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German - American physicist 1879-1955
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.
American playwright 1911-1983
Bohemia has no banner. It survives by discretion.
Companion and father-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad 573--634-
Cursed is the man who dies, but the evil done by him survives.
B. F. Skinner
American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.Source: New Scientist 22 (392), 21 May 1964, pp.483-4.
Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten.Source: New Scientist 22 (392), 21 May 1964, pp.483-4.
For man, maximum excitement is the confrontation of death and the skillful defiance of it by watching others fed to it as he survives transfixed with rapture.
Marquis de Sade
French nobleman, revolutionary and writer 1740-1814
For mortal men there is but one hell, and that is the folly and wickedness and spite of his fellows; but once his life is over, there's an end to it: his annihilation is final and entire, of him nothing survives.
Italian novelist and poet 1908-1950
It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative?
Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
Man's unique reward, however, is that while animals survive by adjusting themselves to their background, man survives by adjusting his background to himself.
French writer and essayist 1913-1960
Our civilization survives in the complacency of cowardly or malignant minds - a sacrifice to the vanity of aging adolescents. In 1953, excess is always a comfort, and sometimes a career.
W. H. Auden
American poet 1907-1973
Poetry makes nothing happen. It survives in the valley of its saying.
Henry Louis Mencken
American journalist and critic 1880-1956
The truth that survives is simply the lie that is pleasantest to believe.
American lobbyist and politician 1943-
Venice, Italy, survives 365 days out of every year in water; New Orleans can survive a few days of water if it has to.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
English writer 1874-1936
Youth is the period in which a man can be hopeless. The end of every episode is the end of the world. But the power of hoping through everything, the knowledge that the soul survives its adventures, that great inspiration comes to the middle-aged.
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