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It is necessary to try to surpass one's self always; this occupation ought to last as long as life.

Author: Queen Christina (1626-1689)

Profession: Queen of Sweden

Let us watch well our beginnings, and results will manage themselves.

Author: Alexander Clark


The first essentials, of course, is to know what you want.

Author: Robert Collier

Profession: American Writer, Publisher

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.

Author: Robert A. Cook


Your goal should be out of reach but not out of sight.

Author: Anita DeFrantz

Profession: American Lawyer, Olympic Rower

We're all pilgrims on the same journey-but some pilgrims have better road maps.

Author: Nelson Demille


Without some goals and some efforts to reach it, no man can live.

Author: John Dewey (1859-1952)

Profession: American Philosopher, Educator

If I've got correct goals, and if I keep pursuing them the best way I know how, everything else falls into line. If I do the right thing right, I'm going to succeed.

Author: Dan Dierdorf

Profession: American Football Player

Without goals, and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has set sail with no destination.

Author: Fitzhugh Dodson


Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.

Author: Fyodor Dostoevski (1821-1881)

Profession: Russian Novelist

Objectives are not fate; they are direction. They are not commands; they are commitments. They do not determine the future; they are means to mobilize the resources and energies of the business for the making of the future.

Author: Peter F. Drucker (1909)

Profession: American Management Consultant, Author

If one were to take that goal out of out of its religious form and look merely at its purely human side, one might state it perhaps thus: free and responsible development of the individual, so that he may place his powers freely and gladly in the service of all mankind.

Author: Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Profession: German-born American Physicist

It is a very high goal which, with our weak powers, we can reach only very inadequately, but which gives a sure foundation to our aspirations and valuations.

Author: Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Profession: German-born American Physicist

We aim above the mark to hit the mark.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Those who cannot tell what they desire or expect, still sigh and struggle with indefinite thoughts and vast wishes.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist