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If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The United States strongly seeks a lasting agreement for the discontinuance of nuclear weapons tests. We believe that this would be an important step toward reduction of international tensions and would open the way to further agreement on substantial measures of disarmament.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
He that does good for good's sake seeks neither paradise nor reward, but he is sure of both in the end.
Wisdom I know is social. She seeks her fellows. But Beauty is jealous, and illy bears the presence of a rival.
Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Homophobia is like racism and anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry in that it seeks to dehumanize a large group of people, to deny their humanity, their dignity and personhood.
Coretta Scott King
He who seeks does not find, but he who does not seek will be found.
The eyes of a poet discover in each person a unique and irreplaceable humanity. While arrogant intellect seeks to control and manipulate the world, the poetic spirit bows with reverence before its mysteries.
I understand by this passion the union of desire, friendship, and tenderness, which is inflamed by a single female, which prefers her to the rest of her sex, and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being.
Suspicion is one of the morbid reactions by which an organism defends itself and seeks another equilibrium.
But the one thing that has power completely is love, because when a man loves, he seeks no power, and therefore he has power.
A women under stress is not immediately concerned with finding solutions to her problems but rather seeks relief by expressing herself and being understood.
The church saves sinners, but science seeks to stop their manufacture.
Whoever seeks to set one religion against another seeks to destroy all religion.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.
The western mantra is that Israel seeks negotiations without preconditions, while the Palestinians refuse. The opposite is more accurate.
The more a person seeks security, the more that person gives up control over their life.
Man seeks to escape himself in myth, and does so by any means at his disposal. Drugs, alcohol, or lies. Unable to withdraw into himself, he disguises himself. Lies and inaccuracy give him a few moments of comfort.
If you want to be found stand where the seeker seeks.
One seeks to make the loved one entirely happy, or, if that cannot be, entirely wretched.
Jean de la Bruyere
Restorative justice is not a replacement of retributive justice, but a complement. It seeks the rehabilitation of the wrongdoer and the repair of the victim's injury.
Lewis B. Smedes
If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both.
The system of domination is founded on depriving nations of their true identity. It seeks to deprive nations of their culture, identity, self-confidence and in this way dominate them.
The state is the great fictitious entity by which everyone seeks to live at the expense of everyone else.
And just as the terrorist seeks to divide humanity in hate, so we have to unify it around an idea. And that idea is liberty.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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