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«Nobody ever learns how. The search for human behavior is infinite. You'll never understand it all. I think that's wonderful.»
«Quality also marks the search for an ideal after necessity has been satisfied and mere usefulness achieved.»
«Between truth and the search for it, I choose the second.»
Author: Bernard Berenson | Keywords: The Search
«There's a theory, one I find persuasive, that the quest for knowledge is, at bottom, the search for the answer to the question: ''Where was I before I was born'.' In the beginning was what? Perhaps, in the beginning, there was a curious room, a room like this one, crammed with wonders; and now the room and all it contains are forbidden you, although it was made just for you, had been prepared for you since time began, and you will spend all your life trying to remember it.»
«A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty, the contemplation of mystery, or the search of truth or perfection is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession of such days is fatal to human life.»
«Hast thou entered into the springs of the sea? or hast thou walked in the search of the depth? / Have the gates of death been opened unto thee? or hast thou seen the doors of the shadow of death? / Hast thou perceived the breadth of the earth? declare if thou knowest it all.»
Author: Bible | Keywords: Gates, The Search
«For enquire, I pray thee, of the former age, and prepare thyself to the search of their fathers: / (For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, because our days upon earth are a shadow:) / Shall not they teach thee, and tell thee, and utter words out of their heart? / Can the rush grow up without mire? can the flag grow without water? / Whilst it is yet in his greenness, and not cut down, it withereth before any other herb.»
«I have found by experience that man makes his plans to be often upset by God, but, at the same time, where the ultimate goal is the search of truth, no matter how a man's plans are frustrated the issue is never injurious and often better then anticipated.»
«Every man passes his life in the search after friendship.»
«[He] speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any man in all Venice. His reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff: you shall seek all day ere you find them; and when you have them, they are not worth the search.»

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