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  1. Picture quote by Chinese Proverbs about teaching

    Give a man a fish, he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, he will eat for a life time. ⏤ Chinese Proverbs


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    Your fear is completely dependent on you for its survival. ⏤ Steve Maraboli


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

Albert Einstein

Extinction is the rule, survival is the exception.

Carl Sagan

To survive it is often necessary to fight and to fight you have to dirty yourself.

George Orwell

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.

Winston Churchill

If you live among wolves you have to act like a wolf.

Nikita Khrushchev

Humor can be one of our best survival tools.

Allen Klein

In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued - they may be essential to survival.

Noam Chomsky

A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.

Doug Larson

The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.

Aristotle

Independence is not a whim or an ambition. It is the necessary condition of our survival as an ethnic group.

Aslan Maskhadov

Nature is indifferent to the survival of the human species, including Americans.

Adlai Stevenson

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

The ability to delude yourself may be an important survival tool.

Jane Wagner

Earth is abundant with plentiful resources. Our practice of rationing resources through monetary control is no longer relevant and is counter-productive to our survival.

Jacque Fresco

Survival can be summed up in three words - never give up. That's the heart of it really. Just keep trying.

Bear Grylls

Baseball is a red-blooded sport for red-blooded men. It's no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out. It's a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest.

Ty Cobb

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

Andrew Marvell

Learning is not compulsory... neither is survival.

W. Edwards Deming

'm really proud of it. To me, it's a movie about character behavior and the pecking order of the pack, as well as the central character's massive survival guilt.

Dwight Yoakam

Every stress leaves an indelible scar, and the organism pays for its survival after a stressful situation by becoming a little older.

Hans Selye

Our pleasures were simple - they included survival.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Look in the mirror, and don't be tempted to equate transient domination with either intrinsic superiority or prospects for extended survival.

Stephen Jay Gould

Survival is a privilege which entails obligations. I am forever asking myself what I can do for those who have not survived.

Simon Wiesenthal

I have a hot memory, but I know I've forgotten many things, too, just squashed things in favor of survival.

Iggy Pop

The more we get out of the world the less we leave, and in the long run we shall have to pay our debts at a time that may be very inconvenient for our own survival.

Norbert Wiener

In the name of Hypocrites, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival.

Edward Everett Hale

The human race's prospects of survival were considerably better when we were defenceless against tigers than they are today when we have become defenceless against ourselves.

Arnold J. Toynbee

The unrestricted competition so commonly advocated does not leave us the survival of the fittest. The unscrupulous succeed best in accumulating wealth.

Rutherford B. Hayes

It is precisely because neither individuals nor small groups can be fully self-sufficient that cooperation is necessary to human survival and flourishing.

Tom G. Palmer

Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, in order to assure the survival and the success of liberty.

John F. Kennedy

We're all put to the test... but it never comes in the form or at the point we would prefer, does it?

David Mamet

The more we exploit nature, The more our options are reduced, until we have only one: to fight for survival.

Morris K. Udall

The recommended daily requirement for hugs is: four per day for survival, eight per day for maintenance, and twelve per day for growth.

Virginia Satir

If you don't hunt it down and kill it, it will hunt you down and kill you.

Flannery O'Connor

mankind is resilient: the atrocities that horrified us a week ago become acceptable tomorrow.

Joseph Heller

All I'm trying to do is not join my ancestral spirits just yet.

Joshua Nkomo

'A collected poems' is either a gravestone or a testimonial to survival.

Al Purdy

A declining institution often experiences survival of the unfittest.

John McCarthy

This gets back to the fundamental lesson of political survival that Bill Clinton taught me, which is if you make it about the American people's lives instead of your life, you're going to be okay.

Paul Begala

Through the evolutionary process, those who are able to engage in social cooperation of various sorts do better in survival and reproduction.

Robert Nozick

I believe that our very survival depends upon us becoming better systems thinkers.

Margaret J. Wheatley

The old series of sittings with Mrs. Piper convinced me of survival for reasons which I should find it hard to formulate in any strict fashion, but that was their distinct effect.

Oliver Joseph Lodge

Basing my conclusions on experience I am absolutely convinced not only of survival but of demonstrated survival, demonstrated by occasional interaction with matter in such a way as to produce physical results.

Oliver Joseph Lodge

The State of Israel has faced obstacles and challenges to its very survival, with conventional military attacks leading the way to suicide bombers who have killed innocent Israeli men, women, and children.

