Quotations on Survival

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The will to work of everyone in the country is the best guarantee of national survival.
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Keywords: Work, Survival, Country, Will)

The important thing for the survival of the Thai society is that the majority of those who work, both in the government and the private sector, still strive to work in the same direction; this is why the Thai nation still stands.
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Keywords: Government, Society, Work, Survival, Direction, Majority, Nation)

On a level of simple personal survival, understanding and forgiveness are crucial... whether in an intimate personal relationship or on a global level.
- Edward Albert
(Keywords: Forgiveness, Survival, Understanding)

The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Life, Power, Survival, Awareness, Contemplation, Value)

I learned a lot in those first years in Miami, while struggling just for survival, by observing my father's fortitude.
- Desi Arnaz
(Keywords: Father, Survival, First, Years)

But no nation can base its survival and development on luck and prayers alone while its leadership fritters away every available opportunity for success and concrete achievement.
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Keywords: Leadership, Success, Opportunity, Development, Achievement, Survival, Luck, Nation)

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
(Keywords: Government, Survival, Constitution, Fathers, Founding, Order)

I always felt that I had anxiety of survival in terms of livelihood even when I was making plenty of money.
- Leonard Baskin
(Keywords: Money, Survival, Anxiety)

This gets back to the fundamental lesson of political survival that Bill Clinton taught me, which is if you make it about the American people's lives instead of your life, you're going to be okay.
- Paul Begala
(Keywords: Life, People, Survival, American)

To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
- Wendell Berry
(Keywords: Hope, Survival, Earth)

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
(Keywords: People, Survival, First, Respect, Right)

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
(Keywords: Food, Time, Survival, Agriculture, Invention, Man)

I represent central Florida, which depends on tourists for its economic survival. We need people to be able to get to the State and enjoy it.
- Corrine Brown
(Keywords: People, Survival, State, Tourists)

Liberals, it has been said, are generous with other peoples' money, except when it comes to questions of national survival when they prefer to be generous with other people's freedom and security.
- William F. Buckley, Jr.
(Keywords: Money, People, Survival, Freedom, Liberals, Questions, Security)

Good history is a question of survival. Without any past, we will deprive ourselves of the defining impression of our being.
- Ken Burns
(Keywords: History, Impression, Survival, Being, Past, Question, Will)

Though I am a Catholic, a professing one, I have serious doubts about the survival of the human personality after death.
- Taylor Caldwell
(Keywords: Death, Survival, Personality)

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
(Keywords: Thought, Survival, Effort, Future)

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
(Keywords: Happiness, Life, Survival, Rights, Human rights, Liberty, Pursuit, Spiritual)

The only justification for repressive institutions is material and cultural deficit. But such institutions, at certain stages of history, perpetuate and produce such a deficit, and even threaten human survival.
- Noam Chomsky
(Keywords: History, Survival, Justification)

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
- Winston Churchill
(Keywords: Heart, Inspiration, Survival, Suffering)

It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.
- Arthur C. Clarke
(Keywords: Intelligence, Survival, Value)

The cell, over the billions of years of her life, has covered the earth many times with her substance, found ways to control herself and her environment, and insure her survival.
- Albert Claude
(Keywords: Life, Control, Survival, Earth, Environment, Years)

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
(Keywords: Men, Survival, Baseball, Struggle, Tea)

The State of Israel has faced obstacles and challenges to its very survival, with conventional military attacks leading the way to suicide bombers who have killed innocent Israeli men, women, and children.
- Jerry Costello
(Keywords: Men, Women, Survival, Children, Israel, Leading, Military, Obstacles, State, Suicide)

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
(Keywords: God, Power, Survival, Culture, Environment, Value)

Education is a precondition to survival in America today.
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Keywords: Education, Survival, America, Today)

I think that the majority of messages are validating messages to confirm the survival of conscious. And many times that validation message is negative or sad.
- John Edward
(Keywords: Negative, Survival, Majority)

As in the war of 1941-45, our victory and our survival depend on how and where we attack.
- James Forrestal
(Keywords: War, Survival, Victory)

