Quotes and Sayings about Goal



"Certainly our goal is to leave Iraq, but we can't leave Iraq with our forces until we know that the Iraqi security forces are capable and efficient enough to defend the sovereignty of the nation."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Goal, Iraq, Nation, Security)

"The way forward is by building political support for republican and democratic objectives across Ireland and by winning support for these goals internationally."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Goals, Winning, Building, Ireland, Objectives, Republican, Support)

"Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive."
- Scott Adams
(Related: Success, Successful, Failure, Goal)

"The science of the mind can only have for its proper goal the understanding of human nature by every human being, and through its use, brings peace to every human soul."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Nature, Peace, Science, Soul, Goal, Being, Human nature, Mind, Understanding)

"God who is eternally complete, who directs the stars, who is the master of fates, who elevates man from his lowliness to Himself, who speaks from the cosmos to every single human soul, is the most brilliant manifestation of the goal of perfection."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: God, Soul, Goal, Cosmos, Man, Perfection, Stars)

"My goal was to develop into an independent research scientist studying clinical problems at the laboratory bench, but I felt that postgraduate residency training in internal medicine was necessary."
- Peter Agre
(Related: Goal, Medicine, Problems, Research, Training)

"Saddam's goal is to achieve the lifting of U.N. sanctions while retaining and enhancing Iraq's weapons of mass destruction programs. We cannot, we must not and we will not let him succeed."
- Madeleine Albright
(Related: Goal, Destruction, Iraq, Succeed, Weapons, Will)

"I think we do better as a country when we go step by step toward a goal, and the goal in this case should be reducing health care costs."
- Lamar Alexander
(Related: Health, Goal, Care, Country)

"The goal with a big piece of social legislation is to have a bipartisan result, so the country will accept it."
- Lamar Alexander
(Related: Goal, Country, Legislation, Result, Will)

"What keeps me going is goals."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Goals)

"It is probably not love that makes the world go around, but rather those mutually supportive alliances through which partners recognize their dependence on each other for the achievement of shared and private goals."
- Fred Allen
(Related: Love, Achievement, Goals, Dependence, World)

"When it comes to helping out, I don't believe in doing it for the media attention. My goal is to support the organizations that need help."
- Paul Allen
(Related: Goal, Attention, Help, Media, Support)

"A skilled Transition Team leader will set the general goals for a Transition, and then confer on the other team leaders working with him the power to implement those goals."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Power, Leader, Goals, Leaders, Will)

"Your best penalty killer is your goalie."
- Dave Allison
"Gates is the ultimate programming machine. He believes everything can be defined, examined, reduced to essentials, and rearranged into a logical sequence that will achieve a particular goal."
- Stewart Alsop
(Related: Goal, Machine, Programming, Will)

"When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live."
- Greg Anderson
(Related: Dreams, Love, Goals, Completion, Deep, Meaning, Needs)

"I've been trying to avoid goal-oriented behavior."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: Goal, Behavior, Trying)

"Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal."
- Mario Andretti
(Related: Goal, Cause, Circumstances, May, Sight)

"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
(Related: Success, Motivation, Determination, Goal, Commitment, Desire, Excellence, Key, Pursuit, Will)

"Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Equality, Development, Goal, Building, Challenge, Gender, Gender equality, Meeting, Poverty)

"I'm incredibly impressed by people who organize to achieve a goal, and believe that they can make a difference and then go ahead and do just that. I think it's incredible."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: People, Goal, Difference)

"Whoever thinks of stopping the uprising before it achieves its goals, I will give him ten bullets in the chest."
- Yasser Arafat
(Related: Goals, Will)

"In order to obtain the goal of returning to Palestine, all of us sometimes have to grit our teeth."
- Yasser Arafat
(Related: Goal, Order, Palestine)

"I don't have a goal but I just want to work on movies that I really like."
- Patricia Arquette
(Related: Movies, Work, Goal, Want)

"A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch."
- Mary Kay Ash
(Related: Goal, Exercise)

"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
(Related: Life, Goal, Purpose)

"It's not my job to be popular. I'm goal-driven; my job is to get results."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: Goal, Job, Popular, Results)

"To meet my goals, I couldn't let up when I was playing tennis."
- Tracy Austin
(Related: Goals, Tennis)

"I support public and private partnerships whenever appropriate in order to achieve our goal of a prosperous and vibrant downtown."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Goal, Order, Public, Support)

"Now, China, India have set goals. We're going to be able to review what they're doing. We're going to be able to challenge them if they don't meet those goals. We're going to pursue this anyway, because the President understands that our future lies with a clean energy economy. We've doubled renewables this year. There are millions of jobs to be had there, more energy security, so we're going to pursue this."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Goals, Challenge, Economy, Energy, Future, Jobs, Lies, Now, President, Security)

"The goal of the Head Start program is to give at-risk children all across our Nation a fair chance at succeeding in the educational system."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Goal, Chance, Children, Nation)

"The strongest arguments prove nothing so long as the conclusions are not verified by experience. Experimental science is the queen of sciences and the goal of all speculation."
- Roger Bacon
(Related: Science, Experience, Goal, Arguments, Nothing, Queen)

"The goal of all inanimate objects is to resist man and ultimately defeat him."
- Russell Baker
(Related: Goal, Defeat, Man)

"One of my major goals is to develop a web of the small Wyoming museums and create a major museum system. There are about eight of these museums, and they are all scattered."
- Robert T. Bakker
(Related: Goals, Museums)

"Our goal is to make Maine the healthiest state in the nation and reduce our overall health care costs."
- John Baldacci
(Related: Health, Goal, Care, Nation, State)

"I am for socialism, disarmament, and, ultimately, for abolishing the state itself... I seek the social ownership of property, the abolition of the propertied class, and the sole control of those who produce wealth. Communism is the goal."
- Roger Nash Baldwin
(Related: Control, Goal, Wealth, Class, Communism, Ownership, Property, Socialism, State)

"At that level, every goal is like a knife in the ribs."
- Gordon Banks
(Related: Goal)

"There's always going to be dreams and goals I have, but I never really tell people what they are."
- Tyra Banks
(Related: Dreams, People, Goals)

"I have so many goals."
- Tyra Banks
(Related: Goals)

"The prime goal is to alleviate suffering, and not to prolong life. And if your treatment does not alleviate suffering, but only prolongs life, that treatment should be stopped."
- Christiaan Barnard
(Related: Life, Goal, Suffering, Treatment)

"And the goal really is to make the audience laugh, to bring them some joy."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Goal, Joy)

"Hollywood is going to have to find a way of meeting those profit goals."
- Peter Bart
(Related: Goals, Hollywood, Meeting, Profit)

"The Girl Scouts is an organization that constantly gives you new goals to achieve and that's what life is all about."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Life, Goals)

"The goal is always to make a nice tableau painting with the voice. The more color I can find, the more shadow I can find - the goal is always to make more nuance and colors."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Goal, Colors, Painting, Shadow, Voice)

"Goals too clearly defined can become blinkers."
- Mary Catherine Bateson
(Related: Goals)

"Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Beauty, Goal, Ambition, Taste)

"I love scoring goals for England and playing for England. That's one of the reasons I didn't retire - I love playing for my country."
- David Beckham
(Related: Love, Goals, Country, England)

"I don't know much about football. I know what a goal is, which is surely the main thing about football."
- Victoria Beckham
(Related: Goal, Football)

"Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take small steps."
- Saul Bellow
(Related: Goal)

"You have to be the one setting your own goals, trying to achieve those goals."
- Johnny Bench
(Related: Goals, Trying)

"The discipline you learn and character you build from setting and achieving a goal can be more valuable than the achievement of the goal itself."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Achievement, Character, Discipline, Goal)

"Success is about enjoying what you have and where you are, while pursuing achievable goals."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Success, Goals)

"Every minute you spend in your life is either spent bringing you closer to your goals or moving you away from your goals."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Life, Goals)

"A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Dream, Achievement, Action, Goal)

"A dream collage is pictures of your goals. It is like your future photo album."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Dream, Goals, Future)

"We're still a great team. In your mind you can understand that but, emotionally, we needed to express the same belief. We came out full of fire and scored two early goals, two really beautiful goals, and that changed everything."
- Dennis Bergkamp
(Related: Belief, Goals, Fire, Mind)

"Injustice, poverty, slavery, ignorance - these may be cured by reform or revolution. But men do not live only by fighting evils. They live by positive goals, individual and collective, a vast variety of them, seldom predictable, at times incompatible."
- Isaiah Berlin
(Related: Men, Goals, Positive, Fighting, Revolution, Ignorance, Injustice, May, Poverty, Reform, Slavery, Variety)

"A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals."
- Larry Bird
(Related: God, Goals)

"Football is a fertility festival. Eleven sperm trying to get into the egg. I feel sorry for the goalkeeper."
- Bjork
(Related: Football, Trying)

"I played, like, a year of piano until I learned the Pink Panther theme. That was my goal. Once I was good enough, I quit. Now my music has to have some rock."
- Jack Black
(Related: Music, Goal, Now)

"No matter what the competition is, I try to find a goal that day and better that goal."
- Bonnie Blair
(Related: Goal, Competition, Day)

"I never could have achieved the success that I have without setting physical activity and health goals."
- Bonnie Blair
(Related: Health, Success, Goals)

"Discipline is based on pride, on meticulous attention to details, and on mutual respect and confidence. Discipline must be a habit so ingrained that it is stronger than the excitement of the goal or the fear of failure."
- Gary Ryan Blair
(Related: Fear, Discipline, Failure, Goal, Habit, Attention, Confidence, Excitement, Pride, Respect)

"Your mind, while blessed with permanent memory, is cursed with lousy recall. Written goals provide clarity. By documenting your dreams, you must think about the process of achieving them."
- Gary Ryan Blair
(Related: Dreams, Goals, Clarity, Memory, Mind)

"You cannot afford to wait for perfect conditions. Goal setting is often a matter of balancing timing against available resources. Opportunities are easily lost while waiting for perfect conditions."
- Gary Ryan Blair
(Related: Goal, Waiting)

"Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile."
- Gary Ryan Blair
(Related: Goals, Careers)

"Creative risk taking is essential to success in any goal where the stakes are high. Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity."
- Gary Ryan Blair
(Related: Success, Opportunity, Failure, Goal, Caution, Inaction, Risk)

"The productivity of a work group seems to depend on how the group members see their own goals in relation to the goals of the organization."
- Ken Blanchard
(Related: Work, Goals, Productivity)

"FIFA's goal of making the world a better place through football cannot be achieved through our efforts alone - equally important is the power which every fan of the beautiful game has at their disposal."
- Sepp Blatter
(Related: Power, Goal, Football, World)

"Before the trip began we mapped out three primary goals: 1) to see and meet with our American troops, and thank them for their bravery and sacrifice; 2) to assess the security situation in Iraq; and 3) to give our support to Iraq's national unity government."
- John Boehner
(Related: Government, Sacrifice, American, Bravery, Iraq, Security, Support, Troops, Unity)

"My job is to score goals."
- Peter Bondra
(Related: Goals, Job)

"Our team has a lot of talent. I hope that soon we will break out with four or five goals and avoid overtime."
- Peter Bondra
(Related: Talent, Goals, Hope, Will)

"Now I'm kind of different. I'm not saying I lost my spark - I still have it - but I don't chase the goal as much as I used to. I'm playing for the team and I still know I can score, but it's different than two or three years back."
- Peter Bondra
(Related: Goal, Now, Saying, Years)

"The American Dream is one of success, home ownership, college education for one's children, and have a secure job to provide these and other goals."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Education, Home, Success, Dream, Goals, American, Children, College, Job, Ownership)

"Forget goals. Value the process."
- Jim Bouton
(Related: Goals, Forget, Value)

"And I believe in having an administration that has clearly defined goals, objectives and time lines such that it and its people can be held accountable."
- Erskine Bowles
(Related: Time, People, Goals, Objectives)

"I discipline churchgoers with godly lessons and sharp words if they do not change their ways. My goal is to open their hearts so that they seek forgiveness."
- William Brewster
(Related: Change, Forgiveness, Discipline, Goal, Open, Words)

"The goal, I submit, is obvious: subjugating the world (which is barbarian, dangerous, envious and ungrateful) to US power for the sake of America's interests."
- Breyten Breytenbach
(Related: Power, Goal, America, World)

"All this cuddling and kissing on stage these days, well it's all right in football when someone scores a goal, but not when you're playing darts."
- Eric Bristow
(Related: Goal, Football, Kissing, Right)

"I don't think about goals and records. Competition is what keeps me playing."
- Lou Brock
(Related: Goals, Competition)

"Goals help you channel your energy into action."
- Les Brown
(Related: Action, Goals, Energy, Help)

"Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life."
- Les Brown
(Related: Life, Goals, Road)

"Your ability to communicate is an important tool in your pursuit of your goals, whether it is with your family, your co-workers or your clients and customers."
- Les Brown
(Related: Family, Goals, Ability, Clients, Pursuit)

"You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change."
- Les Brown
(Related: Change, Goals, Circumstances, Present)

"If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you."
- Les Brown
(Related: Determination, Goals, Gifts, Will)

"Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner."
- Les Brown
(Related: Life, Goals, Meaning)

"Review your goals twice every day in order to be focused on achieving them."
- Les Brown
(Related: Goals, Day, Order)

"You must take action now that will move you towards your goals. Develop a sense of urgency in your life."
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
(Related: Life, Action, Goals, Now, Sense, Will)

"It's funny how social activists usually protest against the only things that have a credible chance of achieving the activists' goals."
- Craig Bruce
(Related: Funny, Goals, Chance, Protest)

"One of the goals of the Feminist Elite is to reinforce to women the idea that men are obsolete."
- Tammy Bruce
(Related: Men, Women, Idea, Goals)

"The sportsman knows that a sport is a recreation, a game, an amusement and a pastime, but his eyes are fixed on a higher goal, on the most important thing in his life, which is his education or his vocation."
- Avery Brundage
(Related: Education, Life, Goal, Amusement, Eyes, Recreation, Vocation)

"Let me first say that I don't think the millennium target of cutting global poverty in half is an impossible or abstract target. I think it is a real and achievable goal."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Goal, First, Poverty)

"Never quit. It is the easiest cop-out in the world. Set a goal and don't quit until you attain it. When you do attain it, set another goal, and don't quit until you reach it. Never quit."
- Bear Bryant
(Related: Goal, World)

"You will be able to program a robot to follow a track on the ground and manipulate a hand. You can also write little programs that will give the robots goals."
- Bill Budge
(Related: Goals, Will)

"I must firmly adhere to the views I have held and practice, that Socialism to succeed must be practical, tolerant, cohesive and consciously compromising with Progressive forces running, if not so far, in parallel lines towards its own goal."
- John Burns
(Related: Goal, Practice, Running, Socialism, Succeed)

"There is only one goal. That's to keep working and keep flossing."
- Red Buttons
(Related: Goal)

"The cooperation of government at its different levels is important and can only be achieved as long as the people of Chicago are directly involved in our efforts and supportive of our goals."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Government, People, Goals, Chicago, Cooperation)

"Where I am now, you're very much at everybody else's mercy. You have no control over your career in a lot of ways. It's just important to know what your own goals are, because that's empowering."
- Rose Byrne
(Related: Control, Goals, Career, Mercy, Now)

"Stride forward with a firm, steady step knowing with a deep, certain inner knowing that you will reach every goal you set yourselves, that you will achieve every aim ."
- Eileen Caddy
(Related: Goal, Deep, Will)

"In between goals is a thing called life, that has to be lived and enjoyed."
- Sid Caesar
(Related: Life, Goals)

"I wanted to acquire an education, work extremely hard and never deviate from my goal, to make it."
- Taylor Caldwell
(Related: Work, Education, Goal)

"From where I am sitting much of the country now sees the President the way I have seen him since the campaign. He is an ambitious leftist, with little understanding of economics, and with far-reaching goals to create significant and irreversible growth of government and redistribution of wealth through dramatic changes in tax, regulatory, and spending policies."
- Charles W. Calomiris
(Related: Government, Goals, Growth, Wealth, Country, Economics, Tax, Now, President, Understanding)

