Purpose Quotes

The purpose of life is to live a life of purpose.
Richard Leide
William hazlitt, on the pleasure of hating - to display the greatest powers, unless they are...

Ronald reagan - some say it will bring war to the heavens, but...
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of being.
Carl Jung
The 14th. dalai lama - the purpose of our lives is to be happy....
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

Great minds have purposes, others have wishes.
Washington Irving
Man, unlike the animals, has never learned that the sole purpose of life is to enjoy it.
Samuel Butle
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
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
My purpose in life does not include a hankering to charm society.
James Dean
Dreams, ideas, and plans not only are an escape, they give me purpose, a reason to hang on.
Steven Patrick Callahan
Great minds have purposes, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.
Washington Irving
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
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
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.
Carl Jung, "Memories, Dreams, Reflections", 1962
The primary purpose of education is not to teach you to earn your bread, but to make every mouthful sweeter.
James R. Angell
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
Dolly Parton
Four snakes gliding up and down a hollow for no purpose that I could see - - Not to eat, not for love, but only gliding.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
The right of bearing arms for a lawful purpose is not a right granted by the Constitution neither is it in any manner dependent upon that instrument for its existence.
U. S. vs Cruikshan
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
The real distinction is between those who adapt their purposes to reality and those who seek to mold reality in the light of their purposes.
Henry Kissinge
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
The fundamental qualities for good execution of a plan is first; intelligence; then discernment and judgment, which enable one to recognize the best method as to attain it; the singleness of purpose; and, lastly, what is most essential of all, will - Stubborn will.
Ferdinand Foch
The prime purpose of eloquence is to keep other people from talking.
Louis Vermeil
The service we render to others is really the rent we pay for our room on this earth. It is obvious that man is himself a traveler; that the purpose of this world is not to have and to hold but to give and serve. There can be no other meaning.
Sir Wilfred T. Grenfell
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
A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life.
John Milton
The American Constitution is, so far as I can see, the most wonderful work ever struck off at a given time by the brain and purpose of man.
William Gladstone
Learn to get in touch with silence within yourself, And know that everything in this life has purpose. There are no mistakes, No coincidences, All events are blessings given to us to learn from.
Elizabeth Kubler - Ross
The purpose of most computer languages is to lengthen your resume by a word and a comma.
Larry Wall
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilizing the mind as a steady purpose - A point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilizing the mind as a steady purpose - - A point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving America a new sense of purpose.
Andy Rooney
The secret of success is constancy of purpose.
Benjamin Disraeli
I report to you that our country is challenged at home and abroad that it is our will that is being tried and not our strength our sense of purpose and not our ability to achieve a better America.
Lyndon B. Johnson
My passions were all gathered together like fingers that made a fist. Drive is considered aggression today; I knew it then as purpose.
Bette Davis, The Lonely Life, 1962
The atom, being for all practical purposes the stable unit of the physical plane, is a constantly changing vortex of reactions.
Unknown
The longer I live, the more I am certain that the great difference between the great and the insignificant, is energy - Invincible determination - - A purpose once fixed, and then death or victory.
Sir Thomas Bowell Buxton