Quotations that match 'seeks'.

Jordan seeks to play only one role, that of a model state. It is our aim to set an example for our Arab brethren, not one that they need follow but one that will inspire them to seek a higher, happier destiny within their own borders. King Hussein I
[ Aim Arab Borders Brethren Destiny Example Follow Happier Higher Inspire Jordan Model Need Only Our Own Play Role Seek Seeks Set State Their Them Will Within]
If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
[ Any Harbor Knows Man Right Seeks Wind]
Anyone who seeks power wants absolute power. Robert Shea
[ Absolute Anyone Power Seeks Wants]
One seeks to equip the child with deeper, more gripping, and subtler ways of knowing the world and himself. Jerome S. Bruner
[ Child Deeper Equip Gripping Himself Knowing More Seeks Subtler Ways World]
The communism of Marx seeks a strong state centralization, and where this exists, there the parasitic Jewish nation - which speculates upon the labor of people - will always find the means for its existence. Mikhail Bakunin
[ Always Centralization Communism Existence Exists Find Jewish Labor Marx Means Nation Parasitic Seeks State Strong Upon Where Which Will]
The intellectual takes as a starting point his self and relates the world to his own sensibilities; the scientist accepts an existing field of knowledge and seeks to map out the unexplored terrain. Daniel Bell
[ Accepts Existing Field His Intellectual Knowledge Map Out Own Point Relates Scientist Seeks Self Sensibilities Starting Takes Terrain Unexplored World]
President Obama celebrates diversity, yet instinctively seeks common ground and builds on that common ground to make progress. Valerie Jarrett
[ Builds Celebrates Common Diversity Ground Instinctively Make Obama Obama President Progress Seeks Yet]
If anybody seeks your advice, offer right and sincere advice. Abu Bakr
[ Advice Anybody Offer Right Seeks Sincere Your]
We cannot live by power, and a culture that seeks to live by it becomes brutal and sterile. But we can die without it. Max Lerner
[ Becomes Brutal Cannot Culture Die Live Power Seeks Sterile Without]
Suspicion is one of the morbid reactions by which an organism defends itself and seeks another equilibrium. Nathalie Sarraute
[ Another Defends Equilibrium Itself Morbid Organism Reactions Seeks Suspicion Which]
I understand by this passion the union of desire, friendship, and tenderness, which is inflamed by a single female, which prefers her to the rest of her sex, and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being. Edward Gibbon
[ Being Desire Female Friendship Happiness Her Inflamed Our Passion Possession Prefers Rest Seeks Sex Single Sole Supreme Tenderness Understand Union Which]
Social democracy seeks and finds the ways, and particular slogans, of the workers' struggle only in the course of the development of this struggle, and gains directions for the way forward through this struggle alone. Rosa Luxemburg
[ Alone Course Democracy Development Directions Finds Forward Gains Only Particular Seeks Slogans Social Struggle Through Way Ways Workers]
In any event, the problem in Iran is much bigger than weapons. The problem is the terrorist regime that seeks the weapons. The regime must go. Richard Perle
[ Any Bigger Event Go Iran Much Must Problem Regime Seeks Terrorist Than Weapons]
Man seeks to change the foods available in nature to suit his tastes, thereby putting an end to the very essence of life contained in them. Sai Baba Food
[ Available Change Contained End Essence Foods His Life Man Nature Putting Seeks Suit Tastes Them Thereby Very]
The United States strongly seeks a lasting agreement for the discontinuance of nuclear weapons tests. We believe that this would be an important step toward reduction of international tensions and would open the way to further agreement on substantial measures of disarmament. Dwight D. Eisenhower
[ Agreement Believe Disarmament Further Important International Lasting Measures Nuclear Open Reduction Seeks States Step Strongly Substantial Tensions Tests Toward United Way Weapons Would]
The true worth of an experimenter consists in his pursuing not only what he seeks in his experiment, but also what he did not seek. Claude Bernard
[ Also Consists Did Experiment Experimenter His Only Pursuing Seek Seeks True Worth]
Olympism is a philosophy which, by blending sport with culture, seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of good example and respect for universal ethical principles. Juan Antonio Samaranch
