Goal setting is one of the most valuable skills you can learn. Remember, you can only hit your target if you actually HAVE a target you want to hit. Very few of us can reach our most valuable goals and dreams in life if we just aimlessly flounder around, working nine-to-five just to pay the bills.
This week, we’ll share with you some bits and pieces of wisdom that great people said about achieving our goals and dreams.
Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.― Lao Tzu
Your problem is to bridge the gap which exists between where you are now and the goal you intend to reach.— Earl Nightingale
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.— Colin Powell
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.— Helen Keller
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.— A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
A goal is a dream with a deadline.— Napoleon Hill
A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement.— Bo Bennett
Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer to your goal.— Elbert Hubbard
We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success.— Henry David Thoreau
Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success.— C. S. Lewis
Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.— Pele
A great accomplishment shouldn’t be the end of the road, just the starting point for the next leap forward.— Harvey MacKay
I hope you enjoyed those quotes about setting goals! If you want to learn more about goal setting and achieving your dreams, check out our other articles about them on the links below!
- How to set Goals in Life: The First Ingredient of Success
- The Achiever’s Secret: Long Term Goals and Long Term Thinking
- Achieving Your Goals: The VERY FIRST THING You Need to Know