The most important thing about goals is… having one.
~ Geoffry F. Abert
A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement.
~ Bo Bennet
Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, Or what’s a heaven for?
~ Robert Browning
Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.
~ E. Joseph Cossman
Your goal should be out of reach, but not out of sight.
~ Anita DeFrantz
Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
~ William Faulkner
In the absence of clearly-defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it.
~ Robert Heinlein
A goal is a dream with a deadline.
~ Napolean Hill
Every an has at times in his mind the ideal of what he should be, but is not. . . . Man never falls so low that he can see nothing higher than himself.
~ Theodore Parker, in A Lesson for the Day
Long-range goals keep you from being frustrated by short-term failures.
~ J.C. Penney
Any person who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved, has already defined his own limitations.
~ Cavett Robert