Aim Quotes

Don't fear failure. β€” Not failure, but...

Don't fear failure. β€” Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail. - Bruce Lee
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"A leader is best when people barely know he e...

"A leader is best when people barely know he exists. When his work is done, his aim fulfilled, the people will say: we did it ourselves." -Lao Tzu
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 12
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"The aim for discussion or ...

"The aim for discussion or argument should not be victory, but progress" Joseph Joubert
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 04
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β€œPursue one great decisiv...

β€œPursue one great decisive aim with force and determination.” β€” Carl von Clausewitz
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 04
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"My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim,...

"My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I'm happy. I can't figure it out. What am I doing right?" β€” Charles M. Schulz
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 16
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The aim of art is to represent not...

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance - Aristotle
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 03
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People tell you to think before yo...

People tell you to think before you speak because misdirected words hurt just as bad as poorly aimed bullets.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 06
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β€œDon’t fear failure. Not failure, but ...

β€œDon’t fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.” - Bruce Lee
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 05
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"Anxiety is aiming a...

"Anxiety is aiming at everything and shooting at nothing." β€”Unknown
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 27
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β€œAn arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. When life ...

β€œAn arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. When life is dragging your back with difficulties, it means it’s going to launch you into something great. So just focus, and keep aiming”
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 07
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"It's important to ...

"It's important to see reality,if you truly wish to aim higher"
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 03
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"Genetics loads the gun, personality and psychology...

"Genetics loads the gun, personality and psychology aim it, and your experiences pull the trigger." - Jim Clemente, FBI behavioral analyst and criminal profiler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 31
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"The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one’s time def...

"The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one’s time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all." ~ H.L. Mencken
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 19
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An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. So when life is dra...

An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. So when life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means that it’s going to launch you into something great. So just focus, and keep aiming.” Stephanie Simpson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 17
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Aim for th...

Aim for the highest -- Andrew Carnegie
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 13
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"Aiming low i...

"Aiming low is a crime " Dr.A.P.J Abdul Kalam
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 13
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"The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap betwee...

"The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink." β€” George Orwell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 16
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β€œIf it’s true that our species is alone in the un...

β€œIf it’s true that our species is alone in the universe, then I’d have to say the universe aimed rather low and settled for very little.β€œ - George Carlin
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"If it's true that our species is alone in the uni...

"If it's true that our species is alone in the universe, then I'd have to say that the universe aimed rather low and settled for very little." β€” George Carlin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 04
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An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. When life ...

An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. When life is dragging your back with difficulties, it means it’s going to launch you into something great. So just focus, and keep aiming”
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 09
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"The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all; it is s...

"The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all; it is simply to reduce as many individuals as possible to the same safe level, to breed a standard citizenry, to put down dissent and originality." -- H.L. Mencken
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 27
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β€œFanaticism consists in redoubl...

β€œFanaticism consists in redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.” - George Santayana
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 27
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β€œThe ultimate aim of the ego...

β€œThe ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something.” β€” Muhammad Iqbal
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 01
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β€œThe whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace...

β€œThe whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by an endless series of hobgoblins, most of them imaginary.” – H. L. Mencken
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 29
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"The great aim of educa...

"The great aim of education is not knowledge but action." (Herbert Spencer)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 02
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Don't aim for perfection. ...

Don't aim for perfection. Aim for 'better than yesterday'. - πŸ“– Izey Victoria Odiase
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 03
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"The aim of torture is to destroy a person as...

"The aim of torture is to destroy a person as a human being, to destroy their identity and soul. It is more evil than murder." - Inge Genefke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 19
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"It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of l...

"It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it." -- Arnold Toynbee
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 30
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"A goal is not always meant to b...

"A goal is not always meant to be reached; it often serves simply as something to aim at." - Bruce Lee
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 01
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β€œNot failure, but low aim, is t...

β€œNot failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.” -Bruce Lee
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 26
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"Any woman who thinks the way to a man's...

