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#pursuit

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In my opinion, he only may be truly said to live and enjoy his being who is engaged in some laudable pursuit, and acquires a name by some illustrious action, or useful art.


Sallust


#action #art #being #engaged #enjoy

I and my colleagues here have been engaged in the pursuit of knowledge.


Frederick Sanger


#colleagues #engaged #here #i #knowledge

When I was young my Father used to tell me that the two most worthwhile pursuits in life were the pursuit of truth and of beauty and I believe that Alfred Nobel must have felt much the same when he gave these prizes for literature and the sciences.


Frederick Sanger


#beauty #believe #father #felt #gave

Iran's continued pursuit of nuclear weapons, support for international terrorist organizations, and abhorrent human rights practices pose one of the greatest threats to global security.


Allyson Schwartz


#continued #global #greatest #human #human rights

I am not politically correct. I am all about the facts, I am all about the truth and I am all about Godly pursuits and what this country was built on, and I am not apologetic about it.


Luke Scott


#am #apologetic #built #correct #country

What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.


George Bernard Shaw


#knowledge #pursuit #see #want

For the division of labor demands from the individual an ever more one-sided accomplishment, and the greatest advance in a one-sided pursuit only too frequently means dearth to the personality of the individual.


Georg Simmel


#advance #dearth #demands #division #ever

We must recover the element of quality in our traditional pursuit of equality. We must not, in opening our schools to everyone, confuse the idea that all should have equal chance with the notion that all have equal endowments.


Adlai E. Stevenson


#confuse #element #endowments #equal #equality

The old interests of aristocracy - the romance of action, the exalted passions of chivalry and war - faded into the background, and their place was taken by the refined and intimate pursuits of peace and civilization.


Lytton Strachey


#aristocracy #background #chivalry #civilization #exalted

I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.


Igor Stravinsky


#chiefly #composer #exposure #false #i






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