Goal Quotes for Success

Motivation to Help Us Achieve Our Highest Goals

Goal Quote by C. S. Lewis

The 25 goal quotes on this page were carefully chosen to help inspire us to set great goals for ourselves.

Reading motivational quotes about the importance of having clearly-defined goals for success can help motivate us to take focused action so that we can achieve our ultimate goals in every area of our lives.

Quote #001 by C. S. Lewis reads: "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream."

Thomas Jefferson Quote #002

"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude." ~ Thomas Jefferson

Goal Quote by Thomas Jefferson

Mahatma Gandhi Quote #003

"Glory lies in the attempt to reach one's goal and not in reaching it." ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Goal Quote by Mahatma Gandhi

Bruce Lee Quote #004

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

Goal Quote by Bruce Lee

Henry Ford Quote #005

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

Goal Quote by Henry Ford

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Napoleon Hill Quote #006

"A goal is a dream with a deadline." ~ Napoleon Hill

Goal Quote by Napoleon Hill

Henry David Thoreau Quote #007

"We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success." ~ Henry David Thoreau

Goal Quote by Henry David Thoreau

Zig Ziglar Quote #008

"A goal properly set is halfway reached." ~ Zig Ziglar 

Goal Quote by Zig Ziglar

Abdul Kalam Quote #009

"To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal." ~ Abdul Kalam

Goal Quote by Abdul Kalam

Thomas Carlyle Quote #010

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

Goal Quote by Thomas Carlyle

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John Dewey Quote #011

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

Goal Quote by John Dewey

Bo Bennett Quote #012

"A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement." ~ Bo Bennett

Goal Quote by Bo Bennett

Mary Kay Ash Quote #013

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

Goal Quote by Mary Kay Ash

Orison Swett Marden Quote #014

"A good system shortens the road to the goal." ~ Orison Swett Marden

Goal Quote by Orison Swett Marden

Bo Bennett Quote #015

"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

Goal Quote by Bo Bennett

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Charles C. Noble Quote #016

"You must have long term goals to keep you from being frustrated by short term failures." ~ Charles C. Noble

Goal Quote by Charles C. Noble

Benjamin Mays Quote #017

"The tragedy of life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goals to reach." ~ Benjamin Mays

Goal Quote by Benjamin Mays

Julius Erving Quote #018

"Goals determine what you’re going to be." ~ Julius Erving

Goal Quote by Julius Erving

David Joseph Schwartz Quote #019

"Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success." ~ David Joseph Schwartz

Goal Quote by David Joseph Schwartz

Earl Nightingale Quote #020

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

Goal Quote by Earl Nightingale

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Geoffry F. Abert Quote #021

"The most important thing about goals is having one." ~ Geoffry F. Abert

Goal Quote by Geoffry F. Abert

Oliver Wendell Holmes Quote #022

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

Goal Quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Earl Nightingale Quote #023

"People with goals succeed because they know where they’re going." ~ Earl Nightingale

Goal Quote by Earl Nightingale

Goal Quote #024

"You become successful the moment you start moving toward a worthwhile goal." ~ Author Unknown

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Les Brown Quote #025

"Shoot for the moon, even if you miss, you’ll land amongst the stars." ~ Les Brown

Goal Quote by Les Brown

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