Ten Thoughtful Quotes Revealing The Purpose Of Life

The Purpose Of Life

"I don't think life is absurd. I think we are all here for a huge purpose. I think we shrink from the immensity of the purpose we are here for."

This beautiful quote is written by 'Norman Mailer', and it depicts that there is an ultimate purpose of our life and our existence on earth.

So, "What's the purpose of life ????" It is a thoughtful question that has been asked and discussed in different religions and philosophies as well as answered by great people since historical times...

"It is not life to whirl and twirl,

In busy nothings around,

While thought and purpose empty go,

And truth is never found..... " - Arad Joy Sebring.

Nowadays, life has become so hectic and stressful that we don't have time to explore..to think..to wonder..to discover more. People have to fulfill their own responsibilities, career goal, and relationships. But even though people are immersed in working, they could be mindlessly leading a meaningless life or maybe unhappily chasing a wrong path.

In midst of all the chaos and the busy schedule, take some time to ponder...to contemplate on these questions : -

'Are you feeling happy and satisfied with the way, you are leading your life'

'Are you true to your heart'

'Is this the life that you ever dreamt or wanted'

'What's the purpose of your living'

'What's the role of our existence'

When do people start to think about the purpose of life ??

Sometimes, when people are depressed or lose hope, sometimes just due to genuine curiosity whereas, sometimes when people undergo tragic situations they tend to contemplate what's the purpose of life.

You can find the answer to this beautiful question "What's the purpose of life", after reading the ten amazing thoughts and quotes given by some great people : -


1. To Love

To Love yourself

'To love, to truly love. To become one with love and then to radiate that love outwards… To love those who love you, and also those who don’t. Not necessary because they deserve it, but because love is the only thing we have to offer…'
this is the answer that Luminita Saviuc stated when she received numerous emails regarding this beautiful question 'What's the purpose of life'.

Luminita Saviuc is a founder and blogger in chief of  'purposefairy' and has written most addicting articles on personal development.

According to her, life is love and love is life. So we should spread love and happiness throughout our way.


2. To Follow Your Heart

follow your heart

'If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being, than I warn you that you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life' this quote is given by "Abraham Maslow" , a popular American psychologist, who was specialized in humanist psychology.

He explains that the purpose of life is to follow where your heart leads you. Follow your passion and dreams, and do the things that make you feel content and joyous.


3. To Be Happy

 To Be Happy 

'The very purpose of life is to be happy. From the very core of our being, we simply desire contentment' this is the answer given by His Holiness, "Dalai Lama" , the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people. His religious name is 'Tenzin Gyatso'.  He has always spread the message of love, compassion, and peace for people. Also known as 'Doctor of soul'.

According to Dalai Lama, a person should be happy and satisfied with his life. He also stated to help others. 'If you can't help them, don't hurt them'.


4. To Care For Others

To Care For Others

'I feel the capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance' this beautiful life quote is written by "Pablo Casals" , the legend in the 20th century with great talent in music.

He was a Spanish musician and extraordinary cellist, who wrote numerous quotes and sayings on humanity, talent, gifts, services, artistry, and leadership.

Based on his quote, a person should have a caring heart and considerate nature that would make your life significant.


5. To Explore And Experience

To Explore And Experience

'The purpose of life is to explore and experience' this is the answer given by "Steve Pavlina" , one of the most successful bloggers, who wrote on self-development, success, spirituality, and motivation. He is also a motivational speaker.

His answer explains that one should explore the surroundings, different paths and take experiences.

To reach our destination, we follow a path... Maybe the path will be wrong, we would turn and take another path and it would be right but it is not important that we embark on which path. But the thing matters is that we embark.




6. To live passionately in the present moment

To live passionately in the present moment 

'The purpose of life is to live mindfully and passionately in the present moment, to love unabashedly, to be a lifelong learner, to seek adventure and growth, and to spread kindness and peace along the way' this thoughtful quote was given by "Barrie Davenport" , a famous author, who has written on self-awareness, better relationship skills, passion and many more.

She states that one should enjoy the present moment with all his heart and spread unconditional love, to be adventurous and taste various experiences and learn new things.


7. To follow your passion

To follow your passion 


'If you can’t figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose' this motivational quote is stated by "T.D. Jakes" , a pastor, an author as well as a filmmaker. He has written more than 300 books and became the best selling author.

His quote is simple depicting to just follow your passion. And it will eventually lead you to your purpose.


8. To Serve And Help Others

To Serve And Help Others

'The purpose of human life is to serve and to show compassion and the will to help others' this is the answer given by "Albert Schweitzer" , who was a well-known philosopher, musician, medical missionary and theologian. Also an organist and humanitarian.

According to him, the purpose of life is to serve and always help people around us.


9. To Unveil Magnificence

To Unveil Magnificence

'The purpose of life is not to fight against evil and misfortune; it is to unveil magnificence' this beautiful quote was stated by "Alan Cohen" , one of the famous author, who wrote 27 inspirational books.

He is a respected speaker and writer in areas of personal growth, human relations and inspirations. He has also released several audio CDs, and his popular books are translated into 30 foreign languages.

According to the quote, to unveil magnificence means, to reveal your impressive talents and true potential is the purpose of life.


10. To Create Meaningful Changes

To Create Meaningful Changes

'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'  this wise quote is written by "Philip Appleman" , an American poet, editor, novelist and a well-known author. He has written three novels, half a dozen collections of prose, and on various subjects like Darwin, morality, and politics. His poems and quotes are wisely written.

Based on his quote, one should create some meaningful changes in life. Some positive changes that would make us happier, more content, more honorable and leave a legacy.

If we summarize all the thoughtful quotes and sayings, the purpose of life is to truly love and care for others, to listen your heart and follow your passion, to move ahead, conquer and achieve your dreams, to explore your surroundings eagerly and take numerous experiences, to serve others and always help people around us, to unveil your true potential and to make positive changes in life, and to spread peace and kindness along the way....



I hope, you guys enjoyed reading this article as much as I enjoyed writing it. And am leaving a lovely quote for my readers to contemplate on your life and its purpose : -

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