Pursuit Quotes

โ€œAnd medecine, law, business, engineering, these are noble ...

โ€œAnd medecine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love: these are what we stay alive for.โ€ - Tom Schulman
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"For he who had forsaken intellectual and ethical pursuits to re-ent...

"For he who had forsaken intellectual and ethical pursuits to re-enter the material sphere with its illusions of sense and false ambition was regarded as one dead to the sphere of reality." โ€” Manly P. Hall (1928)
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"In most pursuits, one's self is one of the biggest hurdle...

"In most pursuits, one's self is one of the biggest hurdles to get over. You can't pursue something and be committed to it if you're apologizing for it at every party." โ€” Lisa Kudrow
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"The pursuit of happiness is a most ...

"The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase; if you pursue happiness you'll never find it." โ€” C. P. Snow
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"We will prosper in the pursuit of li...

"We will prosper in the pursuit of life, or we will perish in the pursuit of money. The choice is ours." -David Korten
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I could've been anything I wanted...

I could've been anything I wanted. And, one by one, I didn't become any of them. - The Pursuit of Happyness
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"The right to progress and the equal pursuit ...

"The right to progress and the equal pursuit of your idea of happiness should be not only a guarantee to all citizens but also..." (continued)
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โ€œIf you accomplish something good with hard work, the labor passes qui...

โ€œIf you accomplish something good with hard work, the labor passes quickly, but the good endures; if you do something shameful in pursuit of pleasure, the pleasure passes quickly, but the shame endures.โ€ Musonius Rufus
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โ€œIf you accomplish something good with hard work, the labor passes quic...

โ€œIf you accomplish something good with hard work, the labor passes quickly, but the good endures; if you do something shameful in pursuit of pleasure, the pleasure passes quickly, but the shame endures." --Musonius Rufus
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โ€œEverything we do is in pursu...

โ€œEverything we do is in pursuit of happiness. We just want to be happy.โ€ โ€• Izey Victoria Odiase
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"Happiness is not achieved by the consciou...

"Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities." โ€” Aldous Huxley
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A calm and humble life will bring more happin...

A calm and humble life will bring more happiness than the pursuit of success and the constant restlessness that comes with it. -Albert Einstein
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"Not to feel exasperated, or defeated, or despondent because your days aren't packed with ...

"Not to feel exasperated, or defeated, or despondent because your days aren't packed with wise and moral actions. But to get back up when you fail, to celebrate behaving like a human--however imperfectly--and fully embrace the pursuit that you've embarked on." - Marcus Aurelius
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โ€œDesire is the key to motivation, but itโ€™s determination and commitm...

โ€œDesire is the key to motivation, but itโ€™s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal โ€” a commitment to excellence โ€” that will enable you to attain the success you seek.โ€โ€“Mario Andretti
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A rejection is nothing more...

A rejection is nothing more than a necessary step in the pursuit of success.-Bo Bennett
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"The pursuit of happiness is a most ...

"The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase; if you pursue happiness you'll never find it." โ€” C. P. Snow
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"You don't start a business out of gre...

"You don't start a business out of greed or the pursuit of money. You do it for the pursuit of freedom." - Kevin O'Leary
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"Of all the pursuits open to men, the search ...

"Of all the pursuits open to men, the search for wisdom is most perfect, more sublime, more profitable, and more full of joy." - Thomas Aquinas
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Happiness is th...

Happiness is the absence of the pursuit of happiness.
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"The pursuit of knowledge is never-ending...

"The pursuit of knowledge is never-ending.The day you stop seeking knowledge is the day you stop growing" - Brandon Travis Ciaccio
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โ€œLove is simply the name fo...

โ€œLove is simply the name for the desire and pursuit of the whole.โ€ โ€• Plato, The Symposium
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โ€œA healthy functioning society, where citizens enjoy the right to the โ€œ...

โ€œA healthy functioning society, where citizens enjoy the right to the โ€œpursuit happiness,โ€ is one that bases its laws on principles, not authority. It is a society whose motto should be โ€˜In Reason We Trust.โ€™โ€ - Dan Barker
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" The corruption of society occurs when...

" The corruption of society occurs when wealth becomes the primary pursuit of the individual, ahead of virtue." - Aristotle
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โ€œIf you accomplish something good with hard work, the labor passes quickl...

โ€œIf you accomplish something good with hard work, the labor passes quickly, but the good endures; if you do something shameful in pursuit of pleasure, the pleasure passes quickly, but the shame endures.โ€ ~Gaius Musonius Rufus
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This life is an ever...

