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My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I'm happy. I can't figure it out. What am I doing right?
Charles M. Schulz
The aim of life is appreciation; there is no sense in not appreciating things; and there is no sense in having more of them if you have less appreciation of them.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
The aim of a college education is to teach you to know a good man when you see one.
Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
The theoretical understanding of the world, which is the aim of philosophy, is not a matter of great practical importance to animals, or to savages, or even to most civilised men.
In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.
All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.
Orison Swett Marden
It's not vanity to feel you have a right to be beautiful. Women are taught to feel we're not good enough, that we must live up to someone else's standards. But my aim is to cherish myself as I am.
The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded.
America is a Nation with a mission - and that mission comes from our most basic beliefs. We have no desire to dominate, no ambitions of empire. Our aim is a democratic peace - a peace founded upon the dignity and rights of every man and woman.
George W. Bush
The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts but of values.
William Ralph Inge
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
B. R. Ambedkar
The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something.
You can't climb up to the second floor without a ladder. When you set your aim too high and don't fulfill it, then your enthusiasm turns to bitterness. Try for a goal that's reasonable, and then gradually raise it.
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him.
Laugh at yourself, but don't ever aim your doubt at yourself. Be bold. When you embark for strange places, don't leave any of yourself safely on shore. Have the nerve to go into unexplored territory.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.
Psychology helps to measure the probability that an aim is attainable.
Money is a strange business. People who haven't got it aim it strongly. People who have are full of troubles.
Not failure, but low aim, is crime.
James Russell Lowell
A lot of times black folks look for love in all the wrong places. You're always looking for somebody to love you, be accepted, and there's the insecurities that are even transmitted through rap. Everyone is trying to aim to please too much.
Transport of the mails, transport of the human voice, transport of flickering pictures-in this century as in others our highest accomplishments still have the single aim of bringing men together.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Aim for the highest.
The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.
Johann Sebastian Bach
Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.
I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon.
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
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