Quotations on Goal

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The science of the mind can only have for its proper goal the understanding of human nature by every human being, and through its use, brings peace to every human soul.
- Alfred Adler
(Keywords: Nature, Peace, Science, Soul, Goal, Being, Human nature, Mind, Understanding)

God who is eternally complete, who directs the stars, who is the master of fates, who elevates man from his lowliness to Himself, who speaks from the cosmos to every single human soul, is the most brilliant manifestation of the goal of perfection.
- Alfred Adler
(Keywords: God, Soul, Goal, Cosmos, Man, Perfection, Stars)

I think we do better as a country when we go step by step toward a goal, and the goal in this case should be reducing health care costs.
- Lamar Alexander
(Keywords: Health, Goal, Care, Country)

Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
- Mario Andretti
(Keywords: Success, Motivation, Determination, Goal, Commitment, Desire, Excellence, Key, Pursuit, Will)

Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.
- Kofi Annan
(Keywords: Equality, Development, Goal, Building, Challenge, Gender, Gender equality, Meeting, Poverty)

I'm incredibly impressed by people who organize to achieve a goal, and believe that they can make a difference and then go ahead and do just that. I think it's incredible.
- Fiona Apple
(Keywords: People, Goal, Difference)

I don't have a goal but I just want to work on movies that I really like.
- Patricia Arquette
(Keywords: Movies, Work, Goal, Want)

We must have a theme, a goal, a purpose in our lives. If you don't know where you're 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
(Keywords: Life, Goal, Purpose)

The strongest arguments prove nothing so long as the conclusions are not verified by experience. Experimental science is the queen of sciences and the goal of all speculation.
- Roger Bacon
(Keywords: Science, Experience, Goal, Arguments, Nothing, Queen)

Our goal is to make Maine the healthiest state in the nation and reduce our overall health care costs.
- John Baldacci
(Keywords: Health, Goal, Care, Nation, State)

I am for socialism, disarmament, and, ultimately, for abolishing the state itself... I seek the social ownership of property, the abolition of the propertied class, and the sole control of those who produce wealth. Communism is the goal.
- Roger Nash Baldwin
(Keywords: Control, Goal, Wealth, Class, Communism, Ownership, Property, Socialism, State)

The prime goal is to alleviate suffering, and not to prolong life. And if your treatment does not alleviate suffering, but only prolongs life, that treatment should be stopped.
- Christiaan Barnard
(Keywords: Life, Goal, Suffering, Treatment)

Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.
- Charles Baudelaire
(Keywords: Beauty, Goal, Ambition, Taste)

I played, like, a year of piano until I learned the Pink Panther theme. That was my goal. Once I was good enough, I quit. Now my music has to have some rock.
- Jack Black
(Keywords: Music, Goal, Now)

Discipline is based on pride, on meticulous attention to details, and on mutual respect and confidence. Discipline must be a habit so ingrained that it is stronger than the excitement of the goal or the fear of failure.
- Gary Ryan Blair
(Keywords: Fear, Discipline, Failure, Goal, Habit, Attention, Confidence, Excitement, Pride, Respect)

Creative risk taking is essential to success in any goal where the stakes are high. Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity.
- Gary Ryan Blair
(Keywords: Success, Opportunity, Failure, Goal, Caution, Inaction, Risk)

FIFA's goal of making the world a better place through football cannot be achieved through our efforts alone - equally important is the power which every fan of the beautiful game has at their disposal.
- Sepp Blatter
(Keywords: Power, Goal, Football, World)

I discipline churchgoers with godly lessons and sharp words if they do not change their ways. My goal is to open their hearts so that they seek forgiveness.
- William Brewster
(Keywords: Change, Forgiveness, Discipline, Goal, Open, Words)

The goal, I submit, is obvious: subjugating the world (which is barbarian, dangerous, envious and ungrateful) to US power for the sake of America's interests.
- Breyten Breytenbach
(Keywords: Power, Goal, America, World)

The sportsman knows that a sport is a recreation, a game, an amusement and a pastime, but his eyes are fixed on a higher goal, on the most important thing in his life, which is his education or his vocation.
- Avery Brundage
(Keywords: Education, Life, Goal, Amusement, Eyes, Recreation, Vocation)

The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.
- Joseph Campbell
(Keywords: Life, Nature, Goal, Universe)

I could do exploration in this particular career field, and it was a goal that, even if I didn't reach it, it was so high it seemed almost impossible, but even if I didn't reach it, I would still have a good time and a very satisfying career.
- Duane G. Carey
(Keywords: Time, Goal, Career, Exploration)

Focused, hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it. If you aren't sure which way to do something, do it both ways and see which works better.
- John Carmack
(Keywords: Work, Success, Goal, Eyes, Hard work, Key)

Yes, thanks to God... my life has a goal, much more important than my artistic activities, that is the struggle against Leukemia.
- Jose Carreras
(Keywords: Life, God, Goal, Struggle)

