Quotation Explorer - 'Preservation'

JEALOUS, adj. Unduly concerned about the preservation of that which can be lost only if not worth keeping. - Ambrose Bierce
He that doth not as other men do, but endeavoureth that which ought to be done, shall thereby rather incur peril than preservation; for whoso laboureth to be sincerely perfect and good shall necessarily perish, living among men that are generally evil. - Walter Raleigh
Nature does require her times of preservation. - William Shakespeare
There is no nobler profession, nor no greater calling, than to be among those unheralded many who gave and give their lives to the preservation of human knowledge, passed with commitment and care from one generation to the next. - Laurence Overmire
No magic Rune is stranger than a Book. All that Mankind has done, thought, gained or been: it is lyingas in magic preservation in the pages of Books. They are the chosen possession of men. - Thomas Carlyle
The efficient management of organizations is key to generating wealth, for the development of a country, for the preservation of natural resources and the enhancement of the human being. - Vinicius Montgomery
All that mankind has done, thought, gained, or been; it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books. - Thomas Carlyle
Every person has a right to risk their own life for the preservation of it. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
All that Mankind has done, thought, gained or been is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of Books. They are the chosen possession of men. - Thomas Carlyle
It is not always the magnitude of the differences observed between species that must determine specific distinctions, but the constant preservation of those differences in reproduction. - Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
The signs are just not subtle enough to pass onto oversight in lieu of self preservation. - Daleen Van Tonder
In wildness is the preservation of the world. - Henry David Thoreau
For the preservation of chastity, an empty and rumbling stomach and fevered lungs are indispensable.
No cost is too heavy for the preservation of one's honor. - Mahatma Gandhi
Art is inextricably tied to man's survival - not to his physical survival, but to that on which his physical survival depends: to the preservation and survival of his consciousness. - Ayn Rand
If we could survive without a wife, citizens of Rome, all of us would do without that nuisance; but since nature has so decreed that we cannot manage comfortably with them, nor live in any way without them, we must plan for our lasting preservation rather than for our temporary pleasure. - Augustus
Of all the questions which can come before this nation, short of the actual preservation of its existence in a great war, there is none which compares in importance with the great central task of leaving this land even a better land for our descendants than it is for us. - Theodore Roosevelt
The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty and the destiny of the republican model of government are justly considered... deeply, ...finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people. - George Washington
They are in you and me; they created us, body and mind; and their preservation is the ultimate rationale for our existence. They have come a long way, those replicators. Now they go by the name of genes, and we are their survival machines. - Richard Dawkins
A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high virtues of a good citizen, but it is not the highest. The laws of necessity, of self preservation, of saving our country when in danger, are of higher obligation. - Thomas Jefferson
Preservation of the past has been one of humankind’s chief preoccupations for centuries, although I am not convinced much of it is worth preserving. - Chris Flynn
Having to explain to a child of today, who has learned to swipe before they can speak, that certain aspects of a person’s life must remain private for the preservation of one’s sanity is almost frivolous. - Aysha Taryam
Hold love like a butterfly, with gentle preservation. Hold life like the reigns of a wild stallion, with fierce assertion. Encompass that, and you find the nectar of the immortal spirit. - Kellie Elmore
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