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A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
B. R. Ambedkar
The sea has neither meaning nor pity.
Life has to be given a meaning because of the obvious fact that it has no meaning.
To talk about balance, it's easier to talk about what's out of balance. And I think anytime that you have any disease, and disease meaning lack of ease, lack of flow... dis-ease. So any time there's disease, you're out of balance, whether it's jealousy, anger, greed, anxiety, fear.
'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
The rain began again. It fell heavily, easily, with no meaning or intention but the fulfilment of its own nature, which was to fall and fall.
Faith consists in being vitally concerned with that ultimate reality to which I give the symbolical name of God. Whoever reflects earnestly on the meaning of life is on the verge of an act of faith.
The timing of death, like the ending of a story, gives a changed meaning to what preceded it.
Mary Catherine Bateson
The real meaning of enlightenment is to gaze with undimmed eyes on all darkness.
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
I have a problem when people say something's real or not real, or normal or abnormal. The meaning of those words for me is very personal and subjective. I've always been confused and never had a clearcut understanding of the meaning of those kinds of words.
But even in the Christian religion, much of its real meaning is hidden by words that are misleading and symbols that but few understand.
Dreaming or awake, we perceive only events that have meaning to us.
The principles that made this nation a great and powerful leader of the world, have not lost their meaning. They never will. We know we can bring this country back. I'm Mitt Romney. I believe in America. And I'm running for president of the United States.
It may be shocking to some people in this country to realize that, without meaning to do so, they hold views in common with Hitler when they preach discrimination against other religious, racial or economic groups.
Henry A. Wallace
It is my intention to present - through the medium of photography - intuitive observations of the natural world which may have meaning to the spectators.
When I'm ready to make a photograph, I think I quite obviously see in my minds eye something that is not literally there in the true meaning of the word. I'm interested in something which is built up from within, rather than just extracted from without.
To live is to suffer, but to survive, well that's to find meaning in the suffering.
Another woman approached me while I was having lunch at the Russian Tea Room in New York and told me that the reason she had become a lawyer was because she had read 'Rage of Angels'. To me, that kind of feedback has more meaning than any sales figures.
When I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but now and then I come across a passage, perhaps only a phrase, which has a meaning for me, and it becomes part of me.
W. Somerset Maugham
Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.
Liberal and conservative have lost their meaning in America. I represent the distracted center.
Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life.
Sometimes I wonder if suicides aren't in fact sad guardians of the meaning of life.
Dare to err and to dream. Deep meaning often lies in childish plays.
When the shriveled skin of the ordinary is stuffed out with meaning, it satisfies the senses amazingly.
The meaning of life. The wasted years of life. The poor choices of life. God answers the mess of life with one word: 'grace.'
So the universe is constantly moving in the direction of higher evolutionary impulses, creativity, abstraction, and meaning.
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
Distance does not decide who is your brother and who is not. The church is going to have to become the conscience of the free market if it's to have any meaning in this world - and stop being its apologist.
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