Goal quotes

  • My goal has been to encourage jointness, to push people to think of affiliations rather than to operate as solo entrepreneurs.
    -- A. Bartlett Giamatti

    #Thinking #People #Goal

  • My goal? To test out every diet and exercise regimen on planet earth and figure out which work best. I sweated, I cooked, I learned to pole dance. In the end, I lost weight, lowered my cholesterol and doubled my energy level. I feel better than I ever have.
    -- A. J. Jacobs

    #Exercise #Feel Better #Goal

  • We're enamored with the concept that there's always a price. But sometimes, your goal is to build a great company, not sell it.
    -- Aaron Levie

    #Goal #Sometimes #Great Company

  • I've got the 30 drive right now. You turn 30, I don't know, life is exciting again; thirties is when you've got it all figured out. You start reaching some of your goals, and achieving some great things.
    -- Aaron Rodgers

    #Goal #Life Is #Achieve

  • Getting adjusted regularly is part of my goal to win in life and on the field.
    -- Aaron Rodgers

    #Winning #Goal #Fields

  • The end goal is to get everybody chipped, to control the whole society, to have the bankers and the elite people control the world.
    -- Aaron Russo

    #People #Goal #Bankers

  • I've never scored a goal in my life without getting a pass from someone else.
    -- Abby Wambach


  • I don't care who scores the goals, I'm going to leave my human beingness on the field!
    -- Abby Wambach

    #Goal #Care #Fields

  • No I or individual is better than the team. I've scored no goals just on my own. Every goal I've ever scored has been because of someone else on my team, their excellence, their bravery. And I'm kind of the end product of a collection of a really good vibe, and feeling, and creativity on the field.
    -- Abby Wambach

    #Team #Creativity #Goal

  • India must achieve the real goal?that is energy independence or an economy which will function well within total freedom from oil, gas or coal imports.
    -- Abdul Kalam

    #Real #Oil #Goal

  • To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal
    -- Abdul Kalam

    #Goal #Succeed #Devotion

  • This is my belief: that through difficulties and problems God gives us the opportunity to grow. So when your hopes and dreams and goals are dashed, search among the wreckage, you may find a golden opportunity hidden in the ruins''.
    -- Abdul Kalam

    #Dream #Opportunity #Goal

  • I demand pretty aggressive goal setting and a commitment to measured progress towards those goals because I don't like surprises. I don't even like good surprises.
    -- Abigail Johnson

    #Commitment #Goal #Progress

  • It's all about how can you take care of yourself when furthering your life's goals and ambitions, and purpose and whatever you choose - family, career - to maintain a really balanced, whole, healthy outlook.
    -- Abigail Spencer

    #Ambition #Careers #Goal

  • There is a realm of time where the goal is not to have but to be, not to own but to give, not to control but to share, not to subdue but to be in accord. Life goes wrong when the control of space, the acquisition of things of space, becomes our sole concern.
    -- Abraham Joshua Heschel

    #Space #Giving #Goal

  • The higher goal of spiritual living is not to amass a wealth of information, but to face sacred moments.
    -- Abraham Joshua Heschel

    #Spiritual #Healing #Goal

  • One of the goals of education should be to teach that life is precious.
    -- Abraham Maslow

    #Goal #Life Is Precious #Should

  • When we free ourselves from the constraints of ordinary goals and uninformed scoffers we will find ourselves roaring off the face of the earth.
    -- Abraham Maslow

    #Goal #Ordinary #Roaring

  • The goal of a great democracy should be fulfillment, not ease. It should be adequacy, not serenity.
    -- Abram L. Sachar

    #Goal #Serenity #Democracy

  • We never had planned to hijack a ship. We never thought of any war plans outside the Palestinian lands. We wished that the program had not failed and then the warriors could have achieved their goals.
    -- Abu Abbas

    #War #Land #Goal

  • The purpose of armed struggle is not simply to kill ... its purpose is to reach a political goal,
    -- Abu Abbas

    #Struggle #Goal #Political

  • Pitbull is great with brands. Endorsements with hip-hop artists work because hip-hop artists typically set the most trends... It's every brand's goal to be seen in the mainstream, and hip-hop music has become mainstream music.
    -- Adam Kluger

    #Artist #Goal #Hip Hop

  • My main goal as an actor, with my craft or whatever poncy way you want to say it, is to always take the audience with me. To make them feel for me, or to make them hate me, I want a reaction. I want their emotions. The worst reaction someone can have is, "eh."
    -- Adelaide Kane

    #Hate #Goal #Actors

  • From a clear knowledge of the Bhagavad-gita all the goals of human existence become fulfilled. Bhagavad-gita is the manifest quintessence of all the teachings of the Vedic scriptures.
    -- Adi Shankara

