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Picture quote by Sayings about choice

Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours. ⏤ Sayings


Picture quote by Sayings about trust

When trust is broken, sorry means nothing. ⏤ Sayings


Picture quote by Joshua J. Marine about life

Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. ⏤ Joshua J. Marine


Picture quote by William Shakespeare about life

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. ⏤ William Shakespeare


Picture quote by Henry David Thoreau about friendship

The language of friendship is not words, but meanings. ⏤ Henry David Thoreau


Picture quote by Thich Nhat Hanh about life

Life is not about getting to a certain place. Life is path. ⏤ Thich Nhat Hanh


Picture quote by John F. Kennedy about wisdom

When written in Chinese the word "Crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity. ⏤ John F. Kennedy


Picture quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley about inspirational

A single word even may be a spark of inextinguishable thought. ⏤ Percy Bysshe Shelley


Picture quote by Bruce Lee about life

The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a pattern of systems. ⏤ Bruce Lee


Picture quote by Rick Warren about life

Knowing your purpose gives meaning to your life. ⏤ Rick Warren


Picture quote by Pablo Picasso about life

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. ⏤ Pablo Picasso


Picture quote by Bruce Lee about knowledge

All types of knowledge, ultimately mean self knowledge. ⏤ Bruce Lee


Picture quote by Oscar Wilde about woman

Woman are meant to be loved, not to be understood. ⏤ Oscar Wilde


Picture quote about painting

Painting is not about what you see, its about what you don't see.


Picture quote by Ezra Pound about literature

Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree. ⏤ Ezra Pound


Picture quote by Giorgio Armani about elegance

Elegance is not about being noticed, it's about being remembered. ⏤ Giorgio Armani


Picture quote by Italo Calvino about book

A classic is a book that has never been finished saying what it has to say. ⏤ Italo Calvino


Picture quote by Nicholas Sparks about love

True love is rare and the only thing that gives life a real meaning. ⏤ Nicholas Sparks


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For me life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.

Arnold Schwarzenegger, actor

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.

Pablo Picasso, painter

The meaning of things lies not in the things themselves, but in our attitude towards them.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery, novelist

Man is a being in search of meaning.

Plato, philosopher

The word 'happiness' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.

Carl Jung, psychiatrist

I don't believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.

Joseph Campbell, author

Myths are stories that express meaning, morality or motivation. Whether they are true or not is irrelevant.

Michael Shermer, writer

Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.

Muhammad Ali, boxer

Reason is the natural order of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning.

C. S. Lewis, writer

To study history means submitting to chaos and nevertheless retaining faith in order and meaning.

Hermann Hesse, novelist

Life is without meaning. You bring the meaning to it. The meaning of life is whatever you ascribe it to be. Being alive is the meaning.

Joseph Campbell, author

Ultimately, man should not ask what the meaning of his life is, but rather he must recognize that it is he who is asked.

Viktor E. Frankl, psychologist

Life has meaning only in the struggle. Triumph or defeat is in the hands of the Gods. So let us celebrate the struggle!

Stevie Wonder, musician

But even in the Christian religion, much of its real meaning is hidden by words that are misleading and symbols that but few understand.

Ernest Holmes, theologian

Eccentric doesn't bother me. 'Eccentric' being a poetic interpretation of a mathematical term meaning something that doesn't follow the lines - that's okay.

Crispin Glover, actor

Weigh the meaning and look not at the words.

Ben Jonson, poet

The delusion of entertainment is devoid of meaning. It may amuse us for a bit, but after the initial hit we are left with the dark feeling of desolation.

Arthur Erickson, architect

My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I'm happy. I can't figure it out. What am I doing right?

Charles M. Schulz, cartoonist

Death gives meaning to our lives. It gives importance and value to time. Time would become meaningless if there were too much of it.

Ray Kurzweil, inventor

Nothing in life has any meaning except the meaning you give it.

Tony Robbins, author

Fiction is a piece of truth that turns lies to meaning.

Dorothy Allison, writer

Tut, tut, child! said the Duchess. Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it.

Lewis Carroll, author

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.

Benjamin Franklin, president

Life has no meaning the moment you lose the illusion of being eternal.

Jean-Paul Sartre, philosopher

The purpose of life is to find your gift. The meaning of life is to give it away.

David Viscott, psychologist

Providing, meaning to a mass of unrelated needs, ideas, words and pictures - it is the designer's job to select and fit this material together and make it interesting.

Paul Rand, designer

Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life.

Eric Hoffer, writer

The meaning I picked, the one that changed my life: Overcome fear, behold wonder.

Richard Bach, writer

To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.

Socrates, philosopher

Exactly! said Deep Thought. So once you do know what the question actually is, you'll know what the answer means.

