Her erotic dreams were proof that he was becoming more than a friend to her, and that thought was troubling - both from the standpoint of her goals, and the fact that she was setting herself up for rejection.
Wouldn't it be foolish to abandon the carefully laid plans that had helped her achieve her goals in the first place?
You shouldn't change your goals simply because they don't fit into someone else's plans.
Whose goals are we talking about here, mine or yours?
Life sometimes got in the way of their goals, but they learned to be resilient.
Our goals are to push forward, not pull back.
The enigmatic Tim's request for a favor was readily granted after three generations of both their families working together towards the PMF's goals of national unity.
She was a master at building her own moral roadblocks, placing her goals frustratingly out of reach.
Why else would they want Jenn, if not because they'd seen her name written as the mate of the one creature who could prevent them from executing goals as mysterious as those of the Watchers?
Even Buddhism - originally destitute of ceremonial - has adopted the pilgrimage; and the secondary tradition makes Buddha himself determine its goals: the place where he was born, where he first preached, where the highest insight dawned on him, and where he sank into Nirvana.
In my experience, people who challenge themselves and strive for goals are happier and healthier than those who don't.
You love your country's ideals, goals, values, and aspirations.