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Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
C. S. Lewis
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
John F. Kennedy
Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival.
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.
We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.
If my survival caused another to perish, then death would be sweeter and more beloved.
With fame, you know, you can read about yourself, somebody else's ideas about you, but what's important is how you feel about yourself - for survival and living day to day with what comes up.
As I have discovered by examining my past, I started out as a child. Coincidentally, so did my brother. My mother did not put all her eggs in one basket, so to speak: she gave me a younger brother named Russell, who taught me what was meant by 'survival of the fittest.'
A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.
And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.
The recommended daily requirement for hugs is: four per day for survival, eight per day for maintenance, and twelve per day for growth.
Nations, like stars, are entitled to eclipse. All is well, provided the light returns and the eclipse does not become endless night. Dawn and resurrection are synonymous. The reappearance of the light is the same as the survival of the soul.
It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value.
Although September 11 was horrible, it didn't threaten the survival of the human race, like nuclear weapons do.
You feel sometimes when you hear analysts and knowledgeable people talking about Iran that they fear so much about the survival of the regime, because deep down it's not a legitimate regime, it doesn't represent the will of the people, it's kind of morphed into kind of a military theocracy.
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.
Instead of working for the survival of the fittest, we should be working for the survival of the wittiest - then we can all die laughing.
Our pleasures were simple - they included survival.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Earth is abundant with plentiful resources. Our practice of rationing resources through monetary control is no longer relevant and is counter-productive to our survival.
I was taught that the human brain was the crowning glory of evolution so far, but I think it's a very poor scheme for survival.
God exists, if only in the form of a meme with high survival value, or infective power, in the environment provided by human culture.
Liberals, it has been said, are generous with other peoples' money, except when it comes to questions of national survival when they prefer to be generous with other people's freedom and security.
William F. Buckley, Jr.
Humor is one of the best ingredients of survival.
Aung San Suu Kyi
It's always been a great survival value for people to believe they belong to a superior tribe. That's just in human relationships.
E. O. Wilson
All species capable of grasping this fact manage better in the struggle for existence than those which rely upon their own strength alone: the wolf, which hunts in a pack, has a greater chance of survival than the lion, which hunts alone.
Christian Lous Lange
We are driven by five genetic needs: survival, love and belonging, power, freedom, and fun.
Narcissism and self-deception are survival mechanisms without which many of us might just jump off a bridge.
I've never had very high regard for therapists. I owe my health, my mental survival, to my friends and loved ones.
It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.
W. Edwards Deming
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