Things Quotes

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Things are in the saddle,
And ride mankind.

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False values begin with the worship of things.

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The best thing to do with the best things in life is to give them up.

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The goal of all inanimate objects is to resist man and ultimately to defeat him.
— The New York Times
There is a purity to things that I've never been able to find in another human being.
Only a just appreciation of things will enable us to possess them in tranquility, or console ourselves for their loss.

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I like to walk about amidst the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private wealth I should decline, or any sort of personal possessions, because they would take away my liberty.

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