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real purpose Quotes

13 of the best book quotes about real purpose
  1. #1
    “Is there some meaning to this life?
    What purpose lies behind the strife?
    Whence do we come, where are we bound?
    These cold questions echo and resound
    through each day, each lonely night.”
  2. #2
    ″Ask yourself: Are you spending your time on the right things?
    You may have causes, goals, interests. Are they even worth pursuing?I’ve long held on to a clipping from a newspaper in Roanoke, Virginia.It featured a photo of a pregnant woman who had lodged a protest against a local construction site. She worried that the sound of jackhammers was injuring her unborn child. But get this: In the photo, the woman is holding a cigarette. If she cared about her unborn child,the time she spent railing against jackhammers would have been better spent putting out that cigarette.″
  3. #3
    “Bad decisions made with good intentions, are still bad decisions.”
  4. #4
    “For, in the end, it is impossible to have a great life unless it is a meaningful life. And it is very difficult to have a meaningful life without meaningful work.”
  5. #5
    “So then Happiness is manifestly something focal and self-sufficient, being the end of all things which are and may be done.”
  6. #6
    “It isn’t equipment that wins the battles; it is the quality and the determination of the people fighting for a cause in which they believe.”
  1. #7
    “The purpose of life is a life of purpose.”
  2. #8
    “There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable.
    There is another theory which states that this has already happened.”
  3. #9
    “Once upon a time on Tralfamadore there were creatures who weren’t anything like machines. They weren’t dependable. They weren’t efficient. They weren’t predictable. They weren’t durable. And these poor creatures were obsessed by the idea that everything that existed had to have a purpose, and that some purposes were higher than others.
    These creatures spent most of their time trying to find out what their purpose was. And every time they found out what seemed to be a purpose of themselves, the purpose seemed so low that the creatures were filled with disgust and shame.”
  4. #10
    “A university training is the great ordinary means to a great but ordinary end.”
  5. #11
    “For nothing is moved at haphazard, but in every case there must be some reason present.”
  6. #12
    “I am not saying here that helping others, caring for your children, or striving for excellence in whatever field are not worthwhile things to do…but outer purpose alone is always relative, unstable, and impermanent.”
  7. #13
    “I’m not looking for sympathy. I’m far more interested in symmetry.”

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