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Object Quotes

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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

Related topics: Motivational Success

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The political object is the goal, war is the means of reaching it,
and the means can never be considered in isolation form their purposes.
- Karl Von Clausewitz

I seriously object to seeing on the screen what belongs in the bedroom.
- Samuel Goldwyn

The devil take me, if I think anything but love to be the object of love.
- Henry Fielding

It is ever the invisible that is the object of our profoundest worship.
With the lover it is not the seen but the unseen that he muses upon.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

The very women who object to the morals of a notoriously beautiful actress,
grow big with pride when an admirer suggests their
marked resemblance to this stage beauty in physique.
- Minna Antrim

The NFL today has bigger, stronger, bodies than ever,
moving faster than ever, hitting a stationary object
harder than ever before -
so the physics of the hit have changed.
- Leigh Steinberg

The true object of all human life is play.
Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

Our first object is...
the obtaining of sovereignty, assured by international law,
over a portion of the globe sufficiently large to satisfy our just requirements.
- Theodor Herzl

The natural movement of one's soul is upwards.
But just as any object is dragged down when a heavy weight is tied to it,
the burden of the body drags down the soul.
- Vinoba Bhave

Once the object has been constructed,
I have a tendency to discover in it,
transformed and displaced,
images, impressions, facts which have deeply moved me.
- Alberto Giacometti

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

My wife is a sex object - every time I ask for sex,
she objects.
- Les Dawson

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

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

There is not a fiercer hell than the failure in a great object.
- John Keats

Belief is nothing but a more vivid, lively,
forcible, firm, steady conception of an object,
than what the imagination alone is ever able to attain.
- David Hume

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

For psychological purposes the most important differences
in conation are those in virtue of which the object
is revealed as sensed or perceived or imaged or remembered or thought.
- Samuel Alexander

I must have something to engross my thoughts,
some object in life which will fill this vacuum,
and prevent this sad wearing away of the heart.
- Elizabeth Blackwell

The whole object of the Prophets and the Sages was
to declare that a limit is set to human reason where it must halt.
- Maimonides

It has never been my object to record my dreams,
just the determination to realize them.
- Man Ray

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

At the lowest cognitive level, they are processes of experiencing,
or, to speak more generally, processes of intuiting
that grasp the object in the original.
- Edmund Husserl

I hardly need to abstract things, for each object is unreal enough already,
so unreal that I can only make it real by means of painting.
- Max Beckmann

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

I search for the realness, the real feeling of a subject,
all the texture around it...
I always want to see the third dimension of something...
I want to come alive with the object.
- Andrew Wyeth

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

What I object to the current government intervention
in so-called 'solving the crisis',
they haven't solved anything.
They've just postponed it.
- Marc Faber

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

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 government in peace and in war is not
the glory of rulers or of races,
but the happiness of common man.
- William Beveridge

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

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

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

An excuse becomes an obstacle in your journey to success
when it is made in place of your best effort or when
it is used as the object of the blame.
- Bo Bennett

I felt it was part of the spirit of the whole program
to do more than simply make an object.
- Martin Puryear

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

Only those who look with the eyes of children can lose
themselves in the object of their wonder.
- Eberhard Arnold

The object of China's strategy is inexorably to supplant
the United States as the world's premier economic power,
and if necessary, to defeat us militarily.
- Frank Gaffney

The object of this competition is not to be mean to
the losers but to find a winner.
The process makes you mean because you get frustrated.
- Simon Cowell

Enormous enlargements of an object or a fragment give
it a personality it never had before,
and in this way, it can become a vehicle of entirely
new lyric and plastic power.
- Fernand Leger

Painting from nature is not copying the object;
it is realizing one's sensations.
- Paul Cezanne

The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it is attached,
even death.
- Blaise Pascal

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

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

Distinction is the consequence, never the object of a great mind.
- Washington Allston

Jump out the window if you are the object of passion.
Flee it if you feel it.
Passion goes, boredom remains.
- Coco Chanel

I liked Live and Let Die, where money was no object.
- Julie Harris

Possession without obligation to the object possessed approaches felicity.
- George Meredith

One great object of the Constitution was to restrain
majorities from oppressing minorities or encroaching upon their just rights.
- James K. Polk

Truth is the object of philosophy, but not always of philosophers.
- John Churton Collins

As long as my pictures go into theaters and we ask
people to pay to see what I do on the screen,
I should not object if customers want to know what kind of man I am.
- Alan Ladd

People see you as an object, not as a person,
and they project a set of expectations onto you.
People who don't have it think beauty is a blessing,
but actually it sets you apart.
- Candice Bergen

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

The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth,
is to shut it again on something solid.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

By object is meant some element in the complex whole
that is defined in abstraction from the whole of which it is a distinction.
- John Dewey

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

Architects in the past have tended to concentrate their
attention on the building as a static object.
I believe dynamics are more important:
the dynamics of people,
their interaction with spaces and environmental condition.
- John Portman

For my part, if I consider poetry as an object,
I maintain that it is born of the necessity of adding
a vocal sound (speech) to the hammering of the first tribal music.
- Eugenio Montale


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