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I've never had very high regard for therapists. I owe my health, my mental survival, to my friends and loved ones.
Whether or not we believe in survival of consciousness after death, reincarnation, and karma, it has very serious implications for our behavior.
Doesn't the fight for survival also justify swindle and theft? In self defence, anything goes.
Because our choices are largely based on survival. But if life is eternal, life is not a question.
Neale Donald Walsch
We live in a time when science is validating what humans have known throughout the ages: that compassion is not a luxury; it is a necessity for our well-being, resilience, and survival.
Survival is a privilege which entails obligations. I am forever asking myself what I can do for those who have not survived.
Through the evolutionary process, those who are able to engage in social cooperation of various sorts do better in survival and reproduction.
This generation has given up on growth. They're just hoping for survival.
I still have a photo on my wall of the greatest idol I will ever have in my life, and it's myself at eight. Because that's when the forces of imagination have the same value as the real world, when they're an instrument of survival: when my mother disappeared, and I imagined a mother. That was me at my best.
For me, 'Moby-Dick' is more than the greatest American novel ever written; it is a metaphysical survival manual - the best guidebook there is for a literate man or woman facing an impenetrable unknown: the future of civilization in this storm-tossed 21st century.
If my survival caused another to perish, then death would be sweeter and more beloved.
It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value.
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.
God exists, if only in the form of a meme with high survival value, or infective power, in the environment provided by human culture.
The target of preventive war must have several characteristics. It must be virtually defenceless; it must be important enough to be worth the trouble; it must be possible to portray it as the ultimate evil and an imminent threat to our survival.
I do a lot of lectures on survival. I always say you can't change what happened, so have a little wallow, feel very sorry for yourself, and then get up and move forward. You can't change what happened.
As Darwin himself was at pains to point out, natural selection is all about differential survival within species, not between them.
The masculine energy was about survival. The male was the hunter who risked his life and had to be in the fight-flight mode.
The planet's survival has become so uncertain that any effort, any thought that presupposes an assured future amounts to a mad gamble.
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.
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.
The human race's prospects of survival were considerably better when we were defenceless against tigers than they are today when we have become defenceless against ourselves.
Arnold J. Toynbee
Stand-up is like a row boat: it's fun and romantic when you're choosing to do it. But if you have no other choice than to be in a row boat it's not as enjoyable; that's survival.
The road to the future leads us smack into the wall. We simply ricochet off the alternatives that destiny offers. Our survival is no more than a question of 25, 50 or perhaps 100 years.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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