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We call the intention good which is right in itself, but the action is good, not because it contains within it some good, but beca ...
Other countries drink to get drunk, and this is accepted by everyone; in France, drunkenness is a consequence, never an intention. ...
If psychoanalysis emerged just before World War I to deal with the repressions of Puritanism, the hedonistic age has its counterpa ...
I can get dressed earlier in the evening with every intention of going to a dance at midnight, but somehow after the theatre the t ...
Even today . . . experts, usually male, tell women how to be mothers and warn them that they should not have children if they have ...
Laws should be interpreted in a liberal sense so that their intention may be preserved.
Parenthood is not an object of appetite or even desire. It is an object of will. There is no appetite for parenthood; there is onl ...
True wit has a grave intention.
Aimless drifting also fulfills an intention.
... [a] girl one day flared out and told the principal "the only mission opening before a girl in his school was to marry one of t ...
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