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Quotes about goals and dreams: 75 motivating phrases for every day

Goals and dreams are similar to what inspire us - they become an incentive not to sit still, to move forward. In our article, we have quoted famous people about goals and dreams. We are sure that the philosophy of their life will delight and motivate.


50 Motivational Quotes to Achieve Your Goal

The people whose words we quote below knew exactly what it was like to make mistakes and not give up. They may have a controversial reputation, ambiguous views on life - in general, it is not necessary to equal them in everything.But to benefit from their vast experience is still worth a try. 

1. "In order to reach the goal, you must first of all go." Honore de Balzac, writer.

2. “Don't delay. If you delay, you will not reach your goal. He who waits cannot succeed." Sri Chinmoy, public figure.

3. "Give a man a purpose worth living for, and he can survive in any situation." Johann Goethe, writer.

4. “A person is able to do incredible things if he has the imagination, determination and desire to achieve the goal. The level of self-confidence is the most powerful stimulus.” Nirmal Purja, mountaineer.

5. “The goal cannot be achieved until a person casts aside fear and takes off.” Richard Branson, businessman.

6. “You are not in control of what happens to you, but you are in control of your attitude to what is happening. It determines who controls whom - the events of you or you these very events. Brian Tracy, writer.

7. "Whoever you are, be better." Abraham Lincoln, politician.

8. “Failure is the spice that gives success its flavor.” Truman Capote, playwright.

9. “Setting goals is the first step in turning dreams into reality.” Tony Robbins, writer

10. “You learn the fastest in three cases - before the age of 7, at trainings, and when life has driven you into a corner.”Stephen Covey, businessman.

11. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to just wait.” Henry David Thoreau, writer.

12. “A successful person has a habit of regularly doing what unsuccessful people are so afraid of.” Albert Grey, politician.

13. “Only actions change something. There are no actions, everything remains the same. Les Brown, motivational speaker.

14. “Our goals are our dreams, which we turn into plans, and then, through our own actions, into the reality of our lives.” Zig Ziglar, writer, marketer.

15. “The best way to start doing is to stop talking and start doing.” Walt Disney, animator.

16. “The difference between success and failure is not ability or a unique idea, but the courage to bet on your ideas, take calculated risks, and act.” AndrĂ© Malraux, culturologist.

17.“If you really want to do something, then you will find a solution. If you don't really want something, you'll find an excuse.". Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism.

18. "Never, ever let others convince you that something is difficult or impossible." Douglas Badler, military.

19. “Achievement starts with the decision to try.” Grace Hopper, scientist, inventor.

20. "As long as you have a try, you haven't lost!" Sergei Bubka, athlete.

21. "We are born to be persistent, for only through perseverance do we know who we really are." Tobias Wolf, memoirist.

22. "To win, you have to believe you're worth it." Mike Ditka, footballer

23. "The world is changed by those who are crazy enough to believe that they are capable of it." Rob Siltanen, businessman.

24. “When you start living with a purpose, everything instantly falls into place. Living with a purpose means doing what you love, what you are good at, and what you consider important for yourself. Jack Canfield, writer.

25. “You need to set yourself a specific goal in life ... Of course, you need to have enough common sense to set yourself tasks according to your strength.” Nikolai Ostrovsky, playwright.

26. "To the extent that a person spends himself for a great goal, to the same extent he finds in his work the highest happiness." Booker Washington T, politician.

27. “Life is boring without a moral goal, it’s not worth living just to eat, the worker knows this too - therefore, a moral occupation is necessary for life.” Fyodor Dostoevsky, writer.

28.“A mind without purpose is lost; to be everywhere is to be nowhere.Michel de Montaigne, writer.

29. "We must set ourselves tasks above our strength." Boris Pasternak, writer.

30. “To be a true champion, you have to believe in yourself when no one else does.” Sugar Ray Robinson, boxer.

31. “A person with a clear goal will advance even on the most difficult road. A man without any purpose will not advance even on the smoothest road. Thomas Carlyle, writer.

32. “If you don’t have a purpose in life, then you will work for someone who has one.” Leonardo DiCaprio, actor.

33. "He who does not have a goal does not find joy in any occupation." Giacomo Leopardi, poet and thinker.

34. “If you want to lead a happy life, you must be attached to a goal, not to people or things.” Albert Einstein, theoretical physicist.

35. "People should be valued according to the goals that they set for themselves." Nikolai Miklukho-Maclay, ethnographer.

36.“Set a goal every day to do something that you don’t like. This golden rule will help you to do your duty without disgust.” Mark Twain, writer.

37. “Be honest with yourself and with people, always do everything on time, never give up, go to your goals, even if everything is bad.” Steve Jobs, businessman, designer.

