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

To survive it is often necessary to fight and to fight you have to dirty yourself.

George Orwell

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

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

Aristotle

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

Moderation is the secret of survival.

Manly Hall

Survival is nothing more than recovery.

Dianne Feinstein

Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it.

Bill Cosby

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art, like the universe itself (for God did not need to create). It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.

C.S. Lewis

On a large enough time line, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.

Chuck Palahniuk

Fear is an emotion indispensable for survival.

Hannah Arendt

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

Sir Arthur C. Clarke

Learning is not compulsory. . . neither is survival.

W. Edwards Deming

Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.

Albert Einstein

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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