Every good work should have at least ten meanings.
Walter De Maria
Language should almost break up or explode in its fruitless effort to contain so many meanings.
A satyagrahi is sometimes bound to use language which is capable of two meanings, provided both the meanings are obvious and necessary and there is no intention to deceive anyone.
One of the distinguishing characteristics of the true work of art is that it is able to both contain and express different meanings – meanings which may in fact contradict each other.
Never would forever, with all its meanings, be so clear and distinct as in the true, guaranteed end of the world.
It is difficult to generalize about Islam. To begin with, the word itself is commonly used with two related but distinct meanings, as the equivalents both of Christianity, and Christendom. In the one sense, it denotes a religion, as system of beliefs and worship; in the other, the civilization that grew up and flourished under the aegis of that religion. The word Islam thus denotes more than fourteen centuries of history, a billion and a third people, and a religious and cultural tradition of enormous diversity.
We do not deceive ourselves that we are engaging in an activity that is anything but debilitating, dangerous, euphoric, kinesthetic, expensive, frivolously essential, economically useless and totally without redeeming social significance. One should not probe for
I really don't know what exactly all the songs mean. Sometimes other people have meanings and when I hear them I think, 'That's really a better meaning than I thought, and perfectly valid, given the words that exist.' So part of what makes a song really good is that people take in different meanings, and they apply them, and they might be more powerful than the ones I'm thinking.
Simon & Garfunkel
A lot of my paintings have quite negative meanings, but painted in a bright and cheerful way.
Turning the pages patiently in search of meanings.
Benjamin Alire Saenz
It's meanings that we need to coax into our lives.