quote by Paulo Coelho

Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.

— Paulo Coelho

Fantastic Double Meaning quotations

God, how patient are Thy poor! These corporations and masters of manipulation in finance heaping up great fortunes by a system of legalized extortion, and then exacting from the contributors-to whom a little means so much-a double share to guard the treasure!


Double meaning quote Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.

Double, double, toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble!

Double meaning quote Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. T
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.

If I asked for a cup of coffee, someone would search for the double meaning.

I am always surprised at all the things people read into my photos, but it also amuse me. That may be because I have nothing specific in mind when I'm working. My intentions are neither feminist nor political. I try to put double or multiple meanings into my photos, which might give rise to a greater variety of interpretations.

If someone wants to lead a double life, they will find a way to do it.

And they can promise you things until your nerves unfold and you can finally put up your feet. But it can all be a lie. There are no guarantees, even when people mean what they say at the time. People change their minds. People die. And the hurt is as real as a baseball bat.


Double meaning quote The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.

Those who talk on the razor-edge of double-meanings pluck the rarest blooms from the precipice on either side.

I use a lot of double meanings. I hide 'em like Easter eggs.

The marvelous thing about a joke with a double meaning is that it can only mean one thing.

Double meaning quote One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.

[P]opulation, when unchecked, goes on doubling itself every twenty-five years, or increases in a geometrical ratio. ... [T]he means of subsistence, under circumstances the most favorable to human industry, could not possibly be made to increase faster than in an arithmetical ratio.

Everything has a sort of double meaning for me, there's the ordinary everyday meaning of things, and the imaginary meaning about it all, and I wanted to bring these things together, and in this first big Resurrection of mine you have a good example of this sort of thing.


All through autumn we hear a double voice: one says everything is ripe;

the other says everything is dying. The paradox is exquisite. We feel what the Japanese call "aware"--an almost untranslatable word meaning something like "beauty tinged with sadness.

Double meaning quote You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.

Double gold means I'm king of the sprints. It shows I'm the best sprinter around.

And an unaware witch means a witch who doesn't know she's a witch, and because she's a women that makes her double trouble. Never trust a women." My mothers a women," I said, suddenly feeling a little angry, "and I trust her." Mothers are usually women," said the Spook. "And mothers are usually quite trustworthy, as long as your their son. Otherwise look out!

See yourself as you really are. Listen to what none of your leaders and representatives dares tell you: You are a "little, common man." Understand the double meaning of these words: "little" and "common." Don't run. Have the courage to look at yourself!

Double meaning quote Don't confuse your path with your destination. Just because it's stormy now does
Don't confuse your path with your destination. Just because it's stormy now doesn't mean that you aren't headed for sunshine.

I thought The Limits of Control could be interpreted in two ways: as the limits of one's self-control; and as the limits of allowing other people's control over one's - consciousness - which I kind of thought was a double meaning that was appropriate.


What makes friendship indissolute and what doubles its charms is a feeling we find lacking in love: I mean certitude.

I make music that makes you dance, so I mean, it's appropriate, you know what I'm saying? I make the kind of music that DJs can grab a hold of and spin the record and people just love rocking out to the big Snoop D O double G.

Double meaning quote Wrinkles mean you laughed, grey hair means you cared and scars mean you lived!
Wrinkles mean you laughed, grey hair means you cared and scars mean you lived!

I have a lifetime project which consists of boxes and boxes filled with envelopes on which people have written my name. I've always thought of it as a kind of double portrait, and a portrait of our relationship, which in some cases means nothing. But it makes me feel connected.

Grammar and logic free language from being at the mercy of the tone of voice.

Grammar protects us against misunderstanding the sound of an uttered name; logic protects us against what we say have double meaning.

32 grams raw, chop it in half, get 16.

Double it times three, we got 48. Which mean a whole lot of cream. Divide the profit by four. Subtract it by eight. We back to 16.


Double meaning quote Just because you took longer than others, doesn't mean you failed. Remember that
Just because you took longer than others, doesn't mean you failed. Remember that.

Grammar and logic free language from being at the mercy of the tone of voice.

Grammar protects us against misunderstanding the sound of an uttered name; logic protects us against what we say have double meaning.

An house is of a double nature, viz., one, wherein it is a way and means of expence, the other as it is an instrument and tool of gain.

All the facts of nature are nouns of the intellect, and make the grammar of the eternal language. Every word has a double, trebleor centuple use and meaning.

Double meaning quote When trust is broken, sorry means nothing.
When trust is broken, sorry means nothing.

Ha. "Against my will I am sent to bid you come into dinner." There's a double meaning in that. -Benedick (Much Ado)

I mean everyone is going to have an opinion.

But the fact is, is many people have been critical or judgmental, which is almost a double whammy, as if the pain of going through a divorce is not enough, then to have what you want - embrace and support.


It was an American who said that while a Frenchman's truth was akin to a straight line, a Welshman's truth was more in the nature of a curve, and it is a fact that Welsh affairs are entangled always in parabola, double-meaning and implication. This makes for a web-like interest.

Double meaning quote One small crack does not mean you are broken, it means that you were put to the
One small crack does not mean you are broken, it means that you were put to the test and you didn't fall apart.

The secret of it is to read what you've got in front of you.

Don't, if you suspect that something has a double meaning, don't pause. Don't put on a leery vocal expression if you know what I mean on radio. Don't sort of do anything other than read it.

According to the Tax Foundation, the average American worker works 127 days of the year just to pay his taxes. That means that government owns 36 percent of the average American's output-which is more than feudal serfs owed the robber barons. That 36 percent is more than the average American spends on food, clothing and housing. In other words, if it were not for taxes, the average American's living standard would at least double.

This 'double ethical bind' we frequently find ourselves in cannot be solved by any formula. Each of us has to decide what the right balance is between being effective and being honest. I hope that means being both.

Double meaning quote Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life
Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

In our monogamous part of the world, to marry means to halve one's rights and double one's duties.


I mean, it's a bit of a double-edged sword being a celebrity and being an actor as I'm sure you know. Your public laundry is constantly aired out and I thought that maybe I could do some good.

But suppose it was truth double strong, it were no truth to me if I couldna take it in. I daresay there's truth in yon Latin book on your shelves; but it's gibberish and no truth to me, unless I know the meaning o' the words.

These are my friends, my family. It would be hell on earth to spend the rest of my life leading them into situations where some of them are going to get killed... but it would be worse watching someone well-meaning but incompetent or untrained double those deaths.

Art makes people do a double take and then, if they're looking at the picture, maybe they'll read the text under it that says, "Come to Union Square, For Anti-War Meeting Friday." I've been operating that way ever since - that art is a means to an end rather than simply an end in itself. In art school we're always taught that art is an end in itself - art for art's sake, expressing yourself, and that that's enough.