Quotes by searching
Quotes 1 till 15 of 20.
Sir James Matthew Barrie
British playwright 1860-1937
A safe but sometimes chilly way of recalling the past is to force open a crammed drawer. If you are searching for anything in particular you don't find it, but something falls out at the back that is often more interesting.
semi-legendary Buddhist monk
But deluded people don't realize that their own mind is the Buddha. They keep searching outside.Source: The Zen Teaching of Bodhidharma
British artist 1786-1846
Danger is the very basis of superstition. It produces a searching after help supernaturally when human means are no longer supposed to be available.
American author and journalist 1952-
I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank verse and searching endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out of the darkness and change my life. It never crossed my mind that that person could be me.
American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
I've been called many names like perfectionist, difficult and obsessive. I think it takes obsession, takes searching for the details for any artist to be good.
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
It has been said that man is a rational animal. All my life I have been searching for evidence which could support this.
Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
It is medicine, not scenery, for which a sick man must go searching.
American Author, Critic 1944-
It no longer bothers me that I may be constantly searching for father figures; by this time, I have found several and dearly enjoyed knowing them all.
American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker 1930-2009
Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.
Irish writer 1854-1900
Live! Live the wonderful life that is in you! Let nothing be lost upon you. Be always searching for new sensations. Be afraid of nothing.
Russell H. Conwell
American Baptist minister, lawyer, and writer 1843-1925
Many of us spend our lives searching for success when it is usually so close that we can reach out and touch it.
American feminist writer 1934-
Once we give up searching for approval we often find it easier to earn respect.
Polish-born Swiss psychologist 1923-2010
Sadism is not an infectious disease that strikes a person all of a sudden. It has a long prehistory in childhood and always originates in the desperate fantasies of a child who is searching for a way out of a hopeless situation.
French film director and screenwriter 1958-
The actor already comes with emotions to the scene: fear, the fear of being in front of the camera. It is this fear that spurs the emotion of the scene. I too am afraid; I don't know exactly what I am searching for. On the set, we are all participating in this fear together.
Mexican novelist and essayist 1928-2012
The French equate intelligence with rational discourse, the Russians with intense soul-searching. For the Mexican, intelligence is inseparable from maliciousness.