[ Based Blending Create Culture Educational Effort Ethical Example Found Good Joy Life Olympism Philosophy Principles Respect Seeks Sport Universal Value Way Which]
Racism is a refuge for the ignorant. It seeks to divide and to destroy. It is the enemy of freedom, and deserves to be met head-on and stamped out. Pierre Berton
[ Deserves Destroy Divide Enemy Freedom Head-On Ignorant Met Out Racism Refuge Seeks Stamped]
Whoever seeks to set one religion against another seeks to destroy all religion. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Against Another Destroy Religion Seeks Set Whoever]
A strategy delineates a territory in which a company seeks to be unique. Michael Porter
[ Company Seeks Strategy Territory Unique Which]
He only seems to me to live, and to make proper use of life, who sets himself some serious work to do, and seeks the credit of a task well and skillfully performed. Sallust
[ Credit Himself Life Live Make Only Performed Proper Seeks Seems Serious Sets Skillfully Some Task Use Well Work]
The history of thought may be summed up in these words: it is absurd by what it seeks and great by what it finds. Paul Valery
[ Absurd Finds Great History May Seeks Summed These Thought Up Words]
Tragedy occurs when a human soul awakes and seeks, in suffering and pain, to free itself from crime, violence, infamy, even at the cost of life. The struggle is the tragedy - not defeat or death. Whittaker Chambers
[ Awakes Cost Crime Death Defeat Even Free Human Infamy Itself Life Occurs Pain Seeks Soul Struggle Suffering Tragedy Violence]
This preparatory sort of idealism is the one that, as I just suggested, Berkeley made prominent, and, after a fashion familiar. I must state it in my own way, although one in vain seeks to attain novelty in illustrating so frequently described a view. Josiah Royce
[ After Although Attain Berkeley Described Familiar Fashion Frequently Idealism Illustrating Just Made Must Novelty Own Preparatory Prominent Seeks Sort State Suggested Vain View Way]
Wisdom I know is social. She seeks her fellows. But Beauty is jealous, and illy bears the presence of a rival. Thomas Jefferson
[ Bears Beauty Fellows Her Jealous Know Presence Rival Seeks She Social Wisdom]
I basically believe the medical insurance industry should be nonprofit, not profit-making. There is no way a health reform plan will work when it is implemented by an industry that seeks to return money to shareholders instead of using that money to provide health care. Diane Feinstein
[ Basically Believe Care Health Implemented Industry Instead Insurance Medical Money Nonprofit Plan Provide Reform Return Seeks Shareholders Should Using Way Will Work]
Legislation can neither be wise nor just which seeks the welfare of a single interest at the expense and to the injury of many and varied interests. Andrew Johnson
[ Expense Injury Interest Interests Just Legislation Many Neither Nor Seeks Single Varied Welfare Which Wise]
He who seeks for methods without having a definite problem in mind seeks in the most part in vain. David Hilbert
[ Definite Having Methods Mind Most Part Problem Seeks Vain Without]
Who seeks shall find. Sophocles Motivational
[ Find Seeks Shall]
The megalomaniac differs from the narcissist by the fact that he wishes to be powerful rather than charming, and seeks to be feared rather than loved. To this type belong many lunatics and most of the great men of history. Bertrand Russell
[ Belong Charming Differs Fact Feared Great History Loved Lunatics Many Megalomaniac Men Most Narcissist Powerful Rather Seeks Than Type Wishes]
He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest. Dylan Thomas
[ Boredom Finds Rest Seeks Work]
Everything that's realistic has some sort of ugliness in it. Even a flower is ugly when it wilts, a bird when it seeks its prey, the ocean when it becomes violent. Sharon Tate
[ Becomes Bird Even Everything Flower Ocean Prey Realistic Seeks Some Sort Ugliness Ugly Violent Wilts]
The federal government seeks to control and regulate the Internet, but the last thing this Congress should be doing is trying to stifle public debate online. Dennis Hastert
[ Congress Control Debate Doing Federal Government Internet Last Online Public Regulate Seeks Should Stifle Thing Trying]
Banks are an almost irresistible attraction for that element of our society which seeks unearned money. J. Edgar Hoover
[ Almost Attraction Banks Element Irresistible Money Our Seeks Society Unearned Which]
