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Ultimate End Quotes


"Any goal without salvation as its ultimate end is as pointless as trying to live forever on this earth." - Tarek Saab

"There are grounds for cautious optimism that we may now be near the end of the search for the ultimate laws of nature." - Stephen Hawking

"It invites a search for ultimate causes: why were Europeans, rather than Africans or Native Americans, the ones to end up with guns, the nastiest germs, and steel?" - Jared Diamond

"Liberty and equality, spontaneity and security, happiness and knowledge, mercy and justice - all these are ultimate human values, sought for themselves alone; yet when they are incompatible, they cannot all be attained, choices must be made, sometimes tragic losses accepted in the pursuit of some preferred ultimate end." - Isaiah Berlin

"There is no difference between communism and socialism, except in the means of achieving the same ultimate end: communism proposes to enslave men by force, socialism - by vote. It is merely the difference between murder and suicide." - Ayn Rand

"I can see being kind to people, but I don't think giving them money solves the problem. I think it makes the problem worse and it prolongs the ultimate, inevitable end anyway." - Robert Kiyosaki

"From infancy, almost, the average girl is told that marriage is her ultimate goal; therefore her training and education must be directed toward that end. Like the mute beast fattened for slaughter, she is prepared for that." - Emma Goldman

"I've always been led to believe that the ultimate goal for an author is the movie deal. Now I understand that the movie deal is merely a MEANS TO A MUCH HIGHER END: NAIL POLISH." - Kristin Cashore

"The ultimate end of any ideology is totalitarianism." - Tom Robbins

"Brainpower is the ultimate leverage" - Donald Trump

"Travel is the ultimate inspiration." - Michael Kors

"Death is the ultimate negative." - Tom Stoppard

"Intelligence is the ultimate aphrodisiac" - Timothy Leary

"Loneliness is the ultimate poverty." - Abigail Van Buren

"What is the purpose for which Masonry exists? Its ultimate purpose is the perfection of humanity. Mankind it self is still in a period of youth. We are only now beginning to acquire a consciousness of the social aim of civilization, which is man's perfection. Such perfection can never end with physical perfection, which is only the means to the end or spiritual perfection." - Albert Pike

"Heat energy of uniform temperature [is] the ultimate fate of all energy. The power of sunlight and coal, electric power, water power, winds and tides do the work of the world, and in the end all unite to hasten the merry molecular dance." - Frederick Soddy

"Goals are a means to an end, not the ultimate purpose of our lives. They are simply a tool to concentrate our focus and move us in a direction. The only reason we really pursue goals is to cause ourselves to expand and grow." - Tony Robbins

"wrongness always seems to come at us from left field - that is, from outside ourselves. But the reality could hardly be more different. Error is the ultimate inside job. Yes, the world can be profoundly confusing; and yes, other people can mislead or deceive you. In the end, though, nobody but you can choose to believe your own beliefs." - Kathryn Schulz

"Do not think the world will become better in terms of our own inner change. We should rather think we'll achieve this goal only, and only if, we rescue the fact that the ultimate treasure lies at the end of our most positive creative deeds." - Francisco Leon

"Resistance and nonviolence are not in themselves good. There is another element that must be present in our struggle that then makes our resistance and nonviolence truly meaningful. That element is reconciliation. Our ultimate end must be the creation of the beloved community." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"...we cannot stand idly by now, as the Nation is urged to embark on an ill-conceived adventure in government medicine, the end of which no one can see, and from which the patient is certain to be the ultimate sufferer." - Durward Gorham Hall

"It is my observation that all human hearts are the same and that their ultimate desire is also the same. This soul wants happiness, perfect and pure happiness, because only then will all desires end. As long as desire exists misery exists, because with desire there can be no peace." - Rajneesh

"In the land of the lotus-eaters there is no action. Action arises only from need, from dissatisfaction. It is purposeful striving towards something. Its ultimate end is always to get rid of a condition which is conceived to be deficient-to fulfill a need, to achieve satisfaction, to increase happiness." - Ludwig Von Mises

"Dying is overrated. Human sentimentality has twisted it into the ultimate act of love. Biggest load of bullshit in the world. Dying for someone isn't the hard thing. The man that dies escapes. Plain and simple. Game over. End of pain...Try living for someone. Through it all-good, bad, thick, thin, joy, suffering. That's the hard thing." - Karen Marie Moning

"From the Rabbis of the early Talmudic age I learned that there is never a last word on God. There's, you always continue to question. Even God himself could be questioned and you can keep arguing with one another and there will be no end to this conversation about the divine because no human expression of God can be ultimate." - Karen Armstrong

