Purpose Quotes

The tax which will be paid for the purpose of education is not more than the thousandth part of what will be paid to kings, priests and nobles who will rise up among us if we leave the people in ignorance.

Thomas Jefferson

Laws for the liberal education of youth, especially for the lower classes of people, are so extremely wise and useful that to a humane and generous mind, no expense for this purpose would be thought extravagant.

John Adams

Any baseball is beautiful. No other small package comes as close to the ideal in design and utility. It is a perfect object for a man's hand. Pick it up and it instantly suggests its purpose: it is meant to be thrown a considerable distance-thrown hard and with precision

Roger Angell

Dreams, ideas, and plans not only are an escape, they give me purpose, a reason to hang on.

Unknown

The purpose of anthropology is to make the world safe for human differences.

Ruth Benedict

One of the first things a relationship therapist learns is that couples argue to burn up energy that could be used for something else. In fact, arguments often serve the purpose of using up energy, so that the couple do not have to take the courageous, creative leap into an unknown they fear. Arguing serves the function of being a zone of familiarity into which you can retreat when you are afraid of making a creative breakthrough.

Gay Hendricks

Worry pretends to be necessary but serves no useful purpose.

Eckhart Tolle

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

To the person with a firm purpose all men and things are servants.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

A determinate purpose in life and a steady adhesion to it through all disadvantages, are indispensable conditions of success.

William Punshon

Thought allied fearlessly to purpose becomes creative force.

James Allen

There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.

Napoleon Hill

Good luck is another name for tenacity of purpose.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Joy is but the sign that creative emotion is fulfilling its purpose.

Charles Du Bos

It is essential that we enable young people to see themselves as participants in one of the most exciting eras in history, and to have a sense of purpose in relation to it.

Nelson Rockefeller
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