Favorite Quotations ~  Purpose & Meaning, 2 Meditations on the Purpose Driven Life

"A life without purpose is a languid, drifting thing; Every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves: This day let me make a sound beginning, for what we have hitherto done is naught!" ~ Thomas a Kempis

Thank you, Richard

If you look good and dress well, you don't need a purpose in life. ~ Robert Pante

The mountain represents your purpose in life. You and your people will enjoy the greatest success and satisfaction if you relentlessly pursue your purpose. ~ Paul Stoltz

The purpose of writing is to hold a mirror to nature, but too much today is written from the small mirrors in vanity cases. ~ John Mason Brown

I believe that what a woman resents is not so much giving herself in pieces as giving herself purposelessly. ~ Ann Morrow Lindbergh

Hope, purpose and determination are not merely mental states. They have electrochemical connections that affect the immune system. ~ Norman Cousins

Our first, our greatest, our most relentless purpose is peace. For without peace there is nothing. ~ Adlai Stevenson

People haunted by the purposelessness of their lives try to find a new content not only by dedicating themselves to a holy cause but also by nursing a fanatical grievance. A mass movement offers them unlimited opportunities for both. ~ Eric Hoffer

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

I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time. ~ Jack London

Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission. ~ Zig Ziglar

Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend or a meaningful day. ~ Dalai Lama, Dalai Lama: A Policy of Kindness

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