"Pride takes innumerable forms but has only one end: self-glorification. That's the motive and ultimate purpose of pride-to rob God of legitimate glory and to pursue self-glorification, contending for supremacy with Him. The proud person seeks to glorify himself and not God, thereby attempting in effect to deprive God of something only He is worthy to receive" - C J Mahaney

"At the end of the day, the ultimate goal is winning the ballgame." - Paul Pierce

"My ultimate goal is to end up being happy. Most of the time." - Taylor Swift

"Religion is not an end in itself. One's union with God is the ultimate goal." - Peace Pilgrim

"The ultimate end of your education was to make you a good wife." - Mary Wortley Montagu

"In the end, life lived to its fullest is its own Ultimate Gift." - Jim Stovall

"Consciousness will always be present, though a particular consciousness may cease. For example, the particular tactile consciousness that is present within this human body will cease when the body comes to an end. Likewise, consciousnesses that are influenced by ignorance, by anger or by attachment, these too will cease. But the basic, ultimate, innermost subtle consciousness will always remain. It has no beginning, and it will have not end." - Dalai Lama

"The ancients were afraid that if they went to the end of the earth they would fall off and be consumed by dragons. But once we understand that Christianity is true to what is there, true to the ultimate environment - the infinite, personal God who is really there - then our minds are freed. We can pursue any question and can be sure that we will not fall off the end of the earth." - Francis Schaeffer

"It may seem unimaginable to you that child soldiers exist and yet the reality for many rebel and gang leaders, and even state governments, is that there is no more complete end-to-end weapon system in the inventory of war machines than the child soldierMan has created the ultimate cheap, expendable, yet sophisticated human weapon at the expense of humanity's own future: its children." - Romeo Dallaire

"Abortion is the ultimate exploitation of women." - Alice Paul

"Human creativity is the ultimate economic resource." - Richard Florida

"Everybody is fundamentally the ultimate reality..." - Alan Watts

"Defensive strategy never has produced ultimate victory." - Douglas Macarthur

"Aren't maids the ultimate art critics?" - John Waters

"Meditation means ultimate freedom within you." - Jaggi Vasudev

"To rule yourself is the ultimate power" - Seneca the Younger

"It's always darkest before the ultimate sparkle." - Libba Bray

"Trust is the ultimate human currency." - Bill McDermott

"The ultimate disguise is nothing. Nudity." - Nick Offerman

"Giving yourself is the ultimate revolution." - Bryant H Mcgill

"Integrative power [is] the ultimate power" - Kenneth E. Boulding

"Letting go is the ultimate weakness......" - Timothy Long

"I think dying is the ultimate high." - Anthony Kiedis

"War is the ultimate tool of politics." - Buckminster Fuller

"Time is the ultimate equal opportunity employer." - Denis Waitley

"The ultimate happiness is doing nothing." - Zhuangzi

"A bad forgery's the ultimate insult." - Jonathan Gash

"Jesus is the ultimate solution to every human problem and the ultimate hope for all mankind." - Rick Joyner

"In a democracy, the individual enjoys not only the ultimate power but carries the ultimate responsibility." - Norman Cousins

"The glory of sport comes from dedication, determination and desire. Achieving success and personal glory in athletics has less to do with wins and losses than it does with learning how to prepare yourself so that at the end of the day, whether on the track or in the office, you know that there was nothing more you could have done to reach your ultimate goal." - Jackie Joyner-Kersee

"The ultimate end of all activity in the Church is to see a husband and his wife and their children happy at home, protected by the principles and laws of the gospel, sealed safely in the covenants of the everlasting priesthood. Husbands and wives should understand that their first calling-from which they will never be released-is to one another and then to their children." - Boyd K. Packer

"For nearly two centuries, scholars and politicians have debated the future of capitalism. Its critics, most prominent among them Karl Marx, have seen capitalism as intrinsically unstable, full of contradictions that will lead eventually to its collapse. Its supporters see it as the best way to allocate resources and rewards. Some even hint that the democratic capitalistic society is not just a phase in the historical evolution of economic systems but its ultimate end." - Raghuram Rajan

"Life isn't always easy and we are never guaranteed that things will always go smoothly...It progresses with an almost constant series of challenges, but these obstacles are just detours that we have to take in order to meet our ultimate goals. No matter what sort of adversity or challenge you might face, you can always believe that, with hope, it can be conquered and, in the end, you will be stronger for it." - Brooke Ellison

"It was becoming clearer and clearer that if I wanted to come to the end of my life and not say, "I've wasted it!" then I would need to press all the way in, and all the way up, to the ultimate purpose of God and join him in it. If my life was to have a single, all-satisfying, unifying passion, it would have to be God's passion." - John Piper

"Indeed one of the ultimate advantages of an education is simply coming to the end of it." - B F Skinner

"As peace is the end of war, so to be idle is the ultimate purpose of the busy." - Samuel Johnson

