405 Total Quotes

Purpose Quotes

Bobby Knight
If my primary purpose here at Indiana is to go out and win ballgames, I can probably do that as well as anybody can. I would just cheat, get some money from alot of people around Indianapolis who want to run the operation that way, and just go out and get the best basketball players I can. Then we'd beat everybody.
Bobby Knight
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What allows us, as human beings, to psychologically survive life on earth, with all of its pain, drama, and challenges, is a sense of purpose and meaning
Barbara de Angelis
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 Voltaire
There are some that only employ words for the purpose of disguising their thoughts
Voltaire
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W. Clement Stone,
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.
W. Clement Stone,
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The thing is, you're here for one purpose: winning. It's not about you, it's about the team. Whenever they ask you to do something, you do it for the best. You have to do whatever it takes.
Abraham Nunez
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An Englishman never enjoys himself, except for a noble purpose.
P. Herbert
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They're all equipped with multi-purpose rooms and gymnasiums, ... If we had to utilize all the schools, we could hold 25,000 to 30,000 temporarily. That's the worst-case scenario.
Aaron Adams
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Mix a conviction with a man and something happens.
Adam Powell
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To come to be you must have a vision of Being, a Dream, a Purpose, a Principle. You will become what your vision is.
Peter Zarlenga
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What we want to do [with .NET My Services] is provide a general-purpose platform that allows users and developers to easily build and deploy new Web services.
Adam Sohn
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Secrecy has many advantages, for when you tell someone the purpose of any object right away, they often think there is nothing to it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Al Skinner
We came down here with a purpose. But our goal is not over yet.
Al Skinner
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Al Skinner
We came down here with a purpose. Right now, we have placed ourselves in a position to win this thing. We are obviously pleased with that. Our goal is not over, yet.
Al Skinner
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I will vote against any bill that takes Social Security tax dollars and diverts them to any other purpose than Social Security benefits.
Rob Simmons
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Every person above the ordinary has a certain mission that they are called to fulfill.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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The sense of paralysis proceeds not so much out of the mammoth size of the problem but out of the puniness of the purpose.
Norman Cousins
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I often start into these trips knowing that there's an underlying purpose that transcends merely climbing a peak.
Alex Lowe
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Albert Schweitzer
Humanitarianism consists in never sacrificing a human being to a purpose
Albert Schweitzer
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The pilot project to use the funds [allocated for the purpose] will be possibly determined.
Alexei Kudrin
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A car for every purse and purpose.
Alfred Sloan
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Their inspectors will come to Iran for this purpose in the next few days.
Ali Larijani
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The main purpose is to visit troops as their commander in chief to relay the support of the folks back home. It's also an opportunity to see first hand the places they've served and continue to serve.
Lara Azar
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It just didn't work out. It doesn't serve any purpose to dwell on it.
Alonzo Jackson
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I'm extremely disappointed because the purpose of this whole thing is to try to win, ... It goes to show you that [ownership's] main objective isn't about whether this team wins a championship.
Alonzo Mourning
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I am no professional politician-which is perhaps why I am continually obsessed by the question as to the purpose served by the work done by my friends and myself, as well as its final result.
Andrei Sakharov
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You told dispatch you didn't shoot her on purpose, ... Did you shoot her on purpose?
Andrew Benson
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Blessed are the single-hearted, for they shall enjoy much peace. If you refuse to be hurried and pressed, if you stay your soul on God, nothing can keep you from that clearness of spirit which is life and peace. In that stillness you will know what His will is.
Amy Carmichael
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I think that's a big difference. If the ones in the program aren't coming back to society, what's the purpose? If you're going to do it, do it for the ones that are coming out.
Andy Kahan
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Andy Rooney
I didn't get old on purpose, it just happened. If you're lucky, it could happen to you.
Andy Rooney
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Theodore Roosevelt
Our chief usefulness to humanity rests on our combining power with high purpose. Power undirected by high purpose spells calamity, and high purpose by itself is utterly useless if the power to put it into effect is lacking.
Theodore Roosevelt
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