Ends

People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices.

He who forgives ends the quarrel.

He who forgives ends the quarrel.

The end cannot justify the means for the simple and obvious reason that the means employed determine the nature of the ends produced.

The end cannot justify the means for the simple and obvious reason that the means employed determine the nature of the ends produced.

The end cannot justify the means for the simple and obvious reason that the means employed determine the nature of the ends produced.

“Ends” are mere appearances, landmarks strewn haphazard along a path whose issue is hidden from you.

All men seek one goal: success or happiness. The only way to achieve true success is to express yourself completely in service to society. First, have a definite, clear, practical ideal - a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends - wisdom, money, materials and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.

When we deliberate it is about means and not ends.

Where choice begins, Paradise ends, innocence ends, for what is Paradise but the absence of any need to choose this action?

True creativity often starts where language ends.

Man - every man - is an end in himself, not a means to the ends of others. He must live for his own sake, neither sacrificing himself to others nor sacrificing other to himself; he must work for his rational self-interest, with achievement of his own happiness as the highest moral purpose of his life.

All moral rules must be tested by examining whether they tend to realize ends that we desire. I say ends that we desire, not ends that we ought to desire... Outside human desires there is no moral standard.

Laziness grows on people; it begins in cobwebs, and ends in iron chains. The more one has to do the more he is able to accomplish.

Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.

Friendship often ends in love, but love in friendship never.

Great men often obtain their ends by means beyond the grasp of vulgar intellect, and even by methods diametrically opposite to those which the multitude would pursue. But, to effect this, bespeaks as profound a knowledge of mind as that philosopher evinced of matter, who first produced ice by the agency of heat

Treat others as ends, never as means.

Where mystery begins religion ends.

Men may be known six different ways, viz. – 1. by their countenances; 2. their words; 3. their actions; 4. their tempers; 5. their ends; and 6. by the relation of others.