Purpose Quotes Page 2

Purpose Quotes
Here’s Purpose Quotes page 2.  If you haven’t read the first page on this topic, it’s worth taking a look.  Here is the 2nd installment:

A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything. -Malcolm X (1925-1965)

They are not only idle who do nothing, but they are idle also who might be better employed. -Socrates (469-399BC)

Ordinary people think merely of spending time. Great people think of using it. -Unknown

The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere. -Michel Eyquem De Montaigne (1533-1592)

Give me a man who says, “This one thing I do,” and not, “These fifty things, I dabble in.” -Dwight L. Moody (1837-1899)

All men should strive to learn before they die, what they are running from, and to, and why. -James Thurber

In a just cause the weak will beat the strong. -Sophocles (495-406 BC)

You are only as strong as your purpose, therefore let us choose reasons to act that are big, bold, righteous and eternal. -Barry Munro

When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds: Your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great, and wonderful world. Dormant forces, faculties and talents become alive, and you discover yourself to be a greater person by far than you ever dreamed yourself to be. -Patanjali

Strong lives are motivated by dynamic purposes; lesser ones exist on wishes and inclinations. -Kenneth Hildebrand

The whole life is but a point of time; let us enjoy it, therefore, while it lasts, and not spend it to no purpose. -Plutarch (46-120A.D.)

Knowing our personal mission further enhances the flow of mysterious coincidences as we are guided toward our destinies. First we have a question, then dreams, daydreams, and intuitions lead us toward the answers, which usually are synchronistically provided by the wisdom of another human being. -James Redfield

Man becomes greater in proportion to knowing himself and his faculties. Let him become conscious of what he is and he will soon also learn what he should be. -Felix E. Schelling (1858-1945)

It’s not so much how busy you are, but why you are busy. The bee is praised. The mosquito is swatted. -Mary O’Connor (1925-1964)

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilizing the mind as a steady purpose — a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye. -Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797-1851)

When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it. -W. Clement Stone (1902-2002)

Many men go fishing their entire lives without knowing it is not fish they are after. -Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Anyone can live heroically and successfully for one day. The man who achieves a high purpose makes that day the pattern for all the days of his life. -Unknown

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

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    • J.B. Walker
    • April 1, 2011

    Those quotes were awsume. Keep um coming.

    • Fathi Abdalla
    • April 3, 2011

    I am speechless

    Because everything I wanted to say is already been said within those amazing quotes.
    Number 9 rocks.
    Thanks Shawn

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