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Why Am I Here Quotes

1. “The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity.” – Leo Tolstoy

2. “Life is without meaning. You bring meaning to it. The meaning of life is whatever you ascribe it to be. Being alive is the meaning.” – Joseph Campbell

3. “It is not that we have so little time but that we lose so much. The life we receive is not short but we make it so; we are not ill provided but use what we have wastefully.” – Seneca

4. “Every once in a while I think, ‘What am I doing out here running, busting myself up? Life could be so much easier. The other guys are out having fun, doing other things, why not me?” – Steve Prefontaine

5. “I don’t regret anything and what I have done in my period of my life. Everything happens for a reason, and that’s why I am here.” – Golshifteh Farahani

6. “I stared out at the waves. “Why am I here?” I thought. Finally, it came to me. But it was too late. I was a terrible lifeguard.” – Alex Bosworth

7. “Everyone needs to realize why am I here? It comes in everyone’s life; you ask why am I here? What am I doing? Once you are able to answer that question for yourself honestly, you have smooth sailing.” – Jimmy Cliff

8. “We were born to make and manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” – Marianne Williamson

9. “We are products of our past, but we don’t have to be prisoners of it.” – Rick Warren

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

11. “These are not easy questions. Who am I? Why am I here? They’re not easy because the human being isn’t wired to function as an individual.” – Steven Pressfield

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12. “I am really curious about life, about why we are all here. I notice my skin is aging, things are changing, I’ve seen people dying, so that’s the train we are all on.” – Damien Rice

13. “Without knowing who I am and why I’m here it is impossible to live. Yet I cannot know that and therefore I cannot live.” – Leo Tolstoy

14. “You weren’t put on earth to be remembered. You were put here to prepare for eternity.” – Rick Warren

15. “I know why I am here and my only real focused goal is to live each day to the fullest and to try and honor God and be an encouragement to others. What the future holds is firmly in God’s hands, and I am very happy about that!” – Ken Hensley

16. “Religion survives because it answers three questions that every reflective person must ask. Who am I? Why am I here? How then shall I live?” – Jonathan Sacks

17. “You look like you’re thinking some pretty deep thoughts there,” he said. “Just pondering the little mysteries,” I said. “Why are we here; where do we go when we die; am I really the only one who believes the Kardashians are a clear sign of the end times?” – Jen Blood

18. “The happy life is impossible without finding an answer to the question “why am I here? What am doing here?” – Sunday Adelaja

19. “Everything in this world happens with a purpose. You are born in this world with a purpose, you are chosen by purpose.” – Udai Yadla

20. “You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.” – Albert Camus

21. “Each man must look to himself to teach him the meaning of life. It is not something discovered: it is something molded.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

22.“Whenever you become anxious or stressed, outer purpose has taken over, and you lost sight of your inner purpose. You have forgotten that your state of consciousness is primary, all else secondary.” – Eckhart Tolle

23. “It does not matter how long you are spending on the earth, how much money you have gathered, or how much attention you have received. It is the amount of positive vibration you have radiated in life that matters.” – Amit Ray

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

25. “The purpose of life is to live, learn, and love.” – Christine Rice

26. “Awareness is the power that is concealed within the present moment. The ultimate purpose of human existence, which is to say, your purpose, is to bring that power into this world.” – Eckhart Tolle

27. “For me, life isn’t about being recognized or having everyone know who I am. That’s not why I’m here. To me, my foundation is the most important thing I do or have ever done. That’s what my life is about.” – Tim Tebow

28. “In this room, we’re all here together, but there’s probably a lot of different views, people sitting here thinking, I don’t own any slaves, all the slaves are dead. Why am I responsible? My family was immigrants, too.” – Johnnie Cochran

29. “Ah …! What’s happening? it thought. Er, excuse me, who am I? Hello? Why am I here? What’s my purpose in life? What do I mean by who am I? Calm down, get a grip now … oh! this is an interesting sensation, what is it?” – Douglas Adams

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30. “Only a sense of humor can help each of us face those great unanswerable questions: Why was I born? Why am I here? Why must I die? What must I do to make my life a triumph?” – George Sheehan

31. “The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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

33. “I see no reason why I should not live on indefinitely just as I have done, and on the whole, I am more comfortable here than in Purgatory, a place that I imagine to be like the suburbs of London.” – Mary Borden

34. “What am I? And where am I? And why am I here?” – Leo Tolstoy

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35. “Here ends another day, during which I have had eyes, ears, hands, and the great world around me. Tomorrow begins another day. Why am I allowed two?” – G.K. Chesterton

36. “I stand here struggling for the rights of my people to be full citizens in this country. They are not-in Mississippi. They are not-in Montgomery. That is why I am here today … You want to shut up every colored person who wants to fight for the rights of his people!” – Paul Robeson

37. “Who am I, why am I here? Forget the question, someone gives me another beer.” – Meat Loaf

38. “People are searching for reasons for believing, searching for answers to the big existential questions of “Why am I here?” and “What is life all about?” I find that people are able to accept the teaching of the Gospel when it’s presented to them in both a rational and positive way.” – Jonathan Morris

39. “Trying to separate myself from my instincts of pessimism and cut out and define what it is that I really do love, what I’m here to be, why I’m here, and what I think is worth being alive for and fighting for. And those things change, but I think that that’s something I am always chasing.” – El-P

40. “I’ve never had any intentions about anything. That’s why I am where I am today, which is neither here nor there, in a literal sense.” – Edward Gorey

41. “I don’t love or hate humans. I respect them. They shape themselves, in a way that we angels do not. They tell lies and sleep around and curse, and they try to define themselves so valiantly. Who am I? they keep asking. Why am I here?” – Cynthia Hand

42. “Why am I here? You may have asked the question as you found yourself in the midst of an amazing, divinely orchestrated opportunity, or you may have asked it in reaction to having made the worst mistake of your life.” – T.D. Jakes

43. “We won’t fully experience joy until we’ve answered life’s biggest question: Why am I here?” – John C. Maxwell

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44. “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

45. “To think what is true, to sense what is beautiful and to want what is good, hereby the spirit finds purpose of a life in reason.” – Johann Gottfried Herder

46. “How hard could it be? Is it really going to hurt? You get into that deep well of emotion if you are by yourself. Why am I here? What’s the point of going on? If I can’t do what I want to do, then what’s the point?” – Brian Bosworth

47. “Who am I? What will I be? Why am I here? Where am I going?” – Constantin Stanislavski

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48. “I don’t know if I had success or not. But I am afraid of myself. Why am I afraid of myself? I always feel – I don’t know – weak in the sense of not having power and also power is a fleeting thing, here today, gone tomorrow.” – Pope Francis

49. “Does everyone need to realize why am I here? It comes in everyone’s life; you ask why am I here? What am I doing? Once you are able to answer that question for yourself honestly, you have smooth sailing.” – Jimmy Cliff

50. “The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.” – Alan Watts

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