The games people play, the roles and reputations they chase and entertain, the fleeting pleasure they derive from solving intricate problems, is all fun for a while. Ultimately though, if you do not solve anything worthwhile, if you forget about the people involved, it's never gonna be truly fulfilling.
Solve problems with a human face by Fred T-H about Purpose, WorkSource
Draw the art you want to see, start the business you want to run, play the music you want to hear, write the books you want to read, build the products you want to use – do the work you want to see done.
Do the Work you Want to See Done by Austin Kleon about Work, PurposeSource
The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.
The Two Most Important Days in your Life by Mark Twain about Life, Purpose
Design is not a thing you do. It's a way of life.
Design is Life by Alan Fletcher about Design, Purpose
Part of maturing as a designer is discovering what you're good at.
Maturing as a Designer by Michael Bierut about Design, Purpose
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Success by Helping by Napoleon Hill about Success, Purpose
A complex world has made us over-emphasise How-based thinking and education. Once the tools are understood, grasping why to do certain things becomes more valuable than how to do them. How is recipes, but learning a craft is more than following instructions.

How is important for new practitioners learning to avoid common mistakes. Why is for those who wish to push, are not risk-averse, and seek to improve. How is coulda, Why is shoulda. How is finishing tasks, Why is fulfilling objectives. How results in more, Why yields better.

Why is Greater than How by Frank Chimero about Purpose, Design, Thinking, EducationSource