Quotes: organism

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  • A.R. Orage
    A.R. Orage
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    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.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    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.
  • Barry Schuler
    Barry Schuler
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    By being able to write a genome and plug it into an organism, the software, if you will, changes the hardware.
  • Georg Groddeck
    Georg Groddeck
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    Disease is a vital expression of the human organism.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    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.
  • Carl Andre
    Carl Andre
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    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.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    It was not that she was out of temper, but that the world was not equal to the demands of her fine organism.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    Man is an over-complicated organism. If he is doomed to extinction he will die out for want of simplicity.
  • 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.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    The brain may be regarded as a kind of parasite of the organism, a pensioner, as it were, who dwells with the body.
  • Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
    Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
    French politician anarchist, economist and sociologist 1809-1865
    Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
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    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.
  • Boris Sidis
    Boris Sidis
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    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)
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