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A just cause is not ruined by a few mistakes.
~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky | ( Russian writer of novels. ) | 1821-1881 | Purpose
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
A purpose you impart is no longer your own.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Purpose
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
~ James Allen | (British-born American essayist. ) | 1864-1912 | Purpose
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
Be above it! Make the world serve your purpose, but do not serve it.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Purpose
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
Be not simply good; be good for something.
~ Henry David Thoreau | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Purpose
quotes Division : Naturalists   
     
Be the business never so painful, you may have it done for money.
~ Thomas Fuller | ( British clergyman and author. ) | 1608-1661 | Purpose
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
~ Viktor Frankl | (Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist. ) | 1905-1997 | Purpose
quotes Division : Psychotherapists   
     
Every person above the ordinary has a certain mission that they are called to fulfill.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Purpose
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
Every why has a wherefore.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Purpose
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
Everything in the universe has a purpose. Indeed, the invisible intelligence that flows through everything in a purposeful fashion is also flowing through you.
~ Wayne Dyer | ( American psychotherapist, author and lecturer. ) | 1940-? | Purpose
quotes Division : Psychotherapists   
     
Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us little; we owe it everything. The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.
~ William Cowper | ( British poet. ) | 1731-1800 | Purpose
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
How could there be any question of acquiring or possessing, when the one thing needful for a man is to become -- to be at last, and to die in the fullness of his being.
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery | ( French aviator and writer. ) | 1900-1944 | Purpose
quotes Division : French Authors and Writers   
     
I know of no such unquestionable badge and ensign of a sovereign mind as that of tenacity of purpose...
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Purpose
quotes Division : American poets   
     
In a just cause the weak will beat the strong.
~ Sophocles | ( Greek tragic poet. ) | 497 -406 BC | Purpose
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end
~ Ernest Hemingway | ( American Writer. ) | 1898-1961 | Purpose
quotes Division : American writers   
     
It is your work in life that is your ultimate seduction.
~ Pablo Picasso | ( Spanish painter. ) | 1881-1973 | Purpose
quotes Division : Artists   
     
Many men go fishing their entire lives without knowing it is not fish they are after.
~ Henry David Thoreau | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Purpose
quotes Division : Naturalists   
     
Men achieve a certain greatness unawares, when working to another aim.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Purpose
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Nothing can resist the human will that will stake even its existence on its stated purpose.
~ Benjamin Disraeli | ( British politician and author. ) | 1804-1881 | Purpose
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Once we are destined to live out our lives in the prison of our mind, our duty is to furnish it well.
~ Peter Ustinov | (British actor, writer and director. ) | 1921-2004 | Purpose
quotes Division : Actors   
     
Our chief usefulness to humanity rests on our combining power with high purpose. Power undirected by high purpose spells calamity, and high purpose by itself is utterly useless if the power to put it into effect is lacking.
~ Theodore Roosevelt | ( 26th president of the U.S. ) | 1858-1919 | Purpose
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     

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