" Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination. "
- Carl von Clausewitz
" Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail. "
- Thomas Jefferson
" Having an aim is the key to achieving your best. "
- Henry J. Kaiser
" One should always aim at being interesting, rather than exact. "
- Voltaire
" Aim at being loved without being admired. "
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
" Aim high. You may still miss the target, but at least you won't shoot your foot off. "
- Lois McMaster Bujold
" Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither. "
- C. S. Lewis
" Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone. "
- Victor Hugo
" We aim above the mark to hit the mark. "
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
" Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well. "
- Mahatma Gandhi
" The aim of every human being is to understand the meaning of total love. "
- Paulo Coelho
" The chief aim of wisdom is to enable one to bear with the stupidity of the ignorant. "
- Winston Churchill
" There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second. "
- Logan Pearsall Smith
" If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever. "
- Thomas Aquinas
" The true aim of everyone who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions, but to kindle minds. "
- Frederick William Robertson
" Common aim is stronger than blood. "
- G. I. Gurdjieff
" To aim and hit, you need one eye only, and one good finger. "
- Moshe Dayan
" The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress. "
- Joseph Joubert
" Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly. "
- Plutarch
" When you aim for perfection, you discover it's a moving target. "
- Geoffrey Fisher
" An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding. "
- Robert Louis Stevenson
" One should aim not at being possible to understand, but at being impossible to misunderstand. "
- Quintilian
" If you aim at nothing, you'll hit it every time. "
- Zig Ziglar
" Small aim is a crime; have great aim. "
- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
" Your aim will be knowledge and wisdom, not the reflected glamour of fame. "
- Abbott L. Lowell
" We must always aim for the impossible; if we lower our goal, we also diminish our effort. "
- Dorothy Day
" It is better to aim high and miss than to aim low and hit. "
- Les Brown
" Those who aim low usually hit their targets. "
- James M. Barrie
" To aim to convert a man by miracles is a profanation of the soul. "
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
" The ultimate aim of the human mind, in all its efforts, is to become acquainted with truth. "
- Eliza Farnham