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Purpose Quotes


These are some of the best 'Purpose' quotations and sayings.

A man with a half-volition goes backwards and forwards, and makes no way on the smoothest road; a man with a whole volition advances on the roughest, and will reach his purpose, if there be even a little wisdom in it.

Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.

It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half of the evils we anticipate than to remain in cowardly listlessness for fear of what might happen.

It is the old lesson - a worthy purpose, patient energy for its accomplishment, a resoluteness undaunted by difficulties, and then success.

Man proposes, but God disposes.

Purpose and laughter are the twins that must not separate. Each is empty without the other.

The flighty purpose never is o'ertook unless the deed go with it.

The man without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder - a waif, a nothing, a no man. Have a purpose in life, and, having it, throw such strength of mind and muscle into your work as God has given you.

The secret of success is constancy to purpose.

There is no road to success but through a clear strong purpose. - Nothing can take its place. - A purpose underlies character, culture, position, attainment of every sort.

Thy purpose firm is equal to the deed. - Who does the best his circumstance allows, does well, acts nobly; angels could no more.