Quotes: seeking

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  • William Faulkner
    William Faulkner
    American writer 1897-1962
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    The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    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.
  • In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it, thou art a fool.
  • Alfred Adler
    Alfred Adler
    Austrian psychiatrist 1870-1937
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    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.
  • Jean Rostand
    Jean Rostand
    French writer 1897-1977
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    A man is not old as long as he is seeking something.
  • Walter Lippmann
    Walter Lippmann
    American writer, reporter, and political commentator 1889-1974
    Walter Lippmann
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    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.
  • Abstinence from sins is better than seeking help afterwards.
  • Edward Dahlberg
    Edward Dahlberg
    American novelist, essayist and autobiographer 1900-1977
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    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.
  • Alvin Adams
    Alvin Adams
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    Appreciate the power of rumor, often malicious, no matter how preposterous, within the local populations you are seeking to help.
  • George Sand
    George Sand
    French Novelist 1804-1876
    George Sand
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    Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.
  • André Gide
    André Gide
    French writer 1869-1951
    André Gide
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    Believe those who are seeking truth, doubt those who find it.
  • 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.
  • Barbara Jordan
    Barbara Jordan
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    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
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    By seeking and blundering we learn.
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