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

Tags: Growing, Passion  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.

Tags: Beautiful, Ugly  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

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

Tags: Moment, Theory  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

The object of the superior man is truth.

Tags: Superior, Truth  ✍ Author: Paulo Coelho

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

Tags: Complex, Whole  ✍ Author: John Dewey

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

Tags: Crisis, Government  ✍ Author: Marc Faber

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

Tags: Seeing, Seriously  ✍ Author: Samuel Goldwyn

The great object is that every man be armed.

Tags: Armed, Great  ✍ Author: Patrick Henry

If the object of poetry is, to make men, then poetry is the heir of prophecy.

Tags: Men, Poetry  ✍ Author: Muhammad Iqbal

All thought must, directly or indirectly, by way of certain characters, relate ultimately to intuitions, and therefore, with us, to sensibility, because in no other way can an object be given to us.

Tags: Characters, Thought  ✍ Author: Immanuel Kant

The idea is that the object has a language unto itself.

Tags: Idea, Language  ✍ Author: Anil Kapoor

The object of oratory alone in not truth, but persuasion.

Tags: Alone, Truth  ✍ Author: Rose Macaulay

Nothing can have value without being an object of utility.

Tags: Utility, Value  ✍ Author: Karl Marx

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

Tags: Bureaucrat, Him  ✍ Author: Karl Marx

Every beloved object is the center point of a paradise.

Tags: Paradise, Point  ✍ Author: Novalis

Never fight an inanimate object.

Tags: Fight, Funny  ✍ Author: P. J. O\'Rourke

Meaning is what essence becomes when it is divorced from the object of reference and wedded to the word.

Tags: Meaning, Word  ✍ Author: Willard Van Orman Quine

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

Tags: Dreams, Realize  ✍ Author: Man Ray

Ecology should be object lessons that the world sees, that explains in a visceral, physical way, the attributes of God.

Tags: God, Physical  ✍ Author: Abdus Salam

To me, the object of practicing is to allow you to play what you hear. But you're always hearing new things, so you never get to the end of it.

Tags: End, Hear  ✍ Author: David Sanborn

There is no satisfaction in hanging a man who does not object to it.

Tags: Hanging  ✍ Author: George Bernard Shaw

The mysteries of faith are degraded if they are made into an object of affirmation and negation, when in reality they should be an object of contemplation.

Tags: Faith, Reality  ✍ Author: Simone Weil

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

Tags: Makes, Universe  ✍ Author: Walt Whitman

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

Tags: Belonging, Future  ✍ Author: Samuel Alexander

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.

Tags: Thought, Virtue  ✍ Author: Samuel Alexander
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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.

Tags: Future, Thought  ✍ Author: Samuel Alexander

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

Tags: Great, Mind  ✍ Author: Washington Allston

I am going to have to stick to the script. If I muck around with the words it will defeat the object.

Tags: Defeat, Words  ✍ Author: Clive Anderson

The least touchable object in the world is the eye.

Tags: Eye  ✍ Author: Rudolf Arnheim

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

Tags: Oneself, Passive  ✍ Author: Simone de Beauvoir

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

Tags: Good, Intentions  ✍ Author: Andre Braugher

I basically look at PR as something you do if there's an object in mind. But my ego doesn't need it.

Tags: Ego, Mind  ✍ Author: Nolan Bushnell

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

Tags: Passion, Perhaps  ✍ Author: Angela Carter

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

Tags: Nature, Painting  ✍ Author: Paul Cezanne

No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object.

Tags: Temptation, Value  ✍ Author: Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

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.

Tags: Desire, Purpose  ✍ Author: Robin G. Collingwood

Truth is the object of philosophy, but not always of philosophers.

Tags: Philosophy, Truth  ✍ Author: John Churton Collins

In no way can sport be considered a luxury object.

Tags: Considered, Luxury  ✍ Author: Pierre de Coubertin

I think that most New Yorkers would object to calling me a New Yorker. I didn't grow up here.

Tags: Grow, Here  ✍ Author: Sloane Crosley

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

Tags: Art, Literary  ✍ Author: Robert Delaunay

I'm not writing fairy tales or object lessons.

Tags: Fairy, Writing  ✍ Author: Junot Diaz

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

Tags: Concern, Philosophy  ✍ Author: Wilhelm Dilthey

'Mary Poppins,' the movie, was an object of mockery if you were a student in the '60s, something to be laughed at.

Tags: Movie, Student  ✍ Author: Richard Eyre

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

Tags: Devil, Love  ✍ Author: Henry Fielding

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

Tags: Aura, Flesh  ✍ Author: Lucian Freud

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

Tags: Longer, Real  ✍ Author: Lucian Freud

The main object of a revolution is the liberation of man... not the interpretation and application of some transcendental ideology.

Tags: Liberation, Revolution  ✍ Author: Jean Genet

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.

Tags: Facts, Once  ✍ Author: Alberto Giacometti

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

Tags: Fun, Gym  ✍ Author: Joe Gold

Desire creates its own object.

Tags: Creates, Desire  ✍ Author: Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

To be the object of someone's obsession is horrible.

Tags: Obsession, Someone  ✍ Author: Tippi Hedren

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.

Tags: Large, Law  ✍ Author: Theodor Herzl

Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.

Tags: Happiness, Talent  ✍ Author: Hermann Hesse

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

Tags: Law, Value  ✍ Author: Tojo Hideki

Take an object. Do something to it. Do something else to it.

Tags: Else  ✍ Author: Jasper Johns

The object of Literature is to instruct, to animate, or to amuse.

Tags: Amuse, Literature  ✍ Author: George Henry Lewes

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

Tags: Connected, Male  ✍ Author: Courtney Love

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

Tags: Adequate, Science  ✍ Author: Gabriel Marcel

I'm a boxer who believes that the object of the sport is to hit and not get hit.

Tags: Believes, Hit  ✍ Author: Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

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

Tags: Body, Self  ✍ Author: George H. Mead

Possession without obligation to the object possessed approaches felicity.

Tags: Obligation, Possession  ✍ Author: George Meredith

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

Tags: Human, Treated  ✍ Author: Bijou Phillips

Knowing demands the organ fitted to the object.

Tags: Knowing, Organ  ✍ Author: William Plomer

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

Tags: Great, Rights  ✍ Author: James K. Polk

'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.

Tags: Process, Teachers  ✍ Author: Terry Prachett

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

Tags: Pursuit, Seldom  ✍ Author: Robin Wright

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.

Tags: Astronomy, Measured  ✍ Author: Charles Francis Richter

To be honest, I really don't like being the sex object.

Tags: Honest, Sex  ✍ Author: Izabella Scorupco

The object of war is victory; that of victory is conquest; and that of conquest preservation.

Tags: Victory, War  ✍ Author: Charles de Secondat

Obedience is the primary object of all sound education.

Tags: Education, Sound  ✍ Author: Anna Sewell

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

Tags: Follow, Motivational  ✍ Author: Swami Sivananda

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

Tags: Rail, Roads  ✍ Author: Gerrit Smith

Education has for its object the formation of character.

Tags: Character, Education  ✍ Author: Herbert Spencer

If the child has not an object that it can occupy itself with, it feels ennui; for it does not yet know how to occupy itself with itself.

Tags: Child, Feels  ✍ Author: Max Stirner

The seed is a household object but at the same time it is a revolutionary symbol.

Tags: Seed, Time  ✍ Author: Ai Weiwei

The first years in Parliament I did nothing - nothing to any purpose. My own distinction was my darling object.

Tags: Parliament, Purpose  ✍ Author: William Wilberforce
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