38. “I have achieved everything that I have now because I worked hard. Nothing just happens. You have to be completely dedicated to the goal, and of course you need a bit of luck.” Cristiano Ronaldo, football player.

39.  “The goal does not have to be achieved. Sometimes it's just a direction to move on." Bruce Lee, actor.

40 . “What is self love? It is to determine the purpose of life and find a job for yourself.” Louise Hay, writer, psychologist.

41. “To be successful, you have to be selfish. Otherwise you won't achieve anything. Once you get to the top of your goal, become selfless. Stay in contact with others, do not put yourself above others. Michael Jordan, basketball player.

42. “I am a planning person. I always imagine a goal and go to it. I'm sure if you work hard, you will get a lot. You just can't fail." Margot Robbie, actress

43. “The ability to say no to temptation means, in fact, the ability to say yes to what you believe in, your main goals.” Chuck Norris, actor.

44. “It’s better to go to the goal at the speed of a turtle than to come up with excuses at the speed of light why you stand still.” Bodo Schaefer, financial expert.

45. “I came to America when I was 16 years old. Then I brought all my ambitions, and there were a lot of them. And I still consider myself ambitious: I constantly set new goals and achieve them.” Rihanna, singer

46."The goal is a journey through time. "Karl Jaspers, psychologist.

47. “I owe my success in business primarily to my ability to focus on long-term goals, not succumbing to the temptation to solve momentary problems.” Bill Gates, businessman.

48. “It is necessary to monitor the actions of other companies in the market. It is very important not to lock yourself in your own world. However, the goal of monitoring competitors should not be to copy, but to get food for inspiration. That way you can add something unique to your events.” Jeff Bezos, businessman.

49.  “The world will see you for who you are and treat you the way you treat yourself. Fight for what you believe in, set goals and achieve them, but don't forget to rest." BeyoncĂ©, singer.

50. “People are always criticizing. Don't let them break you. Reaching your goal is the best form of revenge." Sarah Jessica Parker, actress.


25 quotes about dreams

1. "The only courage anyone needs is the courage to follow their own dreams .  " Oprah Winfrey, TV presenter.

2. “When you feel like betraying your dream, force yourself to work one more day, a week, a month, and another year. You'll be amazed at what happens if you don't give up." Nick Vujicic, writer.

25 quotes about dreams

3. “Dream as much as you want. After all, it's worth nothing." Jared Leto, musician, actor

4. "Steps turn dreams into goals." Antoine de Saint-Exupery, writer.

5. “It's never too late to step out of the crowd. Follow your dream, move towards your goal. George Bernard Shaw, playwright.

6.“Champions are not made in the gym. What gives birth to a champion is what a person has inside - desires, dreams, goals. Mohammed Ali, boxer.

7.  "Dreams become reality when thoughts turn into actions." Max Fry, pseudonym of first two writers, Svetlana Martynchik and Igor Stepin.

8. "Do only what brings you closer to your dream." Osho, philosopher.

9. “It doesn’t matter how much you dream about something, what matters is what you do for it.” Emma Goldman, writer and activist.

10. “It’s not wrinkles that make a person old, but the absence of dreams and hope.” Aretha Franklin, singer.

11. “Leave your dreams and your mind will leave you.” Mick Jagger, musician.

12.  "A person must dream in order to see the meaning of life." Voltaire, philosopher.

13. "Cowards don't create dreams." Vladimir Nabokov, writer.

14. "All our dreams can come true - only if we have the courage to follow them." Walt Disney, cartoonist.

15. "I live by the principle" believe - assert yourself - dream "." Jim Carrey, actor.

16. "The absence of a dream destroys the people." John Kennedy, politician.

17. “People who go with the flow usually interfere with rowing towards a cherished dream...”. Tatyana Tolstaya, writer.

18. “Dreams always come true differently than we expect.” Victor Pelevin, writer.

19. “If a dream does not come true for a long time, then this is not your dream... Dream on!”. Tatyana Tolstaya, writer.

20. "When a dream dies, darkness fills the empty space." Andrzej Sapkowski, writer.

21. “If dreams are spoken out loud, then they will definitely be heard and become a reality.” Anthony Hopkins, actor.

22. "Believe and work hard and your dreams will come true." Lady Gaga, singer

23.  “The trick is that this is your dream, and you know that one day everything can go to hell, but you have to keep moving forward, otherwise you just won’t be able to get along with yourself soon.” Brian Molko, musician.

24. “And no one said that the dream had to be reasonable.”Terry Pratchett, writer.  

25. "Dreams are memories of the future." Grigory Landau, journalist.