"The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature."
- Joseph Campbell
(Related: Life, Nature, Goal, Universe)

"You have to be vigorous. That's the only way you are going to get it because everybody has dreams and everybody has goals, but the only people who achieve them are the ones that go after it and don't take no for an answer."
- Nick Cannon
(Related: Dreams, People, Goals)

"I fully support the goal of species protection and conservation and believe that recovery and ultimately delisting of species should be the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's top priority under ESA."
- Dennis Cardoza
(Related: Goal, Conservation, Fish, Protection, Service, Support, Wildlife)

"As far as your personal goals are and what you actually want to do with your life, it should never have to do with the government. You should never depend on the government for your retirement, your financial security, for anything."
- Drew Carey
(Related: Government, Life, Financial, Goals, Retirement, Security, Want)

"And, so I set my goals on astronaut because, as a military aviator, it was, I considered that to be about the peak of a flying career."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: Goals, Career, Flying, Military)

"I could do exploration in this particular career field, and it was a goal that, even if I didn't reach it, it was so high it seemed almost impossible, but even if I didn't reach it, I would still have a good time and a very satisfying career."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: Time, Goal, Career, Exploration)

"I hope to be around past the 90's. I don't want to just be categorized as one of this era. My goal is to have a career that stands."
- Mariah Carey
(Related: Goal, Hope, Career, Past, Want)

"I consider a goal as a journey rather than a destination. And each year I set a new goal."
- Curtis Carlson
(Related: Goal, Journey)

"A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Goal, Man)

"Focused, hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it. If you aren't sure which way to do something, do it both ways and see which works better."
- John Carmack
(Related: Work, Success, Goal, Eyes, Hard work, Key)

"It is a call for black people in this country to unite, to recognize their heritage, to build a sense of community. It is a call for black people to define their own goals, to lead their own organizations."
- Stokely Carmichael
(Related: People, Goals, Community, Country, Sense)

"Yes, thanks to God... my life has a goal, much more important than my artistic activities, that is the struggle against Leukemia."
- Jose Carreras
(Related: Life, God, Goal, Struggle)

"Sadat was a great and good man, and his most bitter and dangerous enemies were people who were obsessed with hatred for his peaceful goals."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: People, Goals, Enemies, Hatred, Man)

"If I had one wish for my children, it would be that each of them would reach for goals that have meaning for them as individuals."
- Lillian Gordy Carter
(Related: Goals, Children, Meaning)

"I want to do everything right now! This very minute. I am impatient, but yes I have goals. To be a real well-respected actress whom people know they can rely on to do a good job... whether they like me as a person or not!"
- Lynda Carter
(Related: People, Goals, Job, Right, Want)

"If you don't accept failure as a possibility, you don't set high goals, you don't branch out, you don't try - you don't take the risk."
- Rosalynn Carter
(Related: Failure, Goals, Possibility, Risk)

"You must accept that you might fail; then, if you do your best and still don't win, at least you can be satisfied that you've tried. If you don't accept failure as a possibility, you don't set high goals, you don't branch out, you don't try - you don't take the risk."
- Rosalynn Carter
(Related: Failure, Goals, Possibility, Risk)

"Our goal should be to achieve joy."
- Ana Castillo
(Related: Goal, Joy)

"Upon arriving, meeting their teachers and signing up for classes, these students began to realize that their attendance at Delaware State University was not a goal achieved, but rather a dream being sewn - a first step, if you will."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Dream, Goal, Being, First, Meeting, State, Students, Teachers, University, Will)

"Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Mother, Goal, Diligence, Fortune, Idleness, Man, Wishes)

"I was a part of Backyard Soccer, and I hear that I score a lot of goals in it."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: Goals, Soccer)

"I believe it's time to put our best ideas on the table and work toward a bipartisan solution, with the single goal of leaving the Social Security system stronger than we found it."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Time, Work, Ideas, Goal, Security, Solution)

"The political object is the goal, war is the means of reaching it, and the means can never be considered in isolation form their purposes."
- Karl Von Clausewitz
(Related: War, Goal, Isolation)

"That Seaman is a handsome young man but he spends too much time looking in his mirror rather than at the ball. You can't keep goal with hair like that."
- Brian Clough
(Related: Time, Goal, Hair, Man)

"Despite my emphasis on technology, I do not view laws as inherently evil. My goals are political ones, even if my techniques are not. The only way to fundamentally succeed is by changing existing laws. If I rejected all help from the political arena I would inevitably fail."
- Bram Cohen
(Related: Technology, Goals, Evil, Help, Laws, Succeed)

"My training has been going really well these past few days and my goal is to keep it up for the next few weeks and hopefully earn a spot on the U.S. Olympic team."
- Sasha Cohen
(Related: Goal, Past, Training)

"A dream doesn't become a goal until it is written."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Dream, Goal)

"It is easy to criticize, particularly in a political season. But to lead is something altogether different. The leader must live in the real world of the price that might be paid for the goal that has been set."
- Norm Coleman
(Related: Leader, Goal, World)

"Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement - and we will make the goal."
- Robert Collier
(Related: Goal, Encouragement, Nothing, Praise, Tides, Trouble, Will, World)

"By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination."
- Christopher Columbus
(Related: Goal, May, Obstacles)

"I like to tell young people to work hard for your goals and live in the moment."
- Nadia Comaneci
(Related: Work, People, Goals)

"When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps."
- Confucius
(Related: Action, Goals, Obvious)

"If you make the unconditional commitment to reach your most important goals, if the strength of your decision is sufficient, you will find the way and the power to achieve your goals."
- Robert Conklin
(Related: Power, Decision, Goals, Strength, Commitment, Will)

"My goal in sailing isn't to be brilliant or flashy in individual races, just to be consistent over the long run."
- Dennis Conner
(Related: Goal)

"Many a person who started out to conquer the world in shining army has ended up just getting along. The horse got tired, the army rusty. The goal was removed and unsure."
- Robert A. Cook
(Related: Goal, Army, World)

"The main goal of the future is to stop violence. The world is addicted to it."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Goal, Future, Violence, World)

"Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal."
- E. Joseph Cossman
(Related: Goal, Eyes, Obstacles)

"Make your goals big and broad enough so that they never become answered prayers and boomerang to curse you."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Goals)

"So I don't really focus too much on that, and I think it's dangerous if your goal in life is to get the other guy, then you're not going to be doing a really quality job yourself."
- Katie Couric
(Related: Life, Quality, Goal, Focus, Job)

"We are the creative force of our life, and through our own decisions rather than our conditions, if we carefully learn to do certain things, we can accomplish those goals."
- Stephen Covey
(Related: Life, Goals, Decisions, Force)

"Through the centuries, men of law have been persistently concerned with the resolution of disputes in ways that enable society to achieve its goals with a minimum of force and maximum of reason."
- Archibald Cox
(Related: Men, Society, Goals, Force, Law, Reason, Resolution)

"I'm at a point where I'm going where the journey leads me. I've set goals but I don't get really hung up if I don't achieve those goals right away or in my time, you know what I mean?"
- Deborah Cox
(Related: Time, Goals, Journey, Right)

"The pursuit of perfection always implies a definite aristocracy, which is as much a goal of effort as a noble philosophy, an august civil polity or a great art."
- Ralph A. Cram
(Related: Art, Goal, Aristocracy, Effort, Perfection, Philosophy, Pursuit)

"We simply must look beyond partisan goals and find common ground as Americans. It is imperative that the Members of Congress recognize that partisanship will not serve the American people."
- Michael Crapo
(Related: People, Goals, American, Americans, Congress, Will)

"I don't set goals for myself too much, but I'm always trying to write that one great song."
- Sheryl Crow
(Related: Goals, Song, Trying)

"To win you have to score one more goal than your opponent."
- Johan Cruijff
(Related: Goal)

"My goal is to be remembered as a human being and as a great performer."
- Bobby Darin
(Related: Goal, Being)

"It is still not enough for language to have clarity and content... it must also have a goal and an imperative. Otherwise from language we descend to chatter, from chatter to babble and from babble to confusion."
- Rene Daumal
(Related: Goal, Clarity, Confusion, Content, Language)

"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."
- Bette Davis
(Related: Success, Work, Goal, Eternity)

"I'd wanted to be an actress my whole life, that was my goal, that was all I cared about."
- Kristin Davis
(Related: Life, Goal)

"One of my real goals was to hear someone whistling a song I'd written."
- Mac Davis
(Related: Goals, Song)

"We must recognize the fact that many Nazis, Marxists and Fascists believe passionately in their fundamental rightness, and allow nothing to hinder them from their goal in the pursuit of their mission."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Goal, Fact, Mission, Nothing, Pursuit)

"That's really my goal now. I'm trying to be a positive role model to my kids and to just enjoy this ride, because it's hard. It's hard to enjoy it when you're in it."
- Taylor Dayne
(Related: Goal, Positive, Kids, Now, Trying)

"It's not my goal to be a famous actor."
- Gavin DeGraw
(Related: Goal, Actor, Famous)

"The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication."
- Cecil B. DeMille
(Related: Success, Goal, Dedication, Living)

"Most of us serve our ideals by fits and starts. The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication."
- Cecil B. DeMille
(Related: Success, Goal, Dedication, Ideals, Living)

"I felt that as long as we were being honest, and that we didn't bend the truth to accomplish another goal, to be entertaining or to be a happy ending, I was confident that we'd be able to tell the story the way it happened."
- Ted Demme
(Related: Truth, Goal, Being, Ending)

"After all, the ultimate goal of all research is not objectivity, but truth."
- Helene Deutsch
(Related: Truth, Goal, Research)

"Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another."
- John Dewey
(Related: Goal)

"Without some goals and some efforts to reach it, no man can live."
- John Dewey
(Related: Goals, Man)

"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."
- Princess Diana
(Related: Happiness, Life, Society, People, Goal, Destiny, Help, Nothing, Running, Trying, Will)

"My goal is two pages a day, five days a week. I never want to write, but I'm always glad that I have done it. After I write, I go to work at the bookstore."
- Kate DiCamillo
(Related: Work, Goal, Day, Want)

"I'll tell something, a lot of times I'd listen to Charlie and some of the interviews he had and he said, 'Well, yeah, I was a garbage goal collector.' But he knew the timing. I knew where he was."
- Marcel Dionne
(Related: Goal)

"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."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Work, Goal)

"I'm not going to make it the all - everything. Our (the Saints) goal is to get better, make the playoffs and win the Super Bowl, but I'm not gonna anguish over it like I have in the past."
- Mike Ditka
(Related: Goal, Past)

"I don't think I ever set my goals that high. As a kid growing up I just wanted an opportunity to race and to be able to make a living doing it. It just came together."
- Larry Dixon
(Related: Opportunity, Goals, Growing up, Living, Race)

"The championship always goes to the team that wins the most rounds and is the most prepared. I think everybody on our team works hard towards keeping that goal. Time will tell if we're prepared or not."
- Larry Dixon
(Related: Time, Goal, Will)

"Winning teams have the least amount of distractions. They have a really tight group of people working towards the same common goal."
- Larry Dixon
(Related: People, Goal, Winning)

"Connecticut's first responders and defense workers work every day to help us achieve these goals."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Work, Goals, Day, Defense, First, Help, Workers)

"In high school, my goal was to be a writer for SNL, then I got into the acting."
- Illeana Douglas
(Related: Goal, Acting, School, Writer)

"I love sketch comedy. My real goal is to do something with Albert Brooks. That would be my fantasy. I stay up night and day thinking up stuff he might find funny."
- Illeana Douglas
(Related: Funny, Love, Goal, Brooks, Comedy, Day, Fantasy, Night, Thinking)

"The achievement of your goal is assured the moment you commit yourself to it."
- Mack R. Douglas
(Related: Achievement, Goal)

"My goal is, of course, for this show to do well, and I would love it if people liked it."
- Julia Louis Dreyfus
(Related: Love, People, Goal)

"Happiness has a bad rap. People say it shouldn't be your goal in life. Oh, yes it should."
- Richard Dreyfuss
(Related: Happiness, Life, People, Goal, Rap)

"In addition, I'll be attending women's health expos and medical conferences with the goal to promote dialogue between women and their health-care providers."
- Karen Duffy
(Related: Health, Medical, Women, Goal)

"Our clear goal must be the advancement of the white race and separation of the white and black races. This goal must include freeing of the American media and government from subservient Jewish interests."
- David Duke
(Related: Government, Goal, American, Media, Race, Separation)

"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."
- Max Eastman
(Related: Goal, Land, Mind, Play)

"My goal was to make New Jersey's state government a model for all other states to emulate, hopefully thereby to stem, or at least slow down, the flow of power to the federal government."
- Charles Edison
(Related: Government, Power, Goal, State, states)

"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."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Goal, Ethics, Evolution, Living)

"And what we were trying to offer every day was one-on-one attention. The goal was to have a one-to-one ratio with every one of these students."
- Dave Eggers
(Related: Goal, Attention, Day, Students, Trying)

"Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Age, Goals, Confusion, Opinion, Perfection)

"A goal without a plan is just a wish."
- Larry Elder
(Related: Goal)

"Dancing is my number one love. That was my first goal as a child. I would love to do stage, maybe do Chicago. I love being in front of an audience. It's so stimulating. I also love to barbecue."
- Carmen Electra
(Related: Love, Goal, Being, Chicago, Dancing, First)

"In philosophy, it is not the attainment of the goal that matters, it is the things that are met along the way."
- Havelock Ellis
(Related: Goal, Philosophy)

"In philosophy, it is not the attainment of the goal that matters, it is the things that are met with by the way."
- Henry Ellis
(Related: Goal, Philosophy)

"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."
- Larry Ellison
(Related: Money, Government, Goal)

"Our goal is very simply to become the desktop for e-businesses."
- Larry Ellison
(Related: Goal)

"The goal of modern propaganda is no longer to transform opinion but to arouse an active and mythical belief."
- Jacques Ellul
(Related: Belief, Goal, Opinion, Propaganda)

"The free nations of the world will not be pushed around by terrorist cowards whose goal is to spread fear and destruction and destroy our liberty and way of life."
- Eliot Engel
(Related: Life, Fear, Goal, Cowards, Destruction, Liberty, Nations, Will, World)

"Even as we ought to accept that each country would progress with a different method and speed toward that goal, the standard for the expected end-state should not be lowered."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: Progress, Goal, Country, End)

"With production alone as the goal, industry in North America was dominated by the assembly line, standardization for mass consumption."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Goal, America, Production)

"A goal without a date is just a dream."
- Milton H. Erickson
(Related: Dream, Goal)

"Goals determine what you're going to be."
- Julius Erving
(Related: Goals)

"Find something that you're really interested in doing in your life. Pursue it, set goals, and commit yourself to excellence. Do the best you can."
- Chris Evert
(Related: Life, Goals, Excellence)

"I wanted to act; that was my one goal. I wanted to devote all my time to acting and not waitressing or anything else."
- Edie Falco
(Related: Time, Goal, Act, Acting)

"Naturally, when one makes progressive steps, there may be some who see it as a betrayal of their goals and interests."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Goals, Betrayal, May)

"My number one goal is to love, support and be there for my son."
- Farrah Fawcett
(Related: Love, Son, Goal, Support)

"Today we have a health insurance industry where the first and foremost goal is to maximize profits for shareholders and CEOs, not to cover patients who have fallen ill or to compensate doctors and hospitals for their services. It is an industry that is increasingly concentrated and where Americans are paying more to receive less."
- Diane Feinstein
(Related: Health, Goal, Americans, Doctors, First, Hospitals, Today)

"See that's a goal that I think it's very good in the debate to find out who the person is."
- Geraldine Ferraro
(Related: Goal, Debate)

"I think that generally music should be a positive thing, I like Bob Marley's attitude: he said that his goal in life was to single handedly fight all the evil in the world with nothing but music, and when he went to a place he didn't go to play, he went to conquer."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: Life, Music, Goal, Positive, Evil, Fight, Nothing, Play, World)

