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The Meaning of Life in 15 Wise Quotes

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The Meaning of Life in 15 Wise Quotes
We are all here to live, but our individual missions aren't always the same. Some are explorers, searching for adventure in all that they do. Others choose to build a life of service through innovation and creativity. There is truly no shortage of destinies, roles or dreams to fill; we're a planet of healers, givers, teachers...

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Joseph Campbell

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Philip Appleman

“Whatever we are, whatever we make of ourselves, is all we will ever have—and that, in its profound simplicity, is the meaning of life.”

Philip Appleman

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The Dalai Lama

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

The Dalai Lama

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Anais Nin
“There is not one big cosmic meaning for all; there is only the meaning we each give to our life, an individual meaning, an individual plot, like an individual novel, a book for each person.”

Anais Nin

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Nelson Henderson
“The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.”

Nelson Henderson

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

“The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.”

Arnold Schwarzenegger

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Whoopi Goldberg
“We’re here for a reason. I believe a bit of the reason is to throw little torches out to lead people through the dark.”

Whoopi Goldberg

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Jim Henson

“Life is meant to be fun, and joyous and fulfilling. May each of yours be that.”

Jim Henson

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Eliza Farnham
“The ultimate aim of the human mind, in all its efforts, is to become acquainted with truth.”

Eliza Farnham

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George Bernard Shaw
“I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community, and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.”

George Bernard Shaw

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Pablo Casals

“I feel the capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance.”

Pablo Casals

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“The man who is born with a talent which he is meant to use, finds his greatest happiness in using it.”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Hermann Hesse
“It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.”

Hermann Hesse

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Seneca

“Begin at once to live, and count each day as a separate life.”

Seneca

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Mahatma Gandhi
“Every moment of your life is infinitely creative and the universe is endlessly bountiful. Just put forth a clear enough request, and everything your heart desires must come to you.”

Mahatma Gandhi

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Sydney J. Harris

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“The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.”

John Updike

John Updike

“You cannot help but learn more as you take the world into your hands. Take it up reverently, for it is an old piece of clay, with millions of thumbprints on it.”