70 Inspirational Quotes to Help Achieve Your Goals

Quotes to Help Achieve Your Goals

We all set goals that we always work towards achieving in life, achieving those goals are not always that easy but with these inspirational quotes, you will find things more pleasant and smooth.

70 Inspirational Quotes to Help Achieve Your Goals

“When we want something, we have to have a clear purpose in mind for the thing that we want. The only reason for seeking a reward is to know what to do with that reward”

― Paulo Coelho

“All I want to tell young people is that you’re not going to be anything in life unless you learn to commit to a goal. You have to reach deep within yourself to see if you are willing to make the sacrifices.”

― Louis Zamperini

“Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals.
If you aren’t grateful for what you already have, what makes you think you would be happy with more.”

― Roy T. Bennett

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“The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.”

― Jordan Belfort

“Today you will have countless opportunities to take action towards any dream or goal you’ve ever had. No matter how long you’ve waited, it’s never too late. Let today be the day you give life to your dreams and goals. Don’t throw away another day!”

― Steve Maraboli

“You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.”

― Rabindranath Tagore

“If you are not working towards something, your life will end with nothing.”

― Habeeb Akande

“When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.”

― Napoleon Hill

“Freedom is the only worthy goal in life. It is won by disregarding things that lie beyond our control.”

― Epictetus

“We make a lot of detours, but we’re always heading for the same destination”

― Paulo Coelho

“If you have a goal, write it down. If you do not write it down, you do not have a goal – you have a wish.”

― Steve Maraboli

“A tenacious grip on our own ideals, irrespective of hurdles, would propel us towards self-actualization!”

― Deeba Salim Irfan

“I like to believe that you don’t need to reach a certain goal to be happy. I prefer to think that happiness is always there, and that when things don’t go the way we might like them to, it’s a sign from above that something even better is right around the corner.”

― David Archuleta

“Excuses are a time thief. Have a goal, accept responsibility, and take action!”

― Steve Maraboli

“Many times in life, we are held back from achieving our goals because we do not commit ourselves wholeheartedly. With an escape route in mind, we hold ourselves back from giving our all.”

― idowu koyenikan

“You have to set the time frame for accomplishing your goal. If you don’t, it may take forever to reach your destination and you may get tired and change your focus. Consequently, to help you obtain and keep the sense of urgency that will help you stay focused, you have to set a deadline by which the goal has to be achieved.”

― Anna Stevens

“When you reach for the stars, you are reaching for the farthest thing out there. When you reach deep into yourself, it is the same thing, but in the opposite direction. If you reach in both directions, you will have spanned the universe.”

― Vera Nazarian

“The limiting factor on your success is not the size of the obstacles, but the size of your dream.”

― Orrin Woodward

“Great goals make great people. People cannot hit what they do not aim for.”

― Roy T. Bennett

“Goals are the road maps that guide you to your destination.
Cultivate the habit of setting clearly-defined written goals; they are the road maps that guide you to your destination.”

― Roy T. Bennett

“Nothing can stop you from achieving your goal-all true success depends on you- The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen”

― Frank Loyd Wright

“It’s a lack of clarity that creates chaos and frustration. Those emotions are poison to any living goal.”

― Steve Maraboli

“If you can’t believe then you can’t achieve and belief is intrinsic to every human; so what are you waiting for? Go ahead and get what you believe to achieve.”

― Mumtaz Kazmi

“How would your life be different if…You stopped focusing on what you didn’t want and started focusing on what you do want? Let today be the day…You establish a clear intent, make a plan, and take actions towards your intent.”

― Steve Maraboli

“Goals are dreams with deadlines.”

― Diana Scharf

“Don’t be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps.”

― David Lloyd George

“When a goal matters enough to a person, that person will find a way to accomplish what at first seemed impossible.”

― Nido Qubein

“The great majority of people are “wandering generalities” rather than “meaningful specifics”. The fact is that you can’t bit a target that you can’t see. If you don’t know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else. You have to have goals.”

― Zig Ziglar

What are you waiting for? How long will you keep waiting? Don’t sit back and wait for life to happen to you. Have a plan and take the needed steps to create what you want.”

― Steve Maraboli

“If it must be enjoyed, then it must be done. And if it must be done, then it must be done well. If it is done well, it is enjoyed well.”

― Israelmore Ayivor

“In your goals to go the extra mile, prepare to pay an extra cost. Excellence is to be exceptional, surpassing, more competent and a step ahead with what is in your hands.”

― Israelmore Ayivor

“A life fueled by passions is like riding on the back of a dragon.”

― Suzy Kassem

“You may have the greatest vision, plans or goals as you may term it. You can call it Vison 2020, Vision 2045 or whatever. But remember, no work is done unless a distance is covered!”

― Israelmore Ayivor

“Powerful words come with powerful intent. Where you have passion, strength, courage, and determination you can accomplish anything!”

― K.L. Toth

“You have to let go of who you were to allow yourself to become who you are.”

― Stacy London

“Have a clear goal and plan. Waste no effort in your journey. Be strong, committed, and effective and you will experience a level of success few will ever know.”

