162 Total Quotes

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Be Prepared... the meaning of the motto is that a scout must prepare himself by previous thinking out and practicing how to act on any accident or emergency so that he is never taken by surprise.
Sir Baden-Powell
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Even when poetry has a meaning, as it usually has, it may be inadvisable to draw it out... Perfect understanding will sometimes almost extinguish pleasure.
E. Housman
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William Butler Yeats
Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats
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The whole problem can be stated quite simply by asking, 'Is there a meaning to music?' My answer would be, 'Yes.' And 'Can you state in so many words what the meaning is?' My answer to that would be, 'No.'
Aaron Copland
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Henry Rollins
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Henry Rollins
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Proverbs are the people's wisdom
Russian Proverb
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I think it is a worrisome situation, especially because we think that swans could be an indicator species, meaning that swans are relatively susceptible and so it could well be that other aquatic birds could be infected. Now we have seen it in Greece and Italy and now Germany. It is spreading all over Europe.
Albert Osterhaus
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Meaning that if you live in the moment, so to speak, we play today, and tonight we're done.
Alex Halen
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Andy Rooney
Vegetarian - that's an old Indian word meaning 'lousy hunter'
Andy Rooney
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Alfred Adler
Meanings are not determined by situations, but we determine ourselves by the meanings we give to situations.
Alfred Adler
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An author doesn't necessarily understand the meaning of his own story better than anyone else.
Alice Wonderland
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We realize it will take time to build equity and meaning into the chase. In 1967, when they held the first Super Bowl, America did not come to a halt to watch the game the way it does now.
Andrew Giangola
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Kofi Annan
This catastrophe has given a new, all too human meaning to the concept of a race against time. It will require a dramatic escalation on every front: more funding, more logistics, more manpower.
Kofi Annan
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All I ask is for the prime minister to explain the meaning behind delaying our meeting.
Amir Peretz
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Andy Warhol
I'm afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all of its meaning.
Andy Warhol
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He says whatever he wants and then after that, changes the meaning of the word,
Gerard Latortue
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People once said they were "in" psychoanalysis, meaning they were committed to a long immersion. In a sense, they were writing their autobiographies.
Z. Sheppard
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Some people have said that I can 'hear' a hit song, meaning that I can tell the first time a song is played for me if it has potential. I have been able to hear some of the hits that way, but I can also 'feel' one.
Glen Campbell
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This song obviously has special meaning to me in more ways than one. I want people to know more than anything -- gay, straight, whatever -- just how cool Willie is and ... his way of thinking, his tolerance, everything about him.
David Anderson
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If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
Aristotle Onassis
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Everybody is gone except my sister and I, and it has deeper meaning now.
Sharon Smith
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I've been meaning to do this, ... When (Hurricane Katrina) happened, of course I decided to come in. It seems like the least we can do.
Scott Johnson
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There is a Japanese proverb that literally goes 'Raise the sail with your stronger hand,' meaning you must go after the opportunities that arise in life that you are best equipped to do.
Soichiro Honda
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Inventory levels are lean, meaning companies will need to pick up production.
Gerald Cohen
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Of those 13, only six passed our test, meaning that they had all of the compounds you'd expect to find in gingko.
Dr. Cooperman
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I've been meaning to get out and run some Portsmouth-area races, and I'm really glad I came today. I forced myself out of bed and came.
Tim Perry
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Viktor E. Frankl
Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Viktor E. Frankl
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I’ve been meaning to get out and run some Portsmouth-area races, and I’m really glad I came today, ... I forced myself out of bed and came.
Tim Perry
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Sometimes I just thumb through the dictionary. I find words I don't know the meaning of.
Dylan Williams
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the Amendment must draw its meaning from the evolving standards of decency that mark the progress of a maturing society.
Earl Warren
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