40 Inspiring Quotes to Help You Find Your Purpose in Life

As we explore this month’s MerryBody theme, ‘purpose,’ keep in mind that your purpose can be whatever you envision.

Whether it’s broad or specific, it’s up to you to shape and understand it. At its core, purpose infuses life with a profound passion and richness.

So, what’s your purpose? If the answer doesn’t come easily, don’t worry. Embrace your curiosity and begin your exploration.

If you’re looking to delve even deeper, consider setting aside some time for meditation or a Yoga session. Yoga and meditation aren’t just about physical benefits; they serve as gateways to inner exploration. Engaging in these practices can offer valuable insights and aid in your journey of self-discovery.

Alright, now enjoy these inspiring quotes about purpose. 

Always merrymaking,

Emma + Carla

40 Inspiring Quotes to Help You Find Your Purpose in Life

“The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” — Dalai Lama

“The purpose of life is a life of purpose.” — Robert Byrne

“In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” — Steve Jobs

“Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.” — Buddha

“You were put on this earth to achieve your greatest self, to live out your purpose, and to do it courageously.” — Steve Maraboli

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” — Pablo Picasso

“Your purpose in life is to find your voice and make a positive impact on others.” — Malala Yousafzai


“Your purpose in life is to find your passion and turn it into your career.” — Oprah Winfrey

“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” — Howard Thurman

“Your purpose in life is to find your true self and express it authentically.” — Lao Tzu

“The purpose of life is to contribute in some way to making things better.” — Robert F. Kennedy

“Your purpose in life is to live in alignment with your values and beliefs.” — Tony Robbins

“The purpose of life is to be useful, to be honourable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” — Maya Angelou


“Your purpose in life is to find your passion and share it with the world.” — Brené Brown

“The purpose of life is to find your calling and answer it.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

“Your purpose in life is to find your unique path and follow it fearlessly.” — Elizabeth Gilbert

“The purpose of life is to be authentic and true to yourself.” — Mahatma Gandhi

“Your purpose in life is to find your joy and share it with others.” — Hafiz

“The purpose of life is to find your mission and fulfill it.” — Mother Teresa

“When you find your purpose, you will find your power.” — Les Brown

“Purpose is the driving force that brings dreams to reality.” — Tony Robbins

“With purpose, the impossible becomes possible.” — T.D. Jakes

“Purpose is the anchor that keeps us grounded in life.” — Brendon Burchard

“Purpose fuels passion, and passion ignites greatness.” — Robin Sharma

“Purpose gives meaning to our existence.” — Oprah Winfrey

“Purpose is the compass that guides our decisions.” — John C. Maxwell

“The power of purpose drives us to persevere.” — Lailah Gifty Akita

“Purpose is the engine that propels us forward.” — Gary Keller

“Purpose is the bridge between dreams and reality.” — Stephen R. Covey

“A life without purpose is a life without direction.” — Tony Gaskins

“Purpose empowers us to overcome obstacles.” — Roy T. Bennett

“With purpose, we discover our true potential.” — Maxime Lagacé

“Purpose turns struggles into stepping stones.” — Joel Osteen

“Purpose is the foundation of a fulfilling life.” — Jim Carrey

“With purpose, we find the courage to take risks.” — Myles Munroe

“The power of purpose transforms ordinary into extraordinary.” — Joel A. Barker

“With purpose, we create our own destiny.” — Max Lucado

“The power of purpose aligns our actions with our values.” — Roy Disney

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