If you don't know where you are currently standing, you're dead.
Effort and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
If you do not know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere
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.
If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.
In life, the first thing you must do is decide what you really want. Weigh the costs and the results. Are the results worthy of the costs? Then make up your mind completely and go after your goal with all your might
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
Choose the mountain you want to climb: don't pay attention to what other people say, such as "that one's more beautiful" or "this one's easier". You'll be spending lots of energy and enthusiasm to reach your objective, so you're the only one responsible and you should be sure of what you're doing.
Find out where you are at, where you are going and build a plan to get there.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
You perform at your best when you are working continually on high-priority goals and objectives.
The right decisions come from the right focus. You’ll succeed if your focus is on the mission, not the money.
Never leave the site of a goal without first taking some form of positive action towards its attainment. Right now, take a moment to define the first steps you must take to achieve some goal. What can you do today to move forward?
We cannot be separated in interest or divided in purpose. We stand together until the end.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination.
Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.
The only thing keeping you from what you want is your story about why you can't have it.
Set too many goals and keep adding more goals. Goals have a tendency to be realized all at once.
Never be so focused on what you're looking for that you overlook the thing you actually find.
Management by objective works - if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time you don't.
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