A man without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder. —Thomas Carlyle

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A man without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder.

THOMAS CARLYLE

essayist, satirist, historian

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Anonymous JUNE 28, 2018
you need to have goal in life for you to have a purpose.

Neha AUGUST 5, 2017
Nice people will inspire regarding this


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