Meaning Quotes

Religion is the state of being grasped by an ultimate concern, a concern which qualifies all other concerns as preliminary and which itself contains the answer to the question of the meaning of our life.

Paul Tillich

Ultimately, man should not ask what the meaning of his life is, but rather he must recognize that it is he who is asked.

Victor Frankl

If we can discover the meaning in the trilling of a frog, perhaps we may understand why it is for us not merely noise but a song of poetry and emotion.

Adrian Forsyth

Man's "progress" is but a gradual discovery that his questions have no meaning

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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 Frankl

Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.

Unknown

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

Friedrich von Schiller

Eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Life has to be given a meaning because of the obvious fact that it has no meaning.

Henry Miller

What man actually needs is not a tensionless state but rather the striving and struggling for some goal worthy of him. What he needs is not the discharge of tension at any cost, but the call of a potential meaning waiting to be fulfilled by him.

Victor Frankl

Sometimes I wonder if suicides aren't in fact sad guardians of the meaning of life.

Vaclav Havel

Such happiness as life is capable of comes from the full participation of all our powers in the endeavor to wrest from each changing situations of experience its own full and unique meaning.

John Dewey

The key journalist of the future must be able to relate todays event to yesterdays fact in a way that helps indicate tomorrows meaning.

Edward Barrett

First, believe in this world - that there is meaning behind everything. Everything in the world is good, is holy and beautiful. If you see something evil, think that you do not understand it in the right light. Throw the burden on yourselves!

Swami Vivekananda

Think excitement, talk excitement, act out excitement, and you are bound to become an excited person. Life will take on a new zest, deeper interest and greater meaning. You can think, talk and act yourself into dullness or into monotony or into unhappiness. By the same process you can build up inspiration, excitement and surging depth of joy.

Norman Vincent Peale
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