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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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

No, I see it as meaning very little at the moment because
none of the groups are about anything.
- Lester Bangs

Discipline? I don't know the meaning of the word.
- Liam Gallagher

My fear was not of death itself, but a death without meaning.
- Huey Newton

Making it big in this world is such a rip-off,
you gotta keep your head together or it can be totally without meaning.
- Shelley Duvall

The real meaning of enlightenment is to gaze with undimmed eyes on all darkness.
- Nikos Kazantzakis

You ask: what is the meaning or purpose of life? I
can only answer with another question:
do you think we are wise enough to read God's mind?
- Freeman Dyson

When man becomes reconciled to nature,
when space becomes his true background,
these words and concepts will have lost their meaning,
and we will no longer have to use them.
- Michelangelo Antonioni

Better the rudest work that tells a story or records a fact,
than the richest without meaning.
- John Ruskin

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.
- Stanley Kubrick

To help, to continually help and share,
that is the sum of all knowledge; that is the meaning of art.
- Eleonora Duse

Life is like art.
You have to work hard to keep it simple and still have meaning.
- Charles de Lint

Man lives in a world of meaning.
- George H. Mead

Happiness will come from materialism,
not from meaning.
- Andrei Platonov

I was suffering from a peculiar and persistent sense
that I was being pursued,
and also the conviction that under the political order of the times,
our lives had no meaning.
- Naguib Mahfouz

Even in this glowering age, morality animates our lives with meaning.
- Armstrong Williams

'Battle For The Planet Of The Apes',
was just a film for kids and didn't have any deep meaning.
- J. Lee Thompson

Any euphemism ceases to be euphemistic after a time
and the true meaning begins to show through.
It's a losing game, but we keep on trying.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

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

Indian names were either characteristic nicknames given in a playful spirit,
deed names, birth names, or such as have a religious and symbolic meaning.
- Charles Eastman

I want to buy them, because historically these have
been great engines of enrichment for the middle class,
'historically' meaning now for a good ten years.
- Jim Cramer

If particulars are to have meaning, there must be universals.
- Plato

The fountain of youth with the youthful young musician is one meaning,
and the fountain of youth with the youthful energy
of the leader is another meaning.
- Roy Haynes

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

Meaning that if you live in the moment,
so to speak, we play today, and tonight we're done.
- Alex Van Halen

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

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

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

It seems essential to try to find some meaning to life
and I guess Jungian philosophy is the one that's helped
me understand myself and the world more than anything else.
- Noah Taylor

Providing, meaning to a mass of unrelated needs,
ideas, words and pictures - it is the designer's job
to select and fit this material together and make it interesting.
- Paul Rand

To study history means submitting to chaos and nevertheless
retaining faith in order and meaning.
- Hermann Hesse

And I seemed to discern a power and meaning in the old,
which the more impassioned would not allow.
- Frederick Henry Hedge

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


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