"Is it not possible that the ultimate end is gaiety and music and a dance of joy?" - James Stephens

"The great end of prudence is to give cheerfulness to those hours which splendour cannot gild, and acclamation cannot exhilarate; those soft intervals of unbended amusement, in which a man shrinks to his natural dimensions, and throws aside the ornaments or disguises which he feels in privacy to be useless incumbrances, and to lose all effect when they become familiar. To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labour tends, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution." - Samuel Johnson

"Love is the ultimate, the end. You love for love's own sake. It is not a means to anything else, it is its own end." - Rajneesh

"There are different points of view about how to approach this experience of ultimate ecstasy, as some people describe it, or ultimate nirvana or ultimate fulfillment." - Tony Robbins

"I am the Ultimate Warrior, you are the Ultimate Warrior fans and the spirit of the Ultimate Warrior will run forever." - The Ultimate Warrior

"The ultimate, most holy form of theory is action." - Nikos Kazantzakis

"Your current situation is no indication of your ultimate potential!" - Tony Robbins

"[The People] are the ultimate, guardians of their own liberty." - Thomas Jefferson

"The word is control. That's my ultimate - to have control." - Nick Faldo

"Murder is the apex of megalomania, the ultimate in control." - Lucy Freeman

"Service is the ultimate edge. Keep it sharp." - Ron Kaufman

"Eating toast in the shower is the ultimate multitask" - Harry Styles

"As an ultimate objective, "peace" simply means communist world control." - Vladimir Lenin

"There are two kinds of success-initial and ultimate." - Winston Churchill

"The ultimate design is little different from the natural world." - Kenji Ekuan

"The ultimate high: A man's abilities equaling his opinion of'em." - Malcolm Forbes

"The immediate is often the enemy of the ultimate." - Indira Gandhi

"What is the ultimate purpose of life? It's to give." - Narayanan Krishnan

"God always ignores the present perfection for the ultimate perfection." - Oswald Chambers

"Bach is really the ultimate in bass players you know" - Jack Bruce

"Loving and accepting ourselves are the ultimate acts of courage." - Brene Brown

"The ultimate security is your understanding of reality." - H. Stanley Judd

"Cryptography is the ultimate form of non-violent direct action." - Julian Assange

"Books are the ultimate way for writers to reach immortality." - Iris Chang

"When silence reaches an ultimate point, the light penetrates everywhere." - Hsuan Hua

"People with good hearts are the ultimate winners." - Seohyun

"Love is the ultimate revelation, the final sanctuary." - Toyohiko Kagawa

"The sky is the ultimate art gallery just above us." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The ultimate goal is to always break records." - Floyd Mayweather Jr

"Ultimate freedom is a man's right to choose his attitude." - Viktor E Frankl

"The ultimate risk is not taking a risk." - James Goldsmith

"Real action and true helpfulness are perhaps the ultimate charm." - Robert Greene

"The ultimate goal of theology isn't knowledge, but worship." - Sam Storms

"Jesus is the ultimate Job, the only truly innocent sufferer." - Timothy Keller

"The universe is an inexhaustible celebration of ultimate mystery!" - Brian Swimme

"I'm not dissatisfied, just not satisfied in an ultimate sense." - Ariel Pink

"Compassion is the ultimate expression of your highest self" - Russell Simmons

"Racism today is the ultimate evil in the world" - Pope Francis

"The ultimate authority ... resides in the people alone." - James Madison

"The ultimate umpire of all things in life is - fact." - Agnes C. Laut

"Anarchy is the ultimate destination of any positively evolving society." - Eric Parslow

"My ultimate goal and our ultimate goal is to be individuals, to sustain what we been able to sustain." - Nelly

"Dealing with adversity is like preparing for surgery. By putting our faith in what the doctor has said, we believe we will be better off if we have the surgery. But that does not make it any less painful. By submitting to the hand of a surgeon, we are saying that our ultimate goal is health, even at the cost of pain. Adversity is the same way. It is a means to an end. It is God's tool for the advancement of our spiritual lives." - Charles Stanley

"Our current gun culture simply ensures that more and more domestic disputes will end in the ultimate tragedy, and that more convenience-store confrontations over loud music coming from a car will leave more teenage boys bloodied and dead.... What I believe is, if (Belcher) did' possess/own a gun, he and Kasandra Perkins would both be alive today.... Handguns do not enhance our safety. They exacerbate our flaws, tempt us to escalate arguments, and bait us into embracing confrontation rather than avoiding it." - Bob Costas

"Goals are a means to an end, not the ultimate purpose of our lives. They are simply a tool to concentrate our focus and move us in a direction. The only reason we really pursue goals is to cause ourselves to expand and grow. Achieving goals by themselves will never make us happy in the long term; it's who you become, as you overcome the obstacles necessary to achieve your goals, that can give you the deepest and most long-lasting sense of fulfillment." - Anthony Robbins

