165 Significant Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Significant Quotes (Best in 2024)

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There is no meaning if meaning is not shared, and not because there would be an ultimate or first signification that all beings have in common, but because meaning is itself the sharing of Being. — Jean-Luc Nancy

I continue to believe that this world has no ultimate meaning. But I know that something in it has a meaning and that is man, because he is the only creature to insist on having one — Albert Camus

If someone separated the art of counting and measuring and weighing from all the other arts, what was left of each (of the others) would be, so to speak, insignificant. — Plato

Numbers are the product of counting. Quantities are the product of measurement. This means that numbers can conceivably be accurate because there is a discontinuity between each integer and the next. — Gregory Bateson

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. — Aristotle

If nothing had any meaning, you would be right. But there is something that still has a meaning. — Albert Camus

On a cosmic scale, our life is insignificant, yet this brief period when we appear in the world is the time in which all meaningful questions arise. — Paul Ricoeur

Whatever an artist's personal feelings are, as soon as an artist fills a certain area on the canvas or circumscribes it, he becomes historical. He acts from or upon other artists. — Willem de Kooning

There's a kind of slowness and inefficiency about rendering text in paint. We're in a world that's very fast, so things that slow you for a minute-give you pause-are good. — Glenn Ligon

For, in the end, it is impossible to have a great life unless it is a meaningful life. And it is very difficult to have a meaningful life without meaningful work. — James C. Collins

Short Significant Quotes

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  • Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain. — Edward De Bono
  • What is Money? will be regarded as the defining question of our time in history. — Robert Breedlove
  • Life is too short to waste time on things that have no lasting significance. — T. B. Joshua
  • All significant breakthroughs are break -“withs” old ways of thinking. — Thomas Kuhn
  • Nothing you do is going to matter that much in the long run. — Naval Ravikant
  • Empty barrels and insignificant people always make the most noise — Greek Proverbs
  • The old age of an eagle is better than the youth of the sparrow — Greek Proverbs
  • Don’t ignore the small things — the kite flies because of its tail. — American Proverbs
  • If you think you’re too small to make a difference, try spending the night with a mosquito. — African Proverbs
  • Some people actually sleep better when the significant other is with them. — Matthew Walker

Top 10 Significant Quotes

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What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead. — Nelson Mandela

It is the teacher - what the teacher knows and can do - that is the most significant factor in student achievement. — Harry Wong

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. — Aristotle

Each person is born with an infinite power, against which no earthly force is of the slightest significance. — Neville Goddard

One of the most significant design principles is to omit the unimportant in order to emphasize the important. — Dieter Rams

True power and true happiness are when you use your success to make others around you feel even more significant. — Hrithik Roshan

Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain. — Edward De Bono

To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event. — Henri CartierBresson

Without God, life has no purpose, and without purpose, life has no meaning. Without meaning, life has no significance or hope. — Rick Warren

We believe the most significant long-term application of bitcoin may be reducing the upfront cost of internet-connected devices to make them more accessible for the developing world. — Balaji Srinivasan

Significant Image Quotes

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Life is too short to waste time on things that have no lasting significance. — T. B. Joshua

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Hamlet Significant Quotes

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O God, I could be bound in a nutshell, and count myself a king of infinite space – were it not that I have bad dreams. — William Shakespeare

There's a divinity that shapes our ends, Rough-hew them how we will. — William Shakespeare

The Play's the Thing, wherein I'll catch the conscience of the King. — William Shakespeare

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Don't worry about being successful but work toward being significant and the success will naturally follow.

My words fly up, my thoughts remain below — Claudius

Murder most foul, as in the best it it; But this most foul, strange, and unnatural. — William Shakespeare

Thrift, thrift, Horatio! The funeral bak'd meats did coldly furnish forth the marriage tables. — William Shakespeare

What is a man, if his chief good and market of his time be but to sleep and feed? a beast, no more. — William Shakespeare

Rightly to be great Is not to stir without great argument, But greatly to find quarrel in a straw When honour's at the stake. — William Shakespeare

What's Hecuba to him, or he to Hecuba, That he should weep for her? — William Shakespeare

How strange or odd some'er I bear myself, As I perchance hereafter shall think meet To put an antic disposition on. — William Shakespeare

Significant Other Quotes

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I believe the single most significant decision I can make on a day-to-day basis is my choice of attitude. It is more important than my past, my education, my bankroll, my successes or failures, fame or pain, what other people think of me or say about me, my circumstances, or my position. — Charles R. Swindoll

