The Purpose of Life Quotes – Motivation and Inspiration

Purpose of life quotes

Today’s motivational quote is titled, “The Purpose of Life Quotes.” Every well-meaning human being wants to know what their purpose in life is. People want to live a meaningful life, a life of purpose and meaning. people do not want to muddle through life, they want to know “what am I living for?”

Sometimes, it is really difficult to find out what this purpose of life is, but by doing the things you have passion for you will one day discover your purpose in life. I have written two good articles on life purpose and purpose of life, you can check them out.

To enable you you focus on achieving your purpose in life, below are “The Purpose of Life Quotes” from people that have achieved greatly in life. By internalizing these quotes and making them your watchword, you will most definitely attain your purpose in life.

“You were put on this earth to achieve your greatest self, to live out your purpose, and to do it courageously.”

– Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

“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

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.

-Eleanor Roosevelt

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

-Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov

The human race is a monotonous affair. Most people spend the greatest part of their time working in order to live, and what little freedom remains so fills them with fear that they seek out any and every means to be rid of it.

-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, The Sorrows of Young Werther

It does not matter how long you are spending on the earth, how much money you have gathered or how much attention you have received. It is the amount of positive vibration you have radiated in life that matters.

-Amit Ray, Meditation: Insights and Inspirations

You were put on this earth to achieve your greatest self, to live out your purpose, and to do it courageously.

-Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

It is not that we have so little time but that we lose so much. The life we receive is not short but we make it so; we are not ill provided but use what we have wastefully.

-Lucius Annaeus Seneca, On the Shortness of Life

The purpose of life is to contribute in some way to making things better.

-Robert F. Kennedy

To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart and a free mind.

-Pearl S. Buck

Find your purpose daily and live life to the fullest and never give up.

-M.D. Eger

I believe purpose is something for which one is responsible; it’s not just divinely assigned.”

– Michael J. Fox

“If you have a strong purpose in life, you don’t have to be pushed. Your passion will drive you there.” 

– Roy T. Bennett

“It’s not enough to have lived. We should be determined to live for something.”

– Winston S. Churchill

“The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.”

– Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what maybe one’s aim.”

– John D. Rockefeller

“The two most important days in life are the day you born and the day you find out why.”

– Mark Twain

“Great minds have purposes, others have wishes.”

– Washington Irving

“The heart of human excellence often begins to beat when you discover a pursuit that absorbs you, frees you, challenges you, or gives you a sense of meaning, joy, or passion.”

– Terry Orlick

“To begin to think with purpose, is to enter the ranks of those strong ones who only recognize failure as one of the pathways to attainment.”

– James Allen

“The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere.”

– Michel de Montaigne

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

– Eric Thomas

“The person without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder.”

– Thomas Carlyle

“The best way to lengthen out our days is to walk steadily and with a purpose.”

– Charles Dickens

“By setting and pursuing goals, you have nothing to lose but a lot to gain. It has been scientifically proven that people who set goals are more fulfilled and positive about life. Having a purpose to wake up to each day will challenge us and give us meaning.”

– Zoe McKey

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

– Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov

“Figure out what your purpose is in life, what you really and truly want to do with your time and your life; then be willing to sacrifice everything and then some to achieve it. If you are not willing to make the sacrifice, then keep searching.”

– Quintina Ragnacci

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