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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.
You know, everybody has setbacks in their life, and everybody falls short of whatever goals they might set for themselves. That's part of living and coming to terms with who you are as a person.
Naturally, when one makes progressive steps, there may be some who see it as a betrayal of their goals and interests.
People with clear, written goals, accomplish far more in a shorter period of time than people without them could ever imagine.
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
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.
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.
No matter how carefully you plan your goals they will never be more than pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto.
W. Clement Stone
One of my goals upon becoming Secretary of State was to take diplomacy out of capitals, out of government offices, into the media, into the streets of countries.
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.
One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.
Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.
Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
Goals must never be from your ego, but problems that cry for a solution.
Robert H. Schuller
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.
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.
Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals.
If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals, then it's moving you away from your goals.
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.
The inherent purpose of American government is let people seek their own goals and to encourage them to be responsible on the various adventures they have on their way to those goals, good, bad, and otherwise.
P. J. O'Rourke
Goals help you channel your energy into action.
There's no doubt that the Christian right has gone to bed with the more conservative elements of the Republican Party. And there's been a melding in their goals when it comes to the separation of church and state. I've always believed in the separation of church and state.
As a professional athlete a lot is going to be said about you - but I just try to move forward and try to achieve my goals.
Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.
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.
Abortion and racism are evil twins, born of the same lie. Where racism now hides its face in public, abortion is accomplishing the goals of which racism only once dreamed. Together, abortionists are destroying humanity at large and the black community in particular.
Your goals, minus your doubts, equal your reality.
In between goals is a thing called life, that has to be lived and enjoyed.
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