Quotes with pursuit
Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
The crowning fortune of a man is to be born to some pursuit which finds him in employment and happiness, whether it be to make baskets, or broadswords, or canals, or statues, or songs.
The high prize of life, the crowning glory of a man is to be born with a bias to some pursuit which finds him in employment and happiness-whether it be to make baskets, or broadswords, or canals, or statues, or songs.
Bee-keeping is regarded in Europe as an intellectual pursuit, and no one who studies the wonderful habits of this useful insect, will ever find the materials for new observations exhausted.
A Practical Treatise on the Hive and Honey-bee (1857)
To me, writing is a horseback ride into heaven and hell and back. I am grateful if I can crawl back alive. I'm grateful for the blood in the basin and the pursuit of integrity on the page, a small price to pay.
This quote was used in 1985 Esquire magazine article, however it's not clear who the author was.
The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase: If you pursue happiness you’ll never find it.
It is not the function of the State to make men happy. They must make themselves happy in their own way, and at their own risk. The functions of the State lie entirely in the conditions or chances under which the pursuit of happiness is carried on.