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In the social jungle of human existence, there is no feeling of being alive without a sense of identity.
My eyes are constantly wide open to the extraordinary fact of existence. Not just human existence, but the existence of life and how this breathtakingly powerful process, which is natural selection, has managed to take the very simple facts of physics and chemistry and build them up to redwood trees and humans.
A century ago, petroleum - what we call oil - was just an obscure commodity; today it is almost as vital to human existence as water.
Without contraries is no progression. Attraction and repulsion, reason and energy, love and hate, are necessary to human existence.
Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.
B. R. Ambedkar
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
The thing about Mumbai is you go five yards and all of human existence is revealed. It's an incredible cavalcade of life, and I love that.
The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore. It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.
H. L. Mencken
The whole conviction of my life now rests upon the belief that loneliness, far from being a rare and curious phenomenon, peculiar to myself and to a few other solitary men, is the central and inevitable fact of human existence.
Curiosity is the essence of human existence. 'Who are we? Where are we? Where do we come from? Where are we going?'... I don't know. I don't have any answers to those questions. I don't know what's over there around the corner. But I want to find out.
In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued - they may be essential to survival.
Only a literary work that reveals an unknown fragment of human existence has a reason for being.
I've been quite fascinated by the relative insignificance of human existence, the shortness of life. We might as well be a letter in a word in a sentence on a page in a book in a library in a city in one country in this enormous universe! And that kind of fear and insignificance has kept me awake at night.
Time is the most precious element of human existence. The successful person knows how to put energy into time and how to draw success from time.
Some pain is simply the normal grief of human existence. That is pain that I try to make room for. I honor my grief.
Progress is measured by richness and intensity of experience - by a wider and deeper apprehension of the significance and scope of human existence.
Luck really has nothing to do with human existence, since God is not a random God.
The light that radiates from the great novels time can never dim, for human existence is perpetually being forgotten by man and thus the novelists' discoveries, however old they may be, will never cease to astonish.
There are metaphysical problems, problems of human existence, that philosophy has never known how to grasp in all their concreteness and that only the novel can seize.
For me, the first fact of human existence is the human body. But if you embrace the reality of the human body, you embrace mortality, and that is a very difficult thing for anything to do because the self-conscious mind cannot imagine non-existence. It's impossible to do.
Hunger and sex still dominate the primitive mammalian side of human existence, but at the present time it looks as if humanity were within sight of their satisfaction. Permanent plenty, no longer a Utopian dream, awaits the arrival of permanent peace.
John Desmond Bernal
There's nothing that makes you so aware of the improvisation of human existence as a song unfinished. Or an old address book.
I don't see gender as the most significant fact of human existence.
Beethoven's music tends to move from chaos to order, as if order were an imperative of human existence.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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