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Top 87 Quotes About Common Purpose

#1. The ultimate purpose of other creatures is not to be found in us. Rather, all creatures are moving forward with us and through us towards a common point of arrival, which is God, in that transcendent fullness where the risen Christ embraces and illumines all things. - Author: Pope Francis
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#2. To her mind the Senate was a place where people went to recite speeches, and she naively assumed that the speeches were useful and had a purpose, but as they did not interest her she never went again. This is a very common conception of Congress; many Congressmen share it. - Author: Henry Adams
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#3. We as people have a purpose here to contribute to the Earth, to contribute to people's goodness and good life. - Author: Common
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#4. If your basic premise about the fundamental purpose of our government is that it must provide for the common defense, then no other position is possible. - Author: Don Nickles
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#5. Identifying someone by his, or her, outward appearance is often the first and most common error in the world - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#6. All genuine ideals have one thing in common: they express the desire for something which is not yet accomplished but which is desirable for the purpose of the growth and happiness of the individual. - Author: Erich Fromm
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#7. It seems an insult to the night to speak of purpose and intent, when this common moment is so brimming full of blessed design tranquility. All things follow their course. - Author: Anne Rice
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#8. It is common to represent a title, but inspiring to represent a purpose. - Author: T.F. Hodge
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#9. It is kind of nice to have a common purpose. - Author: Paul Wolfowitz
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#10. My own definition of leadership is this: The capacity and the will to rally men and women to a common purpose and the character which inspires confidence. - Author: Bernard Law Montgomery
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#11. We can all make impact in achieving a common goal - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#12. Real serious waiting is done in waiting rooms, and what they all have in common is their purpose, or purposelessness, if you will; they are places for doing nothing and they have no life of their own ... their one constant is what might be called a decorative rigor mortis ... - Author: Ada Louise Huxtable
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#13. Perhaps in our presence, the most heroic deed on earth is done in some silent spirit, the loftiest purpose cherished, the most generous sacrifice made, and we do not suspect it. I believe this greatness to be most common among the multitude, whose names are never heard. - Author: William Ellery Channing
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#14. common sense is embedded in common things - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#15. Sustainable farms are to today's headlong rush toward global destruction what the monasteries were to the Dark Ages: places to preserve human skills and crafts until some semblance of common sense and common purpose returns to the public mind. - Author: Gene Logsdon
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#16. In the absence of any short term in common use to represent all desirable things, or things that satisfy human wants, we may use the term Goods for that purpose. - Author: Alfred Marshall
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#17. It is impossible to deny that Christians and Muslims have a common agenda here: both faiths have at their heart the living image of a community raised up by God's call to reveal to the world what God's purpose is for humanity. - Author: Rowan Williams
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#18. A rewarding relationship occurs when there is a common spiritual goal, shared spiritual values and a mutual desire to build a relationship upon a spiritual foundation and for the purpose of connecting to the light of the creator. - Author: Yehuda Berg
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#19. Two ( or more) people come together and they agree that they should be together for a common purpose and that purpose is to add value to one another. ENGAGEMENTS are partnerships that should ALWAYS be Win-Win. - Author: John C. Maxwell
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#20. No matter who we are or what we look like or what we may believe, it is both possible and, more importantly, it becomes powerful to come together in common purpose and common effort. - Author: Oprah Winfrey
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#21. The one reasonable goal of social life was affirmed to be the creation of a world of awakened, of sensitive, intelligent, and mutually understanding personalities, banded together for the common purpose of exploring the universe and developing the human spirit's manifold potentialities. - Author: Olaf Stapledon
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#22. The purpose of work is to give people a chance to utilize and develop their faculties; to enable them to overcome their ego-centeredness by joining others in a common task; and to bring for the goods and services needed for a becoming existence. - Author: E.F. Schumacher
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#23. The unfairness of judging others comes in that we judge them on the basis of our own values and beliefs, yet we can never exactly stand on common ground. - Author: Archibald Marwizi
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#24. To undertake nothing: i. at random or without a purpose; ii. for any reason but the common good. - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#25. If someone takes it upon themself to compliment you, don't explain to them why the compliment is misplaced or undeserving, say "thank you" and smile; that was the purpose. - Author: Travis Culliton
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#26. As a good gardener prepares the soil, so a wise leader creates an environment that promotes community ... community involves a common place, a common time, and a common purpose. Just getting people in the same place at the same time does not produce a team. Community requires a common vision. - Author: Diane Dreher
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#27. We obviously feel destiny and purpose and do what we do, but within that are ways to help others and to inspire others and to support and encourage people. - Author: Common
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#28. There is a longing among all people and creatures to have a sense of purpose and worth. To satisfy that common longing in all of us we must respect each other. - Author: Chief Dan George
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#29. In America, communities existed before governments. There were many groups of people with a common sense of purpose and a feeling of duty to one another before there were political institutions. - Author: Daniel J. Boorstin
