47 Goal Quotes To Help Set and Achieve Your Goals

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It can be difficult to achieve what you truly want in life if you don’t set goals along the way to help you manifest your dreams and make them come true.

And I find nothing more motivational, than a good inspirational quote, so finding inspirational and motivational quotes about goal setting really helped me in my process.

Here are 47 of the best goal quotes

“Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” – Earl Nightingale 

“Athletes visualize scoring a goal before they go out on the field, and actors visualize receiving a standing ovation before going out on stage.” 
– Erica Spiegelman 

“A goal is a personal promise to your future self.” – unknown 

“You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you have to overcome to reach your goals.” 
– Booker T. Washington 

“The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it” – Jordan Belfort 

“Don’t let the fear of what could happen, make nothing happen.” – unknown 

“If you do not get chills when you set your goal, you’re not setting big enough goals.” – Bob Proctor 

“It’s a slow process, but quitting won’t speed it up.” – unknown 

“Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life.” – Robin Sharma 

“Create a life you can’t wait to wake up to.” – unknown 

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” 
– Tony Robbins 

“Its not about perfect. It’s about effort.” – unknown 

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

“The distance between dreams and reality is called action.” – unknown 

“It’s better to be at the bottom of the ladder you want to climb than at the top of the one you don’t.” 
– Stephen Kellogg 

“Don’t wish for it. Work for it.” – unknown 

“I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.” – Estee Lauder 

“Set a goal so big that you can’t achieve it until you grow into the person who can.” – unknown 

“The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.” 
– Bill Copeland 

“Don’t give up because you had a bad day. Forgive yourself and do better tomorrow.” – unknown 

“If you don’t build your dreams, someone will hire you to help build theirs.” – Tony Gaskin 

“Be stubborn about your goals and flexible about your methods.” – unknown 

“Success doesn’t come from what you do occasionally, it comes from what you do consistently.” – Mario Forleo 

“Consistaency is more important than perfection.” – unknown 

“Goals are the road maps that guide you to your destination.” 
– Roy T. Bennett 

“If you don’t have big dreams and goals you’ll end up working really hard for someone who does.” – unknown 

“When you set a goal, your brain opens up a task list.” 
– Mel Robbins 

“If the plan doesn’t work, change the plan but never the goal.” – unknown 

“All dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney 

“The harder you work for something, the greater you’ll feel when you achieve it.” – unknown 

“Aim higher in case you fall short.” 
– Suzanne Collins 

“Vizualize your highest self and start showing up as her” – unknown 

“The moment you put a deadline on your dream, it becomes a goal.” 
– Harsha Bhogle 

“Don’t stop until you’re proud.” – unknown 

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

“Stop getting distracted by things that have nothing to do with your dreams or your goals.” – unknown 

“Giant goals produce giant motivation.” 
– Tony Robbins 

“You can find me somewhere in between inspiring others, working on myself, dodging negativity, and slaying my goals.” – unknown 

“This cannot be the year of talking. Of wishing. Of wanting. This has to be the year, you get it done.” – eric thomas 

“A little progress each day adds up to big results” – unknown 

“The greater danger for most of us isn’t that our aim is too high and miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.” 
– Michelangelo 

“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs 

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry  

“You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” – Rabindranath Tagore 

“Focus on your goals, not your fear. Focus like a laser beam on your goals.” – Roy T. Bennett 

“By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be.” – Mark Victor Hansen 

“Decide whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying.” – Amelia Earhart 

It is never too late to set goals for yourself and to decide to change your life for the better.

You can do it!

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