Thursday, May 23, 2013

Purpose and Passion

As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.  ~ Carl Jung

Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.  ~ Helen Keller

This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us; to live in such a way that we may be proud of ourselves; to act in such a way that some part of us lives on.  ~ Oswald Spengler

The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.  ~ William Cowper 

With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.  ~ Edgar Allan Poe

Quotes about purpose, life