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Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and truly.
Amos Bronson Alcott
Only an artist can interpret the meaning of life.
We must interpret a bad temper as a sign of inferiority.
It's kind of like a challenge to myself to be able to hear somebody else's hook and kind of interpret the words. Because my own hooks, I already know what I mean when I write them.
I am more interested in how people interpret the phrase 'Elect The Dead' than what I may or may not have intended. I named the album after the track, which is a spiritual song about love, life and death and is the heaviest song on the album without having any heavy instruments.
It is possible to interpret without observing, but not to observe without interpreting.
You cannot simply put something new into a place. You have to absorb what you see around you, what exists on the land, and then use that knowledge along with contemporary thinking to interpret what you see.
It's good to know how to read, but it's dangerous to know how to read and not how to interpret what you're reading.
You see, it's never the environment; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow.
Life is so short. I would rather sing one song than interpret the thousand.
To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty; to interpret it his problem; and to express it his dedication.
To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it his dedication.
I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
Our ideas must be as broad as Nature if they are to interpret Nature.
Arthur Conan Doyle
Selective Biblical quotation is a favorite of leftists who interpret the Bible the same way they do the Constitution: as a Chinese menu designed to allow picking and choosing. That's because when many Democrats take the Bible as a whole, they realize how much they despise it.
Any successful nominee should possess both the temperament to interpret the law and the wisdom to do so fairly. The next Supreme Court Justice should have a record of protecting individual rights and a strong willingness to put aside any political agenda.
We not only interpret the character of events... we may also interpret our interpretations.
Reality is how we interpret it. Imagination and volition play a part in that interpretation. Which means that all reality is to some extent a fiction.
I find that music makes people just sit and listen, firstly. Then, they seem to interpret their own emotions with the music and it makes them ponder their own life a lot. And then they start to question: Am I happy in my work? Am I happy in my relationships? What am I striving for?
We are the only beings on the planet who lead such rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us, but rather, it's how we interpret those events that will determine how we think about ourselves and how we will act in the future.
Fortunately art is a community effort - a small but select community living in a spiritualized world endeavoring to interpret the wars and the solitudes of the flesh.
I was not looking for my dreams to interpret my life, but rather for my life to interpret my dreams.
Occasionally we have to interpret an international treaty - one, perhaps, affecting airlines and liability for injury to passengers or damage to goods. Then, of course, we have to look to the precedents of other member nations in resolving issues.
Sandra Day O'Connor
When you look like you stepped out of a catalog, that's never good. People shouldn't succumb to trend, they should interpret trend.
The soul is so far from being a monad that we have not only to interpret other souls to ourself but to interpret ourself to ourself.
T. S. Eliot
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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