quote by William Shakespeare

Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more; it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.

— William Shakespeare

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If a black cat crosses your path, it signifies that the animal is going somewhere.
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Knowledge of one's identity, one's self, community, nation, religion, and God, is the true meaning of resurrection, while ignorance of it signifies hell.

Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.

A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere.

What one commonly takes as 'the reality,' including the reality of one's own individual person, by no means signifies something fixed, but rather something that is ambiguous - that there is not only one, but that there are many realities, each comprising also a different consciousness of the ego.


Woman, then, stands in patriarchal culture as a signifier for the male other, bound by a symbolic order in which man can live out his fantasies and obsessions through linguistic command by imposing them on the silent image of a woman still tied to her place as the bearer of meaning, not maker of meaning.

A misty morning does not signify a cloudy day.

Out, out, brief candle! Life's but a walking shadow.

It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury; signifying nothing.

I never quite understand the way society decides who is beautiful and who is not. But an open face and a capacity for kindness always feel like reliable signifiers to me.


The two words 'information' and 'communication' are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through.

Enthusiasm signifies 'God in us.'

Anti-Semitism does not signify opposition to Semitism.

There is no such thing. It is an expression we Jews use effectively as a smear word used to brand as a bigot, like you guys, anyone who brings criticism against Jews. We use it against hate-mongers.

Everything we say signifies; everything counts, that we put out into the world. It impacts on kids, it impacts on the zeitgeist of the time.

The fixed stars signify the angel in man.

That is why man orients himself by them; and that is why women have no appreciation for the starry sky; because they have no sense of the angel in man.


Calendars and clocks exist to measure time, but that signifies little because we all know that an hour can seem as eternity or pass in a flash, according to how we spend it.

To design is to plan and to organize, to order, to relate and to control.

In short it embraces all means of opposing disorder and accident. Therefore it signifies a human need and qualifies man’s thinking and doing.

Pulchritude--beauty where you would least suspect it, hidden in a word that looked like it should signify a belch or a skin infection.

Mary means enlightener, because She brought forth the Light of the world.

In the Syriac tongue, Mary signifies Lady.

Being human signifies, for each one of us, belonging to a class, a society, a country, a continent and a civilization; and for us European earth-dwellers, the adventure played out in the heart of the New World signifies in the first place that it was not our world and that we bear responsibility for the crime of its destruction.


The fact is I think I am a verb instead of a personal pronoun.

A verb is anything that signifies to be; to do; or to suffer. I signify all three.

There Adam slept, and God formed the body of woman from one of his ribs, signifying that she should stand at his side as a companion and never lie at his feet like a slave, and also that he should love her as his own flesh.

The power of death signifies that this real world can only have a neutral image of life, that life's intimacy does not reveal it's dazzling consumption until the moment it gives out.

Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow,Creeps in this petty pace from day to day

Love is the fruit of prayer ... Patiently abiding in prayer signifies a man's renunciation of himself. Therefore the self-denial of the soul turns into love for God.


They that are discontented under monarchy, call it tyranny;

and they that are displeased with aristocracy, call it oligarchy: so also, they which find themselves grieved under a democracy, call it anarchy, which signifies the want of government; and yet I think no man believes, that want of government, is any new kind of government.

If [quantum theory] is correct, it signifies the end of physics as a science.

In love, fidelity signifies this extended victory: the randomness of an encounter defeated day after day through the invention of what will endure.

The very word baptizé, however, signifies to immerse;

and it is certain that immersion was the practice of the ancient Church.

For male and female alike, the bodies of the other sex are messages signaling what we must do -- they are glowing signifiers of our own necessities.


An attitude of permanent indignation signifies great mental poverty.

Politics compels it votaries to take that line and you can see their minds growing more impoverished every day, from one burst of righteous indignation to the next.

Bees are a good omen to Kings, for they signify an obsequious people.

For the signifier is a unit in its very uniqueness, being by nature symbol only of an absence.

Atheism and agnosticism signify the rejection of certain images and concepts of God or of truth, which are historically conditioned and therefore inadequate. Atheism is a challenge to religion to purifiy its images and concepts and come nearer to the truth of divine mystery.

Democracy, republics: What do these words signify?

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