mean quotes

“The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which mean never losing your enthusiasm.”

“Suspicion is the companion of mean souls, and the bane of all good society.”

“When I say, I don't care what white people think, I mean that.”

“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.”

“Space is big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the drug store, but that's just peanuts to space.”

“Justice means minding one's own business and not meddling with other men's concerns.”

“Man - a being in search of meaning.”

“If particulars are to have meaning, there must be universals.”

Mean quotes - Perfection of means and confusion of ends seems to characterize our age.

“Perfection of means and confusion of ends seems to characterize our age.”

“The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words.”

“While I had often said that I wanted to die in bed, what I really meant was that in my old age I wanted to be stepped on by an elephant while making love.”

“It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.”

I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.

“After a certain point, money is meaningless. It ceases to be the goal. The game is what counts.”

“If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.”

“The basic thing nobody asks is why do people take drugs of any sort? Why do we have these accessories to normal living to live? I mean, is there something wrong with society that's making us so pressurized, that we cannot live without guarding ourselves against it? ”

“If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that... I believe in what I do, and I'll say it. ”

“In most people's vocabularies, design means veneer. It's interior decorating. It's the fabric of the curtains of the sofa. But to me, nothing could be further from the meaning of design. Design is the fundamental soul of a human-made creation that ends up expressing itself in successive outer layers of the product or service.”

“Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.”

“How is it possible to find meaning in a finite world, given my waist and shirt size?”

“Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means permit. ”

“Courage is a mean with regard to fear and confidence. ”

“Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.”

“Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make for themselves different modes of life and forms of government.”

“In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion; second, the language; third the proper arrangement of the various parts of the speech. ”

“Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it. ”

“Temperance is a mean with regard to pleasures.”

Mean quotes - By trying we can easily endure adversity. Another man's, I mean.

“By trying we can easily endure adversity. Another man's, I mean.”

Mean quotes - Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to get leisure.

“Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to get leisure.”

“Silence is argument carried out by other means.”