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Positive Quotes about Pursued

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Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued,
is always just beyond your grasp,
but which, if you will sit down quietly,
may alight upon you.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

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A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed,
but while it holds good
it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We have real enemies in the world.
These enemies must be found.
They must be pursued and they must be defeated.
- Barack Obama

I never pursued a career relentlessly.
- Armand Assante

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I never pursued Hollywood banging my drum,
because I was never in a film big enough to do that.
- Armand Assante

We don't just borrow words; on occasion,
English has pursued other languages down alleyways
to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary.
- Booker T. Washington

Hollywood hasn't aggressively pursued me.
Neither have I aggressively pursued Hollywood.
- Colin Firth

 

Sure, I did a lot of things in excess.
But if you look at the core, the foundation of what I pursued,
what red-blooded young American male in my position wouldn't?
- Charlie Sheen

Entertaining these opinions of the course to be pursued,
I beg of gentlemen to look at the question,
as I have done, in a calm review of facts and of principles.
- Caleb Cushing

Money is usually attracted, not pursued.
- Jim Rohn

The Slave Trade, though nominally abolished,
is actively pursued here, eighty-three slaves having
been landed just before my arrival,
and another cargo during my stay.
- George Grey

Since we have had a history, men have pursued an ideal of immortality.
- George Wald

Had we not pursued the hydrogen bomb,
there is a very real threat that we would now all be speaking Russian.
I have no regrets.
- Edward Teller

The policy of the house of Austria, which aimed at
destroying the independence of Hungary as a state,
has been pursued unaltered for three hundred years.
- Lajos Kossuth

When the dream came into being, I always pursued it.
- Marguerite Young

My dad wanted me to play when I was a kid,
so I learned to play the guitar.
I pursued a career in music because I love it so much
and I enjoy what it does to those who hear it.
- Randy Travis

My first dream as a child was to become a pilot.
My second dream was to become an astronomer,
and I pursued in parallel efforts and studies in these two areas.
- Claude Nicollier

I've discovered I've got this preoccupation with ordinary
people pursued by large forces.
- Steven Spielberg

The same principles which at first view lead to skepticism,
pursued to a certain point, bring men back to common sense.
- George Berkeley

I was suffering from a peculiar and persistent sense
that I was being pursued,
and also the conviction that under the political order of the times,
our lives had no meaning.
- Naguib Mahfouz

All enterprises that are entered into with indiscreet
zeal may be pursued with great vigor at first,
but are sure to collapse in the end.
- Tacitus

In general, any form of exercise, if pursued continuously,
will help train us in perseverance.
Long-distance running is particularly good training in perseverance.
- Mao Tse-Tung

I used to be married to a woman who pursued every spiritual
trend with tremendous passion and dragged me along.
I don't believe in anything.
I'd seen mediums and readers.
- Harold Ramis

Indeed science alone may perhaps be sterile when pursued
without an understanding of the world in which scientific
knowledge is created and in which the fruits of science are used.
- Polykarp Kusch

Acting happened to me.
If I had pursued it, I think it would have been like someone going to a bar,
desperately looking for love and not finding anyone.
- Keri Russell

But when you're a celebrity, you discover that you're no longer the pursuer,
but the one being pursued.
That's one of the disappointments I have had since becoming a single man.
- Hugh Grant

Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted
by the person you become.
- Jim Rohn

At Johnny's suggestion I pursued a career in radio
that eventually brought me to Los Angeles.
- Randy West

That's the strategy that myself and my party have pursued and are pursuing.
- John Hume

Hinduism's basic tenet is that many roads exist by
which men have pursued and still pursue their quest
for the truth and that none has universal validity.
- Kenneth Scott Latourette

No trace of slavery ought to mix with the studies of the freeborn man.
No study, pursued under compulsion, remains rooted in the memory.
- Plato

If the poet has pursued a moral objective,
he has diminished his poetic force.
- Charles Baudelaire

Every calling is great when greatly pursued.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

One of the first things we found out was that the Warren
Commission never pursued a conspiracy investigation.
- Louis Stokes

Every book has some real life in it.
I was never pursued by an evil twin clone,
but everything else in Mr. MURDER was pretty much out of my own life.
- Dean Koontz

Every man is wise when attacked by a mad dog;
fewer when pursued by a mad woman; only the wisest
survive when attacked by a mad notion.
- Robertson Davies

Few men can be said to have inimitable excellencies:
let us watch them in their progress from infancy to manhood,
and we shall soon be convinced that what they attained
was the necessary consequence of the line they pursued,
and the means they used.
- Adam Clarke

The principle of asceticism never was,
nor ever can be, consistently pursued by any living creature.
Let but one tenth part of the inhabitants of the earth pursue it consistently,
and in a day's time they will have turned it into a Hell.
- Jeremy Bentham

The instant the Government was organized,
at the very first Congress, the Northern States evinced
a general desire and purpose to use it for their own benefit,
and to pervert its powers for sectional advantage,
and they have steadily pursued that policy to this day.
- Robert Toombs

