Quotations that match 'sought'.

The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well whatever you do without thought of fame. If it comes at all it will come because it is deserved, not because it is sought after. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
[ After Because Come Comes Deserved Doing Fame More Nothing Sought Success Talent Than Thought Well Whatever Will Without]
Capacity never lacks opportunity. It cannot remain undiscovered because it is sought by too many anxious to use it. Jacqueline Cochran
[ Anxious Because Cannot Capacity Lacks Many Never Opportunity Remain Sought Too Undiscovered Use]
We sought out and visited all the Indians hereabouts that we could meet with, in number about twenty. They were chiefly in one place, about a mile from where we lodged. John Woolman
[ Chiefly Could Indians Lodged Meet Mile Number Out Place Sought Twenty Visited Were Where]
Napster hijacked our music without asking. They never sought our permission. Our catalog of music simply became available as free downloads on the Napster system. Lars Ulrich
[ Asking Available Became Catalog Free Hijacked Music Napster Never Our Permission Simply Sought System Without]
The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve. Albert Schweitzer
[ Among Found Happy How Ones Only Really Serve Sought Those Will]
His daughter returned from her boarding school, improved in fashionable airs and expert in manufacturing fashionable toys; but, in her conversation, he sought in vain for that refined and fertile mind which he had fondly expected. Emma Willard
[ Airs Boarding Conversation Daughter Expected Expert Fashionable Fertile Fondly Had Her His Improved Manufacturing Mind Refined Returned School Sought Toys Vain Which]
What I did was take the Jesus of the Gospels, the Son of God, the Son of the Virgin Mary, and sought to make Him utterly believable, a vital breathing character. Anne Rice
[ Believable Breathing Character Did God Gospels Him Jesus Make Mary Son Sought Take Utterly Vital]
The United States' administrations... must recognize that Iran is a big power. Having said that, we consider ourselves to be a human force and a cultural power and hence a friend of other nations. We have never sought to dominate others or to violate the rights of any other country. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
[ Administrations Any Big Consider Country Cultural Dominate Force Friend Having Hence Human Iran Must Nations Never Other Others Ourselves Power Recognize Rights Said Sought States United Violate]
Many men of science and poets have in their own manner, by various ways and means, and aided by others, sought unceasingly to create a more tolerable world for everyone. Eyvind Johnson
[ Aided Create Everyone Manner Many Means Men More Others Own Poets Science Sought Their Tolerable Various Ways World]
We believe democracy to be the only real guarantor of stability and we have sought to create a 'Jordanian model' that might also inspire others in our region. I wish democracy and peace to be my legacy to my people and the shield of generations to come. King Hussein I
[ Also Believe Come Create Democracy Generations Guarantor Inspire Jordanian Legacy Might Model Only Others Our Peace Real Region Shield Sought Stability Wish]
The deeper the experience of an absence of meaning - in other words, of absurdity - the more energetically meaning is sought. Vaclav Havel
[ Absence Absurdity Deeper Experience Meaning More Other Sought Words]
Popularity is a crime from the moment it is sought; it is only a virtue where men have it whether they will or no. George Savile
[ Crime Men Moment Only Popularity Sought Virtue Where Whether Will]
The use and threat of force, when world peace is not in danger, are no longer valid frames of reference for achieving the ends sought today by sovereign nations. Carlos Salinas
[ Achieving Danger Ends Force Frames Longer Nations Peace Reference Sought Sovereign Threat Today Use Valid World]
Convinced that behavior and conduct are every bit as important as skills and expertise, I sought to build the firm into an enduring, values-based institution. Marvin Bower
[ Behavior Bit Build Conduct Convinced Enduring Every Expertise Firm Important Institution Into Skills Sought]
Even among the married, sexual satisfaction must not be sought in a way which disregards man's character as a person and degrades him to the animal level. Francis Arinze
[ Among Animal Character Degrades Disregards Even Him Level Man Married Must Person Satisfaction Sexual Sought Way Which]
In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist. Dwight D. Eisenhower
[ Acquisition Against Complex Councils Disastrous Exists Government Guard Influence Military-Industrial Misplaced Must Persist Potential Power Rise Sought Unsought Unwarranted Whether Will]
If Sir John A. MacDonald or any other leader of that day were here now, he would have a different program from that of sixty years ago. He sought to give his people policies suited to the time in which he lived. John Bracken
