I’m totally that mom who likes to whip out a quote or saying when I’m trying to teach my kids a lesson. Goal setting quotes or sayings help me get pumped when I’m making a vision board, or setting intentions for my week. Sometimes, all we need is a little inspiration for setting goals, or to keep us going. Hashing out what our overall goals is one thing, then following through with them is even tougher. Often, all it takes is a little push or encouragement in the right direction and we’re up and running again.
If you’re in need of a little “pick me up” as far as setting or following through with goals is concerned, these quotes for achieving goals will do the trick. I’m a visual person, so we’ve turned some of these goal achieving quotes into images. You can show these to your kids when you’re talking to them about setting goals. Or use them for yourself. Feel free to download and print them for your vision boards, or little reminders around your home, so at random moments you’ll see some cool quotes for achieving your goals.
So scroll on, and hopefully you’ll find something that’ll give you the boost you need.
Goal Setting Quotes to Get You Inspired
“If you aim for nothing, you’ll hit it every time.”– Unknown
“In between goals is a thing called life, that has to be lived and enjoyed.”– Sid Caeser
“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
“People with goals succeed because they know where they’re going.”– Earl Nightingale
“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.”– Tony Robbins
“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.”– Steve Jobs
“If a goal is worth having, it’s worth blocking out the time in your day-to-day life necessary to achieve it.”– Jill Koenig
“Your goal should be just out of reach, but not out of sight.”– Denis Waitley and Remi Witt
“One part at a time, one day at a time, we can accomplish any goal we set for ourselves.”– Karen Casey
“It must be borne in mind that the tragedy of life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goals to reach.”– Benjamin E. Mays
“If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy and inspires your hopes.”– Andrew Carnegie
“Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream, precedes the goal.”– Rabindranath Tagore
“The greater danger for most of us isn’t that our aim is too high and miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.”– Michelangelo
“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.”– Jim Rohn
Quotes for Achieving Goals
“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.”– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“A goal properly set is halfway reached.”– Zig Ziglar
“If the plan doesn’t work, change the plan, but never the goal.”– Unknown
“There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.”– Mario Cuomo
“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”– John D. Rockefeller
“Dreams don’t work unless you do.”– Unknown
“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.”– Henry David Thoreau
“A good goal is like a strenuous exercise — it makes you stretch.”– Mary Kay Ash
“The great glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live with purpose.”– Michel de Montaigne
“You can always find a solution if you try hard enough.”– Lori Greiner
“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.”– Edmund Hillary
“In all things that you do, consider the end.”– Solon
“Winners are losers who got up and gave it one more try.”– Dennis DeYoung
“The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.”– Bill Copeland
“Decide whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying.”– Amelia Earhart
If you’re hungry for more and just can’t get enough of these, one of the books I bought last year and LOVE is called 365 Days of Wonder: A Quote for Every Day of the Year about Courage, Friendship, Love and Kindness.
Which is your favorite quote? Do you have a favorite quote I should add to the list? Let me know in the comments!