"Success is a consequence and must not be a goal."
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: Success, Goal)

"The world went by, and we didn't get caught up in all the other things, because we didn't have time. We had no spare time. It was always thinking about training and focusing on what we wanted, our goals."
- Peggy Fleming
(Related: Time, Goals, Thinking, Training, World)

"You will encounter many distractions and many temptations to put your goal aside: The security of a job, a wife who wants kids, whatever. But if you hang in there, always following your vision, I have no doubt you will succeed."
- Larry Flynt
(Related: Wife, Goal, Vision, Doubt, Job, Kids, Security, Succeed, Temptations, Will)

"Nowadays, as soon as a striker scores three goals, everyone starts asking him about it."
- Just Fontaine
(Related: Goals)

"I think I'll take my record of 13 goals to the grave."
- Just Fontaine
(Related: Goals, Grave)

"My record of 13 goals in the World Cup finals still stands."
- Just Fontaine
(Related: Goals, World)

"My goal was just to work regularly. I didn't ever expect to be rich or famous. I wanted to be a working character actor."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: Work, Character, Goal, Actor, Famous)

"Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal."
- Henry Ford
(Related: Goal, Eyes, Obstacles)

"It's always good to get a goal on your first shift, but this was a game it seemed everything was going in."
- Peter Forsberg
(Related: Goal, First)

"Ukraine is also successfully moving toward democracy and making progress expanding freedoms and rights to its people. We can help Ukraine achieve these goals and improve its economy by normalizing trade relations."
- Vito Fossella
(Related: People, Progress, Goals, Democracy, Economy, Rights, Help, Trade)

"A goal is a goal no matter which end it goes in. I'm pleased to get off the mark again."
- Robbie Fowler
(Related: Goal, End)

"You may be a redneck if... your lifetime goal is to own a fireworks stand."
- Jeff Foxworthy
(Related: Goal, May)

"Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives."
- Viktor E. Frankl
(Related: Life, Goals)

"The goal of all life is death."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Death, Life, Goal)

"The goal towards which the pleasure principle impels us - of becoming happy - is not attainable: yet we may not - nay, cannot - give up the efforts to come nearer to realization of it by some means or other."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Goal, May, Pleasure)

"If you get a chance to be in a film, that's great. One of my goals is to make a record as good as Don Henley's album, Building the Perfect Beast."
- Glenn Frey
(Related: Goals, Building, Chance, Film)

"A Code of Honor: Never approach a friend's girlfriend or wife with mischief as your goal. There are just too many women in the world to justify that sort of dishonorable behavior. Unless she's really attractive."
- Bruce Jay Friedman
(Related: Women, Wife, Friend, Girlfriend, Goal, Behavior, World)

"Most minds think from A to B to G to O, or hold goals and ambitions to keep them going."
- Lynette Fromme
(Related: Goals)

"It would be foolish to suggest that government is a good custodian of aesthetic goals. But, there is no alternative to the state."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: Government, Goals, State)

"We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed. But we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Thought, Progress, Goal, Deed, May, Nonviolence, Word)

"Glory lies in the attempt to reach one's goal and not in reaching it."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Goal, Glory, Lies)

"The idea for which this nation stands will not survive if the highest goal free man can set themselves is an amiable mediocrity. Excellence implies striving for the highest standards in every phase of life."
- John W. Gardner
(Related: Life, Idea, Goal, Excellence, Man, Mediocrity, Nation, Will)

"The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursing his own education. This will not be a widely shared pursuit until we get over our odd conviction that education is what goes on in school buildings and nowhere else."
- John W. Gardner
(Related: Education, Goal, Burden, Conviction, Pursuit, School, Will)

"You have to find out what's right for you, so it's trial and error. You are going to be all right if you accept realistic goals for yourself."
- Teri Garr
(Related: Goals, Error, Right)

"You must be passionate, you must dedicate yourself, and you must be relentless in the pursuit of your goals. If you do, you will be successful."
- Steve Garvey
(Related: Successful, Goals, Pursuit, Will)

"You're forced to think about what your goals are and you clarify them because you're taking this journey with another person and you need to be open with your partner."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Goals, Journey, Open)

"The ultimate goal is to be more satisfied. I really don't believe you get wiser because you get older. It's a choice, perhaps not to take some things so seriously."
- Boy George
(Related: Goal, Choice)

"I think the market is always going to be around. The goal is not to say, let's get rid of the market, because the market does render a huge number of services, and I don't want to have a fight about the price of something every time I buy a book or a bottle of water."
- Susan George
(Related: Time, Goal, Fight, Want, Water)

"But I it doesn't matter who scores the goals so long as we win."
- Steven Gerrard
(Related: Goals)

"It'd be disingenuous to say I don't like attention - I'm an actor for God's sake - and it's flattering and all, but attention was never my big goal. I just like to work and have a good time."
- Paul Giamatti
(Related: Time, Work, God, Goal, Actor, Attention)

"Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task."
- Haim Ginott
(Related: Goals, Teachers, Tools)

"The more specific and measurable your goal, the more quickly you will be able to identify, locate, create, and implement the use of the necessary resources for its achievement."
- Charles J. Givens
(Related: Achievement, Goal, Will)

"In life, as in football, you won't go far unless you know where the goalposts are."
- Arnold H. Glasgow
(Related: Life, Football)

"As long as acquiring knowledge is the educational goal of schools, educational opportunities will be limited, as they are now, to affluent families."
- William Glasser
(Related: Knowledge, Goal, Schools, Will)

"One does not study for a goal. The goal is a mere accident."
- Alma Gluck
(Related: Goal, Accident, Study)

"If the student could give up her work on my advice, she had better give it up without it. One does not study for a goal. The goal is a mere accident."
- Alma Gluck
(Related: Work, Goal, Accident, Advice, Study)

"You get a letter from her agency embracing you into the family that says, 'It is our goal now to help you achieve your dream of being a songwriter, in John's memory.'"
- Arthur Godfrey
(Related: Family, Dream, Goal, Being, Help, Memory, Now)

"As corny as it may sound, my true goal was to crack the Americana market."
- Arthur Godfrey
(Related: Goal, May, Sound)

"It is a very busy mission: every day has some major goals that we have to get through, but my experience before has been that at least in the evening, you kind of take a deep breath and look around where you are and have some downtime."
- Linda M. Godwin
(Related: Experience, Goals, Day, Deep, Evening)

"Piety is not a goal but a means to attain through the purest peace of mind the highest culture."
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
(Related: Peace, Goal, Culture, Mind, Piety)

"Philosophy is an attempt by man to find cause and effect. Religion has the same goal."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Religion, Goal, Cause, Effect, Man, Philosophy)

"Enjoyment is not a goal, it is a feeling that accompanies important ongoing activity."
- Paul Goodman
(Related: Goal, Enjoyment, Feeling)

"I am a Communist, a convinced Communist! For some that may be a fantasy. But to me it is my main goal."
- Mikhail Gorbachev
(Related: Goal, Fantasy, May)

"If we don't do it, somebody else will. The Chinese, the Europeans and the Japanese all have the goal of going to the moon. Certainly we don't want to wake up and see that they have a base there before we do."
- Bart Gordon
(Related: Goal, Moon, Want, Will)

"Travelling to different countries is a goal. I wouldn't mind playing huge places if we got an opportunity to, but it's nice to play small places too. Fish was saying yesterday that he doesn't ever want to play stadiums, or maybe he would once, he said."
- Mike Gordon
(Related: Opportunity, Goal, Countries, Fish, Mind, Play, Saying, Want, Yesterday)

"I'm competitive with myself, but not with other people. I set goals for myself. I don't really care about winning or losing as long as I do my best."
- Lucas Grabeel
(Related: People, Goals, Winning, Care, Losing)

"I really want to do more mature, artistic, twisted, edgy films. That is my goal."
- Lucas Grabeel
(Related: Goal, Want)

"I definitely wanted to be an actor. I didn't want to be on TV, I didn't want to be famous, I didn't want to be anyone in particular; I just wanted to do it. I see young people now who look at magazines, or American Idol and their goal is to have that lifestyle - to have good handbags, or go out with cute guys from shows, or whatever. But I definitely wanted to be an actor."
- Lauren Graham
(Related: People, Goal, Actor, American, Cute, Famous, Now, Want)

"A number of us had conversations with the Kerry campaign about what he was going to say about CAFE. What he told us was that he did not want to sacrifice jobs and that he wanted to work with the auto industry to achieve that goal."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Work, Sacrifice, Goal, Jobs, Want)

"It was always my goal to 'up the ante' on good design and rye devoted much of my career to this."
- Michael Graves
(Related: Design, Goal, Career)

"My goal was to play drums, but my father made me take piano lessons. He told me I needed to learn to read music first, so I took lessons for six years. I thank God that he made me take those lessons, because it taught me a tremendous amount."
- Brian Austin Green
(Related: Music, Father, God, Goal, First, Play, Years)

"I think people with open minds will observe the way we do things and realize that our goal is to have successful, happy, productive adults, and they will take our ideas and implement them elsewhere for their own children."
- Daniel Greenberg
(Related: People, Successful, Ideas, Goal, Children, Open, Will)

"Our goal isn't to close Wal-Mart down. It is to make it a better, more humane company toward its employees and the communities it is in."
- Robert Greenwald
(Related: Goal, Company, Employees)

"Science and art, or by the same token, poetry and prose differ from one another like a journey and an excursion. The purpose of the journey is its goal, the purpose of an excursion is the process."
- Franz Grillparzer
(Related: Poetry, Science, Art, Goal, Purpose, Journey, Prose)

"Well, we have two major goals. The most important one is to get the station arm on board the station, because that's this really milestone in the space station building since from now on they will be using this arm to continue building the space station."
- Umberto Guidoni
(Related: Goals, Building, Now, Space, Will)

"For the first time in history all the major countries in the world are pushing together to reach this goal... building something in space that is really for all humankind."
- Umberto Guidoni
(Related: History, Time, Goal, Building, Countries, First, Space, World)

"And not only that but... when the station is completed, there will be an international crew made of astronauts coming from different cultural experiences, speaking different languages, but working together for a common goal."
- Umberto Guidoni
(Related: Goal, Will)

"Global terrorism is extreme both in its lack of realistic goals and in its cynical exploitation of the vulnerability of complex systems."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: Goals, Exploitation, Extreme, Terrorism, Vulnerability)

"That's because international Islamic religious fanatics have the same goal as the Axis fascists - the destruction of our way of life."
- David Hackworth
(Related: Life, Goal, Destruction, Fanatics, Religious)

"The goal of the EU is to form a region of freedom, security and justice. Freedom in this connection cannot be just the freedom of the strong, but it must be combined with fraternity and equality."
- Tarja Halonen
(Related: Equality, Goal, Connection, Freedom, Justice, Security)

"I don't set goals. Like, that's what I want to be doing however many years from now. I do what I love to do at the moment. If I wake up tomorrow and decide I want to dance, that's what I'd do. Or design clothes."
- Ayumi Hamasaki
(Related: Design, Love, Dance, Goals, Clothes, Now, Tomorrow, Want, Years)

"Perfection is an unattainable goal. It isn't going to be perfect. Just get words down on paper, and when you stumble to what you think is the end of the book, you will have hundreds of pages of words that came out of your head. It may not be perfect, but it looks like a book."
- Laurell K. Hamilton
(Related: Goal, End, May, Perfection, Will, Words)

"I've worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals. I will not let my teammates down and I will not let myself down."
- Mia Hamm
(Related: Goals, Will)

"You may get skinned knees and elbows, but it's worth it if you score a spectacular goal."
- Mia Hamm
(Related: Goal, May, Worth)

"Your body must become familiar with its death - in all its possible forms and degrees - as a self-evident, imminent, and emotionally neutral step on the way towards the goal you have found worthy of your life."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Death, Life, Goal, Body, Self)

"When your goal is to put on muscle mass you must increase your calorie intake as you increase the activity level being given to the muscle."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Goal, Being)

"Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate. The world wasn't formed in a day, and neither were we. Set small goals and build upon them."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Goals, Day, Exercise, World)

"That's a big goal of mine, to try and grow as much of my own food as possible."
- Daryl Hannah
(Related: Food, Goal)

"Potentially he could be. He scored the goal four years ago in France against Argentina that was extraordinary."
- Alan Hansen
(Related: Goal, France, Years)

"You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands - your own."
- Mark Victor Hansen
(Related: Dreams, Control, Goals, Destiny, Future, Want)

"As I said this year, I didn't try to put any pressure on me by setting high goals or anything, I just want to make sure that every single time I'm out there on the court I do my best, I give 100%, and see where it's going to end up next year."
- Daniela Hantuchova
(Related: Time, Goals, Court, End, Pressure, Want)

"What I learned most was how to tell a story in 15 seconds or 30 seconds or 60 seconds - to have some kind of goal of what to try to do and make it happen in that time."
- Renny Harlin
(Related: Time, Goal)

"Unprovoked attacks on Israel's borders, murdering Israeli soldiers, taking Israeli hostages and showering rockets targeting and killing Israeli civilians are not furthering any legitimate goal."
- Alcee Hastings
(Related: Goal, Israel, Killing, Soldiers)

"My advice, Be healthy, reach your own goals and don't be afraid to impersonate a SNL star."
- Teri Hatcher
(Related: Goals, Advice)

"My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all."
- Stephen Hawking
(Related: Goal, Understanding, Universe)

"Goals seem impossible only when you are not heading toward them."
- Mike Hawkins
(Related: Goals)

"Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals."
- Dorothy Height
(Related: Goals, Greatness, Man, Opposition, Woman)

"Not less, but more democracy - that is the demand, that is the great goal that we have to prescribe for ourselves, and especially for our youth."
- Gustav Heinemann
(Related: Goal, Democracy, Youth)

"I want our young people to believe as we did that there is no goal too high to reach if they are willing to work."
- Jesse Helms
(Related: Work, People, Goal, Want)

"My goal is to be one with the music. I just dedicate my whole life to this art."
- Jimi Hendrix
(Related: Art, Life, Music, Goal)

"Sometimes in football you have to score goals."
- Thierry Henry
(Related: Goals, Football)

"I know why I am here and my only real focused goal is to live each day to the fullest and to try and honor God and be an encouragement to others. What the future holds is firmly in God's hands, and I am very happy about that!"
- Ken Hensley
(Related: God, Goal, Day, Encouragement, Future, Honor)

"The best people renounce all for one goal, the eternal fame of mortals; but most people stuff themselves like cattle."
- Heraclitus
(Related: People, Goal, Fame)

"Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before."
- Herodotus
(Related: Men, Goal, Victory)

"The more obstinately you try to learn how to shoot the arrow for the sake of hitting the goal, the less you will succeed in the one and the further the other will recede."
- Eugen Herrigel
(Related: Goal, Succeed, Will)

"It is possible to lead astray an entire generation, to strike it blind, to drive it insane, to direct it towards a false goal. Napoleon proved this."
- Alexander Herzen
(Related: Goal, Blind)

"It goes without saying that the Jewish people can have no other goal than Palestine and that, whatever the fate of the proposition may be, our attitude toward the land of our fathers is and shall remain unchangeable."
- Theodor Herzl
(Related: People, Attitude, Goal, Fate, Fathers, Land, May, Palestine, Saying)

"The goal of physiological research is functional nature."
- Walter Rudolf Hess
(Related: Nature, Goal, Research)

"Seeking means: to have a goal; but finding means: to be free, to be receptive, to have no goal."
- Herman Hesse
(Related: Goal)

"My goal as an artist is to always be true to who I am and give my fans music they will enjoy for a lifetime."
- Faith Hill
(Related: Music, Goal, Artist, Fans, Will)

"The prime goal of an author is the same as a musician, which is to emotionally connect with the reader in some way or another."
- Ken Hill
(Related: Goal)

