Purpose Quotes

For an athlete to function properly, he must be intent. There has to be a definite purpose and goal if you are to progress. If you are not intent about what you are doing, you aren't able to resist the temptation to do something else that might be more fun at the moment.

John Wooden

Each of our acts makes a statement as to our purpose.

Leo Buscaglia

The sense of paralysis proceeds not so much out of the mammoth size of the problem but out of the puniness of the purpose.

Norman Cousins

Many people flounder about in life because they do not have a purpose, an objective toward which to work.

George Halas

There is no road to success but through a clear strong purpose. Nothing can take its place. A purpose underlies character, culture, position, attainment of every part.

Thornton T. Munger

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

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

Charles Du Bos

Strong lives are motivated by dynamic purposes.

Kenneth Hildebrand

Good luck is another name for tenacity of purpose.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Thought allied fearlessly to purpose becomes creative force.

James Allen

To love what you do and feel that it matters - how could anything be more fun?

Katharine Graham

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

William Punshon

The great thing in this world is not so much where you stand, as in what direction you are moving.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Everything in the universe has a purpose. Indeed, the invisible intelligence that flows through everything in a purposeful fashion is also flowing through you.

Benjamin Disraeli

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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