Quotes by organism
Quotes 1 till 15 of 18.
The observation of others is coloured by our inability to observe ourselves impartially. We can never be impartial about anything until we can be impartial about our own organism.
English poet 1612-1680
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
English writer 1894-1963
At any given moment, life is completely senseless. But viewed over a period, it seems to reveal itself as an organism existing in time, having a purpose, trending in a certain direction.
By being able to write a genome and plug it into an organism, the software, if you will, changes the hardware.
Disease is a vital expression of the human organism.
American philosopher 1842-1910
If any organism fails to fulfill its potentialities, it becomes sick.
In a purely technical sense, each species of higher organism is richer in information than a Caravaggio painting, Bach fugue, or any other great work of art.
American minimalist artist 1935-
It is futile for an artist to try to create an environment because you have an environment around you all the time. Any living organism has an environment.
English writer and poet 1819-1880
It was not that she was out of temper, but that the world was not equal to the demands of her fine organism.
American poet 1885-1972
Man is an over-complicated organism. If he is doomed to extinction he will die out for want of simplicity.
Alfred Russel Wallace
British naturalist, explorer, anthropologist and biologist 1823-
On the spiritual theory, man consists essentially of a spiritual nature or mind intimately associated with a spiritual body or soul, both of which are developed in and by means of a material organism.
Suspicion is one of the morbid reactions by which an organism defends itself and seeks another equilibrium.
German philosopher 1788-1860
The brain may be regarded as a kind of parasite of the organism, a pensioner, as it were, who dwells with the body.
French politician anarchist, economist and sociologist 1809-1865
The chief condition on which, life, health and vigor depend on, is action. It is by action that an organism develops its faculties, increases its energy, and attains the fulfillment of its destiny.
Ukrainian-American psychologist, psychiatrist, and philosopher 1867-1923
The tendency of life is not the preservation of the species, but solely the preservation of each individual organism, as long as it is in existence at all, and is able to carry on its life processes.Source: Nervous Ills their Cause and Cure (1922)