To Survive Quotes

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When you are a beginning film maker you are desperate to survive. The most important thing in the end is survival and being able to get to your next picture.
I went into acting because I had to make a good living. I had a child now and I had to support him any way I could… I wasn’t happy, but I wasn’t unhappy. I was just doing what I had to do to survive.
David Soul
This country was built and continues to survive off the backs of immigrants and refugees.
We need religion as a guide. We need it because we are imperfect. Our government needs the church, because only those humble enough to admit they are sinners can bring to democracy the tolerance it requires in order to survive.
I know that there’s a god because I was able to survive everything that I’ve been through – all of the tough times – and I’m still at the top of my game.
If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships – the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.
Anyone who wants bookstores to survive is portrayed as a Luddite who goes around smashing up Kindles.
John Connolly
You’ve got to believe as a filmmaker that if a movie‘s good enough, it’s going to survive; and if it’s not, well, it won’t.
Work was always necessary to survive. Then I decided the goal should be to survive without working. But now I have much more work than I had before. Hunting for freedom, I’ve found the real prison. but at least it’s a prison I’ve chosen for myself.
I am ready to do whatever I need in order to survive.
Mumbai can eat you up or teach you how to survive because it is a tricky city. I guess living in cities like Mumbai or Delhi makes you slightly more street-smart and alert.
Radioactive‘ is the fall out of my life‘s inspirations, a testament to my ability to survive it all and to tell the story.
It has always been very difficult for writers to survive commercially in India because the market was so small. But that’s not true at all any more. It’s one of the world’s fastest growing and most vibrant markets for books, especially in English.
I think my dad really wanted me to survive the world. He knew as a psychologist how difficult the world is, and I think he wanted me to be tough.
Farmers and people who make a living from the land are finding it impossible to survive. So the first step is to get out of that place. Come to the city where there are opportunities.
Balance is good. You should always have balance… you need it to survive.
In ‘A Chosen Few,’ I spent hours and hours listening to the pain of people of who had survived wondering why they survived and what their life means and what right do they have to survive.
For a film to be viable, it has to survive this process of scrutiny. I think most filmmakers have obsessive-compulsive tendencies and would be completely unemployable in any other job – so it’s great to be able to channel your psychological anomalies into something productive and creative.
James Marsh
I have to motivate myself to give my best each day in order to survive.
A lot of films need planning in order to survive at all. It’s part of the dog and pony show.
John Turturro
As actors, we deal with rejection so much more than any other business. So I don’t care how much of a genius you are, if you don’t have the propensity to be able to get back up every time you get knocked down, then you’re not going to survive.
I’ve always been fascinated by the Gold Coast. The homes themselves are spectacular, unlike anything you’ll see other than in Newport, Bar Harbor or Palm Beach. It’s a very special area that, because of local demographics, is not going to survive much longer.
Nelson DeMille
I think naturally, if you’re an actor, there’s a high level of assertiveness that you need to have to survive this business. There’s boldness in being assertive, and there’s strength and confidence.
I had very literal parents and I wanted to survive with metaphor and art, and there was a real sense of shame around it.
When will the day come that our dignity will be fully restored, when the purpose of our lives will no longer be merely to survive until the sun rises tomorrow!
When I married Munna, people didn’t give our marriage even two months to survive. But we lasted for 12 years. The first 10 were magical. He’s a fair man, a wise man.
I don’t need to make a fortune, I need to survive.
Solomon Burke
My life also prepared me to play T-Dog. That was what my entire life was aboutsurviving. To be on the set of ‘The Walking Dead,’ it was like being back home. I had to survive again, though in the fictional world.
IronE Singleton
Unlike Hezbollah, Israel‘s more modest aim is to survive, and that it has done.
In America especially, if you’re Chinese and you work at a restaurant, there’s a certain connotation among the Chinese immigrant community: It’s the first generation that opens restaurants as a way to survive. You open to support your family so your kids can become doctors and lawyers.
From the time I was elected to parliament, I was not voting for the government. I was sure it did not have a chance to survive. From the beginning, I was one of the organizers of the Maidan.
In the crowded and difficult conditions of a steep hillside, houses have had to struggle to establish their territory and to survive.
The hardest part of this whole ordeal is not knowing if your children are getting what they need to survive.
Susan Smith
Love and peace of mind do protect us. They allow us to overcome the problems that life hands us. They teach us to survive… to live now… to have the courage to confront each day.
I’m well past the age where I’m acceptable. You get to a certain age and you are forbidden access. You’re not going to get the kind of coverage that you would like in music magazines, you’re not going to get played on radio and you’re not going to get played on television. I have to survive on word of mouth.