This life is an everlasting strife between peril and pursuit - me.
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"Now and then itโ€™s good to paus...

"Now and then itโ€™s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy." โ€” My Fortune Cookie
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"Now and then it's good to pause...

"Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy." -Guillaume Apollinaire
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 19
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More important than talent, strength, or kn...

More important than talent, strength, or knowledge is the ability to laugh at yourself and enjoy the pursuit of your dreams. -Amy Grant
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Happiness is th...

Happiness is the absence of the pursuit of happiness.
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"In most pursuits, one's self is one of the biggest hurdle...

"In most pursuits, one's self is one of the biggest hurdles to get over. You can't pursue something and be committed to it if you're apologizing for it at every party." โ€” Lisa Kudrow
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"A quiet and modest life brings mor...

"A quiet and modest life brings more joy than a pursuit of success bound with constant unrest." โ€” Albert Einstein
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"When you are rich, famous, and uni...

"When you are rich, famous, and universally loved, only one pursuit remains: raping your fellow man." Anonymous
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"An object in possession seldom r...

"An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit." -Pliny the Younger, Letters
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โ€œWhat did you do as a child that made t...

โ€œWhat did you do as a child that made the hours pass like minutes? Herein lies the key to your earthly pursuits โ€• Carl Jungโ€
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I could've been anything I wanted...

I could've been anything I wanted. And, one by one, I didn't become any of them. - The Pursuit of Happyness
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Many are stubborn in pursuit of th...

Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal. -Friedrich Nietzsche-
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"Happiness is not achieved by the conscious ...

"Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other life endeavors." - Aldous Huxley
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โ€œWhat do you want to do In this life? E...

โ€œWhat do you want to do In this life? Every step from here should be In pursuit of that goal.โ€ ~ HIMYM (possibly paraphrased)
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โ€œIf the words โ€˜life, liberty, and the pursuit of happinessโ€™ donโ€™t inclu...

โ€œIf the words โ€˜life, liberty, and the pursuit of happinessโ€™ donโ€™t include the right to experiment with your own consciousness, then the Declaration of Independence isnโ€™t worth the hemp it was written on.โ€ -Terence McKenna
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"An item in possession seldom ...

"An item in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit." - Pliny the Younger
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โ€œIf you accomplish something good with hard work, the labor passes quickl...

โ€œIf you accomplish something good with hard work, the labor passes quickly, but the good endures; if you do something shameful in pursuit of pleasure, the pleasure passes quickly, but the shame endures.โ€ ~Gaius Musonius Rufus
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"The pursuit of transparency and connectivity in all aspects of exist...

"The pursuit of transparency and connectivity in all aspects of existence, by destroying privacy, inhibits the development of personalities with the strength to take lonely decisions." - Henry Kissinger, World Order
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"Now and then it's good to pause...

"Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy." - Guillaume Apollinaire
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"The struggle for justice is an ongoing an...

"The struggle for justice is an ongoing and necessary pursuit that should prevail over laws and institutions." -- The Satanic Temple
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Now and then it's good to pause ...

Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness, and just be happy. -Guillaume Apollinaire
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โ€œIf the words โ€˜life, liberty, and the pursuit of happinessโ€™ donโ€™t includ...

โ€œIf the words โ€˜life, liberty, and the pursuit of happinessโ€™ donโ€™t include the right to experiment with your own consciousness, then the Declaration of Independence isnโ€™t worth the hemp it was written on.โ€ - Terence McKenna
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"The great objects of our pursuit as a people are best to be att...

"The great objects of our pursuit as a people are best to be attained by peace, and are entirely consistent with the tranquillity and interests of the rest of mankind." -14th President Franklin Pierce
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โ€œPhilosophy is at once the mo...

โ€œPhilosophy is at once the most sublime and the most trivial of human pursuitsโ€ โ€“ William James
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"Trivial Pursuit could lit...

"Trivial Pursuit could literally be the name of anything." -shut up, mike on Twitter
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"Now and then it's good to pause...

"Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy" -Guillaume Apollinaire
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โ€œThe pursuit of โ€˜fairnessโ€™ has become a particularly unlovely and unedifying frenzy. Perfect fairn...

โ€œThe pursuit of โ€˜fairnessโ€™ has become a particularly unlovely and unedifying frenzy. Perfect fairness is a will-oโ€™-the-wisp, the pursuit of which produces short tempers, long arguments, intense litigiousness, bad law, abused institutions and diminished social comity.โ€ George Will ("Suddenly") (1990)
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"Perhaps we should concern ourselves, not so much w...

