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Quotes about Purpose

Let these Purpose quotes help you to let go of your troubles and move on to a joyful and inspiring life.

The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

Related topics: Wisdom Motivational Values Live-By Focus Attention Success

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

 

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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If not us, who, if not now, when?
- Anonymous

More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent.
- Billy Sunday

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Where are you going? Where does your path lead?
You can never know the future, yet wandering aimlessly
is unlikely to be the source of a fulfilling life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What power there is in our service when our actions
line up with our mission, skills and joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

To lead a great life:
Dream, Take Action, Repeat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One man with courage makes a majority.
- old saying probably repeated by Andrew Jackson
(falsely attributed to Jefferson)

The purpose of human life is to serve,
and to show compassion and the will to help others.
- Albert Schweitzer

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important
as what you become by achieving your goals.
- Henry David Thoreau

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where there is no vision, there is no hope.
- George Washington Carver

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority,
it is time to pause and reflect.
- Mark Twain

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton

The most pathetic person in the world
is someone who has sight, but has no vision.
- Helen Keller

March to the beat of your own drum.
- Proverb

The meaning of Life is whatever we Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

Going nowhere faster will not get you somewhere.
- Alan Cohen

The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
- Robert Byrne

I will act as if what I do makes a difference.
- William James

Your visions will become clear only
when you can look into your own heart.
Who looks outside, dreams;
who looks inside, awakes.
- Carl Jung

Humility is not thinking less of yourself,
it's thinking of yourself less.
- Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven(R) Life)

Our aspirations are our possibilities.
- Robert Browning

Nearly everything you do is of no importance,
but it is important that you do it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you have found your truth within yourself
there is nothing more in this whole existence to find.
- Osho

Whatever your life's work is, do it well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive,
but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

You can never really live anyone else's life,
not even your child's.
The influence you exert is through your own life,
and what you've become yourself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Only put off until tomorrow
what you are willing to die having left undone.
- Pablo Picasso

Many persons have a wrong idea of
what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

What each must seek in his life never was on land or sea.
It is something out of his own unique potentiality for experience,
something that never has been and never could
have been experienced by anyone else.
- Joseph Campbell

You should not confuse your career with your life.
- Dave Barry

The way you get meaning into your life
is to devote yourself to loving others,
devote yourself to your community around you,
and devote yourself to creating something
that gives you purpose and meaning
- Mitch Albom

No wind favors he who has no destined port.
- Montaigne

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,
to front only the essential facts of life,
and see if I could not learn what it had to teach,
and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
- Henry David Thoreau

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for,
he isn't fit to live.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A hero is someone who has given his life to
something bigger than himself
or something other than himself.
- Joseph Campbell

No individual has any right to come into the world
and go out of it without leaving something behind.
- George Washington Carver

What you are is God's gift to you:
what you become is your gift to god.
- Anthony Dalla Villa

The highest reward for a person's toil
is not what they get for it,
but what they become by it.
- John Ruskin

You can have anything you want -
if you want it badly enough.
You can be anything you want to be,
do anything you set out to accomplish
if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
- Abraham Lincoln

If a man loses pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Let him step to the music which he hears,
however measured or far away.
- Henry David Thoreau

Questioning cultural norms opens new vistas of happiness and purpose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I strive toward my vision,
while accepting gratefully whatever life offers me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live
the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with success
unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

The only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

If you don't know what you want, you will probably never get it.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants.
The question is: What are we busy about?
- Henry David Thoreau

The miracle is not that we do this work,
but that we are happy to do it.
- Mother Teresa

The very nature of the world is constant change.
You set a goal and create a plan to achieve it;
then the assumptions on which you
based your plan change - they always do.
The challenge is to retain your goals
while adapting your tactics.
Relax and stay flexible in order to reach
your goals and maintain your happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
- Albert Einstein

If a man does not know what port he is steering for,
no wind is favorable to him.
- Seneca

Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins

Nothing happens unless first a dream.
- Carl Sandburg

We ourselves feel that what we are doing
is just a drop in the ocean.
But the ocean would be less
because of that missing drop.
- Mother Teresa

We're so engaged in doing things
to achieve purposes of outer value
that we forget the inner value,
the rapture that is associated
with being alive, is what it is all about.
- Joseph Campbell

If a man does not keep pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
- Henry David Thoreau

To everything there is a season,
and a time to every purpose under heaven:
A time to be born, and a time to die.
- Ecclesiastes 3:1

Resilience is about believing in yourself,
and trusting your own wisdom rather than
being swayed by the opinions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you dance, your purpose is not to get
to a certain place on the floor.
It's to enjoy each step along the way.
- Wayne Dyer

The most difficult phase of life
is not when no one understands you,
it is when you don't understand yourself.
- Anonymous


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