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Only an artist can interpret the meaning of life.
- Novalis

As an artist, I want to interpret my feelings -
not run across the street and ask what my mother thinks.
- Ralph Bakshi

But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma,
a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own
mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
- Umberto Eco

What some people interpret as brooding melancholy is serenity.
I don't feel required to grasp all the time.
- David Guterson

 

Copy nature and you infringe on the work of our Lord.
Interpret nature and you are an artist.
- Jacques Lipchitz

My job is to interpret the law based on how the legislature
and the court has done it and then,
of course, to use our system of justice to develop
some new legal tools and new concepts.
- Bill Scott

And every now and then people find the bugs,
and they interpret those as cool failures in the Sims terms.
For them it's like a treasure hunt, you know.
- Will Wright

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How will decent people in the region ever believe in
peace if Arab terrorists interpret every gesture of
peace as a display of weakness and then act accordingly?
- Tom Lantos

Judges should interpret the law, not make it.
- Lamar S. Smith

The common behavior of mankind is the system of reference
by means of which we interpret an unknown language.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Actors take risks all the time.
We put ourselves on the line.
It is creative to be able to interpret someone's words
and breathe life into them.
- Patty Duke

I tend to resist invitations to interpret my own fiction.
- J. M. Coetzee

I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma,
a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own
mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
- Umberto Eco

Symptoms, those you believe you recognize,
seem to you irrational because you take them in an isolated manner,
and you want to interpret them directly.
- Jacques Lacan

When you look like you stepped out of a catalog,
that's never good.
People shouldn't succumb to trend, they should interpret trend.
- Rachel Zoe

We must interpret a bad temper as a sign of inferiority.
- Alfred Adler

I've made this decision not to talk to the press about
anything that's gone on in my life,
but just to write music about it.
They can interpret it themselves.
- Bijou Phillips

Advertising is the ability to sense,
interpret...
to put the very heart throbs of a business into type,
paper and ink.
- Leo Burnett

I think that I do separate myself a fair amount.
And I don't feel like I am representing women.
That's up to however people interpret it once they sort of see it.
- Joan Allen

We not only interpret the character of events...
we may also interpret our interpretations.
- Kenneth Burke

Those who dare to interpret God's will must never claim
Him as an asset for one nation or group rather than another.
- Robert Runcie

The soul is so far from being a monad that we have
not only to interpret other souls to ourself but to
interpret ourself to ourself.
- T. S. Eliot

Our ideas must be as broad as Nature if they are to interpret Nature.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

My emotions lose their force when I endeavor to interpret them,
and my words seem very inept.
- Pierre Loti

I was not looking for my dreams to interpret my life,
but rather for my life to interpret my dreams.
- Susan Sontag

I get the lyrics of a tune and interpret them my way.
- Kylie Minogue

Our friends interpret the world and ourselves to us,
if we take them tenderly and truly.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

Genius is not perfected, it is deepened.
It does not so much interpret the world as fertilize itself with it.
- Andre Malraux

It is easier to learn to interpret dreams if you have
a reason to use them for something constructive.
You apply your dream insights to making constructive changes in your life.
- Henry Reed

I'm trying to interpret the film through the director's head,
but it all comes out through me.
So, a composer is kind of like a psychic medium.
- Danny Elfman

An actor must interpret life, and in order to do so
must be willing to accept all the experiences life has to offer.
In fact, he must seek out more of life than life puts at his feet.
- James Dean

Fortunately art is a community effort -
a small but select community living in a spiritualized
world endeavoring to interpret the wars and the solitudes of the flesh.
- Allen Ginsberg

Everything is beautiful, all that matters is to be able to interpret.
- Camille Pissarro

And I like to interpret music.
So I think it's all interpretive.
- Katey Sagal

As I've gone along, I felt like I was discovering an
aspect of my voice that I didn't know was there:
an ability to interpret a song in a way that makes it more accessible.
- Tom Wopat

It's good to know how to read, but it's dangerous to
know how to read and not how to interpret what you're reading.
- Mike Tyson

A society that does not correctly interpret and appreciate
its past cannot understand its present fortunes and
adversities and can be caught unawares in a fast changing world.
- Ibrahim Babangida

Everyone is of course free to interpret the work in his own way.
I think seeing a picture is one thing and interpreting it is another.
- Jasper Johns

If art has a purpose, it is to interpret life,
reproduce it in fresh visions.
- Catherine Drinker Bowen

To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty,
to interpret it is his problem, and to express it his dedication.
- Marlon Brando

It's better for the listener to interpret their own meanings to the music.
- Kelly Jones

The legislature's job is to write law.
It's the executive branch's job to interpret law.
- George W. Bush