"If our main goal is to connect emotionally, we should want to have as many tools as we possibly can to achieve that goal. The more abilities that we have, the more choices we can make musically."
- Ken Hill
(Related: Goal, Choices, Tools, Want)

"Composers, like authors, have a lot in common. Our main goal is to connect with the listener emotionally."
- Ken Hill
(Related: Goal, Composers)

"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."
- Napolean Hill
(Related: Goal, Defeat, Sound)

"A goal is a dream with a deadline."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Dream, Goal)

"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
(Related: Goal, Defeat, Sound)

"The goal in life is to be solid, whereas the way that life works is totally fluid, so you can never actually achieve that goal."
- Damien Hirst
(Related: Life, Goal)

"Discussion is just a tool. You have to aim; the final goal must be a decision."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Decision, Goal)

"On this team, we're all united in a common goal: to keep my job."
- Lou Holtz
(Related: Job, United)

"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
(Related: Life, Goals, Desire)

"My goal is to be the undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the World."
- Evander Holyfield
(Related: Goal, World)

"What had begun as a movement to free all black people from racist oppression became a movement with its primary goal the establishment of black male patriarchy."
- bell hooks
(Related: People, Goal, Oppression)

"We have not yet reached the goal but... we shall soon, with the help of God, be in sight of the day when poverty shall be banished from this nation."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: God, Goal, Day, Help, Nation, Poverty, Sight)

"Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer to your goal."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Thought, Goal, Day, Sunset, Want, Will)

"It's really ironic that I won, because that's not the goal that I had in mind when I went out to skate."
- Sarah Hughes
(Related: Goal, Mind)

"Freedom in art, freedom in society, this is the double goal towards which all consistent and logical minds must strive."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Art, Society, Goal, Freedom)

"It is the goal of the American university to be the brains of the republic."
- Johan Huizinga
(Related: Goal, American, University)

"Your goal is to achieve the best results by following their wishes. If they want you to build a house upside down standing on its chimney, it's up to you to do it."
- Richard M. Hunt
(Related: Goal, Results, Want, Wishes)

"America is the last great goal of these migrations."
- Ellsworth Huntington
(Related: Goal, America)

"People truly reaching across boundaries - be they religious or race, political or geographic. A state that is sincerely civil and respectful of each individual's pathway toward life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness will be our goal."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Happiness, Life, People, Goal, Liberty, Pursuit, Race, Religious, State, Will)

"But effective regulation at the European Union level can make a massive contribution to achieving our shared goals of improving competitiveness, jobs and growth."
- John Hutton
(Related: Goals, Growth, Jobs)

"And, in the past, it has been all too easy for legislators to load costs onto business in order to meet broader social goals. And costs for business means costs for consumers."
- John Hutton
(Related: Business, Goals, Legislators, Order, Past)

"The President has launched a very agressive campaign of self-defense, with the goal of getting Americans to buy into his vision of America on the world stage."
- Gwen Ifill
(Related: Goal, Vision, America, Americans, President, Self, World)

"My goal is to goad people into saying something that ruins their life."
- Don Imus
(Related: Life, People, Goal, Saying)

"Back in the mid-1970s, we adopted some fairly ambitious goals to improve efficiency of our cars. What did we get? We got a tremendous boost in efficiency."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Goals, Efficiency)

"In any grass-roots campaign, building an ongoing base of support is as important as winning the ultimate goal."
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Goal, Winning, Building, Support)

"I didn't always know, but I always wanted to. I always wanted to be the very best receiver the Cowboys ever had. That was my goal coming in as a rookie and my goal throughout my career: being the best they ever had, going up in the Ring of Honor."
- Michael Irvin
(Related: Goal, Being, Cowboys, Honor)

"America's strength is not our diversity; our strength is our ability to unite people of different backgrounds around common principles. A common language is necessary to reach that goal."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: People, Goal, Strength, Ability, America, Diversity, Language, Principles)

"Research and development needs permanent tax credits to build the technology that spurs our growth. But no government programs alone can get America's students to study more science and math; parents must push and help their children to meet this goal."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Government, Science, Technology, Development, Goal, Growth, America, Children, Tax, Help, Needs, Parents, Research, Students, St)

"Our goal: the Islamization of Muslims. Our methods: to believe and to struggle."
- Alija Izetbegovic
(Related: Struggle)

"My agent said to me five years ago, 'Hugh, I can see one day you... if I had to plan a goal for you, it's for you to have the kind of career that Sinatra had.'"
- Hugh Jackman
(Related: Goal, Career, Day, Years)

"Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there."
- Bo Jackson
(Related: Goals)

"To have someone to relate to and hopefully enjoy the music and get a positive message out of it, to make the best music that we possibly could, those were the goals."
- Janet Jackson
(Related: Music, Goals, Positive)

"But if you believe in Christ and that your main goal with your life is supposed to be to honor Him and do His will, then you don't have as much pressure as someone who bases all their happiness on whether they're a movie star."
- Victoria Jackson
(Related: Happiness, Life, Goal, Christ, Honor, Pressure, Will)

"Carrying out the thing, getting it to the point when one might say: There, now it is good - that point is hard to reach. Often, one sets very high goals for oneself. Perhaps too high."
- Arne Jacobsen
(Related: Goals, Now)

"My goal was to play in the NHL, because that is the best hockey in the world."
- Jaromir Jagr
(Related: Goal, Play, World)

"It's my goal to make a building as immaterial as possible. Architecture is a very material thing. It takes a lot of resources, so why not eliminate what you don't need as long as you're able to achieve the same result?"
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: Architecture, Goal, Building, Result)

"I never thought we'd catch him, and when I saw he was ready to drop I felt sorry for him. I wanted to show it's not true I'm trying to win it all. My goal is the Tour of Spain."
- Laurent Jalabert
(Related: Thought, Goal, Spain, Trying)

"Also, for a team as strong as like ours, the Tour will always remain the biggest goal of the whole year, and personally I will certainly concentrate most of my energy on this race."
- Laurent Jalabert
(Related: Goal, Energy, Race, Will)

"Well, I mean, to me, I think my ultimate - my ultimate goal is winning championships and - and I understand that me going down as one of the greats will not happen until I, you know, win a championship."
- LeBron James
(Related: Goal, Winning, Will)

"One of the major goals of health insurance reform is to bring down the cost."
- Valerie Jarrett
(Related: Health, Goals, Reform)

"My goal in the new administration is to engage all of the stakeholders, everyone who can help us meet the challenges of the 21st century, and ensure that we work together."
- Valerie Jarrett
(Related: Work, Goal, Help)

"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Attitude, Goal, Earth, Help, Man, Nothing, Right, Wrong)

"I don't see success as the goal. Obedience is the goal."
- Jerry B. Jenkins
(Related: Success, Goal, Obedience)

"Only because The Runaways were my baby and there's no reason to get it back together except to totally have fun. If that's not the goal, then I don't want to do it."
- Joan Jett
(Related: Goal, Baby, Fun, Reason, Want)

"My whole goal is to keep my spirit intact. If that doesn't happen, none of this is worth it."
- Jewel
(Related: Goal, Spirit, Worth)

"It wasn't success, because Teller and I, by the time Asparagus Valley got together - within a year, we had achieved all our goals. I mean, our goal was to earn our living doing exactly what we wanted. Which is many people's goal."
- Penn Jillette
(Related: Time, Success, People, Goal, Goals, Living)

"The goal is to normalize trade relations based on sound science and consumer protection."
- Mike Johanns
(Related: Science, Goal, Protection, Sound, Trade)

"The president has been a true friend of the ag industry, because he continues to invest large amounts of money at a time when savings is really the goal of the federal government to deal with the deficit."
- Mike Johanns
(Related: Government, Money, Time, Friend, Goal, President)

"My goal with the Canadian border is the same goal I have for Japan and Korea."
- Mike Johanns
(Related: Goal)

"Most achievers I know are people who have made a strong and deep dedication to pursuing a particular goal. That dedication took a tremendous amount of effort."
- Donald Johanson
(Related: People, Goal, Dedication, Deep, Effort)

"The goal to strive for is a poor government but a rich people."
- Andrew Johnson
(Related: Government, People, Goal, Poor)

"Some people are so afraid of getting to know themselves that they live and define their lives through the dreams and goals of others."
- Darren L. Johnson
(Related: Dreams, People, Goals)

"Wrestling was like stand-up comedy for me. Every night I had a live audience of 25,000 people to win over. My goal was never to be the loudest or the craziest. It was to be the most entertaining."
- Dwayne Johnson
(Related: People, Goal, Comedy, Night, Wrestling)

"And this we should believe: that hope and volition can bring us closer to our ultimate goal: justice for all, injustice for no-one."
- Eyvind Johnson
(Related: Hope, Injustice)

"Dream small dreams. If you make them too big, you get overwhelmed and you don't do anything. If you make small goals and accomplish them, it gives you the confidence to go on to higher goals."
- John H. Johnson
(Related: Dreams, Goals, Confidence)

"The goal wasn't to be a millionaire or to be a Hollywood star. That was not the goal. The goal was something about - the goal was to find the goal, but I knew where it was."
- James Earl Jones
(Related: Goal, Hollywood)

"Every company, every boardroom in which I sit, has a plan, and they have objectives, goals, and a process. And to make it work, the pressure and incentive have to come from the top."
- Vernon Jordan
(Related: Work, Goals, Company, Objectives, Pressure)

"A lot of companies make diversity a part of the performance goals against which an executive gets paid. Just as you have to make a certain sales number, you have to make a diversity number to get your bonus."
- Vernon Jordan
(Related: Goals, Performance, Diversity, Sales)

"Winning is very important to me. I wouldn't be happy with anything less. And I work towards my goal."
- Nafisa Joseph
(Related: Work, Goal, Winning)

"There is a serious defect in the thinking of someone who wants - more than anything else - to become rich. As long as they don't have the money, it'll seem like a worthwhile goal. Once they do, they'll understand how important other things are - and have always been."
- Benjamin Jowett
(Related: Money, Goal, Thinking)

"Unification is not our present goal. That is a future program."
- Kim Dae Jung
(Related: Goal, Future, Present)

"To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal."
- Abdul Kalam
(Related: Goal, Devotion, Mission, Succeed)

"As for goals, I don't set myself those anymore. I'm not one of these 'I must have achieved this and that by next year' kind of writers. I take things as they come and find that patience and persistence tend to win out in the end."
- Paul Kane
(Related: Goals, End, Patience, Persistence, Writers)

"The goal of winning is not losing two times in a row."
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter
(Related: Goal, Winning, Losing)

"Military intelligence interrogators, however, their goal is to get information, to save lives, to stop the war, to find Saddam - whatever the information is going to be used for, at whatever cost."
- Janis Karpinski
(Related: Intelligence, War, Goal, Information, Military)

"Apparently Iran thinks that it can continue to deceive the world in order to reach its goals."
- Moshe Katsav
(Related: Goals, Order, World)

"It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Travel, Goal, Desire)

"The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Education, Truth, Knowledge, Goal)

"Americans have been given goals to achieve in Iraq, but not the standards by which to measure progress. And the only assurance Americans have been given that we can reach those goals is to trust the President and his Administration at their word."
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Related: Trust, Progress, Goals, Americans, Iraq, Measure, President, Word)

"I learned that people everywhere are basically the same and have similar goals that we do. They want health and happiness and the opportunity to provide for their families."
- Steve Kerr
(Related: Happiness, Health, People, Opportunity, Goals, Want)

"But having set myself these goals, I had to work really hard to achieve them."
- Imran Khan
(Related: Work, Goals)

"Squash has the credentials to become an olympic event and our goal is to see the sport in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. We are working towards this and will keep trying even if our bid is not successful."
- Jahangir Khan
(Related: Successful, Goal, Trying, Will)

"I really detest movies like Indecent Proposal and Pretty Woman because they send a message to women that sleeping with a rich man is the ultimate goal and really that's such a small part of it."
- Laura Kightlinger
(Related: Movies, Women, Goal, Man, Pretty, Woman)

"Writing is a really good first step toward that goal of knowing yourself."
- Jewel Kilcher
(Related: Goal, First, Writing)

"We should see the leadership from the White House setting dates certain for certain goals of achieving greater alliance on alternative and renewable energy sources, but we are not."
- Ron Kind
(Related: Leadership, Goals, Alliance, Energy)

"Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Sacrifice, Progress, Goal, Concern, Justice, Struggle, Suffering)

"Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Peace, Goal)

"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."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Education, Intelligence, Character, Goal)

"It's so great to love somebody and, out of that, to make a child. So that's my goal."
- Nastassja Kinski
(Related: Love, Goal)

"Another goal is to look to the resources we have and to see how we could do better to plan, in a sense, for the faculty and infrastructure that we will need to study Asia well into the 21st century."
- William Kirby
(Related: Goal, Sense, Study, Will)

"People like me who were engaging in brinkmanship with the party economic bosses and the open dissidents who were being arrested were pursuing a common goal in different ways."
- Vaclav Klaus
(Related: People, Goal, Being, Bosses, Open, Party)

"Since the goal of my programs is to show audiences how humor can both help them heal as well as deal with not-so-funny stuff, I decided to discuss the events of the previous week, the pain all of us were feeling, and how humor and some laughter might be beneficial."
- Allen Klein
(Related: Humor, Goal, Audiences, Events, Feeling, Help, Laughter, Pain)

"The player can only compete with the best internationally when they've committed themselves to this goal. They have to be properly supported until that point."
- Jurgen Klinsmann
(Related: Goal)

"My goal was not to be famous or rich but to be good at what I did. And that required going to New York and studying and working in the theater."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Goal, Famous, Theater)

"You didn't just pay lip service to the goal of overcoming the division of Europe and Germany... Rather, you put yourself at the forefront of those who encouraged us on the way to unity."
- Helmut Kohl
(Related: Goal, Europe, Germany, Overcoming, Service, Unity)

"A politician's goal is always to manipulate public debate. I think there are some politicians with higher goals. But all of them get corrupted by power."
- Dean Koontz
(Related: Power, Goal, Goals, Debate, Politicians, Public)

"And from that nineteen sixty four, this was my goal to go to Olympic Games. And I realized what does it mean, Olympic Games, like big celebration."
- Olga Korbut
(Related: Goal, Games)

"I think this is all my life. Because if I was split gymnastics and something else like far, fun or to go with friends. No, this, you're supposed to one go, one straight road and to do every day. And touch the wall, of the goal."
- Olga Korbut
(Related: Life, Goal, Day, Friends, Fun, Road)

"One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals."
- Michael Korda
(Related: Goals)

"There is among us a far closer relationship than the purely social one of a fraternal organization because we are bound together not only by a single interest but by a common goal. To win. Nothing else matters, and nothing else will do."
- Sandy Koufax
(Related: Goal, Interest, Nothing, Will)

"To be honest, I'm not as goal oriented and ambitious as I once was."
- Chantal Kreviazuk
(Related: Goal)

"We all have a common goal, and we know it's all for our future good."
- Marta Kristen
(Related: Goal, Future)

"Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week."
- Louis Kronenberger
(Related: Age, Time, Goal, Old)

"I didn't fully realize it at the time, but the goal of my life was profoundly molded by this experience - to help produce, in the next generation, more Mother Teresas and less Hitlers."
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
(Related: Experience, Life, Time, Mother, Goal, Help)

"There must be a goal at every stage of life! There must be a goal!"
- Maggie Kuhn
(Related: Goal)

"Religion often is misused for purely power-political goals, including war."
- Hans Kung
(Related: Religion, War, Power, Goals)

"My goal in life is to enjoy what I do, and never to look back and say I wish I would have done that, and to go to UCLA, and to become someone great in life!"
- Mila Kunis
(Related: Life, Goal)

"Peace as a goal is an ideal which will not be contested by any government or nation, not even the most belligerent."
- Aung San Suu Kyi
(Related: Government, Peace, Goal, Nation, Will)

"I don't think art is a goal orientated business. I don't do things for the challenges, I only do them because I love them, I'm not really a goal orientated, achiever type of person."
- Greg Lake
(Related: Art, Love, Business, Goal)

