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Positive Quotes about Survival

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We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself
the means of inspiration and survival.
- Winston Churchill

Related topics: Positive Inspirational Motivational

To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal
is our only legitimate hope of survival.
- Wendell Berry

In the struggle for survival,
the fittest win out at the expense of their rivals
because they succeed in adapting
themselves best to their environment.
- Charles Darwin

As I have discovered by examining my past,
I started out as a child.
Coincidentally, so did my brother.
My mother did not put all her eggs in one basket,
so to speak: she gave me a younger brother named Russell,
who taught me what was meant by "survival of the fittest."
- Bill Cosby

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Our pleasures were simple - they included survival.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual,
it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival
of the fittest in every department.
- Andrew Carnegie

In the name of Hypocrites, doctors have invented the
most exquisite form of torture ever known to man:
survival.
- Edward Everett Hale

 

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy,
like art...
It has no survival value; rather it is one of those
things that give value to survival.
- C. S. Lewis

The human race's prospects of survival were considerably
better when we were defenceless against tigers than
they are today when we have become defenceless against ourselves.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror,
victory however long and hard the road may be;
for without victory, there is no survival.
- Winston Churchill

This generation has given up on growth.
They're just hoping for survival.
- Penelope Spheeris

A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival
skill except for learning how to grow in rows.
- Doug Larson

Because our choices are largely based on survival.
But if life is eternal, life is not a question.
- Neale Donald Walsch

It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.
- Arthur C. Clarke

Humor can be one of our best survival tools.
- Allen Klein

Growing hemp as nature designed it is vital to our
urgent need to reduce greenhouse gases and ensure the survival of our planet.
- Jack Herer

Survival is nothing more than recovery.
- Dianne Feinstein

Beliefs have evolved based on survival value.
Certain belief systems have been more conducive than others
to people living long enough to reproduce,
and having a high rate of reproduction.
It's that basic.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Man's survival, from the time of Adam and Eve until
the invention of agriculture,
must have been precarious because of his inability
to ensure his food supply.
- Norman Borlaug

What I learned with Cecil Taylor was strategy and survival
and how to resist temptations and resist getting discouraged.
- Steve Lacy

Perhaps catastrophe is the natural human environment,
and even though we spend a good deal of energy trying to get away from it,
we are programmed for survival amid catastrophe.
- Germaine Greer

The Sandinista government became consumed with fighting a war of survival.
They were up against the biggest superpower in the world.
- Bianca Jagger

We need 4 hugs a day for survival.
We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance.
We need 12 hugs a day for growth.
- Virginia Satir

I was taught that the human brain was the crowning
glory of evolution so far,
but I think it's a very poor scheme for survival.
- Kurt Vonnegut

'A collected poems' is either a gravestone or a testimonial to survival.
- Al Purdy

Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill,
that we shall pay any price, bear any burden,
meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe
to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
- John F. Kennedy

Every new baby is a blind desperate vote for survival:
people who find themselves unable to register an effective
political protest against extermination do so by a biological act.
- Lewis Mumford

When you're in the battlefield, survival is all there is.
Death is the only great emotion.
- Samuel Fuller

Baseball is a red-blooded sport for red-blooded men.
It's no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out.
It's a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest.
- Ty Cobb

Brotherhood is the very price and condition of man's survival.
- Carlos P. Romulo

The will to work of everyone in the country is the
best guarantee of national survival.
- Bhumibol Adulyadej

As a journalist, it is so easy to get hardened when
you see so many stories that are disturbing.
Sometimes it's just your survival mechanism that makes
you hardened to some of it.
- Linda Vester

Look in the mirror, and don't be tempted to equate
transient domination with either intrinsic superiority
or prospects for extended survival.
- Stephen Jay Gould

We embrace policies that have, first and foremost,
the continued survival of the British people at their core,
and in that respect I think we are beyond left and right.
- Steve Blake

The survival of liberty in our land increasingly depends
on the success of liberty in other lands.
The best hope for peace in our world is the expansion
of freedom in all the world.
- Bill Frist

