seek and ye shall find

seek and ye shall find

You will find inevitably what you are looking for if you look hard enough or in the right way. A: "There are no jobs out there!" B: "No, there are plenty of jobs out there. You just need to be willing to broaden your scope a bit. Seek and ye shall find."
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Seek and ye shall find.

Prov. If you search hard enough for something, you will find it. (Biblical. Can imply that the only thing you need to do to get something is look for it.) The bookstore on the corner is an excellent one. Any book you want, just seek and ye shall find.
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seek and ye shall find

If you want something, look for it. This pragmatic advice dates from ancient Greek times and appears in ancient Roman and Chinese sources as well. It crops up in the Bible: “Ask and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock and it shall be opened unto you” (Matthew 7:7– 8). Despite the archaic ye, it is still current.
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WITH regard to a recent letter from J Klinger (Failed Poppy Hunt, 23.11.07) I say "seek and ye shall find".
Jesus said: 'Ask, and it shall be given you; seek and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you' (Matt7:7).
Seek and ye shall find! Paula Edwards from West Heath was the lucky listener who won BRMB and Bristol St's hidden Ford KA.
Soil your hearts with the tears of love and then you stand a better chance of entering the doors that Jesus referred to when he said 'seek and ye shall find', 'knock and the door shall be opened to you'.
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