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#30. With sharing our common purpose we multiply and with keeping to ourselves we divide. - Author: Santosh Kalwar
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#31. In order to insure proper and widespread observance of this anniversary, all veterans, all veterans' organizations, and the entire citizenry will wish to join hands in the common purpose. - Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower
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#32. Formation of Network of people for common purpose leads to Society with common objectives. - Author: Santosh Kalwar
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#33. I consider discipline indispensable, but it must be inner discipline, motivated by a common purpose and a strong feeling of comradeship. - Author: Buenaventura Durruti
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#34. What was done with the seed saved from the India Hemp last summer? It ought, all of it, to have been sewn again; that not only a stock of seed sufficient for my own purposes might have been raised, but to have disseminated the seed to others; as it is more valuable than the common Hemp. - Author: George Washington
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#35. One of the great purposes of religion itself is being hindered by an exclusive-ism that doesn't take into account the common elements and values that we actually share. - Author: Thomas Keating
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#36. Now the stream of our common consciousness seems to be obliterating its own banks, losing its central direction and purpose, flooding the lowlands, disconnecting and isolating the highlands and to no particular purpose other than the wasteful fulfillment of its own internal momentum - Author: Robert M. Pirsig
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#37. It is all too common for people to invest tine into appearance but not in developing their inner man - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#38. Today we stand together all around the world, joined in a common purpose - to remake the planet into a haven of joy and understanding and goodness ... - Author: Michael Jackson
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#39. These false barriers that we've erected of space and race, all these illusions that we've allowed to infect us like toxins, we've got to rid ourselves of that. We are a better nation when we are ultimately united in a common purpose and a common cause. - Author: Cory Booker
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#40. Most people under the influence of the wrong and common belief which says that the sense of man's life is to grow a tree, build a house and bring up a son - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#41. The contributions that one makes in typography, design, and art in general cannot be, and must not be measured on how much money is involved. That would lead to total chaos. The word itself (contribution) is to give to a common purpose. - Author: Ed Benguiat
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#42. We are here because we share a fundamental belief: that poverty, illiteracy, disease and inequality do not belong in the twenty-first century. We share a common purpose: to eradicate these ills for the benefit of all. And we share a common tool to achieve this: the Millennium Development Goals. - Author: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
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#43. Equality comes in realizing that we are all doing different jobs for a common purpose. That is the aim behind any community. The very name community means let's come together to recognize the unity. Come ... unity. - Author: Swami Satchidananda
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#44. Who creates trust and higher purpose amongst their people and gets unparalleled levels of support for common goals. - Author: Stan Slap
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#45. The purpose of the gospel is to transform common creatures into celestial citizens, and that requires change. - Author: Dallin H. Oaks
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#46. God created me to be an individual. And I am a Chicago dude that grew up the way I grew up and was named Rashid and was given a certain purpose and mission. So, I am rare for those reasons. - Author: Common
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#47. People of different faiths, like yours and mine, sometimes wonder where we can meet in common purpose, when there are so many differences in creed and theology. Surely the answer is that we can meet in service, in shared moral convictions about our nation stemming from a common worldview. - Author: Mitt Romney
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#48. I attribute my ability to maintain cool to God, self-esteem, and knowing my purpose in life. It can't be based on anything material or external. - Author: Common
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#49. Man is a competitive creature, and the seeds of conflict are built deep into our genes. We fought each other on the savannah and only survived against great odds by organising ourselves into groups which would have had a common purpose, giving morale and fortitude. - Author: Robert Winston
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#50. men had been everywhere and had seen everything, life's greatest experience had ended with most of life still to be lived, to find common purpose in the quiet days of peace would be hard - Author: Francis Fukuyama
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#51. The purpose of Compulsory Education is to deprive the common people of their commonsense. - Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
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#52. The Three Armies can be deprived of their commanding officer, but even a common man cannot be deprived of his purpose. - Author: Confucius
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#53. Build relationships and friendships by finding common experiences or interests instead of getting discouraged by noticeable differences. - Author: Archibald Marwizi
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#54. It is not the fact that we are united in common goals or purposes that makes us a community. Rather, it is the fact that we share a common life in Christ. - Author: Jerry Bridges
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#55. Why can't peace be a single overriding common purpose: why do we wait for a crisis to pull us together? Let's pull together for peace. - Author: Rita Mae Brown
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#56. Engage the whole community with a common purpose to build an innovative and sustainable enterprise. - Author: Miguel Reynolds Brandao
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#57. Mathematics, mostly, is a communal enterprise, each advance the product of a huge network of minds working toward a common purpose, even if we accord special honor to the person who places the last stone in the arch. - Author: Jordan Ellenberg
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#58. The common element in all the special forms of contemplation is the loving, yearning, affirming bent toward that happiness which is the same as God Himself, and which is the aim and purpose of all that happens in the world. - Author: Josef Pieper
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#59. I wonder if you've got a minute.