― Steve Maraboli

“For where thy treasure is, there also will thy heart be.”

― Anonymous, Holy Bible: King James Version

“Without the vision of a goal, a man cannot manage his own life, much less the lives of others.”

― Jack Weatherford

“Nothing is free even in Freetown. You must pay a price to get a prize.”

― Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

“You cannot score a goal when you are sitting on the bench. To do so, you have to dress up and enter the game.”

― Israelmore Ayivor

“People may laugh at what I do but am not perturbed. My work is to add value to lives. I will keep living my dreams so that by the time my mortal body may stop working, I will remain immortally relevant to generations to come.”

― Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

“Surround yourself with those who won’t compete but will revel in you your success and see your ascent as a reflection of their own possibilities.”

― Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

“Momentum builds success.”

― Suzy Kassem

“Make a wish with all your heart and chase every dream you have. Only you can reach your goals. No one else can achieve them for you”

― Demi Lovato

“Sometimes our highest goal becomes our big enemy when we move towards our goal blindly without focusing on the path we follow.”

― Durgesh Satpathy

“The pursuit of truth is not important. The pursuit of that truth is important which helps you in reaching your goal that is provided you have one.”

― Ayn Rand

“If you have to eat two frogs, eat the ugliest one first.”
This is another way of saying that if you have two important tasks before you, start with the biggest, hardest, and most important task first.”

― Brian Tracy

“The hardest part of any important task is getting started on it in the first place. Once you actually begin work on a valuable task, you seem to be naturally motivated to continue.”

― Brian Tracy

“Don’t pass on your passions, to settle in the stale normality. Endure. Strive. Ensure.”

― Anthony Liccione

“An individual who has in his mind that he can accomplish a certain task is far more likely to succeed than the individual that has it in his mind that he will fail.”

― Daniel Willey

“Life becomes a dilemma when you are living a purposeless and goalless life”

― Sunday Adelaja

“Someone said that our goals keep us going, but it’s our dreams that make us tick. So if you disconnect your goals from your dreams, don’t be surprised if one morning you realize that your life is on autopilot.”

― Ray N. Kuili

“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude
from achieving his goal.
Nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong attitude.”

― Thomas Jefferson

“Through sheer volume of passing days you will travel a great distance in your lifetime. Imagine where you might stand if your footsteps steered toward a single goal.”

― Richelle E. Goodrich

“The most valuable tasks you can do each day are often the hardest and most complex. But the payoff and rewards for completing these tasks efficiently can be tremendous.”

― Brian Tracy

“Emotional pain, physical damage, financial weakness are the reasons to stop for a while and not forever.”

― Amit Kalantri

“Success, like happiness, is a by-product, not a goal.”

― Roy Bennett

“You grow (and thrive!) by doing what excites
you and what scares you everyday, not by
trying to find your passion.”

― Derek Sivers

“Remember, without a goal, your stamina is useless no matter how you get trained. You may defend your integrity and attack your obstacles, but when you have no target in focus, you will score many zero number of goals…”
― Israelmore Ayivor

“It’s one thing to have a goal, but it’s quite another thing to actually accept the challenge, develop a strategy to press for the goal, make the sacrifices, pay the price to move forward, and blessing of blessing, to realize some part of it.”
― Elizabeth George

“You can not have empty or neutral mind, as long as you work the mind will contain dreams, if you stop working it will contain regrets.”

― Amit Kalantri

“Keep moving. Have a goal, One day you will arrive at a place that is better than the place where you were, even if it is only in your head.”
― Linda Bloodworth Thomason

“Nothing is impossible, Everything should be possible when we trying for achieve the goal”

― Sanjeev Murukan

“Always ask yourself what you have achieved within a given time and the product of your life”

― Sunday Adelaja

“Obsession and desperation for your goal, gets you the goal.”

― Amit Kalantri

“Passion without purpose is like a shot without a target.”

― Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

“Failures do what is tension relieving while winners do what is goal achieving.”

― Dennis Waitley

“The greatest gift one can receive from god is craziness towards your goal, without it you can’t succeed.”

― Santosh Kumar (San)

“There’s no point in being committed to a vision if you’re not equally committed to making it a reality.”

― Tim Fargo

“Give as much as importance to your goal as you give it to your first girlfriend, with that much importance your girlfriend might still leave you but your goal will definitely come to you.”

― Amit Kalantri


One very important factor at achieving goals is, keep your eyes on the price, be consistent and never give up. Hope those inspirational quotes help in serving that very purpose.

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  1. These are very inspiring and very encouraging quotes, thank you so much for sharing….“Excuses are a time thief. Have a goal, accept responsibility, and take action!” yessss!!!!

  2. Hi Gideon,
    Amazing post.
    Great inspirational quotes!
    My pick of the bunch is probably this from the Holy Bible: “For where thy treasure is, there also will thy heart be.” It reminds me to always have the right focus.
    Thanks for sharing.

  3. This is such a great reminder to me. I’m going through some failed plans and this is a wonderful reminder.

    “When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.”

    ― Napoleon Hill

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