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Definition of Quest


  1. The act of seeking, or looking after anything; attempt to find or obtain; search; pursuit; as, to rove in quest of game, of a lost child, of property, etc.
  2. Request; desire; solicitation.
  3. Those who make search or inquiry, taken collectively.
  4. Inquest; jury of inquest.
  5. To search for; to examine.
  6. To go on a quest; to make a search; to go in pursuit; to beg.

Quest Quotations

Scientists have become the bearers of the torch of discovery in our quest for knowledge.
Stephen Hawking

If those committed to the quest fail, they will be forgiven. When lost, they will find another way. The moral imperative of humanism is the endeavor alone, whether successful or not, provided the effort is honorable and failure memorable.
E. O. Wilson

History teaches us that unity is strength, and cautions us to submerge and overcome our differences in the quest for common goals, to strive, with all our combined strength, for the path to true African brotherhood and unity.
Haile Selassie

If religion were true, its followers would not try to bludgeon their young into an artificial conformity; but would merely insist on their unbending quest for truth, irrespective of artificial backgrounds or practical consequences.
H. P. Lovecraft

I think to be a great quarterback, you have to have a great leadership, great attention to detail, and a relentless competitive nature. And that's what I try to bring to the table, and I have a long way to go. I'm still learning, and I'm still on a constant quest for knowledge.
Russell Wilson
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Quest Translations

quest in Dutch is zoektocht, speurtocht, speurwerk
quest in German is Frage, Frage, Suche
quest in Norwegian is leting
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