[ Ago Any Day Different Give Here His John Leader Lived Macdonald Now Other Policies Program Sir Sixty Sought Suited Time Were Which Would Years]
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable. Francis Bacon
[ Come Commonly Down Moment Most Those Thoughts Unsought Valuable Write]
At the age of nineteen and a half, I went to the Land of Israel to till its soil and live by the labour of my hands. As I did not find work, I sought my livelihood elsewhere. Shmuel Y. Agnon
[ Age Did Elsewhere Find Half Hands Israel Labour Land Live Livelihood Nineteen Soil Sought Till Went Work]
He was thinking alone, and seriously racking his brain to find a direction for this single force four times multiplied, with which he did not doubt, as with the lever for which Archimedes sought, they should succeed in moving the world, when some one tapped gently at his door. Alexandre Dumas
[ Alone Archimedes Brain Did Direction Door Doubt Find Force Four Gently His Lever Moving Multiplied Racking Seriously Should Single Some Sought Succeed Tapped Thinking Times Which World]
Eternal life and the invisible world are only to be sought in God. Only within Him do all spirits dwell. He is an abyss of individuality, the only infinite plenitude. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Abyss Dwell Eternal God Him Individuality Infinite Invisible Life Only Sought Spirits Within World]
Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought. Matsuo Basho
[ Follow Footsteps Seek Sought Wise]
Whatever fame came did so not because I sought it. Jo Stafford
[ Because Came Did Fame Sought Whatever]
We must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. Dwight D. Eisenhower
[ Acquisition Against Complex Guard Influence Military-Industrial Must Sought Unsought Unwarranted Whether]
Our family, from day one, has only sought the simple truth in this matter. Sam Sheppard
[ Day Family Matter Only Our Simple Sought Truth]
In the tumult of men and events, solitude was my temptation; now it is my friend. What other satisfaction can be sought once you have confronted History? Charles de Gaulle
[ Confronted Events Friend History Men Now Once Other Satisfaction Solitude Sought Temptation Tumult]
Love becomes logically true when lost but still sought from the same source. Brian Celio
[ Becomes Logically Lost Love Same Sought Source Still True]
Orrin Hatch was the keynote speaker at the last meeting of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists. He sought me out because he was a fan. I was thinking he had confused me with someone else. Ted Rall
[ American Association Because Cartoonists Confused Editorial Else Fan Had Hatch Last Meeting Out Someone Sought Speaker Thinking]
As soon as beauty is sought not from religion and love, but for pleasure, it degrades the seeker. Annie Dillard
[ Beauty Degrades Love Pleasure Religion Seeker Soon Sought]
In the first place, when there is a policy of intentional aggression, inspired by a desire to get possession of the territory or the trade of another country, right or wrong, a pretext is always sought. Elihu Root
[ Aggression Always Another Country Desire First Get Inspired Intentional Place Policy Possession Pretext Right Sought Territory Trade Wrong]
If anyone thinks he has no responsibilities, it is because he has not sought them out. Mary Lyon
[ Anyone Because Out Responsibilities Sought Them Thinks]
Truth, when not sought after, rarely comes to light. Oliver Wendell Holmes
[ After Comes Light Rarely Sought Truth]
Temptations come, as a general rule, when they are sought. Margaret Oliphant
[ Come General Rule Sought Temptations]
Thus the genetic basis to the origin of bird species is to be sought in the inheritance of adult traits that are subject to natural and sexual selection. Peter R. Grant
[ Adult Basis Bird Genetic Inheritance Natural Origin Selection Sexual Sought Species Subject Thus Traits]
The United Nations has long sought the ability to raise revenues in this manner as a means of reducing its reliance on American and other member nations' dues to sustain the UN's operations. Frank Gaffney
[ Ability American Dues Long Manner Means Member Nations Operations Other Raise Reducing Reliance Revenues Sought Sustain Un United]
I now bid farewell to the country of my birth - of my passions - of my death; a country whose misfortunes have invoked my sympathies - whose factions I sought to quell - whose intelligence I prompted to a lofty aim - whose freedom has been my fatal dream. Thomas Francis Meagher
[ Aim Been Bid Birth Country Death Dream Factions Farewell Fatal Freedom Intelligence Invoked Lofty Misfortunes Now Passions Prompted Quell Sought Sympathies Whose]
Every step in the progress of this study has tended to obliterate the technical barriers by which logicians have sought to separate the inquiries relating to the several parts of man's nature. Richard Owen
