25 quotes to inspire you to set goals

In my book, 10 Steps to #DefineYourself: How to succeed in life despite any obstacle, the sixth step to overcoming a challenge, obstacle, adversity, limitation or setback and begin to succeed in life is to set goals.

Setting goals can be a daunting task,  You want to set a goal that is just outside of your comfort zone that when you achieve you will be a better person than you are today,  However, many avoid goal setting as they must come up with a plan to achieve their goal or their fear of failure holds them back.

Here is a list of 25 quotes that should help anyone set realistic goals and motivate them to achieve them.

The quotes in this list come from my free eBook More than 650 quotes to inspire you to #DefineYourself.  Get your free copy by subscribing to my newsletter, the #DefineYourself blast.

A goal without a plan is just a wish
– Larry Elder

Don’t call it a dream, make it a goal
– Chris Mitchell

Goals are as essential to success as air is to life
– David J. Schwartz

I write goal lists!  I set big goals, then break them down into small tasks that I need to accomplish to achieve the larger goal
– Michael Wayne

If you set your goal ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success
– James Cameron

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects
– Albert Einstein

Instead of thinking about where you are, think about where you want to be. It takes twenty years of hard work to become an overnight success
– Diana Rankin

Its not about the goal. Its about growing to become the person that can accomplish that goal
– Tony Robbins

Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway
– Unknown

Review your goals twice every day in order to be focused on achieving them
– Les Brown

Set a goal so big that you can’t achieve it until you grow into the person who can
– Unknown

Set goals that make you feel powerful, motivated, and driven when you focus on them
– Steve Pavlina

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible
– Unknown

The goal is not always meant to be reached, but to serve as a mark for our aim
– Joseph Joubert

The most important key to achieving great success is to decide upon your goal and launch, get started, take action, move
– Unknown

The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly
– Cecil B. De Mille

The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don’t define them
– Denis Waitley

The road leading to a goal does not separate you from the destination, it is essentially a part of it
– Charles Delinquent

We must have a theme, a goal, a purpose in our lives. If you don’t know where you are aiming, you don’t have a goal. My goal is to live my life in such a way that when I die, someone can say, ‘she cared
– Mary Kay Ash

When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps
– Confucius

Without goals, and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has set sail with no destination
– Fitzhugh Dodson

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream
– C.S. Lewis

You may not accomplish every goal you set, but what really matters is having goals and going after them wholeheartedly
– Les Brown

You will never achieve the goals you do not set
– Unknown