Quotes by pursuit
Quotes 1 till 15 of 88.
Italian-born American former racing driver 1940-
Desire is the key to motivation, but it's the determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
Education is not merely a means for earning a living or an instrument for the acquisition of wealth. It is an initiation into life of spirit, a training of the human soul in the pursuit of truth and the practice of virtue.
English writer 1952-
I've grown to realize the joy that comes from little victories is preferable to the fun that comes from ease and the pursuit of pleasure.
B. H. Liddell Hart
British soldier and military historian 1895-1970
A complacent satisfaction with present knowledge is the chief bar to the pursuit of knowledge.
English poet 1731-1800
A life of ease is a difficult pursuit.
British writer 1815-1882
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.
American author 1972-
A rejection is nothing more than a necessary step in the pursuit of success.
American author 1912-1989
A society person who is enthusiastic about modern painting or Truman Capote is already half a traitor to his class. It is middle-class people who, quite mistakenly, imagine that a lively pursuit of the latest in reading and painting will advance their status in the world.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
Accommodation to change, the thoughtful pursuit of alternative futures are keys to the survival of civilization and perhaps of the human species.
American novelist 1914-1986
Ah, Dubin, you meet a pretty girl on the road and are braced to hop on a horse in pursuit of youth.
American writer 1899-1961
All you can be sure about in a political-minded writer is that if his work should last you will have to skip the politics when you read it. Many of the so-called politically enlisted writers change their politics frequently . Perhaps it can be respected as a form of the pursuit of happiness.
American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker. 1940-2015
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.
American politician and attorney 1942-
Everything depends on a good job - strong families, strong communities, the pursuit of the American dream, and a tax base to support schools for our kids and services for our seniors.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
Folly is the direct pursuit of Happiness and Beauty.Source: Maxims for Revolutionists (1903) #103