    #Teaching #Goal #Gita

  • The goal of female education must invariably be the future mother.
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #Mother #Goal #Female

  • The goal is not to turn kids into your kind of adult, but rather better adults than you have been.
    -- Adora Svitak

    #Kids #Goal #Adults

  • Corporate governance is concerned with holding the balance between economic and social goals and between individual and communal goals. The governance framework is there to encourage the efficient use of resources and equally to require accountability for the stewardship of those resources. The aim is to align as nearly as possible the interests of individuals, corporations and society.
    -- Adrian Cadbury

    #Goal #Accountability #Balance

  • True meditation has no direction or goal. It is pure wordless surrender, pure silent prayer.
    -- Adyashanti

    #Prayer #Goal #Meditation

  • We can, following the exemple of Kant, consider the moral development and improvement of men, as the supreme goal of human evolution.
    -- African Spir

    #Men #Goal #Moral

  • We must not rest until right livelihood is within reach of every human being upon this earth we love and cherish. We all have a role to play in achieving this goal.
    -- Agnivesh

    #Play #Goal #Achievement

  • Whether we like it or not, the ultimate goal of every science is to become trivial, to become a well-controlled apparatus for the solution of schoolbook exercises or for practical application in the construction of engines.
    -- Aharon Katzir

    #Exercise #Goal #Construction

  • Nothing really worth having is easy to get. The hard-fought battles, the goals won with sacrifice, are the ones that matter.
    -- Aisha Tyler

    #Sacrifice #Goal #Battle

  • The goal lies away from the sensual world. It is not a rejection of the sensual world, but understanding it so well that we no longer seek it as an end in itself. We no longer expect the sensory world to satisfy us. We no longer demand that sensory consciousness be anything other than an existing condition that we can use skillfully according to time and place.
    -- Ajahn Sumedho

    #Lying #Goal #Rejection

  • Philosophy is an attempt by man to find cause and effect. Religion has the same goal
    -- Al Goldstein

    #Philosophy #Men #Goal

  • ...it ought to be possible to establish a coordinated global program to accomplish the strategic goal of completely eliminating the internal combustion engine over, say, a twenty-five-year period.
    -- Al Gore

    #Years #Goal #Twenties

  • The UK is one of the only nations on earth that has actually met and even exceeded its goals under the Kyoto Protocol.
    -- Al Gore

    #Kyoto #Goal #Earth

  • 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

    #Team #Player #Goal

  • Life seems to be a process of replacing one anxiety with another and substituting one desire for another--which is not to say that we should never strive to overcome any of our anxieties or fulfil any of our desires, but rather to suggest that we should perhaps build into our strivings an awareness of the way our goals promise us a respite and a resolution that they cannot, by definition, deliver.
    -- Alain de Botton

    #Goal #Anxiety #Promise

  • We know we must address climate change. We may not have sorted out every detail, but we are willing to take a leadership position and embrace open dialogue...that will get us all to our common goals of protecting our world for future generations,
    -- Alain J. P. Belda

    #Our World #Goal #Addresses

  • We set ourselves limits, but we are all strong enough to aim higher, to achieve our goals. All we have to do is find such strength within ourselves. Know how to develop it.
    -- Alain Robert

    #Strong #Goal #Limits

  • When a planner speaks of implementing goals rationally, he implies that it is possible to demonstrate logically and experimentally the relationship between the proposed means and the ends they are intended to further.
    -- Alan A. Altshuler

    #Mean #Goal #Planning

  • I support public and private partnerships whenever appropriate in order to achieve our goal of a prosperous and vibrant downtown.
    -- Alan Autry

    #Order #Goal #Support

  • In their last four Blackburn have lost 3-0, 3-1, 5-3 and 3-2. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to work out that's 12 goals conceded
    -- Alan Brazil

    #Work Out #Goal #Four

  • We didn't look like scoring, although we looked like we were going to get a goal.
    -- Alan Buckley

    #Football #Goal #Looks

  • I claim my heart's desire, and I choose my direction. I will attain my chosen goal.
    -- Alan Cohen

    #Heart #Goal #Desire

  • You don't score 64 goals in 86 games at the highest level without being able to score goals.
    -- Alan Green

    #Games #Goal #Levels

  • Review your goals twice every day in order to be focused on achieving them. “Focus on your potential instead of your limitations.
    -- Alan Loy McGinnis

    #Order #Goal #Focus

  • And Ritchie has now scored 11 goals, exactly double the number he scored last season
    -- Alan Parry

    #Soccer #Numbers #Goal

  • Enlightenment is the Goal - Love is the Game - Taking steps are the rules!
    -- Alan Rufus

