Phrases about 'Purpose'

Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production; and the interest of the producer ought to be attended to, only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer.

Author: Adam Smith - Scottish Economist
  Only , End , Purpose , Producer


Cyprus joined the E.U. in 2004 and immediately wanted to get into the euro area for the express purpose of completing, as quickly as possible, the union with the core of Europe. It was done because the public thought that would be beneficial for political reasons, not economic reasons.

Author: Athanasios Orphanides - Economist
  Political , Thought , Done , Purpose


I suppose if it has a practical purpose, I appreciate a pat on the back. I suppose it's rewarding, ultimately.

Author: Brendan Fraser - American Actor
  Back , Purpose , Appreciate , Practical


My one purpose in life is to serve as a warning to others.

Author: Jamie Zawinski - American Scientist
  Life , Others , Purpose , Warning


Civic participation over a lifetime, working in neighborhoods and communities and service of all kinds - military and civilian, full-time and part-time, national and international - will strengthen America's civic purpose.

Author: John McCain - American Politician
  Will , America , Purpose , Service


George W. Bush brought a lot of minorities into his administration, which was a positive thing, and they had some issues that they wanted to press, but 9/11 really gave them direction. It gave them a purpose.

Author: Josh Brolin - American Actor
  Some , Purpose , Direction , Positive


Under HB 2655, the state is responsible to ensure parents are aware of the purpose and value of assessments and receive notice from their local school districts about their rights and obligations. Educators must engage with parents about the value of assessment and the potential consequences if parents opt out and student participation diminishes.

Author: Kate Brown - American Politician
  Value , Parents , School , Purpose


Naturalism says that we were not put here for any purpose. But that doesn't mean there isn't such thing as purpose. It just means that purpose isn't imposed from outside. We human beings have the creative ability to give our lives purposes and meanings.

Author: Sean M. Carroll - American Scientist
  Ability , Purpose , Creative , Mean


People didn't know that I existed before 'Purpose.'

Author: Poo Bear - American Musician
  People , Know , Purpose , Before


By the fourth grade, I graduated to an erector set and spent many happy hours constructing devices of unknown purpose where the main design criterion was to maximize the number of moving parts and overall size.

Author: Steven Chu - American Scientist
  Happy , Purpose , Moving , Design