Quotation Explorer - 'Preserve'

"We are survival machines - robot vehicles blindly programmed to preserve the selfish molecules known as genes.
The United States can't be so fixed on our desire to preserve the rights of ordinary Americans... - Bill Clinton
Imagination runs through the places where we live like water. We need both things-a living knowledge of the land and a live imagination of it and our place in it- if we are going to preserve it. - Robert Hass
It is in the best interest of the rich to preserve poverty. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
To preserve the past is to save the future... - Nanette L. Avery
The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order. - Alfred North Whitehead
All the objects pursued by the multitude not only bring no remedy that tends to preserve our being, but even act as hinderances, causing the death not seldom of those who possess them, and always of those who are possessed by them. - Baruch Spinoza
Today, brands are not the preserve of marketing department. Brands are too important to be left to the marketing department - or any other 'department,' come to that. Organizational ghettoes do not create vibrant world-changing brands. - Thomas Gad
Our duty is to preserve what the past has had to say for itself, and to say for ourselves what shall be true for the future. - John Ruskin
Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations and social standing, never can bring about a reform. - Susan B. Anthony
The authentic answer is always the question’s vitality. It can close in around the question, but it does so in order to preserve the question by keeping it open. - Maurice Blanchot
I will gladly deal with the inconveniences that may attend living my life as I see fit, rather than be the kind of man who would forsake his own desires in order to seek or preserve the acceptance of lesser men.~ - Dave Champion
Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure the comfort. - Humphy Davy
My intellect is so limited, Lord, that I can only trust in You to preserve me as I should be. - Flannery O'Connor
I think that at the bottom of all art lies the impulse to preserve. - Philip Larkin
Every penny that has always been earned with integrity by a person to lead life with a real simplicity has only perhaps helped to serve Almighty & protect and preserve humanity in the society. - Testy McTesterson
Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it. - Henry David Thoreau
Examine each question in terms of what is ethically and aesthetically right, as well as what is economically expedient. A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise. - Aldo Leopold
To be the salt, you also need to be the shaker. To shake the world. Shake the truth. Shake the people. Shake the word. Have it sprinkle, melt and preserve humanity. - Anthony Liccione
Sashimi is velvet dust, verging on silk, or a bit of both, and the extraordinary alchemy of its gossamer essence allows it to preserve a milky density unknown even by clouds.... my cheeks recalled the effects of its profound caress. - Muriel Barbery
Love Has No Color.... No Race.... Love Is Pure And Divine But Only A Little of Us Are Able To Preserve It's Purity.... Sadly, In This Digital World, Purity Is Rare To Find In Human.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
Health and disease are the same thing—vital action intended to preserve, maintain, and protect the body. There is no more reason for treating disease than there is for treating health. - Herbert M. Shelton
One may lack words to express the impact of beauty but no one who has felt it remains untouched. It is renewal, enlargement, intensification. The parks preserve it permanently in the inheritance of the American citizens. - Bernard DeVoto
God gives out good gifts of wisdom, talent, beauty, and skill 'graciously'--that is, in a completely unmerited way. He casts them across all humanity, regardless of religious conviction, race, gender, or any other attribute to enrich, brighten, and preserve the world. - Timothy J. Keller
The way to preserve the peace of the church is to preserve its purity. - Matthew Henry
It is not wealth one asks for, but just enough to preserve one's dignity, to work unhampered, to be generous, frank and independent. - W. Somerset Maugham
The art of progress is to preserve order amid change. - Alfred North Whitehead
It is our collective and individual responsibility to preserve and tend to the environment in which we all live. - Dalai Lama XIV
People think that other international languages are smarter and more business wise. But they have to understand that we have to preserve our culture. - Enock Maregesi
If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever. - Thomas Aquinas
May the Father be gracious according to your needs.Dear Father preserve their life,relieve them of pain,restore them to good health and strengh.Put them in your fatherly care.Forgive them all their sins. So they may be at peace with you. - Shelley E Williams
Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Water is becoming a very scarce resource on a daily basis. Therefore, we need to teach communities to preserve it since we can't afford to live without water. - Gugu Mona
Teach men how to fish, but also teach them how to preserve fish. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It requires greater courage to preserve inner freedom, to move on in one's inward journey into new realms, than to stand defiantly for outer freedom. It is often easier to play the martyr, as it is to be rash in battle.
