Quotes of meaning

  1. Over the years, I've trained myself to speak using the same language I would use if I were typing: meaning using full sentences in the way that paragraphs and scenes are arranged. – Kevin J. Anderson
  2. When man becomes reconciled to nature, when space becomes his true background, these words and concepts will have lost their meaning and we will no longer have to use them. – Michelangelo Antonioni
  3. I've never been convinced that experience is linear, circular, or even random. It just is. I try to put it in some kind of order to extract meaning from it, to bring meaning to it. – Toni Cade Bambara
  4. Art distills sensation and embodies it with enhanced meaning in a memorable form- or else it is not art. – Jacques Barzun
  5. The simple tableau is so rich with meaning that whether represented on the mantelpiece or in the mind, it seems suspended, complete unto itself, somewhere in eternity. – Lucinda Franks
  6. The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers. – Erich Fromm
  7. Preachers in pulpits talked about what a great message is in the book. No matter what you do, somebody always imputes meaning into your books. – Dr. Seuss
  8. I have never been able to grasp the meaning of time. I don't believe it exists. I've felt this again and again, when alone and out in nature. On such occasions, time does not exist. Nor does the future exist. – Thor Heyerdahl
  9. My training in music and composition then led me to a kind of musical language process in which, for example, the sound of the words I play with has to expose their true meaning against their will so to speak. – Elfriede Jelinek
  10. The real meaning of enlightenment is to gaze with undimmed eyes on all darkness. – Nikos Kazantzakis
  11. If the whole universe has no meaning we should never have found out that it has no meaning just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. Dark would be without meaning – C. S. Lewis
  12. If particulars are to have meaning there must be universals. – Plato
  13. The committee's work is not about whether or how we should pay reparations. That was never the intent nor will the payment of reparations be the outcome. This is an effort designed to involve the campus community in a discovery of the meaning of our past. – Ruth J. Simmons
  14. Sex is. There is nothing more to be done about it. Sex builds no roads, writes no novels and sex certainly gives no meaning to anything in life but itself. – Gore Vidal

Usage examples for meaning

  1. What is the meaning of the latter? – The Reconciliation of Races and Religions by Thomas Kelly Cheyne
  2. He never would have done so much to help us, unless meaning exactly what he said. – Down the Slope by James Otis
  3. I can't see it, interrupted Jim; I can't see your meaning it has not changed your love nor mine, and that's the only thing that seems to me of much moment. – Good Luck by L. T. Meade
  4. What is the meaning of home if it isn't that? – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  5. This is my meaning – First Person Paramount by Ambrose Pratt
  6. What is the meaning of this, Ellen? – Ellen Middleton--A Tale by Georgiana Fullerton
  7. " There is but one, unless-" with meaning pause. – A Breath of Prairie and other stories by Will Lillibridge
  8. What is the meaning of this? – To-morrow? by Victoria Cross
  9. " It's different for you who have one man meaning the whole world to you. – The Disturbing Charm by Berta Ruck
  10. It might be nothing, but, on the other hand, it might have a meaning – The Secret of the Tower by Hope, Anthony
  11. " Una," he said, " what is the meaning of this? – Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir by Charles Garvice
  12. The old woman nodded her head with a meaning smile. – The Carved Cupboard by Amy Le Feuvre
  13. Was thy meaning so? – Locrine - A Tragedy by Algernon Charles Swinburne
  14. What's the meaning of it? – Son of Power by Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost
  15. What's the meaning of this, Margaret? – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  16. I do not know the meaning of the word. – David and the Phoenix by Edward Ormondroyd
  17. There was no doubt of it now, for a meaning had come into his eyes. – The Untamed by Max Brand
  18. I could not distinguish the meaning she spoke so rapidly. – Mabel's Mistake by Ann S. Stephens
  19. What, then, was the meaning of it? – The Hero of Garside School by J. Harwood Panting
  20. Let us suppose this to be the meaning what then? – The Doctrines of Predestination, Reprobation, and Election by Robert Wallace