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Quotes And Sayings About Pursuit

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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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


Love is simply the name for the desire and the pursuit of the whole.
~By Aristophanes ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Wealth is a tool of freedom, but the pursuit of wealth is the way to slavery.
~By Frank Herbert ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


Learn from me, if not by my precepts, then by my example, how dangerous is the pursuit of knowledge and how much happier is that man who believes his native town to be the world than he who aspires to be greater than his nature will allow.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


When the first fossils began to be found in eastern Africa, in the late 1950s, I thought, what a wonderful marriage this was, biology and anthropology. I was around 16 years old when I made this particular choice of academic pursuit.
~By Donald Johanson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Perfectionism is not a quest for the best. It is a pursuit of the worst in ourselves, the part that tells us that nothing we do will ever be good enough - that we should try again.
~By Julia Cameron ~


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 U. S. Constitution doesn't guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


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 ~


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


Pursuit and seduction are the essence of sexuality. It's part of the sizzle.
~By Camille Paglia ~


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 ~


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


Life is the most versatile thing under the sun; and in the pursuit of life and character the author who works in a groove works in blinkers.
~By Laurence Housman ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


It is this, at its most basic, that makes science a humane pursuit; it acknowledges the commonality of people's experience.
~By John Charles Polanyi ~


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. ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


It contributes greatly towards a man's moral and intellectual health, to be brought into habits of companionship with individuals unlike himself, who care little for his pursuits, and whose sphere and abilities he must go out of himself to appreciate.
~By Nathaniel Hawthorne ~


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 ~


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


The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.
~By John Buchan ~


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 ~


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 ~


When drawings of the main buildings I have designed in the last five years are juxtaposed, the fact that they all involve the pursuit of certain configurations is obvious to anyone.
~By Yoshio Taniguchi ~


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


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


For the division of labor demands from the individual an ever more one-sided accomplishment, and the greatest advance in a one-sided pursuit only too frequently means dearth to the personality of the individual.
~By Georg Simmel ~


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 ~


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 perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


Just as invasion is the true and tried weapon in the hands of capital against the class struggle, so on the other hand the fearless pursuit of the class struggle has always proven the most effective preventative of foreign invasions.
~By Karl Liebknecht ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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April 19 ,2021
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