"Aim for the top. There is plenty of room there. There are so few at the top it is almost lonely there."
"You must have long term goals to keep you from being frustrated by short term failures."
Charles C. Noble
"First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do."
"The person with a fixed goal, a clear picture of his desire, or an ideal always before him, causes it, through repetition, to be buried deeply in his subconscious mind and is thus enabled, thanks to its generative and sustaining power, to realize his goal in a minimum of time and with a minimum of physical effort. Just pursue the thought unceasingly. Step by step you will achieve realization, for all your faculties and powers become directed to that end."
Claude M. Bristol
"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."
Stephen A. Brennan
"From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached."
"I find it fascinating that most people plan their vacation with better care than they do their lives. Perhaps that is because escape is easier than change."