Quotes about goal setting are an important team building and motivation tool….our collection has more than 50 inspirational goal quotes.
Goal setting is a key factor in any achievement, as we need to know where we are going to have any chance of getting there.
Leaders know the power of using the right words to motivate, although you may also like to look through our ideas on using teamwork sayings.
Take the time to look through our list of memorable quotes about goal setting. Soon you'll find yourself using them as a team building tool to provide inspiration for yourself and your team.
The future you see is the future you get. ~Robert G Allen
Man is a goal seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals. ~Aristotle
Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek. ~ Mario Andretti
NOTHING happens without desire - not in sports, not in business, not in LIFE. ~ Colin Dunbar
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible. ~Anthony Robbins
Look to the future, because that is where you'll spend the rest of your life. ~George Burns
Goals determine what you're going to be. ~Julius Erving
Choosing a goal and sticking to it changes everything. ~Scott Reed
Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success. ~ David Joseph Schwartz
My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose - somehow we win out. ~Ronald Reagan
All winning teams are goal-oriented. Teams like these win consistently because everyone connected with them concentrates on specific objectives. They go about their business with blinders on; nothing will distract them from achieving their aims. ~Lou Holtz, former Notre Dame football coach
Success depends on getting good at saying no without feeling guilty. You cannot get ahead with your own goals if you are always saying yes to someone else's projects. You can only get ahead with your desired lifestyle if you are focused on the things that will produce that lifestyle. ~Jack Canfield
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
All successful people have a goal. No one can get anywhere unless he knows where he wants to go and what he wants to be or do.
~Norman Vincent Peale
A goal properly set is halfway reached. ~Abraham Lincoln
There are those who travel and those who are going somewhere. They are different and yet they are the same. The success has this over his rivals: He knows where he is going. ~Mark Caine
Many people fail in life, not for lack of ability or brains or even courage but simply because they have never organized their energies around a goal. ~Elbert Hubbard
Without goals, and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has set sail with no destination. ~Fitzhugh Dodson
We must have a theme, a goal, a purpose in our lives. If you don't know where you're aiming, you don't have a goal. My goal is to live my life in such a way that when I die, someone can say, she cared. ~Mary Kay Ash
If you're bored with life -- you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things -- you don't have enough goals. ~Lou Holtz
The most important thing about goals is having one.~ Geoffry F. Abert
The poor man is not he who is without a cent, but he who is without a dream. ~ Harry Kemp
The tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goals to reach. ~Benjamin Mays
To achieve happiness, we should make certain that we are never without an important goal. ~ Ralph Waldo Emereson
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
The reason so few people are successful is no one has yet found a way for someone to sit down and slide uphill. ~W. Clement Stone
Shoot for the moon, even if you miss, you'll land amongst the stars.
Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life. ~Les Brown
When you set goals, something inside of you starts saying - let's go, let's go - and ceilings start to move up. ~Zig Ziglar
Goals give you a compass in order to direct your path through life. Goals focus your thoughts and actions on areas that have precise purpose and meaning. ~ Catherine Pulsifer
When you determine what you want, you have made the most important decision in your life. You have to know what you want in order to attain it.~Douglas Lurtan
The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving.~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. ~ Zig Ziglar
If you try to figure out how you will get what you want you will limit yourself to what your ego or conditioned mind can do. The key to creating what you want is to turn your desire or your goal over to your subconscious which is connected to the Universal Mind or Universal Subconscious and let it bring the goal to you and you to your goal. ~ Dr. Robert Anthony
The more intensely we feel about an idea or a goal, the more assuredly the idea, buried deep in our subconscious, will direct us along the path to its fulfillment.~ Earl Nightingale
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success. ~Vincent van Gogh
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way. ~Wayne Dwyer
First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do. ~Epictetus
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire.~ Dale Carnegie
You can't reach your goals without occasionally taking some long shots. ~ Unknown
Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take small steps. ~Helmut Schmidt
You have to set goals that are almost out of reach. If you set a goal that is attainable without much work or thought, you are stuck with something below your true talent and potential. ~ Steve Garvey
Goals are dreams with deadlines. ~Diana Scharf Hunt
A goal is not the same as a desire, and this is an important distinction to make. You can have a desire you don't intend to act on. But you can't have a goal you don't intend to act on. - Tom Morris
Picture yourself vividly as winning and that alone will contribute immeasurably to success. Great living starts with a picture, held in your imagination, of what you would like to do or be. - Harry Emerson Fosdick
What matters is where you want to go. Focus in the right direction.~ Donald Trump
Please understand my friend, that where you find yourself tomorrow is a function of the positive decisions and actions you take today. ~Akin A. Awolaja
And for the last item in our list of quotes about goal setting, be inspired by the words of Martin Luther King:
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. ~Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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