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Purpose Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Purpose

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I have the Pleasure to assure you Congress pay particular Attention to the Defence of New Jersey, and hitherto have denied us nothing which we have Asked for that Purpose.
~By Abraham Clark ~


But my method of the pillar, as it throws the horse yet more upon the haunches, is still more effectual to this purpose, and besides always gives him the ply to the side he goes of.
~By William Cavendish ~


Many good purposes lie in the churchyard.
~By Philip Massinger ~


You can either read something many times in order to be assured that you got it all, or else you can define your purpose and use techniques which will assure that you have met it and gotten what you need.
~By E. F. Schumacher ~


The main purpose of science is simplicity and as we understand more things, everything is becoming simpler.
~By Edward Teller ~


I avoid clients for whom advertising is only a marginal factor in their marketing mix. They have an awkward tendency to raid their advertising appropriations whenever they need cash for other purposes.
~By David Ogilvy ~


The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we hold of ourselves with the appalling things that other people think about us.
~By Quentin Crisp ~


There are no morals about technology at all. Technology expands our ways of thinking about things, expands our ways of doing things. If we're bad people we use technology for bad purposes and if we're good people we use it for good purposes.
~By Herbert Simon ~


He came by a leap to the goal of purpose, not by the toilsome steps of reason. On the instant his headlong spirit declared his purpose: this was the one being for him in all the world: at this altar he would light a lamp of devotion, and keep it burning forever.
~By Gilbert Parker ~


The principal purpose of the Democratic Party is to use the force of government to take property away from the people who earn it and give it to people who do not.
~By Neal Boortz ~


Ideas? My head is full of them, one after the other, but they serve no purpose there. They must be put down on paper, one after the other.
~By Camilo Jose Cela ~


All the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer.
~By William Henry Harrison ~


We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience.
~By George Washington ~


You ask: what is the meaning or purpose of life? I can only answer with another question: do you think we are wise enough to read God's mind?
~By Freeman Dyson ~


I now resolved to go to bed early, with a firm purpose of also rising early the next day to revisit this charming walk; for I thought to myself, I have now seen this temple of the modern world imperfectly; I have seen it only by moonlight.
~By Karl Philipp Moritz ~


Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.
~By Cecil Beaton ~


Our purpose is to educate as well as to entertain.
~By Curtis Mayfield ~


Happiness comes when we test our skills towards some meaningful purpose.
~By John Stossel ~


Cherish believes that God made her with a special purpose. Like any teenage girl, she has her insecurities, but for the most part she has a real healthy self-esteem.
~By Charlene Tilton ~


The writer must earn money in order to be able to live and to write, but he must by no means live and write for the purpose of making money.
~By Karl Marx ~


If my soccer career were over, I would still come here because of the people. And despite the fact I've had to skip some school for National Team purposes, I am looking forward to holding that Carolina degree as soon as I can get my hands on it.
~By Lorrie Fair ~


Thirdly, even if we assume that the world is governed by purpose, we need only add that this purpose - or, if there are several, at least one of them - is not especially intent on preventing suffering, whether it is indifferent to suffering or actually rejoices in it.
~By Walter Kaufmann ~


Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose.
~By Zora Neale Hurston ~


Where there are large powers with little ambition... nature may be said to have fallen short of her purposes.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


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.
~By Nelson Rockefeller ~


What mankind wants is not talent; it is purpose.
~By Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton ~


I've spent about that amount of time trying to tell the public that there was purpose in... my business, my career and the roller coaster ride... how the people I associated with worked together.
~By Diahann Carroll ~


With the supermarket as our temple and the singing commercial as our litany, are we likely to fire the world with an irresistible vision of America's exalted purpose and inspiring way of life?
~By Adlai Stevenson ~


It cannot take decades to resurrect, we must act immediately with purpose and enthusiasm to rebuild.
~By Alan Autry ~


Triumphant science and technology are only at the threshold of man's command over sources of energy so stupendous that, if used for military purposes, they can wipe out our entire civilization.
~By Cordell Hull ~


The more a person learns how to use the forces of nature for his own purposes, by means of perfecting the sciences and the invention and improvement of machines, the more he will produce.
~By Friedrich List ~


One column of truth cannot hold an institution of ideas from falling into ignorance. It is wiser that a person of prudence and purpose save his strength for battles that can be won.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


As to the first, I do not know that I have done very much myself to promote fraternity between nations but I do know that there can be no more important purpose for any man's activity or interests.
~By Lester B. Pearson ~


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


Is the president purposefully using propaganda and hyperbole to garner the American public for support?
~By Sean Hannity ~


