Aim Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old aim quotes, aim sayings, and aim proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding. Robert Louis Stevenson
We must always aim for the impossible; if we lower our goal, we also diminish our effort. Dorothy Day
Aim at being loved without being admired. Ludwig Wittgenstein
Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail. Thomas Jefferson
Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither. C. S. Lewis
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
The aim of every human being is to understand the meaning of total love. Paulo Coelho
Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination. Carl von Clausewitz
When you aim for perfection, you discover it's a moving target. Geoffrey Fisher
Aim high. You may still miss the target, but at least you won't shoot your foot off. Lois McMaster Bujold
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress. Joseph Joubert
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
One should always aim at being interesting, rather than exact. Voltaire
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
We aim above the mark to hit the mark. Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is better to aim high and miss than to aim low and hit. Les Brown
One should aim not at being possible to understand, but at being impossible to misunderstand. Quintilian
If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever. Thomas Aquinas
To aim and hit, you need one eye only, and one good finger. Moshe Dayan
The ultimate aim of the human mind, in all its efforts, is to become acquainted with truth. Eliza Farnham
Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well. Mahatma Gandhi
To aim to convert a man by miracles is a profanation of the soul. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone. Victor Hugo
Your aim will be knowledge and wisdom, not the reflected glamour of fame. Abbott L. Lowell
Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly. Plutarch
Common aim is stronger than blood. G. I. Gurdjieff
Those who aim low usually hit their targets. James M. Barrie
Having an aim is the key to achieving your best. Henry J. Kaiser
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain. Aristotle
The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something. Muhammad Iqbal
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star. W. Clement Stone
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something. Henry David Thoreau