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Monday Motivation: 25 Uplifting Quotes About Finding Your Purpose

 

Many are unaware, but finding your purpose is a life-long quest. True, a few individuals are lucky enough to discover what they were put on this earth to do early on.

However, finding purpose is a constant struggle for the majority. If you’re one of the many in search of meaning in life, these are quotes are for you!


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  • “The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • “The path to our destination is not always a straight one. We go down the wrong road, we get lost, we turn back. Maybe it doesn’t matter which road we embark on. Maybe what matters is that we embark.” – Barbara Hall
  • “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 person without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder.” – Thomas Carlyle
  • “Life is never made unbearable by circumstances, but only by lack of meaning and purpose.” – Viktor Frankl
  • “Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.” – Paulo Coelho
  • “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
  • “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
  • “Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be 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

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  • “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 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
  • “For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and ask myself: “if today was the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?”  And whenever, the answer has been “No” for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something. Almost everything–all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure–these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.” – Steve Jobs
  • “People take different roads seeking fulfilment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.” – Dalai Lama
  • “Let your life mean something. Become an inspiration to others so that they may try to do more and to become more than they are today.”- Thomas D. Willhite
  • “We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.”- Joseph Campbell
  • “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.”- Henry David Thoreau
  • “In the end,
    these things matter most:
    How well did you love?
    How fully did you live?
    How deeply did you let go?” – Siddhārtha Gautama
  • “Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” – Henry David Thoreau

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