"Any woman who thinks the way to a man's heart is through his stomach is aiming about 10 inches too high." β€” Adrienne E. Gusoff
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 29
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β€œDon't aim for perfection...

β€œDon't aim for perfection. Aim for 'better than yesterday'.” ― Izey Victoria Odiase
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 27
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"It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of l...

"It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it." β€” Arnold Toynbee
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 02
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"The greater danger for most of us lies not in setti...

"The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark." - Michaelangelo
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 15
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A goal is not always meant to b...

A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at. -- Bruce Lee
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 18
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"The greatest danger for most of us is not t...

"The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it." - Michelangelo
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 24
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Guilt is really the reverse side of the coin o...

Guilt is really the reverse side of the coin of pride. Guilt aims at self-destruction, and pride aims at the destruction of others. - BILL WILSON
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 12
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"If it's true that our species is alone in the un...

"If it's true that our species is alone in the universe, then I'd have to say the universe aimed rather low and settled for very little." --George Carlin
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 28
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"The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap betwee...

"The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink." β€” George Orwell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 31
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A leader is best when people barely know he ...

A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. - Lao Tzu
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 31
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β€œThe heart is an arrow. I...

β€œThe heart is an arrow. It demands aim to land true.” ― Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 24
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β€œDon’t ever aim your doubt at ...

β€œDon’t ever aim your doubt at yourself. Laugh at yourself, but don’t doubt yourself.” -Alan Alda
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 18
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"The aim is to balance the terr...

"The aim is to balance the terror of being alive with the wonder of being alive." - Carlos Castaneda
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 06
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"Any woman who thinks the way to a man's...

"Any woman who thinks the way to a man's heart is through his stomach is aiming about 10 inches too high." β€” Adrienne E. Gusoff
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 09
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"The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one's time defending sc...

"The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one's time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all." - H. L. Mencken US editor (1880 - 1956)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 17
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β€œ...one of the aims of totalitarianism is not merely to make sure ...

β€œ...one of the aims of totalitarianism is not merely to make sure that people will think the right thoughts, but actually to make them less conscious.” George Orwell (β€œPolitics vs. Literature”) (Sept. 1946)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 26
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"A leader is best when people barely know that he exists, […] o...

"A leader is best when people barely know that he exists, […] of a good leader, who talks little, when his work is done, his aims fulfilled, they will all say, 'We did this ourselves.' " Lao Tzu.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 29
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Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place - that is, ...

Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place - that is, the unique you. Have an aim in life, continuously acquire knowledge, work hard, and have perseverance to realise the great life - A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 19
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Most people have never learne...

Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it. Samuel Butler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 10
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"If you aim at noth...

"If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time." -Zig Ziglar
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The only time I'm not m...

The only time I'm not moving forward is when I'm taking aim - Fredrik Backman
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 16
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This is what our aim is: to make the killer nameless, to make the ...

This is what our aim is: to make the killer nameless, to make the victims famous, to make sure their sacrifice provokes changes. - rapper SoloD in his tribute track to the Stoneman Douglas School shooting
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 17
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β€œThe aim and final end of all music should ...

β€œThe aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.” - Johann Sebastian Bach
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 18
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"You're dead if you aim only...

"You're dead if you aim only for kids. Adults are only kids grown up, anyway." - Walt Disney
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 05
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"My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim,...

"My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I'm happy. I can't figure it out. What am I doing right?" β€” Charles M. Schulz
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 11
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"In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to a...

"In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution." β€”Alexander Hamilton
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 29
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"The ultimate aim of VR is to captur...

"The ultimate aim of VR is to capture reality in such a way as to never need to capture it again" - Rudolf P Belmar
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 05
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β€œHappiness is the meaning and the...

β€œHappiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” ― Aristotle
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The whole art of government consists in the art of being hone...

The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest. Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail." β€”Thomas Jefferson "Suggestions for the King (1775)
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β€œOne should aim to be worthy....