Physiology seeks to derive the processes in our own nervous system from general physical forces, without considering whether these processes are or are not accompanied by processes of consciousness. Wilhelm Wundt
[ Accompanied Consciousness Considering Derive Forces General Nervous Our Own Physical Physiology Processes Seeks System These Whether Without]
Green politics at its worst amounts to a sort of Zen fascism; less extreme, it denounces growth and seeks to stop the world so that we can all get off. Chris Patten
[ Amounts Extreme Fascism Get Green Growth Less Off Politics Seeks Sort Stop World Worst Zen]
Love seeks one thing only: the good of the one loved. It leaves all the other secondary effects to take care of themselves. Love, therefore, is its own reward. Thomas Merton
[ Care Effects Good Leaves Love Loved Only Other Own Reward Secondary Seeks Take Themselves Therefore Thing]
The Justices are currently considering a case, argued last month, which seeks to extend the writ of habeas corpus to al Qaeda and Taliban detainees at Guantanamo. John Yoo
[ Al Argued Case Considering Corpus Currently Detainees Extend Guantanamo Justices Last Month Qaeda Seeks Taliban Which Writ]
The essential quality of an animal is that it seeks its own living, whereas a vegetable has its living brought to it. Henry Mayhew
[ Animal Brought Essential Living Own Quality Seeks Vegetable Whereas]
The man who seeks to please God is the man who people are pleased with. The man who seeks to please others won't satisfy anyone. Edwin Louis Cole
[ Anyone God Man Others Please Pleased Satisfy Seeks Won]
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach. Adolf Hitler
[ Accommodate Comprehension Intelligent Itself Least Popular Propaganda Reach Seeks Those Whom]
Thus it is that in war the victorious strategist only seeks battle after the victory has been won, whereas he who is destined to defeat first fights and afterwards looks for victory. Sun Tzu
[ After Afterwards Battle Been Defeat Destined Fights First Looks Only Seeks Strategist Thus Victorious Victory War Whereas Won]
The politician in my country seeks votes, affection and respect, in that order. With few notable exceptions, they are simply men who want to be loved. Edward R. Murrow
[ Affection Country Exceptions Few Loved Men Notable Order Politician Respect Seeks Simply Votes Want]
If one seeks to analyze experiences and reactions to the first postwar years, I hope one may say without being accused of bias that it is easier for the victor than for the vanquished to advocate peace. Gustav Stresemann
[ Accused Advocate Analyze Being Bias Easier Experiences First Hope May Peace Postwar Reactions Say Seeks Than Vanquished Victor Without Years]
He who seeks for gain, must be at some expense. Titus Maccius Plautus
[ Expense Gain Must Seeks Some]
Pride defeats its own end, by bringing the man who seeks esteem and reverence into contempt. Henry Bolingbroke
[ Bringing Contempt Defeats End Esteem Into Man Own Pride Reverence Seeks]
A political theory seeks to find from history the limits of the politically possible. Francis Parker Yockey
[ Find History Limits Political Politically Possible Seeks Theory]
If you want to be found stand where the seeker seeks. Sidney Lanier Wisdom
[ Found Seeker Seeks Stand Want Where]
In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks. John Muir Wisdom
[ Every Far More Nature Receives Seeks Than Walk]
Meyer and I have a bit in common because we're both left-handed. I think it's great that he seeks out that advice because he's not too cool or too uncomfortable to ask for it. Barry Zito
[ Advice Ask Because Bit Both Common Cool Great Left-Handed Out Seeks Think Too Uncomfortable]
With years of experience doing whatever it takes to get to the bottom of each story, I am looking forward to covering the stories in the human dimension and impart the passion and visceral reactions the audience seeks. Geraldo Rivera
[ Am Audience Bottom Covering Dimension Doing Each Experience Forward Get Human Impart Looking Passion Reactions Seeks Stories Story Takes Visceral Whatever Years]
The travel writer seeks the world we have lost - the lost valleys of the imagination. Alexander Cockburn
[ Imagination Lost Seeks Travel Valleys World Writer]
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping . Dale Carnegie
[ Another Applause Happiness Keeping Outside Person Seeks Their]
One seeks to make the loved one entirely happy, or, if that cannot be, entirely wretched. Jean de la Bruyere