A journalistic purpose could be someone with a Xerox machine in a basement.
~By Antonin Scalia ~


A Christian is nothing but a sinful man who has put himself to school for Christ for the honest purpose of becoming better.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly. The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


Obvious enough that generalities work to protect the mind from the great outdoors; is it possible that this was in fact their first purpose?
~By Howard Nemerov ~


I like that kind of frantic schedule. It makes me feel like I have a purpose.
~By Sara Gilbert ~


Because of my voice, speaking words which had been carefully chosen, women had used money they had set aside for other purposes to buy war bonds.
~By Kate Smith ~


The Spy Act strikes a right balance between preserving legitimate and benign uses of this technology, while still, at the same time, protecting unwitting consumers from the harm caused when it is misused and, of course, designed for nefarious purposes.
~By Cliff Stearns ~


During our travels, the Indians entertained me well; and their affection for me was so great, that they utterly refused to leave me there with the others, although the Governor offered them one hundred pounds sterling for me, on purpose to give me a parole to go home.
~By Daniel Boone ~


Tis this desire of bending all things to our own purposes which turns them into confusion and is the chief source of every error in our lives.
~By Sarah Fielding ~


The propagandist's purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


When there wasn't any money involved, for all intents and purposes, nobody gave a damn. But now the land, supposedly worthless, is seen for what it really is: an incredibly valuable asset.
~By Neil Abercrombie ~


We hope there is a sense of purpose in everything.
~By Ozzie Smith ~


The whole purpose was to say that it doesn't have to be a zero sum. It's not the environment or jobs. You can have both. You can help the auto industry achieve that if you have investment in plants.
~By Jennifer Granholm ~


In criticism I will be bold, and as sternly, absolutely just with friend and foe. From this purpose nothing shall turn me.
~By Edgar Allan Poe ~


The very idea of true patriotism is lost, and the term has been prostituted to the very worst of purposes. A patriot, sir! Why, patriots spring up like mushrooms!
~By Robert Walpole ~


Every man who has a calling to minister to the inhabitants of the world was ordained to that very purpose in the Grand Council of heaven before this world was. I suppose I was ordained to this very office in that Grand Council.
~By Joseph Smith, Jr. ~


I'm not saying we purposely introduced bugs or anything, but this is kind of a natural result of any complexities of software... that you can't fully test it.
~By Will Wright ~


The political object is the goal, war is the means of reaching it, and the means can never be considered in isolation form their purposes.
~By Karl Von Clausewitz ~


Don't confuse hypothesis and theory. The former is a possible explanation; the latter, the correct one. The establishment of theory is the very purpose of science.
~By Martin H. Fischer ~


Corporations are social organizations, the theater in which men and women realize or fail to realize purposeful and productive lives.
~By Lester Bangs ~


The EU should have consolidated its different presences and purposes in Kosovo earlier.
~By Emma Bonino ~


Often and often must he have thought, that, to be or not to be forever, was a question, which must be settled; as it is the foundation, and the only foundation upon which we feel that there can rest one thought, one feeling, or one purpose worthy of a human soul.
~By Jones Very ~


Parenthood is not an object of appetite or even desire. It is an object of will. There is no appetite for parenthood; there is only a purpose or intention of parenthood.
~By Robin G. Collingwood ~


I think the studio gave me that series on purpose, because they knew perfectly well that Robert Riskin was ill and that I needed to go to work. They gave me that series to do.
~By Fay Wray ~


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.
~By Helen Keller ~


In Japan itself there have all along been attempts by some to obliterate the article about renunciation of war from the Constitution and for this purpose they have taken every opportunity to make use of pressures from abroad.
~By Kenzaburo Oe ~


The purpose of psychology is to give us a completely different idea of the things we know best.
~By Paul Valery ~


You try on purpose to get players with different qualities which will rub off on one another.
~By James Levine ~


In my view, far from deserving condemnation for their courageous reporting, the New York Times, the Washington Post and other newspapers should be commended for serving the purpose that the Founding Fathers saw so clearly.
~By Hugo Black ~


The bill would ban human cloning, and any attempts at human cloning, for both reproductive purposes and medical research. Also forbidden is the importing of cloned embryos or products made from them.
~By Ken Calvert ~


Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over again, and you will grow stronger until you have accomplished a purpose - not the one you began with perhaps, but one you'll be glad to remember.
~By Anne Sullivan ~


It is only the enlightened ruler and the wise general who will use the highest intelligence of the army for the purposes of spying, and thereby they achieve great results.
~By Sun Tzu ~


