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Ten of My Favorite Quotes About Goals

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1. Duke (Edward Kennedy) Ellington (1899-1974) American Composer Bandleader and Pianist

"A goal is a dream that has an ending."

2. Napoleon Hill

"A goal is a dream with a deadline."

3. Zig Ziglar

"Goals are dreams we convert to plans and take action to fulfill."

4. Unknown author

"Goals that are not written down are just wishes."

5. Jim Rohn

"Goals. There's no telling what you can do when you get inspired by them. There's no telling what you can do when you believe in them. There's no telling what will happen when you act upon them."

6. Mark Victor Hansen

"Big goals get big results. No goals get no results or somebody else's results."

7. Seneca

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

8. Norman Vincent Peale

"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."

9. Author unknown

"If you aim at nothing, you'll hit it every time."

10. Milton Berle

"I'd rather be a could-be if I cannot be an are; because a could-be is a maybe who is reaching for a star. I'd rather be a has-been than a might-have-been, by far; for a might have-been has never been, but a has-been was once an are."

About Alvah Parker

Alvah Parker is a Business and Career Coach as well as publisher of Parker's Points, an email tip list and Road to Success, an ezine. Parker's Value Program? enables her clients to find their own way to work that is more fulfilling and profitable. Her clients are managers, business owners, sole practioners, attorneys and people in transition. Alvah is found on the web at She may also be reached at 781-598-0388.

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