Quotation Explorer - 'Organism'

One might almost define intelligence as the level at which an aware organism demands, 'What's in it for me? - Robert A. Heinlein
All progress is based on a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income. - Samuel Butler
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
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
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
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
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
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
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