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Your law may be perfect, your knowledge of human affairs may be such as to enable you to apply it with wisdom and skill, and yet without individual acquaintance with men, their haunts and habits, the pursuit of the profession becomes difficult, slow, and expensive.
~By William Dunbar ~


I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
~By Barry Goldwater ~


The pursuit of happiness is in our Constitution. We're all entitled to have the best we can.
~By Loretta Swit ~


Better to die in the pursuit of civilized values, we believed, than in a flight underground. We were offering a value system couched in the language of science.
~By John Charles Polanyi ~


We must recognize the fact that many Nazis, Marxists and Fascists believe passionately in their fundamental rightness, and allow nothing to hinder them from their goal in the pursuit of their mission.
~By Dorothy Day ~


It is the dim haze of mystery that adds enchantment to pursuit.
~By Antoine Rivarol ~


Deficiency motivation doesn't work. It will lead to a life-long pursuit of try to fix me. Learn to appreciate what you have and where and who you are.
~By Wayne Dyer ~


The cloud that descended on Black Rock on Monday was not for the past but the future. How much will this debacle chill the pursuit of other risky investigations?
~By Tina Brown ~


I am not politically correct. I am all about the facts, I am all about the truth and I am all about Godly pursuits and what this country was built on, and I am not apologetic about it.
~By Luke Scott ~


It is commonly supposed that the art of pleasing is a wonderful aid in the pursuit of fortune; but the art of being bored is infinitely more successful.
~By Nicolas de Chamfort ~


Canada is the only country founded on the relentless pursuit of the rodent.
~By Preston Manning ~


There is certainly no absolute standard of beauty. That precisely is what makes its pursuit so interesting.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


I can plod. I can persevere in any definite pursuit. To this I owe everything.
~By William Carey ~


Nothing defines humans better than their willingness to do irrational things in the pursuit of phenomenally unlikely payoffs. This is the principle behind lotteries, dating, and religion.
~By Scott Adams ~


Not a moment had been lost by General Hooker in the pursuit of Lee.
~By Edward Everett ~


The pursuit of truth will set you free; even if you never catch up with it.
~By Clarence Darrow ~


The old interests of aristocracy - the romance of action, the exalted passions of chivalry and war - faded into the background, and their place was taken by the refined and intimate pursuits of peace and civilization.
~By Lytton Strachey ~


Not considering this opening worthy of more attention, I continued our pursuit to the Northwest, being desirous to embrace the advantages of the prevailing breeze.
~By George Vancouver ~


Iran's continued pursuit of nuclear weapons, support for international terrorist organizations, and abhorrent human rights practices pose one of the greatest threats to global security.
~By Allyson Schwartz ~


Some of us learned in a school of philosophy which taught that all was for the common good and nothing for oneself and have never, in any case, regarded the pursuit of happiness as anything other than an aberration of the human spirit.
~By John Grierson ~


All our pursuits, from childhood to manhood, are only trifles of different sorts and sizes, proportioned to our years and views.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


Someone told me there was a publisher that could find a good home for my songs, but I didn't want to give up my pursuit of a career in the business as an artist.
~By Michael Bolton ~


I and my colleagues here have been engaged in the pursuit of knowledge.
~By Frederick Sanger ~


I attribute the little I know to my not having been ashamed to ask for information, and to my rule of conversing with all descriptions of men on those topics that form their own peculiar professions and pursuits.
~By John Locke ~


The pursuit of science leads only to the insoluble.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


Nature of course is the best guide in the matter of choosing a pursuit.
~By James Payn ~


The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase: if you pursue happiness you'll never find it.
~By Carrie P. Snow ~


Even as we work to develop more sources of petroleum for the United States, we must continue our vigorous pursuit of alternative fuels, so that we can be powered by cleaner, more efficient sources of energy.
~By Virgil Goode ~


We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


I'm in pursuit of what cannot be achieved: perfection.
~By Andrew Vachss ~


If you watch Olivier's interviews, he has this reptilian tongue; it seems too big for his mouth. My pursuit of that became distracting, so I let it go. The thrill was finding the right pair of glasses.
~By Julian Sands ~


In fact, in more cases than not, when we are rational, we're actually unhappy. Emotion is good; passion is good. Being into what we're into, provided that it's a healthy pursuit, it's a good thing.
~By Frank Luntz ~


