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Henry David Thoreau

"The language of friendship is not words, but meanings." Henry David Thoreau
A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849) This famous American author spent two years living in the wilderness at Walden Pond, where he penned some of his most-remembered works. This quote was written in memory of a trip he took with his brother John, who died of tetanus in 1842. The quote continues, "It is an intelligence above language. One imagines endless conversations with his Friend, in which the tongue shall be loosed, and thoughts be spoken without hesitance or end..." Add Category or Author

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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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"I think (the market) needs the ECI price deflator numbers coming in at acceptable levels, meaning that they don't raise the fear of inflation, it needs the Fed not raising interest rates in August and as we move toward the fall, continuing signs that the economy is moderating and that inflation is low." Richard Cripps
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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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"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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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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"After leaving Burbank, pilots reported a landing gear indication light on, meaning there may be a problem or issue with the landing gear." Bryan Baldwin
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Jeff Foxworthy

"Jeff Foxworthy's Redneck Dictionary: Words You Knew the Meaning Of" Jeff Foxworthy
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Virginia Woolf

"When the shriveled skin of the ordinary is stuffed out with meaning, it satisfies the senses amazingly." Virginia Woolf
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"I'm rather bored by the subject-meaning me. It's a sort of a yoke, but at times you know, a yoke is a kind of comfort. And it's always there." Laurence Sir
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"Proverbs are the people's wisdom" Russian Proverb
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"The freshmen haven't been there yet, so they really don't know the meaning of a Big East championship. I don't think that they take it for granted. I just don't think they know what it means yet." Marcus Williams
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"In 1942, Ted Williams' draft status was 1A, meaning he was going to be among the first people to go to war. Williams stated that he would enlist after the 1942 season was completed and he ended up missing five seasons between (his combined service in) World War II and (later in) the Korean War. If he hadn't missed that much time away from the game, who knows how many home runs he could have hit?" Larry Hartzell
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"The plan is essentially as expected, meaning not terribly aggressive." Rob Hinchliffe
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"This would be a distortion of their meaning, since the pictures are intimate and intense, and are the opposite of what is decorative; and have been painted in a scale of normal living rather than an institutional scale." Mark Rothko
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"I don't know how that happened. I've been meaning to talk to my mom about that." Marques Hagans
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"The IMF is well meaning perhaps, but the accountants and bankers are pretty naïve, ... They said, 'Here, we can make you capitalists overnight, here's all this money and we'll feed the system.' And the Russians, who have been defrauding the state for 75 years -- who are masters at it -- said, 'Oh, look at this, we are being given all these presents.'" Jeffrey Robinson
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"Some policies will allow you to cancel your trip if the common carrier, meaning the airline or the cruise line, stops service." James Grace
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Carlos Castaneda

"That is the misfortune of human beings. None of us have sufficient time, and your continuity has no meaning in this awesome, mysterious world." Carlos Castaneda
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"We don't know if there is any meaning to the slowdown in these other categories. I wouldn't be too worried about it," Peter Kretzmer
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"once to get my meaning down, once to put in anything I have left out, once to take out anything that seems unnecessary, and once to make the whole thing sound as if I have only just thought of it." Margery Allingham
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