Quotes from the Masters
On Purpose

"You must be single-minded. Drive for one thing on which you have decided." -– George S. Patton  

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." -- Martin Luther King, Jr.  

"The single common denominator of men and women who achieve great things is a sense of destiny." -– Brian Tracy  

"When you have a clear purpose, you won't have time for negativity." -– Mark Victor Hansen

"A man without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder." – Thomas Carlyle  

"Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry." -- Mark Twain  

"The longer I live, the more I am certain that the great difference between the great and the insignificant, is energy -- invincible determination -- a purpose once fixed and then death or victory." -- Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton  

"Decide upon your major definite purpose in life and then organize all your activities around it." -– Brian Tracy

"A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve." -- Oliver Wendell Holmes  

"Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for." -- Dag Hammarskjold  

"When we carve out a niche for ourselves in our imagined future, and decide that we won't be happy until we achieve it, we can only feel threatened and anxious over anything that stands in our way." -– Nido Qubein  

 "Selecting your major definite purpose in life is the starting point of personal greatness." -– Brian Tracy

"The chief distinguishing characteristic of leaders is Intensity of Purpose." -– Brian Tracy  

"How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most." -- Stephen Covey

"All successful people are people of purpose. They hold fast to an idea, a project, a plan and will not let it go; they cherish it, brood upon it, tend to develop it; and when assailed by difficulties, they refuse to be beguiled into surrender; indeed, the intensity of the purpose increases with the growing magnitude of the obstacles encountered."-– James Allen  

"You can do anything in life you set your mind to, provided it is powered by your heart." -– Doug Firebaugh  

"To reach a port, we must sail - sail, not tie at anchor - sail, not drift." -– Franklin Delano Roosevelt  

"Every living creature that comes into the world has something allotted him to perform; therefore, he should not stand an idle spectator of what others are doing." -– Sarah Kirby Trimmer

Provided courtesy of  Jim Rohn International