The instinct to survive will never change, neither will the human body's amazing ability to endure.— Lofty Wiseman
Memorable Survival Instinct quotations
Gangbanging is a survival instinct, regardless of how anybody tries to paint it.
If a man is a man and not a sheep in the flock, he has a survival instinct in him that leads him to fight even if he realizes he's fighting in vain, even if he knows he will lose.
As gang members, as young dudes in the streets, especially in L.
A., we're the effect of a situation. We didn't wake up and create our own mindstate and our environment; we adapted our survival instincts.
When you're a kid, you live carefree.
You notice things that go on around you, but you live like a kid with no worries until you get to that certain age where trials and tribulations come and you gotta fight and stay on your toes. That's when survival instincts kick in.
Generosity is revolutionary, counter-instinctual.
Our survival instinct is to care only for ourselves and our loved ones. But we can transform our relationship to that survival instinct by constantly asking ourselves, ‘How can I use my life’s energy to benefit all living beings?
I just want my kids to love who they are, have happy lives and find something they want to do and make peace with that. Your job as a parent is to give your kids not only the instincts and talents to survive, but help them enjoy their lives.
If this were so; if the desert were 'home'; if our instincts were forged in the desert; to survive the rigours of the desert - then it is easier to understand why greener pastures pall on us; why possessions exhaust us, and why Pascal's imaginary man found his comfortable lodgings a prison.
Now, helpless in the hollow of An unarmorial age, a trough Of smoke in slow suspended skeins Above their scrap of history, Only an attitude remains: Time has transfigured them into Untruth. The stone finality They hardly meant has come to be Their final blazon, and to prove Our almost-instinct almost true: What will survive of us is love.
Creativity to me is the life force that is in us. It’s an animalistic instinct for survival.
Mental alertness is not awareness. Mental alertness only enhances your survival instincts. It does not take you towards liberation.
Feeling fear is a good sign that your survival instincts are intact.
You need to appreciate the dangers to stay safe.
You go into this survival instinct mode, when you feel like your life is in jeopardy. I found myself in the bathroom with my taser, which I have 10 of, my panic button and my cell phone. It was the most terrifying experience I've ever had in my life
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).
I'm missing something, aren't I?" "Brains", he snapped.
"And survival instinct. The Hawklord's been waiting for you for three hours." "Tell him I'm dead.
Life is full of toil, sacrifice, and pain, and from the time we stop growing, we know that we've begun dying. We watch helplessly as year by year, our bodies age and fail, while our survival instincts compel us to keep on going-which means living with the terrifying knowledge that ultimately death is inescapable.
People have a need for certainty - and that need for certainty is in every human being, certainty that you can avoid pain, certainty that you can at least be comfortable. It's a survival instinct.
At what point does a fly give up trying to escape through a closed window – do its survival instincts keep it going until it is physically capable of no more, or does it eventually learn after one crash too many that there is no way out? At what point do you decide that enough is enough?
Life is an instinct for growth, for survival, for the accumulation of forces, for power.
Not every good idea survives. Not every new form of art is repeated. Not every new potential instinct is successful. Only the successful ones get repeated. By natural selection and then through repetition they become probable, more habitual.
Mammals are sentient beings that want to live and are afraid to die.
Evolution vouchsafed us all with an instinct to survive, reproduce and flourish.
I think there's a supreme power behind the whole thing, an intelligence.
Look at all of the instincts of nature, both animals and plants, the very ingenious ways they survive. If you cut yourself, you don't have to think about it.
The basic of all morality is duty, a concept with the same relation to group that self-interest has to individual.
I do not admire 'the people,' as such.
No one really does. Their folk wisdom is usually false, their instincts predatory. Even their sense of survival - so highly developed in the individual - goes berserk in the mass. A crowd is a fool.
If you are deemed insane, then all actions that would oherwise prove you are not do, in actuality, fall into the framework of an insane person’s actions. Your sound protests constitute denial. Your valid fears are deemed paranoia. Your survival instincts are labeled defense mechanisms. It’s a no-win situation. It’s a death penalty really.
Fear is an instinct, like hunger or anger.
We need it to help us survive, and it is nothing to be ashamed of. It lets us know whether we should fight or flee.
In the greater part of humankind there resides an instinct for survival.
It is this which can clutch at straws and effect a rescue from them. It is this which can, now and then, outwit fate.
I have an instinct for survival, for self-preservation.
Fear is a survival instinct; fear in its way is a comfort for it means that somewhere hope is alive.
Surely no rational or realistic person will discount the possibility that [during wartime] the United States might suddenly resort to nuclear weapons. Those who retain the instinct for survival, not to speak of minimal concern for their fellow man, will seek ways to act before rather than after the event.
My urge to photograph is activated by an almost biological instinct for preservation from disorder. The camera is a mechanical apparatus that extends my natural ability and desire for meaningful organization. I need it to survive.
Like every living thing its prime characteristic is a blind, unreasoned instinct to survive.
Our need to knock celebrities is...Twisted: it's deep in the mid-brain below the survival instinct. That lust to see a downfall. It's animalistic.
Morals: They're nothing but a coded survival instinct!
There is nothing wrong with having competitive instincts. They are survival instincts.