path, then I think you’re cheating yourself. – Kalpana Chawla

If you write something down on paper, it becomes an actual goal. Before you write it down, it’s a thought, a dream that may or may not get done. – Summer Sanders

To pursue a goal which is by definition unattainable is to condemn oneself to a state of perpetual unhappiness. – Emile Durkheim

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill

Perfection is an unattainable goal. It isn’t going to be perfect. Just get words down on paper, and when you stumble to what you think is the end of the book, you will have hundreds of pages of words that came out of your head. It may not be perfect, but it looks like a book. – Laurell K. Hamilton

What you’ve done is done. You’ve got a goal you never reach, and it’s always farther away. It keeps you walking. I don’t want to sit down. – Christopher Lambert

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

If something is important enough, even if the odds are against you, you should still do it. – Elon Musk

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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

You can always find a solution if you try hard enough. – Lori Greiner

I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20. – Warren Buffett

Creative risk taking is essential to success in any goal where the stakes are high. Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity. – Gary Ryan Blair

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 Ash

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It doesn’t matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going. – Brian Tracy

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 more specific and measurable your goal, the more quickly you will be able to identify, locate, create, and implement the use of the necessary resources for its achievement. – Charles J. Givens

In life, the first thing you must do is decide what you really want. Weigh the costs and the results. Are the results worthy of the costs? Then make up your mind completely and go after your goal with all your might. – Alfred A. Montapert

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

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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

You are never too old to set a new goal or to dream a new dream. – Clive Staples Lewis

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

There are times I am happy. There are times I am sad. But I always try to separate emotion from the need to reach for something stronger, deeper. And then no matter the emotion, I can reach for a stability that helps me accomplish what is the goal. – Troy Polamalu

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

Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan. – Tom Landry

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

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

Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another. – John Dewey

To reach your goal authentically is probably, in the end, going to mean much more to you than having reached it in a false way. – K’naan

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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

You don’t learn to walk by following the rules. You learn by doing, and falling over. – Richard Branson

Don’t walk through life just playing football. Don’t walk through life just being an athlete. Athletics will fade. Character and integrity and really making an impact on someone’s life, that’s the ultimate vision, that’s the ultimate goal – bottom line. – Ray Lewis

You keep your eyes on the prize, you try to do what’s right, and eventually, you’ll reach your goal. – Eric Holder

Life is a series of baby steps along the way and if you add up these tiny little steps you take toward your goal, whatever it is, whether it’s giving up something, a terrible addiction or trying to work your way through an illness. When you total up those baby steps you’d be amazed over the course of 10 years, the strides you’ve taken. – Hoda Kotb

Begin with the end in mind. – Stephen Covey

Be passionate and move forward with gusto every single hour of every single day until you reach your goal. – Ava DuVernay

I think happiness is a goal all of us can agree on. Let’s face it – we all would like to be happy. – Joyce Meyer

Don’t waste your time with writing resolutions this New Year. Instead, focus on something else: resolve. While the words are similar, the difference in meaning is significant. A resolution is something you make. Resolve is something you have. In other words, commit. Choose into a process, not a set of audacious goals you’ll never meet. – Jeff Goins

Just be yourself. Be honest, work towards a goal, and you’ll achieve it. – Emraan Hashmi

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The discipline you learn and character you build from setting and achieving a goal can be more valuable than the achievement of the goal itself. – Bo Bennett

You’re always working to improve, and you’re always being critiqued on your next performance. It’s not about what you’ve done. There’s always room to grow. – Misty Copeland

Your problem is to bridge the gap which exists between where you are now and the goal you intend to reach. – Earl Nightingale

You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give. – Edward Osborne Wilson

Envision, create, and believe in your own universe, and the universe will form around you. – Tony Hsieh

A goal properly set is halfway reached. – Zig Ziglar

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People work better when they know what the goal is and why. It is important that people look forward to coming to work in the morning and enjoy working. – Elon Musk