The film business was a great lesson in business combat and what it takes to survive.
Larry Wilcox
It’s a false choice to say we either have job safety or job growth. It’s a false choice to suggest that the only way for a business to survive is to make sure workers have low wages and little or no benefits. There are ample models across this country where we’ve demonstrated the contrary.
I’m very proud of the fact that we dispelled the myth about black athletes not being able to survive in Green Bay.
Not being able to afford many of the basic necessities to survive, I placed all my loans in forbearance, enrolled in food stamps and Medicaid, and took on part-time jobs anywhere I could find them.
Don’t dress to kill, dress to survive.
Human survival is something that you can’t see in another person; you can see if someone has that will to survive or that will to win; you can’t see that, you can only watch that evolve over time.
I trust myself. You need that to survive.
We started our company out of a need to survive, but we’ve built it based on a mission not only to help others survive but to prosper. Because of that, our purpose – to empower people to live more beautiful lives – compels us to keep community at our core.
Transness is taking control to bring your body more in line with your soul and spirit so the two aren’t fighting against each other and struggling to survive.
My strength of character is a privilege. I can do anything to survive. I don’t break easily.
I’m a forgiver. I might not forget, but I forgive. My mother, father and older brother always told me: ‘Don’t hold grudges. If you do that, you don’t lower yourself down to your adversary. Just treat people the way you want to be treated.’ I honestly think that’s why I was able to survive and have some success.
By its very nature, hard-line ideology is self-serving and self-perpetuating; its primary goal is to survive – and that precludes everything.
I think it’s the human spirit inside of all of us that has an enormous capacity to survive.
In order to survive, I created a certain type of aura about myself that I was the baddest chick walking down the street. Anytime somebody underestimates me, Thug Rose comes out.
We are descended from people who paid attention to dangerous things in the environment. People who didn’t pay attention to dangerous things in the environment didn’t get to survive and to breed.
Time and time again, our species has escaped existential threats by reinventing ourselves, finding new skills not coded in our genes to survive new challenges not previously encountered.
You can sometimes learn more working with less talented people, because you learn to survive.
My mom was funny and nutty. I suppose she had to be to survive raising 10 kids. To cope and keep a cap on things, she kept us buoyant and harmonious. She wouldn’t let us express anger, which later on landed me in therapy but also made it easier for me to play laid-back, measured roles.
The water system in this country is overwhelmed, and we aren’t putting enough resources towards this essential resource. We simply can’t continue to survive with toxic drinking water.
I talk to children in schools all over the world, and I’ve found that both boys and girls are fascinated by how hunter-gatherers manage to survive entirely on what’s around them in their environment: trees, rocks, animals and plants.
Government tends to stifle innovation, and it abhors improvisation. Any good military strategist will tell you that a battle plan rarely survives past the first engagement. After that, you have to improvise to survive and to win.
Persia is 7,000 years old and will fight to survive.
You probably found ‘How to Survive a Robot Uprising‘ in the humor section. Let’s just hope that is where it belongs.
When you’re in the depths of a recession, that isn’t the time when people want to challenge the system, they’re too busy trying to survive. It’s when they’re told we’re coming out of a recession, growth is returning, and they’re not seeing the benefits of it, or they’re not seeing them quick enough.
I want my words to survive translation.
I certainly know that I would not be able to survive if it were not for the fact that I am being upheld by the prayers of so many people.
The main thing that endears the United Nations to member governments, and so enables it to survive, is its proven capacity to fail, and to be seen to fail.
Conor Cruise O’Brien
When I was taken to the concentration camp of Auschwitz, a manuscript of mine ready for publication was confiscated. Certainly, my deep desire to write this manuscript anew helped me to survive the rigors of the camps I was in.
To survive in the future, we will need our economy to be dynamic, entrepreneurial, innovative and flexible.
North Korea is still my homeland, my country. I suffered on the outside because I was alien, without identity. I was nobody. I was in the worst situation, fighting for everything, to survive.
Art gives us the opportunity to have clarity as well as hope that we might be able to survive a situation, or hope that we can find a way out of it without too much more injury to ourselves.
If multi-stakeholder Internet governance is to survive an endless series of challenges, its champions must commit to serving the interests and protecting the rights of all Internet users around the world, particularly those in developing countries where Internet use is growing fastest.
I’m real and honest, and I take things day by day. That’s just the way to survive.
I will say this: In order for the planet to survive, there are going to be acts of ecoterrorism.
Abbie Hoffman
I’m all for it. In these days, regional marketing is the only way to survive.
