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The whole life is but a point of time; let us enjoy it, therefore, while it lasts, and not spend it to no purpose.

Battle doesn't need a purpose; the battle is its own purpose.
This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap; the being a force of nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.
He who clings to life shall lose it -- but losing it in a right cause will gain it.
If we don't stand for something, we may fall for anything.
What on earth are you doing for Heaven's sake?
Winners are people with definite purpose in life.
Man's chief end is to glorify God, and enjoy Him forever.
You, betrayed by time and space, Seek and find your proper place.
Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ; so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I may hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel. [Philippians 1:27]
The purpose of a man's heart are deep waters, but a man of understanding draws them out. [Proverbs 20:5]
Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were entreating through us; we beg you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God. [2 Corinthians 5:20]
Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended, but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward toward to those things which are ahead, I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.
Blessed are the single-hearted, for they shall enjoy much peace. If you refuse to be hurried and pressed, if you stay your soul on God, nothing can keep you from that clearness of spirit which is life and peace. In that stillness you will know what His will is.
Thus happiness depends, as nature shows, less on exterior things than most suppose.
No one sat me down with a piece of paper and said, ?This is what is expected of you. But I?m lucky enough in the fact that I have found my role I love being with people.?
I live for my sons. I would be lost without them.
The only failure a man ought to fear is failure in cleaving to the purpose he sees to be best.
I know of no such unquestionable badge and ensign of a sovereign mind as that of tenacity of purpose...
Men achieve a certain greatness unawares, when working to another aim.
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.
Be the business never so painful, you may have it done for money.
A purpose you impart is no longer your own.
Be above it! Make the world serve your purpose, but do not serve it.
I think that a lot of women are made to feel that they have not done the one thing that they were put on the earth to do if they didn't do the normal thing, if they didn't take the most traveled path. And it's unfortunate.
The purpose in life is to collaborate for a common cause; the problem is nobody seems to know what it is.
Many people flounder about in life because they do not have a purpose, an objective toward which to work.
The only way you can be successful on a post or win at it is to be at cause over it.
The one who adapts his policy to the times prospers, and likewise that the one whose policy clashes with the demands of the times does not.
If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place.
Give me a man who says, This one thing I do, and not, These fifty things, I dabble in.
Lack of something to feel important about is almost the greatest tragedy a man may have.
Purpose is what gives life a meaning.
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 your discover yourself to be a greater person by far than you ever dreamed yourself to be.
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.
It is essential that we enable young people to see themselves as participants in one of the most exciting eras in history, and to have a sense of purpose in relation to it.
To be a Sufi is to cease from taking trouble; and there is no greater trouble for thee than thine own self, for when thou art occupied with thyself, thou remainest away from God.
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.
How could there be any question of acquiring or possessing, when the one thing needful for a man is to become -- to be at last, and to die in the fullness of his being.