When the satisfaction or the security of another person becomes as significant to one as one's own satisfaction or security, then the state of love exists. Under no other circumstances is a state of love present, regardless of the popular usage of the term. — Harry Stack Sullivan

I did an 86 hour water fast and i feel INCREDIBLE! Obviously i'm not a doctor, but i've been told by the experts that water fasting can help to significantly reduce the risk of cancer, alzheimers and a ton of other health issues. — Dana White

This is a historical lesson of immense significance, and should be kept in mind by anyone who thinks his refusal of bitcoin means he doesn’t have to deal with it. History shows it is not possible to insulate yourself from the consequences of others holding money that is harder than yours. — Saifedean Ammous

Studies have shown that inmate participation in education, vocational and job training, prison work skills development, drug abuse, mental health and other treatment programs, all reduce recidivism, significantly. — Bobby Scott

It is important to find our significance not from thinking other people have it better but from being the person we want to be. — Jay Shetty

There are a significant number of people who appreciate what we do, and most of them gravitate to Analog because this is where they can find it. The other magazines tend to share their audiences, which may result in each of them having a smaller market share. — Stanley Schmidt

There is an urgent need to stop subsidizing the fossil fuel industry, dramatically reduce wasted energy, and significantly shift our power supplies from oil, coal, and natural gas to wind, solar, geothermal, and other renewable energy sources. — Bill McKibben

My significant other right now is myself, which is what happens when you suffer from multiple personality disorder and self-obsession. — Joaquin Phoenix

Being ready isn't enough; you have to be prepared for a promotion or any other significant change. — Pat Riley

Significant Things Quotes

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The little boy nodded at the peony and the peony seemed to nod back. The little boy was neat, clean and pretty. The peony was unchaste, dishevelled as peonies must be, and at the height of its beauty.(...) Every hour is filled with such moments, big with significance for someone. — Robertson Davies

Awe enables us to see in the world intimations of the divine, to sense in small things the beginning of infinite significance, to sense the ultimate in the common and the simple, to feel in the rush of the passing the stillness of the eternal. — Abraham Joshua Heschel

I used to like fishing because I thought it had some larger significance. Now I like fishing because it's the one thing I can think of that probably doesn't. — John Gierach

I'm definitely scared about newspapers. The problem is nobody wants to catch a falling knife, and nobody knows where things will stabilize. The value of newspapers has dropped significantly. I think we still have more pain to be felt. — Jared Kushner

Not many architects have the luxury to reject significant things. — Rem Koolhaas

I’ve learned many things from him [George Soros], but perhaps the most significant is that it’s not whether you’re right or wrong that’s important, but how much money you make when you’re right and how much you lose when you’re wrong. — Stanley Druckenmiller

We're at unique point in history where the things that we are building are going to significantly impact our social, political, economical, and personal lives. — Anita Borg

We must assume every event has significance and contains a message that pertains to our questions...this especially applies to what we used to call bad things...the challenge is to find the silver lining in every event, no matter how negative. — James Redfield

Whatever the IPCC’s motives for omitting the fact of plummeting climate-related disaster deaths, one thing is certain: when the world’s most influential synthesizing institution does not include a crucial variable, what we are told the experts think is inevitably and significantly distorted. — Alex Epstein

As photographers, we live through things so swiftly. All our experience and training is focused toward snatching off the highlights... That all significant perfect moment, so essential to capture, is often highly perishable. There may be little opportunity to probe deeper. — Margaret Bourke-White

Significant Events Quotes

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There is a quiet courage that comes from an inward spring of confidence in the meaning and significance of life. Such courage is an underground river, flowing far beneath the shifting events of one's experience, keeping alive a thousand little springs of action. — Howard Thurman

The most significant event of the 20th century will be the fact that the North Americans speak English. — Otto von Bismarck

Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us - and those around us - more effectively. Look for the learning. — Louisa May Alcott

We tend to take a great deal for granted, because you feel like you're going to live forever. It's only if you lose a friend, or maybe have a near-death experience, [that] many events and people in your life suddenly attain real significance. — Brandon Lee

Pregnancy and motherhood are the most beautiful and significantly life-altering events that I have ever experienced. — Elisabeth Hasselbeck

Most events recorded in history are more remarkable than important, like eclipses of the sun and moon, by which all are attracted,but whose effects no one takes the trouble to calculate. — Henry David Thoreau

The days, months, and years eventually reveal, like a Polaroid, a clear picture of how significant events and decisions ultimately shape our lives. — Hoda Kotb

The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves they find their own order the continuous thread of revelation. — Eudora Welty

