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Definition of Quest

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

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

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

Consciously or not, we are all on a quest for answers, trying to learn the lessons of life. We grapple with fear and guilt. We search for meaning, love, and power. We try to understand fear, loss, and time. We seek to discover who we are and how we can become truly happy.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

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

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
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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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