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Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us, if we take them tenderly and truly.
Amos Bronson Alcott
Life is so short. I would rather sing one song than interpret the thousand.
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.
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.
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.
An actor must interpret life, and in order to do so must be willing to accept all the experiences life has to offer. In fact, he must seek out more of life than life puts at his feet.
We must interpret a bad temper as a sign of inferiority.
To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it his dedication.
Everyone is of course free to interpret the work in his own way. I think seeing a picture is one thing and interpreting it is another.
To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty; to interpret it 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.
I was not looking for my dreams to interpret my life, but rather for my life to interpret my dreams.
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.
What some people interpret as brooding melancholy is serenity. I don't feel required to grasp all the time.
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.
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'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.
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
Our ideas must be as broad as Nature if they are to interpret Nature.
Arthur Conan Doyle
Only an artist can interpret the meaning of life.
The legislature's job is to write law. It's the executive branch's job to interpret law.
George W. Bush
No one may speak for the dead, no one may interpret their mutilated dreams and visions.
But now 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.
It is possible to interpret without observing, but not to observe without interpreting.
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