By far the most significant event in finance during the past decade has been the extraordinary development and expansion of financial derivatives. — Alan Greenspan

No one can remain neutral regarding Jesus' resurrection. The claim is too staggering, the event too earthshaking, the implications too significant and the matter too serious. We must either receive it or reject it as truth for us. To remain indifferent or undecided is to reject it. — Mark Driscoll

Significant Change Quotes

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War, poverty, corruption, hunger, misery, human suffering will not change in a monetary system. That is, there will be very little significant change. It’s going to take the redesign of our culture and values. — Jacque Fresco

Every man is the sum total of his reactions to experience. As your experiences differ and multiply, you become a different man, and hence your perspective changes. This goes on and on. Every reaction is a learning process; every significant experience alters your perspective. — Hunter S. Thompson

We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history. — Sonia Johnson

I once dreamed of launching revolutions, sparking movements, mobilizing the masses, and changing everything. Now I’ve learned the beauty and profound significance of simply loving my neighbor. — Jim Palmer

[The New World Order] cannot happen without U.S. participation, as we are the most significant single component. Yes, there will be a New World Order, and it will force the United States to change it's perceptions. — Henry A. Kissinger

Success means using your knowledge and experience to satisfy yourself. Significance means using your knowledge and experience to change the lives of others. — Bob Buford

Cereal production in the rain-fed areas still remains relatively unaffected by the impact of the green revolution, but significant change and progress are now becoming evident in several countries — Norman Borlaug

I was enjoying myself now. I had taken two finger bowls of champagne and the scene had changed before my eyes into something significant, elemental and profound. — F. Scott Fitzgerald

In this new era of social media the rules of the road have changed significantly, yet the basic yearning for true connectivity and love have not. — Matthew Hussey

I was fascinated that one could have such perceptual changes, and also that they went with a certain feeling of significance, an almost numinous feeling. I'm strongly atheist by disposition, but nonetheless when this happened, I couldn't help thinking, 'That must be what the hand of God is like.' — Oliver Sacks

Significant Experiences Quotes

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For me the starting point for everything - before strategy, tactics, theories, managing, organizing, philosophy, methodology, talent, or experience - is work ethic. Without one of significant magnitude, you're dead in the water. — Bill Walsh

The amount of gender violence that I experience is absolutely extraordinary. And a significant part of my day today will be spent filing police reports at home about gender violence that's directed at me in social media. — Ashley Judd

From early infancy, it appears that our ability to regulate emotional states depends upon the experience of feeling that a significant person in our life is simultaneously experiencing a similar state of mind. — Daniel J. Siegel

Progress is measured by richness and intensity of experience - by a wider and deeper apprehension of the significance and scope of human existence. — Herbert Read

No isolated experiment, however significant in itself, can suffice for the experimental demonstration of any natural phenomenon; for the "one chance in a million" will undoubtedly occur, with no less and no more than its appropriate frequency, however surprised we may be that it should occur to us. — Ronald Fisher

Everything can happen, everything is possible and probable. Time and place do not exist; on a significant bases of reality, the imagination spins, weaving new patterns; a mixture of memories, experiences, free fancies, incongruities and improvisations. — August Strindberg

We need affordable space travel to inspire our youth, to let them know that they can experience their dreams, can set significant goals and be in a position to lead all of us to future progress in exploration, discovery and fun. Thanks to the X Prize for the inspiration. — Burt Rutan

No matter how significant or life-changing your greatest hit or miss might be, neither even begins to define who you are. Each of us is a product of all our experiences and all our interactions with other people. To cite calculus, we are the area under the curve. — Colin Powell

We experience life as a continuity, and only after it falls away, after it becomes the past, do we see its discontinuities. The past, if there is such a thing, is mostly empty space, great expanses of nothing, in which significant persons and events float. — Teju Cole

My own experience as a person with blood type O was that my health, strength, and vitality significantly improved when I became a vegetarian ... I have also found a significant number of very healthy vegetarians who are Type O. — Gabriel Cousens

Significant Moments Quotes

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I've always thought people would find a lot more pleasure in their routines if they burst into song at significant moments. — John Barrowman

The significance and joy in my science comes in those occasional moments of discovering something new and saying to myself, 'So that's how God did it.' My goal is to understand a little corner of God's plan. — Henry F. Schaefer, III

There are significant moments in everyone's day that can make literature. That's what you ought to write about. — Raymond Carver

Hardly anybody recognizes the most significant moments of their life at the time they happen. — W. P. Kinsella

You know we just don't recognize the most significant moments of our lives while they're happening. Back then I thought, well, there'll be other days. I didn't realize that that was the only day. — Moonlight Graham

