I am not 'in pursuit of truth.' It is not my 'quarry.' I am of my human nature a thinker, and conscious of need, responsibility of thinking-speaking with truth. I do not go about hunting 'truths.'
— Laura Riding

I look like a quarry someone has dynamited.
— Charles Bronson

Life is a quarry, out of which we are to mold and chisel and complete a character.
— Samuel Butler

The good historian is like the giant of the fairy tale. He knows that wherever he catches the scent of human flesh, there his quarry lies.
— Marc Bloch

From the top of the quarry cliffs, one could see the New Jersey suburbs bordered by the New York City skyline.
— Robert Smithson