In order to survive in a very small tribe, you needed to know how to do lots of things for yourself: how to make your tools, how to get food, and how to make your clothes – things most of us today don’t need to know. The only thing I need to survive is to know history.
I need it to survive. But most specifically, McDonalds Big Mac‘s and McDoubles (with no pickles).
You have to be kind to yourself to survive in the world.
I hit the ground running, without a lot of training, so I had to do whatever I could do to survive as a professional, and if that meant being that character 24/7 and acting out, I was going to do that. I lived those characters, I brought them home with me.
There is nothing in the world, I venture to say, that would so effectively help one to survive even the worst conditions as the knowledge that there is a meaning in one’s life.
I did a lot of tae kwon do and branched off into other stuff later on, but tae kwon do is great. It was my equalizer. That was how I was able to survive in the land of the giants. Thank God for that.
I believe in myself, and that’s why I take criticism. You need to be very strong to survive in Bollywood. If someone calls me a bad actress, I won’t live with it but will work towards improving myself.
Mammals are sentient beings that want to live and are afraid to die. Evolution vouchsafed us all with an instinct to survive, reproduce and flourish.
So whatever decision you make, you’re going to be able to find stories or signs to say ‘I did the right thing,’ because we have to believe we did the right thing in order to survive.
We have to have humor to survive 22 episodes a year of network television.
Sallie Patrick
Travel means growth. You have to see something new. You have to grow. You can’t grow in the same place. Travel takes the edge off and you are thrust into a new environment where you are forced to survive and to learn the language.
If we don’t figure out a way to create equity, real equity, of opportunity and access, to good schools, housing, health care, and decent paying jobs, we’re not going to survive as a productive and healthy society.
Over the course of history, the people who are not scared go into the woods and are mauled by a bear, are not going to survive.
I came from the outer suburbs of Melbourne, so you do learn how to survive in that environment.
Anxiety is a kind of fuel that activates the fight-or-flight part of the brain in me. It makes sure that a velociraptor isn’t around the corner and that you do as much as you possibly can to survive. Because Hollywood has a lot in common with ‘Jurassic Park’ and its primeval-dinosaur universe.
The best actors just stay in the moment,and whatever happens in the scene is a genuine surprise. You really do not know what’s going to happen next. But living that out in life is very dangerous because it throws you into a place where you don’t know if you’re going to survive.
Every other year, I was the new boy. I found that the only way to survive was to embrace it, make a little fortress on the outside and to pretend to blend in but not to invest too much because you’ll be somewhere else next year.
In order to survive in a dangerous neighborhood, Israel has always needed to be more than tough. The country has always needed to be smart.
To survive and even thrive in a changing world, nature offers another great lesson: the survivors are those who at the least adapt to change, or even better learn to benefit from change and grow intellectually and personally. That means careful listening and constant learning.
As an actress, I have put myself out there as an independent black woman, a single mom, a go-getter, a hustler who isn’t afraid to survive.
When I was at Hinckley I was on £200 a week. I was flying around getting myself into trouble here and there. It was a learning curve, relying on money that wasn’t coming and having to survive.
I don’t know if you ever say to yourself that you want to be an actress. It eventually becomes a social function – you are an actress and you make a living out of it, but at the beginning it’s more a matter of how to survive, or how to exist in a certain way.
There are always losers when society evolves. In the free market, these losers are expected and encouraged to retrain and find new ways to survive and thrive.
I think it comes from far away inside me, to be strong to survive everything that comes my way. I think, going back to the beginning, feeling like an alien in an English school when I was eight, that set up my pride very early on. I think I’m very defensive, but I’m trying not to be like that anymore.
Maggie Cheung
It breaks my heart to hear of our theatres struggling to survive. As well as playing a vital role in community life, they’re guardians of our heritage and should be cherished.
I want my words to survive translation. I know when I write a book now I will have to go and spend three days being intensely interrogated by journalists in Denmark or wherever. That fact, I believe, informs the way I write – with those Danish journalists leaning over my shoulder.
Freedom from menial work should be a rallying cry, not a cudgel to be used against the Left. How much liberty is there in having to do something you hate in order to survive?
For the theatrical experience to survive, spectacle films need to expand their definition of what they can be. They need to be unique and true voices of the filmmakers behind them. They can’t just be copying what came before them.
There was a Gallup poll that said something like 70 percent of people in the United States do not enjoy their job – they work to put food on the table and get insurance to survive. So, what happens when technology can do all that work for us and allow us to actually do what we enjoy with our time?
As chefs, a lot of the times we lose sight of the fact that we are in the food business and that it needs to make money to survive.
I had to steal to survive.
