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It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.
And God help Bruce Springsteen when they decide he's no longer God... They'll turn on him, and I hope he survives it.
The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.
Man's unique reward, however, is that while animals survive by adjusting themselves to their background, man survives by adjusting his background to himself.
Youth is the period in which a man can be hopeless. The end of every episode is the end of the world. But the power of hoping through everything, the knowledge that the soul survives its adventures, that great inspiration comes to the middle-aged.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
B. F. Skinner
No battle plan survives contact with the enemy.
Cursed is the man who dies, but the evil done by him survives.
War is good when good survives and evil is crushed. If you don't crush evil then evil will get you.
As a surgeon you have to have a controlled arrogance. If it's uncontrolled, you kill people, but you have to be pretty arrogant to saw through a person's chest, take out their heart and believe you can fix it. Then, when you succeed and the patient survives, you pray, because it's only by the grace of God that you get there.
It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative?
At Home in the World is the story of a young woman, raised in some difficult circumstances, and how she survives. It tells a story of redemption, not victimhood.
Religion survives because it answers three questions that every reflective person must ask. Who am I? Why am I here? How then shall I live?
No plan of battle ever survives contact with the enemy.
Helmuth von Moltke
Our aggression is a deep instinct which survives in all kinds of manifestations in modern man.
To me, baseball has always been a reflection of life. Like life, it adjusts. It survives everything.
You have family-owned businesses that have been around for 500 years. You cannot name a corporation that survives intact for even a few decades.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
But the customer is the final, final filter. What survives the whole process is what people wear. I'm not interested in making clothes that end up in some dusty museum.
Everyone fears the cut of the blade. It doesn't matter after that. I know the spirit survives as there is so much evidence of the survival of the personality in the afterlife.
I was just thinking of James Dean and Marilyn Monroe and how young they were when they died. I would like to be a pop icon who survives. I would like to be a living icon.
The Jew is at once alienated and indestructible; he is in exile from his own country and in exile even from himself, yet he survives the annihilating fury of history.
The Cold War is over but Cold War thinking survives.
The poets' scrolls will outlive the monuments of stone. Genius survives; all else is claimed by death.
Either the soul survives death or it does not, and there is no scientific evidence that it does.
It is not the fact of liberty but the way in which liberty is exercised that ultimately determines whether liberty itself survives.
If you care to define the South as a poor, rural region with lousy race relations, that South survives only in geographical shreds and patches and most Southerners don't live there any more.
John Shelton Reed
Art collectors are pretty insignificant in the scheme of things. What matters and survives is the art. I buy art that I like. I buy it to show it off in exhibitions. Then, if I feel like it, I sell it and buy more art.
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