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All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.
Necessity is not an established fact, but an interpretation.
There are no moral phenomena at all, but only a moral interpretation of phenomena.
The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.
I do not have much patience with a thing of beauty that must be explained to be understood. If it does need additional interpretation by someone other than the creator, then I question whether it has fulfilled its purpose.
A lot of us grow up and we grow out of the literal interpretation that we get when we're children, but we bear the scars all our life. Whether they're scars of beauty or scars of ugliness, it's pretty much in the eye of the beholder.
I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of 'work,' because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don't always want to do. The machinery is always going. Even when you sleep.
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.
In doubtful cases the more liberal interpretation must always be preferred.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
The method of political science is the interpretation of life; its instrument is insight, a nice understanding of subtle, unformulated conditions.
The person who thinks I worship the devil and kill animals is just as important as someone who makes an interpretation that's closer to what I intended.
I don't have a religion. I believe in a God. I don't know what it looks like but it's MY god. My own interpretation of the supernatural.
But, I don't think any arranger should ever write a drum part for a drummer because if a drummer can't create his own Interpretation of the chart and he plays everything that's written, he becomes mechanical; he has no freedom.
What is a moderate interpretation of the text? Halfway between what it really means and what you'd like it to mean?
Everyone in a complex system has a slightly different interpretation. The more interpretations we gather, the easier it becomes to gain a sense of the whole.
Margaret J. Wheatley
Interpretation is the revenge of the intellectual upon art.
History is the interpretation of the significance that the past has for us.
I'm not trying to be romantic. I think you can tell when people are trying to be sexy onstage. When I was doing 'All the Way,' I was really thinking about my wife. People don't know my personal experience, but they can tell it's an honest interpretation.
Harry Connick, Jr.
Singers, like Frank Sinatra and myself, we interpret the songs that we like. Not unlike a Shakespearean actor that goes back to the greatest words ever written, we go back to the greatest songs and bring about my interpretation of them.
Harry Connick, Jr.
I became famous, I think, really because of the interpretation of other people's songs, way back when, and that's what I enjoy the most. And I'm a lazy bugger.
The art of interpretation is not to play what is written.
I never felt interpretation was my job.
I love scoring. Putting music to picture is a rewarding challenge and one that relies on interpretation of emotion - as in, what is the pivotal feeling in a scene and which character's point of view is driving it at any given moment?
So the old Copenhagen interpretation needs to be generalized, needs to be replaced by something that can be used for the whole universe, and can be used also in cases where there is plenty of individuality and history.
All human knowledge takes the form of interpretation.
The interpretation of dreams is a great art.
I can't read music. Instead, I'd do stuff inside the piano, do harmonics and all kinds of crazy things. They used to put me in these annual piano contests down at Long Beach City College, and two years in a row, I won first prize - out of like 5,000 kids! The judges were like, 'Very interesting interpretation!' I thought I was playing it right.
Eddie Van Halen
I don't like being told someone's interpretation of something that I do.
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