"Our biggest goal is to continue to force ourselves to always start our creative work on a white page and not take advantage of past successes and challenging ourselves."
- Guy Laliberte
(Related: Work, Goal, Force, Past)

"My number one goal was not getting 'A's' - and I proved it. I was a 'C' student. You have to be ready to learn. If you're not interesting in learning, it doesn't work. As I grew older and wanted to learn and desperately wanted inside information, learning was a lot easier."
- Brian Lamb
(Related: Work, Goal, Information, Learning)

"Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan."
- Tom Landry
(Related: Goal, Will)

"The first thing you have to do is take everything with a grain of salt. You know, you've gotta just look at the goal, focus on what you gotta do and take one step at a time as a whole, as every performance being that's it, that's one objective, and let's just move forward and work on that."
- Stefano Langone
(Related: Time, Work, Goal, Performance, Being, First, Focus)

"The best thanks we could offer those who went before and raised the Irish working class from their knees was to press forward with determination and enthusiasm towards the ultimate goal of their efforts, a Co-operative Commonwealth for Ireland."
- James Larkin
(Related: Determination, Enthusiasm, Goal, Class, Ireland, Irish, Press)

"My goal is to ensure the Northern Border is safe, secure and allows for the free flow of travel and commerce."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: Travel, Goal, Commerce)

"Establishing goals is all right if you don't let them deprive you of interesting detours."
- Doug Larson
(Related: Goals, Right)

"It's important to score some goals and make the decisive pass for my club."
- Robert Laurent
(Related: Goals)

"Charlton are a team who play well on the ball, but they found it hard to break us down, they didn't really have an out and out chance in front of our goal."
- Robert Laurent
(Related: Goal, Chance, Play)

"One of the principal goals in my life has been to avoid embarrassing my children by doing the job I do. I hope I've managed to do that, and I hope that, with the job I'm in now, they are, if not proud, at least unembarrassed by it. I must say, my three are most agreeable children, who do nothing but delight me."
- Hugh Laurie
(Related: Life, Goals, Hope, Children, Delight, Job, Nothing, Now)

"It is setting goals and trying to be a business person, but at the same time not losing sight of who you are writing songs for and what your goals are as a songwriter. So believe me, if you think I've got it down I don't it is a constant struggle."
- Christine Lavin
(Related: Business, Time, Goals, Losing, Sight, Songs, Struggle, Trying, Writing)

"It was one of those goals that's invariably a goal."
- Denis Law
(Related: Goal, Goals)

"My goal was always to be recognized as a good actor but no one was interested in that, simply because society just wants to warm towards your appearance. This is the great blemish of society."
- Jude Law
(Related: Society, Goal, Actor, Appearance)

"It's sometimes easier to defend a one goal lead than a two goal lead."
- Mark Lawrenson
(Related: Goal)

"If you're a goalkeeper, it doesn't matter what you save the ball with - if you keep it out, it's not a goal."
- Mark Lawrenson
(Related: Goal)

"My goal is to be living back in Canada as soon as I can, hopefully somewhere in the Gulf Islands."
- Nicholas Lea
(Related: Goal, Canada, Islands, Living)

"The ultimate goal of a more effective and efficient life is to provide you with enough time to enjoy some of it."
- Michael LeBoeuf
(Related: Life, Time, Goal)

"A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at."
- Bruce Lee
(Related: Goal)

"I think that with a lot of hard work and dedication, I feel that I could be the best in the world. I'm still only 35 years old... I have a fresh start physically and mentally, and I feel that I can achieve my goal to be the best again."
- Mario Lemieux
(Related: Work, Goal, Dedication, Hard work, Old, World, Years)

"The goal of socialism is communism."
- Vladimir Lenin
(Related: Goal, Communism, Socialism)

"Despite the success cult, men are most deeply moved not by the reaching of the goal but by the grandness of the effort involved in getting there - or failing to get there."
- Max Lerner
(Related: Men, Success, Goal, Effort)

"A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration."
- Kurt Lewin
(Related: Successful, Achievement, Goal)

"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Dream, Goal, Old)

"And yet the Nobel Prizes, in singling out individuals, have done a great deal of good in pointing up to the world as a whole and setting forth clearly goals for achievement."
- Willard Libby
(Related: Achievement, Goals, Prizes, World)

"We have reached an important milestone and achieved a new momentum in reaching a goal all Americans should embrace - building a secure, peaceful, democratic Iraq that is no longer a threat to the United States or the international community."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Goal, Americans, Building, Community, Iraq, states, United)

"My goal is to strip things down so that you need just the right amount of words or shape to convey what you need to convey. I like editing. I like it very tight."
- Maya Lin
(Related: Goal, Right, Words)

"Every memorial in its time has a different goal."
- Maya Lin
(Related: Time, Goal)

"In Arkansas alone, approximately three quarters of a million people are at risk of going hungry, and one in four children does not get enough to eat, so my goal is to bring awareness to this tragic issue."
- Blanche Lincoln
(Related: People, Goal, Awareness, Children, Risk)

"Through the years, I have so many wonderful memories of playing with the Red Wings: winning four Stanley Cups, scoring big goals, going into battle every night side by side with my teammates, playing with every ounce of effort I could muster."
- Ted Lindsay
(Related: Goals, Winning, Battle, Effort, Memories, Night, Years)

"I'm a person that doesn't have that many goals or plans. I feel like I'm the wind and I blow through life; it's whatever comes to me. I very much respect nature. Whatever happens to me, I'm happy and I embrace it."
- Bai Ling
(Related: Life, Nature, Goals, Respect, Wind)

"The road leading to a goal does not separate you from the destination; it is essentially a part of it."
- Charles de Lint
(Related: Goal, Leading, Road)

"My goals have gone from being an all-star to just being able to play basketball. I always took for granted that I could play. Now I know what a gift it is."
- Rebecca Lobo
(Related: Goals, Basketball, Being, Now, Play)

"The primary, the fundamental, the essential purpose of the United Nations is to keep peace. Everything it does which helps prevent World War III is good. Everything which does not further that goal, either directly or indirectly, is at best superfluous."
- Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
(Related: War, Peace, Goal, Purpose, Nations, United, World, World war)

"Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile."
- Vince Lombardi
(Related: Goal, Effort, Leaders)

"Leaders aren't born they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal."
- Vince Lombardi
(Related: Work, Goal, Hard work, Leaders)

"I was on dialysis for 18 months before the transplant, so it was important I tried to look ahead to days like my comeback this Saturday. You need those big goals to drive you on."
- Jonah Lomu
(Related: Goals, Months)

"Managing can be more discouraging than playing, especially when you're losing because when you're a player, there are at least individual goals you can shoot for. When you're a manager all the worries of the team become your worries."
- Al Lopez
(Related: Manager, Goals, Losing)

"One lifetime is never enough to accomplish one's horticultural goals. If a garden is a site for the imagination, how can we be very far from the beginning?"
- Francis Cabot Lowell
(Related: Imagination, Goals, Beginning, Garden)

"Part of the issue of achievement is to be able to set realistic goals, but that's one of the hardest things to do because you don't always know exactly where you're going, and you shouldn't."
- George Lucas
(Related: Achievement, Goals)

"The Bush administration also was not straightforward about the intelligence it had, releasing tenuous information that fit its goal of attacking Iraq. I feel deceived."
- Ken Lucas
(Related: Intelligence, Goal, Information, Iraq)

"If you consider that a typical Central American consumer earns only a small fraction of an average American worker's wages, it becomes clear that CAFTA's true goal is not to the increase U.S. exports."
- Stephen F. Lynch
(Related: Goal, American, Wages)

"The true snob never rests; there is always a higher goal to attain, and there are, by the same token, always more and more people to look down upon."
- Russell Lynes
(Related: People, Goal)

"Knowledge is and will be produced in order to be sold, it is and will be consumed in order to be valorised in a new production: in both cases, the goal is exchange."
- Jean-Francois Lyotard
(Related: Knowledge, Goal, Order, Will)

"Marching thus at night, a battalion is doubly impressive. The silent monster is full of restrained power; resolute in its onward sweep, impervious to danger, it looks a menacing engine of destruction, steady to its goal, and certain of its mission."
- Patrick MacGill
(Related: Power, Goal, Danger, Destruction, Mission, Night)

"Universal literacy was a 20th-century goal. Before then, reading and writing were skills largely confined to a small, highly educated class of professional people."
- Hugh Mackay
(Related: People, Goal, Class, Reading, Writing)

"The question is, will we continue to fight what may be a rearguard action to defend universal literacy as a central goal of our education system, or are we bold enough to see what's actually happening to our culture?"
- Hugh Mackay
(Related: Education, Action, Goal, Culture, Fight, May, Question, Will)

"I think that our goal in Good Charlotte is just to be Good Charlotte, and whatever happens, whatever that means, we dont even know, and make music and whatever."
- Joel Madden
(Related: Music, Goal)

"Every goal, every action, every thought, every feeling one experiences, whether it be consciously or unconsciously known, is an attempt to increase one's level of peace of mind."
- Sydney Madwed
(Related: Peace, Thought, Action, Goal, Feeling, Mind)

"As the tension eases, we must look in the direction of agriculture, industry and education as our final goals, and toward democracy under Mr Mubarak."
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Related: Education, Goals, Agriculture, Democracy, Direction, Tension)

"I still have many goals left, especially the Overall World Cup standings."
- Hermann Maier
(Related: Goals, World)

"Painting is the aesthetic side of the object but it has never been original, has never been its own goal."
- Kazimir Malevich
(Related: Goal, Painting)

"We are built to conquer environment, solve problems, achieve goals, and we find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve."
- Maxwell Maltz
(Related: Happiness, Life, Goals, Environment, Obstacles, Problems, Satisfaction)

"For imagination sets the goal picture which our automatic mechanism works on. We act, or fail to act, not because of will, as is so commonly believed, but because of imagination."
- Maxwell Maltz
(Related: Imagination, Goal, Act, Will)

"I fully expect to be able to complete one more campaign goal - and that is to proudly report that signs have been erected as you enter our great state that say 'Welcome to Wild, Wonderful West Virginia: Open for Business!'"
- Joe Manchin III
(Related: Goal, Open, State)

"Revolution is not a goal in itself."
- Ernest Mandel
(Related: Goal, Revolution)

"If there are dreams about a beautiful South Africa, there are also roads that lead to their goal. Two of these roads could be named Goodness and Forgiveness."
- Nelson Mandela
(Related: Dreams, Forgiveness, Goal, Goodness)

"My goal was never to sell many records."
- Chuck Mangione
(Related: Goal)

"People's behavior makes sense if you think about it in terms of their goals, needs, and motives."
- Thomas Mann
(Related: People, Goals, Behavior, Motives, Needs, Sense)

"There is nothing wrong with dedication and goals, but if you focus on yourself, all the lights fade away and you become a fleeting moment in life."
- Pete Maravich
(Related: Life, Goals, Dedication, Focus, Nothing, Wrong)

"We must become more energy independent. The development of ANWR will assist in this goal."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Development, Goal, Energy, Will)

"We advance on our journey only when we face our goal, when we are confident and believe we are going to win out."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Goal, Journey)

"A good system shortens the road to the goal."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Goal, Road)

"All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Goal)

"I have always said that I want to finish my career with the Dolphins and this put me closer to that goal. I have been fortunate to break many personal records, but my overiding goal is to win a Super Bowl here in Miami."
- Dan Marino
(Related: Goal, Career, Want)

"A child born to a Black mother in a state like Mississippi... has exactly the same rights as a white baby born to the wealthiest person in the United States. It's not true, but I challenge anyone to say it is not a goal worth working for."
- Thurgood Marshall
(Related: Mother, Goal, Baby, Challenge, Rights, State, states, United, Worth)

"Your goals, minus your doubts, equal your reality."
- Ralph Marston
(Related: Goals, Reality)

"Every day you spend drifting away from your goals is a waste not only of that day, but also of the additional day it takes to regain lost ground."
- Ralph Marston
(Related: Goals, Day, Waste)

"I don't have goals in life."
- Olivier Martinez
(Related: Life, Goals)

"I believe consistency and orthogonality are tools of design, not the primary goal in design."
- Yukihiro Matsumoto
(Related: Design, Consistency, Goal, Tools)

"Joy, rather than happiness, is the goal of life, for joy is the emotion which accompanies our fulfilling our natures as human beings. It is based on the experience of one's identity as a being of worth and dignity."
- Rollo May
(Related: Experience, Happiness, Life, Goal, Being, Dignity, Emotion, Identity, Joy, Worth)

"The tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach."
- Benjamin E. Mays
(Related: Life, Lie, Goal, Lies, Tragedy)

"It must be borne in mind that the tragedy of life does not lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy of life lies in having no goal to reach."
- Benjamin E. Mays
(Related: Life, Lie, Goal, Lies, Mind, Tragedy)

"My goals are for the U.S. team to get to the second round of the World Cup and to win a championship here in the U.S. with my club team the Columbus Crew."
- Brian McBride
(Related: Goals, Columbus, World)

"I really just tried to make a record full of great songs, which is the goal I always have."
- Martina McBride
(Related: Goal, Songs)

"So at the end of the day, our number 1 goal, our top priority, is to motivate American youngsters to reject the abuse of illegal drugs, tobacco and alcohol. All three of them are illegal behaviors."
- Barry McCaffrey
(Related: Goal, Abuse, Alcohol, American, Day, Drugs, End)

"My goal was never to get re-elected."
- Scott McCallum
(Related: Goal)

"My goal was to do the best job I could in governing the state of Wisconsin, in some cases making very tough decisions to have to bring our spending in line with the resources we had at the state level."
- Scott McCallum
(Related: Goal, Decisions, Job, State)

"The fact is, if our primary legislative goals are to repeal and replace the health spending bill; to end the bailouts; cut spending; and shrink the size and scope of government, the only way to do all these things it is to put someone in the White House who won't veto any of these things."
- Mitch McConnell
(Related: Health, Government, Goals, End, Fact)

"Reducing health costs and increasing access to health care are worthy goals that every Member of Congress should support."
- Jim McCrery
(Related: Health, Goals, Care, Congress, Support)

"I don't want to be the cliche American Idol dude. I want to be different, you know - that's the whole goal, me and music. It's about being yourself and being unique."
- Paul McDonald
(Related: Music, Goal, American, Being, Want)

"My goal and my career is definitely not to be famous. That's a really horrible goal, just to be famous for the sake of having fame."
- Joel McHale
(Related: Goal, Career, Fame, Famous)

"When you make work, your goal might not be first and foremost to have as many people as possible see it, but it might be more about honing your craft as a storyteller or making art, but, there's no doubt about it, you want lots of people to see it."
- Jim McKay
(Related: Art, Work, People, Goal, Doubt, First, Want)

"Ideally, advertising aims at the goal of a programmed harmony among all human impulses and aspirations and endeavors. Using handicraft methods, it stretches out toward the ultimate electronic goal of a collective consciousness."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Goal, Advertising, Aspirations, Consciousness, Harmony, Impulses)

"What's more important-your goal, or others' opinions of your goal?"
- Peter McWilliams
(Related: Goal, Opinions)

"While goals are chosen, a purpose is discovered. Our purpose is something we have been doing all along, and will continue to do, regardless of circumstances, until the day we die."
- Peter McWilliams
(Related: Goals, Purpose, Circumstances, Day, Will)

"Our goal has been to stay true to what people most love about the original Pirates! while upgrading, enhancing, and in some cases, re-inventing the game to make it a great experience for today's gamers."
- Sid Meier
(Related: Experience, Love, People, Goal, Today)

"The person who has the will to undergo all labor may win any goal."
- Menander
(Related: Goal, Labor, May, Will)

"There are many domestic issues that give us a lot of common ground to work on. Health, education and immigration are among the areas where we share mutual goals and aspirations. There are also many values that we share as a communities."
- Robert Menendez
(Related: Education, Work, Health, Goals, Values, Aspirations)

