purpose

A Quote by Duane Newcomb on decisions, ideas, money, principles, purpose, and work

The basic principle of turning ideas into big money is to seize every money building idea and work with it until the idea fits your purpose, decide on the steps needed to make it work, and then proceed to do it as soon as possible.

Duane Newcomb

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A Quote by Elizabeth Kubler Ross on blessings, learning, life, mistakes, purpose, and silence

Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.

Elizabeth Kubler Ross

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A Quote by Dolores La Chapelle on animals, community, cosmology, justice, life, order, plants, purpose, present, and world

The purpose of seasonal festivals is periodically to revive the topocosm. Gaster coined this word from the Greek - topo for place and cosmos for world order. Topocosm means "the world order of a particular place." The topocosm is the entire complex of any given locality conceived as a living organism, not just the human community but the total community - the plants, animals and soils of the place. The topocosm is not only the actual and present living community but also that continuous entity of which the present community is but the current manifestation.

Dolores La Chapelle

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A Quote by David Oman McKay on achievement, order, progress, purpose, and soul

Free agency is the impelling source of the soul's progress. It is the purpose of the Lord that man become like him. In order for man to achieve this it was necessary for the Creator first to make him free.

David McKay (1873 - 1970)

Source: Conference Report, April 1950, p. 32.

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A Quote by David Oman McKay on choice, gifts, god, happiness, life, nature, pleasure, power, purpose, spirit, and time

The power of choice is a God-given gift, and the purpose of life is happiness. Things which pertain to the physical nature are so easily obtained and the pleasure so immediate that many spend most of their time seeking them and neglecting the permanent joys of the spirit.

David McKay (1873 - 1970)

Source: David O. McKay, Choose You This Day; compiled by Deseret Sunday School Union; 1971, p. 109

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A Quote by David B. Haight on god, heart, and purpose

God accomplishes His purposes heart to heart.

David B. Haight (1906 -)

Source: Ensign, November 1982. p. 12., © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Used by permission..

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A Quote by Dave Barry on computers and purpose

I am not the only person who uses his computer mainly for the purpose of diddling with his computer.

Dave Barry (1947 -)

Source: 1994 in Miami Herald

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A Quote by Dante Alighieri on life, purpose, and work

The purpose of the whole (work) is to remove those who are living in this life from a state of wretchedness and lead them to the state of blessedness.

Dante Alighieri (1265 - 1321)

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A Quote by Daniel Webster on company, conquest, earth, glory, military, possessions, power, principles, purpose, questions, and suffering

On this question of principle, while actual suffering was yet afar off, they [the Colonies] raised their flag against a power to which, for purposes of foreign conquest and subjugation, Rome in the height of her glory is not to be compared,-a power which has dotted over the surface of the whole globe with her possessions and military posts, whose morning drum-beat, following the sun, and keeping company with the hours, circles the earth with one continuous and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

Source: Speech, May 7, 1834. Webster's Works. Boston. 1857, P. 110.

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A Quote by Damon Runyon on power, propaganda, and purpose

In my opinion turkey is the most over-rated critter for eating purposes in kingdom come but the most striking example we have of the power of propaganda.

Damon Runyon

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