paradoxical intention quotes

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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.
Art has no cosmology, it gives us no view of the universe; every distinct work of art gives us a little cosmology of its own, and ...
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.
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