Warsaw‘s historic heart was deliberately almost entirely destroyed towards the end of the Second World War by the German occupying troops. After the war, it was painstakingly rebuilt and that reconstruction is perceived as expressing the nation‘s determination to survive, to conserve its history and its culture.
Indecision is a virus that can run through an army and destroy its will to win or even to survive.
Wendell Mayes
The House of Representatives eliminated the filibuster way back in the 19th century, and somehow it managed to survive.
To survive in a profession like this, you have to have absolute discipline and commitment, and I did not quite have it for musical theater.
A lot of people work extremely hard and through no fault of their own – bad luck, the wrong environment, unfortunate circumstances – struggle to survive.
I don’t have any godfather, I had to continuously prove myself as a vocalist to survive in the music scene.
Jerry Ormand was already a legendary Texas oilman when I met him. Yet he took the time to introduce me to the fine points of the oil business and how to survive and prosper amid the chaos of a rough-and-tumble industry.
You have to wake up and you have to run if you want to survive.
In my experience, poor people are the world’s greatest entrepreneurs. Every day, they must innovate in order to survive. They remain poor because they do not have the opportunities to turn their creativity into sustainable income.
I always felt I needed to teach to survive.
Leonard Baskin
When I was growing up, I was obviously gay, and I got heckled every day of my life. The only way I knew how to survive was to make people laugh. If I could make them laugh, I wouldn’t get hung in a locker for two hours. That’s a blessing.
Carson Kressley
The earth is going to survive, it’s the people that aren’t.
I don’t have any contracts, so I don’t have to split any money up. That was my main thing – just making sure I’m taking care of myself and taking care of Lil B. Just learning to survive, for myself and as a human in America.
I will never create a romantic angle to survive on a game show.
If we could magically transport ourselves back to the young Earth, when it was only a billion years old or two billion years old or three billion years old or four billion years old, we wouldn’t be able to survive. We would have a hard time surviving if we were transported to the time when dinosaurs were around.
I grew up in the East Village, in Alphabet City, when it was a very dangerous neighborhood. To survive there, I had to learn to be a little bit invisible.
Josh Pais
If the E.U. is to survive… it is based on the fact that for every community that belongs in Europe, there is a place in Europe.
The Christian Armenian story was the Polish Jewish story. The efforts of the Armenians to stay alive in Musa Dagh chimed with those struggling to survive the ghetto.
Here on Earth, we’re exposed to asteroids hitting the Earth, eventual changes in the Sun, changes in the Earth’s climate, things we’re doing to the Earth’s climate. If we want to survive, we need to become a multi-planet species. That’s further down the road, but the first wave is going to be the explorers.
You could engineer a human to survive the greenhouse effect because you think that’s what’s going to happen, and then all of a sudden the glaciers are creeping down on you.
The bigger question is how does a rogue species called humanswhose population just blew through the seven billion mark on it’s way to nine billion members – manage to survive the next century on a planet with finite resources, without destroying its delicate balance in the process.
Blueprint 3′ is made up of songs, but it’s also a commentary on the idea that in order for rap to survive, we have to stretch out the drama. We have to stretch out the audience. It can’t be this narrow – we have to stretch out the point of view.
You had to be tough to survive in my neighborhood.
To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering.
Vast areas are witness to the struggles of destitute populations trying to survive under unlivable conditions.
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.
As awful as the crimes of Stalinism were, the vast majority of the Russian population was trying to survive, to love, to have a sense of purpose.
Indeed, the only reason Trump is able to talk with the Big Three automakers about where to locate their production is because Obama provided the industry with the support and flexibility to make the smartest business decisions that they needed to survive.
When Mahesh is not around for weeks together, I have to take care of everything – kids, home. But the fact that I am able to survive and not feel alone is very challenging. It’s about a healthy companionship and being true to each other.
Even when I was living below the poverty line as a novelist, I was still living better than 99.5% of the human population of the world. But in my little, soft realm of trying to amuse a few dozen middle-class people with my books and articles, I did struggle to survive in my own way.
For most of my adult life, I always had this pain in my gut, but because I had to survive, and I had to pay the rent, I needed the roof over our head and food for us to eat and some clothes.
I have a hard time being career-minded, but I want to be able to survive as an actor and do work that I think is important and that says something.
Jason Ralph
Having started with Bollywood and then moving to Telugu industry, I feel that it is not possible to survive without talent in any industry.
Illicit trade corrupts corporations and governments alike, allows dictators to survive, and obscures oppression, including modern day slavery.
There’s something quite satisfying, quite reassuring about seeing a man having to survive.
Hope is one of those no-win-no-fee things, and although it needs some encouragement to survive, its existence doesn’t necessarily prove anything.
