18 Inspiring Purpose Quotes

He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how. -Friedrich Nietzsche

He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how. -Friedrich Nietzsche

 

Great minds have purposes, others have wishes. -Washington Irving

Great minds have purposes, others have wishes. -Washington Irving

 

Nothing is more creative... nor destructive... than a brilliant mind with a purpose. -Dan Brown

Nothing is more creative… nor destructive… than a brilliant mind with a purpose. -Dan Brown

 

It’s not enough to have lived. We should be determined to live for something. -Winston Churchill

It’s not enough to have lived. We should be determined to live for something. -Winston Churchill

 

The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere. -Michel de Montaigne

The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere. -Michel de Montaigne

 

The person without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder. -Thomas Carlyle

The person without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder. -Thomas Carlyle

 

The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for. -Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for. -Fyodor Dostoyevsky

 

The best way to lengthen out our days is to walk steadily and with a purpose. -Charles Dickens

The best way to lengthen out our days is to walk steadily and with a purpose. -Charles Dickens

 

Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be one’s aim. -John D. Rockefeller

Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be one’s aim. -John D. Rockefeller

 

If you have a strong purpose in life, you don’t have to be pushed. Your passion will drive you there. -Roy T. Bennett

If you have a strong purpose in life, you don’t have to be pushed. Your passion will drive you there. -Roy T. Bennett

 

If you can’t figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose. -Bishop T.D. Jakes

If you can’t figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose. -Bishop T.D. Jakes

 

I believe purpose is something for which one is responsible; it’s not just divinely assigned. -Michael J. Fox

I believe purpose is something for which one is responsible; it’s not just divinely assigned. -Michael J. Fox

 

Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction. -John F. Kennedy

Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction. -John F. Kennedy

 

Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. -W. Clement Stone

Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. -W. Clement Stone

 

Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone's soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd. -Rumi

Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd. -Rumi

 

When you find your WHY, you don’t hit snooze no more! You find a way to make it happen! -Eric Thomas

When you find your WHY, you don’t hit snooze no more! You find a way to make it happen! -Eric Thomas

 

Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it. -Buddha

Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it. -Buddha

 

The two most important days in life are the day you born and the day you find out why. -Mark Twain

The two most important days in life are the day you born and the day you find out why. -Mark Twain