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The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement.
~By George Will ~


I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led, and bearding every authority which stood in their way.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


You must be passionate, you must dedicate yourself, and you must be relentless in the pursuit of your goals. If you do, you will be successful.
~By Steve Garvey ~


In the end, my pursuit of the elusive New York State driver's license became about much more than a divorced woman's learning to drive for the first time.
~By Suzanne Vega ~


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


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


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 ~


Nothing can be more absurd than the practice that prevails in our country of men and women not following the same pursuits with all their strengths and with one mind, for thus, the state instead of being whole is reduced to half.
~By Plato ~


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 ~


I think government has a major role to play in helping us with the pursuit of happiness.
~By William Weld ~


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


Those who have never entered upon scientific pursuits know not a tithe of the poetry by which they are surrounded.
~By Herbert Spencer ~


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 ~


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


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


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


The insane pursuit of the holy grail of a balanced budget in the end is going to drive the economy into a depression.
~By William Vickrey ~


A complacent satisfaction with present knowledge is the chief bar to the pursuit of knowledge.
~By B. H. Liddell Hart ~


I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
~By Igor Stravinsky ~


It is rather hard to be accused of shiftlessness and idleness when the accuser closes the avenue of labour and industrial pursuits to us.
~By George H. White ~


Not to engage in the pursuit of ideas is to live like ants instead of like men.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


I am about to be married, and am of course in all the misery of a man in pursuit of happiness.
~By Lord Byron ~


Technique is the basis of every pursuit. If you're a sportsman or you're a singer or a swimmer, well that comes under sport but you have to develop a basic technique to know what you're doing at any given time.
~By Joan Sutherland ~


In constant pursuit of money to finance campaigns, the political system is simply unable to function. Its deliberative powers are paralyzed.
~By John Rawls ~


The duty of government is to leave commerce to its own capital and credit as well as all other branches of business, protecting all in their legal pursuits, granting exclusive privileges to none.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


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 ~


Mystery is gone to the certainty of technological principles. So the real terror, the real aggression against life comes in the form of the pursuit of our technological happiness.
~By Godfrey Reggio ~


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 ~


What we now call school training, the pursuit of fixed studies at stated hours under the constant guidance of a teacher, I could scarcely be said to have enjoyed.
~By Simon Newcomb ~


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


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 ~


Democracy is the common pursuit of mankind, and all countries must earnestly protect the democratic rights of the people.
~By Jinato Hu ~


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 ~


To many, Homer may appear lazy and a loser, but he's just much misguided. He's boorish, sure, but well meaning and, I guess, the one thing we have in common is the pursuit of lousy diets.
~By Dan Castellaneta ~


It is an endless and frivolous Pursuit to act by any other Rule than the Care of satisfying our own Minds in what we do.
~By Richard Steele ~


You have a little bit of talent, a certain amount of good fortune and a lot of hard work in pursuit of whatever truth you can find in it, and if you are really lucky, a terrific partner and I have that and those four things worked out for me.
~By Donald Sutherland ~


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 ~


While I gave up God a long time ago, I never shook the habit of wanting to believe in something. So I replaced my creed of everlasting life with life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
~By Sarah Vowell ~


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


The pursuit of beauty is much more dangerous nonsense than the pursuit of truth or goodness, because it affords a stronger temptation to the ego.
~By Northrop Frye ~


Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


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 ~


It takes great wit and interest and energy to be happy. The pursuit of happiness is a great activity. One must be open and alive. It is the greatest feat man has to accomplish.
~By Robert Herrick ~


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


The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Today, we stand as a united country and are much closer to the ideals set forth in our Constitution 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 Jim Ryun ~


I come before you to declare that my sex are entitled to the inalienable right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
~By Victoria Woodhull ~


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 ~


The pursuit of pretty formulas and neat theorems can no doubt quickly degenerate into a silly vice, but so can the quest for austere generalities which are so very general indeed that they are incapable of application to any particular.
~By E. T. Bell ~


For many decades now - and certainly during my adult life in academe - the Western intellectual world has not been convinced that theology is a pursuit that can be engaged in with intellectual honesty and integrity.
~By Arthur Peacocke ~


The less government interferes with private pursuits, the better for general prosperity.
~By Martin Van Buren ~


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


The manic pursuit of success cost me everything I could love: my wife, my three children, some friends I would have liked to grow old with.
~By Sammy Davis, Jr. ~


When others stood idly by, you and your families gave your all, in defence of a risen people and in pursuit of Irish freedom and unity.
~By Gerry Adams ~


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


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


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


Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
~By Mario Andretti ~


I felt strongly that since the pursuit of good science was so difficult it was essential that the problem being studied was an important one to justify the effort expanded.
~By Paul Nurse ~


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


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 wounds a man less to confess that he has failed in any pursuit through idleness, neglect, the love of pleasure, etc., etc., which are his own faults, than through incapacity and unfitness, which are the faults of his nature.
~By Lord Melbourne ~


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 ~


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 ~


Manhattan is a narrow island off the coast of New Jersey devoted to the pursuit of lunch.
~By Raymond Sokolov ~


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 ~


Scientific discovery and scientific knowledge have been achieved only by those who have gone in pursuit of it without any practical purpose whatsoever in view.
~By Max Planck ~


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 ~


Whatever pursuit you undertake, the requirements should start with a love of what it is that you are pursuing.
~By Bill Toomey ~


Those who attain any excellence, commonly spend life in one pursuit; for excellence is not often gained upon easier terms.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Religion is a temper, not a pursuit.
~By Harriet Martineau ~


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 ~


God may not play dice but he enjoys a good round of Trivial Pursuit every now and again.
~By Federico Fellini ~


Truth, also is the pursuit of it.
~By George Oppen ~


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


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


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 ~


Through art and science in their broadest senses it is possible to make a permanent contribution towards the improvement and enrichment of human life and it is these pursuits that we students are engaged in.
~By Frederick Sanger ~


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


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 ~


Litigation is the pursuit of practical ends, not a game of chess.
~By Felix Frankfurter ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


The pursuit of approval usually ends in disaster.
~By Chris Morris ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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

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