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Sensitiveness is closely allied to egotism; and excessive sensibility is only another name for morbid self-consciousness. The cure for tender sensibilities is to make more of our objects and less of our selves.
Christian Nestell Bovee
We are all instruments endowed with feeling and memory. Our senses are so many strings that are struck by surrounding objects and that also frequently strike themselves.
Women have seldom sufficient employment to silence their feelings; a round of little cares, or vain pursuits frittering away all strength of mind and organs, they become naturally only objects of sense.
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.
On the one hand, there are individual actions such as throwing, pushing, touching, rubbing. It is these individual actions that give rise most of the time to abstraction from objects.
The human brain is probably one of the most complex single objects on the face of the earth; I think it is, quite honestly.
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.
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food; sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites.
In Los Angeles all the loose objects in the country were collected, as if America had been tilted and everything that wasn't tightly screwed down had slid into Southern California.
Bowling is all physics and energy distribution. It's F = ma. So it is actually one of the most science-y sports, because it literally is just a ball and a surface and objects to knock down.
From this time on, the universe is built up into an aggregate of permanent objects connected by causal relations that are independent of the subject and are placed in objective space and time.
I would drown in objects if I didn't have the ability to photograph them.
Now why should the cinema follow the forms of theater and painting rather than the methodology of language, which allows wholly new concepts of ideas to arise from the combination of two concrete denotations of two concrete objects?
At first sight experience seems to bury us under a flood of external objects, pressing upon us with a sharp and importunate reality, calling us out of ourselves in a thousand forms of action.
Peace and abstinence from European interferences are our objects, and so will continue while the present order of things in America remain uninterrupted.
Objects in pictures should so be arranged as by their very position to tell their own story.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The 'I think' which Kant said must be able to accompany all my objects, is the 'I breathe' which actually does accompany them.
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
It is only in the world of objects that we have time and space and selves.
T. S. Eliot
That which you create in beauty and goodness and truth lives on for all time to come. Don't spend your life accumulating material objects that will only turn to dust and ashes.
Gossip is what you say about the objects of flattery when they aren't present.
P. J. O'Rourke
Gravity is a contributing factor in nearly 73 percent of all accidents involving falling objects.
Conventional show-biz savvy held that Americans hated to be the objects of satire.
Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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