Object Quotes

"Use every distraction as an obj...

"Use every distraction as an object of meditation and they cease to be distractions.โ€ --Mingyur Rinpoche
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"The object of t...

"The object of the Superior man is Truth" - Confucius.
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"We cannot alter objective facts. But subjective interpretatio...

"We cannot alter objective facts. But subjective interpretations can be altered as much as one likes. And we are inhabitants of a subjective world." _Ichiro Kishimi, The Courage to Be Disliked
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"Synchronicity reveals the meanin...

"Synchronicity reveals the meaningful connection between the subjective and objective world." (~Carl Jung)
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"Works of art, in my opinion, are the only objects in the material uni...

"Works of art, in my opinion, are the only objects in the material universe to possess internal order, and that is why, though I don't believe that only art matters, I do believe in Art for Art's sake." โ€” E. M. Forster
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"What happens when an immovable object meets an...

"What happens when an immovable object meets an unstoppable force? That depends. I mean, I don't know what it depends on and I don't want to know."
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โ€œLove is the discovery that others ar...

โ€œLove is the discovery that others are not others; beauty is the discovery that objects are not objects.โ€ ~Rupert Spira
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"The object of life is not to be on the side...

"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
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"The object and practice of liber...

"The object and practice of liberty lies in the limitation of government power." โ€”General Douglas MacArthur
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"He will launch a curse on the world, as man is the only animal that can...

"He will launch a curse on the world, as man is the only animal that can curse, it's his privilage; Perhaps by his curse alone he can attain his object. That is to convince himself he's a man, not a piano key." - Dostoevsky
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That is my principal objection to life, ...

That is my principal objection to life, I think: It's too easy, when alive, to make perfectly horrible mistakes. -Kurt Vonnegut
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Marcus Aurelius - "The object of life is not...

Marcus Aurelius - "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."
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"I have no objection to anyone's sex life...

"I have no objection to anyone's sex life as long as they don't practice it in the street and frighten the horses." - Oscar Wilde
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"Inanimate objects are classified scientifically into...

"Inanimate objects are classified scientifically into three major categories - those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost." โ€” Russell Baker
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The object of war is not to die fo...

The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his --George S Patton
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"Whenever you are angry, take a beautiful object in your house and smash it to pieces. ...

"Whenever you are angry, take a beautiful object in your house and smash it to pieces. The pity you feel for what you have done is silly compared to what you are doing to your mind: taking a sacred moment to be alive and desecrating it by being angry.โ€ --Kamand Kojouri
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"Thought' can only seen an...

"Thought' can only seen an aspect at a time; it can't see an object in it's entirety."
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"The very concept of objective tru...

"The very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world. Lies will pass into History." ~ George Orwell
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โ€œAt night, when the objective world has slunk back into its cavern and left dreamers to thei...

โ€œAt night, when the objective world has slunk back into its cavern and left dreamers to their own, there come inspirations and capabilities impossible at any less magical and quiet hour. No one knows whether or not he is a writer unless he has tried writing at night.โ€ - HP Lovecraft
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"Man is the only animal who causes p...

"Man is the only animal who causes pain to others with no other object than wanting to do so." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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In the meeting of an unstoppable fo...

In the meeting of an unstoppable force and an immovable object, the winner is determined by the wind. -Anonymous
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โ€œThe whole object of travel is not to set foot ...

โ€œThe whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot in oneโ€™s own country as a foreign land.โ€ - G.K. Chesterton
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"The object of life is not to be on the side...

"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.โ€ - Marcus Aurelius
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โ€œAlmost everyone in this room has a higher IQ than Darwin did. Yet Darwinโ€™s body now lies next...

โ€œAlmost everyone in this room has a higher IQ than Darwin did. Yet Darwinโ€™s body now lies next to Newtonโ€™s in Westminster Abbey. What a diligent, objective curiosity will do for you in life is elevate you above your intellectually betters who have minds that work faster.โ€ โ€” Charles Munger
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There is no object so foul t...

There is no object so foul that intense light will not make beautiful - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"Politics is the ski...

"Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects." โ€” Lester B. Pearson
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โ€œSome people will say that words like scum and rotten are wrong for Objective Journalism -- wh...

โ€œSome people will say that words like scum and rotten are wrong for Objective Journalism -- which is true, but they miss the point. It was the built-in blind spots of the Objective rules and dogma that allowed Nixon to slither into the White House in the first place.โ€ - Hunter S. Thompson
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"The care of human life and happiness, and not t...

"The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only legitimate object of good government." โ€”Thomas Jefferson (1809)
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The object of ...

The object of the superior man is truth. Confucius
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We live in a world where we want to fix humanity and still can't fee...

We live in a world where we want to fix humanity and still can't feed the poor, where we want to end poverty and still talk of money, and where peace is our main objective and still make tons of deadly weapons.
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โ€œHappiness is a h...

โ€œHappiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.โ€
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"I've found that all weak people share a basic obsession - they fixate on the idea of satisfa...

