survival quotes

The survival of artistic modes in which we recognize ourselves, identify ourselves and place ourselves will survive as long as humanity survives.M. H. Abrams

People are all vulnerable in so many different ways. We go into survival mode a lot of times.Malin Akerman

Believe me, I understand the need for easy and speedy. After a 12-hour day of shooting 'Chopped,' say, I'm talking stir-fry, spaghetti, heck, peanut-butter sandwiches. But that's not about the joy of food. That's survival.Ted Allen

Self-interest is but the survival of the animal in us. Humanity only begins for man with self-surrender.Henri Frederic Amiel

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

I learned a lot in those first years in Miami, while struggling just for survival, by observing my father's fortitude.Desi Arnaz

The key to the survival of liberty in the modern world is the embrace of multiple identities.Timothy Garton Ash

The things that prey on my mind in London seem to disappear as soon as I find myself in a different environment. Survival mode kicks in.Hayley Atwell

I grew up in the north woods of Canada. You had to know certain things about survival. Wilderness survival courses weren't very formalized when I was growing up, but I was taught certain things about what to do if I got lost in the woods.Margaret Atwood

Am I a trance medium? No. Have I got a gift psychically? Absolutely not. But I believe in the survival of consciousness after death.Dan Aykroyd

Everyone fears the cut of the blade. It doesn't matter after that. I know the spirit survives as there is so much evidence of the survival of the personality in the afterlife.Dan Aykroyd

My great-grandfather, Sam Aykroyd, was a dentist in Kingston, Ontario, and he was also an Edwardian spiritualist researcher who was very interested in what was going on in the invisible world, the survival of the consciousness, precipitated paintings, mediumship, and trans-channeling.Dan Aykroyd

I have an instinct for survival, for self-preservation.Julian Barnes

I always felt that I had anxiety of survival in terms of livelihood even when I was making plenty of money.Leonard Baskin

It's hard to give up the self-esteem connected to being codependent and appearing 'right,' which is probably a survival behavior learned from growing up in a crazy family. It feels like you will actually disappear.Melody Beattie

To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.Wendell Berry

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

I may find Saddam Hussein's regime abhorrent - any normal person would - but the survival of it is in his hands.Tony Blair

I think some of this fascination with the 'Arab Spring' is just a grand experiment with Israel's survival.John Bolton

Man's survival, from the time of Adam and Eve until the invention of agriculture, must have been precarious because of his inability to ensure his food supply.Norman Borlaug