It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great.
The determined scholar and the man of virtue will not seek to live at the expense of injuring their virtue. They will even sacrifice their lives to preserve their virtue complete. - Confucius
Dignity and pride are not only two different feelings, but, in some ways, opposites.You can step on your pride to preserve your dignity. You can destroy your dignity because of your pride. - Luigina Sgarro
The only strategy to protect and preserve a nation is to establish the golden rules and principles of the Kingdom of God in the society. - Sunday Adelaja
Saints cannot exist without a community, as they require, like all of us, nurturance by a people who, while often unfaithful, preserve the habits necessary to learn the story of God. - Stanley Hauerwas
Preserve those who matter the most. - Subham Dwivedi
Our mind, keep all the record of our emotions, wrapped in hope and preserve it. - Kishore Bansal
Best of all is to preserve everything in a pure, still heart, and let there be for every pulse a thanksgiving, and for every breath a song. - Konrad von Gesner
In any culture, subculture, or family in which belief is valued above thought, and self-surrender is valued above self-expression, and conformity is valued above integrity, those who preserve their self-esteem are likely to be heroic exceptions. - Nathaniel Branden
Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it. - Anaïs Nin
A mundane lie hiding an exotic truth is deception; an exotic lie hiding a mundane truth is storytelling. Deception may be necessary to preserve life, but storytelling makes life worth living. - Christopher Buehlman
Random thoughts that fly away. Where words has no place to stay. Let it be right where they are. Let the work of art preserve its life. - Diana Rose Morcilla
Your intended?" Dakota demanded. "You mean to say he already had a mate staked out and he's been encroaching on my preserve? - Madeline Montague
A struggle with infuriated foes is always bearable, but God preserve us from the terrible battle with one's friends. Everything that is in us gets broken by it. - Nikolai Gogol
Politics should be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage. - Lucille Ball
Irrationality is the exclusive preserve of humans as among all creatures only we have the power to rationalise, that being the art of packaging patently irrational as apparently rational. - R.N. Prasher
Pray for strength to preserve. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Posterity! you will never know how much it cost the present generation to preserve your freedom! I hope you will make a good use of it. If you do not, I shall repent in Heaven that I ever took half the pains to preserve it. - John Adams
In order to preserve your self-respect, it is sometimes necessary to lie and cheat. - Robert Byrne
Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are ruined. - Patrick Henry
It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather that the hope of creating the future dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young. - Bertrand Russell
In silence man can most readily preserve his integrity. - Meister Eckhart
I am a Conservative to preserve all that is good in our constitution, a Radical to remove all that is bad. I seek to preserve property and to respect order, and I equally decry the appeal to the passions of the many or the prejudices of the few. - Benjamin Disraeli
Peace does not dwell in outward things but within the soul; we may preserve it in the midst of the bitterest pain, if our will remains firm and submissive. Peace in this life springs from acquiescence to, not an exemption from, suffering. - François Fénelon
And I got to thinking about the moral meaning of memory, per se. And what it means to forget, what it means to fail to find and preserve the connection with the dead whose lives you, or I, want or need to honor with our own. - June Jordan
Mind was crafted to preserve some and forget some. We have to decide when to choose delete button. - Shikha Kaul
Despise no new accident in your body, but ask opinion of it… There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic. A man’s observation, what he finds good and of what he finds hurt of, is the best physic to preserve health. - Francis Bacon
If you have sacrificed my nation to preserve the peace of the world, I will be the first to applaud you. But if not, gentlemen, God help your souls." Czechoslovakian foreign minister to Lord Halifax as reaction to announcement of allies' betrayal in 1938. - Jan Masaryk
In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free -- honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve. We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth - Abraham Lincoln
From bigots who hawk their goddoor-to-door, preserve us. - A.J. Beirens
Tying the little folks with the older folks is a great and powerful tool to preserve and to protect the family and the individual. - Alex Haley
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