    #Love Is #Games #Goal

  • As a kid I always wanted to be a centre-forward. I wanted the buzz and thrill of scoring goals from an early age.
    -- Alan Shearer

    #Kids #Goal #Age

  • I have always said that the best feeling in the world is scoring a goal. Don't tell my missus that, but it is. When that ball hits the back of the net, it is fantastic.
    -- Alan Shearer

    #Goal #Feelings #Balls

  • Paradoxical as it may seem, the purposeful life has no content, no point. It hurries on and on, and misses everything. Not hurrying, the purposeless life misses nothing, for it is only when there is no goal and no rush that the human senses are fully open to receive the world.
    -- Alan Watts

    #Goal #Missing #World

  • I don't think the goal is, 'How big a star did you ever become?' I think the goal is, 'Were you able to express yourself?'
    -- Albert Brooks

    #Stars #Thinking #Goal

  • The whole world is tense. Everybody gets the international news. Theres been no American comedy at all that even remotely addresses the subject in any way. My goal isnt to solve the worlds problems. My character wasnt even able to do his assignment. But the premise of wanting to find out about somebody -- other than the stuff that the CIA will tell you -- theres no hope unless we do that.
    -- Albert Brooks

    #Character #Goal #News

  • I was originally supposed to become an engineer but the thought of having to expend my creative energy on things that make practical everyday life even more refined, with a loathsome capital gain as the goal, was unbearable to me.
    -- Albert Einstein

    #Goal #Creative #Everyday

  • One should not pursue goals that are easily achieved. One must develop an instinct for what one can just barely achieve through one’s greatest efforts.
    -- Albert Einstein

    #Memorable #Goal #Effort

  • The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with the joy of living are goodness, beauty, and truth. To make a goal of comfort or happiness has never appealed to me; a system of ethics built on this basis would be sufficient only for a herd of cattle.
    -- Albert Einstein

    #Goal #Joy #Comfort

  • I am convinced there is only one way to eliminate these grave evils, namely through the establishment of a socialist economy, accompanied by an educational system which would be oriented toward social goals.
    -- Albert Einstein

    #Educational #Evil #Goal

  • The American lives even more for his goals, for the future, than the European. Life for him is always becoming, never being.
    -- Albert Einstein

    #Life And Love #Goal #Becoming

  • The goal of all life is to have a ball.
    -- Albert Ellis

    #Goal #Balls #Life Is

  • Happiness is experienced largely in striving towards a goal, not in having attained things, because our nature is always to want to go on to the next endeavor.
    -- Albert Ellis

    #Goal #Goes On #Want

  • Spirit and soul is horseshit of the worst sort. Obviously there are no fairies, no Santa Clauses, no spirits. What there is, is human goals and purposes as noted by sane existentialists. But a lot of transcendentalists are utter screwballs.
    -- Albert Ellis

    #Goal #Soul #Purpose

  • if we look upon awaking as an end or a goal to be accomplished, we deny the truth of presence.
    -- Albert Low

    #Truth #Goal #Looks

  • 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

    #Moving #Cells #Goal

  • If you want to achieve a high goal, you're going to have to take some chances.
    -- Alberto Salazar

    #Courage #Goal #Want

  • The dreams you craft at the level of your soul are very different from goals, which are tangible, measurable and set the future.
    -- Alberto Villoldo

    #Dream #Goal #Soul

  • 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

    #Israel #Goal #Soldier

  • Our goal is to discover that we have always been where we ought to be
    -- Aldous Huxley


  • The goal in life is to discover that you’ve always been where you were supposed to be.
    -- Aldous Huxley

    #Goal #Life Is #Life Goal

  • To be enlightened is to be aware, always, of total reality in its immanent otherness - to be aware of it and yet remain in a condition to survive as an animal. Our goal is to discover that we have always been where we ought to be. Unhappily we make the task exceedingly difficult for ourselves.
    -- Aldous Huxley

    #Animal #Reality #Goal

  • I believe in mysticism, with an interior goal, and you are your own temple and your own priest.
    -- Alejandro Jodorowsky

    #Believe #Goal #Temples

  • The privilege of a middle-class, stable, bourgeois life is that you can pretend that you are not complicated and project yourself as a solid, uncomplicated person, with refined life goals and achievements.
    -- Aleksandar Hemon

    #Class #Goal #Achievement

  • Man has set for himself the goal of conquering the world but in the processes loses his soul.
    -- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

    #Men #Goal #Soul

  • The Communists have for decades loudly proclaimed their goal of destroying the bourgeois world, while the West merely smiled at what seemed to be an extravagant joke.
    -- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

    #War #Goal #World

  • Had I found the back of the net it would have been a double satisfaction but I've scored many goals and the important thing was for me to play well.
    -- Alessandro Del Piero

