Mary Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964); Writer
Dorothy Day (1897-1980); Journalist, activist
Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965); British statesman, prime minister, author, Nobel Prize winner
T.A. Barron (born 1952); writer
Joan of Arc (1412-1431); heroine of France
Margaret Thatcher (born 1925); former Prime Minister of the UK
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962); U.S. First Lady, diplomat, human rights activist
Diane Ackerman American writer
T.D. Jakes (born 1957); Bishop, author
Napoleon Hill (1883-1970); motivational author
George T. Hewitt Historian
Michael J. Fox (born 1961); Actor, activist
Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881); essayist, satirist, historian
Robert Byrne (born 1928); American chess player
Greg Mortenson (born 1957); humanitarian, writer, mountaineer
Anatole France (1844-1924); critic, writer
Douglas Adams (1952-2001); English writer, humorist and dramatist
Mary Shelley (1797-1851); English novelist
Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862); naturalist, author, philosopher
Peter F. Drucker (1909-2005); professor, writer, management consultant
Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr (1808-1890); Critic, journalist, novelist.
Leo Rosten (1908-1997); Writer, teacher
Submitted by Jessica W. over 3 years ago.
My dad is stubborn, yet a very loving and caring individual. He and my mom are going through the process of a divorce, so I don't get to see either of them as much as I am used to. I call either of my parents nightly when I am not at their house, see how their day went, talk about…
Submitted by Amalia Kobelja 5 months ago.
Manyang is incredible. We both attended the University of Richmond together, and he involved me in his story one day when he asked me to proofread a grant application for him when I was sitting next to him in the library. Since then, his genuine heart has been apparent in every conversation that I've had with him. Manyang lived as…
I think that many people are frustrated with the fast pace of today. The lacking value most can't pinpoint is purpose. Is what I am spending my time with useful, meaningful? The answer is individual. Facebook, money, work, friends you chose, etc. Is there purpose in this? Good and bad, there is always purpose.
Megan 6 months ago from North Carolina
"The purpose of life is to have a life of purpose."
Ayden Smith about 1 year ago from Wahpeton, North Dakota
Do good, and you will feel good! I promise!
Janez Hacin over 1 year ago from Geneva
Purpose points us in the right direction.
Bruce Willingham over 1 year ago from Warner Robins, Ga
Purpose is why we are here. To make a difference in the lives of others.
Bruce Willingham over 2 years ago from Warner Robins Ga
purpose is a drive that makes us move forward.
lilith almost 3 years ago from texas