I enjoy being given a certain amount of freedom in
order to interpret or to come up with stuff,
but I do enjoy collaboration.
I seek and thrive on projects where I am going to learn
from the people I'm working with.
- William Kempe

I find it difficult to believe that God would want
us to strip the courts of their powers to interpret the laws of this land,
albeit with the divergent opinions.
I shudder that my colleagues do not understand the
dynamics of the Federal judiciary.
- Alcee Hastings

Occasionally we have to interpret an international treaty -
one,
perhaps, affecting airlines and liability for injury
to passengers or damage to goods.
Then, of course, we have to look to the precedents
of other member nations in resolving issues.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

We know that this man has a proven record of being
a 'strict constructionist.'
Our President has given us his word that he will interpret
the Constitution rather than make new laws from the bench.
- Rod Parsley

You cannot simply put something new into a place.
You have to absorb what you see around you,
what exists on the land, and then use that knowledge
along with contemporary thinking to interpret what you see.
- Tadao Ando

I don't dream songs.
I'm more apt to write dreams down and then to be able
to interpret them into a song.
I also tend to get up and write prose in the morning
from which will come songs.
- Judy Collins

I listened to Billie Holiday a lot in order to learn to sing.
She remains one of the extraordinary jazz singers.
But my intent is to become my own voice,
to be able to interpret these songs in my own way.
- Madeleine Peyroux

It is time...
to end the long-standing and unproductive methodological
debate over 'originalism' versus 'dynamism' or 'evolution'
and focus instead on how,
as a substantive matter, we should interpret the Constitution
in the twenty-first century,
and what it has to say on questions unimaginable to
our eighteenth-century Framers.
- Diane Wood

Ideological warriors whether from the Left or the Right
are bad news for the bench.
They tend to make law, not interpret law.
And that's not what any of us should want from our judges.
- Charles Schumer

I went to Concord, a young woman from the backwoods,
firm in belief that Emerson was the first of living men.
He was the modern Moses who had talked with God apart
and could interpret Him to us.
- Rebecca H. Davis

Usually, those persons closest to the incoming President
will be the main leaders of the Transition effort.
They are most familiar with his policies and practices,
and are able to interpret his wishes regarding the
structure and staffing of the new Administration.
- Richard V. Allen

You see, it's never the environment;
it's never the events of our lives,
but the meaning we attach to the events -
how we interpret them -
that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow.
- Tony Robbins

We are the only beings on the planet who lead such
rich internal lives that it's not the events that matter most to us,
but rather, it's how we interpret those events that
will determine how we think about ourselves and how
we will act in the future.
- Tony Robbins

But at the time when he wrote, Englishmen,
with the rarest exceptions, wrote only in French or Latin;
and when they began to write in English,
a man of genius, to interpret and improve on him,
was not found for a long time.
- George Saintsbury

To illustrate what I mean, an apt dancer may be in
thorough unison with the others in that particular group,
and at the same time reveal a difference in dancing temperament,
rhythm or technique; she may phrase,
accentuate or actually interpret differently.
- Florenz Ziegfeld

I like to interpret 'Call me a River',
as if I'm saying, 'Now you're telling me you love me after all that,
and I'm telling you to shove off.' That's my interpretation.
But I would never 'say' that because somebody else
might interpret the song in another way.
- Diana Krall

All I'm going to tell you is investigations,
whether it be this and others, where you have partial facts,
analysts, agents are always trying to interpret what those facts mean,
extrapolate from them what they mean.
- Robert Mueller

They need to learn poetry.
They don't need to learn about poetry.
They don't need to be told how to interpret poetry.
They don't need to be told how to understand poetry.
They need to learn it.
- Peter Davison

I was able to interpret the difference between the sharp,
quick sound and the slow, deep sound of percussion and manipulate it,
get a third sound out of things, if the beats were rapid enough.
- Sunny Murray

Any successful nominee should possess both the temperament
to interpret the law and the wisdom to do so fairly.
The next Supreme Court Justice should have a record
of protecting individual rights and a strong willingness
to put aside any political agenda.
- Bennie Thompson

Science investigates religion interprets.
Science gives man knowledge which is power
Religion gives man wisdom which is control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Home interprets heaven.
Home is heaven for beginners.
- Charles Henry Parkhurst

The past is malleable and flexible, changing as our
recollection interprets and re-explains what has happened.
- Peter Berger

The internet interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.
- John Gilmour

We all know here that the law is the most powerful
of schools for the imagination.
No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth.
- Jean Giraudoux

I am sworn to uphold the Constitution as Andy Johnson
understands it and interprets it.
- Andrew Johnson

The difference between religion and morality lies simply
in the classical division of things into the divine and the human,
if one only interprets this correctly.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

The man who interprets Nature is always held in great honor.
- Zora Neale Hurston

The Net interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.
- John Gilmore


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