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Definition of Pursuit

Pursuit

  1. The act of following or going after; esp., a following with haste, either for sport or in hostility; chase; prosecution; as, the pursuit of game; the pursuit of an enemy.
  2. A following with a view to reach, accomplish, or obtain; endeavor to attain to or gain; as, the pursuit of knowledge; the pursuit of happiness or pleasure.
  3. Course of business or occupation; continued employment with a view to same end; as, mercantile pursuits; a literary pursuit.
  4. Prosecution.

Pursuit Quotations

We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Thomas Jefferson

Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
Mario Andretti

Desire is the key to motivation, but it's the determination and commitment to unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
Mario Andretti

The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us a wild-goose chase, and is never attained. Follow some other object, and very possibly we may find that we have caught happiness without dreaming of it.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Pursuit Translations

pursuit in Dutch is vervolging, achtervolging
pursuit in French is poursuite
pursuit in Italian is inseguimento
pursuit in Latin is consectatio
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