Dreams are not without meaning wherever thay may come from-from fantasy, from the elements, or from other inspiration.
An artist who makes pictures that look good but express nothing is like a writer whose words sound good but have no meaning. (
In the uttermost meaning of the words, thought is devout, and devotion is thought. Deep calls unto deep.
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.
The truth is the Super Bowl long ago became more than just a football game. It's part of our culture like turkey at Thanksgiving and lights at Christmas, and like those holidays beyond their meaning, a factor in our economy.
A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.
A rare and satisfying bond between people ... Relationships, I believe, are truly sacred, not in the superficial meaning of simply being high in value, but in that they call upon infinite and mysterious depths in ourselves
Semantics, or the study of meaning, remained undeveloped, while phonetics made rapid progress and even came to occupy the central place in the scientific study of language.
Words, as every one now knows, "mean" nothing by themselves, although the belief that they did ... was once equally universal. It is only when a thinker makes use of them that they stand for anything, or, in one sense, have "meaning."
The key journalist of the future must be able to relate todays event to yesterdays fact in a way that helps indicate tomorrows meaning.
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.
Historians still often see the end of the war as meaning nothing more for Germany than lost territories, lost participation in colonization, and lost assets for the state and individuals. They frequently overlook the most serious loss that Germany suffered.
Sometimes I wonder if suicides aren't in fact sad guardians of the meaning of life.
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.
Ultimately, man should not ask what the meaning of his life is, but rather he must recognize that it [is] he who is asked.
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.
Ultimately, man should not ask what the meaning of his life is, but rather he must recognize that it is he who is asked.
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.
When we understand that man is the only animal who must create meaning, who must open a wedge into neutral nature, we already understand the essence of love. Love is the problem of an animal who must find life, create a dialogue with nature in order to experience his own being.
Artthe meaning of the pattern of our common actions in reality. The cloth-of-gold that hides behind the sackcloth of reality, forced out by the pain of human memory.
Each man must look to himself to teach him the meaning of life. It is not something discovered: it is something molded.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.