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Finding Your Why

23 Nov 2017   Shanti Gowans

Here is a selection of quotes about unlocking your potential and finding your purpose. Enjoy.

“He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.”  Friedrich Nietzsche

“Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it” Gautama Buddha

“It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for, and if you dream of meeting your heart’s longing.”  Oriah

“There is no greater gift you can give or receive than to honor your calling. It’s why you were born. And how you become most truly alive.”  Oprah Winfrey

“We’re the creators of our own experience. Remembering this, and living our lives from this perspective empowers us.” Mike Robbins

“I believe a purpose is something for which one is responsible. It’s not just divinely assigned.” Michael J. Fox

“You can’t just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream, you’ve got to get out there and make it happen for yourself.” Diana Ross

“Never work just for money or for power. They won’t save your soul or help you sleep at night.” Marian Wright Edelman

“What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.”  Bob Dylan

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” George Eliot

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and the day you find out why.”  Mark Twain

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

“I know that I have found fulfillment. I have an object in life, a task … a passion.” George Sand

“The very first condition of lasting happiness is that a life should be full of purpose, aiming at something outside self.” Hugh Black

“The aim of life is self-development, to realise one’s nature perfectly.” Oscar Wilde

“There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one’s self.”  Benjamin Franklin

“You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.” James A. Froude



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