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The meaning of the words is necessary and not their extent.
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In love, we worry more about the meaning of silences than the meaning of words.
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maybe makes Bobby Siller's words carry a little more meaning.
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Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no m...
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Men's lives have meaning, not their deaths.
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Weigh the meaning and look not at the words.
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Justice Thomas, my old boss, got 52 votes. Justice (Antonin) Scalia got 98 votes, ... But Justice Th...
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only if it didn't change the meaning of what I had to say.
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The deeper the experience of an absence of meaning - in other words, of absurdity - the more energet...
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I don't know the true meaning of happiness.
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I don't think that word - the word pirate - has any real meaning. Or it's something that'...
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Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning.
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I love voices, i always have. Words held meaning, but voices held emotion.
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Just because you haven't got a home, doesn't make you homeless.
and
Just because you don't...
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Words may show a man's wit, but actions his meaning
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Less words more meaning, for those who 'know'.
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Words may show a man's wit but actions his meaning.
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Words may show a man's wit, but actions his meaning
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Less words more meaning, for those who 'know'.
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Words rich in meaning can be cheap in sound effects.
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Once we have learned to read, meaning of words can somehow register without consciousness.
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Once we have learned to read, meaning of words can somehow register without consciousness.
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Things do not have meaning. We assign meaning to everything.
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Truth is something which can't be told in a few words. Those who simplify the universe only redu...
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Nobody will ever be able to understand the meaning of the measure of his own words.
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The things she most wanted to tell him would lose their meaning the moment she put them into words.
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I guess I'm attracted to more archaic words because they can be imbued with more meaning, becaus...
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Even anti-choice Justices Antonin Scalia and William Rehnquist respect precedent, but that hasn't st...
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Excepting for knowledge nothing has any meaning, and to have no meaning is to be nonexistence
RICHARD BURDON HALDANE
He would say untruths and be ever double, Both in his words and meaning
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Wise are those who put the most meaning into the fewest words.
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Search for meaning, eat, sleep. Search for meaning, eat, sleep. Die, search for meaning, search for ...
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Elves are wonderful. They provoke wonder.
Elves are marvellous. They cause marvels.
Elves ar...
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Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.
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A man who uses a great many words to express his meaning is like a bad marksman who, instead of aimi...
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What Christ gives us is quite explicit if his own words are interpreted according to their Aramaic m...
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Hearts feel, meaning resonates, resistance sings, words connects and music finishes.
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He was the crazy one who had painted himself black and defeated the world.

She was the bo...
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YES and NO is just a word but it have big meanings inside it.
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The investigation of the meaning of words is the beginning of education
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Everybody defines word in different ways,next time i say a word do ask me what it implies and dont j...
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I have a problem when people say something's real or not real, or normal or abnormal. The meanin...
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Without courage all virtues lose their meaning.
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'Battle For The Planet Of The Apes', was just a film for kids and didn't have any deep m...
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Discipline? I don't know the meaning of the word.
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Liberal and conservative have lost their meaning in America. I represent the distracted center.
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What is scripture? It is in the form of words. As the meanings of those words become clear (are clar...
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if we knew the meaning of life it would cease to have meaning
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The thing about words is that meanings can twist just like a snake, and if you want to find snakes l...
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Shaming people into being virtuous doesn't change behaviour.
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Nothing can express the aim and meaning of our work better than the profound words of St. Augustine ...
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We learn words by rote, but not their meaning; that must be paid for with our life-blood, and printe...
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Because your question searches for deep meaning,
I shall explain in simple words
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There's no meaning to life without music. Everybody has their own connect with music.
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Complexity implies meaning. We're afraid of meaning.
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Life may have no meaning. Or even worse, it may have a meaning of which I disapprove.
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Well-meaning Europeans sometimes argue that unlike the U.S., their countries are traditionally '...
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If beauty is truth, and truth is beauty, they are defined by each other, so how do we know the meani...
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I loved voices, I always had. Words held meaning, but voices held emotion.
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How strangely will the Tools of a Tyrant pervert the plain Meaning of Words!
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