Upon arriving, meeting their teachers and signing up for classes, these students began to realize that their attendance at Delaware State University was not a goal achieved, but rather a dream being sewn - a first step, if you will.
- Michael N. Castle
(Keywords: Dream, Goal, Being, First, Meeting, State, Students, Teachers, University, Will)

Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Keywords: Mother, Goal, Diligence, Fortune, Idleness, Man, Wishes)

I believe it's time to put our best ideas on the table and work toward a bipartisan solution, with the single goal of leaving the Social Security system stronger than we found it.
- Chris Chocola
(Keywords: Time, Work, Ideas, Goal, Security, Solution)

The political object is the goal, war is the means of reaching it, and the means can never be considered in isolation form their purposes.
- Karl Von Clausewitz
(Keywords: War, Goal, Isolation)

That Seaman is a handsome young man but he spends too much time looking in his mirror rather than at the ball. You can't keep goal with hair like that.
- Brian Clough
(Keywords: Time, Goal, Hair, Man)

It is easy to criticize, particularly in a political season. But to lead is something altogether different. The leader must live in the real world of the price that might be paid for the goal that has been set.
- Norm Coleman
(Keywords: Leader, Goal, World)

So I don't really focus too much on that, and I think it's dangerous if your goal in life is to get the other guy, then you're not going to be doing a really quality job yourself.
- Katie Couric
(Keywords: Life, Quality, Goal, Focus, Job)

The pursuit of perfection always implies a definite aristocracy, which is as much a goal of effort as a noble philosophy, an august civil polity or a great art.
- Ralph A. Cram
(Keywords: Art, Goal, Aristocracy, Effort, Perfection, Philosophy, Pursuit)

I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless.
- Bette Davis
(Keywords: Success, Work, Goal, Eternity)

The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
- Cecil B. DeMille
(Keywords: Success, Goal, Dedication, Living)

Most of us serve our ideals by fits and starts. The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
- Cecil B. DeMille
(Keywords: Success, Goal, Dedication, Ideals, Living)

I felt that as long as we were being honest, and that we didn't bend the truth to accomplish another goal, to be entertaining or to be a happy ending, I was confident that we'd be able to tell the story the way it happened.
- Ted Demme
(Keywords: Truth, Goal, Being, Ending)

After all, the ultimate goal of all research is not objectivity, but truth.
- Helene Deutsch
(Keywords: Truth, Goal, Research)

Nothing brings me more happiness than trying to help the most vulnerable people in society. It is a goal and an essential part of my life - a kind of destiny. Whoever is in distress can call on me. I will come running wherever they are.
- Princess Diana
(Keywords: Happiness, Life, Society, People, Goal, Destiny, Help, Nothing, Running, Trying, Will)

My goal is two pages a day, five days a week. I never want to write, but I'm always glad that I have done it. After I write, I go to work at the bookstore.
- Kate DiCamillo
(Keywords: Work, Goal, Day, Want)

The championship always goes to the team that wins the most rounds and is the most prepared. I think everybody on our team works hard towards keeping that goal. Time will tell if we're prepared or not.
- Larry Dixon
(Keywords: Time, Goal, Will)

Winning teams have the least amount of distractions. They have a really tight group of people working towards the same common goal.
- Larry Dixon
(Keywords: People, Goal, Winning)

I love sketch comedy. My real goal is to do something with Albert Brooks. That would be my fantasy. I stay up night and day thinking up stuff he might find funny.
- Illeana Douglas
(Keywords: Funny, Love, Goal, Brooks, Comedy, Day, Fantasy, Night, Thinking)

Happiness has a bad rap. People say it shouldn't be your goal in life. Oh, yes it should.
- Richard Dreyfuss
(Keywords: Happiness, Life, People, Goal, Rap)

Our clear goal must be the advancement of the white race and separation of the white and black races. This goal must include freeing of the American media and government from subservient Jewish interests.
- David Duke
(Keywords: Government, Goal, American, Media, Race, Separation)

My goal was to make New Jersey's state government a model for all other states to emulate, hopefully thereby to stem, or at least slow down, the flow of power to the federal government.
- Charles Edison
(Keywords: Government, Power, Goal, State, states)

Dancing is my number one love. That was my first goal as a child. I would love to do stage, maybe do Chicago. I love being in front of an audience. It's so stimulating. I also love to barbecue.
- Carmen Electra
(Keywords: Love, Goal, Being, Chicago, Dancing, First)

The goal of modern propaganda is no longer to transform opinion but to arouse an active and mythical belief.
- Jacques Ellul
(Keywords: Belief, Goal, Opinion, Propaganda)

The free nations of the world will not be pushed around by terrorist cowards whose goal is to spread fear and destruction and destroy our liberty and way of life.
- Eliot Engel
(Keywords: Life, Fear, Goal, Cowards, Destruction, Liberty, Nations, Will, World)

Even as we ought to accept that each country would progress with a different method and speed toward that goal, the standard for the expected end-state should not be lowered.
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Keywords: Progress, Goal, Country, End)

I wanted to act; that was my one goal. I wanted to devote all my time to acting and not waitressing or anything else.
- Edie Falco
(Keywords: Time, Goal, Act, Acting)



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