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If you never ask yourself any questions about the meaning of a passage, you cannot expect the book to give you any insight you do not already possess.
I think it's a part of us as human beings that we search outside of ourselves for meaning.
If you go down as a comedian's comedian, that's basically meaning other comedians are hopefully feeling that you're doing okay.
The true meaning of feminism is this: to use your strong womanly image to gain strong results in society.
For some individuals - some soldiers, some contractors - combat provides a kind of purpose and meaning beyond which all else potentially pales in comparison.
She made the decision that her existence had lost its meaning. And you cannot judge that.
If we cannot come together to pause, to respect our dead and the heroic lives of meaning they led, then ours is truly a civilization lost.
God created a number of possibilities in case some of his prototypes failed - that is the meaning of evolution.
In a certain way, it's the sound of the words, the inflection and the way the song is sung and the way it fits the melody and the way the syllables are on the tongue that has as much of the meaning as the actual, literal words.
Let's hope brands recognize that the true power of this technology is not its reach but its ability to communicate substance that adds meaning to our lives. Otherwise, brands will be investing in technology that consumers simply won't buy.
If I had one wish for my children, it would be that each of them would reach for goals that have meaning for them as individuals.
Lillian Gordy Carter
Since Plato, we have been considering the nature of knowledge, the meaning of meaning and the status of the physical world.
That's mostly what the Internet is, just passing the time. But unfortunately you are dealing with words that can have meaning.
The meaning of the universe lies outside the universe.
In preparing my thesis, I have had the pleasure of collecting testimonies from colleagues such as Placido Domingo but also from singing teachers and musicologists. The entire course of study has confirmed what I already thought, that the value and meaning of opera singing, at the beginning of the third millennium, remain intact.
A lot of people hear me attacking their certainty. I don't have any interest in doing that. I'm interested in penetrating the meaning of certainty.
John Shelby Spong
I couldn't give away my husband's shoes. I could give away other things, but the shoes - I don't know what it was about the shoes, but a lot of people have mentioned to me that shoes took on more meaning than we generally think they do... their attachment to the ground, I don't know - but that did have a real resonance for me.
All that passes is raised to the dignity of expression; all that happens is raised to the dignity of meaning. Everything is either symbol or parable.
Without wisdom, the future has no meaning, no valuable purpose.
Expression, to a great extent, is a matter of terms, and terms are anyone's. The meaning of 'God' may have a billion interpretations if there be that many souls in the world.
I just didn't know where I fit in - I didn't seem to fit in my parent's generation. I didn't seem to fit in my own generation. Little by little, this took me into a spiritual search for understanding; a search for meaning and fulfillment.
My life has been a continuous fulfillment of dreams. It appears that everything I saw and did has a new, and perhaps, more significant meaning, every time I see it. The earth is good. It is a privilege to live thereon.
Liberty Hyde Bailey
The glamour of air travel - its aspirational meaning in the public imagination - disappeared before its luxury did, dissipating as flying gradually became commonplace.
The Semantic Web is not a separate Web but an extension of the current one, in which information is given well-defined meaning, better enabling computers and people to work in cooperation.
The more you create authentic power, the more the characteristics of authentic power become yours, and the more meaning, purpose and joy enter your life.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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