Everything on earth is beautiful, everything -- except what we ourselves think and do when we forget the higher purposes of life and our own human dignity.— Anton Chekhov
Devotion Higher Purpose quotations
When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds; your mind transcends limitations; your conscious expands in every direction; and you find yourself in a great, new and wonderful world.
Sometimes an obstacle is placed in front of us by God for the purpose of upgrading our vision and experiencing our dream at a higher level. The obstacle can only be here by permission of God, so it has to help us become what He is seeing about us.
You would think with all the genius and the brilliance of these times, we might find a higher purpose and a better use of mind.
The higher purpose of # astrology is not to try to change one's destiny, but to fulfill it through growing in awareness
I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand.
I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint
The purpose of art is higher than art.
What we are really interested in are masterpieces of humanity.
The purpose of art is to raise people to a higher level of awareness than they would otherwise attain on their own.
...there is no more strategic issue for a company, or any organization, than its ultimate purpose. For those who think business exists to make a profit, I suggest they think again. Business makes a profit to exist. Surely it must exist for some higher, nobler purpose than that.
If we can reawaken that fierce quality in a man, hook it up to a higher purpose, release the warrior within, then the boy can grow up and become truly masculine.
My value as a woman is not measured by the size of my waist or the number of men who like me. My worth as a human being is measured on a higher scale: a scale of righteousness and piety. And my purpose in life-despite what fashion magazines say-is something more sublime than just looking good for men.
The best way to succeed is to discover what you love and find a way to offer it to others.
A person of character seeks true happiness in living a life of purpose and meaning, placing a higher value on significance than success.
With more money, you can take better care of yourself and leverage your passion and higher purpose in the world. Earn more, so you can give more of yourself and put your money to work for causes that make our world a better place.
I always make the business case for sustainability.
It's so compelling. Our costs are down, not up. Our products are the best they have ever been. Our people are motivated by a shared higher purpose - esprit de corps to die for. And the goodwill in the marketplace - it's just been astonishing.
Education is the sum total of one's experience, and the purpose of higher education is to widen our experiences beyond the circumscribed existence or our own daily lives.
If you find what you do each day seems to have no link to any higher purpose, you probably want to rethink what you're doing.
We can find meaning and reward by serving some higher purpose than ourselves, a shining purpose, the illumination of a Thousand Points of Light...We all have something to give.
I discovered that people are not really afraid of dying;
they're afraid of not ever having lived, not ever having deeply considered their life's higher purpose, and not ever having stepped into that purpose and at least tried to make a difference in this world.
Petty things become unimportant when people are impassioned about a purpose higher than self.
Each of us is the next step in evolution along the lineage created by our two parents. Our higher purpose on earth can be found by recognizing what our parents accomplished and where they left off. By reconciling what they gave us with what they left us to resolve, we can get a clear picture of who we are and what we are meant to do.
Any moment you spend attacking yourself is a moment away from your higher purpose and your power to love. Don't go there.
Once you realize there is a Higher Power, you know you're not alone, that you have a purpose on the planet. You control your destiny instead of letting the day lead you where it may. You seize it, take it and lead it.
Your genius will shine through, and happiness will fill your life, the instant you discover your higher purpose and direct all your energies towards it.
So the Marine Corps really did teach me to conquer fear, and then to go for higher causes, higher purposes.
The solution to low self-esteem is to get over yourself and get a higher purpose.
But there is a higher law than the Constitution, which regulates our authority over the domain, and devotes it to the same noble purposes.
Focus very clearly on a few small things.
The purpose of a business is to give someone something that they want. Have a product or service that's really excellent. [...] What can you offer that no one else can offer and will satisfy them at a higher level than what anyone else can?
If I accept the fact that my relationships are here to make me conscious, instead of happy, then my relationships become a wonderful self mastery tool that keeps realigning me with my higher purpose for living.
God often uses our challenges as stepping stones to the higher purposes of God.
Those who are critical of my goals and dreams simply do not understand the higher purpose to which I have been called.
I can conceive of no reason for all this administration of the higher to the lower, unless it be for the purpose of advancing our Father's children along the lines of eternal progression.
The philanthropic tradition is older than democracy, older than Christianity, and older than higher education. It gives form and purpose to personal and social life that cannot be provided by the self-interest of economic enterprise or required by the mandate of political institutions.
Earn by your efficiency and enthusiasm, The right to play higher and higher roles ,That is the meaning and purpose of life.