Quotes by seeking
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American writer 1897-1962
The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
If men as individuals surrender to the call of their elementary instincts, avoiding pain and seeking satisfaction only for their own selves, the result for them all taken together must be a state of insecurity, of fear, and of promiscuous misery.
Rabbi Ben Azai
A distinguished tanna of the first third of the 2nd century
In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it, thou art a fool.
Austrian psychiatrist 1870-1937
The educator must believe in the potential power of his pupil, and he must employ all his art in seeking to bring his pupil to experience this power.
Unemployment is a great tragedy. The man who goes about hopelessly seeking work in order to earn bread for his children is a living reproach to civilization.
French writer 1897-1977
A man is not old as long as he is seeking something.
American writer, reporter, and political commentator 1889-1974
A useful definition of liberty is obtained only by seeking the principle of liberty in the main business of human life, that is to say, in the process by which men educate their responses and learn to control their environment.
Ali ibn Abi Talib
Cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad 601-661
Abstinence from sins is better than seeking help afterwards.
American novelist, essayist and autobiographer 1900-1977
Ambition is a Dead Sea fruit, and the greatest peril to the soul is that one is likely to get precisely what he is seeking.
And, most important, we have to shift our understanding of ourselves as separate individuals, each seeking our own welfare, to an understanding of how we fit into social, biological, and physical environments.
American businessman 1804-1877
Appreciate the power of rumor, often malicious, no matter how preposterous, within the local populations you are seeking to help.
French Novelist 1804-1876
Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.
French writer 1869-1951
Believe those who are seeking truth, doubt those who find it.
Benigno Aquino III
Filipino politician 1960-
Both President Obama and I shared the conviction that territorial and maritime disputes in the Asia Pacific region should be settled peacefully based on international law. We affirm that arbitration is an open, friendly and peaceful approach to seeking a just and durable solution.
American lawyer, educator and politician 1936-1996
But this is the great danger America faces. That we will cease to be one nation and become instead a collection of interest groups: city against suburb, region against region, individual against individual. Each seeking to satisfy private wants.Source: Speaking the truth with eloquent thunder