[ Barriers Every Inquiries Man Nature Obliterate Parts Progress Relating Separate Several Sought Step Study Technical Tended Which]
As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in? Alexis de Tocqueville
[ Americans Answer Bring Character Deeper Digs Everything How Into Money Much National Only Question Sees Single Sought Value Will World]
Somehow, the things my mother wanted to do, the release in evangelism she sought with such frenzy, were transferred to me. Ethel Waters
[ Evangelism Frenzy Mother Release She Somehow Sought Such Things Transferred Wanted Were]
Ronald Reagan said that he sought a Star Wars defense only in order to share the technology with the tyrants of the U.S.S.R. Christopher Hitchens
[ Defense Only Order Reagan Ronald Said Share Sought Star Technology Tyrants Wars]
We have actively sought and are actively seeking to make the United Nations an effective instrument of international cooperation. Dean Acheson
[ Actively Cooperation Effective Instrument International Make Nations Seeking Sought United]
Every human being is entitled to courtesy and consideration. Constructive criticism is not only to be expected but sought. Margaret Chase Smith
[ Being Consideration Constructive Courtesy Criticism Entitled Every Expected Human Only Sought]
A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve success or financial independence after the chief reason for which we sought it has passed away. Ellen Glasgow
[ Achieve After Away Chief Financial Independence Irony Life Often Passed Reason Sought Success Tragic Which]
It is only reasonable that our laws do not force our country to provide safe harbor to those individuals that are being sought out by their governments due to their terrorist ties. Bill Shuster
[ Being Country Due Force Governments Harbor Individuals Laws Only Our Out Provide Reasonable Safe Sought Terrorist Their Those Ties]
Before this learning experience, I had assumed that with regard to programs that sought to help people out of poverty, the political world was essentially divided into two camps: conservatives who opposed these for a variety of reasons, and liberals who supported them. Barney Frank
[ Assumed Before Camps Conservatives Divided Essentially Experience Had Help Into Learning Liberals Opposed Out Political Poverty Programs Reasons Regard Sought Supported Them These Two Variety World]
Merit, however inconsiderable, should be sought for and rewarded. Methods are the master of masters. Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
[ However Inconsiderable Master Masters Merit Methods Rewarded Should Sought]
If diffraction or interference phenomena were to be sought it was therefore necessary, in accordance with the basic principles of wave theory, to select for the test arrangement far smaller decisive dimensions than those employed in corresponding tests with visible light. Max von Laue
[ Accordance Arrangement Basic Corresponding Decisive Dimensions Employed Far Interference Light Necessary Phenomena Principles Select Smaller Sought Test Tests Than Theory Therefore Those Visible Wave Were]
A friend is long sought, hardly found, and with difficulty kept. St. Jerome
[ Difficulty Found Friend Hardly Kept Long Sought]
Where quality is the thing sought after, the thing of supreme quality is cheap, whatever the price one has to pay for it. William James
[ After Cheap Pay Price Quality Sought Supreme Thing Whatever Where]
I state for the record that I have never sought funds from any POW family, nor led them to believe in any way that we were going on a mission to rescue their specific missing loved one. Bo Gritz
[ Any Believe Family Funds Going Led Loved Missing Mission Never Nor Pow Record Rescue Sought Specific State Their Them Way Were]
I sought Ben Affleck because I needed an everyman for this role. Ben appeals to men and women. He gives you a sense of intelligence, the notion of a guy who can think on his feet. John Frankenheimer
[ Affleck Appeals Because Ben Everyman Feet Gives Guy His Intelligence Men Needed Notion Role Sense Sought Think Women]
Therefore it is essential that some means should be sought whereby the work of the nation may be carried on without constant yet at present necessary dislocation. James Larkin
[ Carried Constant Dislocation Essential May Means Nation Necessary Present Should Some Sought Therefore Whereby Without Work Yet]
Count no day lost in which you waited your turn, took only your share and sought advantage over no one. Robert Brault
[ Advantage Count Day Lost Only Over Share Sought Took Turn Waited Which Your]
Neither these statesmen nor their constituents sought in any way to use the Government for the interest of themselves or their section, or for the injury of a single member of the Confederacy. Robert Toombs
[ Any Confederacy Constituents Government Injury Interest Member Neither Nor Section Single Sought Statesmen Their Themselves These Use Way]
Mysteries, like the Masonic rites, are ones parents and elders are sworn not to reveal to the uninitiated, which include all children. And so we sought for signs. Anthony Hecht
