A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Aim for the highest.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.