As Akins observes, it is not the point of our sensory systems that they should detect "basic" or "natural" properties of the environment, but that they should serve our "narcissistic" purposes in staying alive; nature doesn't build epistemic engines.daniel c. dennett
To live without killing is a thought which could electrify the world, if men were only capable of staying awake long enough to let the idea soak in.
Every campus, of course, also has its rabble of young "liberals," who are forever making a din as they "demonstrate" for "world peash," "snivel rights," and the like, and who, if we may judge from their appearance and their yammering, are as afraid of war as they are of soap. I am sure that every student here present fully understands the importance of staying on the good side of the young "intellectuals" -- I mean the windward side, of course.
Allah's Apostle said, "In Paradise there is a pavilion made of a single hollow pearl sixty miles wide, in each corner of which there are wives who will not see those in the other corners; and the believers will visit and enjoy them. And there are two gardens, the utensils and contents of which are made of silver; and two other gardens, the utensils and contents of which are made of so-and-so (i.e. gold) and nothing will prevent the people staying in the Garden of Eden from seeing their Lord except the curtain of Majesty over His Face."
Some keep the Sabbath going to Church I keep it, staying at Home With a Bobolink for a Chorister And an Orchard, for a Dome
You drown not by falling into a river, but by staying submerged in it.paulo coelho
I had a job to do in the ring, and the businessmen around me had a job to do outside the ring, I did my job by beating up most of the guys they put in front of me and staying in shape, but the people I trusted didn’t do their jobs.joe frazier
Lebanon is our country, and in it we are staying (as a minority christians).samir geagea
Being with a woman all night never hurt no professional baseball player. It's staying up all night looking for a woman that does him in.casey stengel
You can't hold a man down without staying down with him.booker t. washington
I think I made, essentially, a mistake, staying in movies. But it’s a mistake I can’t regret, because it’s like saying, ‘I shouldn’t have stayed married to that woman, but I did because I love her. I would’ve been more successful if I hadn’t been married to her…’ You know?orson welles
I think the big mistake in schools is trying to teach children anything, and by using fear as the basic motivation. Fear of getting failing grades, fear of not staying with your class, etc. Interest can produce learning on a scale compared to fear as a nuclear explosion to a firecracker.Stanley Kubrick
To live without killing is a thought which could electrify the world, if men were only capable of staying awake long enough to let the idea soak in.henry miller
Everything must belong somewhere. I know that now, that's why I'm staying here.conor oberst
They say that the lady from Philadelphia who is staying in town is very wise. Suppose I go ask her what is best to be done.
Since, in the long run, every planetary society will be endangered by impacts from space, every surviving civilization is obliged to become spacefaring not because of exploratory or romantic zeal, but for the most practical reason imaginable: staying alive.
Moving on is easy. It's staying moved on that's trickier.Katerina Stoykova-Klemer
"I’m not much on staying up at night. I’m not a big worry guy regardless of who we’re playing. It’s just that you respect how hard they play."
Research shows that couples who have a lot of similarities, including intellectual compatibility, end up staying together.Helen Fisher
Because I'm not giving up! I'm still here and I'm stayin'!Kermit the Frog
staying where you now are, you must perish; coming to Christ, you can but perish; coming to Christ, no one ever did perish; while you sit still and starve, there is bread enough and to spare in your Father's house. Will you return?samuel i. prime
Why, you might read two sonnets, ere they reach To where the hurrying freshnesses aye preach A natural sermon o’er their pebbly beds; Where swarms of minnows show their little heads, staying their wavy bodies ’gainst the streams, To taste the luxury of sunny beams Temper’d with coolness.john keats