We advance on our journey only when we face our goal, when we are confident and believe we are going to win out. – Orison Swett Marden

A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder. – Thomas Carlyle

You can’t climb up to the second floor without a ladder. When you set your aim too high and don’t fulfill it, then your enthusiasm turns to bitterness. Try for a goal that’s reasonable, and then gradually raise it. – Emil Zatopek

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

Treat failure as a lesson on how not to approach achieving a goal, and then use that learning to improve your chances of success when you try again. Failure is only the end if you decide to stop. – Richard Branson

Every goal, every action, every thought, every feeling one experiences, whether it be consciously or unconsciously known, is an attempt to increase one’s level of peace of mind. – Sydney Madwed

I consider a goal as a journey rather than a destination. And each year I set a new goal. – Curtis Carlson

If you’re not stubborn, you’ll give up on experiments too soon. And if you’re not flexible, you’ll pound your head against the wall and you won’t see a different solution to a problem you’re trying to solve. – Jeff Bezos

The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do. – Steve Jobs

Life is short, fragile and does not wait for anyone. There will NEVER be a perfect time to pursue your dreams and goals. – Unknown

What we find is that if you have a goal that is very, very far out, and you approach it in little steps, you start to get there faster. Your mind opens up to the possibilities. – Mae Jemison

The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature. – Joseph Campbell

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

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The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get. – Jim Rohn

A dream doesn’t become a goal until it is written. – Edwin Louis Cole

Don’t let anybody tell you different, man: The main goal in life careerwise should always be to try to get paid to simply be yourself. – Kevin Smith

The thing that I learned early on is you really need to set goals in your life, both short-term and long-term, just like you do in business. Having that long-term goal will enable you to have a plan on how to achieve it. – Denise Morrison

Some failure in life is inevitable. It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default. – J.K. Rowling

Everyone’s dream can come true if you just stick to it and work hard. – Serena Williams

If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much. – Jim Rohn

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

If we fix a goal and work towards it, then we are never just passing time. – Anna Neagle

I have a motto on my bedroom wall: ‘Obstacles are what you see when you take your eye off the goal.’ Giving up is not my style. I just want to do something that’s worthwhile. – Chris Burke

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My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose – somehow we always win out. – Ronald Reagan

The main goal in my life is to make extraordinary things out of the ordinary. – Vittorio Grigolo

I fear failure, but I won’t let it stop me. Sometimes you just got to do it or else it just doesn’t happen. – Mark Cuban

Good intentions aren’t enough. People have good intentions when they set a goal to do something, but then they miss a deadline or other milestone. – Harvey Mackay

We all get lost along the way, but hopefully we figure out some sort of path. It helps if you can imagine the process as well as the goal. Those kinds of dreams are easier to achieve. – Annette Bening

A good goal is like a strenuous exercise – it makes you stretch. – Mary Kay Ash

Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who are alive. – Howard Thurman

Intention without action is an insult to those who expect the best from you. – Andy Andrews

I think setting a goal, getting a visual image of what it is you want. You’ve got to see what it is you want to achieve before you can pursue it. – Chuck Norris

If you want to accomplish something in the world, idealism is not enough – you need to choose a method that works to achieve the goal. – Richard Stallman

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The Italians have their priorities right: They’re driven, they do their work, but they really enjoy the day-to-day and they don’t put off the enjoyment of the everyday for some future goal. – Frances Mayes

It always seems impossible until it’s done. – Nelson Mandela

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You got all that it takes!

Rock on!

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  1. Been so inspiring reading this list, needed some motivation and i’m all ready for the week now!

    1. I know the feeling… 🙂 This list gives me the motivational kick which I also need from time to time! 😉

  2. Wow! I love all of these quotes you put together. The Maya Angelou one is my favorite. I’m such a huge fan of quotes so I can’t wait to use some of these. Thanks for sharing the motivation and positivity, Natasa!

    1. Thanks, Amanda! Glad you liked them! 🙂

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