Goals Quotes

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Sylvia Plath
“Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.”
Sylvia Plath

Milan Kundera
“Anyone whose goal is 'something higher' must expect someday to suffer vertigo. What is vertigo? Fear of falling? No, Vertigo is something other than fear of falling. It is the voice of the emptiness below us which tempts and lures us, it is the desire to fall, against which, terrified, we defend ourselves.”
Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Ursula K. Le Guin
“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.”
Ursula K. Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness

“Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals.
If you aren’t grateful for what you already have, what makes you think you would be happy with more.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

“Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s life. Be the light that helps others see; it is what gives life its deepest significance.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Henry David Thoreau
“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.”
Henry David Thoreau, Walden

Suzanne Collins
“Aim higher in case you fall short.”
Suzanne Collins, Catching Fire

Albert Einstein
“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.”
Albert Einstein

Louisa May Alcott
“Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.”
Louisa May Alcott

Tom Hiddleston
“You never know what's around the corner. It could be everything. Or it could be nothing. You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you've climbed a mountain.”
Tom Hiddleston

Coco Chanel
“If you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing.”
Coco Chanel

Eleanor Roosevelt
“Happiness is not a goal...it's a by-product of a life well lived.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

Marilyn Monroe
“Dreaming about being an actress, is more exciting then being one.”
Marilyn Monroe

Paulo Coelho
“Whenever you want to achieve something, keep your eyes open, concentrate and make sure you know exactly what it is you want. No one can hit their target with their eyes closed.”
Paulo Coelho, The Devil and Miss Prym

Mandy Hale
“A busy, vibrant, goal-oriented woman is so much more attractive than a woman who waits around for a man to validate her existence.”
Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass

Roopleen
“If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.”
Roopleen

“Focus on your goals, not your fear.
Focus like a laser beam on your goals.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Shauna Niequist
“It's not hard to decide what you want your life to be about. What's hard, she said, is figuring out what you're willing to give up in order to do the things you really care about.”
Shauna Niequist, Bittersweet: Thoughts on Change, Grace, and Learning the Hard Way

Shannon L. Alder
“Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you.”
Shannon L. Alder

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

Napoleon Hill
“When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.”
Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich: The Landmark Bestseller Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century

“A year from now you may wish you had started today.”
Karen Lamb

Agatha Christie
“Everybody said, "Follow your heart". I did, it got broken”
Agatha Christie

Rabindranath Tagore
“Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.”
Rabindranath Tagore

Audrey Niffenegger
“Chaos is more freedom; in fact, total freedom. But no meaning. I want to be free to act, and I also want my actions to mean something.”
Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife

“Dream your own dreams, achieve your own goals. Your journey is your own and unique.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

T.F. Hodge
“To conquer frustration, one must remain intensely focused on the outcome, not the obstacles.”
T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

Seneca
“If a man knows not to which port he sails, no wind is favorable.”
Seneca

“Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.”
E. Joseph Cossman

Laini Taylor
“It was impossible, of course. But when did that ever stop any dreamer from dreaming.”
Laini Taylor, Strange the Dreamer

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