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It is horrible, yet fascinating, this struggle between a set purpose and an utterly exhausted frame. (Quote by - Doyle)

This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap; the being a force of nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose direction and begin to bend. (Quote by - Walter Savage Landor)

The purpose of life is a life of purpose. (Quote by - Robert Byrne)

I look forward to a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint; its wealth with our wisdom; its power with our purpose. (Quote by - Kennedy)

And we know that all things work together for good to 120 them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. (Quote by - Bible)

An unemployed existence is a worse negation of life than death itself. (Quote by - Josť Ortega y Gasset)

The good man is the man who, no matter how morally unworthy he has been, is moving to become better. (Quote by - John Dewey)

If Heaven made him - earth can find some use for him. (Quote by - Chinese Proverb)

Worry ducks when purpose flies overhead. (Quote by - C. Astrid Weber)

In a mind charged with an eager purpose and an unfinished vindictiveness, there is no room for new feelings. (Quote by - Eliot)

Lack of something to feel important about is almost the greatest tragedy a man may have. (Quote by - Arthur E. Morgan)

We should all be obliged to appear before a board every five years, and justify our existence. on pain of liquidation. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

We all possess the thunder of pure fury and the calm breeze of tranquility. If it wasn't for tomorrow, how much would we get done today? Whatever your purpose. embrace it completely. Get lost in the clouds every now and then so you never lose sight of God's wonder. (Quote by - Paul Vitale)

To have no set purpose in one's life is the harlotry of the will. (Quote by - Stephen MacKenna)

When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind. (Quote by - Seneca)

When he walks he casts a shadow of purpose. (Quote by - Emme Woodhull)

Only the consciousness of a purpose that is mightier than any man and worthy of all men can fortify and inspirit and compose the souls of men. (Quote by - Walter Lippmann)

The Englishman never enjoys himself except for a noble purpose. (Quote by - Herbert)

The secret of success is constancy to purpose. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

A useless life is an early death. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Talk, v. t. To commit an indiscretion without temptation, from an impulse without purpose. (Quote by - Bierce)

Better passion and death than any more of these'isms'. No more of the old purpose done up in aspic. Better passion and death. (Quote by - Lawrence)

The purpose of art is the lifelong construction of a state of wonder. (Quote by - Gould)

Nature, as we say, does nothing without some purpose; and for thepurpose of making mana political animal she has endowed him alone among the animals with the power of reasoned speech. (Quote by - Aristotle)


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