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"Happiness cannot be sought for it's own sak...

"Happiness cannot be sought for it's own sake. It is in the doing and succeeding at other worthwhile things that it comes to us unbidden."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 01
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"A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve s...

"A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve success or financial independence after the chief reason for which we sought it has passed away." - Ellen Glasgow
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 22
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β€œThey fell in love with a girl, they set heaven and earth i...

β€œThey fell in love with a girl, they set heaven and earth in motion to possess her; when they succeeded, perhaps they tired of her and sought a new love.” -Either/Or, Soren Kierkegaard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 10
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"Love is not of the mind, it is not in the net of thought, it cannot ...

"Love is not of the mind, it is not in the net of thought, it cannot be sought out, cultivated, cherished; it is there when the mind is silent and the heart is empty of the things of the mind." -- Jiddu Krishnamurti
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 30
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"Laws are made for men of ordinary understanding and should, therefore, be construed by th...

"Laws are made for men of ordinary understanding and should, therefore, be construed by the ordinary rules of common sense. Their meaning is not to be sought for in metaphysical subtleties which may make anything mean everything or nothing at pleasure."β€”Thomas Jefferson (1823)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 06
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"Do not seek to follow in th...

"Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought." - Matsuo Basho
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 12
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'Loneliness is to be...

'Loneliness is to be avoided, solitude is to be sought' - Tom Hanks
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 08
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"Man lowers his head and lunges into civilization, forgettin...

"Man lowers his head and lunges into civilization, forgetting the days of his infancy when he sought truth in a snowflake or a stick. Man forgets the wisdom of the child." - Jack Kerouac
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 01
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"Do not seek to follow in th...

"Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought." - Matsuo Basho
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 10
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Those who are best suited t...

Those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it. - Albus Dumbeldore
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 09
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"Do not seek to follow in th...

"Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise; seek what they sought." β€” Matsuo Basho
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 20
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"I seek not only to follow in the ...

"I seek not only to follow in the footsteps of the men of old, I seek the things they sought." - Matsuo Basho
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 20
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"In the councils of government we must guard against the ...

"In the councils of government we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, of the military-industrial complex." Dwight Eisenhower
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 01
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β€œβ€ŽDo not seek to follow in the...

β€œβ€ŽDo not seek to follow in the footsteps of others, instead, seek what they sought.” Matsuo Basho
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 26
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"Knowledge is the gift of ...

"Knowledge is the gift of the enlightened. Wielded by few. Sought by many." - Deathrus
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 11
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"Perfection is an illusion sought out by tho...

"Perfection is an illusion sought out by those who fail to understand that our flaws are what motivate us to always be better." - Cornelius
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 10
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Do not seek to follow in the f...

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of others, instead, seek what they sought. - Matsuo Basho
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 04
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β€œβ€ŽDo not seek to follow in the ...

β€œβ€ŽDo not seek to follow in the footsteps of others, instead, seek what they sought.” - Matsuo Basho
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 03
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"Don't follow in the foot...

"Don't follow in the footsteps of the masters, seek what they sought." - Tim Kerr
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 13
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"Chaos is found in greatest abundance wherever...

"Chaos is found in greatest abundance wherever order is being sought. It always defeats order, because it is better organized." β€” Terry Pratchett
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 04
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Where would the world be if all men had sought security...

Where would the world be if all men had sought security and not taken risks or gambled with their lives on the chance that, if they won, life would be different and richer?
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 05
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"I am not deeply concerned about being misunderstood. It is more or less trivial that consp...

"I am not deeply concerned about being misunderstood. It is more or less trivial that conspiracies go on to misinterpret and, indeed, entirely misrepresent what I have sought and why I have sought it. After all, I have been too busy to hear the murmurs of liars." -Benito Mussolini
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 27
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"I have sought rest everyw...

"I have sought rest everywhere, and only found it in corners and books." Thomas Kempis
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 18
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"Don't follow in the footst...

"Don't follow in the footsteps of those who came before, seek what they sought." -Basho
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 25
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