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We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
For God so loved the World that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative.
H. G. Wells
Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.
That we we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain - that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom - and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
The hate of men will pass, and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people. And so long as men die, liberty will never perish.
With each new day in Africa, a gazelle wakes up knowing he must outrun the fastest lion or perish. At the same time, a lion stirs and stretches, knowing he must outrun the fastest gazelle or starve. It's no different for the human race. Whether you consider yourself a gazelle or a lion, you have to run faster than others to survive.
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
You cannot run away from weakness; you must some time fight it out or perish; and if that be so, why not now, and where you stand?
Robert Louis Stevenson
The beauty of the world, which is so soon to perish, has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
Only when manhood is dead - and it will perish when ravaged femininity no longer sustains it - only then will we know what it is to be free.
An energetic man will succeed where an indolent one would vegetate and inevitably perish.
The race of mankind would perish did they cease to aid each other. We cannot exist without mutual help. All therefore that need aid have a right to ask it from their fellow-men; and no one who has the power of granting can refuse it without guilt.
Cheating is not the American way. It is small, while we are large. It is cheap, while we are richly endowed. It is destructive, while we are creative. It is doomed to fail, while our gifts and responsibilities call us to achieve. It sabotages trust and weakens the bonds of spirit and humanity, without which we perish.
Does it follow that I reject all authority? Perish the thought. In the matter of boots, I defer to the authority of the boot-maker.
Everything will pass, and the world will perish but the Ninth Symphony will remain.
Seeing that a Pilot steers the ship in which we sail, who will never allow us to perish even in the midst of shipwrecks, there is no reason why our minds should be overwhelmed with fear and overcome with weariness.
All that is not perfect down to the smallest detail is doomed to perish.
But the beginning of things, of a world especially, is necessarily vague, tangled, chaotic, and exceedingly disturbing. How few of us ever emerge from such beginning! How many souls perish in its tumult!
If my survival caused another to perish, then death would be sweeter and more beloved.
Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Without lies humanity would perish of despair and boredom.
Logic is like the sword - those who appeal to it, shall perish by it.
Don't despair too much if you see beautiful things destroyed, if you see them perish. Because the best things are always growing in secret.
Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle.
John F. Kennedy
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