“Your work is to discover your work and then, with all your heart, to give yourself to it.” – Buddha

“The purpose of life is a life of purpose.” – Robert Byrne

“If you’re alive, there’s a purpose for your life.” – Rick Warren

“Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished. If you’re alive, it isn’t.” – Richard Bach

“Having a sense of purpose is having a sense of self. A course to plot is a destination to hope for.” – Bryant H McGill

“The purpose of a man’s heart are deep waters, but a man of understanding draws them out.” – The Bible (Proverbs 20:5)

“Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life … Therein he cannot be re­placed, nor can his life be repeated. Thus, everyone’s task is as unique as is his specific opportunity to implement it.” – Viktor Frankl

“It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.” – Hermann Hesse

“Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.” – Clement Stone

“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

“One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.” – John Stuart Mill

“Nothing can resist the human will that will stake even its existence on its stated purpose.” – Disraeli, Benjamin

“The secret of success is constancy to purpose.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“Success demands singleness of purpose.” – Vince Lombardi

“More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent.” – Billy Sunday

“The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

“The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as best.” – George Eliot

“The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere.” – Michel de Montaigne

“When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.”  – Seneca

“If you don’t decide what your life is about, it defaults to what you spend your days doing.”  – Robert Brault

“The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” – Dalai Lama

“Life finds its purpose and fulfillment in the expansion of happiness.” – Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

“Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” – Helen Keller

“The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.” – Mitch Albom

“No man or woman 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.” – Denis Waitley

“This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us; to live in such a way that we may be proud of ourselves; to act in such a way that some part of us lives on.” – Oswald Spengler

“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

“Be the change you want to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” – Malcolm Forbes

“The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.” – Albert Einstein

“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.” – Stephen Hawking

“The essence of the independent mind lies not in what it thinks, but in how it thinks.” – Christopher Hitchens

“The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people are so full of doubts”: – Bertrand Russell

“As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.” – Carl Jung

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