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The crowning fortune of a man is to be born to some pursuit which finds him employment and happiness, whether it be to make baskets, or broadswords, or canals, or statues, or songs. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy. - Guillaume Apollinaire


There is no such source of error as the pursuit of absolute truth. - Samuel Butler


The English country gentleman galloping after a fox, The unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable. - Oscar Wilde


What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child. - George Bernard Shaw


I would remind you that extremism in the defence of liberty is no vice. And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue. - Barry Goldwater


Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him. - Henry David Thoreau


Not to engage in the pursuit of ideas is to live like ants instead of like men. - Mortimer Jerome Adler


We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in order to reach its fruit; but the same blunder is made by every person who is over eager and impatient in the pursuit of pleasure. - William Ellery Channing