I was brought up with a scientific outlook on life. It’s the way my father deciphers the world – whether it’s football, politics or hairstyles. So I don’t get anxious about the future, because I was raised to believe and accept that nothing stays the same, and the best way to survive is to adapt.
I think my father would have become a millionaire if he had grown up in South Korea or the United States… Almost anywhere else, business would have been my father’s vocation. But in North Korea, it was simply a means to survive.
Family is very important. Me and my brothers were very close when I was growing up. We did a lot of things together to survive. If you have family behind you, the sky‘s the limit.
When it came to my childhood – growing up in a single-parent home, often struggling financially – my mother definitely instilled in me and my siblings this strength, this will, to just continue to survive and succeed.
In the early ’90s, there was an attention to diversity. In this country, diversity was a good thing. People would use words like ‘multicultural‘ and like it. Now, politically, those words are out. But I still feel theaters have to be diverse in order to survive.
It’s very rare that you have a liberal run as an unabashed liberal. They have to lie about it. They have to mask who they are. And in order for them to survive and thrive, they have to keep that up.
Comedy is an amazing calling. Once you get that first laugh, it’s hard to turn away. Then, of course, you’re hooked and you have to learn how to survive in the business.
I appreciate every batsman in the world for different reasons. If I want someone to tough it out in the middle, I’d pick Steve Waugh. If I want someone who I know is going to have the technique to survive, you want a player like Tendulkar.
I was depressed after the transplant because it’s very tough to understand the trauma you still face. I remember emptying a big bag of medication and just crying and thinking, ‘For me to survive another day, this is what I’ve got to take. For the rest of my life. I’m not sure I can continue.’
Andy Cole
I wouldn’t go so far to say that destiny preserves me. I managed to survive and to succeed.
Unlike excluding neoliberalism, which puts aside and discards millions of human beings and condemns them to survive on the leftovers from the banquet of the richest one per cent, the COVID-19 virus does not discriminate between them.
I have prayed to God that he give me the strength to survive each day and to face those times in my life that will be extremely painful. I have put my total faith in God, and he will take care of me.
Susan Smith
Basic training is horrible. It’s dirty, and it’s ugly. But you learn it’s not just about you. It makes you part of a team, which helps you to survive.
By the end of the summer of 1973 I thought it was virtually impossible for South Vietnam to survive. How in the heck could they?
William Westmoreland
The film industry is actually a tough place to survive.
I’ve managed to achieve a lot because I sleep very little. I tend to survive on about four hours a night, but when I’m stressed it’s even less.
One thing about the entertainment industry – it’s not something that people need to survive.
We have to fight sometimes to survive.
Jan Berry
We depend on nature to survive… it is our responsibility also to take care of our home, planet Earth.
We’re all playing a role. You’re playing a role at home, you’re playing a role at work, you’re playing a role to survive.
You’re taught that you can keep going in the military. Your point of collapse is not what you thought it was. Your body is built to survive, and when you think you’re going to collapse, you still have so much more left in you.
I was raised primarily by women. I had a mother who almost killed herself to survive, I had a sister who was eight years older who was like a second mother, and my mother had two sisters. In the environment I grew up in, I heard a lot of female perspectives.
People will be able to survive, of course, without honeycreepers and monk seals. But if the wolf spider is in trouble, we are in trouble, too.
There is pressure that comes with everything being a big deal. I remember thinking, ‘I need to survive the Shins. I don’t know what I’m going to do to make a living otherwise, but I really don’t want to do the Shins right now.’
The only way to survive is to get back up.
In Latin America, many people live with outstretched hands. Throughout the hemisphere, paternalistic governments accustom people to receiving just enough to survive instead of participating in society.
Day-to-day concerns really trumped big dreams for quite a while in my life. I was so freaked out about money. And until, honestly, I was in my early thirties and made ‘Girlfight,’ that anxiety was a real issue: How are you going to live? How are you going to survive?
Prosperous communities are much better able to survive hurricanes or other natural disasters because they have greater resources, both public and private, to fall back upon.
My problem is I cannot be manipulative and diplomatic. And to survive on a show like BB,’ you have to be very smart. I cannot put so much pressure on my mind. It will be a mental pressure on me.
Given the historical power differential between blacks and whites, blacks are required to be attentive to the way their white counterparts see themselves in relation to people of color if they want to survive and even thrive.
James A. Forbes
I want all types of people to look at my work and see themselves, just like I watch a Reese Witherspoon movie as a black woman and can empathize with her because we have had to internalize whiteness in that way to survive.
Work to survive, survive by consuming, survive to consume: the hellish cycle is complete.