[ Cannot Entirely Happy Loved Make Seeks Wretched]
Homophobia is like racism and anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry in that it seeks to dehumanize a large group of people, to deny their humanity, their dignity and personhood. Coretta Scott King
[ Anti-Semitism Bigotry Deny Dignity Forms Group Homophobia Humanity Large Other Racism Seeks Their]
Know thyself. A maxim as pernicious as it is ugly. Whoever studies himself arrest his own development. A caterpillar who seeks to know himself would never become a butterfly. Andre Gide
[ Arrest Become Butterfly Caterpillar Development Himself His Know Maxim Never Own Pernicious Seeks Studies Thyself Ugly Whoever Would]
The church saves sinners, but science seeks to stop their manufacture. Elbert Hubbard
[ Church Manufacture Saves Science Seeks Sinners Stop Their]
The great unity which true science seeks is found only by beginning with our knowledge of God, and coming down from Him along the stream of causation to every fact and event that affects us. Howard Crosby
[ Affects Along Beginning Causation Coming Down Event Every Fact Found God Great Him Knowledge Only Our Science Seeks Stream True Unity Us Which]
We are a nation that seeks out solutions and refuses to ignore challenges. Chris Chocola
[ Challenges Ignore Nation Out Refuses Seeks Solutions]
Our first responsibility is to protect the American people and we cannot put on blinders to expect that everyone who seeks asylum does so in good faith. Bill Shuster
[ American Asylum Blinders Cannot Does Everyone Expect Faith First Good Our Protect Put Responsibility Seeks]
He that does good for good's sake seeks neither paradise nor reward, but he is sure of both in the end. William Penn
[ Both Does End Good Neither Nor Paradise Reward Sake Seeks Sure]
He who seeks does not find, but he who does not seek will be found. Franz Kafka
[ Does Find Found Seek Seeks Will]
In this Epistle, the Apostle seeks, with great earnestness, to confirm the Christian converts in the belief of that Gospel, which he had so faithfully preached. John Strachan
[ Apostle Belief Christian Confirm Converts Earnestness Epistle Faithfully Gospel Great Had Preached Seeks Which]
Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude. Alexis de Tocqueville
[ Common Democracy Difference Equality Liberty Nothing Notice Restraint Seeks Servitude Socialism While Word]
The system of domination is founded on depriving nations of their true identity. It seeks to deprive nations of their culture, identity, self-confidence and in this way dominate them. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
[ Culture Deprive Depriving Dominate Domination Founded Identity Nations Seeks Self-Confidence System Their Them True Way]
He who negates present society, and seeks social conditions based on the sharing of property, is a revolutionary whether he calls himself an anarchist or a communist. Johann Most
[ Anarchist Based Calls Communist Conditions Himself Present Property Revolutionary Seeks Sharing Social Society Whether]
But the one thing that has power completely is love, because when a man loves, he seeks no power, and therefore he has power. Alan Paton
[ Because Completely Love Loves Man Power Seeks Therefore Thing]
You don't really get to pick and chose what you would like to be doing. But I've been very fortunate, and I think water seeks its own level. You do gravitate towards things that you would get off on. Bill Paxton
[ Been Chose Doing Fortunate Get Gravitate Level Off Own Pick Really Seeks Things Think Towards Very Water Would]
The impulse of the journalist is to be novel, yet to relate his curiosities to the urgencies of the moment; the philosopher seeks what he conceives to be true, regardless of the moment. Daniel Bell
[ Conceives Curiosities His Impulse Journalist Moment Novel Philosopher Regardless Relate Seeks True Yet]
An attitude to life which seeks fulfillment in the single-minded pursuit of wealth - in short, materialism - does not fit into this world, because it contains within itself no limiting principle, while the environment in which it is placed is strictly limited. Charles Edwards
[ Attitude Because Contains Does Environment Fit Fulfillment Into Itself Life Limited Limiting Materialism Placed Principle Pursuit Seeks Short Single-Minded Strictly Wealth Which While Within World]
Olympism seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of a good example and respect for universal fundamental ethical principles. Pierre de Coubertin
