Inspirational quotes on Purpose

Purpose quotes
Abraham Lincoln quote on Purpose

Purpose is the reason for which something is done, it is the objective of ones life. Whatever we do in our life, we do it because, we have a purpose behind it. It is the true Purpose that keeps us motivated to peruse our dreams, even in tough situations. Purpose gives a direction and meaning to your life and dreams. Purpose is the starting point of every thing you do or want to do, so it is very important to have a meaningful Purpose to achieve something. If we want to become successful, we must find the purpose in our life and give our whole heart and soul to it.

Purpose quotes
Purpose quotes

“When you walk in purpose, you collide with destiny.”
– Ralph Buchanan

“Have a purpose in life, and having it, throw into your work such strength of mind and muscle as God has given you.”
– Thomas Carlyle

“Great minds have purpose, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortunes; but great minds rise above them.”
– Washington Irving

“There is no road to success but through a clear strong purpose. Nothing can take its place. A purpose underlies character, culture, position, attainment of every part.”
– Thornton T. Munger

“If you don’t know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else.”
– Laurence J. Peter

“He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

“Nothing is more creative… nor destructive… than a brilliant mind with a purpose.”
Dan Brown

“You can have anything you want if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.”
– Abraham Lincoln

“If you have a purpose in which you can believe, there’s no end to the amount of things you can accomplish.”
– Marian Anderson

“Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.”
– John F. Kennedy

“Purpose is the place where your deep gladness meets the world’s needs.”
– Frederick Buechner

“The two most important days in life are the day you born and the day you discover the reason why.”
– Mark Twain

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The purpose of life is a life of purpose.”
– Robin Sharma

“Stand for something or you will fall for anything. Today’s mighty oak is yesterday’s nut that held its ground.”
– Rosa Parks

“Having a purpose is the difference between making a living and making a life.”
– Tom Thiss

“Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.”
– Oprah Winfrey

“You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off of you.”
Maya Angelou

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

“Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose.”
– Leonardo da Vinci

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

“Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought.”
– Napoleon Hill

“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

“Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.”
– Ayn Rand

“The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.”
– John Mason Brown

“When you’re surrounded by people who share a passionate commitment around a common purpose, anything is possible.”
– Howard Schultz

“The purpose of man is in action not thought.”
– Thomas Carlyle

“Be above it! Make the world serve your purpose, but do not serve it!”
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“In regard to man’s final end, all the higher religions are in complete agreement. The purpose of human life is the discovery of Truth, the unitive knowledge of the Godhead.”
– Aldous Huxley

“Man’s life on earth has only one end and purpose: to identify himself with his eternal Self and so to come to intuitive knowledge of the Divine Ground.”
– Aldous Huxley

“We make our purpose.”
– Carl Sagan

“The man without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder-a wait, a nothing, a no man.”
– Thomas Carlyle

“The purpose of life is not to be happy—but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you lived at all.”
– Leo Rosten

“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

“What mankind wants is not talent; it is purpose.”
– Edward George Bulwer-Lytton

“All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.”
– Brian Tracy


  1. Great reminders along the journey. It is easy to be distracted from our dreams and purpose in the busyness of each day. I particularly like the Nietzsche quote:

    He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.”


  2. “We make our purpose.” – Carl Sagan
    This just made my day. Thank you for visiting my blog, I am so glad I found you. Please keep these inspiring post coming.


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