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Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Do not sit down in Satan's easy chair of do-little, but arise and aim at the elevated standard which it is your privilege to attain.
Ellen G. White
My aim is just to make good music every single time.
Prize-Fighting is not the aim of boxing. This noble exercise ought not to be judged by the dishonesty or the low lives of too many of its professional followers. Let it stand alone, an athletic practice, on the same footing as boating or football.
John Boyle O'Reilly
Let woman out of the home, let man into it, should be the aim of education. The home needs man, and the world outside needs woman.
Pearl S. Buck
The leader must aim high, see big, judge widely, thus setting himself apart form the ordinary people who debate in narrow confines.
Charles de Gaulle
Down through the centuries, this trick has been tried by various establishments throughout the world. They force people to get involved in the kind of examination that has only one aim and that is to stamp out dissent.
A coalition of groups is waging a massive propaganda campaign against the president of the United States. an all-out attack. Their aim is total victory for themselves and total defeat for him.
Gerald R. Ford
To attempt the destruction of our passions is the height of folly. What a noble aim is that of the zealot who tortures himself like a madman in order to desire nothing, love nothing, feel nothing, and who, if he succeeded, would end up a complete monster!
When I write, I aim in my mind not toward New York but toward a vague spot a little to the east of Kansas.
Not failure, but low aim is sin.
Benjamin E. Mays
What is your aim in philosophy? To show the fly the way out of the fly-bottle.
Passive righteousness tells us that God does not need our good works. Active righteousness tells us that our neighbor does. The aim and direction of good works are horizontal, not vertical.
Life is very nice, but it lacks form. It's the aim of art to give it some.
The real killers in the business world aren't the ones who aim for the top, it's the ones who aim for two notches below the top.
My aim in painting has always been the most exact transcription possible of my most intimate impression of nature.
Adulthood is the ever-shrinking period between childhood and old age. It is the apparent aim of modern industrial societies to reduce this period to a minimum.
My aim in life is not to judge.
My aim then was to whip the rebels, to humble their pride, to follow them to their inmost recesses, and make them fear and dread us.
William Tecumseh Sherman
In seeking absolute truth we aim at the unattainable and must be content with broken portions.
Aim for the chopping block. If you aim for the wood, you will have nothing. Aim past the wood, aim through the wood; aim for the chopping block.
I believe in the saying, 'If you aim at nothing, you're going to hit nothing.' So if you don't set goals, then you have nowhere to go.
You don't have to be a wreck. You don't have to be sick. One's aim in life should be to die in good health. Just like a candle that burns out.
I've been known to throw watermelons, backstage, at people who are giving me news I don't want to hear. But I never aim for the head.
I work more now because at this time of my life I am not disturbed from my aim by outside pressures such as family, passionate relationships, dealing with 'who am I?' - those complications when one is searching for one's self.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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