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Monday Motivation: 27 Quotes To Help You Live A Purpose-Driven Life 

 

Many people spend their lives wondering how successful people worked so hard to get to the top. While some blame it on sheer luck, others conclude that their success must be the result of illegal activities. Then there’s a third group of people who view success only in relation to material wealth.


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Whatever your view of success is, it is important to know how vital having a purpose is for reaching your dreams.

When you create a purpose for yourself, you start seeing the big picture. You stop getting discouraged by obstacles in the way of your dreams and aspirations.

Here are 27 quotes to inspire you to live a life driven by purpose and increase your determination to succeed.

  1. “The two most important days in life are the day you born and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain
  2. “Great minds have purposes, others have wishes.” – Washington Irving
  3. “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
  4. “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
  5. “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
  6. “The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere.” – Michel de Montaigne
  7. “When you find your WHY, you don’t hit snooze no more! You find a way to make it happen!” – Eric Thomas
  8. “The person without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder.” – Thomas Carlyle
  9. “The best way to lengthen out our days is to walk steadily and with a purpose.” – Charles Dickens
  10. “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
  11. The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov
  12. “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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  1. “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
  2. “When you stay on purpose and refuse to be discouraged by fear, you align with the infinite self, in which all possibilities exist.” – Wayne Dyer
  3. “When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced; live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.” – Indian Proverb
  4. “You must first be who you really are, then do what you need to do, in order to have what you want.” – Margaret Young
  5. “True happiness… is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” – Helen Keller
  6. “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” – Maya Angelou
  7. “More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent.” – Billy Sunday
  8. “I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand. Henceforth will I apply ALL my efforts to become the highest mountain of all and I will strain my potential until it cries for mercy.” – Og Mandino
  9. “Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.” – James Allen
  10. “The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere.” – Michel de Montaigne
  11. “Everyone has been made for some particular work and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.” – Jalaluddin Rumi
  12. “The secret of success is constancy to purpose.” – Benjamin Disraeli
  13. “Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.” – John F. Kennedy
  14. “Happiness is within. It has nothing to do with how much applause you get or how many people praise you. Happiness comes when you believe that you have done something truly meaningful.” – Martin Yan
  15. “Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” – Rumi

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