Meaningful Quotes (48)

Quotes and citations about meaningful


Happiness is within. It has nothing to do with how much applause you get or how many people praise you. Happiness comes when you believe that you have done something truly meaningful.

By : Martin Yan

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The poem is a little myth of man's capacity of making life meaningful. And in the end, the poem is not a thing we see-it is, rather, a light by which we may see-and what we see is life.

By : Robert Penn Warren

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People have to talk about something just to keep their voice boxes in working order so they'll have good voice boxes in case there's ever anything really meaningful to say.

By : Kurt Vonnegut

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Mandy because that was the most meaningful relationship.

By : Wilmer Valderrama

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The overwhelming public sentiment in India was that no meaningful dialogue can be held with Pakistan until it abandons the use of terrorism as an instrument of its foreign policy.

By : Atal Bihari Vajpayee

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After one hundred years of federal rule, the United States House of Representatives has moved to provide for the first meaningful route to self-determination for the Puerto Rican people under our federal system.

By : Dick Thornburgh

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Punishment is now unfashionable... because it creates moral distinctions among men, which, to the democratic mind, are odious. We prefer a meaningless collective guilt to a meaningful individual responsibility.

By : Thomas Szasz

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I remember those days with Bergman with great nostalgia. We were aware that the films were going to be quite important, and the work felt meaningful.

By : Max von Sydow

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Happiness comes when we test our skills towards some meaningful purpose.

By : John Stossel

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I became aware that all sounds can make meaningful language.

By : Karlheinz Stockhausen

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All of nature begins to whisper its secrets to us through its sounds. Sounds that were previously incomprehensible to our soul now become the meaningful language of nature.

By : Rudolf Steiner

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Language can only deal meaningfully with a special, restricted segment of reality. The rest, and it is presumably the much larger part, is silence.

By : George Steiner

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This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us

By : Oswald Spengler

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These happy endings all express the weak and sly promise that the world is not rotten and out of joint but meaningful and ultimately in excellent condition.

By : Douglas Sirk

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I do it because I want to exercise people's compassion and I do it because I really believe that for some reason what I do is important and meaningful.

By : Kyra Sedgwick

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The United States must also continue to push the United Nations Security Council for strong action to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions. In the meantime, it is our job to take meaningful steps to eliminate the threats posed by Iran.

By : Allyson Schwartz

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Without question, the material world and your everyday needs distract you from living meaningfully.

By : Menachem Mendel Schneerson

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Values are principles and ideas that bring meaning to the seemingly mundane experience of life. A meaningful life that ultimately brings happiness and pride requires you to respond to temptations as well as challenges with honor, dignity, and courage.

By : Laura Schlessinger

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The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.

By : John Ruskin

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The landscape is like being there with a powerful personality and I'm searching for just the right angles to make that portrait come across as meaningfully as possible.

By : Galen Rowell

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I've learned to take jobs as an actress that is meaningful to me because I've never taken a job for the money.

By : Emily Rossum

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On a cosmic scale, our life is insignificant, yet this brief period when we appear in the world is the time in which all meaningful questions arise.

By : Paul Ricoeur

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Ordinary language carries with it conditions of meaning which it is easy to recognize by classifying the contexts in which the expression is employed in a meaningful manner.

By : Paul Ricoeur

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I wanted to write some lyrics that had some meaning to them, lyrics that were meaningful to me and hopefully people can take something from that.

By : Adam Rich

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Hopefully people can look at our band and see that we're a heavy rock band. We're definitely not a metal band, but we're a band that focuses on meaningful lyrics and melody.

By : Adam Rich

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We must shift the energy policy debate in America with an increased focus on alternative and renewable fuels and Congress must pass meaningful alternative fuels and incentive programs to help move the U.S. away from dependence on foreign oil.

By : Rick Renzi

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Good design is making something intelligible and memorable. Great design is making something memorable and meaningful.

By : Dieter Rams

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You can't trample infidels when you're a tortoise. I mean, all you could do is give them a meaningful look.

By : Terry Pratchett

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As a member of Congress, and a parent, I understand the importance of ensuring that families are able to provide a meaningful and proper burial for their loved ones.

By : Jon Porter

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Make food a very incidental part of your life by filling your life so full of meaningful things that you'll hardly have time to think about food.

By : Peace Pilgrim

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I did my best work in The Mosquito Coast. I know it wasn't such a big hit, but for me it was more meaningful than anything else I'd ever done.

By : River Phoenix

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I just had a baby. I'm not going to work unless it's something really special and meaningful, because I can't imagine missing all that time with my daughter.

By : Gwyneth Paltrow

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So without getting into the specifics, I can tell you that to the extent that investigation is a relatively important investigation and meaningful, the president would have been periodically briefed.

By : Robert Mueller

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I'm always looking for meaningful one-night stands.

By : Dudley Moore

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It is better to have a meaningful life and make a difference than to merely have a long life.

By : Bryant H. McGill

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Do not let your grand ambitions stand in the way of small but meaningful accomplishments.

By : Bryant H. McGill

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It seems we're always in transition and that it's more about trends than it is about what's meaningful.

By : Marlee Matlin

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Indeed, in the present climate of mistrust of institutions, many people who yearn for a more meaningful and fulfilling life would regard the church as an unlikely place to go for guidance.

By : Hugh Mackay

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To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history but to articulate it.

By : Daniel Libeskind

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Because of recent improvements in the accuracy of theoretical predictions based on large scale ab initio quantum mechanical calculations, meaningful comparisons between theoretical and experimental findings have become possible.

By : Yuan T. Lee

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