"We believe very passionately that an international approach is necessary to achieve some of these goals."
- Robert Menendez
(Related: Goals)

"Thus, the focus on this main political goal must become more visible in EU politics and to achieve this, we need a political impulse. It must be clear what the priorities on the agenda are."
- Angela Merkel
(Related: Politics, Goal, Focus, Priorities)

"25 years later, you know, I haven't really put too much emphasis on any kind of individual goal, other than trying to win any particular night, trying to find a way to do that."
- Mark Messier
(Related: Goal, Night, Trying, Years)

"I knew all these people had the same goals I did, but the one that worked the hardest would come out on top. That's what drove me all the time. But I had fun. I did better every day, and that's what made it fun."
- Debbie Meyer
(Related: Time, People, Goals, Day, Fun)

"I knew what my times were and how my practices were progressing and how close I was to the goals I had set for the year. I swam hard. I always swam hard. If I didn't, I knew I would pay for it either the next day or the next meet."
- Debbie Meyer
(Related: Goals, Day)

"Success is the progressive realization of predetermined, worthwhile, personal goals."
- Paul J. Meyer
(Related: Success, Goals)

"Crystallize your goals. Make a plan for achieving them and set yourself a deadline. Then, with supreme confidence, determination and disregard for obstacles and other people's criticisms, carry out your plan."
- Paul J. Meyer
(Related: People, Determination, Goals, Confidence, Obstacles)

"If you are not making the progress that you would like to make and are capable of making, it is simply because your goals are not clearly defined."
- Paul J. Meyer
(Related: Progress, Goals)

"This goal can and must be attained in this life. But even if this does not happen, remember that he who has found the way once, always returns to this world with an internal maturity that enables him to continue his work."
- Gustave Meyrink
(Related: Work, Life, Goal, Maturity, World)

"I'm not saying I didn't have ample time to recover, ample time to get to my best, I felt this year I did fine. When I stepped on the field for the national team, I was ready and able to make an impact, to score goals, to create chances."
- Tiffeny Milbrett
(Related: Time, Goals, Saying)

"My goal is the same as every year - to not hurt myself."
- Bode Miller
(Related: Goal, Hurt)

"I look to longevity. I just consider myself an actress and getting good roles. If being a 'superstar' gets me good roles, then that's a positive thing. But my goal isn't just to be a superstar. It's to act for a long time."
- Penelope Ann Miller
(Related: Time, Goal, Positive, Act, Being, Longevity)

"It's been really good to have a goal and go after it. That feels good."
- Shannon Miller
(Related: Goal)

"A few years ago my goal was to try and get the goddamned album made, which put me in a real bad frame of mind."
- Kylie Minogue
(Related: Goal, Mind, Years)

"I was born and raised in a small town in Maine, Waterville. I enjoyed living there - still do - and my goal in life was a fairly specific and focused one of practicing law in Maine."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Life, Goal, Law, Living)

"When I went to college, my goal was to be a college history teacher. I majored in history."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: History, Goal, College)

"Each heartfelt prayer, each Church meeting attended, each worthy friend, each righteous decision, each act of service perfomed all precede that goal of eternal life."
- Thomas S. Monson
(Related: Life, Friend, Decision, Goal, Church, Act, Meeting, Prayer, Service)

"Our goal is not to completely eradicate the infection - that would be very difficult - but to produce a vaccine that will prevent not infection but disease. I think this is more possible."
- Luc Montagnier
(Related: Goal, Disease, Will)

"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."
- Alfred A. Montapert
(Related: Life, Goal, First, Mind, Results, Want)

"If you never concede a goal, you're going to win more games than you lose."
- Bobby Moore
(Related: Goal, Games)

"After a goalless first half, the score at half time is 0-0."
- Brian Moore
(Related: Time, First)

"Goals help you overcome short-term problems."
- Hannah More
(Related: Goals, Help, Problems)

"I am confident that the vast majority of teachers will work with us towards achieving that goal."
- Estelle Morris
(Related: Work, Goal, Majority, Teachers, Will)

"Like most people I can be lazy, so it's nice to have a goal or deadline or reason to work out. I feel better when I get to exercise, or when I'm outdoors. I like to hike, swim and run, and I love to play soccer."
- Viggo Mortensen
(Related: Love, Work, People, Goal, Exercise, Play, Reason, Soccer)

"The anarchists, on behalf of the proletariat, therefore consider it necessary to show the proletariat that it will have to win a gigantic battle before it realizes its goals."
- Johann Most
(Related: Goals, Battle, Will)

"The goals made such a difference to the way this game went."
- John Motson
(Related: Goals, Difference)

"So if one day the result becomes 3-3, for me it doesn't change my mind, because it's football, it's normal. What is not normal is that we haven't been scoring enough goals playing such good football as we've been playing in the last few weeks."
- Jose Mourinho
(Related: Change, Goals, Day, Football, Mind, Result)

"My goal is to show everyone that they, too, can do what they love to do."
- Jason Mraz
(Related: Love, Goal)

"Today, the notion of progress in a single line without goal or limit seems perhaps the most parochial notion of a very parochial century."
- Lewis Mumford
(Related: Progress, Goal, Today)

"Funding privatized accounts with Social Security dollars would not only make the program's long term problems worse, but many believe it represents a first step toward undermining the program's fundamental goals."
- Patty Murray
(Related: Goals, First, Problems, Security)

"I've reached most my goals and when my career is over I will have many other things to do."
- Thomas Muster
(Related: Goals, Career, Will)

"I am sure that no man can derive more pleasure from money or power than I do from seeing a pair of basketball goals in some out of the way place."
- James Naismith
(Related: Money, Power, Goals, Basketball, Man, Pleasure)

"Each and every one of the security measures we implement serves an important goal: providing safe and efficient air travel for the millions of people who rely on our aviation system every day."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: Travel, People, Aviation, Day, Security)

"If we fix a goal and work towards it, then we are never just passing time."
- Anna Neagle
(Related: Time, Work, Goal)

"So I think we should stay focused on the real problem in the Middle East. It's not Israel. It's these dictatorships that are developing nuclear weapons with the specific goal of wiping Israel away."
- Benjamin Netanyahu
(Related: Goal, Israel, Weapons)

"My ability to concentrate and work toward that goal has been my greatest asset."
- Jack Nicklaus
(Related: Work, Goal, Ability)

"It bothers me to read the comments of leaders of the Hamas and others who hate America that their goal is to have more weaponry capable of delivering all types of weapons of mass destruction."
- Don Nickles
(Related: Goal, America, Destruction, Hate, Leaders, Weapons)

"Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Goal, Pursuit)

"We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile."
- Earl Nightingale
(Related: Life, Time, Work, Goal, Comfort, Journey, Meaning, Sleep)

"People with goals succeed because they know where they're going."
- Earl Nightingale
(Related: People, Goals, Succeed)

"Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal."
- Earl Nightingale
(Related: Success, Goal)

"Picture yourself in your minds eye as having already achieved this goal. See yourself doing the things you'll be doing when you've reached your goal."
- Earl Nightingale
(Related: Goal, Eye)

"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
(Related: Idea, Goal, Deep, Fulfillment, Will)

"Your problem is to bridge the gap which exists between where you are now and the goal you intend to reach."
- Earl Nightingale
(Related: Goal, Now)

"My back to the goal, physically fighting off defenders, trying to bang my goals in, every week I have to do the business for this club. That's the life of a striker."
- Ruud van Nistelrooy
(Related: Business, Life, Goal, Goals, Fighting, Trying)

"In that match for Holland I asked for a big responsibility, I got it and I dealt with it. I played well, I scored goals and the team qualified for the Euro 2004 finals. It was a big night and an important moment for Holland."
- Ruud van Nistelrooy
(Related: Goals, Night, Responsibility)

"I am honored that my freshman class colleagues have put their trust in me to represent our historic class at the leadership table. The incoming freshman class of Representatives is large and diverse but we share many common goals including cutting wasteful spending, getting our economy back on track and making government smarter and more efficient."
- Kristi Noem
(Related: Government, Leadership, Trust, Goals, Class, Economy)

"Our goal is to shrink government to the size where we can drown it in a bathtub."
- Grover Norquist
(Related: Government, Goal)

"My goal is to cut government in half in twenty-five years, to get it down to the size where we can drown it in the bathtub."
- Grover Norquist
(Related: Government, Goal, Years)

"I think setting a goal, getting a visual image of what it is you want. You've got to see what it is you want to achieve before you can pursue it."
- Chuck Norris
(Related: Goal, Want)

"Of course, violence will not end with our combat mission. Extremists will continue to set off bombs, attack Iraqi civilians and try to spark sectarian strife. But ultimately, these terrorists will fail to achieve their goals."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Goals, Bombs, End, Mission, Violence, Will)

"And so our goal on health care is, if we can get, instead of health care costs going up 6 percent a year, it's going up at the level of inflation, maybe just slightly above inflation, we've made huge progress. And by the way, that is the single most important thing we could do in terms of reducing our deficit. That's why we did it."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Health, Progress, Goal, Care, Inflation)

"One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals. And so when I hear about negative and false attacks, I really don't invest any energy in them, because I know who I am."
- Michelle Obama
(Related: Goals, Negative, Energy)

"Our ultimate goal is to stay in business. We are not here with a specific plan. That's kind of how our entire career has evolved. We will figure things out as we go along."
- Mary-Kate Olsen
(Related: Business, Goal, Career, Will)

"We kinda look at this as the second or third chapter of our lives. After college, most people figure out what they want to do with their lives. But we already know what we want to do in the future and that is to continue to further our business goals."
- Mary-Kate Olsen
(Related: Business, People, Goals, College, Future, Want)

"I think we have the same goals in mind. We are not planning on just all of a sudden taking a film and separating. Hopefully one day she can direct me in something, or I will direct her. Or we'll produce a movie under our company's name."
- Mary-Kate Olsen
(Related: Goals, Company, Day, Film, Mind, Name, Planning, Will)

"After a certain point, money is meaningless. It ceases to be the goal. The game is what counts."
- Aristotle Onassis
(Related: Money, Goal)

"I'm very excited about my new agreement with the Heat. This contract allows me to address all of my family's long-term financial goals while allowing the Heat the ability to acquire those players that we need to win a championship."
- Shaquille O'Neal
(Related: Family, Financial, Goals, Ability, Agreement)

"Developing better people should be the number one goal for any coach when dealing with kids. In trying to develop better people, we are going to develop more and better pros."
- Bobby Orr
(Related: People, Goal, Coach, Kids, Trying)

"If you're climbing the ladder of life, you go rung by rung, one step at a time. Don't look too far up, set your goals high but take one step at a time. Sometimes you don't think you're progressing until you step back and see how high you've really gone."
- Donny Osmond
(Related: Life, Time, Goals)

"Basically, our goal is to organize the world's information and to make it universally accessible and useful."
- Larry Page
(Related: Goal, Information, World)

"We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will."
- Chuck Palahniuk
(Related: Goal, Will)

"You set your goals to a point where they're attainable, but far enough away that you have to really go get them. And every year I push my goals a little bit farther away, and every year I work a little bit harder to get them."
- Rafael Palmeiro
(Related: Work, Goals)

"When many work together for a goal, Great things may be accomplished. It is said a lion cub was killed By a single colony of ants."
- Saskya Pandita
(Related: Work, Goal, Ants, May)

"He came by a leap to the goal of purpose, not by the toilsome steps of reason. On the instant his headlong spirit declared his purpose: this was the one being for him in all the world: at this altar he would light a lamp of devotion, and keep it burning forever."
- Gilbert Parker
(Related: Goal, Purpose, Being, Devotion, Light, Reason, Spirit)

"For me, being able to go anywhere you want, with an element of precision and control, has been the goal."
- Paul Parker
(Related: Control, Goal, Being, Want)

"One item on my agenda is simply planning trips, setting them as goals, something to look forward to."
- Paul Parker
(Related: Goals, Planning)

"Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity."
- Louis Pasteur
(Related: Goal, Strength, Lies, Tenacity)

"Let's make New York the safest state in America - that must be our goal. Let's achieve it together."
- George E. Pataki
(Related: Goal, America, State)

"I have tremendous admiration for everyone who enters the political arena so long as their goal is to do what they believe is right for the people of New York."
- George Pataki
(Related: People, Goal, Admiration, Right)

"We arrived in Argentina with a lot of injured players, including our goalkeeper. Also we were unlucky to be drawn in the same group as the two tournament favourites Italy and Argentina."
- Michel Patini
(Related: Italy)

"I was the classic midfield organiser who could also score goals."
- Michel Patini
(Related: Goals)

"I want to do it for myself. It's my goal and dream. All I can ask for is to get the chance and go out there and do the best I can, be as ready as I can."
- Carly Patterson
(Related: Dream, Goal, Chance, Want)

"You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals."
- George S. Patton
(Related: People, Goals)

"If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal."
- Norman Vincent Peale
(Related: Goal, Expectations, Mind)

"It is a rare piece of legislation indeed where there is so much agreement about the goals."
- Mike Pence
(Related: Goals, Agreement, Legislation)

"The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: Men, Goal, Teamwork)

"That's the goal, to survive your gift."
- Itzhak Perlman
(Related: Goal)

"My whole goal was to be able to work in television and film and maintain a normal life, never be in a tabloid."
- Pauley Perrette
(Related: Work, Life, Goal, Film, Television)

"The goal is to have to do the shot again because the camera guy shook a little bit as he was laughing. Without that happening, I'm not happy because there's nothing better for me than a world that everybody's just trying to make each other laugh."
- Matthew Perry
(Related: Goal, Nothing, Trying, World)

"Our goal is to displace the entrenched powers in Washington, restore the rightful balance between the state and federal government."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Government, Goal, Balance, State, Washington)

"I'm very conscious of developing my singing, technically and stylistically. I want it to become more individual, express more of me. That's my goal. These songs are steps along that way."
- Madeleine Peyroux
(Related: Goal, Singing, Songs, Want)

"My goal is one Olympic gold medal. Not many people in this world can say, 'I'm an Olympic gold medalist.'"
- Michael Phelps
(Related: People, Goal, Gold, World)

"It so happened that my goals kind of matched my career progression toward becoming an astronaut."
- John L. Phillips
(Related: Goals, Career)

"I had no ambition to make a fortune. Mere money-making has never been my goal, I had an ambition to build."
- Eden Phillpotts
(Related: Money, Goal, Ambition, Fortune)

"Music is my main goal, but I'm not going to rush a record out. There are so many actors who have come out with albums these days. I don't want to do it because it's the thing to do. I want to wait until the time is right."
- River Phoenix
(Related: Music, Time, Goal, Actors, Right, Want)

"The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done."
- Jean Piaget
(Related: Education, Men, Women, Goal, Generations, Schools)

"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."
- Pablo Picasso
(Related: Success, Goals, Act)

"The Arthritis Prevention, Control and Cure Act of 2005 is bipartisan legislation directing funding and promoting education and research toward the goal of preventing, treating and curing arthritis."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Education, Control, Goal, Act, Cure, Legislation, Prevention, Research)

"At the beginning of the season, I set my goal to see if I can lead the league in scoring, because I feel I have that kind of ability. A lot of guys say it, but it's not really in their grasp. I feel that's really in my grasp."
- Paul Pierce
(Related: Goal, Ability, Beginning)

"I even scored Monaco's goal too. Please, put it down as an own goal for me!"
- Alessandro Del Piero
(Related: Goal)

"To live only for some future goal is shallow. It's the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top."
- Robert M. Pirsig
(Related: Life, Goal, Future)

"To live for some future goal is shallow. It's the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top."
- Robert M. Pirsig
(Related: Life, Goal, Future)

"Nobody - myself included - believes that we could ever achieve total information awareness. But the government needs to set goals and long-range objectives. Total information awareness is a good goal."
- John Poindexter
(Related: Government, Goal, Goals, Awareness, Information, Needs, Objectives)

"I think perfect objectivity is an unrealistic goal; fairness, however, is not."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Goal)

