Favorite Quotations ~  Purpose & Meaning Tree That Survived the Winter

"Without a purpose nothing should be done." ~ Marcus Aurelius

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I meant what I said,/And I said what I meant./You'll find l'm faithful,/One hundred percent. ~ Dr. Seuss, Horton Hatches the Egg

What is the use of a new-born child? ~ Benjamin Franklin, Life & Times of Benjamin Franklin

We are all designed for a specific purpose; we all have something for which each of us, and each of us alone, is responsible. ~ Naomi Stephan

A man without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder. ~ Thomas Carlyle

If our life has a meaning, an aim, it has nothing to do with our personal happiness, but something wiser and greater. ~ Anton Chekhov

When you are doing something meaningful, your capacity to replenish yourself is high. ~ Doug Kruscke

A faith to live by, a self to live with, and a purpose to live for. ~ Bob Harrington

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

The great and glorious masterpiece of man is how to live with a purpose. ~ Michel de Montaigne

Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it. ~ Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

They pursue meaninglessness until they force it to mean. ~ Rollo May, Courage to Create

I only mean forty per cent of what I say. ~ Marlon Brando

I do not deal in happiness. I deal in meaning. ~ Richard Wright

Each of our acts makes a statement as to our purpose. ~ Leo Buscaglia

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