Preservation Quotes

A living being seeks above all else to discharge its strength...

A living being seeks above all else to discharge its strength, life itself is will to power; self-preservation is only one of the indirect and most frequent of results. โ€• Friedrich Nietzsche
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"[How] we live is so far removed from how we ought to live, tha...

"[How] we live is so far removed from how we ought to live, that he who abandons what is done for what ought to be done, will rather bring about his own ruin than his preservation." --Machiavelli
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โ€œHow we live is so different from how we ought to live that he who studi...

โ€œHow we live is so different from how we ought to live that he who studies what ought to be done rather than what is done will learn the way to his downfall rather than to his preservation.โ€ โ€• Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince
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The preservation of our liberty depen...

The preservation of our liberty depends upon men being virtuous enough to make laws to punish themselvesโ€”Patrick Henry
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"A great artist has...

"A great artist has no instinct of self-preservation" - Unknown
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Preservation of one's own culture ...

Preservation of one's own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures. -- Cรฉsar Chavez
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The Congress, the Administration and the public all share a profound commit...

The Congress, the Administration and the public all share a profound commitment to the rescue of our natural environment, and the preservation of the Earth as a place both habitable by and hospitable to man. โ€”President Richard Nixon
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"As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs g...

"As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task." - Diogenes
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"Few are altogether deaf to the preaching of pine trees. Their sermons on the mountains go to our...

"Few are altogether deaf to the preaching of pine trees. Their sermons on the mountains go to our hearts; and if people in general could be got into the woods, even for once, to hear the trees speak for themselves, all difficulties in the way of forest preservation would vanish." -John Muir, 1896
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Variety is the preserva...

Variety is the preservation of an art, not a threat to it. -Christian Rudder
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The pine that is harvested today is much softer than ...

The pine that is harvested today is much softer than what was harvested 200 years ago.โ€”Sarita M. Herman, University of Virginia historic preservation project manager
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In wildness is the p...

In wildness is the preservation of the world. -Henry David Thoreau
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"He who neglects what is done for what o...

"He who neglects what is done for what ought to be done, sooner effects his ruin than his preservation." - Niccolรฒ Machiavelli
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