Meaning Quotes

People should love each other' sounds like Riis Park at sundown. It has very little meaning to the world at large.

James Hal Cone

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 Hammarskjld

The sea has neither meaning nor pity.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Meaning is not what you start with, but what you end up with.

Peter Elbow

The best reason to start an organization is to make meaning; to create a product or service to make the world a better place.

Guy Kawasaki

The need to speak, even if one has nothing to say, becomes more pressing when one has nothing to say, just as the will to live becomes more urgent when life has lost its meaning.

Jean Baudrillard

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

Grammar and logic free language from being at the mercy of the tone of voice. Grammar protects us against misunderstanding the sound of an uttered name; logic protects us against what we say have double meaning.

Rosenstock Huessy

Grammar, perfectly understood, enables us not only to express our meaning fully and clearly, but so to express it as to enable us to defy the ingenuity of man to give to our words any other meaning than that which we ourselves intend them to express.

William Cobbett

Propaganda has a bad name, but its root meaning is simply to disseminate through a medium, and all writing therefore is propaganda for something. It's a seeding of the self in the consciousness of others.

Elizabeth Drew

Our meaning is to make our little planet Earth a better place to live, to stop wars, disarm nuclear missiles, to stop diseases, AIDS, plague, cancer and to stop pollution.

Uri Geller

I read a book not to find its meaning, but to find my happiness.

Carson Cistulli

...Fatherland without freedom and merit is a large word with little meaning.

Anders Chydenius

The spiritual meaning of love is measured by what it can do. Love is meant to heal. Love is meant to renew. Love is meant to bring us closer to God.

Deepak Chopra

What is the meaning of life? To be happy and useful.

Tenzin Gyatso

Life is meaningless only if we allow it to be. Each of us has the power to give life meaning, to make our time and our bodies and our words into instruments of love and hope.

Tom Head

A man who uses a great many words to express his meaning is like a bad marksman who, instead of aiming a single stone at an object, takes up a handful and throws at it in hopes he may hit.

Samuel Johnson

Those who can laugh without cause have either found the true meaning of happiness or have gone stark raving mad.

Norm Papernick

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

Carl Gustav Jung

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

I do not mistrust the future; I do not fear what is ahead. For our problems are large, but our heart is larger. Our challenges are great, but our will is greater. And if our flaws are endless, God's love is truly boundless. Some see leadership as high drama, and the sound of trumpets calling, and sometimes it is that. But I see history as a book with many pages, and each day we fill a page with acts of hopefulness and meaning. The new breeze blows, a page turns, the story unfolds. And so today a chapter begins, a small and stately story of unity, diversity, and generosity shared, and written, together.

George Herbert Walker Bush

We shall unite. We have learned the meaning of Unity.

Csar Estrada Chvez

Real success means creating a life of meaning through service that fulfills your reason for being here.

Oprah Winfrey

For all the expiations have no other meaning than that God will be always merciful, as often as the sinner shall flee to the refuge of his pardon.

John Calvin
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