The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.— Michelangelo
Devotion Aim High quotations
One thing you should know about me is I never play to lose, Always aim high and rarely obey the rules.
Aim for the high mark and you will hit it.
No, not the first time, not the second time and maybe not the third. But keep on aiming and keep on shooting for only practice will make you perfect. Finally you'll hit the bull's-eye of success.
The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.
If you aim for only wealth, beauty, fame, & power, you aim too low.
Humility, gentleness, gratitude, & service is aiming high.
As Christians, I challenge you. Have a great aim - have a high standard - make Jesus your ideal...make Him an ideal not merely to be admired but also to be followed.
You are capable of more than you know.
Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give.
The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we hit it.
Don't tell me the sky's the limit.
Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will never die, but long after we are gone be a living thing, asserting itself with ever-growing insistency.
During the Vietnam War, which lasted longer than any war we've ever been in - and which we lost - every respectable artist in this country was against the war. It was like a laser beam. We were all aimed in the same direction. The power of this weapon turns out to be that of a custard pie dropped from a stepladder six feet high.
You must aim high, not in what you are going to do at some future date, but in what you are going to make yourself do to-day. Otherwise, working is just a waste of time.
Get going. Move forward. Aim High. Plan a takeoff. Don't just sit on the runway and hope someone will come along and push the airplane. It simply won't happen. Change your attitude and gain some altitude. Believe me, you'll love it up here.
As a system of philosophy it is not like the Tower of Babel, so daring its high aim as to seek a shelter against God's anger; but it is like a pyramid poised on its apex.
It's very hard to fail completely, if you aim high enough.
I set my goals way higher than the achievable.
And when I fail, I fail at a very high level. That's my process. It's really demented, but it actually works. When you are aiming really high and doing something new, you must be also prepared to fail, learn from your mistakes and begin with a new plan. More motivated than before.
One of the most powerful forces in the world is the will of men and women who believe in themselves, who dare to hope and aim high, who go confidently after the things they want from life.
You can't climb up to the second floor without a ladder.
When you set your aim too high and don't fulfill it, then your enthusiasm turns to bitterness. Try for a goal that's reasonable, and then gradually raise it.
If you aim higher than you expect, you could reach higher than you dreamed.
A prudent man... must behave like those archers who, if they are skillful, when the target seems too distant, know the capabilities of their bow and aim a good deal higher than their objective, not in order to shoot so high but so that by aiming high they can reach the target.
Be black, shine, aim high.
Remember, no more effort is required to aim high in life, to demand abundance and prosperity, than is required to accept misery and poverty.
If the work is high and far, You must not only aim aright, But draw the bow with all your might.
Never look back. Move on. Aim high. Etc.
Aim high. You may still miss the target, but at least you won't shoot your foot off.
You are capable of more than you ever thought.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
As you go along your own road in life, you will, if you aim high enough, also meet resistance... But no matter how tough the opposition may seem, have courage still and persevere.
The battle of life is already half won by the young man who is brought in contact with high officials; and the great aim of every boy should be to do something beyond the sphere of his duties- something which attracts the attention of those over him.
High aims form high characters, and great objects bring out great minds.
If the leader is filled with high ambition and if he pursues his aims with audacity and strength of will, he will reach them in spite of all obstacles.
Don't let small thinking cut your life down to size.
Think big, aim high, act bold. And see just how big you can blow up your life.
He who wins people, prospers; he who loses them, fails. Your present plan should be to seek humans of high aims and farseeing views, and you can establish yourself firmly.
Do not aim low, you will miss the mark. Aim high and you will be on a threshold of bliss.
All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.