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What Five Historical Figures Say About Life Purpose

What we believe and what we often tell you is, passion doesn’t matter. What matters is purpose.

If you don’t want to listen to us, maybe you would want to listen to these five historical figures: writer, philospher, president, spiritual leader, all talking about life purpose.

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“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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“The best things in life make you sweaty.” – Edgar Allan Poe

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“Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.” – Dalai Lama

 

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“Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.” – John F. Kennedy 

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