People truly reaching across boundaries - be they religious or race, political or geographic. A state that is sincerely civil and respectful of each individual's pathway toward life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness will be our goal.
~By Jon Huntsman, Jr. ~


The pursuit of happiness, which American citizens are obliged to undertake, tends to involve them in trying to perpetuate the moods, tastes and aptitudes of youth.
~By Malcolm Muggeridge ~


The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.
~By John Maynard Keynes ~


There is no such source of error as the pursuit of truth.
~By Samuel Butler ~


For the freedoms our founding fathers not only dreamed about, but made into reality. It is that same pursuit of freedom today that is helping to make our world a safer place.
~By John M. McHugh ~


I'm not sure what theory is, unless it's the pursuit of fundamental questions.
~By David Antin ~


Our theme for this year's festivities, Dreams and Challenges of Asian Pacific Americans, speaks to the many generations of Asian Pacific Americans who worked hard to overcome economic hardship, racism and other barriers in their pursuit of the American dream.
~By Lucille Roybal Allard ~


An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit.
~By Pliny the Elder ~


Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
~By Barry Goldwater ~


Saddam Hussein has been tenacious in his pursuit of weapons of mass destruction and, unless he is removed from power, he will eventually harm our nation and our allies. Every moment we delay allows him to grow stronger.
~By Richard Shelby ~


My reasons for declaring a sexual preference had to do less with the pursuit of personal freedom than with the lust for pure shock value.
~By Lance Loud ~


Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
~By Guillaume Apollinaire ~


We have a history of gender and racial bias on our court that continues to undermine the system. Excluding individuals based on race is antagonistic to the pursuit of justice.
~By Anita Hill ~


The argument that somehow we've got to get rid of minority scholarships so that we can have a free and fair America implies that we have a colorblind society where minorities are equal in their pursuit of funds to go to school.
~By William H. Gray ~


The decline of manners, the cynical pursuit without shame or restraint of personal advantage and of money characterizes our times, not without exceptions, of course, but more than we ought to be comfortable with.
~By J. Irwin Miller ~


There are few things more amusing in the world of politics than watching moderate Republicans charging to the right in pursuit of greater glory.
~By Mario Cuomo ~


The pursuit of excellence is less profitable than the pursuit of bigness, but it can be more satisfying.
~By David Ogilvy ~


And the fifteenth century was an impassioned age, so ardent and serious in its pursuit of art that it consecrated everything with which art had to ad as a religious object.
~By Walter Pater ~


My philosophy all my life has been the pursuit of excellence.
~By John Kluge ~


A wise and frugal Government, which shall retrain men from injuring one another, shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Great eagerness in the pursuit of wealth, pleasure, or honor, cannot exist without sin.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


An attitude to life which seeks fulfillment in the single-minded pursuit of wealth - in short, materialism - does not fit into this world, because it contains within itself no limiting principle, while the environment in which it is placed is strictly limited.
~By Charles Edwards ~


Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal of plan living and high thinking the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants. Man's happiness really lies in contentment.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


To understand the true quality of people, you must look into their minds, and examine their pursuits and aversions.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


And I think detente had manifestly failed, and that the pursuit of it was encouraging Soviet expansion and rendering the world more dangerous, and especially rendering the Western world in greater peril.
~By Jeane Kirkpatrick ~


There is not in the world so toilsome a trade as the pursuit of fame; life concludes before you have so much as sketched your work.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


The condition of the tribes which occupy the country set apart for them in the West is highly prosperous, and encourages the hope of their early civilization. They have for the most part abandoned the hunter state and turned their attention to agricultural pursuits.
~By Martin Van Buren ~


The Constitution guarantees us our rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. That's all. It doesn't guarantee our rights to charity.
~By Jesse Ventura ~


Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
~By Albert Einstein ~


I want anyone who believes in life, liberty, pursuit of happiness to succeed. And I want any force, any person, any element of an overarching Big Government that would stop your success, I want that organization, that element or that person to fail. I want you to succeed.
~By Rush Limbaugh ~


We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in order to reach its fruit; but the same blunder is made by every person who is over eager and impatient in the pursuit of pleasure.
~By William Ellery Channing ~


Humanity is the keystone that holds nations and men together. When that collapses, the whole structure crumbles. This is as true of baseball teams as any other pursuit in life.
~By Connie Mack ~


Your ability to communicate is an important tool in your pursuit of your goals, whether it is with your family, your co-workers or your clients and customers.
~By Les Brown ~