"Perhaps we should concern ourselves, not so much with the pursuit of happiness, but with the happiness of pursuit." - Hector and the Pursuit of Happiness (2014)
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"Happiness is not achieved by the consciou...

"Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities." - Aldous Huxley
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โ€œIt is perfectly possible to be staunch and brave, heroic even, in pursuit of undesirable end...

โ€œIt is perfectly possible to be staunch and brave, heroic even, in pursuit of undesirable ends. ... [Will] intellectuals ever realize that the worth of a cause is not necessarily proportional to the length to which people will go to promote it?โ€ -- Anthony Daniels ("Utopias Elsewhere")
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"Wealth is a tool of freedom. But the p...

"Wealth is a tool of freedom. But the pursuit of wealth is the way to slavery." Frank Herbert, God Emperor of Dune, Loc 5776
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"Many are stubborn in pursuit o...

"Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal." -Nietzsche
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"Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in whi...

"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." - Thomas Jefferson
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"The pursuit of altruism,...

"The pursuit of altruism, in my opinion, is a man's highest calling." - Roacher21
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โ€œMany are stubborn in pursuit o...

โ€œMany are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen. Few in pursuit of the goal.โ€ -Nietzsche
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"Philosophy is utterly useless and fruitless, and for this ve...

"Philosophy is utterly useless and fruitless, and for this very reason, is the sublimest of all pursuits, most deserving of our attention, and the most worthy of our zeal" -- G. W. F. Hegel
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โ€œIf men and women began to live their ephemeral dreams, every phantom would become a...

โ€œIf men and women began to live their ephemeral dreams, every phantom would become a person with whom to begin a story of pursuits, pretenses, misunderstandings, clashes, oppressions, and the carousel of fantasies would stop.โ€ Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities
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"Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from it...

"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." --Albert Einstein
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"Partying is the formal...

"Partying is the formal pursuit and celebration of joy itself." - Andrew W.K.
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โ€œEveryone who is seriously involved in the pursuit of science be...

โ€œEveryone who is seriously involved in the pursuit of science becomes convinced that some spirit is manifest in the laws of the universe, one that is vastly superior to that of man.โ€ - Albert Einstein
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one of the most critical factors in the transition to becoming a co...

one of the most critical factors in the transition to becoming a conscious high performer is the degree to which your relationship to your pursuit stays in harmony with your unique disposition - Josh Waitzkin
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โ€œBe sure to โ€˜noticeโ€™ ideas when you have them. Stop. Take th...

โ€œBe sure to โ€˜noticeโ€™ ideas when you have them. Stop. Take the time to consider them seriously. And if your gut tells you theyโ€™re compelling, be fearless in their pursuit.โ€ - Tim Westergren
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"Great eagerness in the pursuit of...

"Great eagerness in the pursuit of wealth, pleasure, or honor, cannot exist without sin." - Desiderius Erasmus
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Success will naturally come when the ne...

Success will naturally come when the necessary conditions are fulfilled; there is no need for strong pursuit. -Chinese wisdom
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"A wise man observed that wealth is a too...

"A wise man observed that wealth is a tool of freedom. But the pursuit of wealth is the way to slavery." - The God Emperor of Dune
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"You got a dream... You gotta protect it. People can't do so...

"You got a dream... You gotta protect it. People can't do somethin' themselves, they wanna tell you you can't do it. If you want somethin', go get it. Period." - The Pursuit of Happyness
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Iโ€™ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. Iโ€™ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times Iโ€™ve been tr...

Iโ€™ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. Iโ€™ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times Iโ€™ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. Iโ€™ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. โ€“ I Canโ€™t Accept Not Trying: Michael Jordan on the Pursuit of Excellence
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"The first step in the pursuit of truth, through wisdom, is the will...

"The first step in the pursuit of truth, through wisdom, is the willingness to admit that one might be wrong. The concept of wisdom is not knowing what you know, it is knowing what you do not know." - Own Quote
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"A life of ease is a ...

"A life of ease is a difficult pursuit." William Cowper, British poet
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If we value the pursuit of knowledge, we must be free to fol...

If we value the pursuit of knowledge, we must be free to follow wherever that search may lead us. The free mind is not a barking dog, to be tethered on a ten foot chain. -Adlai Stevenson
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The meaning ...

The meaning of life is the pursuit of truth.
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"The pursuit of truth and beauty is a spher...

"The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives." ~ Albert Einstein
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"Nature intended me for the tranqui...

"Nature intended me for the tranquil pursuits of science, by rendering them my supreme delight." Thomas Jefferson
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"Moderation in the pu...

"Moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue." - Barry Goldwater
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