Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.
Survivors - Survival Quotes
I don’t think Homo sapiens possesses any divine right to the top rung. If something is better than we are, then let it take the top rung.
People say, “Out of the suffering of Jews, the need to laugh is critical for the survival of the race.” But we didn’t become comics out of misery. We became comics because there are a lot of laughs in Jewish households.
The highs were high, the lows were low. But I have lived to tell the tale, even though at times it looked like I wouldn’t.
I always say families are my version of survivors on a desert island — they’re forced to be together. You can break up with your family but it’s not easily done. Family is the ultimate test of endurance.
The two-party system has given this country the war of Lyndon Johnson, the Watergate of Nixon and the incompetence of Carter. Saying we should keep the two-party system simply because it is working is like saying the Titanic voyage was a success because a few people survived on life rafts.
Nations live or die by the way they respond to the particular challenges they face. Those challenges may be internal or external; they may be faced by a nation alone or in concert with other nations; they may come gradually or suddenly. There is no immutable law of nature that says only the unjust will […]