Motivational Quotes About Defining Your Goals

Achieving your goals is not something you can do in a blink of an eye. It is a process. You need to focus, prioritize, and give it your all to reach it. However, you need to remind yourself to do it one at a time. You cannot focus on achieving several goals at a time. You will likely give up in the middle while chasing them.

To those who are struggling in reaching their goals now, don’t give up and keep hustling. To those who are about to start going after their goals, good luck, never give up and keep motivated. Here are some motivational quotes to lift you when you’re feeling down and help you find your passion again when you feel lost and tired.


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

“You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change.” – Les Brown

“Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.” – Robery H. Schuller

“Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.” – Robery H. Schuller

“I am constantly re-evaluating my goals and trying to strike items from my to-do list that aren’t critical.” – Aisha Tyler

quotes about defining your goals

 “All successful people have a goal. No one can get anywhere unless he knows where he wants to go and what he wants to be or do.” – Norman Vincent Peale

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.”– Tony Robbins

“If a goal is worth having, it’s worth blocking out the time in your day-to-day life necessary to achieve it.”– Jill Koenig

“A good goal is like a strenuous exercise — it makes you stretch.”– Mary Kay Ash

“You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.”– Jim Rohn

quotes about defining your goals

 “If the plan doesn’t work, change the plan, but never the goal.”– Unknown

 “If we have a goal and a plan, and are willing to take risks and mistakes and work as team, we can choose to do the hard thing.” — Scott Kelly

“Hustling is putting every minute and all your effort into achieving the goal at hand. Every minute needs to count.” – Gary Vaynerchuk

 “Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.” – Pablo Picasso

quotes about defining your goals

 “In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.” – Unknown

 “If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.” — Steve Jobs

“Wish it. Plan it. Do it.” – Jaipal Singh

 “You know that one thing you’ve always dreamed about? Write it down. Then take the first step. Today.” – Petra Poje

The goal you set must be challenging. At the same time, it should be realistic and attainable, not impossible to reach. It should be challenging enough to make you stretch, but not so far that you break.” —  Rick Hansen

quotes about defining your goals

“Goals are like a map. They help us determine where we want to end up, and give us personal direction on which to focus our energy.” — Catherine Pulsifer

“One part at a time, one day at a time, we can accomplish any goal we set for ourselves.”– Karen Casey

I would encourage you to set really high goals. Set goals that, when you set them, you think they’re impossible. But then every day you can work towards them, and anything is possible, so keep working hard and follow your dreams. Katie Ledecky

“Stop setting goals. Goals are pure fantasy unless you have a specific plan to achieve them.” — Stephen Covey

“Most ‘impossible’ goals can be met simply by breaking them down into bite-size chunks, writing them down, believing them, and then going full speed ahead as if they were routine.” — Don Lancaster

quotes about defining your goals

Don’t be a time manager, be a priority manager. Cut your major goals into bite-sized pieces. Each small priority or requirement on the way to ultimate goal becomes a mini goal in itself.” — Denis Waitley

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