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A purpose, an intention, a design, strikes everywhere the careless, the most stupid thinker
David Hume
Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade?
Benjamin Franklin
I believe in human dignity as the source of national purpose, human liberty as the source of national action, the human heart as the source of national compassion, and in the human mind as the source of our invention and our ideas
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Looking good and dressing well is a necessity. Having a purpose in life is not.
Oscar Wilde
Man is not born to solve the problems of the universe, but to find out what he has to do... within the limits of his comprehension.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
The high prize of life, the crowning fortune of man, is to be born with a bias to some pursuit which finds him in employment and happiness.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Plato
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