Quotes: existential

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  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
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    Around the world, climate change is an existential threat - but if we harness the opportunities inherent in addressing climate change, we can reap enormous economic benefits.
  • Fiction is a solution, the best solution, to the problem of existential solitude.
    Source: Farther Away: Essays (2012) 40
  • Steven Wright
    Steven Wright
    American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer 1955-
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    I have an existential map; it has you are here written all over it.
  • Literature is my life of course, but from an ontological point of view. From an existential point of view, I like being a teacher.
  • R. D. Laing
    R. D. Laing
    British psychiatrist 1927-1989
    R. D. Laing
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    Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be break-through. It is potential liberation and renewal as well as enslavement and existential death.
  • Billy Corgan
    Billy Corgan
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    Most people are living lives of sort of survival. And constantly posing an existential crisis, either through fantasy or oblivion, really has been pretty much explored in rock and roll. At least in the western version of rock n' roll.
  • Peggy Noonan
    Peggy Noonan
    American Author, Presidential Speechwriter 1950-
    Peggy Noonan
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    My generation, faced as it grew with a choice between religious belief and existential despair, chose marijuana. Now we are in our Cabernet stage.
  • Bo Burnham
    Bo Burnham
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    Once a week, I like to slip into a deep existential depression where I lose all my sense of oneness and self-worth.
  • Bob Inglis
    Bob Inglis
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    So when you're dealing with an existential threat like death or like climate change, if you see it as 'we are all toast anyway,' then denial is a pretty good way of coping.
  • Bill Moyers
    Bill Moyers
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    The printed page conveys information and commitment, and requires active involvement. Television conveys emotion and experience, and it's very limited in what it can do logically. It's an existential experience - there and then gone.
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