- motivation - factors within a being that arouse and direct goal-oriented behavior - a central subject in psychology
- The goal of life is living in agreement with nature. (Zeno)
- Hold a pebble in your hand and focus your attention on it. Look at the smooth grain and the variations in hue. Feels its cool hardness on your skin. Close your eyes and squeeze it in one hand. Imagine the pebble glowing in your hand, charged with energy. When you do this, you can think of a dream or goal. After the meditation, put the pebble somewhere to remind you of your goal. Any time during the day, hold the pebble in your hand and focus your mind on the dream or goal.
- Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity. (Louis Pasteur)
- there can be no motivation without a goal
- We find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve. (Maxwell Maltz)
- one's ability to visualize one's goal clearly and one's ability to break the goal down into accomplishable smaller tasks
- waking up in the morning with a specific goal to look forward to
- Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. (Henry Ford)
- the delicious goal of getting into bed
- one big goal for the year to come, and a monthly plan for reaching it
- One half of knowing what you want is knowing what you must give up before you get it. (Sidney Howard)
- telesis, progress through wise and conscious planning or the intelligent direction of effort toward a goal
- I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by. (Douglas Adams)
- Your goal is to live in a simple, direct way - without cluttering up the mind with wanting things, hating things, judging, taking too much, worrying, or doubting.
- The path is the goal. The clean house isn't the goal. The process of cleaning is the goal.
- when you get on first base, your goal becomes getting to second base
- Great ideas need landing gear as well as wings. (C.D. Jackson)
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