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It is not the possession of truth, but the success which attends the seeking after it, that enriches the seeker and brings happiness to him.
No civilization other than that which is Christian, is worth seeking or possessing.
Otto von Bismarck
I always seem to have a vague feeling that he is a Satan among musicians, a fallen angel in the darkness who is perpetually seeking to fight his way back to happiness.
The world is not uni-cultural. We must live together rather than seeking to dominate each other. The people in the world cannot accept domination anymore.
One can spend too much of one's life locked in stuffy rooms seeking out obscure truths, searching, researching, until one is too old to enjoy life.
My prayer became 'May I find peace... May I love this life no matter what.' I was seeking an inner refuge, an experience of presence and wholeness that could carry me through whatever losses might come.
The potential financial reward for building the 'next Windows' is so great that there will never be a shortage of new technologies seeking to challenge it.
In our seeking for economic and political progress, we all go up - or else we all go down.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I found thee not, O Lord, without, because I erred in seeking thee without that wert within.
The amount of time we spend with Jesus - meditating on His Word and His majesty, seeking His face - establishes our fruitfulness in the kingdom.
What could I say to you that would be of value, except that perhaps you seek too much, that as a result of your seeking you cannot find.
There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune.
J. Paul Getty
Seeking can become stressful when you apply the same laws that you apply in the material world - hard work, exacting plans, driving ambition, and attachment to outcome.
No other offense has ever been visited with such severe penalties as seeking to help the oppressed.
What is sought can never produce the seeking.
B. F. Skinner
Ambition is a Dead Sea fruit, and the greatest peril to the soul is that one is likely to get precisely what he is seeking.
If the people raise a great howl against my barbarity and cruelty, I will answer that war is war, and not popularity seeking.
William Tecumseh Sherman
There are as many kinds of beauty as there are habitual ways of seeking happiness.
But this is the great danger America faces. That we will cease to be one nation and become instead a collection of interest groups: city against suburb, region against region, individual against individual. Each seeking to satisfy private wants.
One person seeking glory doesn't accomplish very much.
Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully.
In seeking absolute truth we aim at the unattainable and must be content with broken portions.
I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.
The price of seeking to force our beliefs on others is that someday they might force their beliefs on us.
Seeking means: to have a goal; but finding means: to be free, to be receptive, to have no goal.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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