Raoul Vaneigem
My parents have been very supportive. To survive in this industry, you need a great support system, and I am really blessed to have one.
Well first of all it’s a business and it’s a tough business, and you have to have the strength to survive all the set backs all the failures that make this a mean business, that’s getting meaner and meaner every year in my opinion.
To survive in the NFC West, we have to win in the trenches.
Overall, my life has been one of survival, and the decisions that I have made along the way, including my identification, have been to survive.
The great question of our day is whether we, the Jewish people of Israel, can find within us the will to survive as a nation.
I want to get better as an actor, to keep trying to work harder, trying to discover something different. In some ways, it’s a pretty frightening experience. But normally, I do tend to walk against fear and hope that I’ll be able to survive.
In the music business, to survive for so long, you have to be able to cut off from your emotions sometimes. And being a father, you’re faced with that situation. I know that my father was, with me. I understand why he had to be distant, because to rip yourself away, time after time, is almost more devastating.
Don’t get me wrong, I’m grateful for everything, but I don’t wanna make it seem like I wouldn’t be able to survive without fame. ‘Cause I did it for 13 years.
It takes a very deep-rooted opinion to survive unexpressed.
As a social primate species, we modulate our morals with signals from family, friends and social groups with whom we identify because in our evolutionary past, those attributes helped individuals to survive and reproduce.
All of us, we deserve to survive.
Talent was not rare; the ability to survive having it was.
Neal Stephenson
The physical and emotional qualifications to survive an apocalypse are naturally equalizing.
I feel like I’m witnessing the systematic destruction of a people’s ability to survive. It’s horrifying.
Rachel Corrie
I’m at a point where I don’t have to wait for the income from the record to survive, so I’m in a comfortable zone, but I’ll make rap records as long as I feel I have something to rap about.
It used to be that people needed products to survive. Now products need people to survive.
Nicholas Johnson
I’m doing this to survive. I’m doing this for my livelihood. I’m fighting with my heart and my soul and my passion. I’m going to give it everything I’ve got.
The church is not going to survive if they are going to tell people that they have to twist their minds into 1st century pretzels.
Humanity needs dreams to be able to survive the miseries of daily existence, even if only for an instant.
Oscar Niemeyer
For a Catholic kid in parochial school, the only way to survive the beatings – by classmates, not the nuns – was to be the funny guy.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
We have lost our vision for the future. Before, we say, ‘Nothing will be the same. Cars will fly, and we go to the end of the universe.’ We have this kind of naive but exciting idea of the future. Now, the vision has been reduced to ways to select our garbage and how to survive global warming.
We’re always looking over our shoulders, ‘what they will think, what the press will think, what will this one – am I making the right career move?’ When you’re young you have to do all that to survive, I suppose.
If we are to survive, we must have ideas, vision, and courage. These things are rarely produced by committees. Everything that matters in our intellectual and moral life begins with an individual confronting his own mind and conscience in a room by himself.
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
I guess becoming an adult and learning how to survive on your own is exciting.
Just think for how long humanity was controlled by mystical, magical thinking – the diseases and suffering that led to. We managed to survive, but just barely. It wasn’t pretty.
In order to appeal to a wider audience on network in order to survive, generally your characters need to be, at a base level, a little bit more likable.
Shawn Ryan
The pressure of trying to survive is so heavy in China.
The atmosphere is great for people – it allows us to survive – but it’s a real headache for astronomers.
In New York, ingenuity goes hand-in-hand with the hustle to survive.
I wish I could view the belly that oozes over the top of my pants as a badge of maternal honor. I do try. I make sure that the women whose looks I admire all have sufficient fat reserves to survive a famine, and I make a lot of snide comments about the skeletal likes of Lara Flynn Boyle and Paris Hilton.
I discovered that acting gave me this spark, this thing. Honestly, it was a way to survive.
I always thought of my mother as a warrior woman, and I became interested in pursuing stories of women who invent lives in order to survive.
I don’t want businesses in Alabama just to survive, but to thrive.
I have to laugh because despite the destruction, we cannot let ‘them’ steal our pleasure. That is always the theme of my performances: I’m here to thrive, not just to survive.
You should always carry string, according to my archaeologist father, because then you could at least make a trap to catch animals to survive. According to my grandmother, it was clean underwear.
Animals aren’t any better equipped to survive an emergency than humans are. Few people missed the fact that after Hurricane Katrina, people died because buses and emergency shelters wouldn’t allow their animals.
Overtime, hatchery fish tend to show signs of domestication and these traits adapted to the hatchery environment can make it more difficult to survive in the wild.
