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70 Only The Strong Survive Quotes

Only the strong survive means if you are in a situation, it is up to you to take it as a problem, challenge or you can consider it a step up in your life. Very few people give it up, most of them start blaming God but few have the capability to withstand the problem and consider it in a positive manner and come out of it.

It can be easily seen that the ones who give up are weak and have a negative state of mind and the ones who are capable are strong. This is for humans but in more of a practical manner.

When it comes to evolution, the ones who are stronger based on their physical and mental ability and strength will survive and they will dominate the others. Here, even natural selection comes into play which is unpredictable. This is exactly the meaning of strong survival.

So, here are only the strong survive quotes.

  1. “It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.” ― Leon C. Megginson
  2. “The weak die out and the strong will survive, and will live on forever” ― Anne Frank
  3. “The law of evolution is that the strongest survives!’ ‘Yes, and the strongest, in the existence of any social species, are those who are most social. In human terms, most ethical…There is no strength to be gained from hurting one another. Only weakness.” ― Ursula K. Le Guin
  4. “Survivors aren’t always the strongest; sometimes they’re the smartest, but more often simply the luckiest.” ― Carrie Ryan
  5. “Institutionalized rejection of difference is an absolute necessity in a profit economy which needs outsiders as surplus people.” ― Audre Lorde
  6. “He was a killer, a thing that preyed, living on the things that lived, unaided, alone, by virtue of his own strength and prowess, surviving triumphantly in a hostile environment where only the strong survive.” ― Jack London
  7. “The very comprehensibility of the world points to an intelligence behind the world. Indeed, science would be impossible if our intelligence were not adapted to the intelligibility of the world. The match between our intelligence and the intelligibility of the world is no accident. Nor can it properly be attributed to natural selection, which places a premium on survival and reproduction and has no stake in truth or conscious thought. Indeed, meat-puppet robots are just fine as the output of a Darwinian evolutionary process.” ― William A. Dembski
  8. “There was no such thing as a fair fight. All vulnerabilities must be exploited.” ― Cary Caffrey
  9. “If theft is advantageous to everyone who succeeds at it, and adultery is a good strategy, at least for males, for increasing presence in the gene pool, why do we feel they are wrong? Shouldn’t the only morality that evolution produces be the kind Bill Clinton had – being sorry you got caught?” ― Robert J. Sawyer
  10. “We are all in the middle of a natural beauty contest.” ― Toba Beta
  11. “If anyone rises to power, it’s not only because he could, but also because the stars were aligned in his favor. Many with apparent means to take it failed simply because they weren’t destined for the honor” ― Bangambiki HabyarimanaOnly The Strong Survive Quotes
  12. “When one faces pain on a daily basis, one either learns to live with it or let it consume him.” ― Jina S. Bazzar
  13. “Why should he not hate them? He never asked himself the question. He knew only hate and lost himself in the passion of it. Life had become hell to him. He had not been made for the close confinement wild beasts endure at the hands of men. And yet it was in precisely this way that he was treated. Men stared at him, poked sticks between the bars to make him snarl, and then laughed at him.” ― Jack London
  14. “Weedon Scott had set himself the task of redeeming White Fang – or rather, of redeeming mankind from the wrong it had done White Fang. It was a matter of principle and conscience. He felt that the ill-done White Fang was a debt incurred by man and that it must be paid.” ― Jack London
  15. “There were sharks before there were dinosaurs, and the reason sharks are still in the ocean is that nothing is better at being a shark than a shark.” ― Eliot Peper
  16. “The survival of the fittest instinct should end with our generation. We have evolved to grow out of it. There are enough resources out there for us not to kill someone over them.” ― Rajesh
  17. “The biologists are a ruthless bunch, and quite devoid of any particular regard for doctors. In theory, they don’t even want a surgeon to patch up a man who has been hit on the head with a brick, the argument being that it is better for the human race to be able to dodge bricks. Which is a correct viewpoint, I suppose, unless it happens to be your head and your brick.” ―  Blake F. Donaldson
  18. “Tig would have fit on that plane just fine. Tig, Art, Takis, these anomalous, scrappy survivors, might be the lucky ones. They ate less and took up less space: the humans of the future.” ― Barbara Kingsolver
  19. “A reflective mind will keep in mind the scientific and historical evidence that death is as much a fact as is life. The belief in life hereafter completes the cause and effect puzzle even in the moral sphere of life. In life hereafter, everyone will get a deterministic reward for intentional acts in this life based on the ability and freedom in the circumstances which one faced in this life, no matter whether rich or poor, white or black, male or female, strong or weak, and elite or commoner. That makes life of everyone meaningful rather than a constant struggle of survival in one form of matter to the other form of matter where survival instinct is the only moral code.” ― Salman Ahmed Shaikh
