Purpose Quotes

The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.

Mortimer Adler

Ambition is enthusiasm with a purpose

Frank Tyger

I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be honourable, to be compassionate. It is, after all, to matter: to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you lived at all.

Leo C. Rosten

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honourable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The main purpose of science is simplicity and as we understand more things, everything is becoming simpler.

Edward Teller

The value of identity of course is that so often with it comes purpose.

Richard R. Grant

As peace is the end of war, so to be idle is the ultimate purpose of the busy.

Samuel Johnson

The purpose of medicine is to prevent significant disease, to decrease pain and to postpone death... Technology has to support these goals-if not, it may even be counterproductive.

Dr. Joel J. Nobel

The writer must earn money in order to be able to live and to write, but he must by no means live and write for the purpose of making money.

Karl Marx

The purpose of a writer is to be read, and the criticism which would destroy the power of pleasing must be blown aside

Samuel Johnson

A customer is the most important visitor on our premises, he is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him. He is not an interruption in our work. He is the purpose of it. He is not an outsider in our business. He is part of it. We are not doing him a favor by serving him. He is doing us a favor by giving us an opportunity to do so.

Mahatma Gandhi

The heart of blogging is linking...linking and commenting. Connecting and communicating - the purpose of the Internet.

George Siemens

The sum of the whole is this: walk and be happy; walk and be healthy. The best way to lengthen out our days is to walk steadily and with a purpose.

Charles Dickens

I think the show is amazing ñ I've watched it and really enjoyed it, and I love the idea of training with a purpose and learning from a professional. My only worry is that all my dancing is club dancing. I've never had to learn anything formal. I might not be able to pick up some of the styles or crack some of the steps

DJ Spoony

I hate the word lesbian; it tells you nothing; its only purpose is to inflame.

Jeanette Winterson
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