quote by Albert Einstein

Hunger, love, pain, fear are some of those inner forces which rule the individual's instinct for self preservation.

— Albert Einstein

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Self preservation quote Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your p

Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.

Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.

I can never suppose this country so far lost to all ideas of self-importance as to be willing to grant America independence; if that could ever be adopted I shall despair of this country being ever preserved from a state of inferiority and consequently falling into a very low class among the European States.

Self preservation quote We are what we believe we are.

We are what we believe we are.

I can never suppose this country so far lost to all ideas of self-importance as to be willing to grant America independence; if that could ever be adopted I shall despair of this country being ever preserved from a state of inferiority and consequently falling into a very low class among the European States.

Most children would rather preserve the fantasy of a loving connection with their fathers and mothers, at all costs, even if it costs them their self-esteem. When you're three or seven years old, it's less frightening to think of yourself as an unlovable, disappointing screwup than to recognize the fact that you're living with a monster.

Living by faith includes the call to something greater than cowardly self-preservation.

Self preservation quote Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental pict

Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!

To face the realities of our lives is not a reason for despair-despair is a tool of your enemies. Facing the realities of our lives gives us motivation for action. For you are not powerless... You know why the hard questions must be asked. It is not altruism, it is self-preservation-survival.

In any culture, subculture, or family in which belief is valued above thought, and self-surrender is valued above self-expression, and conformity is valued above integrity, those who preserve their self-esteem are likely to be heroic exceptions.

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

Self preservation quote Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want

Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.

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The goal of the martial arts is not for the destruction of an opponent, but rather for self-growth and self-perfection. The practice of a martial art should be a practice of love - for the preservation of life, for the preservation of body, and for the preservation of family and friends.

After a traumatic experience, the human system of self-preservation seems to go onto permanent alert, as if the danger might return at any moment.

Intoxicated with unbroken success, we have become too self sufficient to feel the necessity of redeeming and preserving grace, too proud to pray to the God that made us.

Self preservation quote Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure

Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, surrounded by assholes.

He was gifted with the sly, sharp instinct for self-preservation that passes for wisdom among the rich.

To preserve an unclouded capacity for the enjoyment of life is an unusual moral and psychological achievement. Contrary to popular belief, it is not the prerogative of mindlessness, but the exact opposite: It is the reward of self-esteem.

I was scared before every battle. That old instinct of self-preservation is a pretty basic thing, but while the action was going on some part of my mind shut off and my training and discipline took over. I did what I had to do.

Self preservation quote I lost myself trying to please everyone else. Now I'm losing everyone while I'm

I lost myself trying to please everyone else. Now I'm losing everyone while I'm finding myself.

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When hints of sadness creep into our soul, we must not flee into happy or distracting thoughts. Pondering the sadness until it becomes overwhelming can lead us to deep change in the direction of our being from self-preservation to grateful worship.

Humor was another of the soul's weapons in the fight for self-preservation.

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.

Self preservation quote If you want to improve you self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.

If you want to improve you self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.

This self-love is the instrument of our preservation;

it resembles the provision for the perpetuity of mankind: it is necessary, it is dear to us, it gives us pleasure, and we must conceal it.

As Jesus explained, the right things have to die so the right things can live--we die to selfishness, greed, power, accumulation, prestige, and self-preservation, giving life to community, generosity, compassion, mercy, brotherhood, kindness, and love. The gospel will die in the toxic soil of self.

He who governs himself according to what he calls his principles may be punished either by one party or the other for those very principles. He who proceeds without principle, as chance, timidity, or self-preservation directs, will not perhaps fare better; but he will be less blamed.

Self preservation quote Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom.

Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom.

Self love is the instrument of our preservation.

No one could have called Mr. Standen quick-witted, but the possession of three sisters had considerably sharpened his instinct of self-preservation.

But there were too many points at which the other self could invade the self he wanted to preserve, and there were too many forms of invasion: certain words, sounds, lights, actions his hands or feet performed, and if he did nothing at all, heard and saw nothing, the shouting of some triumphant inner voice that shocked him and cowed him.

Self preservation quote Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.

Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.

To pretend that civilization can exist without destroying its own landbase and the landbases and cultures of others is to be entirely ignorant of history, biology, thermodynamics, morality, and self-preservation.

Self-preservation is the first law of nature.

Everyone has a story; everyone hides his past as a means of self-preservation. Some just do it better, and more thoroughly, than others.

Self preservation quote Who you become is infinitely more important than what you do, or what you have.

Who you become is infinitely more important than what you do, or what you have.

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It didn't occur to him that she might have chosen to remain this way.

That where he saw reserve and loneliness, Cassandra saw self-preservation and the knowledge that it was safer when one had less to lose.

The white men were roused by a mere instinct of self-preservation—until at last there had sprung into existence a great Ku Klux Klan, a veritable empire of the South, to protect the Southern country.

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.

Self preservation quote Be what you you want to be, not what other want to see

Be what you you want to be, not what other want to see

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Of course I was wearing make-up, I never went anywhere without red lipstick for 25 years! It was a form of self-preservation for me to continue to wear lipstick even though my face was broken.

In nature, creatures never ended the lives of others except to survive.

To women, abortion was self-defense and preservation of the species. Abortion was not a fancy borne out of the female mind. Abortion was instinct beyond ideas. Abortion was fear (the cat that devours its litter when a predator nears).

Self-preservation is the first principle of our nature.

The violent, antirationalistic impulse in Western countries is reacting to an intellectual state of affairs in which all thinking has become strategy; this impulse shows a disgust for a certain form of self-preservation. It is a sensitive shivering from the cold breath of a reality where knowledge is power and power is knowledge.

The individualism of current economic theory is manifest in the purely self-interested behaviour it generally assumes. It has no real place for fairness, malevolence, and benevolence, nor for the preservation of human life or any other moral concern.

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