If we bestow but a very little attention to the economy of the animal creation, we shall find manifest examples of premeditation, perseverance, resolution, and consumate artifice, in order to effect their purpose.
~By William Bartram ~


The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.
~By Sydney J. Harris ~


The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


The way to know about championship quality is to learn from champions, and that I did; studying them with professional purpose during my time in the ring and from habitual interest afterward.
~By Gene Tunney ~


We're helping those children who cannot help themselves and giving a push to those who can. We've done it by working together for a common purpose. I see no reason to stop now.
~By Jane D. Hull ~


I'm just beginning to direct. For all intents and purposes, this is the first time for me.
~By Mark Harmon ~


Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


The purpose of The Motherhood Manifesto is mothers really need to be given the ability to parent.
~By Joan Blades ~


Science attempts to analyze how things and people and animals behave; it has no concern whether this behavior is good or bad, is purposeful or not. But religion is precisely the quest for such answers: whether an act is right or wrong, good or bad, and why.
~By Warren Weaver ~


Mankind's role is to fulfil his heaven-sent purpose through a sincere heart that is in harmony with all creation and loves all things.
~By Morihei Ueshiba ~


Of the 55 refineries closed in America in the last 10 years, they were all closed for economic reasons, mostly oil company mergers. Not a single one was closed for environmental purposes or objections.
~By Peter DeFazio ~


Great minds have purposes; others have wishes.
~By Washington Irving ~


My story of success and failure is not just about music and being famous. It's about living and loving and trying to find purpose in this crazy world.
~By Wynonna Judd ~


Rounding to the nearest cent is sufficiently accurate for practical purposes.
~By Alexander John Ellis ~


I think of life itself now as a wonderful play that I've written for myself, and so my purpose is to have the utmost fun playing my part.
~By Shirley MacLaine ~


And preserving our open spaces or having them there for recreational purposes is one of the things that contributes to the high level of quality of life that we offer in Pennsylvania, and that also translates into economic benefits.
~By Ed Rendell ~


So if you look back over the long history of China, they've never tried to take over the world, but they've been quite aggressive in their own neighborhood... in carrying out their own purposes and interests in their sphere of the world.
~By Fred Thompson ~


The Englishman never enjoys himself except for a noble purpose.
~By A. P. Herbert ~


The new always happens against the overwhelming odds of statistical laws and their probability, which for all practical, everyday purposes amounts to certainty; the new therefore always appears in the guise of a miracle.
~By Hannah Arendt ~


Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


To be honest, I find going out pretty scary and intimidating. Got all those people checking you out, with only one purpose: hooking up. I'm quite the dork, I'd rather sit home and play Scrabble. But that doesn't get you a girl, does it?
~By Wentworth Miller ~


An abundant supply of excellent water, forming a volume equal in bulk to the human body, is conveyed by one of these pipes, and distributed about the city, where it is used by the inhabitants for drink and other purposes.
~By Hernando Cortes ~


What is the primary purpose of a political leader? To build a majority. If voters care about parking lots, then talk about parking lots.
~By Newt Gingrich ~


Commitment means that it is possible for a man to yield the nerve center of his consent to a purpose or cause, a movement or an ideal, which may be more important to him than whether he lives or dies.
~By Howard Thurman ~


But we can hold our spirits and our bodies so pure and high, we may cherish such thoughts and such ideals, and dream such dreams of lofty purpose, that we can determine and know what manner of men we will be, whenever and wherever the hour strikes and calls to noble action.
~By Joshua Chamberlain ~


Death is not only an unusually severe punishment, unusual in its pain, in its finality and in its enormity, but is serves no penal purpose more effectively than a less severe punishment.
~By William J. Brennan ~


As the purpose of comedy is to correct the vices of men, I see no reason why anyone should be exempt.
~By Moliere ~


If part of the purpose of making an album is to get some radio play, then you might as well think about that. But that's not really how we picked the songs.
~By Mike Gordon ~


To come to be you must have a vision of Being, a Dream, a Purpose, a Principle. You will become what your vision is.
~By Peter Nivio Zarlenga ~


The Greeks already understood that there was more interest in portraying an unusual character than a usual character - that is the purpose of films and theatre.
~By Isabelle Huppert ~


We create our own unhappiness. The purpose of suffering is to help us understand we are the ones who cause it.
~By Willie Nelson ~


I am not on this planet to get something done - the things we accomplish are expressions of our purpose.
~By Paul Williams ~


There is no failure except in no longer trying. There is no defeat except from within, no really insurmountable barrier save our own inherent weakness of purpose.
~By Kin Hubbard ~

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May 8 ,2021
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