"Sound strategy starts with having the right goal."
- Michael Porter
(Related: Strategy, Goal, Right, Sound)

"If your goal is anything but profitability - if it's to be big, or to grow fast, or to become a technology leader - you'll hit problems."
- Michael Porter
(Related: Technology, Leader, Goal, Problems)

"Mostly singing was cathartic, writing was cathartic, therapeutic. I don't think I had a goal, particularly, to sing or put it out there for anybody."
- Lisa Marie Presley
(Related: Goal, Singing, Writing)

"My goal was, and still is, to write first, direct my own stuff whenever possible and control my own creative destiny."
- Jeff Probst
(Related: Control, Goal, Destiny, First)

"We are aware that in 2005 our efforts to preserve the stability and prestige of the Republic of Bulgaria in the area of foreign policy, and our efforts to attain fully our strategic goals will be mostly contingent upon the way we address our domestic priorities."
- Georgi Purvanov
(Related: Policy, Goals, Foreign policy, Priorities, Stability, Will)

"The primary goal of a vendor is to make money."
- Theo de Raadt
(Related: Money, Goal)

"Every time I go out and race it's a goal to go out and run faster than I've done before."
- Paula Radcliffe
(Related: Time, Goal, Race)

"The goal is to live a full, productive life even with all that ambiguity. No matter what hap- pens, whether the cancer never flares up again or whether you die, the important thing is that the days that you have had you will have lived."
- Gilda Radner
(Related: Life, Goal, Ambiguity, Cancer, Will)

"Reasonable, even intelligent people can, and frequently do, disagree on how best to achieve peace in the Middle East, but, peace must be the goal of our foreign policy tools, whether they be by the stick or by the carrot."
- Nick Rahall
(Related: Peace, People, Policy, Goal, Foreign policy, Tools)

"A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal which is worth achieving."
- Ayn Rand
(Related: Action, Goal, Possibility, Desire, Worth)

"Simplicity is not the goal. It is the by-product of a good idea and modest expectations."
- Paul Rand
(Related: Idea, Goal, Expectations, Simplicity)

"I never achieved my first goal in the National Actors Theatre, which is to have a permanent Acting Company."
- Tony Randall
(Related: Goal, Acting, Actors, Company, First, Theatre)

"Man was created as a being who should constantly keep improving, a being who on reaching one goal sets a higher one."
- Ralph Ransom
(Related: Goal, Being, Man)

"We are moving toward a dictatorship of relativism which does not recognize anything as for certain and which has as its highest goal one's own ego and one's own desires."
- Joseph Ratzinger
(Related: Goal, Dictatorship, Ego)

"The government should set a goal for a clean environment but not mandate how that goal should be implemented."
- Dixie Lee Ray
(Related: Government, Goal, Environment)

"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
(Related: Life, Work, Goal, Mind, Philosophy)

"At the end of the day, the goals are simple: safety and security."
- Jodi Rell
(Related: Goals, Day, End, Safety, Security)

"Though I still have no semblance of a life outside of Nine Inch Nails at the moment, I realize my goals have gone from getting a record deal or selling another record to being a better person, more well-rounded, having friends, having a relationship with somebody."
- Trent Reznor
(Related: Life, Goals, Selling, Being, Friends)

"We as a people, as a state, and as a community, have too much promise, too much potential, and too much at stake to go any other way than forward. We are too strong in our hearts, too innovative in our minds, and too firm in our beliefs to retreat from our goals."
- Bill Richardson
(Related: People, Goals, Beliefs, Community, Potential, Promise, State)

"The fight for reform comes down to a simple goal: giving our citizens the confidence that government serves the people first and the people only."
- Bob Riley
(Related: Government, People, Confidence, Fight, First, Giving, Reform)

"My goals are to hit .300, score 100 runs, and stay injury-prone."
- Mickey Rivers
(Related: Goals, Injury)

"Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible."
- Tony Robbins
(Related: Goals, First)

"People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals - that is, goals that do not inspire them."
- Tony Robbins
(Related: People, Goals)

"Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully acheived has already defined his own limitations."
- Cavett Robert
(Related: Life, Goal, Limitations, Man)

"Any person who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved, has already defined his own limitations."
- Cavett Robert
(Related: Life, Goal, Limitations)

"I know that if the peace movement takes its message boldly to the Negro people a powerful force can be secured in pursuit of the greatest goal of all mankind. And the same is true of labor and the great democratic sections of our population."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: Peace, People, Goal, Force, Labor, Mankind, Population, Pursuit)

"Our goal, simply stated, is to be the best."
- James Harvey Robinson
(Related: Goal)

"If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it."
- John D. Rockefeller
(Related: Goal, Will)

"That's my only goal. Surround myself with funny people, and make sure everyone has a good time and works hard."
- Joe Rogan
(Related: Funny, Time, People, Goal)

"True education is concerned not only with practical goals but also with values. Our aims assure us of our material life, our values make possible our spiritual life."
- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
(Related: Education, Life, Goals, Values, Spiritual)

"Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Discipline, Goals, Accomplishment)

"Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Success, Progress, Goals)

"If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Work, Goals, Building, End, Will)

"The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Goal, Reason, Value, Will)

"Our goal is to leverage what is already out in the field in terms of partners, but then hire in project management capability and a bit of technical capability."
- Kevin Rollins
(Related: Goal, Management, Project)

"God created me to delight people with my goals."
- Romario
(Related: God, People, Goals, Delight)

"The goal of long-run economic growth without asset price bubbles is not only achievable, but is something we should expect if we put a sound regulatory framework in place and if policymakers remain vigilant."
- Christina Romer
(Related: Goal, Growth, Sound)

"Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
(Related: Happiness, Goal)

"The Constitution wanted artists to have control over their works because they knew it would create incentive to create more works. That is clearly still the goal."
- Hilary Rosen
(Related: Control, Goal, Artists, Constitution)

"We must be able to inspire. That's my goal in acting."
- Portia de Rossi
(Related: Goal, Acting)

"But if the vision is strong enough, and your goals are steady, and you believe, pretty soon you bring other people with you."
- Mike Rounds
(Related: People, Goals, Vision, Pretty)

"But I haven't met a player or a coach whose goal isn't to win the Super Bowl."
- Pete Rozelle
(Related: Goal, Coach)

"I don't know what makes someone hip. The goal is artist achievement and the best work we can do with no limitation."
- Rick Rubin
(Related: Work, Achievement, Goal, Artist)

"Amidst all the clutter, beyond all the obstacles, aside from all the static, are the goals set. Put your head down, do the best job possible, let the flak pass, and work towards those goals."
- Donald Rumsfeld
(Related: Work, Goals, Job, Obstacles)

"Congress, the press, and the bureaucracy too often focus on how much money or effort is spent, rather than whether the money or effort actually achieves the announced goal."
- Donald Rumsfeld
(Related: Money, Goal, Bureaucracy, Congress, Effort, Focus, Press)

"I regret what happened. I saw no other possibility to achieve my goal. It was not hooliganism."
- Mathias Rust
(Related: Goal, Possibility, Regret)

"We need affordable space travel to inspire our youth, to let them know that they can experience their dreams, can set significant goals and be in a position to lead all of us to future progress in exploration, discovery and fun. Thanks to the X Prize for the inspiration."
- Burt Rutan
(Related: Experience, Travel, Dreams, Inspiration, Progress, Goals, Discovery, Exploration, Fun, Future, Space, Youth)

"Our goal is to show that you can develop a robust, safe manned space program and do it at an extremely low cost."
- Burt Rutan
(Related: Goal, Space)

"Do we believe that the goal of government is to promote equal opportunity for all Americans to make the most of their lives? Or, do we now believe that government's role is to equalize the results of peoples lives?"
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Government, Opportunity, Goal, Americans, Now, Results)

"Mr. Speaker, the goal of stem cell research should be to help our fellow human beings. The debate on this issue has, unfortunately, moved into dangerous unethical territory when perfectly moral alternatives exist."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: Goal, Debate, Help, Research)

"At this stage, my chief professional goal is simply to keep on writing and making a living at it."
- Fred Saberhagen
(Related: Goal, Living, Writing)

"An athlete who tells you the training is always easy and always fun simply hasn't been there. Goals can be elusive which makes the difficult journey all the more rewarding."
- Alberto Salazar
(Related: Goals, Fun, Journey, Training)

"If you want to achieve a high goal, you're going to have to take some chances."
- Alberto Salazar
(Related: Goal, Want)

"One approaches the journey's end. But the end is a goal, not a catastrophe."
- George Sand
(Related: Goal, End, Journey)

"Initially I had intended to study medicine, but before going to University I had decided that I would be better suited to a career in which I could concentrate my activities and interests more on a single goal than appeared to be possible in my father's profession."
- Frederick Sanger
(Related: Father, Goal, Career, Medicine, Profession, Study, University)

"Our goal is not to crush the enemy at any price, but to make it realize that it is illegal to take up arms to overthrow a democratically elected government."
- Jose Eduardo Dos Santos
(Related: Government, Goal, Enemy)

"No matter how many goals you have achieved, you must set your sights on a higher one."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Goals)

"My current goal is to place a moratorium on goals."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Goal, Goals)

"My goal was to be a network correspondent by the time I was 30."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Time, Goal, Network)

"Kennedy had made a mess in Cuba at the Bay of Pigs. He had to do something to look good. The Apollo program of going to the Moon was quite a goal,."
- Wally Schirra
(Related: Goal, Moon)

"Putting women in military combat is the cutting edge of the feminist goal to force us into an androgynous society."
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: Society, Women, Goal, Force, Military)

"An artist is he for whom the goal and center of life is to form his mind."
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: Life, Goal, Artist, Mind)

"Usually if nobody hates a piece, nobody loves it, either; and a magazine which sets itself the goal of provoking thought is not doing its job if everybody agrees with what it does."
- Stanley Schmidt
(Related: Thought, Goal, Job)

"We want to change the way we help unemployed people find jobs. We want to be faster and more goal oriented."
- Gerhard Schroder
(Related: Change, People, Goal, Help, Jobs, Want)

"If I correctly understand the goal of American policy, one wishes Russia to be a partner."
- Gerhard Schroder
(Related: Policy, Goal, American, Russia, Wishes)

"Goals must never be from your ego, but problems that cry for a solution."
- Robert H. Schuller
(Related: Goals, Ego, Problems, Solution)

"Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive."
- Robert H. Schuller
(Related: Goals)

"Europe has always represented a major strategic opportunity to achieve our goal of creating and building an enduring global brand."
- Howard Schultz
(Related: Opportunity, Goal, Building, Europe)

"Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success."
- David Joseph Schwartz
(Related: Success, Goals)

"It is my goal to learn as much about the people I'm surrounded by. I am slowly widening who I am close with, and at the same time, growing further away from others."
- Josh Schwartz
(Related: Time, People, Goal)

"Make a Goal Box, a chart of positive daily contact with a family when you are working with them."
- Richard G. Scott
(Related: Family, Goal, Positive)

"Saddam is a familiar dictatorial aggressor, with traditional goals for his aggression."
- Brent Scowcroft
(Related: Goals, Aggression)

"The United States has the burden to lead for peace. And not just peace - we need peace with justice, a much harder goal."
- Jeff Sessions
(Related: Peace, Goal, Burden, Justice, states, United)

"The goal of this Nation, I so strongly believe, is to be a preeminent world power. We have to understand what comes with that: The responsibility to be strong."
- Jeff Sessions
(Related: Power, Goal, Nation, Responsibility, World)

"The goal is justice, not executions. We all want to make sure the process is fair and that the right person is punished. These recommendations are essential to that goal."
- William Sessions
(Related: Goal, Justice, Right, Want)

"In the meantime, I just have to create those realistic goals about the fact that I don't have a ton of options as an actor who's been on a science fiction show for 8 years."
- Michael Shanks
(Related: Science, Goals, Actor, Fact, Fiction, Options, Years)

"Football's not just about scoring goals - it's about winning."
- Alan Shearer
(Related: Goals, Winning, Football)

"My goal was to make first lieutenant. I never spent a lot of time worrying about what came after that."
- Hugh Shelton
(Related: Time, Goal, First)

"Scoring two goals at against Wembley against a Dutch team that was supposed to rip us apart and ripping them apart - it doesn't get any better than that."
- Teddy Sheringham
(Related: Goals)

"I played for 30 years, 20 with England and I did it by setting goals."
- Peter Shilton
(Related: Goals, England, Years)

"As a goalkeeper you need to be good at organising the people in front of you and motivating them. You need to see what's going on and react to the threats. Just like a good manager in business."
- Peter Shilton
(Related: Business, Manager, People)

"My goal is to break three hours in a marathon."
- Frank Shorter
(Related: Goal, Marathon)

"I don't think the Gallup Poll technique is going to be very helpful in determining the goals of our educational system."
- Sargent Shriver
(Related: Goals)

"The engineer, and more generally the designer, is concerned with how things ought to be - how they ought to be in order to attain goals, and to function."
- Herbert Simon
(Related: Goals, Order)

"The goal of re-importation is to provide American consumers with access to drugs at the world market price - not the inflated price now paid only by Americans."
- Michael K. Simpson
(Related: Goal, American, Americans, Drugs, Now, World)

"If we take care of the business and keep our eye on the goal line, the stock price will take care of itself."
- James Sinegal
(Related: Business, Goal, Care, Eye, Will)

"Life's up and downs provide windows of opportunity to determine your values and goals. Think of using all obstacles as stepping stones to build the life you want."
- Marsha Sinetar
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Goals, Values, Obstacles, Want, Windows)

"The goal of NIH research is to acquire new knowledge to help prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat disease and disability, from the rarest genetic disorder to the common cold."
- Ike Skelton
(Related: Knowledge, Goal, Disability, Disease, Disorder, Help, Research)

"The insurgents are Baathists and Sunnis in Iraq who have as their goal a separate and distinct one of toppling the government that is there and creating their own."
- Ike Skelton
(Related: Government, Goal, Iraq)

"Therefore, our fight must primarily be a political mass struggle with revolutionary goals."
- Joe Slovo
(Related: Goals, Fight, Struggle)

"Man has set for himself the goal of conquering the world but in the processes loses his soul."
- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
(Related: Soul, Goal, Man, World)

"The real goal should be reduced government spending, rather than balanced budgets achieved by ever rising tax rates to cover ever rising spending."
- Thomas Sowell
(Related: Government, Goal, Budgets, Tax)

"We want to obviously foster a relationship that we're a partner with states; that we all share the same goals of closing the achievement gap, just as the Congress does; and that we're practical and sophisticated enough to understand what they're talking about."
- Margaret Spellings
(Related: Achievement, Goals, Congress, states, Talking, Want)

"We need to build on the success of Social Security by developing bold and innovative ways for Americans to build wealth and save for retirement. I believe we can work together in a bipartisan manner to accomplish these goals."
- Debbie Stabenow
(Related: Success, Work, Goals, Wealth, Americans, Retirement, Security)

"If you want to accomplish something in the world, idealism is not enough - you need to choose a method that works to achieve the goal."
- Richard Stallman
(Related: Goal, Idealism, Want, World)

"At the bottom, the elimination of spyware and the preservation of privacy for the consumer are critical goals if the Internet is to remain safe and reliable and credible."
- Cliff Stearns
(Related: Goals, Internet, Privacy)

"I became alienated from this religious upbringing, and started making music. I wanted to be a big star. All those things I saw in the films and on the media took hold of me, and perhaps I thought this was my god: the goal of making money."
- Cat Stevens
(Related: Money, Music, Thought, Goal, Media, Religious)

"The goal of art was the vital expression of self."
- Alfred Stieglitz
(Related: Art, Goal, Expression, Self)

"My parents are both very funny but they're also relatively soft-spoken, normal human beings while I'm just a lunatic. I don't know where this loud, ballsy, hammy ridiculousness came from. I'm just glad I followed my goals and my parents did too. It's not like we even had a plan when I dragged my mom to Los Angeles."
- Emma Stone
(Related: Funny, Mom, Goals, Parents)

