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It is the duty and high privilege of every human being to endeavor to improve himself. Effort at self-improvement is the definition sometimes given for religion. It may relate to our actions or to our convictions. In our actions we should aim at goodness; in our convictions, at truth.
Joseph P. Bradley
As a system of philosophy it is not like the Tower of Babel, so daring its high aim as to seek a shelter against God's anger; but it is like a pyramid poised on its apex.
We now need to look beyond our immediate future and aim higher and farther.
A terrorist is one who kills innocents for the pursuit of a political aim.
Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Father of the Republic, made it his great aim in his revolutionary leadership to secure freedom and equality of status for China among the nations of the world.
Look, I think if you talk down to a kid or aim specifically at a kid, most kids aren't gonna like it, really, because most kids can feel when you are being patronizing.
The common thread for everything I do is this idea of a Web-services architecture. What does that mean? It means taking components of software and systems and having them be self-describing, so that you can aim them, ask them what their capabilities are, and communicate with them using a standard protocol.
The formation of one's character ought to be everyone's chief aim.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Better have failed in the high aim, as I, Than vulgarly in the low aim succeed As, God be thanked! I do not.
The very aim and end of our institutions is just this: that we may think what we like and say what we think.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
You can only have one aim per debate.
I don't aim to offend.
Providence has nothing good or high in store for one who does not resolutely aim at something high or good. A purpose is the eternal condition of success.
My aim is to make the poor look rich and the rich look poor.
We should aim for our children to be good people, and to live ethical lives that manifest concern for others as well as for themselves.
Psychologists really aim to be scientists, white-coat stuff, with elaborate statistics, running experiments.
I aim to direct as much as I act at some point in time.
Certainly, light fiction exists and encompasses mysteries or second-class romance novels, books that are read on the beach, whose only aim is to entertain. These books are not concerned with style or creativity - instead they are successful because they are repetitive and follow a template that readers enjoy.
At a time when we aim to accelerate our efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals and define a bold agenda for the period beyond 2015, the role of charity can and should grow. U.N. bodies such as the U.N. Volunteers Programme and UNICEF offer venues for people across the world to get involved.
Heterosexuality is dangerous. It tempts you to aim at a perfect duality of desire.
A sight game is that I am hurt, but I aim to make you believe I am not even hurt, and with this confidence appearing on my face, I don't panic, otherwise your opponent will know that you are hurt. That's the whole art game in boxing.
My aim is to create the perfect dress!
I never really worked in Hollywood. Some American producers came to Europe to shoot films with me, so it's a different situation... It was not my aim.
Well, marriage is a very important part of our culture and our society. If we want to have a hopeful and decent society, we ought to aim for the ideal.
John F. Kennedy
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