survival

A Quote by Robert Ardrey on survival

Aggressiveness is the principal guarantor of survival.

Robert Ardrey

Source: The Social Contract, 1970

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A Quote by Reinhold Niebuhr on courage, danger, and survival

If we survive danger it steels our courage more than anything else.

Reinhold Niebuhr (1892 - 1971)

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A Quote by Dame Rebecca West on certainty, generations, survival, and talent

Of Virginia Woolf: The talent of this generation which is most certain of survival.

Rebecca West (1892 - 1983)

Source: Ending in Earnest, 1931

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A Quote by Raoul Vaneigem on survival and work

Work to survive, survive by consuming, survive to consume; the hellish cycle is complete.

Raoul Vaneigem

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A Quote by Rachel Louise Carson on age, blindness, indifference, needs, survival, and water

In an age when man has forgotten his origins and is blind even to his most essential needs for survival, water along with other resources has become the victim of his indifference.

Rachel Carson (1907 - 1964)

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A Quote by Peter F. Drucker on ability, business, conventionality, economics, people, success, and survival

The success and ultimately the survival of every business, large or small, depends in the last analysis on its ability to develop people. This ability is not measured by any of our conventional yardsticks of economic success; yet, is the final measurement.

Peter F. Drucker (1909 - 2005)

Source: Perspective, A Topical Letter for DPD (IBM) Management, 12/23/68.

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A Quote by Peter F. Drucker on adaptability, change, departure, familiarity, survival, and value

During periods of discontinuous, abrupt change, the essence of adaptation involves a keen sensitivity to what should be abandoned - not what should be changed or introduced. A willingness to depart from the familiar has distinct survival value.

Peter F. Drucker (1909 - 2005)

Source: Age of Discontinuity

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A Quote by Pearl Mae Bailey on change, order, and survival

We must change in order to survive.

Pearl Bailey (1918 - 1990)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on death, good, reputation, and survival

One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Orson Scott Card on good, humanity, needs, and survival

I'll put it bluntly. Human beings are free except when humanity needs them. Maybe humanity needs you. To do something. Maybe humanity needs me - to find out what you're good for. We might both do despicable things, but if humankind survives, then we were good tools.

Orson Scott Card

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