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Fittest Quotes

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In the struggle for survival,
the fittest win out at the expense of their rivals
because they succeed in adapting
themselves best to their environment.
- Charles Darwin

Related topics: Nature Evolution

As I have discovered by examining my past,
I started out as a child.
Coincidentally, so did my brother.
My mother did not put all her eggs in one basket,
so to speak: she gave me a younger brother named Russell,
who taught me what was meant by "survival of the fittest."
- Bill Cosby

And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual,
it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival
of the fittest in every department.
- Andrew Carnegie

Every one, more or less, loves Power,
yet those who most wish for it are seldom the fittest to be trusted with it.
- Samuel Richardson

 

Instead of working for the survival of the fittest,
we should be working for the survival of the wittiest -
then we can all die laughing.
- Lily Tomlin

Baseball is a red-blooded sport for red-blooded men.
It's no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out.
It's a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest.
- Ty Cobb

Each age has deemed the new-born year the fittest time for festal cheer.
- Walter Scott

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All that is really necessary for survival of the fittest,
it seems, is an interest in life, good,
bad or peculiar.
- Grace Paley

The unrestricted competition so commonly advocated
does not leave us the survival of the fittest.
The unscrupulous succeed best in accumulating wealth.
- Rutherford B. Hayes

The law of the survival of the fittest led inevitably
to the survival and predominance of the men who were
effective in war and who loved it because they were effective.
- Elihu Root

Knowledge is the consequence of time,
and multitude of days are fittest to teach wisdom.
- Jeremy Collier

Whoever claims that economic competition represents
'survival of the fittest' in the sense of the law of the jungle,
provides the clearest possible evidence of his lack
of knowledge of economics.
- George Reisman

If I read not amiss, this powerful race will move down upon Mexico,
down upon Central and South America,
out upon the islands of the sea,
over upon Africa and beyond.
And can any one doubt that the results of this competition
of races will be the "survival of the fittest?"
- Josiah Strong

Nature abhors a hero.
For one thing, he violates the law of conservation of energy.
For another, how can it be the survival of the fittest
when the fittest keeps putting himself in situations
where he is most likely to be creamed?
- Solomon Short

A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for,
he isn't fit to live.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I submit to you that if a man hasn't
discovered something that he will die for,
he isn't fit to live.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

LOVE LETTERS TO YOURSELF
This is taken from a love letter (a gentle reminder)
I wrote to myself recently.
Live in your joy today.
Be authentic. Love yourself. First.
Love others from your own abundance.
Life Changes. Circumstances change.
Sometimes you try to fit your old way
of being into new circumstances
rather than becoming new yourself.
Embrace transformation as an opportunity.
And keep on writing love letters to yourself.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If the facts don't fit the theory,
change the facts.
- Albert Einstein

A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort
is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
- Lao Tzu

It is not fit that every man should travel;
it makes a wise man better,
and a fool worse.
- William Hazlitt

I never did quite fit the glamour mode.
It is life with my husband and family that is my high now.
- Patty Duke

I think there's a time in your life where you don't feel like you fit in.
I think everyone has that when you're a teenager,
especially, and especially in the society we live in.
- Matthew Vaughn

Books are the treasured wealth of the world
and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.
- Henry David Thoreau

It's not about weight, it's about fitness,
and one component of being fit is to have relatively low body fat,
because fat is not very efficient, whereas muscle is.
- Deborah Bull

A vow is a purely religious act
which cannot be taken in a fit of passion.
It can be taken only with a mind purified
and composed and with God as witness.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I think it's more important to be fit so that you can
be healthy and enjoy activities than it is to have a good body.
- Rachel Blanchard

Yes'm, old friends is always best, 'less you can catch
a new one that's fit to make an old one out of.
- Sarah Orne Jewett

He who is completely sanctified, or cleansed from all sin,
and dies in this state, is fit for glory.
- Adam Clarke

The family teaches us about the importance of knowledge,
education, hard work and effort.
It teaches us about enjoying ourselves,
having fun, keeping fit and healthy.
- Kamisese Mara

How does so much gossip fit in such small minds?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country
is no fit to rule another country must admit that one
class is not fit to rule another class.
- B. R. Ambedkar

Perhaps it is because cats do not live by human patterns,
do not fit themselves into prescribed behavior,
that they are so united to creative people.
- Andre Norton

She is incredibly fit, but we remind staff that she's not just the monarch,
but our mother.
- Prince Andrew

