We all are born with survival instincts which make our living stronger. This is the fight to remain alive. Read some of the survival quotes and famous endurance quotations and sayings!

Survival Quotes

For our basic survival, we depend on fundamental necessities like food, water and shelter. But in this age of ‘survival of the fittest’, it’s not just basic necessities we need but also a strong emotional intelligence which is necessary to fulfill our ambitions and achieve what we want. Some of the organizations even conduct survival skill classes just to teach individuals to encounter a dangerous situation in a better way. Go ahead; become more familiar about what survival is all about by reading some of the most popular quotations and sayings.

Baseball is a red-blooded sport for red-blooded men. It's no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out. It's a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest.

- Ty Cobb

Learning is not compulsory... neither is survival.

- W. Edwards Deming

All societies on the verge of death are masculine. A society can survive with only one man; no society will survive a shortage of women.

- Germaine Greer

Perhaps catastrophe is the natural human environment, and even though we spend a good deal of energy trying to get away from it, we are programmed for survival amid catastrophe.

- Germaine Greer

In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued - they may be essential to survival.

- Noam Chomsky

Tis the last rose of summer Left blooming alone; All her lovely companions Are faded and gone.

- Thomas More

Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.

- B. F. Skinner

A relationship isn't going to make me survive. It's the cherry on top.

- Jennifer Aniston

A civilization which leaves so large a number of its participants unsatisfied and drives them into revolt neither has nor deserves the prospect of a lasting existence.

- Sigmund Freud

Every day I run scared. That's the only way I can stay ahead .

- John H. Johnson

The condition of man... is a condition of war of everyone against everyone.

- Thomas Hobbes

It is not in giving life but in risking life that man is raised above the animal; that is why superiority has been accorded in humanity not to the sex that brings forth but to that which kills.

- Simone de Beauvoir

For me life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.

- Arnold Schwarzenegger

And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.

- Andrew Carnegie

No battle plan survives contact with the enemy.

- Colin Powell

Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck of time.

- Francis Bacon

I'm a survivor - a living example of what people can go through and survive.

- Elizabeth Taylor

Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.

- Og Mandino

Hollywood is like life, you face it with the sum total of your equipment.

- Joan Crawford

You have to be self-reliant and strong to survive in this town. Otherwise you will be destroyed.

- Joan Crawford

If I were dropped out of a plane into the ocean and told the nearest land was a thousand miles away, I'd still swim. And I'd despise the one who gave up.

- Abraham Maslow

To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.

- Wendell Berry

Against the State, against the Church, against the silence of the medical profession, against the whole machinery of dead institutions of the past, the woman of today arises.

- Margaret Sanger

Life has a certain flavor for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.

- John Stuart Mill

Expenditures rise to meet income.

- C. Northcote Parkinson

Money won't make you happy... but everybody wants to find out for themselves.

- Zig Ziglar

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.

- C.S. Lewis

One can survive everything, nowadays, except death, and live down everything except a good reputation.

- Oscar Wilde

Confront them with annihilation, and they will then survive; plunge them into a deadly situation, and they will then live. When people fall into danger, they are then able to strive for victory.

- Sun Tzu

The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival,

- Aristotle

To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.

- Idylls of the King and a Selection of Poems , Alfred Lord Tennyson

Man tends to increase at a greater rate than his means of subsistence.

- Charles Darwin

You've got to learn to survive a defeat. That's when you develop character.

- Richard M. Nixon

I have a hot memory, but I know I've forgotten many things, too, just squashed things in favor of survival.

- Iggy Pop

In this business you either sink or swim or you don't.

- David Smith

We've always had a pretty competitive and pretty ferocious battle with British Airways... It's lasted now about 14 years, and we're very pleased to have survived it.

- Richard Branson

Cancer victims who don't accept their fate, who don't learn to live with it, will only destroy what little time they have left.

- Ingrid Bergman

Time is shortening. But every day that I challenge this cancer and survive is a victory for me.

- Ingrid Bergman

My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.

- Bono

From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.

- Arthur Ashe

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