Quotes on Pursuit

The pursuit of meaning, not happiness, is what makes life worthwhile. Tom Rath

Don't lose your happiness on the pursuit for more Mike Stud

The pursuit of truth, properly considered, shouldn't stop short of insanity. Errol Morris

Pursuits become habits. Ovid

Every mental pursuit takes its reality and worth from the ardour of the pursuer. John Keats

Pursuits become habits. [Lat., Abeunt studia in mores.] Ovid

Replace your pursuit of success with the pursuit of contribution. Peter Drucker

The pursuit of mastery is an ever-onward almost, Sarah Lewis

Trust is a careless pursuit. Lauren Kate

Pleasure that is its own pursuit is always bad pleasure. C S Lewis

The second you think you've arrived, someone passes you. You have to always be in pursuit. Joe Torre

Science is the pursuit of pure truth, and the systematizing of it. P T Barnum

In the Sanghi family, there is no one who has undertaken intellectual pursuits. Ashwin Sanghi

The shaming of Washington, insofar as it is even possible, is a very noble pursuit. Mark Leibovich

Relentless pursuit to find a competitive edge. Pete Carroll

The Pursuit of Happiness: It sure seems to like a good chase, doesn't it? Demetri Martin

Reading is by far the most successful pursuit of happiness. John Grisham

The pursuit of perfection prevents achievement of the satisfactory. George Will

It's a great game - the pursuit of happiness. Eugene O'Neill

It is the pursuit of happiness that brings us happiness, and not the happiness achieved. Jack White

My aim in life isn't so much the pursuit of happiness as the happiness of pursuit. Charles Saatchi

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

What is it that's taken hold of me, for me to carry on like this in relentless pursuit of something beyond my powers? Claude Monet

As for me, I am in pursuit of excellence. I have no time to get old. Will Eisner

It is the pursuit of happiness that thwarts happiness. Viktor E Frankl

The relentless pursuit of perfection has been my problem over the years. It's maybe held me back. Ronnie O'Sullivan

Much as we don't condone impunity, if pursuit for justice was in conflict with pursuit for peace, peace must prevail. Bernard Membe

Pursuit of the approximate can conclude. Not so pursuit of the absolute. Mason Cooley

I wouldn't do anything else [besides acting], for sure. If I did, it would be music or some other pursuit in this same area. I have been acting and playing music since childhood. It's what I enjoyed most. Dermot Mulroney

I guess I'm in a trivial pursuit question. It's really weird. Kevin Youkilis

They cared for no one, they were outside humanity, and death, had it come, would only have continued their pursuit of a retreating horizon. E M Forster

Be relentless in your pursuit for expansion. Robert Greene

The pursuit of truth in science transcends national boundaries. It takes us beyond hatred and anger and fear. It is the best of us. Arthur Eddington

Nature intended me for the tranquil pursuits of science by rendering them my supreme delight. Thomas Jefferson

Nothing is so costly as the pursuit of a cure for imaginary ills. Francois Fenelon

Saints didn't set out to have everyone follow them. Saints set out to follow Jesus, and others followed them in their pursuit of Him. Mark Hart

It is God's passionate pursuit of us that calls us to prayer. Henri Nouwen

To new beginnings. To the pursuit of...somethingness. Cecelia Ahern

As many men as there are existing, so many are their different pursuits. Horace

One must espouse some pursuit, taking it kindly at heart and with enthusiasm. Amos Bronson Alcott

The continual pursuit of meanings-wider, clearer, more negotiable, more articulate meanings- is philosophy. Susanne Katherina Langer

The pursuit of politics is religion, morality, and poetry all in one. Madame De Stael

The pursuit of things robs me of investing more in the work of Christ. Jack Hyles

There are also times in life when a person has to rush off in pursuit of hopefulness. Jean Giono

Play is a child's work and this is not a trivial pursuit. Alfred Adler

It is God's passionate pursuit of us that calls us to prayer. Henri Nouwen

Why can't I write something that would awake the dead? That pursuit is what burns most deeply. Patti Smith

Happiness, as a pursuit, is suitable only for pigs. Albert Einstein

The pursuit of strength is inherently difficult and entirely worthwhile. Mike Berry

The pursuit of happiness is such a large of concept. Jerry Garcia

Essentially pursuit of happiness is saying, everything's allowed until we come down on it. Howard Rheingold

Neither life nor happiness can be achieved by the pursuit of irrational whims. Ayn Rand

Gambling is a most foolish and imprudent pursuit. Fyodor Dostoevsky

There is no "playing with truth" in the Charkha programme, for satyagraha is not predominantly civil disobedience but a quiet and irresistible pursuit of Truth. Mahatma Gandhi

What has appealed to me most in Tolstoy's life is that he practiced what he preached and reckoned no cost too great in his pursuit of truth. Mahatma Gandhi

Don't marry so you can stop pursuing women. Marry so you can perfect the pursuit of ONE woman for a lifetime. John Piper

travel [is] flight and pursuit in equal parts. Paul Theroux

I suppose the pursuit of fashion has always carried a price, monetary or otherwise. Robert Charles Wilson

Religion is a temper, not a pursuit. Harriet Martineau

Vitality! That's the pursuit of life, isn't it? Katharine Hepburn

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

Men tire themselves in pursuit of rest. Laurence Sterne

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

Genius - the pursuit of madness. Criss Jami

Pursuit of knowledge under difficulties. Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

Indiscriminate pursuit of perfection infallibly leads to mediocrity. Henry Fuseli

The pursuit of knowledge is more valuable than its possession. Albert Einstein

I think the pursuit of happiness is the pursuit of reality because illusion never leaves us ultimately happy Parker J. Palmer

The pursuit of excellence is the proper vocation of man. Cassius Jackson Keyser

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

When we reflect on the shortness and uncertainty of life, how despicable seem all our pursuits of happiness. David Hume

The pursuit of happiness is the source of all unhappiness. Lulu

With all respect to Mr. Jefferson, I would put the pursuit of wisdom ahead of the pursuit of happiness. Edmund Fuller

It is an important thing, in our never-ending pursuit of happiness, to stop and just be happy for a while. Mark Twain

Thomas Jefferson was a real poet. He was slick with that 'pursuit' of happiness because the 'pursuit' puts it back on you. Will Smith

It is the pursuit of happiness that makes people unhappy. Piero Scaruffi

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

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

The relentless pursuit of being different is very French. Alain Ducasse

Slow down in your pursuit of happiness and it's more likely to catch up with you. Ernie J Zelinski



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