Deep Quotes

Inspirational quotes can provide a wellspring of knowledge.

While the internet’s overabundance of knowledge may appear to have watered down their value, the truth is that the right quotation at the right time can still transform your mind. In fact, it has the potential to revolutionize your life.

The majority of digital media is designed to entertain you rather than to educate you, and it seldom inspires you to think for more than a few seconds.

The following quotes, which I’ll share with you, can be read, re-read, and reflected on for years before you truly get what they signify in your life.

Self-Esteem Quotes Knowing what to think About

One of the most difficult yet honorable roads you can take is figuring out who you are, what you fight for, and how to discover your position in the world. Reflecting on the words of great men and women might help you figure out if you’re on the right track and have the confidence to keep going when things become rough.

Deep Quotes on Meaning to Make You Think

Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with shades of deeper meaning.__Maya Angelou

Find meaning. Distinguish melancholy from sadness. Go out for a walk. It doesn’t have to be a romantic walk in the park, spring at its most spectacular moment, flowers and smells and outstanding poetical imagery smoothly transferring you into another world.__Albert Camus

When we tie all the above themes together; self-knowledge, love, and art, what we have is some sort of roadmap by which to live. The fuel that drives us forward in this scenario is meaning. Meaning is what keeps us going when times get tough, and is what propels us to want to be the people we may one day become.

If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.___Rick Riordan

Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone – we find it with another.___Thomas Merton

The problem, often not discovered until late in life, is that when you look for things in life like love, meaning, motivation, it implies they are sitting behind a tree or under a rock. The most successful people in life recognize, that in life they create their own love, they manufacture their own meaning, they generate their own motivation.– Neil deGrasse Tyson

I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.__Hermann Hesse

If you’re not comfortable enough with yourself or with your own truth when entering a relationship, then you’re not ready for that relationship.___Steve Maraboli

The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.___Voltaire

It is a sad fate for a man to die too well known to everybody else, and still unknown to himself.___Francis Bacon

To realize that you do not understand is a virtue; not to realize that you do not understand is a defect.___Lao Tzu

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.___Robert Heinlein

I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul.___Pablo Neruda

We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.___Jane Austen

Without self knowledge, without understanding the working and functions of his machine, man cannot be free, he cannot govern himself and he will always remain a slave.___G.I. Gurdijieff

A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don’t know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox’s or bear’s, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there.___Meister Eckhart

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind. And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.___William Shakespeare

The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference.___Elie Wiesel

Deep Quotes on Art to Make You Think

Words and facts alone can never do justice to the complex reality in which we live. We create values, not based on pure logic, but based on meaning. And it is an art that aims to animate these values and express meaning in 3-dimensional form.

Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is a painting that is felt rather than seen.___Leonardo da Vinci

A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul.___Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.___Thomas Merton

Everything in our lives is about relationships. We are deeply social beings, and can only define ourselves when in relation to those around us. Love, therefore, is not just a pleasurable experience, it’s the fabric that governs our existence. Knowing what love is, and how to love, is such a primary skill that it should be taught in schools around the world.

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.___Lao Tzu

There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.___Friedrich Nietzche

You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.___Dr. Seuss

Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.___Pablo Picasso

Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious.___Oscar Wilde

The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.___Albert Einstein

Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you.___Chuck Klosterman

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