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A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Money is usually attracted, not pursued.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
No trace of slavery ought to mix with the studies of the freeborn man. No study, pursued under compulsion, remains rooted in the memory.
Sure, I did a lot of things in excess. But if you look at the core, the foundation of what I pursued, what red-blooded young American male in my position wouldn't?
We have real enemies in the world. These enemies must be found. They must be pursued and they must be defeated.
We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary.
Booker T. Washington
There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy and the tired.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Every calling is great when greatly pursued.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Humility is not something that comes naturally. But it is a cardinal virtue that should be pursued more than any other.
I'd grown up fearing the lynch mobs of the Ku Klux Klan; as an adult I was starting to wonder if I'd been afraid of the wrong white people all along - where I was being pursued not by bigots in white robes, but by left-wing zealots draped in flowing sanctimony.
Every man is wise when attacked by a mad dog; fewer when pursued by a mad woman; only the wisest survive when attacked by a mad notion.
The same principles which at first view lead to skepticism, pursued to a certain point, bring men back to common sense.
Zoos are becoming facsimiles - or perhaps caricatures - of how animals once were in their natural habitat. If the right policies toward nature were pursued, we would need no zoos at all.
Michael J. Fox
If the poet has pursued a moral objective, he has diminished his poetic force.
In general, any form of exercise, if pursued continuously, will help train us in perseverance. Long-distance running is particularly good training in perseverance.
I learned from a very young age that if I pursued the things that truly excited me, that they would reward in more important ways, like happiness.
I've discovered I've got this preoccupation with ordinary people pursued by large forces.
I've never pursued a role. I always hear stories about actors going after parts and I'm, like, 'How do they do that?' It seems so weird. It seems like a total myth or something.
Every book has some real life in it. I was never pursued by an evil twin clone, but everything else in MR. MURDER was pretty much out of my own life.
Had we not pursued the hydrogen bomb, there is a very real threat that we would now all be speaking Russian. I have no regrets.
For a number of years I was relentlessly pursued by 10 to 15 men, almost daily. Spat at, verbally abused.
The principle of asceticism never was, nor ever can be, consistently pursued by any living creature. Let but one tenth part of the inhabitants of the earth pursue it consistently, and in a day's time they will have turned it into a Hell.
All enterprises that are entered into with indiscreet zeal may be pursued with great vigor at first, but are sure to collapse in the end.
At the risk of being forgotten completely by the media, I went to college and pursued a passion that had nothing to do with acting: mathematics.
Our science fails to recognize those special properties of life that make it fundamental to material reality. This view of the world - biocentrism - revolves around the way a subjective experience, which we call consciousness, relates to a physical process. It is a vast mystery and one that I have pursued my entire life.
I never pursued being 'famous.'
If we had pursued what President Nixon declared in 1970 as the war on cancer, we would have cured many strains. I think Jack Kemp would be alive today. And that research has saved or prolonged many lives, including mine.
Hollywood hasn't aggressively pursued me. Neither have I aggressively pursued Hollywood.
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