Thursday, December 13, 2007


"Aim for success not perfection... Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make you a far happier and more productive person." - Dr. David Burns

"The secret to productive goal setting is in establishing clearly defined goals, writing them down and then focusing on them several times a day with words, pictures and emotions as if we've already achieved them." - Denis Waitley

"Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Work as though you would live forever, and live as though you would die today" - Og Mandino

"You don't have to be a fantastic hero to do certain things - to compete. You can be just an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals" - Edmund Hillary

"Goals are dreams with deadlines" - Diana Scharf Hunt

"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

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

"You have to set goals that are almost out of reach. If you set a goal that is attainable without much work or thought, you are stuck with something below your true talent and potential." - Steve Garvey

"You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals." - Booker T. Washington

"It’s always fun to do the impossible." - Walt Disney

"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 Regan

"Goals. There's not telling what you can do when you get inspired by them. There's no telling what you can do when you believe in them. There's no telling what will happen when you act upon them." - Jim Rohn

"Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life." - Les Brown

"Big goals get big results. No goals get no results or somebody else's results." - Mark Victor Hansen

"Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning; they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life." - Harvey Mackay

"Emptiness is a symptom that you are not living creatively. You either have not goal that is important enough to you, or you are not using your talents and efforts in a striving toward an important goal." - Maxwell Maltz

"Remember, what you get by reaching your destination isn't nearly as important as what you become by reaching your goals -- what you will become is the winner you were born to be!" - Zig Ziglar

"If you aim at nothing, you'll hit it every time." – Anonymous

"All you have to do is know where you're going. The answers will come to you of their own accord." - Earl Nightingale