Quotes from the category Pursuit:
- I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue! permalink
acceptance speech, 1964 Republican convention (16 July 1964)
- More important than talent, strength, or knowledge is the ability to laugh at yourself and enjoy the pursuit of your dreams. permalink
- No human pursuit achieves dignity unless it can be called work, and when you can experience a physical loneliness for the tools of your trade, you see that the other things - the experiments, the irrelevant vocations, the vanities you used to hold - were false to you. permalink
- Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. permalink
- The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase: if you pursue happiness, you'll never find it. permalink
- The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement. permalink
- The truth is found when men are free to pursue it. permalink
- The U. S. Constitution doesn't guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself. permalink
- What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child. permalink
- Where there is no desire or pursuits, there is no wholeness. But there are satisfying lesser states, fragments. permalink
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