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The universe may have a purpose, but nothing we know suggests that, if so, this purpose has any similarity to ours.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


That's why it has to be a nonprofit, because a nonprofit is required to take monies it receives and use them for the purposes for which it's chartered by the government. It can't be pocketed.
~By Mitch Kapor ~


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 ~


The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


By the fourth grade, I graduated to an erector set and spent many happy hours constructing devices of unknown purpose where the main design criterion was to maximize the number of moving parts and overall size.
~By Steven Chu ~


The first thing to do in life is to do with purpose what one purposes to do.
~By Pablo Casals ~


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.
~By Hermann Hesse ~


I'm in the music business for one purpose - to make money.
~By Nat King Cole ~


The tongue may be employed about, and made to serve all the purposes of vice, in tempting and deceiving, in perjury and injustice.
~By Joseph Butler ~


America is never wholly herself unless she is engaged in high moral principle. We as a people have such a purpose today. It is to make kinder the face of the nation and gentler the face of the world.
~By George H. W. Bush ~


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 ~


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 purpose behind terrorism is to instill fear in people - the fear that electrical power, for instance, will be taken away or the transportation system will be taken down.
~By Vinton Cerf ~


The widespread diffusion of nuclear weapons would make many nations able, and in some cases also create the pressure, to aggravate an on-going crisis, or even touch off a war between two other powers for purposes of their own.
~By Herman Kahn ~


This will result in wells that will make a substantial improvement in the recovery factor just because they are absolutely in the proper place within the reservoir for the purposes of drainage.
~By Andrew Gould ~


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 ~


But once I acclimated and really used fame for what it was offering me as a tool to serve my life purpose of inspiring and contributing, then it started to get fun again.
~By Alanis Morissette ~


The purpose of satire has been rightly stated as to strip off the veneer of comforting illusion and cosy half truth, and our job, as I see it, is to put it back again!
~By Michael Flanders ~


The purpose of separation of church and state is to keep forever from these shores the ceaseless strife that has soaked the soil of Europe with blood for centuries.
~By James Madison ~


There are things they tell us that sound good to hear, but when they have accomplished their purpose they will go home and will not try to fulfill our agreements with them.
~By Sitting Bull ~


Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.
~By W. Clement Stone ~


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 ~


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 ~


The purpose of all wars, is peace.
~By Saint Augustine ~


For the purposes of the play, it was perfect to be able to use that and the stresses and strains that there were. At the end of the play, the mother realizes the terrible things she had done.
~By Fay Wray ~


A system of education, which would not gratify this disposition in any party, is requisite, in order to obviate the difficulty, and the reader will find a something said to that purpose in perusing this tract.
~By Joseph Lancaster ~


Psychoanalysis is a terribly efficient instrument, and because it is more and more a prestigious instrument, we run the risk of using it with a purpose for which it was not made for, and in this way we may degrade it.
~By Jacques Lacan ~


I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand. Henceforth will I apply ALL my efforts to become the highest mountain of all and I will strain my potential until it cries for mercy.
~By Og Mandino ~


The 2 million people who work in the NHS and social care are also themselves patients and users. I know they all want to treat patients and users the way they and their families would want to be treated and that is the purpose of our reforms.
~By Patricia Hewitt ~


The reader becomes God, for all textual purposes. I see your eyes glazing over, so I'll hush.
~By David Foster Wallace ~


Just to travel is rather boring, but to travel with a purpose is educational and exciting.
~By Sargent Shriver ~


I try to deal with the complexities of power and social life, but as far as the visual presentation goes I purposely avoid a high degree of difficulty.
~By Barbara Kruger ~


To what purpose is it to be artificially happy on the surface?
~By Anne Parillaud ~


The sole purpose of business is service. The sole purpose of advertising is explaining the service which business renders.
~By Leo Burnett ~


Whatever you do for the sole purpose of having others admire you, your efforts will most likely be in vain.
~By Dave Pelzer ~


