Quotations on Goal
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Certainly our goal is to leave Iraq, but we can't leave Iraq with our forces until we know that the Iraqi security forces are capable and efficient enough to defend the sovereignty of the nation.
- John Abizaid
(Keywords: Goal, Iraq, Nation, Security)
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)
My goal was to develop into an independent research scientist studying clinical problems at the laboratory bench, but I felt that postgraduate residency training in internal medicine was necessary.
- Peter Agre
(Keywords: Goal, Medicine, Problems, Research, Training)
Saddam's goal is to achieve the lifting of U.N. sanctions while retaining and enhancing Iraq's weapons of mass destruction programs. We cannot, we must not and we will not let him succeed.
- Madeleine Albright
(Keywords: Goal, Destruction, Iraq, Succeed, Weapons, Will)
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)
The goal with a big piece of social legislation is to have a bipartisan result, so the country will accept it.
- Lamar Alexander
(Keywords: Goal, Country, Legislation, Result, Will)
When it comes to helping out, I don't believe in doing it for the media attention. My goal is to support the organizations that need help.
- Paul Allen
(Keywords: Goal, Attention, Help, Media, Support)
Gates is the ultimate programming machine. He believes everything can be defined, examined, reduced to essentials, and rearranged into a logical sequence that will achieve a particular goal.
- Stewart Alsop
(Keywords: Goal, Machine, Programming, Will)
I've been trying to avoid goal-oriented behavior.
- Laurie Anderson
(Keywords: Goal, Behavior, Trying)
Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal.
- Mario Andretti
(Keywords: Goal, Cause, Circumstances, May, Sight)
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)
In order to obtain the goal of returning to Palestine, all of us sometimes have to grit our teeth.
- Yasser Arafat
(Keywords: Goal, Order, Palestine)
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)
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
- Mary Kay Ash
(Keywords: Goal, Exercise)
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)
It's not my job to be popular. I'm goal-driven; my job is to get results.
- Paddy Ashdown
(Keywords: Goal, Job, Popular, Results)
I support public and private partnerships whenever appropriate in order to achieve our goal of a prosperous and vibrant downtown.
- Alan Autry
(Keywords: Goal, Order, Public, Support)
The goal of the Head Start program is to give at-risk children all across our Nation a fair chance at succeeding in the educational system.
- Joe Baca
(Keywords: Goal, Chance, Children, Nation)
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)
The goal of all inanimate objects is to resist man and ultimately defeat him.
- Russell Baker
(Keywords: Goal, Defeat, Man)
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)
And the goal really is to make the audience laugh, to bring them some joy.
- Todd Barry
(Keywords: Goal, Joy)
The goal is always to make a nice tableau painting with the voice. The more color I can find, the more shadow I can find - the goal is always to make more nuance and colors.
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Keywords: Goal, Colors, Painting, Shadow, Voice)
Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.
- Charles Baudelaire
(Keywords: Beauty, Goal, Ambition, Taste)
I don't know much about football. I know what a goal is, which is surely the main thing about football.
- Victoria Beckham
(Keywords: Goal, Football)
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)
No matter what the competition is, I try to find a goal that day and better that goal.
- Bonnie Blair
(Keywords: Goal, Competition, Day)
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)
You cannot afford to wait for perfect conditions. Goal setting is often a matter of balancing timing against available resources. Opportunities are easily lost while waiting for perfect conditions.
- Gary Ryan Blair
(Keywords: Goal, Waiting)
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)
Now I'm kind of different. I'm not saying I lost my spark - I still have it - but I don't chase the goal as much as I used to. I'm playing for the team and I still know I can score, but it's different than two or three years back.
- Peter Bondra
(Keywords: Goal, Now, Saying, Years)
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)
All this cuddling and kissing on stage these days, well it's all right in football when someone scores a goal, but not when you're playing darts.
- Eric Bristow
(Keywords: Goal, Football, Kissing, Right)
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)
Let me first say that I don't think the millennium target of cutting global poverty in half is an impossible or abstract target. I think it is a real and achievable goal.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Keywords: Goal, First, Poverty)
Never quit. It is the easiest cop-out in the world. Set a goal and don't quit until you attain it. When you do attain it, set another goal, and don't quit until you reach it. Never quit.
- Bear Bryant
(Keywords: Goal, World)
I must firmly adhere to the views I have held and practice, that Socialism to succeed must be practical, tolerant, cohesive and consciously compromising with Progressive forces running, if not so far, in parallel lines towards its own goal.
- John Burns
(Keywords: Goal, Practice, Running, Socialism, Succeed)
Stride forward with a firm, steady step knowing with a deep, certain inner knowing that you will reach every goal you set yourselves, that you will achieve every aim .
- Eileen Caddy
(Keywords: Goal, Deep, Will)
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 fully support the goal of species protection and conservation and believe that recovery and ultimately delisting of species should be the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's top priority under ESA.
- Dennis Cardoza
(Keywords: Goal, Conservation, Fish, Protection, Service, Support, Wildlife)
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)
I hope to be around past the 90's. I don't want to just be categorized as one of this era. My goal is to have a career that stands.
- Mariah Carey
(Keywords: Goal, Hope, Career, Past, Want)
I consider a goal as a journey rather than a destination. And each year I set a new goal.
- Curtis Carlson
(Keywords: Goal, Journey)