Why We Are Here Quotes

Why We Are Here Quotes by Luci Swindoll, David Letterman, Mira Bartok, E. O. Wilson, Paul D. MacLean, Olivia Newton-John and many others.

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It’s daring to be curious about the unknown, to dream big dreams, to live outside prescribed boxes, to take risks, and above all, daring to investigate the way we live until we discover the deepest treasured purpose of why we are here.
Luci Swindoll
Why we are here: To tremble at the terrible beauty of the stars, to shed a tear at the perfection of Beethoven’s symphonies, and to crack a cold one now and then.
David Letterman
Eloquent and moving… an extraordinary testament to the enduring power of love – beyond faith and dogma. It reminds us of why we are here: to love and live fully, to be curious about all things, and to live a compassionate – and passionate – authentic life.
Mira Bartok
People must belong to a tribe; they yearn to have a purpose larger than themselves. We are obligated by the deepest drives of the human spirit to make ourselves more than animated dust, and we must have a story to tell about where we came from, and why we are here.
E. O. Wilson
An interest in the brain requires no justification other than a curiosity to know why we are here, what we are doing here, and where we are going.
Paul D. MacLean
I believe love is what makes the world go round. No matter how old or young, love is why we are here. It is the very essence of one’s being.
Olivia Newton-John
I don’t know the meaning of life. I don’t know why we are here. I think life is full of anxieties and fears and tears. It has a lot of grief in it, and it can be very grim. And I do not want to be the one who tries to tell somebody else what life is all about. To me it’s a complete mystery.
Charles M. Schulz
If someone is feeling out of sorts or detached it’s a great time to bring them in and restate why we are here and what we are trying to do.
John Petrucci
Why we are here is important, but to know where we are going is imperative. It’s not what you’ve got, it’s what you use, that makes a difference in how your life turns out.
Zig Ziglar
We are in a race between knowledge and catastrophe. If we keep track of what is important, never lower our standards or forget why we are here, we have the ability to determine the fate of the world.
Dean Kamen
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
Woodrow Wilson
Why we are here is an impenetrable question.
Edward Albee
The main reason, Your Holiness, of why we are here today, is it is not the business of the church to stray from the field of faith and morals and wonder into the playground that is science… it is not the business of the church to pronounce on┬áscience.
Christopher Monckton, 3rd Viscount Monckton of Brenchley
A job is something we do to get a paycheck and pay our bills. Jobs are legitimate, at times, but work is why we are here in the universe. Work and calling often go together.
Matthew Fox
You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand
Woodrow Wilson
Don’t part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live. To live a fulfilled life, we need to keep creating the “what is next”, of our lives. Without dreams and goals there is no living, only merely existing, and that is not why we are here.
Mark Twain
I don’t know why we are here, but I’m pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves.
Ludwig Wittgenstein