Many of the most significant moments in our lives come not because it all went right but because it all fell apart — Rob Bell

We are only beginning to learn what to say in a photograph. The world we live in is a succession of fleeting moments, any one of which might say something significant. — Alfred Eisenstaedt

Only within the moment of time represented by the present century has one species -- man -- acquired significant power to alter the nature of the world. — Rachel Carson

Unless women have, from the moment of birth, socialization for, expectations of, and preparation for a viable significant alternative to motherhood . . . women will continue to want and reproduce too many children. — Wilma Scott Heide

The awakening of the people of China to the possibilities under free government is the most significant, if not the most momentous, event of our generation. — Woodrow Wilson

Significant Numbers Quotes

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When unsupervised FSD significantly exceeds human safety levels and is approved by regulators, the numbers will get really crazy! — Elon Musk

The truth is that people - many people are concerned about this, but this is not the first time in America this has happened. There were a significant number of people who didn`t want Jewish refugees before World War II, or even during World War II. — Lawrence O'Donnell

Only when women wield power in significant numbers will we create a society that genuinely works for all women … that will be a society that works for everyone. — Anne-Marie Slaughter

Throughout the past century there has always existed a significant minority of first-rate biologists who have never been able to bring themselves to accept the validity of Darwinian claims. In fact, the number of biologists who have expressed some degree of disillusionment is practically endless. — Michael Denton

We have to challenge the whole idea that it's acceptable for a society like Britain to have such a significant number of people who do not work one day of the week and don't have any possibility of improving the quality of their lives. — Iain Duncan Smith

The Irish move to a very low corporation tax has generated very significant revenue growth, considerably in excess of Britain's, where a slower economy has been combined with a number of stealth taxes. — John Redwood

The reality is that Qatar is an ally of the United States. There are a significant number of American troops that are stationed in Qatar. What we did for them and do for them is security for their facilities. — Rudy Giuliani

The person who is capable of producing a large number of ideas per unit of time, other things being equal, has a greater chance of having significant ideas. — J. P. Guilford

We saw in 2003 the beginnings of an outbreak of an illness called SARS. SARS ended up killing 800 people which is a significant number of deaths, but nowhere near as high as it could have been. — Michael Burgess

As you look around the country there are still a significant number of states where their whole school debate is over school funding and we've been focused on the quality debate for most of the '90s. — John Engler

Notable Quotes

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A few years ago, researchers noticed a curious phenomenon: people taking metformin were living notably healthier lives — independent, it seemed, of its effect on diabetes. — David Sinclair

National Missile Defense is of a nature to retrigger a proliferation of weapons, notably nuclear missiles. Everything that goes in the direction of proliferation is a bad direction. — Jacques Chirac

I don't want to see religious bigotry in any form. It would disturb me if there was a wedding between the religious fundamentalists and the political right. The hard right has no interest in religion except to manipulate it. — Billy Graham

There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent. — Michel de Montaigne

Our peculiar security is in the possession of a written Constitution. Let us not make it a blank paper by construction. — Thomas Jefferson

I did some products for the Apple II, most notably the first small low cost thermal printer, the Silent Type. — Andy Hertzfeld

The most notable fact that our culture imprints on women is a sense of our limits. The most important thing a woman can do for another is to illuminate her actual possibilities. — Adrienne Rich

The wisdom of nations lies in their proverbs, which are brief and pithy. Collect and learn them; they are notable measures of directions for human life; you have much in little; they save time in speaking; and upon occasion may be the fullest and safest answer. — William Penn

We came out of the White House not only dead broke, but in debt. — Hillary Clinton

Nice is a pallid virtue. Not like honesty or courage or perseverance. On the other hand, in a nation notably lacking in civility, there is much to be said for nice. — Molly Ivins

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And people who do not know the Lord ask why in the world we waste our lives as missionaries. They forget that they too are expending their lives... and when the bubble has burst they will have nothing of eternal significance to show for the years they have wasted. — Nate Saint

When you want to teach children to think, you begin by treating them seriously when they are little, giving them responsibilities, talking to them candidly, providing privacy and solitude for them, and making them readers and thinkers of significant thoughts from the beginning. That’s if you want to teach them to think. — Bertrand Russell

The significance of the cherry blossom tree in Japanese culture goes back hundreds of years. In their country, the cherry blossom represents the fragility and the beauty of life. It's a reminder that life is almost overwhelmingly beautiful but that it is also tragically short. — Homaro Cantu

