Many people fail in life, not for lack of ability or brains or even courage but simply because they have never organized their energies around a goal.
Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; while others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
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.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Difficulties increase the nearer we approach the goal.
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.
This one step - choosing a goal and sticking to it - changes everything.
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.
Make no small plans for they have no power to stir the soul.
Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life.
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