Purpose Quotes

Let this circumstance of our constitution therefore be directed to this noble purpose, and then all the objections urged against it by jealous tyranny and affrighted superstition will vanish. Adam Weishaupt

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Even though I'm usually not conscious of it, I think drawing has always served a sort of therapeutic purpose in my life. There's something about the process of translating the messy chaos of real life into a clean, simple drawing that's always been comforting to me. Adrian Tomine

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A book must have moral purpose to be any good. Why, I don't know. Alan Furst

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God created paper for the purpose of drawing architecture on it. Everything else is, at least for me, an abuse of paper. Alvar Aalto

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Popularity gets up people's noses. But I understand the importance and the function of popular music. There is an artistic purpose. Popular music helps people to develop a curiosity and leads them towards classical music. Andrea Bocelli

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If you're trying to do multiple agendas, you'll confuse yourself as a storyteller. If you have one purpose, everything else will fall into place. Andrew Stanton

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And I cannot tell you how much I appreciate that because the days are long, the road is hard, the trials are there and I never know when, I have this little gray cloud that's over my head, when it's gonna start raining on me again. And I do need everyone's prayers. But I also believe that we're here for a purpose, and Mitt is prepared. Ann Romney

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Riding exhilarated me; it gave me a joy and a purpose. Ann Romney

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You don't think people would go on about my looks if I was No. 500 in the world instead of No.12, do you? Anyway, as I keep telling everyone, you can't blame me for looking like this on purpose. Anna Kournikova

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Because of my Calvinistic upbringing, I was trained to think that what you do has to have a purpose. Anselm Kiefer

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Historically, there is a presumption that the legitimate police powers of the states are not to be pre-empted by federal law unless Congress has made that purpose clear. Asa Hutchinson

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I think we'll see, not only with Glass, but the watch wearables, with the contact lens, that each of these things have their own best purpose, but it will take more on our part and society's part to figure out what that is. Astro Teller

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The UN's unique legitimacy flows from a universal perception that it pursues a larger purpose than the interests of one country or a small group of countries. Atal Bihari Vajpayee

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The purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise... Enlightened human beings can be created by teachers. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion,and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such purpose - and you allow him to make war at pleasure. Abraham Lincoln

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In the Marine Corps, everything had a purpose. Adam Driver

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Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production; and the interest of the producer ought to be attended to, only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer. Adam Smith

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Terrorism, to me, is the use of terror for political purpose, and terror is indiscriminate murder of civilians to make a political point. Al Franken

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The purpose of a politician is to be a leader. A politician has to lead. Otherwise he's just a follower. Alan Greenspan

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It may be true that the only reason the comic book industry now exists is for this purpose, to create characters for movies, board games and other types of merchandise. Alan Moore

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And ultimately the people who produce my records, they know that they're here to serve the purpose of me expressing who I am at this period of time and augmenting that or pulling it forward and I love that process. Alanis Morissette

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But once I acclimated and really used fame for what it was offering me as a tool to serve my life purpose of inspiring and contributing, then it started to get fun again. Alanis Morissette

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The propagandist's purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human. Aldous Huxley

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I have not the slightest pretension to call my verses poetry; I write now and then for no other purpose than to relieve depression or to improve my English. Alfred Nobel

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Our minds are finite, and yet even in these circumstances of finitude we are surrounded by possibilities that are infinite, and the purpose of life is to grasp as much as we can out of that infinitude. Alfred North Whitehead

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I've always felt quite singular, even as a child. That I must stay on track to keep my purpose. Alice Walker

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Our purpose is to be up here to resolve these issues. Our purpose is to be up here and represent the people. Allen West

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Fork: An instrument used chiefly for the purpose of putting dead animals into the mouth. Ambrose Bierce

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I don't spend much time looking back at what happened. I do remember it, but I don't see any purpose of wanting to look back. Amitabh Bachchan

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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

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