I have many minutes, all of them used toward a common purpose. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#60. Grove's Law: All large organizations with a common business purpose end up in a hybrid organizational form. - Author: Andrew S. Grove
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#61. People working together in a strong community with a shared goal and a common purpose can make the impossible possible. - Author: Tom Vilsack
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#62. Leadership is not a voice crying in the wilderness, aloof and apart. It requires an ability to command as well as to inspire, to learn in the process of collaboration and to build a team with a common purpose that can take action and execute the change they envision. - Author: Bob Rae
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#63. If the end of human law is the promotion of the common good among men, the divine law has for its purpose nothing less than our friendship with God. - Author: Scott Hahn
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#64. We're helping those children who cannot help themselves and giving a push to those who can. We've done it by working together for a common purpose. I see no reason to stop now. - Author: Jane D. Hull
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#65. An organization's success has more to do with clarity of shared purpose, common principles and strength of belief in them than to assets, expertise, operating ability or management competence, important as they may be. - Author: Dee Hock
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#66. Humans best survive when they are given a purpose; a common enemy to defeat, revenge to wreak or a dream to cling to. - Author: Bryce Courtenay
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#67. Do not sleep under a roof. Carry no money or food. Go alone to places frightening to the common brand of men. Become a criminal of purpose. Be put in jail, and extricate yourself by your own wisdom. - Author: Miyamoto Musashi
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#68. Only free peoples can hold their purpose and their honor steady to a common end, and prefer the interests of mankind to any narrow interest of their own. - Author: Woodrow Wilson
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#69. When you see people that lived their purpose and sacrificed, who are everyday people - teachers, sanitation workers, and just people from all walks of life - that said, "I'm standing up for what I believe in. I'm standing up for my community." That reaffirms what you can do. - Author: Common
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#70. Social honour recognises no distinction between the employer and the unemployed. All of them work for a common purpose and are entitled to equal honour and respect. - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#71. What will become compellingly important is absolute clarity of shared purpose and set of principles of conduct sort of institutional genetic code that every member of the organization understands in a common way, and with deep conviction. - Author: Dee Hock
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#72. We all have different paths in life. As in purpose, so is happiness. As our purposes differ, so do our roads to happiness differ, though we may have common grounds. - Author: Ogwo David Emenike
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#73. However noble their purpose, we must beware of institutionalized methods that indoctrinate and regiment and fashion every Christian into a common evangelistic mold. - Author: Richard Halverson
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#74. An ideal is an unselfish aspiration. Its purpose is the general welfare not only of this but of future generations. It is a thing of the spirit. It is a generous and humane desire that all men may share equally in a common good. Our ideals are the cement, which binds human society. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#75. Leadership is a process where a leader has a purpose oriented destination and lets the followers find the best way to get there with a common vision and goal. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#76. There is the fear, common to all English-only speakers, that the chief purpose of foreign languages is to make fun of us. Otherwise, you know, why not just come out and say it? - Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
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#77. With common purpose comes, a mission and we should use it for far greater objectives, for human lives and to save our future generations. - Author: Santosh Kalwar
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#78. These papers of the day have uses more adequate to the purposes of common life than more pompous and durable volumes. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#79. People who are afraid to sacrifice somebody have no business talking about a common purpose. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#80. The leader is one who can organize the experience of the group ... and thus get the full power of the group. The leader makes the team. This is pre-eminently the leadership quality - the ability to organize all the forces there are in an enterprise and make them serve a common purpose. - Author: Mary Parker Follett
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#81. In every physical action, unless it is purely mechanical, there is concealed some inner action, some feelings. This is how the two levels of life in a part are created, the inner and the outer. They are intertwined. A common purpose brings them together and reinforces the unbreakable bond. - Author: Constantin Stanislavski
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#82. Organisations often appoint leaders for their IQ. Then, years later, sack them for their lack of EQ (Emotional Intelligence). Common Purpose argues that in the future they will promote for CQ - Cultural Intelligence. - Author: Julia Middleton
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#83. If two or three agree on a common purpose, nothing is impossible. - Author: Jim Rohn
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#84. Let us each of us now embrace with solemn duty, and awesome joy, what is our lasting birthright. With common effort and common purpose, with passion and dedication, let us answer the call of history and carry into an uncertain future that precious light of freedom. - Author: Barack Obama
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#85. The main thing is to remain oneself, under any circumstances; that was and is our common purpose. - Author: Madeleine K. Albright
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#86. It always takes a group of people working together with a common purpose in an atmosphere of trust and collaboration to get extraordinary things done. - Author: James M. Kouzes
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#87. What kind of people do we wish to become, and how do we know an American when we see one? Is it possible to pursue a common purpose without a common history or a standard text? - Author: Lewis H. Lapham
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