Jan 22, 2018

20 Quotes to Help You Reach Your Goals This Year

You've probably set some goals for the year.  It's now late January.  Are you getting discouraged about the goals you set?  Are you wondering if the goals you set will actually be attainable?  Perhaps, you haven't even started on them yet?

I know exactly how you feel.  I've been there.  When that happens, I've found I need some motivation.  One way I find encouragement is by spending some time thinking through a simple truth.  You might call it a quote.

Do you need encouragement or motivation to reach your goals this year?  Here are twenty simple statements I've put together for you.  When you're discouraged or tired or can't seem to get going, pull one or more of them out and be encouraged.

Loosen your group on what's behind you, so you can grasp what's before you.

Let your mistakes come from trying rather than from not trying.

Success won't come from your new year's resolutions alone, but from your resolve to keep your resolutions.

Don't exchange what you want most for what is easy.

To grow you must venture out...away from the familiar.

When you run from discomfort, you are running from growth.

You don't have to be defined by the things you did or didn't do in the past. Focus on the present.


Don't let fear of failure cause you to miss success.

Success is not found with taking quick shortcuts, but rather at the end of a long drive.

Vision is looking beyond what is and seeing what can be. Dare to take a look today and see what God has waiting for you.

Every big dream that's come to pass was laughed at by others when it was first shared. Don't give up on the big dream God has placed in you.

Stop dwelling on the thoughtless, untrue thing they said about you way back when. It wasn't true then and it's not true now.

You can't leapfrog time. Some things are only obtained through long-term faithfulness.

We aren't promised tomorrow. Now is the time. Today is the day. Take action.

Not feeling ready may be a sign you are ready. God uses people who depend on Him instead of themselves.

You can do something great in one day if you don't always make that day tomorrow.

Avoiding "if only" will happen "only if" you take action now.

Limit your time with those who make you slow and increase your time with those who help you grow.

Feeling inadequate is a feeling, not a fact. God has given you everything you need to fulfill His calling.


Your best opportunity is in front of you, not behind you.

That's 20...and here's 3 bonus quotes to encourage you today.

Personal growth is like lifting weights. The discomfort you feel results in growth if you don't quit.

Why the hesitation? New paths are made for walking not waiting.

Some people dream of success, others work for it and find it.

Your turn.  Share a quote in the comment section below that has encouraged you to reach your goals.

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