Quotes for Survival
“A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with – a man is what he makes himself."
– Alexander Graham Bell
"Double – no, triple – our troubles and we’d still be better off than any other people on earth."
– Ronald Reagan
"Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of
energy; you can’t build on it; it’s only for wallowing in."
"Survival, with honor, that outmoded and all-important word, is as difficult as ever and as all-important to a writer. Those who do not last are always more beloved since no one has to see them in their long, dull, unrelenting, no-quarter-given-and-no-quarter-received, fights that they make to do something as they believe it should be done before they die. Those who die or quit early and easy and with every good reason are preferred because they are understandable and human. Failure and well-disguised cowardice are more human and more beloved." Ernest Hemingway
"The more we exploit nature, The more our options are reduced, until we have only one: to fight for survival." Morris K. Udall
"Nobody is stronger, nobody is weaker than someone who came back. There is nothing you can do to such a person because whatever you could do is less than what has already been done to him. We have already paid the price." Elie Wiesel
"Once one determines that he or she has a mission in life, that is not going to be accomplished without a great deal of pain, and that the rewards in the end may not outweigh the pain - if you recognize historically that always happens, then when it comes, you survive it." Richard M. Nixon
"The consciousness of being deemed dead, is next to the presumable unpleasantness of being so in reality. One feels like his own ghost unlawfully tenanting a defunct carcass." Herman Melville
"In spite of everything that was done to me and my race, in spite of the adversity and the bitter moments, again we rise." Maya Angelou
" It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory."Dr.W.Edwards Deming
"Learning is not compulsory. . . neither is survival."Dr.W>Edwards Deming
"In a mad world, only the mad are sane."Akiro Kurosawa
"This survival of the fittest which I have here sought to express in mechanical terms, is that which Mr. Darwin has called "natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life."Herbert Spencer
"It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory." Dr. W. Edwards Deming
"Learning is not compulsory. . . neither is survival." Dr. W. Edwards Deming
"In a mad world, only the mad are sane." Akiro Kirosawa
"This survival of the fittest which I have here sought to express in mechanical terms, is that which Mr. Darwin has called "natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life." Herbert Spencer
"Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age." Adlai Stevenson