Jerry Costello

Survival is the main objective. There are going to be some awful days, I know that from my background in the sport.

David Millar

The road to the future leads us smack into the wall. We simply ricochet off the alternatives that destiny offers. Our survival is no more than a question of 25, 50 or perhaps 100 years.

Jacques Yves Cousteau

A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill, except learning how to grow in rows. Be a weed.

Doug Lasrson

I may find Saddam Hussein's regime abhorrent - any normal person would - but the survival of it is in his hands.

Tony Blair

The Jews are trying to destroy all other cultures - as a survival mechanism - the only Nazi country in the world is Israel.

David Duke

Whoever claims that economic competition represents 'survival of the fittest' in the sense of the law of the jungle, provides the clearest possible evidence of his lack of knowledge of economics.

George Reisman

I haven't seen the show, but when it was finished I felt good about what we had done. I don't know how it will stack up with Survival, but that'll be up to the critics.

Vic Morrow

I think we're probably more unified than ever before because we're in a battle for survival. Not only for survival as the Republican Party, but survival of the check and balance system in our government.

Bill Scott

The cell, over the billions of years of her life, has covered the earth many times with her substance, found ways to control herself and her environment, and insure her survival.

Albert Claude

A population weakened and exhausted by battling against so many obstacles -- whose needs are never satisfied and desires never fulfilled -- is vulnerable to manipulation and regimentation. The struggle for survival is, above all, an exercise that is hugely time-consuming, absorbing and debilitating. If you create these anti-conditions, your rule is guaranteed for a hundred years.

Ryszard Kapuscinski

The consciousness of being deemed dead, is next to the presumable unpleasantness of being so in reality. One feels like his own ghost unlawfully tenanting a defunct carcass.

Herman Melville

The notion that one will not survive a particular catastrophe is, in general terms, a comfort since it is equivalent to abolishing the catastrophe.

Iris Murdoch

I believe that all the survivors are mad. One time or another their madness will explode. You cannot absorb that much madness and not be influenced by it. That is why the children of survivors are so tragic. I see them in school. They don't know how

Elie Wiesel

Nobody is stronger, nobody is weaker than someone who came back. There is nothing you can do to such a person because whatever you could do is less than what has already been done to him. We have already paid the price.

Elie Wiesel

Liberals, it has been said, are generous with other peoples' money, except when it comes to questions of national survival when they prefer to be generous with other people's freedom and security.

William F. Buckley, Jr.

When we were engaged in the problems of survival we had no time to have anything to do with culture.

Nursultan Nazarbayev

The mother's battle for her child with sickness, with poverty, with war, with all the forces of exploitation and callousness that cheapen human life needs to become a common human battle, waged in love and in the passion for survival.

Adrienne Rich

We need not renounce the use of conventional force. We will be ready to repel any clear and present danger that poses a genuine threat to our national security and survival.

Theodore C. Sorensen

The pressure of survival in the big city will make you lose sight of your dream... Hang in there.

James De La Vega

Everything that's going on within the peloton - there's about ten different races going on. There is also a survival element to it - I love the fact that it's so epic. You crash on a bike, the first thing you do is try and get back up on it. No whinging!

David Millar

I want a guy who is masculine, good with his hands and able to build stuff and who has survival skills. Facial hair is a big turn-on. Most of the kids I hang out with in New York are hipster arty types, but I like a stronger, more physically imposing man - like a lumberjack.

Chloe Sevigny

My shows are about the complete woman who swallows it all. It's a question of survival.

Sonia Rykiel

For a long time all I wanted for Christmas were books about outdoor survival. I was convinced that the woods were calling me. I camped a lot, I took classes. At 18, I told myself if I don't live in the woods by myself by the time I'm 25, I have failed.

Chris Evans

For this generation, ours, life is nuclear survival, liberty is human rights, the pursuit of happiness is a planet whose resources are devoted to the physical and spiritual nourishment of its inhabitants.

Jimmy Carter

Nature abhors a hero. For one thing, he violates the law of conservation of energy. For another, how can it be the survival of the fittest when the fittest keeps putting himself in situations where he is most likely to be creamed?

Solomon Short

Doesn't the fight for survival also justify swindle and theft? In self defence, anything goes.