[ Children Elders Include Masonic Mysteries Ones Parents Reveal Rites Signs Sought Sworn Which]
Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service. Henry Ford
[ After Attained By-Product Comes Directly Happiness Never Providing Service Sought Useful Wealth]
These poor wretches were stolen from their homes, carried to a strange country, and sold to servitude, from which they sought to escape on the first occasion which offered. Philip Hone
[ Carried Country Escape First Homes Occasion Offered Poor Servitude Sold Sought Stolen Strange Their These Were Which]
I have never sought the reason why I write. Nathalie Sarraute
[ Never Reason Sought Why Write]
But I, Caesar, have not sought to amass wealth by the practice of my art, having been rather contented with a small fortune and reputation, than desirous of abundance accompanied by a want of reputation. Marcus V. Pollio
[ Abundance Accompanied Art Been Caesar Contented Desirous Fortune Having Practice Rather Reputation Small Sought Than Want Wealth]
In the summer of 1776 our Founding Fathers sought to secure our independence and the liberties that remain the foundation of our nation today. Doc Hastings
[ Fathers Foundation Founding Independence Liberties Nation Our Remain Secure Sought Summer Today]
If the present world go astray, the cause is in you, in you it is to be sought. Dante Alighieri
[ Astray Cause Go Present Sought World]
What interested me was not news, but appraisal. What I sought was to grasp the flavor of a man, his texture, his impact, what he stood for, what he believed in, what made him what he was and what color he gave to the fabric of his time. John Gunther
[ Appraisal Believed Color Fabric Flavor Gave Grasp Him His Impact Interested Made Man News Sought Stood Texture Time]
I think it would have been a lot better for him to say, I did it and I'm sorry, McGwire was never one to show a lot of emotion on the field, not a player who sought attention and craved to be thought of as a nice guy. Fay Vincent
[ Attention Been Better Craved Did Emotion Field Guy Him Lot Never Nice Player Say Show Sorry Sought Think Thought Would]
It has pleased no less than surprised me that of the many studies whereby I have sought to extend the field of general chemistry, the highest scientific distinction that there is today has been awarded for those on catalysis. Wilhelm Ostwald
[ Awarded Been Catalysis Chemistry Distinction Extend Field General Highest Less Many Pleased Scientific Sought Studies Surprised Than Those Today Whereby]
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence. Abigail Adams Education
[ Ardor Attained Chance Diligence Learning Must Sought]
We have not sought this conflict; we have sought too long to avoid it; our forbearance has been construed into weakness, our magnanimity into fear, until the vindication of our manhood, as well as the defence of our rights, is required at our hands. Robert Toombs
[ Avoid Been Conflict Construed Defence Fear Forbearance Hands Into Long Magnanimity Manhood Our Required Rights Sought Too Until Vindication Weakness Well]
Seek not to follow in the footsteps of men of old; seek what they sought. Matsuo Basho
[ Follow Footsteps Men Old Seek Sought]
The answer has to be sought in the material conditions of the production and utilization of cattle in India compared with the production and utilization of cattle in other parts of the world. Marvin Harris
[ Answer Cattle Compared Conditions India Material Other Parts Production Sought Utilization World]
Everywhere I have sought rest and not found it, except sitting in a corner by myself with a little book. Arthur Helps
[ Book Corner Everywhere Except Found Little Myself Rest Sitting Sought]
Certainly there was no just cause of complaint from the Northern States - no advantage was ever sought or obtained by them for their section of the Republic. Robert Toombs
[ Advantage Cause Certainly Complaint Ever Just Northern Obtained Republic Section Sought States Their Them]
And then came the nineties, when management, suddenly frightened that they had ceded control to the players, sought to restore baseball's profitability by 'running the game like a business.' John Thorn
[ Baseball Business Came Ceded Control Frightened Game Had Management Nineties Players Profitability Restore Running Sought Suddenly Then]
Well, I actually first got into music as a small child, and as I became a teen, I sought out making money from music, weather that was singing lounge gigs, backup in studios, or weddings. Chantal Kreviazuk
[ Actually Backup Became Child First Gigs Got Into Lounge Making Money Music Out Singing Small Sought Studios Teen Weather Weddings Well]
As founder and co-chair of the upper Mississippi River Congressional task force, I have long sought to preserve the river's health and historical multiple uses, including as a natural waterway and a home to wildlife, for the benefit of future generations of Americans. Ron Kind
