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Meaning Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Meaning

Please enjoy these Meaning Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson PHOTO

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

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try to understand. To never look away. And never, never, to forget.
- Arundhati Roy

Love is the ultimate meaning of everything around us.
Love is not a mere sentiment.
Love is the ultimate truth at the heart of creation.
- Rabindranath Tagore

I don't know the meaning of life,
but I know compassion is the key.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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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

The word "happiness" would lose its meaning
if it were not balanced by sadness.
- Carl Jung

Our relationships - love and friendship -
are at the core of the meaning of our lives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A sister is a gift to the heart,
a friend to the spirit,
a golden thread to the meaning of life.
- Isadora James

The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive,
but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

We get to CHOOSE the meaning for our lives.
Our lives mean exactly what we say they do - no more, no less.
Each of us chooses their path in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"To know" is to know that you know nothing.
That is the meaning of true knowledge.
- Confucius

In the uttermost meaning of the words,
thought is devout, and devotion is thought.
Deep calls unto deep.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

See life as ugly and painful - if you choose,
or see it as beautiful and joyful.
There is no inherent meaning in life.
We give life its meaning.
It's our Choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
- Epictetus

Know that time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
You give your own meaning to time, as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness,
and the word happy would lose its meaning
if it were not balanced by sadness.
It is far better take things as they come along
with patience and equanimity.
- Carl Jung

The meaning of Life is whatever we Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life
than the greatest of things without it.
- Carl Jung

It is not what we get.
But who we become, what we contribute...
that gives meaning to our lives.
- Tony Robbins

The meaning of our self is not to be found
in its separateness from God and others,
but in the ceaseless realization of yoga, of union.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Dreaming or awake, we perceive only events that have meaning to us.
- Jane Roberts

There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot
be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
- John Stuart Mill

It all depends on how we look at things,
and not on how things are in themselves.
The least of things with a meaning
is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it.
- Carl Jung

Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience.
Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.
- Hal Borland

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

"Think simple" as my old master used to say -
meaning reduce the whole of its parts
into the simplest terms,
getting back to first principles.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
- Aristotle Onassis

Even when poetry has a meaning, as it usually has,
it may be inadvisable to draw it out...
Perfect understanding will sometimes almost extinguish pleasure.
- A. E. Housman

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

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

You will never be happy if you continue to search for
what happiness consists of.
You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
- Albert Camus

Quotations help us remember the simple yet profound truths
that give life perspective and meaning.
- Criswell Freeman

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

Life has meaning only if one barters it day by day
for something other than itself.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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

The way you get meaning into your life
is to devote yourself to loving others,
devote yourself to your community around you,
and devote yourself to creating something
that gives you purpose and meaning
- Mitch Albom

Over the past few years, many of us have increasingly
begun to question the direction and meaning of our
society as it has developed over the past several centuries.
- Alex Campbell

Words differently arranged have a different meaning,
and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
- Blaise Pascal

When the shriveled skin of the ordinary is stuffed out with meaning,
it satisfies the senses amazingly.
- Virginia Woolf

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

Weapons are like money; no one knows the meaning of enough.
- Martin Amis

How strangely will the Tools of a Tyrant pervert the plain Meaning of Words!
- Samuel Adams

I don't know for Justin; he's always looking for meaning
out of his relationships with people.
I don't think he's as trapped into the drug thing as a lot of the others are.
- Randy Harrison

If liberty has any meaning it means freedom to improve.
- Philip Wylie

I don't know the true meaning of happiness.
- Jonathan Davis

If we knew the meaning to everything that is happening to us,
then there would be no meaning.
- Idi Amin

This awareness instills a fierce desire to protect that heritage and -
in doing so -
to educate Americans in the meaning and importance
of our pivotal documents.
- Allen Weinstein

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

In both pop and disco, the meaning of the lyrics is not too important.
I have nothing I feel I particularly want to say.
- Giorgio Moroder

I wanted to write some lyrics that had some meaning to them,
lyrics that were meaningful to me and hopefully people
can take something from that.
- Adam Rich

Being religious means asking passionately the question
of the meaning of our existence and being willing to receive answers,
even if the answers hurt.
- Paul Tillich

The meaning of life is contained in every single expression of life.
It is present in the infinity of forms and phenomena
that exist in all of creation.
- Michael Jackson

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

Dare to err and to dream.
Deep meaning often lies in childish plays.
- Friedrich Schiller

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

In nearly all ballads, the words set the mood and meaning,
while the music intensifies or enhances them.
- Kate Smith

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

The modern meaning of life's end-when does it end?
How does it end? How should it end? What is the value
of life? How do we measure it?
- Don DeLillo

For me the meaning of my work is much more fluid.
- Thom Mayne

In our life there is a single color,
as on an artist's palette,
which provides the meaning of life and art.
It is the color of love.
- Marc Chagall

I have always believed, and I still believe,
that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way
we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.
- Hermann Hesse

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

Meaning and reality were not hidden somewhere behind things,
they were in them, in all of them.
- Hermann Hesse

I think things can have more than one meaning and still connect with people.
There's a lot of meaning to the title 'Music For People'
and they're all true and they're all accurate.
- Jon Crosby

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

The award is important in order to bring people to the movie theater.
That's the only principle meaning of any award.
- Javier Bardem

The hardest of all the arts to speak of is music,
because music has no meaning to speak of.
- Ned Rorem

Man, that record came out and was real big in Memphis.
They started playing it, and it got real big.
Don't know why-the lyrics had no meaning.
- Elvis Presley


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