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There is an invisible strength within us; when it recognizes two opposing objects of desire, it grows stronger.
Eventually everything connects - people, ideas, objects. The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se.
The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.
Most people think that shadows follow, precede or surround beings or objects. The truth is that they also surround words, ideas, desires, deeds, impulses and memories.
It is easy to romanticize poverty, to see poor people as inherently lacking agency and will. It is easy to strip them of human dignity, to reduce them to objects of pity. This has never been clearer than in the view of Africa from the American media, in which we are shown poverty and conflicts without any context.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Thus self-love as one part of human nature, and the several particular principles as the other part, are, themselves, their objects and ends, stated and shown.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
A beach is not only a sweep of sand, but shells of sea creatures, the sea glass, the seaweed, the incongruous objects washed up by the ocean.
Curiosity is natural to the soul of man and interesting objects have a powerful influence on our affections.
Here in Barcelona, it's the architects who built the buildings that made the city iconic who are the objects of admiration - not a bunch of half-witted monarchs.
The darkness of death is like the evening twilight; it makes all objects appear more lovely to the dying.
I don't like to design single objects. I like my pieces to have a relationship to each other. They can be mother and child, like the Schmoo salt and pepper shakers, or brother and sister like the Birdie salt and peppers, or cousins, like most of my dinnerware sets.
If you'd rather live surrounded by pristine objects than by the traces of happy memories, stay focused on tangible things. Otherwise, stop fixating on stuff you can touch and start caring about stuff that touches you.
And so it is, that both the Devil and the angelic Spirit present us with objects of desire to awaken our power of choice.
We at BMW do not build cars as consumer objects, just to drive from A to B. We build mobile works of art.
It is only in the world of objects that we have time and space and selves.
T. S. Eliot
Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Within this widest concept of object, and specifically within the concept of individual object, Objects and phenomena stand in contrast with each other.
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.
E. M. Forster
He who observes etiquette but objects to lying is like someone who dresses fashionably but wears no vest.
High aims form high characters, and great objects bring out great minds.
My movie is born first in my head, dies on paper; is resuscitated by the living persons and real objects I use, which are killed on film but, placed in a certain order and projected on to a screen, come to life again like flowers in water.
Just as love is an orientation which refers to all objects and is incompatible with the restriction to one object, so is reason a human faculty which must embrace the whole of the world with which man is confronted.
I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty.
Our culture's obsession with vintage objects has rendered us unable to separate history from nostalgia. People want heart. They want a chaser of emotion with their aesthetics.
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