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If our condition were truly happy, we would not seek diversion from it in order to make ourselves happy.
If we have not peace within ourselves, it is in vain to seek it from outward sources.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
All those who seek to destroy the liberties of a democratic nation ought to know that war is the surest and shortest means to accomplish it.
Alexis de Tocqueville
I am for socialism, disarmament, and, ultimately, for abolishing the state itself... I seek the social ownership of property, the abolition of the propertied class, and the sole control of those who produce wealth. Communism is the goal.
Roger Nash Baldwin
We should seek the greatest value of our action.
Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
I welcome and seek your ideas, but do not bring me small ideas; bring me big ideas to match our future.
Driven by the forces of love, the fragments of the world seek each other so that the world may come to being.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
When we tire of well-worn ways, we seek for new. This restless craving in the souls of men spurs them to climb, and to seek the mountain view.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
We say nothing essential about the cathedral when we speak of its stones. We say nothing essential about Man when we seek to define him by the qualities of men.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Columbus did not seek a new route to the Indies in response to a majority directive.
It is a strange desire, to seek power, and to lose liberty; or to seek power over others, and to lose power over a man's self.
The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced. Every other wound we seek to heal - every other affliction to forget: but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open - this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude.
The God we serve does not seek out the perfect, but instead uses our imperfections and our shortcomings for his greater good. I am humbled by my own limitations. But where I am weak, He is strong.
The inherent purpose of American government is let people seek their own goals and to encourage them to be responsible on the various adventures they have on their way to those goals, good, bad, and otherwise.
P. J. O'Rourke
Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt.
The great thing in the world is not so much to seek happiness as to earn peace and self-respect.
Scientists disagree among themselves but they never fight over their disagreements. They argue about evidence or go out and seek new evidence. Much the same is true of philosophers, historians and literary critics.
When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves.
William Arthur Ward
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
For those who seek to understand it, death is a highly creative force. The highest spiritual values of life can originate from the thought and study of death.
Whenever we seek to avoid the responsibility for our own behavior, we do so by attempting to give that responsibility to some other individual or organization or entity. But this means we then give away our power to that entity.
M. Scott Peck
I put forward formless and unresolved notions, as do those who publish doubtful questions to debate in the schools, not to establish the truth but to seek it.
Michel de Montaigne
The sort of poetry I seek resides in objects man can't touch.
E. M. Forster
America will never seek a permission slip to defend the security of our people.
George W. Bush
The connection between dress and war is not far to seek; your finest clothes are those you wear as soldiers.
When one is trying to do something beyond his known powers it is useless to seek the approval of friends. Friends are at their best in moments of defeat.
Tis not too late to seek a newer world.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
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