Quotation Explorer - 'Organism'

It is the relationship between the physical environment and the environed organism, between physiography and ontography (to coin a term), that constitutes the essential principles of geography today. - William Morris Davis
How can a person have a sense of something if he does not have the germ of it within himself. What I am to understand must develop organically within me--and what I seem to learn is only nourishment--stimulation of the organism. - Novalis
One might almost define intelligence as the level at which an aware organism demands, 'What's in it for me? - Robert A. Heinlein
That's the nature of any kind of rot. If you don't stop it, it keeps going. It will keep going until it destroys the very organism that feeds it. - F. H. Batacan
All progress is based upon a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income. - Samuel Butler
All progress is based on a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income. - Samuel Butler
By the late twentieth century, our time, a mythic time, we are all chimeras, theorized and fabricated hybrids of machine and organism; in short, we are cyborgs. - Donna J. Haraway
Naturally, for a person who finds his identity in something other than his full organism is less than half a man. He is cut off from complete participation in nature. Instead of being a body, he 'has' a body. Instead of living and loving he 'has' instincts for survival and copulation. - Alan W. Watts
The Church is both organism and organization - Woven together in a beautifully messy dance that stumbles across the stage of a fallen world. - Todd Stocker
The old continued to have one resurgence of foolishness after another, until the organism gave out altogether. - Saul Bellow
Eating a burrito is like eating a living, breathing organism - you can feel the burrito's ingredients sigh inside with each bite, each squeeze. - Gustavo Arellano
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