Leadership is the activity of influencing people to cooperate toward some goal which they come to find desirable.
A goal without a plan is just a wish.
The more intensely we feel about an idea or a goal, the more assuredly the idea, buried deep in our subconscious, will direct us along the path to its fulfillment.
Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.
First, have a definite, clear practical idea; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
The main goal of the future is to stop violence. The world is addicted to it.
By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination.
A goal is not the same as a desire, and this is an important distinction to make. You can have a desire you don't intend to act on. But you can't have a goal you don't intend to act on.
'Tis the set of the sail that decides the goal, and not the storm of life
Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.
My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.
If you never concede a goal, you're going to win more games than you lose
This one step - choosing a goal and sticking to it - changes everything.
When a goal matters enough to a person, that person will find a way to accomplish what at first seemed impossible.
If you want to achieve a high goal, you're going to have to take some chances.
Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes
Leaders aren't born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal
My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all
For Zen, man is the goal; man is the end unto himself. God is not something above humanity, God is something hidden within humanity. Man is carrying God in himself as a potentiality.
We live in a culture that discourages empathy. A culture that too often tells us our principle goal in life is to be rich, thin, young, famous, safe, and entertained.
Most achievers I know are people who have made a strong and deep dedication to pursuing a particular goal. That dedication took a tremendous amount of effort.
Obstacles are those things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal.