Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty.
Art can only be truly Art by presenting an adequate outward symbol of some fact in the interior life.
Every advertisement should be thought of as a contribution to the complex symbol which is the brand image.
Art is the symbol of the two noblest human efforts: to construct and to refrain from destruction.
Homo sapiens is the species that invents symbols in which to invest passion and authority, then forgets that symbols are inventions.
Your true traveller finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty - his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.
In some South Pacific cultures, a speaker holds a conch shell as a symbol of temporary position of authority. Leaders must understand who holds the conch that is, who should be listened to and when.
The whole earth is the tomb of heroic men and their story is not given only on stone over their clay but abides everywhere without visible symbol woven into the stuff of other mens lives.
All that passes is raised to the dignity of expression; all that happens is raised to the dignity of meaning. Everything is either symbol or parable.
Mickey Mouse is, to me, a symbol of independence. He was a means to an end.
Nature is a temple in which living columns sometimes emit confused words. Man approaches it through forests of symbols, which observe him with familiar glances.
The truth has never been of any real value to any human being - it is a symbol for mathematicians and philosophers to pursue. In human relations kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
Being a sex symbol is a heavy load to carry, especially when one is tired, hurt and bewildered.
I would never want to be a member of a group whose symbol was a guy nailed to two pieces of wood.
Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.