We didn't have any civil rights. It was just a matter of survival, of existing from one day to the next. I remember going to sleep as a girl hearing the Klan ride at night and hearing a lynching and being afraid the house would burn down.
Victory, 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.winston churchill
One circumstance that helped our character development: we were needed. I often think today of what an impact could be made if children believed they were contributing to a family's essential Survival and happiness. In the transformation from a rural to an urban society, children are — though they might not agree — robbed of the opportunity to do genuinely responsible work.
Music played a large role in the Survival of the black people in America — that and a sense of humor that just couldn't be enslaved.redd foxx
The meaning of life for human beings is to serve one another for the Survival of humanity and the advancement of civilization.newton lee
One can even conjecture that Lisp owes its Survival specifically to the fact that its programs are lists, which everyone, including me, has regarded as a disadvantage.john mccarthy
Great powers must be forever vigilant and never subordinate Survival to any other goal, including prosperity.john j. mearsheimer
Although September 11 was horrible, it didn't threaten the Survival of the human race, like nuclear weapons do.stephen hawking
It goes without saying that when Survival is threatened, struggles erupt between peoples, and unfortunate wars between nations result.Hideki Tojo
One can even conjecture that Lisp owes its Survival specifically to the fact that its programs are lists, which everyone, including me, has regarded as a disadvantage.
Tolerance, openness and understanding towards other peoples' cultures, social structures, values and faiths are now essential to the very Survival of an interdependent world.aga khan iv
The modern State is by its very nature a military State; and every military State must of necessity become a conquering, invasive State; to survive it must conquer or be conquered, for the simple reason that accumulated military power will suffocate if it does not find an outlet. Therefore the modern State must strive to be a huge and powerful State: this is the indispensable precondition for its Survival.mikhail bakunin
Once a paper admits any principle of censorship for Survival, the we-don't-want-to-do-it-but-we-don't-want-to-lose-the-printer kind of censorship, it jeopardizes the integrity of its editorial principle. It's better to print and be damned, because you'll be damned anyway.Germaine Greer
It cannot but happen that those individuals whose functions are most out of equilibrium with the modified aggregate of external forces, will be those to die; and that those will survive whose functions happen to be most nearly in equilibrium with the modified aggregate of external forces.But this Survival of the fittest, implies multiplication of the fittest. Out of the fittest thus multiplied, there will, as before, be an overthrowing of the moving equilibrium wherever it presents the least opposing force to the new incident force.Herbert Spencer
Morals: They’re nothing but a coded Survival instinct!theodore sturgeon
Millions for defense, but not one cent for Survival.alfred bester
...the perception of potential threats to Survival may be much more important in determining behavior than the perceptions of potential profits, so that profit maximization is not really the driving force. It is fear of loss rather than hope of gain that limits our behaviorkenneth boulding
Although our grammar schools are teaching a whole generation computer language to adjust to the technological needs of a Stage II [post Survival-focused] society, we have neglected to teach this generation relationship language and conflict resolution skills to address the social and psychological needs of a Stage II society. And when it is taught, in countries like Germany, although called social competence it focuses on workplace teamwork -- still on Survival, breadwinner oriented work goals.warren farrell
Men have been released from [concentration] camps who have taken over the jargon of their jailers and with cold reason and mad consent (the price, as it were, of their Survival) tell their story as if it could not have been otherwise than it was, contending that they have not been treated so badly after all.max horkheimer
A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumour, and Survival a thing beyond the bounds of possibility.aldous huxley
What the media are telling you to be afraid of are the wrong things... Fear is a necessary ingredient of our Survival instincts.Michael Moore
If everybody would agree that their current reality is a reality, and that what we essentially share is our capacity for constructing a reality, then perhaps we could all agree on a meta-agreement for computing a reality that would mean Survival and dignity for everyone on the planet, rather than each group being sold on a particular way of doing things.francisco varela
Access to a secure, safe and sufficient source of fresh water is a fundamental requirement for the Survival, well-being and socio-economic development of all humanity. Yet, we continue to act as if fresh water were a perpetually abundant resource. It is not.kofi annan
I think that intelligence is such a narrow branch of the tree of life - this branch of primates we call humans. No other animal, by our definition, can be considered intelligent . So intelligence can't be all that important for Survival , because there are so many animals that don't have what we call intelligence, and they're surviving just fine.