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The whole object of the Prophets and the Sages was to declare that a limit is set to human reason where it must halt.
The object of Literature is to instruct, to animate, or to amuse.
George Henry Lewes
What I object to the current government intervention in so-called 'solving the crisis', they haven't solved anything. They've just postponed it.
It has never been my object to record my dreams, just the determination to realize them.
Some people object to libertarian ideas because there are too many irresponsible people in the world - people who will cause trouble if the government doesn't restrain them.
If there's any object in human experience that's a precedent for what a computer should be like, it's a musical instrument: a device where you can explore a huge range of possibilities through an interface that connects your mind and your body, allowing you to be emotionally authentic and expressive.
People try to treat technology as an object, and it can't be. It can only be a channel.
Although Salinger had long since cut me out of his life completely and made it plain that he had nothing but contempt for me, the thought of becoming the object of his wrath was more than I felt ready to take on.
The object of oratory alone in not truth, but persuasion.
Thomas B. Macaulay
I don't know if you have ever been the object of someone's obsession - but if it's not of your desire, it is horrible. It is really awful.
Being the object of Alfred Hitchcock's obsession was horrific, but while he ruined my career, he could never ruin my life.
An ugly baby is a very nasty object - and the prettiest is frightful.
The object of preaching is to constantly remind mankind of what they keep forgetting; not to supply the intellect, but to fortify the feebleness of human resolutions.
The problem with fame is you no longer belong to you. You lose your persona and become the object of other people's obsession. I feel watched 90% of the time, but that is something I drew with the cards that I drew.
The world is given to me only once, not one existing and one perceived. Subject and object are only one. The barrier between them cannot be said to have broken down as a result of recent experience in the physical sciences, for this barrier does not exist.
The least touchable object in the world is the eye.
You may think of me as an object of desire and I'm going to tell you that I can be in front of you naked and not be erotic.
The seed is a household object but at the same time it is a revolutionary symbol.
Very early, I knew that the only object in life was to grow.
The self thus becomes aware of itself, at least in its practical action, and discovers itself as a cause among other causes and as an object subject to the same laws as other objects.
The devil take me, if I think anything but love to be the object of love.
When the object that is produced, the photographic image has the ability to make tears come to your eyes; to inspire you to the point where you have to catch your breath, then nothing else matters.
My object will be, if possible, to form Christian men, for Christian boys I can scarcely hope to make.
An expectation is a future object, recognised as belonging to me.
For psychological purposes the most important differences in conation are those in virtue of which the object is revealed as sensed or perceived or imaged or remembered or thought.
The Pulitzer isn't a physical object. You can't hold it in your hand. You get some money ($7,500 in my day), and you get a little Tiffany's paperweight with your name on it and the image of Joseph Pulitzer suspended in the crystal. When people see my 'Pulitzer' (I keep it in my sock drawer), they are pretty amazed at its meagerness.
I cannot say how strongly I object to people using other people's writing as research. Research is non-fiction, especially for horror, fantasy, science fiction. Do not take your research from other people's fiction. Just don't.
Laurell K. Hamilton
The whole nuclear-arms-control and non-proliferation policy of the nuclear powers is a fraud: The Americans could not prevent the Soviets from replicating their weaponry, and then could not object when the British did the same.
In the West there has always been the attempt to try make the religious building, whether it's a Medieval or Renaissance church, an eternal object for the celebration of God. The material chosen, such as stone, brick, or concrete, is meant to eternally preserve what is inside.
This is the great object held out by this association; and the means of attaining it is illumination, enlightening the understanding by the sun of reason which will dispell the clouds of superstition and of prejudice.
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