My Great-grandfather was a Congregational Minister and my Mother was a Bible scholar, and I was brought up on the Bible, that the story of the Bible was conflict between the kings who had power, and the prophets who preached righteousness. And I was taught to believe in the prophets, got me into a lot of trouble. And my Dad said to me when I was young, "Dare to be a Daniel, Dare to stand alone, Dare to have a purpose firm, Dare to let it (be) known."Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn
It is a mark of insincerity of purpose to spend one's time in looking for the sacred Emperor in the low-class tea-shops.Ernest Brammah Smith
With drooping shoulders The majority sit hunched, their foreheads furrowed like Stony ground that has been repeatedly ploughed-up to no purpose.Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht
For me, the idea of a creation is not conceivable without invoking the necessity of design. One cannot be exposed to the law and order of the universe without concluding that there must be design and purpose behind it all.Wernher von Braun
If any ask me what a free Government is, I answer, that, for any practical purpose, it is what the people think so, and that they, and not I, are the natural, lawful, and competent judges of this matter.Edmund Burke
He who would to the purpose do a good action, must not neglect his season.Thomas Brooks
Job Control Language is the worst programming language ever designed anywhere by anybody for any purpose.Frederick Phillips Brooks, Jr.