Purpose Quotes

Everyone has a purpose in life. Perhaps yours is watching television.
David Letterman
Helen kelle - many persons have the wrong idea of what...

Benjamin disraeli - the secret of success is constancy of purpose....
America - A great social and economic experiment, noble in motive and far - Reaching in purpose.
Herbert Hoove
Kenneth hildebrand - strong lives are motivated by dynamic purposes....
There is an art of which every man should be a master the art of reflection. If you are not a thinking man, to what purpose are you a man at all.
William Hart Coleridge

Thoughts lead on to purposes purposes go forth in action actions form habits habits decide character and character fixes our destiny.
Tryon Edwards
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
The atom, being for all practical purposes the stable unit of the physical plane, is a constantly changing vortex of reactions.
Unknown
The basic purpose of a liberal arts education is to liberate the human being to exercise his or her potential to the fullest.
Barbara M. White
As long as anyone believes that his ideal and purpose is outside him, that it is above the clouds, in the past or in the future, he will go outside himself and seek fulfillment where it cannot be found. He will look for solutions and answers at every point except where they can be found - - In himself.
Erich Frohm
To what purpose should I trouble myself in searching out the secrets of the stars, having death or slavery continually before my eyes?
Anaximenes
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
My purpose in life does not include a hankering to charm society.
James Dean
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 purpose of all higher education is to make men aware of what was and what is to incite them to probe into what may be. It seeks to teach them to understand, to evaluate, to communicate.
Otto Kleppne
The prime purpose of eloquence is to keep other people from talking.
Louis Vermeil
This is the true joy in life - - Being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one...
George Bernard Shaw
The true purpose of education is to cherish and unfold the seed of immortality already sown within us to develop, to their fullest extent, the capacities of every kind with which the God who made us has endowed us.
Anna James
We ought not to look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dear - Brought experience.
George Washington
The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.
William Shakespeare, "The Merchant of Venice", Act 1 scene 3
Nothing can resist the human will that will stake even its existence on its stated purpose.
Benjamin Disraeli
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
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose - A point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
Mary Shelley
Man, unlike the animals, has never learned that the sole purpose of life is to enjoy it.
Samuel Butle
One loses all the time which he might employ to better purpose.
Jean - Jacques Rousseau
Our purpose in Vietnam is to prevent the success of aggression. It is not conquest, it is not empire, it is not foreign bases, it is not domination. It is, simply put, just to prevent the forceful conquest of South Vietnam by North Vietnam.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Life becomes religious whenever we make it so when some new light is seen, when some deeper appreciation is felt, when some larger outlook is gained, when some nobler purpose is formed, when some task is well done.
Sophia Blanche Lyon Fahs
More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent.
William Ashley
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Carl Gustav Jung
Providence has nothing good or high in store for one who does not resolutely aim at something high or good. A purpose is the eternal condition of success.
T. T. Munge
Men do not invent Myths. They only invent fables, and tell lies. True Myths create themselves, and find their expression in the men who serve their purpose.
Denis Johnston
If I have not read a book before, it is, for all intents and purposes, new to me whether it was printed yesterday or three hundred years ago.
William Hazlitt
What is success I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
Margaret Hilda Thatche
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
Benjamin Disraeli
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 universal and lasting establishment of peace constitutes not merely a part, but the whole final purpose and end of the science of right as viewed within the limits of reason.
Immanuel Kant, The Science of Right
Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
Aristotle
Commitment means that it is possible for a man to yield the nerve center of his consent to a purpose or cause, a movement or an ideal, which may be more important to him than whether he lives or dies.
Howard Thurman
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