The word 'Italy' is a geographical expression, a description which is useful shorthand, but has none of the political significance the efforts of the revolutionary ideologues try to put on it, and which is full of dangers for the very existence of the states which make up the peninsula. — Klemens Von Metternich

Emphasize reconciliation, not resolution. It is unrealistic to expect everyone to agree about everything. Reconciliation focuses on the relationship, while resolution focuses on the problem. When we focus on reconciliation, the problem loses significance and often becomes irrelevant. — Rick Warren

A modern building should derive its architectural significance solely from the vigour and consequence of its own organic proportions. It must be true to itself, logically transparent, and virginal of lies or trivialities. — Walter Gropius

Cruelty to animals is one of the most significant vices of a low and ignoble people. Wherever one notices them, they constitute a sign of ignorance and brutality which cannot be painted over even by all the evidence of wealth and luxury. — Alexander von Humboldt

Don’t ever average losers. Decrease your trading volume when you are trading poorly; increase your volume when you are trading well. Never trade in situations where you don’t have control. For example, I don’t risk significant amounts of money in front of key reports, since that is gambling, not trading. — Paul Tudor Jones

Every individual soul chooses the significant people in that life. Destiny will place you in the particular circumstance; it will dictate that you will encounter a particular person, at a certain time, place. — Brian Weiss

If I wanted to order a ring for myself, the inscription I should choose would be: "Nothing passes away." I believe that nothing passes away without leaving a trace, and that every step we take, however small, has significance for our present and our future existence. — Anton Chekhov

When you haven't found inner meaning, you will always substitute outer performance. It's the only way to fill that void, that sense of significance - that I am significant. So almost the degree of outer performance can, in many cases, mirror the lack of inner alignment. — Richard Rohr

Gentlemen, comrades, do not be concerned about all you hear about Glasnost and Perestroika and democracy in the coming years. They are primarily for outward consumption. There will be no significant internal changes in the Soviet Union, other than for cosmetic purposes. Our purpose is to disarm the Americans and let them fall asleep. — Mikhail Gorbachev

I've never heard anyone say the really deep lessons of life have come in times of ease and comfort. But, I have heard many saints say every significant advance I've ever made in grasping in the depth of God's love and growing deep with Him, have come through suffering. — John Piper

Money has never represented, in my view, an objective or even an indicator of any significance. I've been fascinated for a long time by artistic creation and by the search for perfection, of the highest level. — Bernard Arnault

France generates a significant part of its energy requirements from fission reactors and these have achieved a perfect safety record. We build ours all differently. — Wilson Greatbatch

Lord, when I feel that what I'm doing is insignificant and unimportant, help me to remember that everything I do is significant and important in your eyes, because you love me and you put me here, and no one else can do what I am doing in exactly the way I do it. — Brennan Manning

By contemplating the impermanence of everything in the world, we are forced to recognize that every time we do something could be the last time we do it, and this recognition can invest the things we do with a significance and intensity that would otherwise be absent. We will no longer sleepwalk through our life. — William Braxton Irvine

I will never again play anything that does not have social significance. We American jazz musicians of African descent have proved beyond all doubt that we are master musicians of our instruments. Now what we have to do is employ our skill to tell the dramatic story of our people and what we've been through. — Max Roach

It may be easily shown, and is of no small significance, that the two great ideas of which the Anglo-Saxon is the exponent are having a fuller development in the United States than in Great Britain. — Josiah Strong

Egyptian pyramids or obelisks – seemed to be the basis of the great memorials that have kept their significance and dignity across time. Neither an obelisk nor a rectangular box nor a dome seemed right on this site or for this purpose. But here, at the edge of the Mississippi River, a great arch did seem right. — Eero Saarinen

The assumption that animals are without rights, and the illusion that our treatment of them has no moral significance, is a positively outrageous example of Western crudity and barbarity. Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality. — Arthur Schopenhauer

Having even just one relationship with an online influencer can have a significant impact on your business. — Lewis Howes

But scientists on both sides of the iron curtain played a very significant role in maintaining the momentum of the nuclear arms race throughout the four decades of the Cold War. — Joseph Rotblat

The point is this: If God does not exist, then life is objectively meaningless; but man cannot live consistently and happily knowing that life is meaningless; so in order to be happy he pretends life has meaning. But this is, of course, entirely inconsistent—for without God, man and the universe are without any real significance. — William Lane Craig

Human bodies are designed for regular physical activity. The sedentary nature of much of modern life probably plays a significant role in the epidemic incidence of depression today. Many studies show that depressed patients who stick to a regimen of aerobic exercise improve as much as those treated with medication. — Andrew Weil

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