To be physically fit is just a small aspect.
You can be a beautiful physical specimen,
but you're empty as far as what it takes to be a person,
and that shows up real fast.
- Lee Haney

My schedulers keep getting driven crazy by the fact
that they can't fit hikes in my schedule.
- Gale Norton

Arthur Young's Reflexive Universe - fascinating but
too schematic to fit into my scheme.
The most I could hope for was a sense of the vocabulary
and some possible images.
- James Merrill

My commitment to Atlanta and passion for sports and
competition make this acquisition a perfect fit for me.
- Arthur Blank

Only as far as a man is happily married to himself
is he fit for married life and family life in general.
- Novalis

I always stayed fit because I'm a performer,
and all of those things help me to perform.
- Sting

You cannot tailor-make the situations in life but you
can tailor-make the attitudes to fit those situations.
- Zig Ziglar

This whole business feels kind of intense,
like a bad fit.
Round peg, square hole.
But whatever, I'll take it.
- Paul Giamatti

The room where I am lodging is stupendous.
Thank God I am as fit as a fiddle.
- Pietro Mascagni

One of the sad commentaries on the way women are viewed
in our society is that we have to fit one category.
I have never felt that I had to be in one category.
- Faye Wattleton

I've always stayed pretty fit.
I felt I needed to give myself energy by exercising and things like that.
- Caroline Corr

He submits to be seen through a microscope,
who suffers himself to be caught in a fit of passion.
- Johann Kaspar Lavater

It is self-evident that at sixty-five a man has done
all that he is fit to do.
- Anthony Trollope

Well physically preparing for the role,
definitely and then continuing to stay physically fit throughout filming,
getting up, 4.00 4.30 in the morning.
- Brandon Routh

I was black growing up in an all-white neighborhood
so I felt like I just didn't fit in.
Like I wasn't as good as everybody else or as smart,
or whatever.
- Halle Berry

If there was one thing I'd like to teach young women,
it would be that you can eat and still be fit and lean.
- Torrie Wilson

Well...
Actually I got picked because I was the only one who fit the wedding gown -
they had my size.
- Kevin McDonald

Novelists have always had complete freedom to pretty
much tell their story any way they saw fit.
And that's what I'm trying to do.
- Quentin Tarantino

A leader who doesn't hesitate before he sends his nation
into battle is not fit to be a leader.
- Golda Meir

America is interested in re-arranging the region as it sees fit.
- Bashar al-Assad

Canada and space are a natural fit.
- Marc Garneau

We're all just trying to fit in and find ourselves,
particularly when we're growing up.
- Geri Halliwell

Either God is alive, in which case he'll deal with us as he sees fit.
Or he is dead, in which case he was never alive,
it being unlikely that he died of old age.
- John Ralston Saul

I've had to work very hard, and I don't really have
a category or fit into any niche,
so each time I come out with a new record,
it's like, I'm a new guy.
- Lenny Kravitz

Most of those melodies are me trying to find out what notes fit,
and then hitting ones that don't fit in a very interesting way.
- Brian Eno

Basically, I believe the world is a jungle,
and if it's not a bit of a jungle in the home,
a child cannot possibly be fit to enter the outside world.
- Bette Davis

It's all a matter of hearing what I like and seeing
if I can make it fit into my style.
- Joe Cocker

Berlusconi is no longer fit to lead our country.
- Romano Prodi

Being fit will keep you mentally sharp and people forget that.
- Peter Shilton

If you want a golden rule that will fit everything,
this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do
not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.
- William Morris

I tried to fit it in with some previous broad conceptual
understanding of some part of mathematics that would
clarify the particular problem I was thinking about.
- Andrew Wiles

Courage: Great Russian word, fit for the songs of our children's children,
pure on their tongues, and free.
- Anna Akhmatova

A rich rogue nowadays is fit company for any gentleman;
and the world,
my dear, hath not such a contempt for roguery as you imagine.
- John Gay

I wasn't as fit as I would of liked to have been,
going to the World Cup, but I'm not sure what difference that made.
- David Beckham

But I think the bomb instead constitutes merely a first
step in a new control by man over the forces of nature
too revolutionary and dangerous to fit into old concepts.
- Henry L. Stimson

You know, I was a regular on the Friday afternoon drill squad.
Um, which...
The year after I left school, I went back and thanked
the sergeant major because I was so fit.
- John Newcombe

And, Mr. Speaker, if the Governor and Council don't
see fit to fall in with us,
I say let the general duty law, and all,
go to the devil, sir, and go about our business.
- Christopher Gadsden


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