Purpose Quotes

My purpose in life does not include a hankering to charm society.
James Dean
George bernard shaw - this is the true joy in life - - being used for a...

Mary wollstonecraft shelley - nothing contributes so much to tranquilizing the...
Why is it that we entertain the belief that for every purpose odd numbers are the most effectual?
Pliny the Elde
Alen coren - to have a grievance is to have a purpose in life....
Dreams, ideas, and plans not only are an escape, they give me purpose, a reason to hang on.
Steven Patrick Callahan

Strong lives are motivated by dynamic purposes.
Kenneth Hildebrand
This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap; the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.
George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman, Epistle Dedicatory
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Anatole France, The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard
I know in my heart that man is good. That what is right will always eventually triumph. And there? s purpose and worth to each and every life.
Ronald Reagan
See first that the design is wise and just that ascertained, pursue it resolutely do not for one repulse forego the purpose that you resolved to effect.
William Shakespeare
She knows what is the best purpose of education: not to be frightened by the best but to treat it as part of daily life.
John Mason Brown
This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us; to live in such a way that we may be proud of ourselves; to act in such a way that some part of us lives on.
Oswald Spengle
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Aristotle
Every man serves a useful purpose A miser, for example, makes a wonderful ancestor.
Laurence J. Pete
One loses all the time which he might employ to better purpose.
Jean - Jacques Rousseau
The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
Robert Byrne
Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into a even smaller hole, with weapons singularly ill - Designed for the purpose.
Winston Churchill
Many persons have the wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self - Gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Helen Kelle
We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love... and then we return home.
Australian Aboriginal Prove
See first that the design is wise and just: that ascertained, pursue it resolutely; do not for one repulse forego the purpose that you resolved to effect.
William Shakespeare
To display the greatest powers, unless they are applied to great purposes, makes nothing for the character of greatness.
William Hazlitt, on the Pleasure of Hating
Nothing can resist the human will that will stake even its existence on its stated purpose.
Benjamin Disraeli
Anyone can become angry. That is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose and in the right way - That is not easy.
Aristotle
What business strategy is all about; what distinguishes it from all other kinds of business planning - Is, in a word, competitive advantage. Without competitors there would be no need for strategy, for the sole purpose of strategic planning is to enable the company to gain, as effectively as possible, a sustainable edge over its competitors.
Keniche Ohnae
To what purpose should I trouble myself in searching out the secrets of the stars, having death or slavery continually before my eyes?
Anaximenes
Vegetables are interesting but lack a sense of purpose when unaccompanied by a good cut of meat.
Fran Lebowitz
If either man or woman would realize that the full power of personal beauty, it must be by cherishing noble thoughts and hopes and purposes; by having something to do and something to live for that is worthy of humanity, and which, by expanding and symmetry to the body which contains it.
Upham
The wit makes fun of other persons the satirist makes fun of the world the humorist makes fun of himself, but in so doing, he identifies himself with people - - That is, people everywhere, not for the purpose of taking them apart, but simply revealing their true nature.
James Thurbe
Use power to help people. For we are given power not to advance our own purposes nor to make a great show in the world, nor a name. There is but one just use of power and it is to serve people.
George Herbert Walker Bush
Man, unlike the animals, has never learned that the sole purpose of life is to enjoy it.
Samuel Butle
The purpose of a liberal arts education is to learn that a person can like both cats *and* dogs!
Sonjay Anand
The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.
Morris Adle
America is never wholly herself unless she is engaged in high moral principle. We as a people have such a purpose today. It is to make kinder the face of the nation and gentler the face of the world.
George Herbert Walker Bush
Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose.
Elisabeth Kubler - Ross
The primary purpose of the Data statement is to give names to constants; instead of referring to pi as 3. 141592653589793 at every appearance, the variable Pi can be given that value with a Data statement and used instead of the longer form of the constant. This also simplifies modifying the program, should the value of pi change.
Fortran manual for Xerox Computers
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
Brian Tracy
Our religious faith gives us the answer to the false beliefs of Communism... I have the feeling that God has created us and brought us to our present position of power and strength for some great purpose.
President Harry Truman, Public Papers of the President of the United States: Harry S. Truman - 1951 U. S. Gov. 1966 pp548 - 549
Empires do not suffer emptiness of purpose at the time of their creation. It is when they have become established that aims are lost and replaces by vague ritual.
Frank Herbert, Dune
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
Benjamin Disraeli