Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Don't become a wandering generality. Be a meaningful specific.
Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence;
they go stark, raving mad.
People have to talk about something just to keep their voice boxes in working order, so they'll have good voice boxes in case there's ever anything really meaningful to say.
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The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.
Most of us lead far more meaningful lives than we know.
Often finding meaning is not about doing things differently; it is about seeing familiar things in new ways.
Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
You cannot make it as a wandering generality. You must become a meaningful specific.
We need to discuss the basis of a new form of trust built on a meaningful form of citizenship appropriate for a republic.
Do not let your grand ambitions stand in the way of small but meaningful accomplishments.
My childhood was safe and sane. No abuse and no traumas. I was surrounded by a large and loving family who taught me the importance of hard work and a meaningful education.
But you are absolutely right that when the international community decides to help in a meaningful manner a country like Afghanistan, then coordination between the various actors that are involved in these processes is very, very difficult indeed.
Intelligence and war are games, perhaps the only meaningful games left.
If any player becomes too proficient, the game is threatened with termination.
Our lives are the only meaningful expression of what we believe and in Whom we believe. And the only real wealth, for any of us, lies in our faith.
Old friends pass away, new friends appear.
It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day.
Good design is making something intelligible and memorable.
Great design is making something memorable and meaningful.
I suppose for a very long time I've been trying to understand how it is that people might make sense out of their lives and make meaning and make their lives meaningful in the face of the trouble that life brings.
Media mystifications should not obfuscate a simple, perceivable fact;
Black teenage girls do not create poverty by having babies. Quite the contrary, they have babies at such a young age precisely because they are poor --because they do not have the opportunity to acquire an education, because meaningful, well-paying jobs and creative forms of recreation are not accessible to them... because safe, effective forms of contraception are not available to them.
Virginity is now a mere preamble or waiting room to be got out of as soon as possible; it is without significance. Old age is similarly a waiting room, where you go after life's over and wait for cancer or a stroke. The years before and after the menstrual years are vestigial: the only meaningful condition left to women is that of fruitfulness.
For mankind, speech with a capital S is especially meaningful and committing, more than the content communicated. The outcry of the newborn and the sound of the bells are fraught with mystery more than the baby's woeful face or the venerable tower.
Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error.
It is these mingled opposites which people our life, which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash.
I don't know Who -- or what -- put the question, I don't know when it was put.
I don't even remember answering. But at some moment I did answer Yes to Someone --or Something --and from that hour I was certain that existence is meaningful and that, therefore, my life, in self-surrender, had a goal.
Make food a very incidental part of your life by filling your life so full of meaningful things that you'll hardly have time to think about food.
Happiness comes when we test our skills towards some meaningful purpose.
The readiness to initiate the journey cannot be forced nor can people be faulted if it has not occurred in them as yet. The level of consciousness has to have advanced to the stage where such an intention would be meaningful and attractive.
Give a man a dollar and you cheer his heart.
Give him a dream and you challenge his heart. Give him Christ and you change his heart. Then the dollar and the dream become meaningful to him, and to others.
Unable to create a meaningful life for itself, the personality takes its own revenge: from the lower depths comes a regressive form of spontaneity: raw animality forms a counterpoise to the meaningless stimuli and the vicarious life to which the ordinary man is conditioned. Getting spiritual nourishment from this chaos of events, sensations, and devious interpretations is the equivalent of trying to pick through a garbage pile for food.
Stories are the creative conversion of life itself into a more powerful, clearer, more meaningful experience. They are the currency of human contact.
[Young people] are negotiating a world with infinite choice, but little culture of how to find meaningful experience.
This was meaningful that at almost 41 years old, I could be getting my first beauty campaign.
When the Senate ceases to engage nominees in meaningful discussion of legal issues, the confirmation process takes on an air of vacuity and farce, and the Senate becomes incapable of either properly evaluating nominees or appropriately educating the public.
But I have found that in the simple act of living with hope, and in the daily effort to have a positive impact in the world, the days I do have are made all the more meaningful and precious. And for that I am grateful.
Unless there is meaningful change in Syria and an end to the crackdown, President Assad and those around him will find themselves isolated internationally and discredited within Syria.
I have such a profound respect for what they do day in and day out.
This USO tour is especially meaningful because of the friends I have met and I am honored to be apart of it.
To me, the job of the artist is to provide a useful and intelligent vocabulary for the world to be able to articulate feelings they experience everyday, and otherwise wouldn't have the means to express in a meaningful and useful way.
My job as a leader is to make sure everybody in the company has great opportunities, and that they feel they're having a meaningful impact and are contributing to the good of society. As a world, we're doing a better job of that. My goal is for Google to lead, not follow that.
I'm someone who likes to keep busy, especially with projects that I find meaningful and fulfilling.
Work/life benefits allow companies meaningful ways for responding to their employees' needs; they can be a powerful tool for transforming a workforce and driving a business' success.
Punishment is now unfashionable... because it creates moral distinctions among men, which, to the democratic mind, are odious. We prefer a meaningless collective guilt to a meaningful individual responsibility.
This award is meaningful because it comes from my fellow dealers in celluloid.
The poem is a little myth of man's capacity of making life meaningful.
And in the end, the poem is not a thing we see-it is, rather, a light by which we may see-and what we see is life.
Values are principles and ideas that bring meaning to the seemingly mundane experience of life. A meaningful life that ultimately brings happiness and pride requires you to respond to temptations as well as challenges with honor, dignity, and courage.
You can't trample infidels when you're a tortoise.
I mean, all you could do is give them a meaningful look.
In modelling, there is no point in trying to prove you have a brain, so why even bother? I'd sooner save the energy for something more meaningful.
This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us; to live in such a way that we may be proud of ourselves; to act in such a way that some part of us lives on.
It is better to have a meaningful life and make a difference than to merely have a long life.
I've learned to take jobs as an actress that is meaningful to me because I've never taken a job for the money.
I have learned not to read reviews. Period. And I hate reviewers. All of them, or at least all but two or three. Life is much simpler ignoring reviews and the nasty people who write them. Critics should find meaningful work.
In my own work, I've tried to anticipate what's coming over the horizon, to hasten its arrival, and to apply it to people's lives in a meaningful way.
It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.
I did my best work in The Mosquito Coast.
I know it wasn't such a big hit, but for me it was more meaningful than anything else I'd ever done.