[ Based Create Educational Effort Ethical Example Found Fundamental Good Joy Life Olympism Principles Respect Seeks Universal Value Way]
The American people deserve truthfulness, not more political campaigning. The American people deserve a responsible government that seeks to address their needs, not more ideological dogma. Jose Serrano
[ Address American Campaigning Deserve Dogma Government Ideological More Needs Political Responsible Seeks Their Truthfulness]
Man seeks to escape himself in myth, and does so by any means at his disposal. Drugs, alcohol, or lies. Unable to withdraw into himself, he disguises himself. Lies and inaccuracy give him a few moments of comfort. Jean Cocteau
[ Alcohol Any Comfort Disguises Disposal Does Escape Few Give Him Himself His Inaccuracy Into Lies Man Means Moments Myth Seeks Unable Withdraw]
The idea of the sacred is quite simply one of the most conservative notions in any culture, because it seeks to turn other ideas - uncertainty, progress, change - into crimes. Salman Rushdie
[ Any Because Change Conservative Crimes Culture Idea Ideas Into Most Notions Other Progress Quite Sacred Seeks Simply Turn Uncertainty]
Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use and a finer sense of comfort, expressed in organic simplicity. Frank Lloyd Wright
[ Architecture Comfort Expressed Finer Organic Seeks Sense Simplicity Superior Use]
A women under stress is not immediately concerned with finding solutions to her problems but rather seeks relief by expressing herself and being understood. John Gray
[ Being Concerned Expressing Finding Her Herself Immediately Problems Rather Relief Seeks Solutions Stress Under Understood Women]
Seeks painted trifles and fantastic toys, and eagerly pursues imaginary joys. Mark Akenside
[ Eagerly Fantastic Imaginary Joys Painted Pursues Seeks Toys Trifles]
The true gourmet, like the true artist, is one of the unhappiest creatures existent. His trouble comes from so seldom finding what he constantly seeks: perfection. Ludwig Bemelmans
[ Artist Comes Constantly Creatures Existent Finding Gourmet His Perfection Seeks Seldom Trouble True Unhappiest]
This field is not necessarily glamorous, nor does it often produce immediate results, but it seeks to increase our basic understanding of living processes. Aaron Klug
[ Basic Does Field Glamorous Immediate Increase Living Necessarily Nor Often Our Processes Produce Results Seeks Understanding]
The principle we call self-love never seeks anything external for the sake of the thing, but only as a means of happiness or good: particular affections rest in the external things themselves. Joseph Butler
[ Affections Anything Call External Good Happiness Means Never Only Particular Principle Rest Sake Seeks Self-Love Themselves Thing Things]
Towering genius disdains a beaten path. It seeks regions hitherto unexplored. Abraham Lincoln
[ Beaten Genius Hitherto Path Regions Seeks Towering Unexplored]
Love of country is like love of woman - he loves her best who seeks to bestow on her the highest good. Felix Adler
[ Best Bestow Country Good Her Highest Love Loves Seeks Woman]
Taught from infancy that beauty is woman's sceptre, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison. Mary Wollstonecraft
[ Adorn Beauty Body Cage Gilt Infancy Itself Mind Only Prison Roaming Round Seeks Shapes Taught Woman]
Anyone who seeks to destroy the passions instead of controlling them is trying to play the angel. Voltaire
[ Angel Anyone Controlling Destroy Instead Passions Play Seeks Them Trying]
If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for truth, and he will find both. Horace Mann
[ Any Ask Both Find Forget Greatness Him Man Seeks Truth Will]
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks. Mary Wollstonecraft
[ Because Chooses Evil Good Happiness Man Mistakes Only Seeks]
For humanism also appeals to man as man. It seeks to liberate the universal qualities of human nature from the narrow limitations of blood and soil and class and to create a common language and a common culture in which men can realize their common humanity. Christopher Dawson
[ Also Appeals Blood Class Common Create Culture Human Humanism Humanity Language Liberate Limitations Man Men Narrow Nature Qualities Realize Seeks Soil Their Universal Which]
The state is the great fictitious entity by which everyone seeks to live at the expense of everyone else. Frederic Bastiat
[ Else Entity Everyone Expense Fictitious Great Live Seeks State Which]