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
(Keywords: Peace, Success, Hope, Survival, Freedom, Land, Liberty, World)

In particular, for younger researchers on whom the future of mankind may depend. We believe that they are working with all the scientific wisdom at their disposal for the preservation of the inheritance of the earth and for the lasting survival of mankind.
- Kenichi Fukui
(Keywords: Wisdom, Survival, Earth, Future, Inheritance, Mankind, May)

When you're in the battlefield, survival is all there is. Death is the only great emotion.
- Samuel Fuller
(Keywords: Death, Survival, Emotion)

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
(Keywords: Time, Survival, Animals)

We are driven by five genetic needs: survival, love and belonging, power, freedom, and fun.
- William Glasser
(Keywords: Love, Power, Survival, Freedom, Fun)

The study of consciousness that can extend beyond the body is extremely important for the issue of survival, since it is this part of human personality that would be likely to survive death.
- Stanislav Grof
(Keywords: Death, Survival, Body, Consciousness, Personality, Study)

Whether or not we believe in survival of consciousness after death, reincarnation, and karma, it has very serious implications for our behavior.
- Stanislav Grof
(Keywords: Death, Survival, Behavior, Consciousness, Karma, Reincarnation)

In the kind of world we have today, transformation of humanity might well be our only real hope for survival.
- Stanislav Grof
(Keywords: Hope, Survival, Humanity, Today, World)

At a time when unbridled greed, malignant aggression, and existence of weapons of mass destruction threatens the survival of humanity, we should seriously consider any avenue that offers some hope.
- Stanislav Grof
(Keywords: Time, Hope, Survival, Aggression, Destruction, Existence, Greed, Humanity, Weapons)

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
(Keywords: War, People, Survival, American, Terrorism, Vietnam)

It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value.
- Stephen Hawking
(Keywords: Intelligence, Survival, Value)

We know over very national survival is at stake; and we believe that we should support our troops, yes, and work for an outcome that results in victory.
- J. D. Hayworth
(Keywords: Work, Survival, Victory, Results, Support, Troops)

They went into stores to get food to stay alive. Looting isn't the right word. I call it survival.
- Russel Honore
(Keywords: Food, Survival, Right, Word)

Nations, like stars, are entitled to eclipse. All is well, provided the light returns and the eclipse does not become endless night. Dawn and resurrection are synonymous. The reappearance of the light is the same as the survival of the soul.
- Victor Hugo
(Keywords: Soul, Survival, Dawn, Light, Nations, Night, Stars)

Our country also hungers for leadership to ensure the long-term survival of our Social Security system. With 70 million baby boomers in this country on the verge of retirement, we need to take action to shore up the system.
- Kay Bailey Hutchison
(Keywords: Leadership, Action, Survival, Baby, Country, Retirement, Security)

The Sandinista government became consumed with fighting a war of survival. They were up against the biggest superpower in the world.
- Bianca Jagger
(Keywords: Government, War, Survival, Fighting, World)

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
(Keywords: Success, Friend, Survival, Burden, Hardship, Liberty, Nation, Support, Wishes)

Humor can be one of our best survival tools.
- Allen Klein
(Keywords: Humor, Survival, Tools)

What I learned with Cecil Taylor was strategy and survival and how to resist temptations and resist getting discouraged.
- Steve Lacy
(Keywords: Strategy, Survival, Temptations)

All species capable of grasping this fact manage better in the struggle for existence than those which rely upon their own strength alone: the wolf, which hunts in a pack, has a greater chance of survival than the lion, which hunts alone.
- Christian Lous Lange
(Keywords: Strength, Survival, Chance, Existence, Fact, Struggle)

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
(Keywords: Friendship, Art, Survival, Philosophy, Value)

Basing my conclusions on experience I am absolutely convinced not only of survival but of demonstrated survival, demonstrated by occasional interaction with matter in such a way as to produce physical results.
- Oliver Joseph Lodge
(Keywords: Experience, Survival, Results)



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