    #Play #Goal #Important

  • I have nothing but praise for the boy. He is easily the best player in the world. His contribution as a goal threat is unbelievable. His stats are incredible. Strikes at goal, attempts on goal, raids into the penalty box, headers. It is all there. Absolutely astounding.
    -- Alex Ferguson

    #Boys #Player #Goal

  • I bet him he wouldn't get 15 league goals and I'm going to have to change my bet with him. If he gets to 15 I can change it and I am allowed to do that because I'm the manager. I'm going to make it 150 now!
    -- Alex Ferguson

    #Inspirational #Goal #League

  • You are not going to be happy if you lose to a goal in the last minute. It is difficult to take and difficult to get out of your mind.
    -- Alex Ferguson

    #Goal #Mind #Lasts

  • You only get a second to score a goal in football. In Wolves' case it was 20 seconds
    -- Alex McLeish

    #Football #Goal #Cases

  • I think a goal is a goal and not all my goals are pretty.
    -- Alex Morgan

    #Thinking #Goal

  • The goal of a successful trader is to make the best trades. Money is secondary.
    -- Alexander Elder

    #Successful #Goal #Traders

  • The achievement of one goal should be the starting point of another.
    -- Alexander Graham Bell

    #Goal #Achievement #Should

  • 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

    #Goal #Insane #Generations

  • The ego exists as a powerful force in Western man that cannot be dismissed or denied. The therapeutic goal is to integrate the ego with the body and its striving for pleasure and sexual fulfilment.
    -- Alexander Lowen

    #Powerful #Men #Goal

  • Nobody ever tells me to give them a pass or anything. My job is to score goals, and if I don't shoot the puck, I can't score goals.
    -- Alexander Ovechkin

    #Jobs #Giving #Goal

  • So man, who here seems principal alone, Perhaps acts second to some sphere unknown Touches some wheel, or verges to some goal; 'Tis but a part we see, and not a whole.
    -- Alexander Pope

    #Men #Goal #Wheels

  • I've always seen my campaigns against corruption as political work of a purer form than what opposition leaders usually do. All they do is hold roundtables and release political statements, which is all well and good. But there are concrete things that need to get done in order to achieve the basic goal of every opposition politician.
    -- Alexei Navalny

    #Order #Goal #Leader

  • Strip away all the assumptions about what competition is supposed to do, all the claims in its behalf that we accept and repeat reflexively. What you have left is the essence of the concept: mutually exclusive goal attainment (MEGA). One person succeeds only if another does not. From this uncluttered perspective, it seems clear right away that something is drastically wrong with such an arrangement. How can we do our best when we are spending our energies trying to make others lose--and fearing that they will make us lose?
    -- Alfie Kohn

    #Essence #Goal #Perspective

  • 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

    #Goal #Understanding #Soul

  • The goal of the human soul is conquest, perfection, security, superiority.
    -- Alfred Adler

    #Goal #Perfection #Soul

  • The style of life is a unity because it has grown out of the difficulties of early life and out of the striving for a goal.
    -- Alfred Adler

    #Goal #Unity #Style

  • The striving for significance, this sense of yearning, always points out to us that all psychological phenomena contain a movement that starts from a feeling of inferiority and reach upward. The theory of Individual Psychology of psychological compensation states that the stronger the feeling of inferiority, the higher the goal for personal power.
    -- Alfred Adler

    #Goal #Feelings #Psychology

  • 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 Armand Montapert

    #Goal #Mind #Cost

  • If you have no goals you will be bored: you will be unhappy because you are empty.
    -- Alfred Armand Montapert

    #Goal #Bored #Unhappy

  • Reputations do not win matches and trophies, only goals can do that
    -- Alfredo Di Stefano

    #Winning #Goal #Trophies

  • A little soul scarce fledged for earth Takes wing with heaven again for goal, Even while we hailed as fresh from birth A little soul.
    -- Algernon Charles Swinburne

    #Wings #Goal #Heaven

  • We allow each other to pursue our goals. I wouldn't want to be married to someone who was not happy with what they were doing with their life and Bono wouldn't either.
    -- Ali Hewson

    #Goal #Want #Married

  • I needed targets, different things to go for on a daily basis—a distance on the treadmill or a weight goal. Without them, I wasn't celebrating myself enough, and I got really good at beating myself up.
    -- Ali Vincent

    #Distance #Goal #Different

  • Making excuses is not going to get me any closer to my goals.
    -- Ali Vincent

    #Health #Goal #Excuse

  • Resistance is never the agent of change. You have to embrace the actions that are going to get you closer to your goal.
    -- Ali Vincent

    #Goal #Agents #Resistance