Quotation Explorer - 'Equilibrium'

Order is not pressure which is imposed on society from without, but an equilibrium which is set up from within. - Jose Ortega y Gasset
Peace is an unstable equilibrium, which can be preserved only by acknowledged supremacy or equal power.
Contrary to the ecologists, nature does not stand still and does not maintain the kind of equilibrium that guarantees the survival of any particular species - least of all the survival of her greatest and most fragile product: man. - Ayn Rand
We are living in a moment where we have broken the equilibrium of the planet. We are not paying attention to our intuitive side. We only pay attention to our reason. We have become an urban animal - Sebastião Salgado
If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos. - Edward O. Wilson
The equilibrium of power between God and Human is getting so close; God has built the planet in 6 days and today we can destroy it within half a day. - M.F. Moonzajer
Admitting the weighty problems and staggering disappointments, Christianity affirms that God is able to give us the power to meet them. He is able to give us inner equilibrium to stand tall amid the trials and burdens of life. He is able to provide inner peace amid our outer storms. - Martin Luther King Jr.
We can be sure that the greatest hope for maintaining equilibrium in the face of any situation rests within ourselves. - Francis J. Braceland
The present is the equilibrium of the past and the future. (Le présent, c'est l'équilibre - Du passé et du futur) - Charles de Leusse
One's writing is good only when the intelligence and the imagination are in equilibrium. As soon as one of them overbalances the other, it's all up; you may as well throw it away and begin afresh. - Leo Tolstoy
In our wildest aberrations we dream of an equilibrium we have left behind and which we naively expect to find at the end of our errors. Childish presumption which justifies the fact that child-nations, inheriting our follies, are now directing our history. - Albert Camus
Sometimes the world puts a spin on life. When our equilibrium returns to us, we understand more because we've seen the whole picture.
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