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Object Quote of the Day

Welcome to these Object Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

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

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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

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

The creation of something new
is not accomplished by the intellect
but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity.
The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.
- Carl Jung


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I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes
the objects of his creation
and is but a reflection of human frailty.
- Albert Einstein

Peace and abstinence from European interferences are our objects,
and so will continue while the present
order of things in America remain uninterrupted.
- Thomas Jefferson

In Art, man reveals himself and not his objects.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Communists have always played an active role
in the fight by colonial countries for their freedom,
because the short-term objects of Communism
would always correspond with
the long-term objects of freedom movements.
- Nelson Mandela

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank

Like an Owl, I am Alert, Patient, and Objective.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor,
mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

The objection to Puritans is not that
they try to make us think as they do,
but that they try to make us do as they think.
- H. L. Mencken

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past,
but by the love we're not extending in the present.
- Marianne Williamson

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

A bird does not sing because it has an answer.
It sings because it has a song.
- Chinese Proverb

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

Love means not ever having to say you're sorry.
- Erich Segal

A ship in harbor is safe -
but that is not what ships are for.
- John A. Shedd

Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus

Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves
that all of life is not black and white.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let parents bequeath to their children
not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
- Plato

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

The possession of knowledge does not
kill the sense of wonder and mystery.
There is always more mystery.
- Anais Nin

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

I am not a slave to my thoughts or emotions.
- Richard Carlson

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy
but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

Am I not destroying my enemies
when I make friends of them?
- Abraham Lincoln

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

An idea that is not dangerous is
unworthy of being called an idea at all.
- Oscar Wilde

The function of prayer is not to influence God,
but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it.
- Winston Churchill

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head,
and knows not that it brings abundance
to drive away the hunger.
- Saint Basil


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