  20. “Social Darwinism, or the idea that those who are the best and smartest earn the most money, has two holes: first, not all intelligent people opt to chase the money wagon, and second, most morons are greedy, and many of them succeed through luck or persistence.” ― Brett Stevens
  21. “The universe runs on the principle that one who can exert the most evil on other creatures runs the show.” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana
  22. “Let no one ever intimidate you, you are standing on no one’s ground. But again, some have claimed the earth as their own and usurped power from the rest of us. But they are usurpers; power belongs to every one of us. Seek it as much as possible. There is no shame in that. In fact, it’s a necessity. Either you have power or you are trampled to death in the stampede to get to the top” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana
  23. “If you are my food, how am I supposed to feel pity towards you? That would mean starvation for me. “A hungry leopard told a fallen, panting, imploring gazelle” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana
  24. “Atheists are the most honest of the human race. These people are unable to live a double life; they are unable to lie to themselves. Of course, it’s an evolutionary handicap, and if that handicap was widespread, our species would run the risk of extinction” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana
  25. “Life is politics, you do it or it does you” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana
  26. “Once you are in power, never forget those who put you there. Deal with those who think they can do better than you and those who think you are god’s representative on earth. Deal with each other according to his actions” ― Bangambiki HabyarimanaOnly The Strong Survive Quote
  27. “Every revolution starts with the aim to help the poor, but when the poor get it they forget who they were and become the new oppressors. The cycle goes on forever” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana
  28. “Only the strong will remain, all the weak will be consumed by fire” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana
  29. “Feeling like, life has been so unfair to me, but what can I say except, “I’m still here.” So I’m determined to make the best out of it, take every opportunity as a blessing, and live the rest of my life to the fullest.” ― Jonathan Anthony Burkett
  30. “Any self-defense situation has the potential to quickly become A ‘life and death situation, therefore your practice of martial arts should be undertaken as if your very life depends on it . ― Soke Behzad Ahmadi
  31. “In politics what you see is not what you get” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana
  32. “Richard looked up at the beautiful, big pines spreading over them, illuminated in the firelight. A spark of understanding lit in his mind. He saw the branches stretched out with murderous intent in a years-long struggle to reach the sunlight and dispatch its neighbors with its shade. Success would give space for its offspring, many of which would also shrivel in the shade of the parent. Several close neighbors of the big pine were withered and weak, victims all. It was true. The design of nature was a success by murder.” ― Terry Goodkind
  33. “I’m sick and tired of it,” he said, “It’s the same all the time. ‘These are my claws, so this is my cowslip.” ‘These are my teeth, so this is my burrow.’ I’ll tell you, if I ever get into the Owsla, I’ll treat outskirts with a bit of decency.” ― Richard Adams
  34. “Politicians know it’s a game of power, every politician at every level, even in the common of mortals.” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana
  35. “Power hungry=life loving” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana
  36. “The lucky ones died in the blasts. They were spared the fate of starvation, cannibalism, rape, and slaughter. Where a man could be killed over half-eaten can of corn.” ― Joe Reyes
  37. “Nothing is sweeter and addictive than power, the unlucky soul this demon possesses, if he is not sacrificed on its altar will sacrifice others himself to get it” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana
  38. “The Golden Mean is for the weakling, it was not meant for the likes of Alexander the Great, Cyrus, Pharaohs, or Hitlers of the world” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana
  39. “Powerless=lifeless.” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana
  40. “The streets will teach you about racism and capitalism and survival of the fittest. Don’t worry about that. The only thing you’ve got to worry about is if you’ve got enough cold-blooded ambition to apply the lessons you get taught.” ― Snoop Dogg
  41. “Never underestimate the latent power of nature. Often when she is most beautiful she is also most dangerous to those who fail to pay attention.” ― Rich Hungerford
  42. “Capitalism: let life who can afford to, not simply who wishes to. Life has a price and it belongs only to those who can pay it.”
