Quotation Explorer - 'Meanings'

(Emerson's) aphorisms tend to be chicken soup for the academic soul or gobledygook of a man who prefers the sounds of words to their meanings. - Micah Mattix
Appreciate those who make efforts only to see you happy. They might have some limitations but that does not mean that the efforts they are making have no meanings. Dont judge them on the basis of their limitations. It really hurts... - Sharfaraz Ahmed
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I like to keep the meanings in my work flowing and open. - Bill Viola
You see what you choose to see, because all perception is a choice.And when you cease to impose your meanings on what you see,your spiritual eyes will open, and you will see a world free of judgmentand shining in its endless beauty. - Paul Ferrini
Write as if life has no meanings without writing. - Debasish Mridha
A writer draws a road map where readers walks with their love, joy, anger, tears, and dismay. Every story, every poem, has different meanings for every reader. - Debasish Mridha
Words, with their multiple meanings and nuances are like trees and oral communication like a forest. Trees are good for hiding, forest for losing the path. When one is trying to contemplate the horizon of illusion and reality, trees and forests can offer no help. - R. N. Prasher
If it is true that words have meanings, why don't we throw away words and keep just the meanings?
Suppose we were able to share meanings freely without a compulsive urge to impose our view or conform to those of others and without distortion and self-deception. Would this not constitute a real revolution in culture? - David Bohm
Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is a fault.Those who find beautiful meanings in beautiful things are the cultivated. For these there is hope. - Oscar Wilde
People search for the inner meanings of life instead of living it to the fullest. Life is too beautiful to be analyzed. Living is a spontaneous response meant to be taken in a stride. - Adhish Mazumder
Cleverness have no meanings until you find the stupidity that teach you. - Lena Hussain
A man who writes a story is forced to put into it the best of his knowledge and the best of his feeling. The discipline of the written word punishes stupidity and dishonesty. A writer lives in awe of words for they can be cruel or kind, and they can change their meanings right in front of you. - John Steinbeck
It is, of course, we who house poems as much as their words, and we ourselves must be the locus of poetry's depth of newness. Still, the permeability seems to travel both ways: a changed self will find new meanings in a good poem, but a good poem also changes the shape of the self. - Jane Hirshfield
We shape our lives around words, words whose meanings are always changing. - Marty Rubin
The geographical pilgrimage is the symbolic acting out an inner journey. The inner journey is the interpolation of the meanings and signs of the outer pilgrimage. One can have one without the other. It is best to have both. - Thomas Merton
Love has only feelings, don't seek meanings. - Debasish Mridha
I wish I didn’t need words to speak to her. They sometimes hold very different meanings for us both. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Keep your mind open. The meaning of things lies in how people perceive them. The same thing could mean different meanings to the same people at different times. - Roy T. Bennett
I take a picture, but it's not about who is in the picture or the background of it. It's about the memories and meanings it holds. - Kayla Davis
When you have mastered numbers, you will in fact no longer be reading numbers, any more than you read words when reading books. You will be reading meanings. - W.E.B. Du Bois
When you move something, you discover new meanings in it, Kristina thought, watching them. - Molly Gloss
To duplicate meanings is to isolate the consciousness. - Floriano Martins
YES and NO is just a word but it have big meanings inside it. - Adel Sakura
The word "good" has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man. - G.K. Chesterton
Before "THOUGHT" there is only YOU and your MIND. Thought, is what assigns meaning to things. Also implying that you are not your THOUGHTS; and with your mind, you have the POWER to assign new meanings to things. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana
Definitions and meanings change all the time. Truth and reality are very volatile, indefinite, multi layered and sometimes very paradoxical. That’s why it is very fiddly to make a set definition for the phenomena of our daily life. ( " Did not expect it would ever happen, there" ) - Erik Pevernagie
The dream vocabulary shaves meanings finer and closer than do the world's daytime dictionaries. - Mark Twain
Love has only feelings, but no meanings. - Debasish Mridha
My God! The English language is a form of communication! Conversation isn't just crossfire where you shoot and get shot at! Where you've got to duck for your life and aim to kill! Words aren't only bombs and bullets —no, they're little gifts, containing meanings! - Philip Roth
Happiness! There is no word with more meanings, each person understands it in his own way. - Fernán Caballero
Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Only poor people know the true meanings to feelings. - - Jessiie Mahadeo
The highest as the lowest form of criticism is a mode of autobiography. Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is a fault. - Oscar Wilde
Silence is a great companion when words are devoid of meanings. - Nema Al-Araby
A fleeting second on someone's news feed,No dearth of meanings for those who read,Not my stories but 'tis what I think,I say I don't write poems, I just write dreams. - Sanhita Baruah
examination of its own history and of the forms of thought given the name philosophy indicates that philosophy has itself borne many fundamentally different meanings through the years, and from one school or movement to another. - Gregory B. Sadler
Solitude helps the soul remember that life andwork have two completely different meanings. It remindsus that we were created for greatness in relationship withothers, not task lists and spreadsheets. - Angela L Craig
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