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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 Percy Bysshe Shelley about inspirational

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


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 Rick Warren about life

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


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 Bruce Lee about knowledge

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


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 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

Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'

Erich Fromm, psychologist

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

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

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

Carl Jung, psychiatrist

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

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 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

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

Weigh the meaning and look not at the words.

Ben Jonson, poet

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

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

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

Tony Robbins, author

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

Richard Bach, writer

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

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

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

Dorothy Allison, writer

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

Socrates, philosopher

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

Benjamin Franklin, president

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

Erich Fromm, psychologist

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

Lewis Carroll, author

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

Eric Hoffer, writer

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

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

David Viscott, psychologist

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

Jean-Paul Sartre, philosopher

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

Mae West, actress

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

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 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

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 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 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 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

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

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

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 a profound difference between information and meaning.

Warren G. Bennis, psychologist

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

Andy Warhol, artist

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

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

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

Liam Gallagher, musician

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

Karl Marx, economist

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

I must stress here the point that I appreciate clarity, order, meaning, structure, rationality: they are necessary to whatever provisional stability we have, and they can be the agents of gradual and successful change.

A. R. Ammons, poet

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

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

Katy Perry, musician

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

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

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

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

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

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 think essentially the meaning of life is probably the journey and not really any one thing or an outcome or a result.

Charisma Carpenter, actress

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

Herbie Hancock, musician

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

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

Antoine de Saint-Exupery, novelist

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

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

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

If we focus on the minuses, we go down the spiral. But if we are able to focus on the pluses, we can become stronger and put more meaning into our life.

Petra Nemcova, model

To many, Homer may appear lazy and a loser, but he's just much misguided. He's boorish, sure, but well meaning and, I guess, the one thing we have in common is the pursuit of lousy diets.

Dan Castellaneta, actor

I'm so fascinated by the human longing for meaning. The way we relate romantically to each other is so much to do with our longing for meaning as well.

Kimbra, musician

Americans need to call on Boomers, in their next act onstage, to behave like grown-ups. And there is no better way for them to do this than to guide young people to lives of greater meaning, effectiveness, and purpose.

Eric Liu, writer

There's a side that I want to do just like really retarded arty films like parody, pretentious art films that kind of are supposed to have some deep meaning.

Andy Milonakis, comedian

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

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

Jacques Barzun, educator

The term 'genre' eventually becomes pejorative because you're referring to something that's so codified and ritualised that it ceases to have the power and meaning it had when it first started.

Christopher Nolan, director

Bach opens a vista to the universe. After experiencing him, people feel there is meaning to life after all.

Helmut Walcha, musician

All comparisons between America's current place in the world and anything legitimately called an empire in the past reveal ignorance and confusion about any reasonable meaning of the concept empire, especially the comparison with the Roman Empire.

Donald Kagan, historian

Security is not the meaning of my life. Great opportunities are worth the risk.

Shirley Hufstedler, public servant

In most people's vocabularies, design means veneer. It's interior decorating. It's the fabric of the curtains and the sofa. But to me, nothing could be further from the meaning of design.

Steve Jobs, businessman

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

There's so much you can do with laying words on a bed of music. You can completely change their meaning with the type of music or the way they're sung.

P. J. Harvey, musician

I liked the challenge of writing in a very concise structure in which both meaning and form are important.

Jeffery Deaver, writer

Destiny is something not be to desired and not to be avoided. a mystery not contrary to reason, for it implies that the world, and the course of human history, have meaning.

Dag Hammarskjold, diplomat

In view of the meaning given to this honor in the community to which I belong, I should abstain from the undeserved prize that has been awarded to me. Do not meet my voluntary refusal with ill will.

Boris Pasternak, novelist

The very concept of history implies the scholar and the reader. Without a generation of civilized people to study history, to preserve its records, to absorb its lessons and relate them to its own problems, history, too, would lose its meaning.

George F. Kennan, historian

Faith consists in being vitally concerned with that ultimate reality to which I give the symbolical name of God. Whoever reflects earnestly on the meaning of life is on the verge of an act of faith.

Paul Tillich, theologian

I do love perusing the dictionary to find how many words I don't use - words that have specific, sharp, focused meaning. I also love the sound of certain words. I love the sound of the word pom-pom.

Geoffrey Rush, actor

In the first period religious life appears as a form of discipline which the individual or a whole people must accept as an unconditional command without any rational understanding of the ultimate meaning and purpose of that command.

Muhammad Iqbal, poet

Composition gives proper meaning to the natural streams of sound that penetrate the world.

Toru Takemitsu, composer

Have all the hopes of ages come to naught? Is life no more with noble meaning fraught?

Ada Cambridge, writer

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

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

A book is like a piece of rope; it takes on meaning only in connection with the things it holds together.

Norman Cousins, author

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

Without consciousness and intelligence, the universe would lack meaning.

Clifford D. Simak, writer

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

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

Thurston Moore, musician

So long as the human spirit thrives on this planet, music in some living form will accompany and sustain it and give it expressive meaning.

Aaron Copland, composer

The principles that made this nation a great and powerful leader of the world, have not lost their meaning. They never will. We know we can bring this country back. I'm Mitt Romney. I believe in America. And I'm running for president of the United States.

Mitt Romney, politician

All of us want to have meaning in our lives and want to feel like we're doing something that makes a difference. I believe we're doing that in the Justice Department.

John Ashcroft, public servant

The acts of the human race on the world's stage have doubtless a coherent unity, but the meaning of the vast tragedy enacted will be visible only to the eye of God, until the end, which will reveal it perhaps to the last man.

Alfred de Vigny, poet

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