Love is the purpose and meaning of life (quotes)

Love is the purpose of life…

  • The purpose of it all is love. Brandi Carlile
  • Love was life’s secret purpose. Martine Murray
  • Love gives life purpose and meaning. Joyce Meyer
  • Love is the law of life. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
  • Love is why I came here in the first place. John Denver
  • Our purpose is to grow up and become love. Thomas Campbell
  • Life is an opportunity to contribute love in your own way. Bernie Siegel
  • Our purpose in life is to grow in wisdom and in love. Rachel Naomi Remen
  • I believe that the purpose of death is the release of love. Laurie Anderson
  • The purpose of life is to love, not necessarily to be loved. Frederick Lenz
  • We are born to love, we live to love, and we will die to love still more. Saint Joseph
  • Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence. Erich Fromm
  • The whole purpose of existence is to bring love into existence where it is needed. Barry Long
  • We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end. Benjamin Disraeli
  • Infinite Love is a weapon of matchless potency. It is the ‘summum bonum’ of life. Mahatma Gandhi
  • Our job is unconditional love. The job of everyone else in our life is to push our buttons. Byron Katie
  • The most important thing in this world is to learn to give out love, and let it come in. Morrie Schwartz
  • I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God who is sending a love letter to the world. Mother Teresa
  • To be a lover of life is to be a heroic lover on a sacred quest to become an embodiment of love. Tim Freke
  • Love is the essential existential fact. It is our ultimate reality and our purpose on earth. Marianne Williamson
  • Our purpose is simple… To Love To love each other, to love all life and to love our earth. Anthony D. Williams
  • A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved. Kurt Vonnegut
  • I would like my life to be a statement of love and compassion–and where it isn’t, that’s where my work lies. Ram Dass
  • The purpose of life is to be loved by as many people as possible among those you want to have love you. Warren Buffett
  • In the end, nothing we do or say in this lifetime will matter as much as the way we have loved one another. Daphne Rose Kingman
  • Love is the dynamic motivation behind every worthy purpose; it is the upward thrust that lifts men to the heights. Wilferd Peterson
  • Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. Rumi
  • Maybe the purpose of being here, wherever we are, is to increase the durability and occasions of love among and between peoples. June Jordan
  • There is only one page left to write on. I will fill it with words of only one syllable. I love. I have loved. I will love. Audrey Niffenegger
  • Living on purpose requires us to find what we love fiercely, give it all we’ve got and then pass it on, as if it were a torch, to those who follow. Dawna Markova
  • The spiritual being sees the physical world as an arena for growth and learning with the specific purpose of serving and evolving into higher levels of love. Wayne Dyer
  • Deep human connection is … the purpose and the result of a meaningful life – and it will inspire the most amazing acts of love, generosity, and humanity. Melinda Gates
  • If your purpose is to liberate yourself and others into love and freedom, then you should do whatever magnifies the love and freedom in your life and in the lives of whom your actions affect. David Deida
  • Dedicate yourself to Love. Decide to let Love be your intention, your purpose, and your point. And then let Love inspire you, support you and guide you in every other dedication you make thereafter. Robert Holden
  • Love is the essential reality and our purpose on earth. To be consciously aware of it, to experience love in ourselves and others, is the meaning of life. Meaning does not lie in things. Meaning lies in us. Marianne Williamson
  • Learning to see love and to express that love is the purpose of living this life. What’s real has love at its heart; the universe is constructed from love, and that love is very much tied to our power of attention and imagination. Fred Alan Wolf
  • Love is our only reason for living and the only purpose of life. We live for the sake of love, and we live seeking love… it is not surprising that we keep looking for love. All of us are nothing but vibrations of love. We are sustained by love, and in the end we merge back into love. Swami Muktananda
  • Eventually, you will come to understand that love heals everything, and love is all there is. The journey may take many lifetimes, but you will complete it. It is impossible not to complete it. It is not a question of if but of when. Every situation you create serves this purpose. Every experience you encounter serves this purpose. Gary Zukav
  • We are all a part of the divine spark. All have a purpose in creation and that purpose is called Love. That love, however, shouldn’t be concentrated in just one person, it should be scattered throughout the world, waiting to be discovered. Wake up that love. What is gone cannot return. What is about to arrive needs to be recognized. Paulo Coelho
  • Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we learn. The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and prejudices and the acceptance of love back in our hearts. Love is the essential reality and our purpose on earth. To be consciously aware of it, to experience love in ourselves and others, is the meaning of life. Meaning does not lie in things. Meaning lies in us. Marianne Williamson
  • Your purpose is about discovering and nurturing who you truly are, to know and love yourself at the deepest level and to guide yourself back home when you lose your way. That’s it. Everything else is your burning passion, your inspired mission, your job, your love-fueled hobby, etc. Those things are powerful and essential, but they’re not your purpose. Your purpose is much bigger than that. Kris Carr
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…the very goal and aim of human existence

