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Weapons are like money; no one knows the meaning of enough.
Arms Race
Martin Amis

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Action without a name, a who attached to it, is meaningless.
Action
Hannah Arendt

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The true meaning of religion is thus, not simply morality, but morality touched by emotion.
Religion
Matthew Arnold

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Art distills sensations and embodies it with enhanced meaning.
Arts and Artists
Jacques Barzun

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This film is apparently meaningless, but if it has any meaning it is doubtless objectionable.
Censorship
British Board of Film

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Time has no meaning in itself unless we choose to give it significance.
Time and Time Management
Leo Buscaglia

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The fact that life has no meaning is a reason to live --moreover, the only one.
Meaning of Life
E. M. Cioran

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To know is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.
Knowledge
Confucius

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The trouble with Reason is that it becomes meaningless at the exact point where it refuses to act.
Reason
Bernard Devoto

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All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
Meaning
George Eliot

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Them meaning of good and bad, of better and worse, is simply helping or hurting.
Good and Evil
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
Speakers and Speaking
Epictetus

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This is it. There are no hidden meanings. All that mystical stuff is just what's so.
Meaning of Life
Werner Erhard

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Wisdom is meaningless until our own experience has given it meaning.
Wisdom
Bergen Evans

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To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering.
Suffering
Roberta Flack

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Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
Life and Living
Viktor E. Frankl

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Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Purpose
Viktor E. Frankl

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Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning.
Action
Benjamin Franklin

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There is no meaning to life except the meaning man gives his life by unfolding of his powers.
Purpose
Erich Fromm

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Art is skill, that is the first meaning of the word.
Arts and Artists
Eric Gill

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Sometimes I wonder if suicides aren't in fact sad guardians of the meaning of life.
Suicide
Vaclav Havel

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The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
Service
Nelson Henderson

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Meaning and reality were not hidden somewhere behind things, they were in them, in all of them.
Reality
Hermann Hesse

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Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life.
Hatred
Eric Hoffer

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The meaning of life is to give life meaning.
Purpose
Ken Hudgins

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun