Quotes About Pursuit

Quotes tagged as "pursuit" (showing 1-30 of 132)
Tupac Shakur
“Hate to sound sleazy,
but tease me,
I don't want it if it's that easy”
Tupac Shakur

Napoleon Hill
“The way of success is the way of continuous pursuit of knowledge.”
Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich

Shannon L. Alder
“To love someone with all of your heart requires reaching them where they are with the only words they can understand.”
Shannon L. Alder

Nathaniel Hawthorne
“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.”
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Terry Brooks
“It's better to die in pursuit of your dreams than to live a life without hope.”
Terry Brooks, Star Wars, Episode I: The Phantom Menace

Ralph Waldo Emerson
“The crowning fortune of a man is to be born to some pursuit which finds him employment and happiness, whether it be to make baskets, or broadswords, or canals, or statues, or songs.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The beauty of life isn't the perfectioned moments or storybook endings; the beauty of life is when you fall flat on your face, the Lord picks you up, then you look around and cheer, after all, a merry heart is the medicine!”
Mary Kate

Pliny the Younger
“An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit.”
Pliny the Younger, The Letters of the Younger Pliny

Erin Bow
“They're gone. I let them chase me. I led them like a sunbeam and vanished like a shadow.”
Erin Bow, Plain Kate

Anne Giardini
“I used to float along in all of this, like a leaf on a coursing stream, but i am heavier now, less easily moved, more resolute and steadfast. I am no longer in pursuit of happiness. As I stand here at my front door, key in hand, I think it is just possible that happiness, at least for now, today, this hour, may be in pursuit of me.”
Anne Giardini, The Sad Truth About Happiness

Criss Jami
“Genius - the pursuit of madness.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Cinda Williams Chima
“She could hear the rattle of hooves on stone evolve into a thunder of pursuit.”
Cinda Williams Chima, The Gray Wolf Throne

Ian Fleming
“Bond sat for a moment frozen to his chair. Suddenly, there flashed unwanted into his mind that most sinister line in poetry: 'They reckon ill who leave me out. When me they fly, I am the wings.”
Ian Fleming, Diamonds Are Forever

Vera Nazarian
“Science is an organized pursuit of triviality.

Art is a casual pursuit of significance.

Let's keep it in perspective.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

“If you are made for flight, intended for it,
you had better find a pursuer, fast.
Otherwise, all that fleeing is going nowhere.”
Dan Chiasson

John Jay
“Among the strange things of this world, nothing seems more strange than that men pursuing happiness should knowingly quit the right and take a wrong road, and frequently do what their judgments neither approve nor prefer.”
John Jay

“Engage in no pursuit in which you cannot look up unto God, and say, 'Bless me in this, my Father!”
Legh Richmond

Lailah Gifty Akita
“You can actually create the life you want. It all depends on how daring you desire it.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Katherine McIntyre
“She was the type who chased, who danced into your life like a spring storm, and left you battered and quaking in the wake.”
Katherine McIntyre, Hunting for Spring

Jarod Kintz
“His name was Chase, so to make things interesting, I gave him a bit of a head start. Sort of like I do when pursuing a woman that I love.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

“Greater is he who is in the pursuit of doing than he who is in the pursuit of talking.”
Carl Lomer Abia

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Be persistent in the pursuit of your dreams.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Begin to pursue your dream.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Lailah Gifty Akita
“We can do great things only by the divine grace.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Lailah Gifty Akita
“You ought to pursue love and spiritual sacred-gifts.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Lailah Gifty Akita
“The spirit of divinity lives in you.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Lailah Gifty Akita
“We are writing the history of our time.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

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