Our nation was founded on the principals of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
~By Leonard Boswell ~


The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursing his own education. This will not be a widely shared pursuit until we get over our odd conviction that education is what goes on in school buildings and nowhere else.
~By John W. Gardner ~


I have entered the field to die, if need be, for this government, and never expect to return to peaceful pursuits until the object of this war of preservation has become a fact established.
~By John A. Logan ~


The IRA has abandoned its armed struggle in pursuit of its goals by political means. This must be fully acknowledged. Continued challenge does nothing but obstruct and inhibit the peace process.
~By James T. Walsh ~


When I was young my Father used to tell me that the two most worthwhile pursuits in life were the pursuit of truth and of beauty and I believe that Alfred Nobel must have felt much the same when he gave these prizes for literature and the sciences.
~By Frederick Sanger ~


The pursuit of perfection always implies a definite aristocracy, which is as much a goal of effort as a noble philosophy, an august civil polity or a great art.
~By Ralph A. Cram ~


In my opinion, he only may be truly said to live and enjoy his being who is engaged in some laudable pursuit, and acquires a name by some illustrious action, or useful art.
~By Sallust ~


A man's love, till it has been chastened and fastened by the feeling of duty which marriage brings with it, is instigated mainly by the difficulty of pursuit.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


Whether the aim is in heaven or on earth, wisdom or wealth, the essential condition of its pursuit and attainment is always security and order.
~By Johan Huizinga ~


Music shouldn't be based around money or politics. Music should be a bunch of people that really do great songs together doing them together for the pursuit of having a good time.
~By Jerry Only ~


Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us a wild-goose chase, and is never attained. Follow some other object, and very possibly we may find that we have caught happiness without dreaming of it.
~By Nathaniel Hawthorne ~


Women have seldom sufficient employment to silence their feelings; a round of little cares, or vain pursuits frittering away all strength of mind and organs, they become naturally only objects of sense.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft ~


Lies are essential to humanity. They are perhaps as important as the pursuit of pleasure and moreover are dictated by that pursuit.
~By Marcel Proust ~


The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


It is not in the pursuit of happiness that we find fulfillment, it is in the happiness of pursuit.
~By Denis Waitley ~


The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


We must recover the element of quality in our traditional pursuit of equality. We must not, in opening our schools to everyone, confuse the idea that all should have equal chance with the notion that all have equal endowments.
~By Adlai E. Stevenson ~


Everything depends on a good job - strong families, strong communities, the pursuit of the American dream, and a tax base to support schools for our kids and services for our seniors.
~By Bob Taft ~


From the beginning of the Radiation Laboratory, I have had the rare good fortune of being in the center of a group of men of high ability, enthusiastic and completely devoted to scientific pursuits.
~By Ernest Lawrence ~


I know that if the peace movement takes its message boldly to the Negro people a powerful force can be secured in pursuit of the greatest goal of all mankind. And the same is true of labor and the great democratic sections of our population.
~By Paul Robeson ~


The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and its errors, its successes and its setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned.
~By Dag Hammarskjold ~


What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


For this generation, ours, life is nuclear survival, liberty is human rights, the pursuit of happiness is a planet whose resources are devoted to the physical and spiritual nourishment of its inhabitants.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


The preserve of ambition and folly in pursuit of illusion, or delusion.
~By Derek Jarman ~


There is no such thing as the pursuit of happiness, but there is the discovery of joy.
~By Joyce Grenfell ~


It is not history which uses men as a means of achieving - as if it were an individual person - its own ends. History is nothing but the activity of men in pursuit of their ends.
~By Karl Marx ~


Just stop for a minute and you'll realize you're happy just being. I think it's the pursuit that screws up happiness. If we drop the pursuit, it's right here.
~By James Hillman ~


Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


The People have a right to the Truth as they have a right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
~By Frank Norris ~


At the time I came along, Hollywood's idea of teen movies meant there had to be a lot of nudity, usually involving boys in pursuit of sex, and pretty gross overall. Either that or a horror movie. And the last thing Hollywood wanted in their teen movies was teenagers!
~By John Hughes ~


If things don't come easy, there is no premium on effort. There should be joy in the chase, zest in the pursuit.
~By Branch Rickey ~


But my most favourite pursuit, after my daily exertions at the Foundry, was Astronomy. There were frequently clear nights when the glorious objects in the Heavens were seen in most attractive beauty and brilliancy.
~By James Nasmyth ~

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