100 Purpose Quotes - Part 1

Welcome to our webpage dedicated to “100 Purpose Quotes” – a unique compilation designed to inspire, motivate, and guide you towards uncovering your life’s purpose. Our “100 Purpose Quotes” are more than just powerful words and thoughts; each quote is paired with a thought-provoking trio of questions designed to spark deep self-reflection, understanding, and help you unearth your unique purpose.

Whether you’re at a crossroads, seeking direction, or merely curious, these “100 Purpose Quotes” are handpicked to ignite personal insights and enlighten your path towards purposefulness. We’d love to hear from you, contact us.

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Find your purpose
Having a great life purpose is like having customised petrol for your car, it just makes everything go!
Finding the keys to unlocking your purpose
Finding purpose is like breaking into a safe which has the gold in, but you’ve got to find the combination keys which often lie in flow.
Encouraging others to achieve their purpose is like a mirror to your own purpose.
Encouraging others to achieve their purpose is like a mirror to your own purpose.
Be the director of your life
To find your purpose imagine you are the movie director of your own life working backwards
Your life is like a tree
As you grow older it is much more complicated with many branches and side shoots. To find your purpose you have to go back to your roots.
Gain a clear purpose
The best purpose is so clear you don’t have to think about it. Do birds think about being a bird and singing? What’s your bird like state?
We are our decisions
"It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped."
Fishing for Purpose
Is purpose a revelation? Or is it like a fish that skips out of sight? Have you put your hand in to find it?
Go lightly
"When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." Taoist saying
Being on purpose
Being on purpose is like dancing with your perfect partner
Experience purpose
"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience." - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, French Jesuit Priest
Oceans
"You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop." – Rumi, Sufi Mystic
Know thyself
"To conquer oneself is a greater task than conquering others." Buddah
The Divine
"The divine is to be found in all things." Shinto religious saying
Your gift
"The purpose of life is to find your unique mission and fulfill it, to contribute your unique gifts to the world." - Rabbi Simon Jacobson
Repair regenerate
"The purpose of life is to repair the world, to bring healing and justice to all of creation." – Jewish Rabbi Jonathan Sacks
You choose
“The man who says he can and the man who says he cannot are both correct.” Confucius
Hurry up
“Your time is limited so don’t waste time living someone else’s life” Steve Jobs
Discover your Purpose
“The purpose of life is to discover your purpose and get on with the business of living it out” Oprah Winfrey
Get Scared
“If your dreams don’t scare you, they are too small” Richard Branson
Ford
“There is no failure except failure to serve one’s purpose” Henry Ford
Be great
“Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, glorious life lies before you! Achieve! Achieve!” Andrew Carnegie
Feel Bigger
“Purpose is that sense that we are part of something bigger than ourselves, that we are needed, that we have something better ahead to work for. Purpose is what creates true happiness.” Mark Zuckerberg
Steve Jobs
“And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” Steve Jobs
Dreams
Be careful what you dream of, you just might end up being it!
Which Bus
t’s often been said that you are either a passenger on someone else’s bus or you are the driver. That’s a bit black and white. There are lots of buses, but you need to choose one and to get the right one, you have to know what number yours is.
Shine
We’re all stars in the universe, our only purpose is to shine.
Live for what?
Finding purpose can be as easy as asking what do you live for?
Which tree
Sometimes to find your purpose you’ve got to clear wood to see the trees. Then you have to clear the wrong trees to see your tree.
Hunting for purpose
Searching for your life purpose can be like hunting except you don’t know which animal you are chasing.
Admiration
Admiration is often a key to unlock your own purpose.
Well done
Finding purpose can often be found by looking at what you naturally encourage other people to do with passion.
Lost and Found
For most people, purpose isn’t given it’s found.
Confidence comes with purpose
Confidence is like a doorway into purpose. Where were you most confident?
Feel your purpose
Sometimes just doing what you feel is right allows you to know what is right.
Purpose game
Your purpose drives your why. Doing drives your how. But if you don’t know the end game of it all, you will never know when you’ve arrived.
Happy accidents show purpose
Being good at something isn’t necessarily about being on purpose, it could be just a happy accident. Feeling the reason for loving something, now that’s different.
Is family life purpose
Having a family is the best purpose possible and the worst possible purpose. You’ll end up sacrificing your happiness for your family and lose your purpose, what example is that for your children? Stop the cycle.
Treasures of purpose
"Simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures." Lao Tzu
Change the world
"Let your vision be world-embracing rather than confined to your own self." - Bahá'u'lláh.
Unexpected purpose
Finding purpose can be like looking for a house, you think you know what you want, then you see it and don’t. It’s only when someone shows you the house you didn’t know that you go – aha!
Experiment more
The more experiences you have the more likely you are to find purpose. Go and experiment in the laboratory of life.
Save someone
Life purpose does not necessarily mean saving the world. If you know how you will impact the world, it’s enough.
Change lanes
Life is like being a record needle in any long-playing record. You’ll just keep playing unless you lift the needle and decide what your real tune is.
Purpose music
What’s your ship’s music? Your life IS like a ship, without a destination you don’t know where you’re going. If you don’t know what music plays on the ship you won’t know the style in which you get there.
Want to spend your life flipping burgers?
It can be much easier to think of the life you don’t want, then flip it and define the life you do want.
Tune in to your purpose
Purpose is like music on a radio but if you don’t make the effort to tune in to the right channel you will simply be skipping randomly through frequencies. Tune in.
Unpresent
It’s very common to talk about being present. But to find your purpose it’s more useful to be “un-present”, see your life from the end backwards and identify what your purpose is.

Check out a further 50 purpose quotes in part 2.

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