"I've found that all weak people share a basic obsession - they fixate on the idea of satisfaction. Anywhere you go men and women are like crows drawn by shiny objects. For some folks, the shiny objects are other people, and you'd be better off developing a drug habit." - Nic Pizzolatto
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There is no perfect object in th...

There is no perfect object in the universe, just useful defects. That's what makes the universe perfect.
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"Agitation over happenings which we are powerless to modify, either because they have not yet oc...

"Agitation over happenings which we are powerless to modify, either because they have not yet occurred or are occurring at an inaccessible distance us, achieves nothing beyond the inoculation of here and now with the remote or anticipated evil that is the object of our distress." -Aldous Huxley
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"Men can only be happy when they...

"Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness." -- George Orwell
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"People were created to be loved. Objects were creat...

"People were created to be loved. Objects were created to be used. The reason the world is in chaos is because objects are being loved and people are being used."
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โ€œThe object is to be encouraged tomorro...

โ€œThe object is to be encouraged tomorrow by todayโ€™s frustration, not frustrated tomorrow by todayโ€™s encouragementโ€œ -elTomador
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"False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the...

"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)
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"It is impossible to experien...

"It is impossible to experience one's death objectively and still carry a tune." โ€” Woody Allen
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โ€œIn Russia a man is called reactionary if...

โ€œIn Russia a man is called reactionary if he objects to having his property stolen and his wife and children murdered.โ€ Churchill
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Happiness is a how; no...

Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object. - Hermann Hesse
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"Choice of sources can shiel...

"Choice of sources can shield extreme bias behind a faรงade of objectivity." - Noam Chomsky
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"The object of life is not to be on the side...

"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
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โ€œWhen it comes to literature, obj...

โ€œWhen it comes to literature, objective analysis is only as deep as the ink on the page.โ€ ~Me, 2 days ago
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"Children hallow small things. A child is a priest of the ordinary, fulfilling a sacred office th...

"Children hallow small things. A child is a priest of the ordinary, fulfilling a sacred office that absolutely no one else can fill. The simplest gesture, the ephemeral movement, the commonest object all become precious beyond words when touched, noticed, lived by one's own dear child." Mike Mason.
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โ€œThe object of life is not to be on the side...

โ€œThe object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.โ€ - Marcus Aurelius
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"An object in possession seldom r...

"An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit." -Pliny the Younger, Letters
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"Self-consciousness found the thing to be like itse...

"Self-consciousness found the thing to be like itself, and itself to be like a thing; i.e. it is aware that it is in itself the objectively real world" - Hegel
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"To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather...

"To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail, our pride supports; when we succeed; it betrays us." ~Charles Caleb Colton
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"At its height, the state of being in ...

"At its height, the state of being in love threatens to obliterate the boundaries between ego and object."-Sigmund Freud
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In Japan, broken objects are often repaired with gold. Th...

In Japan, broken objects are often repaired with gold. The flaw is seen as a unique piece of the objectโ€™s history, which adds to itโ€™s beauty. Consider this when you feel broken.
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"...where once you had the freedom to object, to think and speak as y...

"...where once you had the freedom to object, to think and speak as you saw fit, you now have censors and systems of surveillance, coercing your conformity and soliciting your submission." - V (from V for Vendetta)
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"An object at rest stays at ...

"An object at rest stays at rest... unless acted upon by an unbalanced force" - Isaac Newton
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"Democracy would only remain in the minds and on paper, if among its...

"Democracy would only remain in the minds and on paper, if among its supporters there were no really power-loving natures, for which the people were just an object and the ideals-means to an end."-Oswald Spengler
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There is an invisible strength within...

There is an invisible strength within us; when it recognizes two opposing objects of desire, it grows stronger. -Rumi
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It's interesting when you're old enough to take a new, objective approach looking a...

It's interesting when you're old enough to take a new, objective approach looking at your parents, frame them in a way where you are actually taking yourself out of the equation and just look at the things that are true about their life. -Robert Downey, Jr.
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โ€œWhen a government is dependent upon bankers for money, they and not the leaders of the governme...

โ€œWhen a government is dependent upon bankers for money, they and not the leaders of the government control the situation, since the hand that gives is above the hand that takes. Money has no motherland; financiers are without patriotism and without decency; their sole object is gain.โ€ โ€• Napolรฉon
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"The object of life is not to be on the side...

"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
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Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in ...

Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship. The object of persecution is persecution. -George Orwell (1984)
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โ€œThe high value put upon every minute of time, the idea of...

โ€œThe high value put upon every minute of time, the idea of hurry-hurry as the most important objective of living, is unquestionably the most dangerous enemy of joy.โ€ โ€“ Hermann Hesse
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"If you want to live a happy li...

"If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects" -- (Albert Einstein)
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โ€œIf you want to live a happy l...

โ€œIf you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects.โ€ โ€•Albert Einstein
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"The great objects of our pursuit as a people are best to be att...

"The great objects of our pursuit as a people are best to be attained by peace, and are entirely consistent with the tranquillity and interests of the rest of mankind." -14th President Franklin Pierce
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