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The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.
Thomas A. Edison
The moment a person forms a theory, his imagination sees in every object only the traits which favor that theory.
No object is so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly.
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.
The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.
George S. Patton
To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true that the suicide braves death, he does it not for some noble object but to escape some ill.
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.
The object of the superior man is truth.
The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
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.
If you must hold yourself up to your children as an object lesson, hold yourself up as a warning and not as an example.
George Bernard Shaw
The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher.
Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
There is no satisfaction in hanging a man who does not object to it.
George Bernard Shaw
War - An act of violence whose object is to constrain the enemy, to accomplish our will.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
With our technology, with objects, literally three people in a garage can blow away what 200 people at Microsoft can do. Literally can blow it away. Corporate America has a need that is so huge and can save them so much money, or make them so much money, or cost them so much money if they miss it, that they are going to fuel the object revolution.
Our object in the construction of the state is the greatest happiness of the whole, and not that of any one class.
The great object is that every man be armed.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
Nature cannot be tricked or cheated. She will give up to you the object of your struggles only after you have paid her price.
When the American spirit was in its youth, the language of America was different: Liberty, sir, was the primary object.
Devote each day to the object then in time and every evening will find something done.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.
Jump out the window if you are the object of passion. Flee it if you feel it. Passion goes, boredom remains.
All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we are attached by love.
That said, your values will not always be the object of public admiration. In fact, the more you live by your beliefs, the more you will endure the censure of the world.
Just as love is an orientation which refers to all objects and is incompatible with the restriction to one object, so is reason a human faculty which must embrace the whole of the world with which man is confronted.
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