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Why it is so critical to have goals? I hope the following quotes and sayings about goals will answer this question. Also, I truly hope these quotes and sayings will inspire you deeply to set goals and achieve your potential, that ultimate bucket list. Remember, you are capable of achieving more. You have the inner ability to make a difference in your life, the life of others, and the world in general. You are a wonderful and competent person already. The only thing you need is a clear goal or goals you want to achieve. Quotes and sayings about goals may encourage you to do so. Enjoy!

  • “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” Albert Einstein
  • “Goals are dreams with deadlines.” Diana Scharf Hunt
  • “If you’re not sure where you’re going, you’ll probably end up somewhere else.” Unknown author
  • “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” Les Brown
  • “The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.” Michelangelo
  • “When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.” Seneca
  • “Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I’ll give you a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals and I’ll give you a stock clerk.” James Cash Penney
  • “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” Henry Ford
  • “The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can’t be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.” Elbert Hubbard
  • “If you don’t hurry up and let life know what you want, life will damned soon show you what you’ll get.” Robertson Davies
  • “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
  • “When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” Confucius
  • “It is more important to know where you are going than to get there quickly. Do not mistake activity for achievement.” Mabel Newcomber
  • “The ultimate goal should be doing your best and enjoying it.” Peggy Fleming
  • “That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath, and begin climbing again.” Michael Johnson
  • “In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better aim at something high.” Henry David Thoreau
  • “You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.” James Allen
  • “Injustice, poverty, slavery, ignorance – these may be cured by reform or revolution. But men do not live only by fighting evils. They live by positive goals, individual and collective, a vast variety of them, seldom predictable, at times incompatible.” Sir Isaiah Berlin
  • “I guess when you turn off the main road, you have to be prepared to see some funny houses.” Stephen King
  • “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” Beverly Sills
  • “Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see farther.” J. P. Morgan
  • “Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find his right road.” Dag Hammarskjold
  • “A wise person sets his earthly goals on heavenly gains.” David Roper
  • “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
  • “If you want to reach a goal, you must ‘see the reaching’ in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.” Zig Ziglar
  • “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” Napoleon Hill
  • “The most important thing about having goals is having one.” Geoffrey F. Abert
  • “The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.” Michelangelo
  • “The world has the habit of making room for the man whose words and actions show that he knows where he is going.” Napoleon Hill
  • “You must have long-range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-range failures.” Charles Noble
  • “The question you should be asking isn’t, ‘What do I want?’ or ‘What are my goals?’ but ‘What would excite me?'” Tim Ferriss
  • “If we do not change our direction, we are likely to end up where we are headed.” Chinese proverb
  • “Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men’s blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die, but long after we are gone be a living thing, asserting itself with ever-growing insistence.” Daniel Hudson Burnham
  • “Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream, precedes the goal.” Pamela Vaull Starr
  • “If you can not go straight ahead, you go around the corner.” Sage Soong
  • “If you don’t know where you are going, how can you expect to get there?” Basil S. Walsh
  • “The ultimate reason for setting goals is to entice you to become the person it takes to achieve them.” Jim Rohn
  • “One should not think about the result; one does not travel to reach a destination, but to travel.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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