  • Love is the goal, life is the journey. Rajneesh
  • The goal of life is not to win. It is to play the game with love. Iyanla Vanzant
  • The supreme purpose and goal for human life… is to cultivate love. Ramakrishna
  • Love is the ultimate and the highest goal to which man can aspire. Viktor E. Frankl
  • The aim of every human being is to understand the meaning of total love. Paulo Coelho
  • The only real purpose of a goal is to inspire you to fall more deeply in love with life. Michael Neill
  • What is the beginning? Love. What is the course. Love still. What is the goal. The goal is love. Christina Rossetti
  • The goal of our life should not be to find joy in marriage, but to bring more love and truth into the world. Leo Tolstoy
  • This mortal life is our playing field. Our goal is to learn to love God and to extend that same love toward our fellowman. Dieter F. Uchtdorf
  • Our goal was never to live; our goal is to love. It is the goal of all truly noble men and women. Give all that can be given. Give even your life itself. D. Wilson
  • If we make our goal to live a life of compassion and unconditional love, then the world will indeed become a garden where all kinds of flowers can bloom and grow. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
  • Learning how to love is the goal and the purpose of spiritual life – not learning how to develop psychic powers, not learning how to bow, chant, do yoga, or even meditate, but learning to love. Love is the truth. Love is the light. Surya Das
  • Love is our true essence. Love has no limitations of caste, religion, race, or nationality. We are all beads strung together on the same thread of love. To awaken this unity-and to spread to others the love that is our inherent nature-is the true goal of human life. Mata Amritanandamayi
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Love is what gives life its true meaning

  • Is there some meaning to this life?
  • Love, life, meaning…over. Stephenie Meyer
  • Love gives life purpose and meaning. Joyce Meyer
  • Love life more than the meaning of it? Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • We never ask the meaning of life when we are in love. Rajneesh
  • A life without love is like a tree without fruit. Stephen King
  • Life is a deep sleep of which love is the dream. Alfred de Musset
  • The meaning of life consists in the love and service of God. Leo Tolstoy
  • Love your calling with passion, it is the meaning of your life. Auguste Rodin
  • Yes, and when the love of life disappears, no meaning can console us. Albert Camus
  • The meaning of life… I think the meaning of life is, I think it’s love. Julie Benz
  • Hope is life’s essential nutrient, and love is what gives life meaning. Dick Van Dyke
  • True love is rare, and it’s the only thing that gives life real meaning. Nicholas Sparks
  • If destiny comes to help you, Love will come to meet you. A life without love isn’t a life. Rumi
  • Certain things in life simply have to be experienced -and never explained. Love is such a thing. Paulo Coelho
  • Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone – we find it with another. Thomas Merton
  • Two things can make life meaningful: books and love. …I already have books. Now I am setting off in search of love. Joel Dicker
  • One must love life before loving its meaning … yes, and when the love of life disappears, no meaning can console us. Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Wherever love and compassion are active in life, we can perceive the magic breath of the spirit blowing through the sense world. Rudolf Steiner
  • A life of short duration…could be so rich in joy and love that it could contain more meaning than a life lasting eighty years. Viktor E. Frankl
  • In our life there is a single color, as on an artist’s palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love. Marc Chagall
  • We must nurture and love, if life is to have any real meaning. But First we must find a way to survive against the things that prevent us from doing so. Terry Brooks
  • You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love. Henry Drummon
  • If you are not personally free to be yourself in that most important of all human activities… the expression of love… then life itself loses its meaning. Harvey Milk
  • It’s the pointless things that give your life meaning. Friendship, compassion, art, love. All of them pointless. But they’re what keeps life from being meaningless. Tim Winton
  • Love is energy: it can neither be created nor destroyed. It just is and always will be, giving meaning to life and direction to goodness… Love will never die. Bryce Courtenay
  • Life is meaningless only if we allow it to be. Each of us has the power to give life meaning, to make our time and our bodies and our words into instruments of love and hope. Thomas Head Raddall
  • Love is our essential nutrient. Without it, life has little meaning. It’s the best thing we have to give and the most valuable thing we receive. It’s worthy of all the hullabaloo. Cheryl Strayed
  • The meaning of life is creative love. Not love as an inner feeling, as a private sentimental emotion, but love as a dynamic power moving out in the world and doing something original. Old Tom Morris
  • Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies. Erich Fromm
  • I’ve learned two things in my life. One that love is the beginning and end of all meaning. And two that it is the same thing whatever shape our souls have taken on this journey. Love is love. Is love. Clive Barker
  • The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning. Mitch Albom
  • Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and a richness to life that nothing else can bring. Oscar Wilde
  • Love is the essential reality and our purpose on earth. To be consciously aware of it, to experience love in ourselves and others, is the meaning of life. Meaning does not lie in things. Meaning lies in us. Marianne Williamson
  • Search for love, for it is the most important ingredient of life. Without it, you life will echo emptiness. With it, your life will vibrate with warmth and meaning. Even during any hardship, love will shine through. Nikita Koloff
  • Life is difficult… Finding ways to make life meaningful and purposeful and rewarding, doing the activities that you love and spending time with the people that you love – I think that’s the meaning of this human experience.  Steve Gleason
  • Let us cultivate love and compassion, both of which give life true meaning. This is the religion I preach. It is simple. Its temple is the heart. Its teaching is love and compassion. Its moral values are loving and respecting others, whoever they may be. Dalai Lama
  • Until we see love as the meaning of life, life seems to have no meaning at all. The sense of meaninglessness produces chaos, and the chaos produces fear. There is only one way out of this, and that is to see every moment and every situation as an invitation to love. Marianne Williamson
  • Death has an opposite, but the opposite is not mere living. It is not courage or faith or human will. The opposite of death is love. How had I missed that? How does anyone miss that? Love is our only weapon. Only love can turn mere life into a miracle, and draw precious meaning from suffering and fear. Nando Parrado
  • Love is without a doubt the laziest theory for the meaning of life, but when it actually comes a time to do it we find just enough energy to over-complicate life again. Any devil can love, whom he himself sees as, a good person who has treated him well, but to love also the polar opposite is what separates love from fickle emotions. Criss Jami
  • What purpose lies behind the strife? Whence do we come, where are we bound?These cold questions echo and resound through each day, each lonely night. We long to find the splendid light that will cast a revelatory beam upon the meaning of the human dream. Courage, love, friendship, compassion, and empathy lift us above the simple beasts and define humanity. Dean Koontz
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Life is a school to learn love