The ability to delude yourself may be an important survival tool.
- Jane Wagner

Whether or not we believe in survival of consciousness after death,
reincarnation, and karma, it has very serious implications for our behavior.
- Stanislav Grof

When you are a beginning film maker you are desperate to survive.
The most important thing in the end is survival and
being able to get to your next picture.
- George Lucas

Survival is triumph enough.
- Harry Crews

There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love,
the only survival, the only meaning.
- Thornton Wilder

When we were engaged in the problems of survival we
had no time to have anything to do with culture.
- Nursultan Nazarbayev

Nobody talks of entrepreneurship as survival,
but that's exactly what it is and what nurtures creative thinking.
- Anita Roddick

The planet's survival has become so uncertain that any effort,
any thought that presupposes an assured future amounts to a mad gamble.
- Elias Canetti

Because our homeland and very survival are once more at stake,
the American people can't afford to treat this new
war against terrorism like they did Vietnam.
- David Hackworth

The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and
the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.
- Aristotle

A declining institution often experiences survival of the unfittest.
- John McCarthy

In the name of Hippocrates, doctors have invented the
most exquisite form of torture ever known to man:
survival.
- Luis Bunuel

The more we exploit nature, The more our options are reduced,
until we have only one: to fight for survival.
- Mo Udall

I always felt that I had anxiety of survival in terms
of livelihood even when I was making plenty of money.
- Leonard Baskin

It is precisely because neither individuals nor small
groups can be fully self-sufficient that cooperation
is necessary to human survival and flourishing.
- Tom G. Palmer

Survival is a privilege which entails obligations.
I am forever asking myself what I can do for those who have not survived.
- Simon Wiesenthal

I think the American Dream for most people is just survival.
- Sandy Scholl

I learned a lot in those first years in Miami,
while struggling just for survival, by observing my father's fortitude.
- Desi Arnaz

Government is necessary for our survival.
We need government in order to survive.
The Founding Fathers created a special place for government.
It is called the Constitution.
- Michael Badnarik

Instead of working for the survival of the fittest,
we should be working for the survival of the wittiest -
then we can all die laughing.
- Lily Tomlin

Moderation is the secret of survival.
- Manly Hall

For this generation, ours, life is nuclear survival,
liberty is human rights, the pursuit of happiness
is a planet whose resources are devoted
to the physical and spiritual nourishment of its inhabitants.
- Jimmy Carter

I think all of us certainly believed the statistics
which said that probably 88% chance of mission success
and maybe 96% chance of survival.
And we were willing to take those odds.
- Alan Shepard

Narcissism and self-deception are survival mechanisms
without which many of us might just jump off a bridge.
- Todd Solondz

As in the war of 1941-45, our victory and our survival
depend on how and where we attack.
- James Forrestal

Independence is not a whim or an ambition.
It is the necessary condition of our survival as an ethnic group.
- Aslan Maskhadov

God exists, if only in the form of a meme with high survival value,
or infective power, in the environment provided by human culture.
- Richard Dawkins

The unrestricted competition so commonly advocated
does not leave us the survival of the fittest.
The unscrupulous succeed best in accumulating wealth.
- Rutherford B. Hayes

Life comes from physical survival; but the good life
comes from what we care about.
- Rollo May

Nature is indifferent to the survival of the human species,
including Americans.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

Education is a precondition to survival in America today.
- Marian Wright Edelman

We truly have an ancient part of the brain that was
about survival when we were prey but we seem to have gone past prey.
We eat everything and nothing eats us.
- Nick Nolte

Though I am a Catholic, a professing one,
I have serious doubts about the survival of the human personality after death.
- Taylor Caldwell

'm really proud of it.
To me, it's a movie about character behavior and the
pecking order of the pack,
as well as the central character's massive survival guilt.
- Dwight Yoakam

In this possibly terminal phase of human existence,
democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued -
they may be essential to survival.
- Noam Chomsky

The human young must learn to perceive these affordances,
in some degree at least, but the young of some animals
do not have time to learn the ones that are crucial for survival.
- James J. Gibson


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