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The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it is attached, even death. - Blaise Pascal


People of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon and seldom drive business home to it's conclusion, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success. - Sir Francis Bacon


Use harms and even destroys beauty. The noblest function of an object is to be contemplated. - Miguel de Unamuno y Jugo


Talent is always conscious of its own abundance, and does not object to sharing. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn


But all art is sensual and poetry particularly so. It is directly, that is, of the senses, and since the senses do not exist without an object for their employment all art is necessarily objective. It doesn't declaim or explain, it presents. - William Carlos Williams


The heaviest object in the world is the body of the woman you have ceased to love. - Marquis de Vauvenargues


An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit. - Pliny the Younger


The object of philosophy is to prove that you are right in doing what you want. - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great. - William Ellery Channing