Norm Dicks
And in which we say that life is eternal but continue to struggle to survive.
California Bones‘ is the first volume in my trilogy about Daniel Blackland, a wizard trying to survive in a world that eats wizards. It’s a book about friends and family, trust and betrayal, the love of power and the power of love.
We have to look for opportunities if we’re going to survive the next 50 years. We can’t depend on what we have now.
I was actually quite surprised how many more mythologies there are about mermaids than the ones our society knows. I was so pleasantly surprised for ‘Siren‘ to add quite an original idea to that: One that is a predator. One that is very intelligent but still has to survive in the ocean with all of its challenges.
Eline Powell
As doctors, we are not trained to communicate and understand the power of our words as they relate to a patient‘s ability and desire to survive.
Humor was not important only for me, humor was important for this nation for centuries, to survive, you know.
A Religion of Evolution: that, when all is said and done, is what Man needs ever more explicitly if he is to survive and ‘superlive,’ as soon as he becomes conscious of his power to ultra-hominize himself and of his duty to do so.
Usually when you’re auditioning for something, you are taking whatever is coming at you and sayingyes‘ because you have to to survive.
Jason Ralph
Just praise is not enough; you’ve got to get work to survive.
In a country like India, with an ever-changing demography, adaptability is the most important attribute to survive in the industry.
The first time I was paid was with ‘The Lobster,’ because with the Greek films, we just had to pay ourselves – work for free while making commercials in order to survive.
I respect anyone who could take a stagecoach ride from the East Coast to the West. You had to be a very special kind of person to survive that because it’s the most uncomfortable ride in the world.
Some people seem to survive on very little sleep but I am definitely not one of them.
I always say God doesn’t need me, but I need Him in my life to survive in this world and over temptation. That’s Who keeps me humble every time.
There’s a difference between someone who’s ‘harsh‘ and someone who is ‘hard.’ Life was hard. You lived in the South, as my grandparents did, and you had to survive. That is hard.
We started our company out of a need to survive, but we’ve built it based on a mission not only to help others survive but to prosper. In fact, we view ourselves as a mission with a business, rather than a business with a mission.
My trust in a higher power that wants me to survive and have love in my life, is what keeps me moving forward.
Our Earth is talking to us, and we must listen to it and decipher its message if we want to survive.
I couldn’t imagine that my career could have contributed to the demise of my marriage, but I do think neither of us realized that when you spend 60 to 70 days a year face-to-face, no marriage is going to survive. No relationship is going to survive.
Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training.
Anna Freud
There’s hardly any precedent for a guy like me to have the career that I’ve had. Because I grew up the way I grew up, I’m an in-your-face kind of guy. I developed that as a defense mechanism to survive in the streets. I do that in Hollywood in the service of my passion.
If we choose to walk into a forest where a tiger lives, we are taking a chance. If we swim in a river where crocodiles live, we are taking a chance. If we visit the desert or climb a mountain or enter a swamp where snakes have managed to survive, we are taking a chance.
Very little is known about Hugh Glass as a real guy that existed 200 years ago, except that he was attacked by a bear, betrayed and left for dead, and has to survive in the winter. I said, ‘What really drives a human to survive those conditions?’
Everybody likes money. I like money. I need money to survive. But I don’t love money. Money is not my god.
I think as a guy you need a little bit to be on your own from early on, to start to live your own life, and try to understand what is going on around you, you have to be able to survive.
I’ve been a Cub all my life. I came up here when I was 20 years old and spent my whole career here in Chicago. I’ve always been an optimist; I believe you have to be in order to survive, to be honest with you – in health, with what I’ve been through. That’s the way I am.
Ron Santo
As an old creative industry full of cruelty and moral sense, British journalism once flourished on the imperative that people required the truth in order to survive. But people don’t require that now. They want sensation and they want it for nothing.
The only way to survive is to have a sense of humour.
I have a lot of brothers. It’s easy for me to do physical stuff. I had to survive. I really love it, and I’d love to do more of it. I want to do action films. I want to go and hang off of wires, and jump off of bridges, and hang on bungee cords. I’ve always really loved it.
I think if you play a character that is fearless, then it’s boring. I think that’s what was so incredible about Harrison Ford, is that he always seemed like he was never going to survive it, he’s always scared, and yet he always does survive it somehow.
Oded Fehr
This is our world and we need the same things to survive. If I’m making my life better and the circumstances of your life worse, that’s terrible because in the end it will affect me, too.
I am determined to give the Yiddish language a fighting chance to survive.
If the United Nations is to survive, those who represent it must bolster it; those who advocate it must submit to it; and those who believe in it must fight for it.
