Seeking Quotes

They were seeking out the treasure of their destiny, without actually wanting to live out their destiny.

Paulo Coelho

Moral authority is never retained by any attempt to hold on to it. It comes without seeking and is retained without effort.

Mohandas Gandhi

Seeking to forget makes exile all the longer the secret of redemption lies in remembrance.

Richard von Weizscker

Seeking to forget makes exile all the longer; the secret of redemption lies in remembrance.

Richard von Weizsaecker

Science depends on outer experiment. Spirituality depends on inner searching and seeking. A scientist discovers the power that very often threatens even his own life. A spiritual seeker discovers the power that guides and moulds his life into a life of divine fulfilment.

Sri Chinmoy

The important thing is not the finding, it is the seeking, it is the devotion with which one spins the wheel of prayer and scripture, discovering the truth little by little. If this machine gave you the truth immediately, you would not recognize it,

Ursula K. LeGuin

In other searchings it might be the object of the quest that brought satisfaction, or it might be something incidental that one got on the way; but in religion, desire was fulfilment, it was the seeking itself that rewarded.

Willa Sibert Cather

The passion for seeking the truth for truth's sake...can be kept alive only if we continue to seek the truth for truth's sake.

Franz Boas

Calmer than midnight's deepest bush Is the sun-bright Summer nooning, With its cloudy shadows seeking rest, That fall on the hillside swooning. Great Night with its solemn starry eyes, Over Day's gate asks us whither We go, what our password is, To the camp beyond the river. ...

Ethel Lynn Beers

What we are only now beginning to fully realize is that in seeking material pleasure too constantly, the capacity for enjoyment or fulfillment decreases and eventually becomes exhausted.

Alex Campbell

We are seeking to incite the (Islamic) nation to rise up to liberate its land and to (conduct) jihad (holy war) for the sake of God.

Osama Bin Laden

Seeking Heaven through righteousness is not seeking righteousness, but something else;--it is not loving goodness for goodness' sake, but for its rewards.

E. H. CHAPIN

I am above the weakness of seeking to establish a sequence of cause and effect, between the disaster and the atrocity.

Edgar Allan Poe

The first duty of a man is the seeking after and the investigation of truth.

Cicero

Most people have come to prefer certain of lifes experiences and deny and reject others, unaware of the value of the hidden things that may come wrapped in plain and even ugly paper. In avoiding all pain and seeking comfort at all costs, we may be left without intimacy or compassion; in rejecting change and risk we often cheat ourselves of the quest; in denying our suffering we may never know our strength or our greatness

Rachel Naomi Remen

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