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«Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics.»
«Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production; and the interest of the producer ought to be attended to, only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer.»
«If insemination were the sole biological function of sex, it could be achieved far more economically in a few seconds of mounting and insertion. Indeed, the least social of mammals mate with scarcely more ceremony. The species that have evolved long-term bonds are also, by and large, the ones that rely on elaborate courtship rituals. . . . Love and sex do indeed go together.»
Author: Edward O. Wilson
, by and large
, go together
, one species
, social function
«After all, what is your host's purpose in having a party? Surely not for you to enjoy yourself; if that were their sole purpose, they'd have simply sent champagne and women over to your place by taxi.»
«Chaos of thought and passion, all confused; Still by himself abused or disabused; Created half to rise, and half to fall; Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all; Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurled, - The glory, jest, and riddle of the»
Author: Alexander Pope
«Curiosity is only in vanity. Most frequently we wish not to know, but to talk. We would not take a sea voyage for the sole pleasure of seeing without hope of ever telling.»
«As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.»
Author: Carl Gustav Jung
, human existence
, the darkness
«As the happiness of the people is the sole end of government, so the consent of the people is the only foundation of it, in reason, morality, and the natural fitness of things»
«Education can no longer be the sole property of the state.»
«A hopeful disposition is not the sole qualification to be a prophet.»