But when you’re deprived of it for a lengthy period then you value human companionship. But you have to survive and so you devise all kinds of mental exercises and it’s amazing.
I grew up in the Bronx. The Bronx teaches you to survive. It’s like, ‘Bring it on!’
Order is the first law of heaven, and you have to have order to survive on Earth. Figure out what has to be done each day, each week, each year and develop a system to achieve it.
Concord, solidarity, and mutual help are the most important means of enabling animal species to survive.
Traditionally, in the technology industry, companies need to re-invent themselves every 3-7 years to survive. If the company misses one transition, it can still recover, but if it misses two, it is usually fatal.
Maciej Kranz
What we discovered, counter-intuitively, is that when you start killing a cancer cell, one of the things it does in order to survive is to spread even further. It causes itself to form new blood vessels. We’ve termed this ‘reactionary angiogenesis.’
A lot of people need technology to survive. And if you’re renting it and you don’t own it or have control over it, you’re at the mercy of whoever does.
Through every struggle that I have been confronted with and have been subjected to – solitary confinement, long legal battles, and physically transitioning to the woman I have always been – I manage not only to survive, but to grow, learn, mature, and thrive as a better, more confident person.
Chelsea Manning
We have a deeply rooted misconception in our country that unhoused people have done something to deserve their conditions – when the reality is that unhoused people are living the consequences of our government’s failure to secure the basic necessities people need to survive.
I try to put myself in others’ shoes: How does any country give up any sovereignty and expect to survive as a government? I don’t think that any Philippine president, or any leader for that matter, can afford to give up any portion of territorial sovereignty. That would be political suicide.
To survive, men and business and corporations must serve.
John Henry Patterson
I’m intelligent enough to survive happily and be compassionate. If I were too smart, I would realize all the ills of the world.
Companies that tend to survive are the rebels.
It’s funny how much the lie of a life after life works with people. Even people who are non-believers seem to think that their soul is going to survive.
For me, my realism has stood me over 15 years, so the kind of films that I have done has garnered enough respect for me to be able to survive the industry.
Men need marriage more than women do. In fact, they need it to survive.
Under Stalin, artists weren’t dissidents; all they hoped was to survive and write.
With any relationship that goes on and is productive over a long period, there have to be some sort of interlocking qualities in those personalities that make it possible to survive.
I managed to survive the worst things any entertainer could possibly go through.
For any relationship to survive, one needs excellent communication.
My grandmother was a huge influence on me. She allowed me to be my flamboyant self as a kid. She babysat me; auditions came later – by later, I mean six years old. She sang and played piano, and I’d sit beside her. I don’t know how confident I am, but I think you need it to survive in this industry.
Sarah Bolger
If you look at cricket per se, if you didn’t have T20 cricket, Test cricket will die. People don’t realise. You just play Test cricket, and don’t play one-day cricket and T20 cricket, and speak to me after 10 years. The economics will just not allow the game to survive.
Universities used to prepare young adults for the real world. I dare say the graduates today go in without a clue and graduate without a clue. It’s time to acknowledge the college degree is not worth what it was in the past. Times are changing, and so is the way we prepare our youth to survive in a competitive world.
Our party has known great, great days. But we have no God-given right to survive, let alone to succeed.
Francis Maude
When our forefathers put down roots in desolate places, the thing that allowed them to survive was that they had a faith to see them through the tough times.
Lee Greenwood
When I did ‘E.T.,’ it sort of solidified the only family I know are these film crews. These gypsies. These filmmakers. That was the solidification and the clicking revelations of ‘This is what I want to do with my life and this is where I’m going to survive.’
My father would go to work and try to survive every day just to get home to my mother so they could be at each other’s side. That’s what I want.
We imagine things – that we wouldn’t be able to survive, but in fact, we do survive. We have no choice, so we do it.
Even as a child, I found a way to survive.
Austria, Germany and the U.S. South did not disappear as a result of their currencies’ ruin. Although many people suffered, most people found a way to survive, life went on, and economic activity eventually resumed after the adoption of a ‘reformed’ or foreign medium of exchange.
Robert Higgs
Any poet, if he is to survive beyond his 25th year, must alter; he must seek new literary influences; he will have different emotions to express.
Without social cohesion, the human race wouldn’t be here: We’re not formidable enough to survive without the tactics, rules and strategies that allow people to work together.
Art is permitted to survive only if it renounces the right to be different, and integrates itself into the omnipotent realm of the profane.
The question of energy is an important one. The big issue is how to get it, how not to destroy the environment, and how to survive as a species. It’s a big deal.
I was looking for a husband, but meanwhile to survive, I had to work.