Significance Quotes

The aim of art is to represent not...

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance - Aristotle
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"If a cluttered desk is the sign of ...

"If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind, what is the significance of a clean desk?" — Laurence J. Peter
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"Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s l...

"Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s life. Be the light that helps others see; it is what gives life its deepest significance." --Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
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"The significance of man is...

"The significance of man is that he is insignificant and is aware of it." — Carl Becker
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“I would repeat it, however a hundred times, that ‘immediate certainty’ as well as...

“I would repeat it, however a hundred times, that ‘immediate certainty’ as well as ‘absolute knowledge’ and the ‘thing in itself’ involve contradictions; we really ought to free ourselves from the misleading significance of words! - Friedrich Nietzsche
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You can not have significance in this life if it is a...

You can not have significance in this life if it is all about you. You get your significance, you find your joy in life through service and sacrifice. Paul Tudor Jones
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If a cluttered desk is the sign of ...

If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind, what is the significance of a clean desk? -Laurence J. Peter
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“Tomorrow and plans for tomorrow can have no significance at all un...

“Tomorrow and plans for tomorrow can have no significance at all unless you are in full contact with the reality of the present, since it is in the present and only in the present that you live.” — Alan Watts
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"The aim of art is to represent not...

"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance." ~ Aristotle
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Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s l...

Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s life. Be the light that helps others see; it is what gives life its deepest significance. ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
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The microscope reveals to man ...

The microscope reveals to man his significance; the telescope, his insignificance.. Manly P. Hall
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The historian will not mourn because he can see no meaning in human existence exc...

The historian will not mourn because he can see no meaning in human existence except that which man puts into it; let it be our pride that we ourselves may put meaning into our lives, and sometimes a significance that transcends death. - Will Durant
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The significance of a man is n...

The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain. Kahlil Gibran
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"to feel a significance in the ...

"to feel a significance in the real world is not enough to live out a lucky life" - marina diamandis
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"Two things fill the mind with ever-increasing wonder and awe, the mo...

"Two things fill the mind with ever-increasing wonder and awe, the more often and the more intensely the mind of thought is drawn to them: the reality around me and the potential moral significance of the universe."
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"To grasp the full significance of life is th...

"To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it his dedication." - Marlon Brando
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"It's not about outward...

"It's not about outward appearances but inward significance." - The Goldfinch
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The aim of art is to represent not...

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. -Aristotle
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“The assumption that animals are without rights and the illusion that our treatment of...

“The assumption that animals are without rights and the illusion that our treatment of them has no moral significance is a positively outrageous example of Western crudity and barbarity. Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.” -Arthur Schopenhauer
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"Ones significance cannot be measure by ones pl...

"Ones significance cannot be measure by ones place in the universe, but instead, must be measured by ones place in the hearts of those around them."
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