Be On Purpose: 28 Quotes That Will Change Your Life

1. “Pay attention to the thing you are naturally drawn to. They are often connected to your path, passion, and purpose in life. Have the courage to follow them.” – Ruben Chavez

2. “Live less out of habit and more out of intent.” – Unknown


3. “When you stay on purpose and refuse to be discouraged by fear, you align with the infinite self, in which all possibilities exist.” – Dr. Wayne W. Dyer


4. “Invest in yourself first, expect nothing from no one and be willing to work for everything.” – Tony Gaskins

5. “I just follow great people. If you want to play like a pro, you learn from the pros.” -Raphael Saadiq

6. “As long as you look for someone else to validate who you are by seeking their approval, you are setting yourself up for disaster. You have to be whole and complete in yourself. No one can give you that. You have to know who you are – what others say is irrelevant.” – Nic Sheff

7. “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.” – Harvey Fierstein

8. “And deep in my heart, the answer… it was in me. And I made up my mind to define my own destiny.” – Lauryn Hill


9. “I planned my success. I knew it was going to happen.” – Erykah Badu

10. “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” -Zig Ziglar


11. “Don’t let the concept of change scare you as much as the prospect of remaining unhappy.” – Timber Hawkeye

12. “I was reading poetry to my girlfriends, and they were like, ‘You’re really good. You should go to some poetry readings or something.’ And I eventually went and got a, you know, somewhat of a name for myself and a little bit of a following.” – Jill Scott

13. “One day, I just got up to read a poem and started singing. I looked around – the reaction was great. And I said, ‘Oh, boy. I like this.” – Jill Scott


14. “If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

15. “Keep working hard and you can get anything that you want. If God gave you the talent, you should go for it. But don’t think it’s going to be easy. It’s hard!” – Aaliyah

16. “If you create the game, then you create the rules.” – India Arie


17. “Don’t agonize, organize.” – Florynce Rae “FLO” Kennedy

18. “Train. Strive. I mean, really train and cultivate your talent to the highest degree. Be the best at what you do. Get to know more about your field than anybody alive.” – Michael Jackson

19. “Saying ‘YES’ to happiness means learning to say ‘NO’  to things and people that stress you out.” – Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis

20. “Never assume every critic is a hater. Not everyone is hating on you… Somebody is telling you the truth.” – Unknown


21. “You can’t be hesitant about who you are.” – Viola Davis


22. “I found my own ways to make money and understood that I was in control of my own life. And that’s what people need to realize… No one owes you anything.” – Q, Founder of WorldStar

23. “There’s so much already prepared for you, but are you prepared to receive it?” – Al Conley


24. “Owning our story and loving ourselves through the process is the bravest thing we’ll ever do.” Brené Brown

25. “The lesson of this season: Reclaim your voice, your fire, your roar. You were not born to be defeated. Rise up.” – Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis

26. “Every time you state what you want or believe, you’re the first to hear it. It’s a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don’t put a ceiling on yourself.” – Oprah Winfrey

27. “Dreamers cannot be tamed.” – Paulo Coelho


28. “I wouldn’t waste my time. ” – Rep. Maxine Waters


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