  • The challenge of life is to learn how to love. Pope Francis
  • A total immersion in life offers the best classroom for learning to love. Leo Buscaglia
  • The greatest thing you’ll ever learn Is just to love and be loved in return. Eden Ahbez
  • The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in. Morrie Schwartz
  • Your life is a journey of learning to love yourself first and then extending that love to others in every encounter. Oprah Winfrey
  • I think love is like a learning process throughout your life. You learn how to be better at it and you learn more about it. Justin Bieber
  • The spiritual being sees the physical world as an arena for growth and learning with the specific purpose of serving and evolving into higher levels of love. Wayne Dyer
  • Just remember the world is not a playground but a schoolroom. Life is not a holiday but an education. One eternal lesson for us all: to teach us how better we should love. Barbara Jordan
  • The great lesson is, that unity is behind all. Call it God, Love, Spirit. Allah, Jehovah – it is the same unity that animates all life from the lowest animal to the noblest man. Swami Vivekananda
  • We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. If we cannot love ourselves, we cannot fully open to our ability to love others or our potential to create. John Lennon
  • The world is nothing but a school of love; our relationships with our husband or wife, with our children and parents, with our friends and relatives are the university in which we are meant to learn what love and devotion truly are. Swami Muktananda
  • What is most important subject you have to learn in life? To learn how to love. This is the challenge that life offers you: to learn bow to love. Not just to accumulate information without knowing what to do with it. But through that love, let that information bear fruit. Pope Francis
  • What I know for sure is that your life is a multipart series of all your experiences- and each experience is created by your thoughts, intentions, and actions to teach you what you need to know. Your life is a journey of learning to love yourself first and then extending that love to others in every encounter. Oprah Winfrey
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Love is the essence of all true spirituality and religion

  • Life is a flow of love, only your participation is requested. Harbhajan Singh Yogi
  • It is important to learn that love is your life, love is spirituality. Nirmala Srivastava
  • The whole purpose of religion is to facilitate love and compassion, patience, tolerance, humility, and forgiveness. Dalai Lama
  • The purpose of Yoga is to facilitate the profound inner relaxation that accompanies fearlessness. The release from fear is what finally precipitates the full flowering of love. Erich Schiffmann
  • Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we learn. The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and prejudices and the acceptance of love back in our hearts. Love is the essential reality and our purpose on earth. Marianne Williamson
  • Love is the essence of all religion, mysticism, and philosophy, and for the one who has learned this, love fulfills the purpose of religion, ethics, and philosophy, and the lover is raised above all diversities of faiths and beliefs. Hazrat Inayat Khan
  • Love is the will to extend one’s self for the purpose of nurturing one’s own or another’s spiritual growth… Love is as love does. Love is an act of will — namely, both an intention and an action. Will also implies choice. We do not have to love. We choose to love. Scott Peck
  • Love is our only reason for living and the only purpose of life. We live for the sake of love, and we live seeking love… it is not surprising that we keep looking for love. All of us are nothing but vibrations of love. We are sustained by love, and in the end we merge back into love. Swami Muktananda