So I say to you, Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.
'In Search of Excellence' — even the title — is a reminder that business isn't dry, dreary, boring, or by the numbers. Life at work can be cool — and work that's cool isn't confined to Tiger Woods, Yo-Yo Ma, or Tom Hanks. It's available to all of us and any of us.
When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
Only a crazy person wouldn't fear approaching a car with tinted windows during a late-night car stop, or pounding up a flight of stairs to execute a search warrant, or fast-roping from a helicopter down into hostile fire. Real agents, like real people, feel that fear in the pit of their stomachs.
Why do alcoholics begin down the same hazardous road day after day? They are in search of that elusive window of well-being that opens when you drink your way out of a hangover and aren't yet drunk all over again. The alcoholic's day consists of trying to keep that window open.
America does not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy.
Despite my firm convictions, I have always been a man who tries to face facts, and to accept the reality of life as new experience and new knowledge unfolds. I have always kept an open mind, a flexibility that must go hand in hand with every form of the intelligent search for truth.
In search of my mother's garden, I found my own.
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Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life's search for love and wisdom.
The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.
The noblest search is the search for excellence.
A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.