Survival Quotes

In an age when man has forgotten his origins and is blind even to his most essential needs for survival, water along with other resources has become the victim of his indifference.

Rachel Carson

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

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

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

In an age when man has forgotten his origins and is blind even to his most essential needs for survival, water along with other resources has become the victim of his indifference

Rachel Carson

The arrogance of power is the best hope for the survival of freedom.

James Bovard

What persuades men and women to mistake each other from time to time for gods or vermin is ideology. One can understand well enough how human beings may struggle and murder for good material reasons -- reasons connected, for instance, with their physical survival. It is much harder to grasp how they may come to do so in the name of something as apparently abstract as ideas. Yet ideas are what men and women live by, and will occasionally die for.

Terry Eagleton

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

Morris K. Udall

Every stress leaves an indelible scar, and the organism pays for its survival after a stressful situation by becoming a little older.

Hans Selye

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

Sir Winston Churchill

It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.

W. Edwards Deming

Compassion is not religious business, it is human business, it is not luxury, it is essential for our own peace and mental stability, it is essential for human survival.

Dalai Lama

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

Loyalty cannot be too liberally insisted upon. Altruism in nature remains an exception. It poses a puzzle, being in prima facie conflict with the survival of the fittest and most selfish.

Peter Birks

Patriotism is a survival from barbarous times which must not only be evoked and educated but which must be eradicated by all means - by preaching, persuasion, contempt and ridicule.

Leo Tolstoy

The road to the future leads us smack into the wall. We simply ricochet off the alternatives that destiny offers. Our survival is no more than a question of 25, 50 or perhaps 100 years.

Jacques Cousteau

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

Doug Larson

I truly believe that compassion provides the basis of human survival.

Dalai Lama

The crisis of our diminishing water resources is just as severe (if less obviously immediate) as any wartime crisis we have ever faced. Our survival is just as much at stake as it was at the time of Pearl Harbor, or the Argonne, or Gettysburg, or Saratoga

JIM WRIGHT

Human diversity makes tolerance more than a virtue; it makes it a requirement for survival.

Rene Dubos

We are driven by five genetic needs: survival, love and belonging, power, freedom, and fun.

William Glasser

Doesn't the fight for survival also justify swindle and theft? In self defence, anything goes.

Imelda Marcos

Change is difficult but often essential to survival.

Les Brown

The rhythm of life is intricate but orderly, tenacious but fragile. To keep that in mind is to build the key to survival.

Shirley Hufstedler
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