"A man who could not see the end of his"provisional existence" was not able to aim at an ultimate goal in life." - Viktor E Frankl

"At the end of the day, the key to happiness is taking ultimate responsibility for your reactions to all of your experiences - the good and the chaotic." - Yehuda Berg

"The ultimate truth is penultimately always a falsehood. He who will be proved right in the end appears to be wrong and harmful before it." - Arthur Koestler

"We must consider both the ultimate end and all clear sensory evidence, to which we refer our opinions; for otherwise everything will be full of uncertainty and confusion." - Epicurus

"The ultimate not knowledge, but action. To be half right on time may be more important than to obtain the whole truth too late." - Aristotle

"The ultimate end of redemption is that we worship God with our whole being and in the whole company of the redeemed." - Scot McKnight

"To me, ultimate happiness is a journey, not a destination. It's not somewhere you end up, it's making choices every day to make yourself happy." - Lizzie Velasquez

"There are grounds for cautious optimism that we may now be near the end ofthe search for the ultimate laws of nature." - Stephen Hawking

"I'll still try to nail acting jobs, but with 'Eastbound,' creating it is what gives me the ultimate pleasure at the end of the day." - Danny Mcbride

"I'd like to think you don't stop being creative once you get happy. My ultimate goal is to end up being happy. Most of the time." - Taylor Swift

"Teachers who offer you the ultimate answers do not possess the ultimate answers, for if they did, they would know that the ultimate answers cannot be given, they can only be received." - Tom Robbins

"Sex is not the ultimate high, but the ultimate high hangs out around sex. The ultimate high is the dance with another person, played so deep down and with such abandon that glee returns to grown-ups." - Marianne Williamson

"At the heart of my metaphysic there is the ultimate question and at the heart of the universe there is the ultimate questioner." - Kedar Joshi

"Setbacks and fear are inevitable. The thing that distinguishes the ultimate successes from the ultimate failures is this: What do you do with them?" - Blake Mycoskie

"Imaginative truth is the most immediate way of presenting ultimate reality to a human being... ultimate reality is what we call God." - R. S. Thomas

"Certain struggles never end." - Tatum Oneal

"Love is the ultimate and the highest goal to which man can aspire." - Viktor E Frankl

"To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition." - Samuel Johnson

"The Ultimate expression of Humility comes when we control our senses." - Radhanath Swami

"Every good thought you think is contributing its share to the ultimate result of your life." - Grenville Kleiser

"Death holds no horrors. It is simply the ultimate horror of life." - Jean Giraudoux

"The ultimate foundation of a free society is the binding tie of cohesive sentiment." - Felix Frankfurter

"SO the richest are often the poorest as this saying goes, "Loneliness is the ultimate poverty"" - Abigail Van Buren

"Desire is the presentiment of our inner abilities, and the forerunner of our ultimate accomplishments." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Ultimate excellence lies not in winning every battle, but in defeating the enemy without ever fighting." - Sun Tzu

"God is the ultimate experience of silence, of beauty, of bliss, a state of inner celebration." - Rajneesh

"Gratitude is the best feeling I would ever have, the ultimate joy of living." - Lewis B Smedes

"The ultimate solutions to problems are rational; the process of finding them is not." - J. P. Guilford

"Idols are often good things that we have made into ultimate things." - Timothy Keller

"Thought is the ultimate tonal. Each thought is like a dike that blocks out the nagual." - Frederick Lenz

"I tell the truth, and truth is the ultimate defense against libel." - Tucker Max

"Growing old was simply a process of drawing closer to that ultimate independence called death." - Martha Ostenso

"Consciousness is the ultimate Reality; compared with it, all else is illusion." - Harold Percival

"In the Darwinian world, self-preservation is the ultimate shiny good." - N.D. Wilson

"The sport of business is the ultimate competition. It's 7 24 365 forever." - Mark Cuban

"The person who thinks he has found the ultimate truth is wrong." - Joseph Campbell

"Every generation thinks their music is the ultimate. But there's great stuff from every generation." - Delbert McClinton

"My parents couldnt be looser. It was the ultimate laissez faire upbringing." - Charlie Trotter

"A really hard laugh is like sex-one of the ultimate diversions of existence." - Jerry Seinfeld

"Mathematics is merely the means to a general and ultimate knowledge of man." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The ultimate test of what a truth means is the conduct it dictates or inspires." - William James

"What is the ultimate impulse to write? Because all this is going to vanish." - James Salter

"Anger is the ultimate destroyer of your own peace of mind" - Dalai Lama

"The ultimate success of Masonry depends on the intelligence of her disciples." - Albert Mackey



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