First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.
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.
Don't be a time manager, be a priority manager. Cut your major goals into bite-sized pieces. Each small priority or requirement on the way to ultimate goal become a mini goal in itself.
If it came true, it wasn't much of a dream.
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.
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
If you can dream it, you can make it so.
If you can dream it, you can achieve it.
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.
The goal of all inanimate objects is to resist man and ultimately defeat him.
I'd rather be a could-be if I cannot be an are; because a could-be is a maybe who is reaching for a star. I'd rather be a has-been than a might-have-been, by far; for a might have-been has never been, but a has was once an are.
Set your course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless.
Without some goals and some efforts to reach it, no man can live.
Nothing brings me more happiness than trying to help the most vulnerable people in society. It is a goal and an essential part of my life - a kind of destiny. Whoever is in distress can call on me. I will come running wherever they are.
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal.
A joke is not a thing but a process, a trick you play on the listener's mind. You start him off toward a plausible goal, and then by a sudden twist you land him nowhere at all or just where he didn't expect to go.
Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
A corporation's primary goal is to make money. Government's primary role is to take a big chunk of that money and give it to others.
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