90% of corporate life is feigning it. That’s what happens when you’ve sold your soul, exist to get the next paycheck and your job becomes ‘not to get fired’. Pretend you’re interested, show up to the meetings and hopefully find meaning elsewhere in your life. A better solution is to find meaning in everything you do, every day, even if it means a pay cut. – Hugh Macleod
Don’t look for the meanings. Look for the use. – Ludwig Wittgenstein
Face your fear, empty yourself, trust your own voice, let go of control, have faith in outcomes, connect with a larger purpose, derive meaning from the struggle. – Jigaro Kano, founder of modern Judo
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence. – Aristotle
I can bear my pain as long as it has meaning. – Haruki Murakami
It is not that the meaning cannot be explained. But there are meanings that are lost forever the moment they are explained in words. – Haruki Murakami
It’s not the circumstances and events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to our circumstances and to events, how we interpret them, that shapes who we are today and who we’ll become tomorrow. Things do not have meaning. We assign meaning to everything. – Tony Robbins
It’s precisely the disappointing stories which have no proper ending and, therefore, have no proper meaning, that sound true to life. – Max Frisch
Man cannot stand a meaningless life. – Carl Jung
One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet.
Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don’t throw it away.
– Stephen Hawking
The meaning of life is to go back to sleep and hope that tomorrow will be a better day. – Charles Schulz
There is no greater satisfaction for a just and well-meaning person than the knowledge that he has devoted his best energies to the service of a good cause. – Albert Einstein
To have a meaningful life, you have to do something meaningful. Meaning it doesn’t happen on autopilot. – Hugh Macleod
Vision is the course one follows to make dreams reality. Vision strengthens us to be committed. Vision gives significance to the otherwise meaningless details of our lives. – Andy Stanley
We are a society strangling in unnecessary words, circular constructions, pompous frills, and meaningless jargon. – William Zinsser
We die. That may be the meaning of life. – Toni Morrison
We remember experiences which have a personal meaning for us, even if the meaning is a pure construction of the mind. The mind remembers what the mind does, not what the world does. – James Jenkins
Women who can only give all or nothing don’t know the meaning of pleasure. – Colette
Words can be meaningless. If they are used in such a way that no sharp conclusions can be drawn. – Richard Feynman
You don’t know what love is, until you’ve learned the meaning of the blues. Until you’ve loved a love you’ve had to lose, you don’t know what love is. – Don Raye / Gene Depaul