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Definition of Self-Preservation

Self-Preservation

  1. The preservation of one's self from destruction or injury.

Self-Preservation Quotations

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves and our own self-preservation, we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.
Joseph Campbell

Self-preservation is the first law of nature.
Samuel Butler

As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.
Diogenes

Self-preservation, nature's first great law, all the creatures, except man, doth awe.
Andrew Marvell

Whether they are defending the Soviet Union or bleating for Saddam Hussein, liberals are always against America. They are either traitors or idiots, and on the matter of America's self-preservation, the difference is irrelevant.
Ann Coulter
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