It's not enough to have lived. We should be determined to live for something.
Winston S. Churchill
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.
Romans 8:28 (KJV)
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is not enough to be industrious; so are the ants. What are you industrious about?
Henry David Thoreau
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortunes; but great minds rise above them.
This is the purpose that is purposed upon the whole earth: and this is the hand that is stretched out upon all the nations.
Isaiah 14:26 (KJV)
Don't put your purpose in one place and expect to see progress made somewhere else.
The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are going.
Oliver Wendall Holmes Sr.
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.
Find the thing you want to do most intensely, make sure that's it, and do it with all your might. If you live, well and good. If you die, well and good. Your purpose is done.
The purpose of life is the expansion of happiness.
The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Nothing is more creative ... nor destructive ... than a brilliant mind with a purpose.
Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose.
Leonardo da Vinci
Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow.
We make our purpose.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
What am I living for and what am I dying for are the same question.
Whenever you become anxious or stressed, outer purpose has taken over, and you lost sight of your inner purpose. You have forgotten that your state of consciousness is primary, all else secondary.
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