Quotes: extinction

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  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
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    More than any time in history mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness, the other to total extinction. Let us pray that we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
  • J. G. Ballard
    J. G. Ballard
    British author 1930-
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    A widespread taste for pornography means that nature is alerting us to some threat of extinction.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    Birth and death are so closely related that one could not destroy either without destroying the other at the same time. It is extinction that makes creation possible.
  • Rabbi Hillel
    Rabbi Hillel
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    He who refuses to learn deserves extinction.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
    Ezra Pound
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    Man is an over-complicated organism. If he is doomed to extinction he will die out for want of simplicity.
  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
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    More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    That last day does not bring extinction to us, but change of place.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
    Calvin Coolidge
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    The government of the United States is a device for maintaining in perpetuity the rights of the people, with the ultimate extinction of all privileged classes.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
    Susan Sontag
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    The problems of this world are only truly solved in two ways: by extinction or duplication.
  • T. S. Eliot
    T. S. Eliot
    British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
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    The progress of an artist is a continual self-sacrifice, a continual extinction of personality.
  • Joseph De Maistre
    Joseph De Maistre
    French diplomat and philosopher 1753-1821
    Joseph De Maistre
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    The whole earth, perpetually steeped in blood, is nothing but an immense altar on which every living thing must be sacrificed without end, without restraint, without respite until the consummation of the world, the extinction of evil, the death of death.
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