Quotes of survival

  1. 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
  2. The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival – Aristotle
  3. Must we be put to shame by much smaller and poorer countries, by Ireland, France, Austria or Sweden, who have understood that a nation's support of its arts is a matter of both national pride and cultural survival – Theodore Bikel
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. It is not clear that intelligence has any long -term survival value. – Stephen Hawking
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. A declining institution often experiences survival of the unfittest. – John McCarthy
  10. 'A collected poems' is either a gravestone or a testimonial to survival – Al Purdy
  11. Israel is now sustaining a war for its own existence. A nation defending its citizens against terrorist bombings and a military and diplomatic onslaught by an array of Arab foes is practicing survival not genocide. – Jack Schwartz
  12. Nature abhors a hero. For one thing, he violates the law of conservation of energy. For another, how can it be the survival of the fittest when the fittest keeps putting himself in situations where he is most likely to be creamed? – Solomon Short
  13. '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

Usage examples for survival

  1. In short, he was a survival and in a way a tragic survival – Leaves from a Field Note-Book by J. H. Morgan
  2. Yes, we are all animals now, it said to itself, and set its teeth in the cut- throat game of survival – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  3. This is our general country term; but I do not know whether this is a survival of some older form, or a corruption. – A Northern Countryside by Rosalind Richards
  4. But this survival of the fittest implies the multiplication of the fittest. – Herbert Spencer by J. Arthur Thomson
  5. It has preserved the caste system for the last three thousand years, a unique survival that has no equal in the history of the world. – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  6. Sandy, no less than his master, was a survival of an interesting type. – The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chesnutt
  7. Feed and clothe her and her progeny,- men in general have brought just such burdens as that upon you in particular by their attitude towards us,- but do let her begin to exert just a small area of her brain on the subject of the survival of the fit to live. – The Tinder-Box by Maria Thompson Daviess
  8. Yet if they sent one ship first- with everyone left behind doomed to die- if they sent one ship first, it's reasonable that they'd give children the chance of survival – Long Ago, Far Away by William Fitzgerald Jenkins AKA Murray Leinster
  9. Our immediate problem will be survival – This Crowded Earth by Robert Bloch
  10. It had hurt her pride almost beyond endurance, the pride that took the form of an inner necessity for the survival of her grace- all she had. – Linda Condon by Joseph Hergesheimer
  11. Miraculous, a strength that comforteth, And the Viaticum of her survival Guiding me from the further side of Death. – Poems of Emile Verhaeren by Emile Verhaeren
  12. They have so many of them that they can leave their survival to chance. – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
  13. If the savage only dreamt of the dead, he might find in this an evidence of their survival but he dreams far more often of the living, and that, with circumstances which make the illusion manifest on waking. – The Faith of the Millions (2nd series) by George Tyrrell
  14. It is a case of the three days' survival of the " Ruach" or spirit, conceded to those departed saints whose earthly life has anticipated the heavenly; who have died, as it were, half in the better world. – A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.) by Mrs. Sutherland Orr
  15. But war of any kind is anti- survival – Warrior Race by Robert Sheckley
  16. The basic question facing us today is more than mere survival the military defense of national life and territory. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  17. It's a case of survival for the fittest. – Esther by Henry Adams
  18. A survival of the past, Alderman Crood, he thought, in outward seeming, but there was that in his watchful expression which has belonged to man in every age. – In the Mayor's Parlour by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  19. In those days, the " survival of the fittest" was the rule, and if that survivor happened to live to a good old age, no one inquired about those who did not. – The Education of American Girls by Anna Callender Brackett
  20. It all went back to the survival of the fittest. – The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey

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