I never search for a reason why - I have faith in the Lord's purpose.
~By Willie Stargell ~


The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking.
~By Christopher Morley ~


Words are but the vague shadows of the volumes we mean. Little audible links, they are, chaining together great inaudible feelings and purposes.
~By Theodore Dreiser ~


You know, the purpose of reconciliation is to avoid the filibuster. The filibuster is an effort to talk something to death.
~By Dick Durbin ~


The most difficult crime to track is the one which is purposeless.
~By Arthur Conan Doyle ~


Bring me men to match my mountains: Bring me men to match my plains: Men with empires in their purpose and new eras in their brains.
~By Sam Walter Foss ~


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 ~


Without wisdom, the future has no meaning, no valuable purpose.
~By Herbie Hancock ~


My purpose is to make my narrative as truthful as possible.
~By George Armstrong Custer ~


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?
~By Charles M. Schulz ~


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


The trip I made to Angola to study the prehistoric contents of the gravel beds as a means of deciding the age of the deposits and their economic potential was the first time prehistory had ever been used for such a purpose.
~By Louis Leakey ~


The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.
~By William Shakespeare ~


Art to me is an anecdote of the spirit, and the only means of making concrete the purpose of its varied quickness and stillness.
~By Mark Rothko ~


Simplicity, clarity, singleness: These are the attributes that give our lives power and vividness and joy as they are also the marks of great art. They seem to be the purpose of God for his whole creation.
~By Richard Holloway ~


The main purpose of the stock market is to make fools of as many men as possible.
~By Bernard Baruch ~


It would seem, therefore, that this constitutional safeguard may no longer serve its original purpose, especially when, as we learned last year, some acts of perjury may now be acceptable - in this world, at least, if not the next.
~By James L. Buckley ~


I determined never to stop until I had come to the end and achieved my purpose.
~By David Livingstone ~


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


Providence has nothing good or high in store for one who does not resolutely aim at something high or good. A purpose is the eternal condition of success.
~By Thornton Wilder ~


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 ~


The fishes are also employed for the same purpose on any yard, which happens to be sprung or fractured. Thus their form, application, and utility are exactly like those of the splinters applied to a broken limb in surgery.
~By William Falconer ~


If you are charged with this responsibility of enhancing interrogations, or using soldiers to enhance interrogations to find Saddam, and you're above the law for all practical purposes, you might try some unusual techniques. Now we know that, in fact, they did.
~By Janis Karpinski ~


We're all so mauled by information, but it's recycled information. We need to shut it out. So, you've got to get bizarre. This is an artist's purpose - to break away from the recycled. Performance art can do that.
~By Jack Bowman ~


While goals are chosen, a purpose is discovered. Our purpose is something we have been doing all along, and will continue to do, regardless of circumstances, until the day we die.
~By Peter McWilliams ~


The reason to split a court is for administrative purposes, and in the past there has been much debate about the liberal decisions of the Ninth Circuit and so forth; and people have wanted to get out of the Ninth Circuit for that reason.
~By Michael K. Simpson ~


In 1995, I founded The Molecular Sciences Institute with a gift from the Philip Morris Company where I hoped that we could create an environment where young people could pursue science in an atmosphere of harmonious purpose and high intellectual challenge.
~By Sydney Brenner ~


It can have a secular purpose and have a relationship to God because God was presumed to be both over the state and the church, and separation of church and state was never meant to separate God from government.
~By Roy Moore ~


When I chased after money, I never had enough. When I got my life on purpose and focused on giving of myself and everything that arrived into my life, then I was prosperous.
~By Wayne Dyer ~


No lying knight or lying priest ever prospered in any age, but especially not in the dark ones. Men prospered then only in following an openly declared purpose, and preaching candidly beloved and trusted creeds.
~By John Ruskin ~


Soy sauce is really a multi-purpose seasoning.
~By Martin Yan ~


One answer is that the town's elected officials thought that the project served a public purpose and that the various subsidies and favors were worth the price. But they may or may not have thought this.
~By Michael Kinsley ~


