Quotes by purpose

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  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress.
  • Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
    Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
    Swiss-American psychiatrist 1926-2004
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    Learn to get in touch with 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.
  • Kahlil Gibran
    Kahlil Gibran
    Libian painter and writer 1883-1931
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    Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
  • Adam Weishaupt
    Adam Weishaupt
    German philosopher 1748-1830
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    Let this circumstance of our constitution therefore be directed to this noble purpose, and then all the objections urged against it by jealous tyranny and affrighted superstition will vanish.
  • Elizabeth Hardwick
    Elizabeth Hardwick
    American literary critic, novelist, and short story writer 1916-2007
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    Letters are above all useful as a means of expressing the ideal self; and no other method of communication is quite so good for this purpose. In letters we can reform without practice, beg without humiliation, snip and shape embarrassing experiences to the measure of our own desires...
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Literature always anticipates life. It does not copy it, but moulds it to its purpose. The nineteenth century, as we know it, is largely an invention of Balzac.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
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    Luck is tenacity of purpose.
  • Andy Rooney
    Andy Rooney
    American radio and television writer 1919-2011
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    Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving America a new sense of purpose.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    Man is eminently a storyteller. His search for a purpose, a cause, an ideal, a mission and the like is largely a search for a plot and a pattern in the development of his life story - a story that is basically without meaning or pattern.
  • George Halas
    George Halas
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    Many people flounder about in life because they do not have a purpose, an objective toward which to work.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    Most subjects at universities are taught for no other purpose than that they may be re-taught when the students become teachers.
  • Charles M. Schultz
    Charles M. Schultz
    American cartoonist 1922-
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    My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I'm happy. I can't figure it out. What am I doing right.
  • Bette Davis
    Bette Davis
    American Actress, Producer 1908-1989
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    My passions were all gathered together like fingers that made a fist. Drive is considered aggression today; I knew it then as purpose.
  • Elmore Leonard
    Elmore Leonard
    American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter 1925-2013
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    My purpose is to entertain and please myself. I feel that if I am entertained, then there will be enough other readers who will be entertained, too.
  • Arthur Hertzberg
    Arthur Hertzberg
    Jewish-American scholar and activist 1921-2006
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    My purpose is to have American Jews look away from the success story with which they've cheered themselves up, and to have them remember the classical tradition, whatever it is.
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