8 Great Quotes to Motivate You to Achieve Your Goals

As you begin to build your 2014 strategy, here’s some sage advice from a few of history’s greatest leaders and thinkers to help motivate and inspire you to not only set your business and personal goals, but also achieve them.

To reach a port, we must sail – Sail, not tie at anchor – Sail, not drift. – Franklin Roosevelt

It is not enough to take steps which may someday lead to a goal; each step must be itself a goal and a step likewise. – Goethe

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. – Jim Rohn

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

Be practical as well as generous in your ideals. Keep your eyes on the stars, but remember to keep your feet on the ground. – Theodore Roosevelt

A goal properly set is halfway reached. – Zig Ziglar

If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy and inspires your hopes. – Andrew Carnegie

Begin with the end in mind. – Stephen Covey

Have you started setting goals for 2014? What will inspire you to achieve them? Let us know in the comments section below.

3 Responses to 8 Great Quotes to Motivate You to Achieve Your Goals

  1. CindyNoble January 6, 2015 at 7:17 pm #

    The Harvard/Yale study does not exist, but there is a small Dominican University study that seems to show writing down goals is important.

    P.S. I always get a lot out of reading Refresh Leadership. Thanks Express Pros!

    • Refresh Leadership January 7, 2015 at 8:34 am #

      Thanks for the heads up! We will look into this and make necessary edits ASAP!

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  2. Khalif Barkhadle December 8, 2017 at 6:43 pm #

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