Quest Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old quest quotes, quest sayings, and quest proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


More important than the quest for certainty is the quest for clarity.     

Francois Gautier

In our quest for the answers of life we tend to make order out of chaos, and chaos out of order.     

Jeffrey Fry

The great quest of life has always been to discover truth.     

Joyce Meyer

The eternal quest of the individual human being is to shatter his loneliness.     

Norman Cousins

To begin is the most important part of any quest and by far the most courageous.     

Plato

The quest for freedom, dignity, and the rights of man will never end.     

William J. Brennan

My quests fuel my dreams… my dreams fuel my quests!!     

AJ Vosse

Quests are a huge inconvenience. Don't let anyone tell you differently, even if that person has experience. The problem is that people forget the pain and aggravation as soon as the quest ends successfully, and then they remember only the glorious parts. In this way quests are a bit like childbirth, even to the point of saying that quests often give birth to glory. Maybe.     

Amy Neftzger

Scientists derive satisfaction from figuring out the puzzle. It's about the quest, not the grail.     

Isaac Asimov

In the presence of love, hearth and quest become one.     

Jeanette Winterson

I just feel like I'm on a quest to fail if I try to even compete with myself.     

Jenova Chen

That's the key. The quests are things you need to do for others so that you can learn.     

Kaza Kingsley

Love isn’t the quest anymore; the new quest is the sensuality with which it is practiced.     

Lebo Grand

You didn’t get the quest you wanted, you got the one you could do.     

Lev Grossman

The journey is the treasure.     

Lloyd Alexander

Always remember, joy is not incidental to spiritual quest. It is vital.     

Nachman of Breslov

The terrible thing about the quest for truth is that you find it.     

Remy de Gourmont

There can be no greater good than the quest for peace, and no finer purpose than the preservation of freedom.     

Ronald Reagan

But that shadow has been serving you! What hurts you, blesses you. Darkness is your candle. Your boundaries are your quest. You must have shadow and light source both. Listen, and lay your head under the tree of awe.     

Rumi

The quest for peace begins in the home, in the school and in the workplace.     

Silvia Cartwright

The quest of the absolute leads into the four-dimensional world.     

Sir Arthur Eddington

Scientists have become the bearers of the torch of discovery in our quest for knowledge.     

Stephen Hawking

The insatiable quest for knowledge is far greater than the quest for worker health and safety.     

Steven Magee

I think it is a quest of literature throughout the ages to describe the human condition.     

Werner Herzog

Adventure works in any strand—it calls to those who care more for living than for their lives.     

Amal El-Mohtar

You are not alone in your quest to be who you want and have what you want.     

Chris Prentiss

The fear of being deceived is the vulgar version of the quest for Truth.     

Emil Cioran

Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest.     

Helen Rowland

Science is a quest for understanding.     

Jocelyn Bell Burnell

My music is part of the quest I have to find new ways of telling stories, and also, I want to inspire people.     

Michael Franti