[ Americans Benefit Congressional Force Founder Future Generations Health Historical Home Including Long Mississippi Multiple Natural Preserve River Sought Task Upper Uses Wildlife]
If I became a philosopher, if I have so keenly sought this fame for which I'm still waiting, it's all been to seduce women basically. Jean-Paul Sartre
[ Basically Became Been Fame Keenly Philosopher Seduce Sought Still Waiting Which Women]
The Klan had used fear, intimidation and murder to brutally oppress over African-Americans who sought justice and equality and it sought to respond to the young workers of the civil rights movement in Mississippi in the same way. Charles Rangel
[ African-Americans Brutally Civil Equality Fear Had Intimidation Justice Klan Mississippi Movement Murder Oppress Over Respond Rights Same Sought Used Way Workers Young]
I have never gone out of fashion. And do you know why? Because I never sought it. When you don't seek it, it's always with you. Bonnie Tyler
[ Always Because Fashion Gone Know Never Out Seek Sought Why]
So, influenced by these advisors and this hope, I have at length allowed my friends to publish the work, as they had long besought me to do. Nicolaus Copernicus
[ Advisors Allowed Friends Had Hope Influenced Length Long Publish These Work]
But if it not be true, the myth itself requires to be explained, and every principle of philosophy and common sense demand that the explanation be sought, not in arbitrary allegorical categories, but in the actual facts of ritual or religious custom to which the myth attaches. William Robertson Smith
[ Actual Allegorical Arbitrary Attaches Categories Common Custom Demand Every Explained Explanation Facts Itself Myth Philosophy Principle Religious Requires Ritual Sense Sought True Which]
In the Seventies, a lot of executions via electric chair failed because of technical problems. Seed tells the true story of someone who survived and sought revenge. They buried him alive to make it seem he was dead. Uwe Boll
[ Alive Because Buried Chair Dead Electric Executions Failed Him Lot Make Problems Revenge Seed Seem Seventies Someone Sought Story Survived Technical Tells True Via]
By mere burial man arrives not at bliss; and in the future life, throughout its whole infinite range, they will seek for happiness as vainly as they sought it here, who seek it in aught else than that which so closely surrounds them here - the Infinite. Johann Gottlieb Fichte
[ Arrives Aught Bliss Burial Closely Else Future Happiness Here Infinite Life Man Mere Range Seek Sought Surrounds Than Them Throughout Vainly Which Whole Will]
If a test of civilization be sought, none can be so sure as the condition of that half of society over which the other half has power. Harriet Martineau
[ Civilization Condition Half None Other Over Power Society Sought Sure Test Which]
Money and women are the most sought after and the least known about of any two things we have. Will Rogers
[ After Any Known Least Money Most Sought Things Two Women]
God is not a hypothesis derived from logical assumptions, but an immediate insight, self-evident as light. He is not something to be sought in the darkness with the light of reason. He is the light. Abraham Joshua Heschel
[ Assumptions Darkness Derived God Hypothesis Immediate Insight Light Logical Reason Self-Evident Something Sought]
I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve. Albert Schweitzer
[ Among Destiny Found Happy How Know Ones Only Really Serve Sought Thing Those Will Your]
If you ask me to summarise our mission, I would put it this way: We were a military regime that sought to lay the foundations for freedom and liberty in a complex society. Ibrahim Babangida
[ Ask Complex Foundations Freedom Lay Liberty Military Mission Our Put Regime Society Sought Way Were Would]
Industry, thrift and self-control are not sought because they create wealth, but because they create character. Calvin Coolidge
[ Because Character Create Industry Self-Control Sought Thrift Wealth]
Look and you will find it - what is unsought will go undetected. Sophocles
[ Find Go Look Undetected Unsought Will]
The clouds may drop down titles and estates, and wealth may seek us, but wisdom must be sought. Edward Young
[ Clouds Down Drop Estates May Must Seek Sought Titles Us Wealth Wisdom]
One thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve. Albert Schweitzer
[ Among Found Happy How Know Ones Only Really Serve Sought Thing Those Will]
To the families of special needs children all across this country I have a message for you: for years you have sought to make America a more welcoming place for your sons and daughters, and I pledge to you that if we're elected, you will have a friend, an advocate, in The White House. Sarah Palin
[ Across Advocate America Children Country Daughters Elected Families Friend House Make Message More Needs Place Pledge Sons Sought Special Welcoming White Will Years Your]