Imelda Marcos

As I have discovered by examining my past, I started out as a child. Coincidentally, so did my brother. My mother did not put all her eggs in one basket, so to speak: she gave me a younger brother named Russell, who taught me what was meant by "survival of the fittest."

Bill Cosby

During this period, Japan's peaceful commercial relations were successively obstructed, primarily by the American rupture of commercial relations, and this was a grave threat to the survival of Japan.

Hideki Tojo

It goes without saying that when survival is threatened, struggles erupt between peoples, and unfortunate wars between nations result.

Hideki Tojo

But no nation can base its survival and development on luck and prayers alone while its leadership fritters away every available opportunity for success and concrete achievement.

Ibrahim Babangida

And in reality, I don't think it's a real documentary. It's more a story of her life. It's a story of survival. It's a story of the time in which she lived. The story of success and failure.

Maximilian Schell

Must we be put to shame by much smaller and poorer countries, by Ireland, France, Austria or Sweden, who have understood that a nation's support of its arts is a matter of both national pride and cultural survival?

Theodore Bikel

As in the war of 1941-45, our victory and our survival depend on how and where we attack.

James V. Forrestal

I learned a lot in those first years in Miami, while struggling just for survival, by observing my father's fortitude.

Desi Arnaz

The will to work of everyone in the country is the best guarantee of national survival.

Bhumibol Adulyadej

I've always believed in survival.

Hugh Leonard

Certainly it is valuable to a trained writer to crash in an aircraft which burns. He learns several important things very quickly. Whether they will be of use to him is conditioned by survival. Survival, with honor, that outmoded and all-important word, is as difficult as ever and as all-important to a writer.

Ernest Hemingway

The masculine energy was about survival. The male was the hunter who risked his life and had to be in the fight-flight mode.

Deepak Chopra

Luck is a very thin wire between survival and disaster, and not many people can keep their balance on it.

Hunter S. Thompson

In the animal kingdom, one of the keys to survival is to outwit your enemies. And when you're surrounded by carnivores, one of the best strategies is to fade into the background and disappear.

Neil deGrasse Tyson

It turns out our brain is sensitive, maybe too sensitive, to motion. It's a survival mechanism.

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Happiness is just another of the tricks that our genetic system plays on us to carry out its only role, which is the survival of the species.

Paulo Coelho

Keeping an active mind has been vital to my survival, as has been maintaining a sense of humor.

Stephen Hawking

Although September 11 was horrible, it didn't threaten the survival of the human race, like nuclear weapons do.

Stephen Hawking

The rules of survival never change, whether you're in a desert or in an arena.

Bear Grylls

Survival is not about being fearless. It's about making a decision, getting on and doing it, because I want to see my kids again, or whatever the reason might be.

Bear Grylls

Textbook survival tells you to stay put. Stop. Wait for rescue. Don't take any risks. But there'd been a whole host of survival shows like that and I didn't really want to do that.

Bear Grylls

Weather can kill you so fast. The first priority of survival is getting protection from the extreme weather.

Bear Grylls

The survival of liberty in our land increasingly depends on the success of liberty in other lands. The best hope for peace in our world is the expansion of freedom in all the world.

Bill Frist

Our country also hungers for leadership to ensure the long-term survival of our Social Security system. With 70 million baby boomers in this country on the verge of retirement, we need to take action to shore up the system.

Kay Bailey Hutchison

It was a matter of survival for the local people, but it was the most violent scene I have ever witnessed. The people in my group, feeling helpless, were all spellbound and aghast at the same time. I became a vegetarian shortly after that.

Wendie Malick

Government is necessary for our survival. We need government in order to survive. The Founding Fathers created a special place for government. It is called the Constitution.

Michael Badnarik

We truly have an ancient part of the brain that was about survival when we were prey but we seem to have gone past prey. We eat everything and nothing eats us.

Nick Nolte

I think that the majority of messages are validating messages to confirm the survival of conscious. And many times that validation message is negative or sad.

John Edward

White Man, let us stand together to secure the survival of your people and my people, for they are one and the same - they are our beloved, miraculous, wonderful, blessed and masterful white race!

George Lincoln Rockwell

You know, I once read an interesting book which said that, uh, most people lost in the wilds, they, they die of shame. Yeah, see, they die of shame. 'What did I do wrong? How could I have gotten myself into this?' And so they sit there and they... die. Because they didn't do the one thing that would save their lives. Thinking.

David Mamet

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