"To achieve happiness, we should make certain that we are never without an important goal."

Earl Nightingale

"The will to win is not nearly as important as the will to prepare to win."

Bobby Knight

"The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Slight not, what’s near, while aiming at what’s far."


"Great minds have purposes, others have dreams."

Washington Irving

"Life is a petty thing, unless it is it moved by the indomitable urge to extend its boundaries."

Jose Ortega y Gassett

"There is no giant step that does it. It’s a lot of little steps."

Peter a. Cohen

"It concerns us to know the purposes week seek in life, for then, like archers, aiming at a definite Mark, we shall be more likely to attain what we want."


"Your work is to discover your work, and then, with all your heart, to give yourself to it."


"Without some goal, and some effort to reach it, no man can live."

Fyodor Dostoevsky

"Most of us serve our ideals by fits and starts. The person who makes a success of living, is the one who sees his goal, steadily and aims for it unswervingly."

Cecil B DeMille

"First, say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do."


"The significance of a man is not what he attained, but rather in Waukee longs to attain."

Khalil Jibran

"Goals determine what you’re going to be."

Julius Erving

"If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavours to live the life, which he has imagined, he will meet with a success, unexpected in common hours."

Henry David, Thoreau

"The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving."

Oliver Wendell Holmes

"To seek one’s goals, and to drive toward it, stealing one’s heart, is most uplifting!"

Henrik Ibsen

"A man, as a general rule, it was very little to walk. He is born with – a man is what he makes of himself."

Alexander Graham Bell

"There is no happiness, except in the realization that we have accomplished something."

Henry Ford

"I was once asked if a big businessman ever reached his objective. I replied that if a man ever reached his objective, he was not a big businessman."

Charles M. Schwab

"It’s time to start living the life we’ve imagined."

Henry James

"We must be the change we wish to see in the world."


"Far better, it is to dare mighty things, to win, glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, then to take rank with those poor spirits, who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows Neither victory, nor defeat."

Theodore Roosevelt

"Our plans miscarry, because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbour he is making for, no wind is the right wind."


"If you cry “forward “you must make plain in what direction to go."

Anton Chekov

"Everything’s in the mind. That’s where it all starts. Knowing what you want is the first step toward getting it."

Mae West

"Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose – appoint on which the soul may fix its intellectual eyes."

Mary Shelley

"We are no plan is laid, where the disposal of time is surrendered merely to the chances of incident, chaos will soon rain."

Victor Hugo

"What’s important is that one strives to achieve a goal."

Ronald Reagan

"Pursue worthy Aims."


"He who labours diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor."

Menander of Athens

"Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction."

John F Kennedy

"You must do the thing which you think you cannot do."

Eleanor Roosevelt

"The task ahead is never as great as the power behind us."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The true worth of a man is to be measured by the object he pursues."

Marcus Aurelius

"When the mind of a man can conceive and believe, the mind of man can achieve."

W. Clement Stone

"The soul that has no established aim loses itself."

Michel de Montaigne

"Every calling is great when greatly pursued."

Oliver Wendell Holmes

"The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul."