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The purpose of a liberal education is to make you philosophical enough to accept the fact that you will never make much money.
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The purpose of anthropology is to make the world safe for human differences.
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A good book is the precious life-blood of the master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose for a life beyond.
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The prime purpose of being four is to enjoy being four - of secondary importance is to prepare for being five.
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But this had been a sin of passion, not of principle, nor even purpose.
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Nathaniel Hawthorne Quotes

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Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life purpose is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.
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After all, what is your host's purpose in having a party? Surely not for you to enjoy yourself; if that were their sole purpose, they'd have simply sent champagne and women over to your place by taxi.
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P.J. O'Rourke Quotes

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The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
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Neither party expected for the war, the magnitude, or the duration, which it has already attained. Neither anticipated that the cause of the conflict might cease with, or even before, the conflict itself should cease. Each looked for an easier triumph, and a result less fundamental and astounding. Both read the same Bible, and pray to the same God; and each invokes His aid against the other. It may seem strange that any men should dare to ask a just God's assistance in wringing their bread from the sweat of other men's faces; but let us judge not, that we be not judged. The prayers of both could not be answered; that of neither has been answered fully. The Almighty has His own purposes.
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Abraham Lincoln Quotes

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I never married because there was no need. I have three pets at home which answer the same purpose as a husband. I have a dog which growls every morning, a parrot which swears all afternoon, and a cat that comes home late at night.
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Marie Corelli Quotes

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The purpose of psychology is to give us a completely different idea of the things we know best.
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The fact is that censorship always defeats its own purpose, for it creates, in the end, the kind of society that is incapable of exercising real discretion.
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The death of someone we know always reminds us that we are still alive - perhaps for some purpose which we ought to re-examine.
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Excuses are the tools with which persons with no purpose in view build for themselves great monuments of nothing.
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A teacher's purpose is not to create students in his own image, but to develop students who can create their own image.
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To have a grievance is to have a purpose in life.
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Eric Hoffer Quotes

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When a child has reached manhood, he is thoroughly saturated with the belief that he is chosen by the Lord himself to defend his country against the attack or invasion of any foreigner. It is for that purpose that we are clamoring for a greater army and navy, more battleships and ammunition.
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Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.
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William Haley Quotes

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Logic is a large drawer, containing some useful instruments, and many more that are superfluous. A wise man will look into it for two purposes, to avail himself of those instruments that are really useful, and to admire the ingenuity with which those that are not so, are assorted and arranged.
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This is the true joy in life - being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap; being a force of nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.
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George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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