"All personal achievement starts in the mind of the individual. Your personal achievement starts in your mind. The first step is to know exactly what your problem, goal or desire is."
- W. Clement Stone
(Related: Achievement, Goal, Desire, First, Mind)

"No matter how carefully you plan your goals they will never be more that pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto."
- W. Clement Stone
(Related: Dreams, Goals, Will)

"My goal had been to win a championship, work toward the Hall of Fame, have my jersey retired by the team and I'd go in as a lifelong New York Giant, but I'm now resigned to the fact that this won't happen."
- Michael Strahan
(Related: Work, Goal, Fact, Fame, Now)

"I always have a lot of personal goals, but primarily my main goal each year is to obviously win a Super Bowl."
- Michael Strahan
(Related: Goal, Goals)

"The fact that we're in the playoffs doesn't mean anything to us, to be honest with you. Hopefully, we can accomplish our goal of going into the playoffs on a winning note."
- Michael Strahan
(Related: Goal, Winning, Fact)

"It's good to have a manager who shares your interests, or goals. You can presumably trust a husband. I don't know if it's the best way to work. I really shouldn't discuss this."
- Dorothy Stratten
(Related: Trust, Work, Manager, HusbGoals)

"I'm hoping that maybe everyone on the Olympic team thinks that I'm worthy to carry the flag. That's my next goal, to carry the flag during the opening ceremonies, if everyone chooses me."
- Picabo Street
(Related: Goal)

"The Jews are a race and not a religion. My goal was not to persecute the Jews but to enlighten Gentiles to put them on guard."
- Julius Streicher
(Related: Religion, Goal, Race)

"I am excited about this. We've got half of our goal. I'd love to see us get a little bit more than half our goal and not be so deeply into this thing going into Sunday, but I feel good about everything."
- Hal Sutton
(Related: Love, Goal)

"We all share a common goal - we want our children to succeed."
- Bob Taft
(Related: Goal, Children, Succeed, Want)

"If you take the creation of music and the creation of your own life values as your overall goal, then living becomes a musical process."
- Cecil Taylor
(Related: Life, Music, Goal, Values, Creation, Living)

"Now my main goal is my solo career, so I want to keep doing that."
- Paul Taylor
(Related: Goal, Career, Now, Want)

"This has resulted in more and more people becoming inner-directed and having as their only goal, getting as much as they can get out of the system and putting as little into it as possible."
- Robert Teeter
(Related: People, Goal)

"Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for afterwards? Better make the horizon your goal; it will always be ahead of you."
- William Makepeace Thackeray
(Related: Goal, Succeed, Will)

"The war we have to wage today has only one goal and that is to make the world safe for diversity."
- U. Thant
(Related: War, Goal, Diversity, Today, Wage, World)

"As a father, my first priority is to help my sons set and attain personal goals so they will develop self-confidence and individual strength. Engaging in regular fitness activities with my children helps me fulfill those responsibilities."
- Alan Thicke
(Related: Fitness, Father, Goals, Strength, Children, First, Help, Self, Sons, Will)

"Indeed - judicious, consistent parenting is a dream of mine. No judgements, learning space and listening carefully are my goals."
- Emma Thompson
(Related: Parenting, Dream, Goals, Learning, Listening, Space)

"We have some real political differences among us, but we all share the same goals: clean air and water, injury free workplaces, safe transportation systems, to name a few of the good things that can come from regulation."
- Fred Thompson
(Related: Injury, Name, Water)

"We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Success, Goal)

"What you get by achieving your goals is to as important as what you become by achieving your goals."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Goals)

"The debates of that great assembly are frequently vague and perplexed, seeming to be dragged rather than to march, to the intended goal. Something of this sort must, I think, always happen in public democratic assemblies."
- Alexis de Tocqueville
(Related: Goal, March, Public)

"I am a goal setter and I set more goals everyday. I keep lists of goals in my office to stay on track."
- Kiana Tom
(Related: Goal, Goals, Office)

"I have my parents to thank for that, they raised me to be active and play all sports. They taught me the importance of staying healthy, being focused and setting goals in whatever I do."
- Kiana Tom
(Related: Sports, Goals, Being, Importance, Parents, Play)

"My personal goals are to be happy, healthy and to be surrounded by loved ones."
- Kiana Tom
(Related: Goals)

"Too many athletes don't have the ability to set a goal and then carefully go towards it."
- Bill Toomey
(Related: Goal, Ability, Athletes)

"My goal as an actor has always been to reach a level where I can find a lot of interesting work, and I think I'm at that point now. The Oscar has given me a lot of recognition."
- Benicio Del Toro
(Related: Work, Goal, Actor, Now)

"I don't try to be a threat to MicroSoft, mainly because I don't really see MS as competition. Especially not Windows-the goals of Linux and Windows are simply so different."
- Linus Torvalds
(Related: Goals, Competition, Linux, Windows)

"It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it."
- Arnold J. Toynbee
(Related: Life, Goal)

"Could a government dare to set out with happiness as its goal? Now that there are accepted scientific proofs, it would be easy to audit the progress of national happiness annually, just as we monitor money and GDP."
- Polly Toynbee
(Related: Government, Happiness, Money, Progress, Goal, Now)

"All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose."
- Brian Tracy
(Related: Men, Women, Work, People, Successful, Goal, Purpose, Vision, Day, Future, Respect)

"Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor."
- Brian Tracy
(Related: Change, Control, Goals, Direction)

"If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals, then it's moving you away from your goals."
- Brian Tracy
(Related: Goals)

"If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings."
- Brian Tracy
(Related: Goal, Blessings, Children, Will)

"Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment, you perform better when your thoughts, feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance."
- Brian Tracy
(Related: Car, Feelings, Goals, Thoughts, Values, Balance, Emotions, Energy)

"People with clear, written goals, accomplish far more in a shorter period of time than people without them could ever imagine."
- Brian Tracy
(Related: Time, People, Goals)

"No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals."
- Brian Tracy
(Related: People, Successful, Goals)

"I just don't want to be rapping forever. I love it, but sometimes you got goals for yourself."
- Obie Trice
(Related: Love, Goals, Want)

"Lives have been altered in fundamental ways, and later, after they acquire a more complete understanding of what goals are actually attainable, many are left facing a lot of pain and frustration. And yet, there's no culture of complaint."
- Garry Trudeau
(Related: Goals, Complaint, Culture, Frustration, Pain, Understanding)

"The goal is to provide analytical tools that will last students a lifetime."
- Edward Tufte
(Related: Goal, Students, Tools, Will)

"What gets left out is the narrative between the bullets, which would tell us who's going to do what and how we're going to achieve the generic goals on the list."
- Edward Tufte
(Related: Goals)

"Passivity is fatal to us. Our goal is to make the enemy passive."
- Mao Tse Tung
(Related: Goal, Enemy)

"You should set goals beyond your reach so you always have something to live for."
- Ted Turner
(Related: Goals)

"If our air forces are never used, they have achieved their finest goal."
- Nathan F. Twining
(Related: Goal)

"The only thing I do is just pray for inspiration, for a way of thinking, because I don't have any particular goal in sight."
- Mike Tyson
(Related: Inspiration, Goal, Sight, Thinking)

"How do you go from where you are to where you wanna be? And I think you have to have an enthusiasm for life. You have to have a dream, a goal. And you have to be willing to work for it."
- Jim Valvano
(Related: Work, Life, Dream, Enthusiasm, Goal)

"Our goal has been to more effectively promote the value of publicly-supported research at our universities, both to the Congress and to the general public."
- Charles Vest
(Related: Goal, Congress, Public, Research, Value)

"When you are in the valley, keep your goal firmly in view and you will get the renewed energy to continue the climb."
- Denis Waitley
(Related: Goal, Energy, Will)

"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."
- Denis Waitley
(Related: Time, Manager, Goal, Goals)

"Goals provide the energy source that powers our lives. One of the best ways we can get the most from the energy we have is to focus it. That is what goals can do for us; concentrate our energy."
- Denis Waitley
(Related: Goals, Energy, Focus)

"Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now."
- Denis Waitley
(Related: Time, Goals, Future, Now, Past)

"What Fred Lebow went through was an inspiration for me. You have to set goals for yourself."
- Grete Waitz
(Related: Inspiration, Goals)

"It is no secret that those of us in the Northwest believe the Administration's proposal to drive up the cost of electricity in our region is not only misguided, but also will not achieve the intended goal of raising money for the treasury."
- Greg Walden
(Related: Money, Goal, Electricity, Will)

"The goal is to give people a free encyclopedia to every person in the world, in their own language. Not just in a 'free beer' kind of way, but also in the free speech kind of way."
- Jimmy Wales
(Related: People, Goal, Beer, Free speech, Language, World)

"Our firm conviction that ours is a just cause and that we must find a peaceful way to attain our goals gave us the strength and the awareness of the limits beyond which we must not go."
- Lech Walesa
(Related: Goals, Strength, Awareness, Cause, Conviction, Limits)

"Maybe the mistakes have looked worse because they led to goals."
- Ian Walker
(Related: Goals, Mistakes)

"Everyone agrees that our ultimate goal is to establish a free, open and democratic Iraqi government and bring our men and women in uniform home as soon as possible."
- James T. Walsh
(Related: Government, Home, Men, Women, Goal, Open)

"The IRA has abandoned its armed struggle in pursuit of its goals by political means. This must be fully acknowledged. Continued challenge does nothing but obstruct and inhibit the peace process."
- James T. Walsh
(Related: Peace, Goals, Challenge, Nothing, Pursuit, Struggle)

"With just about every player in Australia, his whole goal and ambition is to play for Australia. That's why they're playing first class cricket. It's just a different attitude."
- Shane Warne
(Related: Attitude, Goal, Ambition, Class, Cricket, First, Play)

"Chicago is one city. We shall work as one people for our common good and our common goals."
- Harold Washington
(Related: Work, People, Goals, Chicago)

"The most unrealistic thing I've ever read in comics is when some group of characters calls themselves the Brotherhood of Evil or the Masters of Evil. I don't believe any character believes their goals to be truly evil."
- Len Wein
(Related: Character, Goals, Brotherhood, Evil)

"Then as now, whatever disagreements over policies existed among Americans - and there were many such bitter policy disputes - the purposes and goals for which Americans fought were clearly understood."
- Allen Weinstein
(Related: Policy, Goals, Americans, Disagreements, Now)

"The kind of national goal we ought to be thinking about is way beyond national product - it is how do we as a nation help our children be the best kinds of people they could possibly be?"
- Paul Wellstone
(Related: People, Goal, Children, Help, Nation, Thinking)

"Education and democracy have the same goal: the fullest possible development of human capabilities."
- Paul Wellstone
(Related: Education, Development, Democracy)

"Radical Islamic fundamentalists harbor contempt for our democratic way of life and, given the opportunity, will stop at nothing to accomplish their goal of bringing our country to its knees."
- Paul Weyrich
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Goal, Contempt, Country, Nothing, Radical, Will)

"Our main goal is to serve people as quickly as possible. You need to have towers where people need coverage."
- Dan White
(Related: People, Goal)

"My goal is just to become a better comedian."
- Ron White
(Related: Goal)

"Given six months to live and being the fighter that I am, I set high goals for myself."
- Ryan White
(Related: Goals, Being, Months)

"'Tis the set of the sail that decides the goal, and not the storm of life."
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox
(Related: Life, Goal)

"I really believed that I was on the right track, but that did not mean that I would necessarily reach my goal."
- Andrew Wiles
(Related: Goal, Right)

"I am a firm believer that if you score one goal the other team have to score two to win."
- Howard Wilkinson
(Related: Goal)

"The dog and the rabbit are telling us not to chase unattainable material goals."
- Kit Williams
(Related: Goals)

"As soon as we find a cure, we will utilize any of the donations to go toward providing medication to those who can't afford it. That is my goal."
- Montel Williams
(Related: Goal, Cure, Will)

"We're going in really fresh. We're going to have fresh legs and bodies, we're going to be able to stay the distance, and that's our goal."
- Serena Williams
(Related: Goal)

"It is our goal to provide full public access to as many files as we possibly can."
- Shirley Williams
(Related: Goal, Public)

"A man has to have goals - for a day, for a lifetime - and that was mine, to have people say, 'There goes Ted Williams, the greatest hitter who ever lived.'"
- Ted Williams
(Related: People, Goals, Day, Man)

"The goal of spiritual practice is full recovery, and the only thing you need to recover from is a fractured sense of self."
- Marianne Williamson
(Related: Goal, Practice, Self, Sense, Spiritual)

"The leader is one who mobilizes others toward a goal shared by leaders and followers... Leaders, followers and goals make up the three equally necessary supports for leadership."
- Gary Wills
(Related: Leadership, Goal, Goals, Followers)

"Leadership - mobilization toward a common goal."
- Gary Wills
(Related: Leadership, Goal)

"The thing that contributes to anyone's reaching the goal he wants is simple wanting that goal badly enough."
- Charles E. Wilson
(Related: Goal)

"You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give."
- E. O. Wilson
(Related: Failure, Goal, Needs, Right, World)

"Especially with a comedy, you've got the clear cut goal of trying to make a scene funny. It's not like drama where you're trying to achieve some kind of emotion or trying to further the story along. You're trying to figure out what's the funniest way to do something."
- Luke Wilson
(Related: Funny, Goal, Comedy, Drama, Emotion, Trying)

"The web of life is a beautiful and meaningless dance. The web of life is a process with a moving goal. The web of life is a perfectly finished work of art right where I am sitting now."
- Robert Anton Wilson
(Related: Art, Life, Work, Dance, Goal, Now, Right)

"An Enlightened Master is ideal only if your goal is to become a Benighted Slave."
- Robert Anton Wilson
(Related: Goal)

"If you want to accomplish the goals of your life, you have to begin with the spirit."
- Oprah Winfrey
(Related: Life, Goals, Spirit, Want)

"Our ultimate goal is extensible programming (EP). By this, we mean the construction of hierarchies of modules, each module adding new functionality to the system."
- Niklaus Wirth
(Related: Goal, Programming)

"My goal is to make as many films as possible about different aspects of American life."
- Frederick Wiseman
(Related: Life, Goal, American)

"My goal is to just keep playing roles that are different from the roles I've played before."
- Alicia Witt
(Related: Goal)

"My goal wasn't to make a ton of money. It was to build good computers."
- Steve Wozniak
(Related: Computers, Money, Goal)

"We must move away from our dependency on fossil fuels, and I am glad that GM has invested over $1 billion in hydrogen fuel cells cars to meet this goal."
- Albert Wynn
(Related: Goal)

"Very few editors worry about heresy - their goals are much too commercial, thank goodness."
- Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
(Related: Goals, Editors, Goodness, Heresy, Worry)

"Al Qaeda operates by launching surprise attacks on civilian targets with the goal of massive casualties. Our only means for preventing future attacks, which could use WMDs, is by acquiring information that allows for pre-emptive action."
- John Yoo
(Related: Action, Goal, Future, Information)

"There is no finer sensations in life that which comes with victory over one's self. Go forward to a goal of inward achievement, brushing aside all your old internal enemies as you advance."
- Vash Young
(Related: Life, Achievement, Goal, Victory, Enemies, Old, Self, Sensations)

"You can't climb up to the second floor without a ladder. When you set your aim too high and don't fulfill it, then your enthusiasm turns to bitterness. Try for a goal that's reasonable, and then gradually raise it."
- Emil Zatopek
(Related: Enthusiasm, Goal, Bitterness)

"It's the first time it's happened to me and maybe the last. It's a strange sensation, not normal for me. I can't remember scoring three goals, even when I was a kid."
- Zinedine Zidane
(Related: Time, Goals, First)

"But it is only through constant, faithful endeavor by the girl herself that the goal eventually is reached."
- Florenz Ziegfeld
(Related: Goal)

"If you want to reach a goal, you must "see the reaching" in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal."
- Zig Ziglar
(Related: Goal, Mind, Want)

"A goal properly set is halfway reached."
- Zig Ziglar
(Related: Goal)