Today I’m going to share with you some quotes about living a life of purpose.

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Now, let’s read through some of these inspirational quotes about living a life of purpose:

“Purpose is what gives life a meaning.” – Charles H. Perkhurst

“The purpose of life is a life of purpose.” – Robert Byrne

“Hands that serve are holier than lips that pray.” – Sai Baba

“A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.” – Jean de la Fontaine

“The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.” – Mitch Albom

“Circumstance does not make the man. Circumstance reveals man to himself.” – Emerson

“Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.” – Plato

“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” – Les Brown

“To love what you do and feel that it matters – how could anything be more fun?” – Katherine Graham

“Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose direction and begin to bend.” – Walter Savage Landor

Without knowing what I am and why I am here, life is impossible.” – Leo Tolstoy

“Great minds have purposes, others have wishes.” – Washington Irving

“True happiness is not attained through self- gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” – Helen Keller

“When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.” – Seneca

“To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end in life.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“We need not only a purpose in life to give meaning to our existence but also something to give meaning to our suffering. We need as much something to suffer for as something to live for.” – Eric Hoffer

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mohandas K. Gandhi

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life and don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. Most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become.” – Steve Jobs

“The secret to success is constancy to purpose.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“The secret of man’s being is not only to live but to have something to live for.” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.” – Viktor Frankl

“There is no meaning to life except the meaning man gives his life by unfolding of his powers.” – Erich Fromm

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” – Steve Jobs

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else’s hands, but not you.” – Jim Rohn

“Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.” – Jeremy Kitson

“Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.” – Johann Wolfgang van Goethe

“Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all Mankind.” – Emily P. Bissell

“Circumstance does not make the man. Circumstance reveals man to himself.” – James Allen

“It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” – J.K. Rowling

“The pen that writes your life story must be held in your own hand.” – Irene C. Kassorla

“The meaning of life is to give life meaning.” – Ken Hudgins

“You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.” – John Mason

“There is only one real failure in life that is possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows.” – John Farrar

“We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon.” – Konrad Adenauer

“The time is always right to do what is right.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Love without action is meaningless and action without love is irrelevant.” – Deepak Chopra

“The gem cannot be polished without friction nor man without trials.” – Confucius

“True happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” – Helen Keller

“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” – Les Brown

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw

“I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.” – Rumi

“To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to do.” – Kahlil Gibran

“All of life is a near-death experience.” – Alan Harris

“Life has meaning only if you do what is meaningful to you.” – Alan Cohen

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Ghandi