8 Purpose Quotes – Thoughts on Mission and Success

Do you like a good quote as much as I do? The best quotes make the challenges of life easier to understand and simpler to face. I especially like good purpose quotes because they help me gain a clearer focus on what matters most.

Here are 8 great “Purpose Quotes” that encompass some of the best thoughts on missional living and true success.

Purpose Quotes—Thoughts on Mission and Success

“The person without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder.”  —Thomas Carlyle

“Life is never made unbearable by circumstances, but only by lack of meaning and purpose.”  —Viktor Frankl

“Make your life a mission—not an intermission.”  —Arnold H. Glasgow

“When you have purpose, you don't have time for negativity.”  —Mark Victor Hansen

“Success is knowing your purpose in life, growing to reach your maximum potential, and sowing seeds that benefit others.”  —John Maxwell

“Petty things become unimportant when people are impassionated about a purpose higher than self.”  —Stephen Covey

“How do you know if your mission in life is finished? If you're still alive, it isn't.”  —Richard Bach

“For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.” —The Apostle Paul

“Passion is so much more than a feeling. It's living in the meaningful and joy-filled zone of ‘being' and ‘doing' your life's purpose.”   —Kent Julian

Okay, so I'm not that great with numbers. I shared 8 purpose quotes from other people and then added one of my own. Yet even though I lack counting skills, my hope is that the 9th quote is as inspiring as the others.

And here's one final thought. If you choose to live out just one of these purpose quotes today, I believe you'll be well on your way to living it forward in some of the most important roles of your life.

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