Douglas Adams, author

I'm more interested in the meaning of funerals and the mourning that people do. It's not a retail experience. It's an existential one.

Thomas Lynch, politician

I don't think that word - the word pirate - has any real meaning. Or it's something that's had meaning imposed on it.

Will Oldham, musician

There is no meaning to life except the meaning man gives his life by unfolding of his powers.

Erich Fromm, psychologist

The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity.

Leo Tolstoy, novelist

Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.

Maya Angelou, poet

I'm interested in anything about revolt, disorder, chaos, especially activity that appears to have no meaning. It seems to me to be the road toward freedom.

Jim Morrison, musician

The new meaning of soul is creativity and mysticism. These will become the foundation of the new psychological type and with him or her will come the new civilization.

Otto Rank, psychologist

The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.

Karl Marx, economist

Discipline? I don't know the meaning of the word.

Liam Gallagher, musician

You ask: what is the meaning or purpose of life? I can only answer with another question: do you think we are wise enough to read God's mind?

Freeman Dyson, physicist

I think television has betrayed the meaning of democratic speech, adding visual chaos to the confusion of voices. What role does silence have in all this noise?

Federico Fellini, director

I'm afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all of its meaning.

Andy Warhol, artist

There is a profound difference between information and meaning.

Warren G. Bennis, psychologist

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

Mae West, actress

I am atheist in a very religious mould. I'm always asking myself the big questions. Where did we come from? Is there a meaning to all of this? When I find myself in church, I edit the hymns as I sing them.

Mark Haddon, novelist

I believe that history might be, and ought to be, taught in a new fashion so as to make the meaning of it as a process of evolution intelligible to the young.

Thomas Huxley, scientist

A man of great common sense and good taste -- meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

All that passes is raised to the dignity of expression; all that happens is raised to the dignity of meaning. Everything is either symbol or parable.

Paul Claudel, dramatist

A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.

D. Elton Trueblood, educator

I wanted to be that quirky girl who writes funny songs that still have meaning.

Katy Perry, musician

In the last analysis, the individual person is responsible for living his own life and for "finding himself." If he persists in shifting his responsibility to somebody else, he fails to find out the meaning of his own existence.

Thomas Merton, author

The tragedy of modern man is not that he knows less and less about the meaning of his own life, but that it bothers him less and less.

Vaclav Havel, leader

Suddenly life has new meaning to me, there's beauty up above and things we never take notice of, you wake up suddenly you're in love.

Billy Ocean, musician

Life has meaning only if one barters it day by day for something other than itself.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery, novelist

And we are never too old to study the Bible. Each time the lessons are studied comes some new meaning, some new thought which will make us better.

John D. Rockefeller, businessman

I have a problem when people say something's real or not real, or normal or abnormal. The meaning of those words for me is very personal and subjective. I've always been confused and never had a clearcut understanding of the meaning of those kinds of words.

Tim Burton, director

There is only one meaning of life: the act of living itself.

Erich Fromm, psychologist

The larger meaning here is that mainstream journalists simply cannot talk about things that the two parties agree on; this is the black hole of American politics.

Michael Pollan, educator

I'm not really quiet or shy. Ask any of my friends! But I always ground my poetry in life itself. Poetry is an art of language, though, so I am always aware of every word's meaning, or multiple meanings.

Anne Stevenson, poet

Without wisdom, the future has no meaning, no valuable purpose.

Herbie Hancock, musician

Klopstock was questioned regarding the meaning of a passage in his poem. He replied, 'God and I both knew what it meant once; now God alone knows.'

Cesare Lombroso, psychologist

When I'm ready to make a photograph, I think I quite obviously see in my minds eye something that is not literally there in the true meaning of the word. I'm interested in something which is built up from within, rather than just extracted from without.

Ansel Adams, photographer

Love of man for woman - love of woman for man. That's the nature, the meaning, the best of life itself.

Zane Grey, author

A careful analysis of the process of observation in atomic physics has shown that the subatomic particles have no meaning as isolated entities, but can only be understood as interconnections between the preparation of an experiment and the subsequent measurement.

Erwin Schrodinger, scientist

It would, of course, be hopeless to attempt to crowd into an international language all those local overtones of meaning which are so dear to the heart of the nationalist.

Edward Sapir, scientist

But also, the guest workers program, it's quite often misused, meaning people could come in as part of a guest workers program and after two weeks in the fields, they'd run off to do every other kind of job that isn't covered by a guest workers program.

Dana Rohrabacher, politician

It is almost universally felt that when we call a country democratic we are praising it; consequently, the defenders of every kind of regime claim that it is a democracy, and fear that they might have to stop using the word if it were tied down to any one meaning.

