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The object of golf is not just to win.
by Phil Mickelson

The object of golf is not just to win.
It is to play like a gentleman, and win.
- Phil Mickelson

I hate to play a tournament in which I'm not contending.
It's just not any fun for me.
- Phil Mickelson

I think a college education is important no matter what you do in life.
- Phil Mickelson

It'll be nice not to have to use my fake IDs anymore.
- Phil Mickelson

 

I have come to understand and appreciate writers much
more recently since I started working on a book last fall.
Before that, I thought golf writers got up every morning,
played a round of golf, had lunch, showed up for our
last three holes and then went to dinner.
- Phil Mickelson

Not every difficult and dangerous thing
is suitable for training,
but only that which is conducive to success
in achieving the object of our effort.
- Epictetus

The moment a person forms a theory,
his imagination sees in every object
only the traits which favor that theory.
- Thomas Jefferson

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The object of education is to prepare the young
to educate themselves throughout their lives.
- Robert M. Hutchins

I object to violence because
when it appears to do good,
the good is only temporary;
the evil it does is permanent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I will far rather see the race of man extinct
than that we should become less than beasts
by making the noblest of God's creation,
woman, the object of our lust.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Never fight an inanimate object.
- P. J. O'Rourke

It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and
unchangeable color to every object;
beware of this stumbling block.
- Paul Gauguin

Crave for a thing, you will get it.
Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
- Swami Sivananda

When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next
to a God made object like a tree or flower.
If it clashes, it is not art.
- Paul Cezanne

The object of war is not to die for your country but
to make the other bastard die for his.
- George S. Patton

The will is never free - it is always attached to an object,
a purpose.
It is simply the engine in the car -
it can't steer.
- Joyce Cary

A man nearly always loves for other reasons than he thinks.
A lover is apt to be as full of secrets from himself
as is the object of his love from him.
- Ben Hecht

With pop stars or film stars, we become the object
of people's self-definition,
as well as the object of sexual definition.
- George Michael

The self thus becomes aware of itself,
at least in its practical action, and discovers itself
as a cause among other causes and as an object subject
to the same laws as other objects.
- Jean Piaget

The object of studying philosophy is to know one's own mind,
not other people's.
- Dean Inge

The object of teaching a child is to enable him to
get along without his teacher.
- Elbert Hubbard

It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished
conscience than to compass any object however great.
- William Ellery Channing

If somebody hits you with an object you should beat the hell out of them.
- Charles Barkley

I object to people running down the future.
I am going to live all the rest of my life there.
- Charles Kettering

Certainly not every good program is object-oriented,
and not every object-oriented program is good.
- Bjarne Stroustrup

The longer you look at an object, the more abstract it becomes,
and, ironically, the more real.
- Lucian Freud

To make oneself an object, to make oneself passive,
is a very different thing from being a passive object.
- Simone de Beauvoir

If Art relates itself to an Object, it becomes descriptive,
divisionist, literary.
- Robert Delaunay

Every view, and every object I studied attentively,
by viewing them again and again on every side,
for I was anxious to make a lasting impression of it on my imagination.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Admiration is a very short-lived passion,
that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
- Joseph Addison

Our systems, perhaps, are nothing more than an unconscious apology for our faults,
a gigantic scaffolding whose object is to hide from us our favorite sin.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

For an object under the eye will appear very different
from the same object placed above it;
in an inclosed space,
very different from the same in an open space.
- Marcus V. Pollio

Smith and Carlos aside, I object to using the Olympic
awards stand to make a political statement.
- Brent Musburger

All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the
quality of the object to which we are attached by love.
- Baruch Spinoza

Be still with yourself until the object of your attention affirms your presence.
- Minor White

Violent passions are formed in solitude.
In the busy world no object has time to make a deep impression.
- Henry Home

The object of most prayers is to wangle an advance on good intentions.
- Robert Brault

I can say, Christ has been my only object;
thank God,
my righteousness too...
Hold fast to Christ.
- John Nelson Darby

A chair is a very difficult object.
A skyscraper is almost easier.
That is why Chippendale is famous.
- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

The attacks of which I have been the object have broken
the spring of life in me...
People don't realize what it feels like to be constantly insulted.
- Edouard Manet

Confusion of sign and object is original sin coeval with the word.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

Talent is always conscious of its own abundance,
and does not object to sharing.
- Alexander Solzehnitsyn

If an eloquent speaker speak not the truth,
is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?
- Thomas Carlyle

I also use women as a sex object; maybe I'm kinky.
However, I like to talk to them as well.
- Oliver Reed

Chess is a sport.
The main object in the game of chess remains the achievement of victory.
- Max Euwe

The aura given out by a person or object is as much
a part of them as their flesh.
- Lucian Freud

For me an object is something living.
This cigarette or this box of matches contains a secret
life much more intense than that of certain human beings.
- Joan Miro

The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land;
it is at last to set foot on one's own country as a foreign land.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

This is very similar to astronomy where different magnitudes
are assigned to the brightness of an astronomical object,
depending on the range of wavelengths being measured.
- Charles Francis Richter

I do not object to the construction of rail roads and canals.
- Gerrit Smith

The object of war is victory; that of victory is conquest;
and that of conquest preservation.
- Charles de Secondat

When the American spirit was in its youth,
the language of America was different:
Liberty,
sir, was the primary object.
- Patrick Henry

The object of the law of value is to elucidate the
actual exchange relations of commodities.
- Rudolf Hiferding

A painting is finished when the subject comes back,
when what has caused the painting to be made comes back as an object.
- Howard Hodgkin

The moral law commands us to make the highest possible
good in a world the final object of all our conduct.
- Paul Ricoeur

No inanimate object is ever fully determined by the
laws of physics and chemistry.
- Michael Polanyi

The least touchable object in the world is the eye.
- Rudolf Arnheim

Nature is a collective idea, and, though its essence
exist in each individual of the species,
can never in its perfection inhabit a single object.
- Henry Fuseli

The object of the superior man is truth.
- Confucius

A work of art that contains theories is like an object
on which the price tag has been left.
- Alexander Pope

For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
- Karl Marx

Our object in the construction of the state is the
greatest happiness of the whole,
and not that of any one class.
- Plato

Animals of all classes, old and young,
shrink with instinctive fear from any strange object approaching them.
- William Henry Hudson

The fundamental purpose of a novel like Count Julian
is to achieve the unity of object and means of representation,
the fusion of treason as scheme and treason as language.
- Juan Goytisolo

By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory;
the only object of respect that can never excite envy.
- George Bancroft

Scratch most feminists and underneath there is a woman
who longs to be a sex object.
The difference is that is not all she wants to be.
- Betty Rollin

An object is not first imagined or thought about and then expected or willed,
but in being actively expected it is imagined as future
and in being willed it is thought.
- Samuel Alexander

The Catholic Church has never really come to terms with women.
What I object to is being treated either as Madonnas or Mary Magdalenes.
- Shirley Williams

Liberty is the proper end and object of authority,
and cannot subsist without it; and it is liberty to that which is good,
just, and honest.
- John Winthrop

But a science is exact to the extent that its method
measures up to and is adequate to its object.
- Gabriel Marcel


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