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mo·tives

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  1. Motives

    Motives is a 2004 thriller starring Vivica A. Fox, Shemar Moore, Golden Brooks, Sean Blakemore and Keshia Knight Pulliam. The sequel, Motives 2, was released in 2007.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of motives in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of motives in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of motives in a Sentence

  1. Justice Thomas:

    Virtually every significant agency action is vulnerable to the kinds of allegations the Court credits today, it is not difficult for political opponents of executive actions to generate controversy with accusations of pretext, deceit, and illicit motives.

  2. Xie Feng:

    Do not be intimidated or misled, exploited by those with ulterior motives and in particular, do not be a rumour monger yourself, or join the anti-China forces in stigmatizing or demonizing the legislation.

  3. Francois De La Rochefoucauld:

    We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the motives that produced them.

  4. Eric Hoffer:

    The link between ideas and action is rarely direct. There is almost always an intermediate step in which the idea is overcome. De Tocqueville points out that it is at times when passions start to govern human affairs that ideas are most obviously translated into political action. The translation of ideas into action is usually in the hands of people least likely to follow rational motives. Hence, it is that action is often the nemesis of ideas, and sometimes of the men who formulate them. One of the marks of the truly vigorous society is the ability to dispense with passion as a midwife of action - the ability to pass directly from thought to action.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    It is only the human who wears the mask for its motives.

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