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Life Purpose Quotes to Inspire Your Focus



Browse these top life purpose quotes and see if they help you reflect on your course in life. Are you finding life purpose and living it with passion?

Everyone has a purpose in life... a unique gift or special talent to give to others. And when we blend this unique talent with service to others, we experience the ecstasy and exultation of our own spirit, which is the ultimate goal of all goals.

Deepak Chopra

Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.

Marion Wright Edelman

Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in this life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences. All events are blessings given to us to learn from.

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Pleasure is not the purpose of man's existence. Joy is.

David O. McKay

Strange is our situation here upon earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to divine a purpose. From the standpoint of daily life, however, there is one thing we do know: that man is here for the sake of other men.

Albert Einstein

Every living creature that comes into the world has something allotted him to perform; therefore, he should not stand an idle spectator of what others are doing.

Sarah Kirby Trimmer

I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be honorable, 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 fight against evil and misfortune; it is to unveil magnificence.

Alan Cohen

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Life Purpose Quotes on Passion and Enjoyment

You are happy living a passionate life... you are not contracted in your gift and you are giving to others... The real purpose on this planet is to give but in order to give you must first have... When you have something & you give it, then you are the receiver.

Janet Attwood

Men who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced early in life the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose. As a result, they enjoy in later life the success so often erroneously attributed to good luck.

Grenville Kleiser

There is one purpose to life and one only: to bear witness to and understand as much as possible of the complexity of the world - its beauty, its mysteries, its riddles. The more you understand, the more you look, the greater is your enjoyment of life and your sense of peace. That's all there is to it.

Anne Rice

Your purpose and passion in life go hand in hand.

Life Purpose Quotes Address Achievement

Determine what specific goal you want to achieve. Then dedicate yourself to its attainment with unswerving singleness of purpose, the trenchant zeal of a crusader.

Paul J. Meyer

Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, the become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.

Dennis Waitley

No man or waman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.

Dennis Waitley

We're so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we forget the inner value, the rapture that is associated with being alive, is what it is all about.

Joseph Campbell

Life Purpose Quotes Speak of Vision, Focus, and Goals

As long as you believe what you're doing is meaningful, you can cut through fear and exhaustion and take the next step.

Arlene Blum

Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.

James Allen

The real difference between men is energy. A strong will, a settled purpose, an invincible determination, can accomplish almost anything; and in this lies the distinction between great men and little men.

Thomas Fuller

You must be single-minded. Drive for one thing on which you have decided.

George S. Patton

The longer I live, the more I am certain that the great difference between the great and the insignificant, is energy -- invincible determination -- a purpose once fixed and then death or victory.

Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton

We must have a theme, a goal, a purpose in our lives. If you donít know where youíre aiming, you donít have a goal. My goal is to live my life in such a way that when I die, someone can say, she cared.

Mary Kay Ash

Your purpose explains what you are doing with your life. Your vision explains how you are living your purpose. Your goals enable you to realize your vision.

Bob Proctor

Thoughts on attaining purpose of life.

Finding Life Purpose Quotes

If your job is not making a difference in this world, by all means, get out there and find something else. But in many situations, you'll find a sense of making a difference through your work if you simply look for it.

John Maxwell

We seek purpose when we are not in touch with who we really are. When an apple tree discovers who it is, the question 'what must I do?' disappears. When you discover who you are (at the deepest place of your being) you will find your purpose.

Colleen-Joy Page

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Life Purpose Quotes of Power and Inspiration

When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds: Your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great, and wonderful world. Dormant forces, faculties and talents become alive, and you discover yourself to be a greater person by far than you ever dreamed yourself to be.

Patanjali

Bring me men to match my mountains: Bring me men to match my plains: Men with empires in their purpose and new eras in their brains.

Thomas Paine

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

Great minds have purposes, others have wishes.

Washington Irving

What allows us, as human beings, to psychologically survive life on earth, with all of its pain, drama, and challenges, is a sense of purpose and meaning.

Barbara de Angelis

Purpose is the seed from which a successful existence sprouts.

Rick Beneteau

The person without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder.

Thomas Carlyle

Quotes about Purpose and Laughter

It may be that your sole purpose in life is simply to serve as a warning to others.

Lily Tomlin

Purpose and laughter are the twins that must not separate. Each is empty without the other.

Paul Martinelli

If I am doing nothing, I like to be doing nothing to some purpose. That is what leisure means.

Alan Bennett

Stay true to yourself... never lose sight of who you are at heart and in mind... the rest will fall in to place if it is meant to...

Melissa Paige Leigh





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