George Orwell, author

There is not one big cosmic meaning for all, there is only the meaning we each give to our life, an individual meaning, an individual plot, like an individual novel, a book for each person.

Anais Nin, author

love, I've come to understand is more than three words mumbled before bedtime.

Nicholas Sparks, author

Prime numbers are what is left when you have taken all the patterns away. I think prime numbers are like life. They are very logical but you could never work out the rules, even if you spent all your time thinking about them.

Mark Haddon, novelist

I think it's good if a song has more than one meaning. Maybe that kind of song can reach far more people.

Syd Barrett, musician

The simple tableau is so rich with meaning that whether represented on the mantelpiece or in the mind, it seems suspended, complete unto itself, somewhere in eternity.

Lucinda Franks, writer

Even in this glowering age, morality animates our lives with meaning.

Armstrong Williams, journalist

It seems we're always in transition and that it's more about trends than it is about what's meaningful.

Marlee Matlin, actress

If half-black Barack Obama had decided years ago to call himself white - which his genes certainly entitled him to do - his story would have carried very different meaning. If millions of part-black people had followed him into whiteness, then the N.A.A.C.P. would be in true crisis.

Eric Liu, writer

I think most people live in a space where they are looking for meaning in life and good in the world and that is not necessarily reflected in straight news coverage right now.

Daryn Kagan, entertainer

If you want me to sing this Christmas song with the feeling and the meaning, you better see if you can locate that check.

Mahalia Jackson, musician

America is not just a power, it is a promise. It is not enough for our country to be extraordinary in might; it must be exemplary in meaning.

Nelson Rockefeller, vice president

I love fairy tales because I think that behind fairy tales, there is always a meaning.

Monica Bellucci, actress

A lot of the lyrical ideas do have a lot of meaning in a way, although it is somewhat abstracted.

Thurston Moore, musician

Our perception of songs that we've written... the meaning changes from day to day... to whatever stage we're at in our life and careers.

Layne Staley, musician

Art distills sensation and embodies it with enhanced meaning in a memorable form - or else it is not art.

Jacques Barzun, educator

It has not been for nothing that the word has remained man's principal toy and tool: without the meanings and values it sustains, all man's other tools would be worthless.

Lewis Mumford, sociologist

People are no longer primarily in opposition, nor can they be said to be interacting, rather they are participating in this pool of common meaning which is capable of constant development and change.

David Bohm, scientist

When there are tiers of meaning in an ad it intrigues the audience and they look for it again and again.

William Shatner, actor

But the way people commonly use the word nowadays it means something all of whose parts are mutually interdependent - not only for their mutual action, but for their meaning and for their existence.

David Bohm, scientist

Faith is trust in ultimate meaning.

Viktor E. Frankl, psychologist

A painter tries to convey to us a picture of the world as he sees it; an ophthalmologist tries to enable us to see the world as it really is. The logotherapist's role consists of widening and broadening the visual field of the patient so that the whole spectrum of potential meaning becomes conscious and visible to him.

Viktor E. Frankl, psychologist

A new kind of mind thus beings to come into being which is based on the development of a common meaning that is constantly transforming in the process of the dialogue.

David Bohm, scientist

Religion is the search for ultimate meaning.

Viktor E. Frankl, psychologist

Being human always points, and is directed, to something or someone, other than oneself - be it a meaning to fulfill or another human being to encounter.

Viktor E. Frankl, psychologist

It is the experiences, the great triumphant joy of living to the fullest extent in which real meaning is found. God it's great to be alive!

Christopher McCandless, explorer

I love sport as long as it's kept as an entertainment - not a meaning of life.

David Icke, writer

You don't need to raise taxes on rich people, because they create capitalization and investment. But you need to tax speculation - meaning capital gains.

Carlos Slim, businessman

A corporation is organized as a system - it has this department, that department, that department... they don't have any meaning separately; they only can function together. And also the body is a system. Society is a system in some sense. And so on.

David Bohm, scientist

Caesar was a man of great common sense and good taste, meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

Dreams are not without meaning wherever thay may come from-from fantasy, from the elements, or from other inspiration.

Paracelsus, scientist

It's a matter of reducing the work to its very simplest possible state, eliminating all of the things that lead away from the guts of the work, the thing the work is really about. Anything that's there must build towards its over-all organization and meaning.

Paul Cullen, clergyman

Sanctification is not to be understood here as a separation from ordinary use or consecration to some special use, although this meaning is often present in Scripture, sometimes referring to outward and sometimes to inward or effectual separation.

William James, philosopher

Musicals are, by nature, theatrical, meaning poetic, meaning having to move the audience's imagination and create a suspension of disbelief, by which I mean there's no fourth wall.

Stephen Sondheim, composer

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