β€œOne should aim to be worthy. But worthy of what? Worthy of one's self.” ~ Daniel N. Robinson
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Times and conditions change so rap...

Times and conditions change so rapidly that we must keep our aim constantly focused on the future. Walt Disney
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Not failure, but...

Not failure, but low aim, is crime. James Russell Lowell
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"Our great danger in this life is not that we...

"Our great danger in this life is not that we aim too high and fail, but that we aim too low and succeed" - The Rational Male by Rollo Tomassi
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 10
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β€œAim above morality. Be no...

β€œAim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.” Henry David Thoreau
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 11
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"The greater danger for most of us lies not in setti...

"The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low and achieving our mark." - Michelangelo.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 18
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Do not fear failure. Not failure, but ...

Do not fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts, it is glorious even to fail. - Bruce Lee
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 28
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β€œThere are three responses to a pie...

β€œThere are three responses to a piece of design – yes, no, and WOW! Wow is the one to aim for.” - Milton Glaser
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 27
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"Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right ...

"Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life." - Dr. David M. Burns
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 08
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"The scientific man does not aim at an immediate result. He do...

"The scientific man does not aim at an immediate result. He does not expect that his advanced ideas will be readily taken up. His work is like that of a planter--for the future." -Nikola Tesla
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"Shoot and Aim or Aim ...

"Shoot and Aim or Aim and Shoot?... Depends on how many bullets you have."
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β€œThere are three responses to a pie...

β€œThere are three responses to a piece of design – yes, no, and WOW! Wow is the one to aim for.” - Milton Glaser
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 16
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We believe in freedom, justice, security, but it's only pure when they're applied universally. So...

We believe in freedom, justice, security, but it's only pure when they're applied universally. So certainly if I rage against the machine, my aim was only to clean the germs out of the circuitry. The moment you refuse the human rights of just a few, what happens when that few includes you? -B.Ali
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"Aim above morality. Be no...

"Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.” - Henry David Thoreau
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 05
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"The greatest danger for most of us is not t...

"The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it." - Michelangelo
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 29
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If you aim to cheat the dev...

If you aim to cheat the devil, you at least owe him an offering - James Delos (Westworld)
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Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right ...

Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Dr. David M. Burns
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 29
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β€œOur plans miscarry because they have no ai...

β€œOur plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.” Seneca
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 23
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"A leader is best when people barely know he...

"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves." -Lao Tzu
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β€œIf on your own you can fulfill the v...

β€œIf on your own you can fulfill the vision you have for your life and work, then you are aiming too low.” -John Maxwell
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"Aim for the stars,...

"Aim for the stars, at least you'll be on the coconut tree" - Dad
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You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and stri...

You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times & to endure failure. Persist!The world needs all you can give. - E. O. Wilson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 21
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"I learn so much about myself and realize that I s...

"I learn so much about myself and realize that I simply need to β€œfocus the camera” a little more to catch a better glimpse of what I’m ACTUALLY aiming for."
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"The aim of art, the aim of a life can only be to increase the sum of freedom an...

"The aim of art, the aim of a life can only be to increase the sum of freedom and responsibility to be found in every man and in the world. It cannot, under any circumstances, be to reduce or suppress that freedom, even temporarily." -Albert Camus
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 08
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"Keep a cool head and maintain a lo...

"Keep a cool head and maintain a low profile. Never take the lead - but aim to do something big." - Deng Xiaoping
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β€œWe aim above the ...

β€œWe aim above the mark to hit the mark.” β€”Ralph Waldo Emerson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 01
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"The aim of art is to represent not...

"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance." ~ Aristotle
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 09
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The pseudo-ethicists may accuse someone for adultery but they set up tr...

The pseudo-ethicists may accuse someone for adultery but they set up traps for the ones that are of different ideology, ethnicity, race, religion etc, or they purposely don't do their best to help, aiming at causing harm.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 06
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"Aim high - E...

"Aim high - Expect nothing" - Rudolf P Belmar
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 14
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