    ― Bangambiki Habyarimana
  43. “In the world of wild naturalism, there is nothing greater or higher than mortal survival tactics. Everything we do, we do as mortal beings with an unknowable date of death stuck on our head, or to be specific in the genetic clock.” ― Abhijit Naskar
  44. “Weak prey didn’t live long. It was the law of the jungle.” ― Jina S. Bazzar
  45. “As long as we’re comparing analogies,” Jack added, “how about this one? A person being chased by a bear doesn’t have to be able to run faster than the bear. He only has to be faster than his slowest companion. Driver picks. I’m going to catch up with the convoy, find a way to pass several of the cars, and not be last in line.” ― Donald G. Firesmith
  46. “This island is a hard place to survive and I fear that it has made everything resistant to the cruel hand of death.” ― Jennifer Arnett
  47. “Roaches should never trust humans. We’re all doomed.” ― La Tisha Honor
  48. “Endeavour to appreciate life while you experience it, for some will never experience life again because they are six feet inside the grave.” ― Auliq Ice
  49. “There’s no such thing as survival of the fittest. Survival of the most adequate, maybe. It doesn’t matter whether a solution’s optimal. All that matters is whether it beats the alternative.” ― Peter Watts
  50. “Evolution is the law of policies: Darwin said it, Socrates endorsed it, Cuvier proved it and established it for all time in his paper on ‘The Survival of the Fittest.’ These are illustrious names, this is a mighty doctrine: nothing can ever remove it from its firm base, nothing dissolve it, but evolution.” ― Mark Twain
  51. “The expression often used by Mr. Herbert Spencer of the Survival of the Fittest is more accurate, and is sometimes equally convenient.” ― Charles Darwin
  52. “The fittest person survives! The fighting man succeeds! He who Fights to Fit will Survive to Succeed!” ― Israelmore Ayivor
  53. “Never Give Up, Just Follow Your Dreams” ― Muhammad Imran Hasan
  54. “As man becomes more technologically advanced, his barbarity becomes even more lethal” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana
  55. “Politicians are a higher breed of men. They know that this world is ruthless and that they must live accordingly to cope with it” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana
  56. “Nature’s stern discipline enjoins mutual help at least as often as warfare. The fittest may also be the gentlest.” ― Theodosius Dobzhansky
  57. “For many years eagerly thought by your enemy to destroying your life, it’s all one second of mastery for you to save your life from his deadly plans, for you to survive.” ― Auliq Ice
  58. “For many years eagerly thought by your enemy to destroying your life, it’s all one second of mastery for you to save your life from his deadly plans, for you to survive.” ― Auliq Ice
  59. “A politician is a man in his natural state” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana
  60. “All of the wars in the world are fueled by power struggles either at individual, national or international levels” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana
  61. “This survival of the fittest which I have here sought to express in mechanical terms is that which Mr. Darwin has called ‘natural selection, or the preservation of favored races in the struggle for life.” ― Herbert Spencer
  62. “Nature allowed only the fit and the lucky to share this paradise-in-the-making.” ― L. Stedman
  63. “From this day onward whatever circumstances may jam my way I’ll break through it unscathed for in the end who will but suffer but me, so much so that I will reach for the unreachable, I’ll break that which is unbreakable and attain that is impossible!” ― Liliosa Hilao
  64. “The powerful hate the truth that put them in a bad light” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana
  65. “The powerful are like a compressor, they will grind into paste everything on their way” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana
  66. “Market economy can only mean survival of the fittest” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana
  67. “Many people take a very low view of politicians, but that is exactly how they conduct their social interactions daily” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana
  68. “I’m a survivor. And like the moon, I have a feeling it would take a truly spectacular event to keep me from taking my place in the scheme of things, waxing, waning, and eclipsing notwithstanding.” ― Janet Rebhan
  69. “The goblins of the city may hold committees to divide a single potato, but the strong and the cruel still sit on the hill, and drink vodka, and wear black furs, and slurp borscht by the pail, like blood. Children may wear through their socks marching in righteous parades, but Papa never misses his wine with supper. Therefore, it is better to be strong and cruel than to be fair. At least, one eats better that way. And morality is more dependent on the state of one’s stomach than of one’s nation.” ― Catherynne M. Valente
  70. “There’s no such thing as survival of the fittest. Survival of the most adequate, maybe. It doesn’t matter whether a solution’s optimal. All that matters is whether it beats the alternative.” ― Peter Watts

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