Survival Quotes

Our pleasures were simple-they included survival.

Dwight David 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

Self-preservation, nature's first great law, all the creatures, except man, doth awe.

Andrew Marvell

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

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

Jane Wagner

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.

Charles Darwin

Good history is a question of survival. Without any past, we will deprive ourselves of the defining impression of our being.

Ken Burns

It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.

Sir Arthur C. Clarke

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


In a world where change is inevitable and continuous, the need to achieve that change without violence is essential for survival.

Andrew Young

You work the first eight hours of each day for survival. Anything after that is an investment.

Thomas Watson

Our very survival depends on our ability to stay awake, to adjust to new ideas, to remain vigilant and to face the challenge of change.

Martin Luther King Jr

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

Luis Buuel

Sex in space is not just a good idea, it's survival.

Vanna Bonta

Circumstances will determine what I term the survival value of humankinds moral compass. Being highly moral in an immoral environment will almost certainly be detrimental to ones survival and vice versa.

Al-Rodan, Nayef

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Updated On : May 13, 2013
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