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Object Quotes

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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

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

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

 

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

The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction,
is the first and only object of good government.
- Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

An ugly baby is a very nasty object -
and the prettiest is frightful.
- Queen Victoria

It is clear that every immediate object of our senses
both exists and is real in the primary meaning of these
terms so long as we remain aware of the object.
- Charles D. Broad

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

'Educational' refers to the process,
not the object.
Although, come to think of it, some of my teachers
could easily have been replaced by a cheeseburger.
- Terry Prachett

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

A signal is comprehended if it serves to make us notice
the object or situation it bespeaks.
A symbol is understood when we conceive the idea it presents.
- Susanne Langer

That's the object of going to a gym,
having fun.
- Joe Gold

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

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

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

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

I have always paid income tax.
I object only when it reaches a stage when I am threatened
with having nothing left for my old age -
which is due to start next Tuesday or Wednesday.
- Noel Coward

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

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

I never saw an ugly thing in my life:
for let the form of an object be what it may,
- light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful.
- John Constable

Very early, I knew that the only object in life was to grow.
- Margaret Fuller

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 never expected I would be connected to the Alpha
male as some kind of ancillary object,
and to this day it mystifies me.
- Courtney Love

Education has for its object the formation of character.
- Herbert Spencer

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

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

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

It is a beautiful trait in the lover's character,
that they think no evil of the object loved.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

The social object of skilled investment should be to
defeat the dark forces of time and ignorance which envelope our future.
- John Maynard Keynes

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

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

An expectation is a future object, recognised as belonging to me.
- Samuel Alexander

There is no object so soft but it makes a hub for the wheeled universe.
- Walt Whitman

We have to make philosophy itself an object of philosophical concern.
- Wilhelm Dilthey

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

An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit.
- Pliny the Elder

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

I know if I were in your generation I would be really
tired of seeing Sophia Loren as a sex object.
- Katherine Dunn

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

I wanted nothing else than to make the object as perfect as possible.
- Erno Rubik

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

A strong passion for any object will ensure success,
for the desire of the end will point out the means.
- Henry Hazlitt

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

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

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

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

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

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

My object is to stop the guy with the ball before he gains another inch.
- Dick Lane

The great object is that every man be armed.
- Patrick Henry

Art: If the object of poetry is, to make men,
then poetry is the heir of prophecy.
- Muhammad Iqbal

To know a man, observe how he wins his object,
rather than how he loses it; for when we fail,
our pride supports us - when we succeed,
it betrays us.
- Charles Caleb Colton

The sum and substance of female education in America,
as in England, is training women to consider marriage
as the sole object in life,
and to pretend that they do not think so.
- Harriet Martineau

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

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

It is, perhaps, better to be valued as an object of
passion than never to be valued at all.
- Angela Carter

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

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

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


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