In the university of God, however brilliant you may be, you will not be given double promotion. You must take every course, because each course serves a purpose.
You may call it coalition, you may call it the accidental and fortuitous concurrence of atoms?but when gentlemen are in the habit of finding themselves in the same Lobby, it is not unnatural to suppose that they may, under certain circumstances, be ready to unite themselves together for the Purpose of forming an Administration and becoming responsible for the opinions that they severally entertain.Palmerston, HenryJohnTemple, 3rd Viscount
For me a work of art must be an elevated interpretation of nature. The search for the ideal has been the Purpose of my life. In landscape or seascape, I love above all the poetic motif.william-adolphe bouguereau
Every one of us may know what is the ruling Purpose of his life; and he who knows that his ruling Purpose is to trust and follow Christ knows that he is a Christian.washington gladden
The Purpose of architecture is to transmute the emptiness into space, that is into something which our minds can grasp as an organized unity.el lissitsky
The study of human societies and economics is of great importance, and it is not the Purpose of the book to suggest otherwise. Rather it is to argue that conventional economics offers a very misleading view of how the world actually operates, and that it needs to be replaced.paul ormerod
To everything (turn, turn, turn)There is a season (turn, turn, turn)And a time for every Purpose under heaven.Pete Seeger
At thirty, man suspects himself a fool; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent Purpose to resolve; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves, and re-resolves; then dies the same.Edward Young
There is only one valid definition of a business Purpose: to create a customer.Peter Drucker
A person is not a democrat thanks to his ignorance of literature and the arts, nor an elitist because he or she has cultivated them. The possession of knowledge makes for unjust power over others only if used for that very Purpose: a physician or lawyer or clergyman can exploit or humiliate others, or he can be a humanitarian and a benefactor. In any case, it is absurd to conjure up behind anybody who exploits his educated status the existence of an "elite" scheming to oppress the rest of us.jacques barzun
I am firmly opposed to the government entering into any business the major Purpose of which is competition with our citizens... for the Federal Government deliberately to go out to build up and expand... a power and manufacturing business is to break down the initiative and enterprise of the American people; it is the destruction of equality of opportunity amongst our people, it is the negation of the ideals upon which our civilization has been based.herbert hoover
Born and nurtured when the human being first asked questions about the reason for things and their Purpose, philosophy shows in different modes and forms that the desire for truth is part of human nature itself.
Accept yourself, your strengths, your weaknesses, your truths, and know what tools you have to fulfill your Purpose.steve maraboli
Think of life as it really is, think of the details of life; and then think that there is no meaning in it, no Purpose, no goal except the grave. Surely only fools or self-deceivers, or those whose lives are exceptionally fortunate, can face that thought without flinching?george orwell
I wish I was more cheerful, it is more pleasant, Also it is a duty, we should smile as well as submitting To the Purpose of One Above who is experimenting With various mixtures of human character which goes best, All is interesting for him it is exciting, but not for us. There I go again. Smile, smile, and get some work to do Then you will be practically unconscious without positively having to go.stevie smith
The world rolls round for ever like a mill; It grinds out death and life and good and ill; It has no Purpose, heart or mind or will.james thomson
There is only one valid definition of a business Purpose: to create a customer .Peter Drucker
A system is a set of objects with relationships between the ... in may be described generally as a complex of elements or components directly or indirectly related in a causal network, ... Also, we are mainly interested in systems within which some process is continually going on, including an interchange with an environment across the boundary. It is generally agreed that when we deal with the more open system with a highly flexible structure, the distinction between the boundaries and the environment becomes a more and more arbitrary matter, dependent upon the Purpose of the observer.
The People of God believes that it is led by the Lord's Spirit, Who fills the earth. Motivated by this faith, it labors to decipher authentic signs of God's presence and Purpose in the happenings, needs and desires in which this People has a part along with other men of our age. For faith throws a new light on everything, manifests God's design for man's total vocation, and thus directs the mind to solutions which are fully human.
At thirty, man suspects himself a fool, Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan; At fifty, chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent Purpose to resolve, In all the magnanimity of thought; Resolves, and re-resolves, then dies the same. And why? because he thinks himself immortal, All men think all men mortal but themselves.Edward Young
The slow self-manifesting birth of God in Matter is the Purpose of the terrestrial Lila
What I really need is to get clear about what I must do, not what I must know, except insofar as knowledge must precede every act. What matters is to find a Purpose, to see what it really is that God wills that I shall do; the crucial thing is to find a truth which is truth for me, to find the idea for which I am willing to live and die.
The two great political parties of the nation have existed for the Purpose, each in accordance with its own principles, of undertaking to serve the interests of the whole nation. Their members of the Congress are chosen with that great end in view.
The great shift … is the movement away from the value-laden languages of … the “humanities,” and toward the ostensibly value-neutral languages of the “sciences.” This attempt to escape from, or to deny, valuation is … especially important in psychology … and the so-called social sciences. Indeed, one could go so far as to say that the specialized languages of these disciplines serve virtually no other Purpose than to conceal valuation behind an ostensibly scientific and therefore nonvaluational semantic screen.thomas szasz
It is only for those to employ force who possess strength without judgment; but the well advised will have recourse to other means. Besides, he who pretends to carry his point by force hath need of many associates; but the man who can persuade knows that he is himself sufficient for the Purpose; neither can such a one be supposed forward to shed blood; for, who is there would choose to destroy a fellow citizen rather than make a friend of him by mildness and persuasion?
He was wont to speak plain, and to the Purpose.