Purpose Quotes

If you look to lead, invest at least 40% of your time managing yourself - your ethics, character, principles, purpose, motivation, and conduct. Invest at least 30% managing those with authority over you, and 15% managing your peers.

Dee Hock

To forget one's purpose is the commonest form of stupidity.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.

William Shakespeare

Existence without an aim, without a worthy purpose, is worse than wasted

Orison Swett Marden

I enter negotiations with Chairman Arafat, the leader of the PLO, the representative of the Palestinian people, with the purpose to have coexistence between our two entities, Israel as a Jewish state and Palestinian state, entity, next to us, living in peace.

Yitzhak Rabin

The single harmony produced by all the heavenly bodies singing and dancing together springs from one source and ends by achieving one purpose, and has rightly bestowed the name not of \\\"disordered\\\" but of \\\"ordered universe\\\" upon the whole.


The fact is prosperity has a purpose. Its to allow us to pursue "the better angels," to give us time to think and grow.


You can do something other than working with God in His purpose, but it will always be something lesser, and you couldn't come up with something better.

Steve Hawthorne

Design is a plan for arranging elements in such a way as best to accomplish a particular purpose.

Charles Eames

I know of no such unquestionable badge and ensign of a sovereign mind as that of tenacity of purpose...

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.

Pablo Picasso

The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly. The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.

Mohandas Gandhi

The one way to get thin is to re-establish a purpose in life

Cyril Connolly

The danger of what's happening right now in terms of using reconciliation is, the purpose of the Senate is going to be defeated. And that is to bring consensus to big issues in this country so that we have a reasoned and thoughtful approach and that the American public buys into it.

Tom Coburn

The punishment of criminals should serve a purpose. When a man is hanged he is useless.

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