Meaning Quotes

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

Meanings are not determined by situations, but we determine ourselves by the meanings we give to situations.

Alfred Adler

Silence is better than unmeaning words.

Pythagoras

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

Peter Elbow

The essence of intelligence is skill in extracting meaning from everyday experience.

Unknown

Our obligation is to give meaning to life and in doing so to overcome the passive, indifferent life.

Elie Wiesel

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

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.

Martin Luther King Jr

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

Tenzin Gyatso

The shaping of deeply felt values into meaningful, apposite form, is present in all communities, and will find some means of expressions among all.

Dell Hymes

When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing -- then we truly live life.

Greg Anderson

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning: just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. Dark would be without meaning.

C.S. Lewis

Man - a being in search of meaning.

Plato

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

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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