On Goals

“Thought is the sculptor who can create the person you want to be… In the long run, men hit only what they aim at."

Henry David Thoreau, 19th century American naturalist and author

“The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I’ll give you a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals and I’ll give you a stock clerk."

JC Penny

“First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do."


“If one does not know to which port he is sailing, no wind is favorable."

“You got to be careful if you don’t know where you’re going, because you might not get there." Yogi Berra

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Published: May 6, 2010Last updated: May 6, 2010

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