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It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, that those who will not risk cannot win.
John Paul Jones
Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative.
H. G. Wells
What other dungeon is so dark as one's own heart! What jailer so inexorable as one's self!
He can who thinks he can, and he can't who thinks he can't. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.
Oppression that is clearly inexorable and invincible does not give rise to revolt but to submission.
Whoever has witnessed another's ideal becomes his inexorable judge and as it were his evil conscience.
However fragmented the world, however intense the national rivalries, it is an inexorable fact that we become more interdependent every day.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
Victims suggest innocence. And innocence, by the inexorable logic that governs all relational terms, suggests guilt.
In the end, nature is inexorable: it has no reason to hurry and, sooner or later, it takes what belongs to it. Unconsciously and inflexibly obedient to its own laws, it doesn't know art, just as it doesn't know freedom, just as it doesn't know goodness.
Education can counteract the natural tendency to do the wrong thing, but the inexorable succession of generations requires that the basis for this knowledge be constantly refreshed.
The inexorable compulsion of all things is towards health or destruction, life or death, and we hasten our joys or our woes to the logical extreme. It is urgent, therefore, that we be joyous if we wish to live.
It was one long, anxious, inexorable, eternal vigil.
Europe has what we do not have yet, a sense of the mysterious and inexorable limits of life, a sense, in a word, of tragedy. And we have what they sorely need: a sense of life's possibilities.
And what's fascinating in The Ten Thousand Things is that although there's time, an inexorable time of the three generations of lives, actively present, but place is the time, time doesn't really have to do with simply the human experience of it.
Since World War II, inflation - the apparently inexorable rise in the prices of goods and services - has been the bane of central bankers.
If China someday gains a more fair, just, and accountable system of government, it will be due to the hard work and efforts of the Chinese people, not due to the inexorable workings of any particular technology.
I wanted to explore the possibility that this could have become 'Planet of the Humans and the Apes' instead of just 'Planet of the Apes,' so I wanted there to be this hope of connection as well as this inexorable pull towards what we know the series becomes.
It's a whole different kind of anxiety. But the great thing about doing a theatre job is that once the ball starts rolling you just have to go with it, it's inexorable.
The forties are the time when you begin to take notice of certain aches and pains. Your body and brain behave in inexplicable ways: Less hair on your head, more in your ears and nostrils. More memories in the bank, less synaptic firepower with which to access them. Gravity has started to show its inexorable pull.
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