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pur·pose (noun) the reason for which something exists or for which it has been done or made; the goal or intended outcome of something.

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"Every path serves a purpose." - Gene Oliver
"The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards." - Anatole France

"The secret of success is constancy of purpose." - Benjamin Disraeli

"Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny." - Tyrone Edwards

"Strong lives are motivated by dynamic purposes." - Kenneth Hildebrand

"We ought not to look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dear-brought experience." - George Washington

"To want to be what one can be is purpose in life." - Cynthia Ozick

"Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose." - Helen Keller

"To forget one's purpose is the commonest form of stupidity." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"See first that the design is wise and just: that ascertained, pursue it resolutely; do not for one repulse forego the purpose that you resolved to effect." - William Shakespeare



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