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Object Quote of the Day

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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

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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

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

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

 

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

We think of the noble object for which the professor appears to-night,
we may be assured that the Lord will forgive any one
who will laugh at the professor.
- Stephen Leacock

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

Within this widest concept of object,
and specifically within the concept of individual object,
Objects and phenomena stand in contrast with each other.
- Edmund Husserl

The self has the characteristic that it is an object to itself,
and that characteristic distinguishes it from other
objects and from the body.
- George H. Mead

I'd always been treated like an object,
not like a human.
- Bijou Phillips

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

It has been one of my difficulties, in arguing this
question out of doors with friends or strangers,
that I rarely find any intelligible agreement as to the object of the war.
- Richard Cobden

When we did the sign outside, we did not do the cigarette
or the mug of beer because it was going to be outside.
I wasn't sure if the city would object.
- John Gates

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

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

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

For, if a good speaker, never so eloquent,
does not see into the fact, and is not speaking the truth of that -
is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?
- Thomas Carlyle

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

The object of oratory alone in not truth,
but persuasion.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

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

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

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

No object is mysterious.
The mystery is your eye.
- Elizabeth Bowen

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

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

I object to you using words like squander and pork.
What is pork in one part of the country is an essential project in another part.
- John Breaux

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces;
but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.
- Richard Burton

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

I have always recognized that the object of business
is to make money in an honorable manner.
I have endeavored to remember that the object of life is to do good.
- Peter Cooper

The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority,
but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
- Marcus Aurelius

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

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

They might object to some of my opinions,
but they don't object to my behavior as a judge.
- Roy Moore

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

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

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

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

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

Obedience is the primary object of all sound education.
- Elizabeth Missing Sewell

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

The object of all the former voyages to the South Seas
undertaken by the command of his present majesty,
has been the advancement of science and the increase of knowledge.
- William Bligh

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

Psychology is still trying to explain the perception
of the position of an object in space,
along with its shape, size, and so on,
and to understand the sensations of color.
- James J. Gibson

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

The message here is you cannot, under any circumstances,
throw an object at an official.
You just cannot do it.
- Stu Jackson

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

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

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

Parenthood is not an object of appetite or even desire.
It is an object of will.
There is no appetite for parenthood;
there is only a purpose or intention of parenthood.
- Robin G. Collingwood

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

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

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

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

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

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 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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