I believe that the American administration of Iraq has been arrogant,
has pursued policies that are illegal in international
law and has been ignorant and incompetent.
I said this very forthrightly to the senators.
- Juan Cole

It's pretty clear that over the last three months the economy has paused.
And it's also pretty clear the American people are
still demanding and asking the question,
'Where are the jobs?' And the reason we don't have
new jobs is because of the job-killing agenda pursued
by President Obama and his allies in the Congress.
- John Boehner

The course hitherto pursued in musical aesthetics has
nearly always been hampered by the false assumption
that the object was not so much to inquire into what
is beautiful in music as to describe the feelings which music awakens.
- Eduard Hanslick

I'm sure that President Johnson would never have pursued
the war in Vietnam if he'd ever had a Fulbright to Japan,
or say Bangkok, or had any feeling for what these people
are like and why they acted the way they did.
He was completely ignorant.
- J. William Fulbright

Zoos are becoming facsimiles - or perhaps caricatures -
of how animals once were in their natural habitat.
If the right policies toward nature were pursued,
we would need no zoos at all.
- Michael J. Fox

Even the draft dodgers are not pursued and hounded.
They are here on our streets, most of them...
unless they are breaking Canadian laws ..
are getting American dollars from Ma and Pa at home to spend here.
- Gordon Sinclair

I was always looking to record, but how much I actually
pursued it was another thing.
The major labels weren't that interested in me,
and the smaller labels didn't have any money to do anything.
- Dan Hicks

That's what noir feels like to me.
It feels like some kind of recurring dream,
with very strong archetypes operating.
You know, the guilty girl being pursued,
falling, all kinds of stuff that we see in our dreams all the time.
- Brian De Palma

It's not like a corporate job where the more you accumulate
on your resume and the more hours you put in,
the higher up you get; it's simply not the case.
That being said, if I had known that and known what
kind of career I'd get into,
I still would have pursued it.
- Jason Marsden

The very gradual reductions in my weight which I am able to show,
may be interesting to many, and I have great pleasure in stating them,
believing that they serve to demonstrate further the
merit of the system pursued.
- William Banting

If we had pursued what President Nixon declared in
1970 as the war on cancer,
we would have cured many strains.
I think Jack Kemp would be alive today.
And that research has saved or prolonged many lives,
including mine.
- Arlen Specter

Over the past decade...
while many businesses have pursued what I call 'business as usual,'
I have been part of a different,
smaller business movement, one that tried to put idealism back on the agenda.
- Anita Roddick

I have no idea how to become successful in children's
tv programming today other than to say that whereever
you find that rare animal being pursued,
insert yourself into its environment;
get in the door in any position and work from within.
- William Jackson

It should be pursued as in the presence of God,
and under the solemn sanctions created by a lively
sense of his omniscience,
and of our accountability to him for the right use
of the faculties which he has bestowed.
- Simon Greenleaf

You don't get to cut that chain of evidence and start over.
You're always going to be pursued by your data shadow,
which is forming from thousands and thousands of little
leaks and tributaries of information.
- Bruce Sterling

I played from the time I was seven years old.
My father was my first baseman coach.
I had opportunities that I never really pursued -
with some Miami teams and a few larger colleges,
and then I ended up bailing and began cooking.
- Todd English

They've pursued their own agendas, and they've done
what they've wanted to do and not pursued traditional
careers in the music industry.
They've followed their own instincts,
and they are in many ways maverick performers.
- Neil Tennant

In my judgment, if we had pursued this course,
the zones would have been of short duration.
England would have been compelled to take her mines
out of the North Sea in order to get any supplies from our country.
- George William Norris

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked,
in which you can walk with love and reverence.
- Henry David Thoreau

'Tis the business of little minds to shrink,
but they whose heart is firm,
and whose conscience approves their conduct,
will pursue their principles unto death.
- Thomas Paine

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste
that they hurry past it.
- Soren Kierkegaard

To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try to understand. To never look away. And never, never, to forget.
- Arundhati Roy

The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase:
if you pursue happiness you'll never find it.
- C. P. Snow

No matter how carefully you plan your goals they will
never be more that pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto.
- W. Clement Stone

Everyone needs a certain amount of money.
Beyond that, we pursue money because we know how to obtain it.
We don't necessarily know how to obtain happiness.
- Gregg Easterbrook

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy,
and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
- Thomas Jefferson

We know that when people are safe in their homes,
they are free to pursue their dream for a brighter
economic future for themselves and their families.
- George E. Pataki

You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even
if it leads to the president.
I'm innocent.
You've got to believe I'm innocent.
If you don't, take my job.
- Richard M. Nixon

Look around the inhabited world; how few know their own good,
or knowing it, pursue.
- John Dryden

I'm a total pleasure seeker.
I pursue anything that satisfies me.
I usually get it.
I have specific needs and I know what they are so I
can achieve satisfaction.
- Lydia Lunch

I had this rare privilege of being able to pursue in my adult life,
what had been my childhood dream.
- Andrew Wiles


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