Purpose Quotes

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. Thornton Wilder

To forget one’s purpose is the commonest form of stupidity. Friedrich Nietzsche

Firmness of purpose is one of the best instruments of success. Lord Chesterfield

Good luck is another name for tenacity of purpose. Ralph Waldo Emerson

To me, there is only one form of human depravity – the man without a purpose. Ayn Rand

We must have a theme, a goal, a purpose in our lives. If you don’t know where you’re aiming, you don’t have a goal. My goal is to live my life in such a way that when I die, someone can say, she cared. Mary Kay Ash

The longer I live, the more I am certain that the great difference between the great and the insignificant, is energy – invincible determination – a purpose once fixed, and then death or victory. Thomas Fowell Buxton

The one way to get thin is to re-establish a purpose in life. Cyril Connolly

The secret of success is consistency of purpose. Benjamin Disraeli

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. Helen Keller

You can have anything you want – if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, have anything you desire, accomplish anything you set out to accomplish – if you will hold to that desire with singleness of purpose. Robert E Lee

Continuity of purpose is one of the most essential ingredients of happiness in the long run, and for most people this comes chiefly through their work. Bertrand Russell

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

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

If people want a sense of purpose they should get it from their archbishop. They should certainly not get it from their politicians. Harold Macmillan