Our lives are programmed at conception and are endowed with purpose and meaning.
~By Jeane Dixon ~


Keep it in tune with the times, but don't write with the specific purpose of trying to create a hit. If you're doing it strictly to make money, you're crazy. There are easier ways to make money.
~By Dorothy Fields ~


When liberals finally grasped the strength of popular feeling about the family, they cried to appropriate the rhetoric and symbolism of family values for their own purposes.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


The instant the Government was organized, at the very first Congress, the Northern States evinced a general desire and purpose to use it for their own benefit, and to pervert its powers for sectional advantage, and they have steadily pursued that policy to this day.
~By Robert Toombs ~


It is only of life on Earth, however, that one can speak with any certainty. It seems to me that all life on Earth, the sum total of life upon the Earth, has purpose.
~By Clifford D. Simak ~


People need a sacred narrative. They must have a sense of larger purpose, in one form or another, however intellectualized. They will find a way to keep ancestral spirits alive.
~By E. O. Wilson ~


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.
~By Brian Tracy ~


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


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 ~


Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose.
~By Garrison Keillor ~


The very purpose of the Bill of Rights and the Constitution is to protect minority rights against majority voters. Every court decision that strikes down discriminatory legislation, including past Supreme Court decisions, affirming the fundamental rights to marry the person you love, overrules a majority decision.
~By David Boies ~


The choice that you, as a Soul, have in relation to anything is always to be loving. Do you understand that this is the divine purpose that all of us as humans have been given - to love unconditionally?
~By John Morton ~


The American citizen must be made aware that today a relatively small group of people is proclaiming its purposes to be the will of the People. That elitist approach to government must be repudiated.
~By William E. Simon ~


More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent.
~By Billy Sunday ~


Few have been taught to any purpose who have not been their own teachers.
~By Joshua Reynolds ~


I think of myself as being a relatively intelligent man who is open to a lot of different things and I think that questioning our purpose in life and the meaning of existence is something that we all go through at some point.
~By Laurence Fishburne ~


Every novelist has a different purpose - and often several purposes which might even be contradictory.
~By Irwin Shaw ~


The purpose of Compulsory Education is to deprive the common people of their commonsense.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


The purpose of a business is to create a customer.
~By Peter Drucker ~


We are not utilizing the Iraqi oil for U.S. purposes. We are not asking that the Iraqi oil be used to pay our military expenses. We are asking only that the Iraqi oil be used to rebuild Iraq - that is, to rebuild Iraq for the Iraqi people.
~By Arlen Specter ~


War should be the politics of last resort. And when we go to war, we should have a purpose that our people understand and support.
~By Colin Powell ~


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


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 ~


The spectacle of a great, solvent government paying a fictitious price for gold it did not want and did not need and doing it on purpose to debase the value of its own paper currency was one to astonish the world.
~By Garet Garrett ~


Educators are still spending way too much time trying to control what kids learn, bending the content to their own purposes, hoping beyond hope to change - by using technology - but not change too much.
~By Daniel Greenberg ~


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


But in truth, should I meet with gold or spices in great quantity, I shall remain till I collect as much as possible, and for this purpose I am proceeding solely in quest of them.
~By Christopher Columbus ~


I felt the most intense pleasure in piercing the stone in order to make an abstract form and space; quite a different sensation from that of doing it for the purpose of realism.
~By Barbara Hepworth ~


What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


The distinction between children and adults, while probably useful for some purposes, is at bottom a specious one, I feel. There are only individual egos, crazy for love.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


We believe it wrong ever to take a dollar from a free citizen without a very necessary public purpose, because each such taking diminishes the freedom to spend that dollar as its owner would prefer.
~By Mitch Daniels ~


Design is a plan for arranging elements in such a way as best to accomplish a particular purpose.
~By Charles Eames ~


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

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