Quotes on Diversity Of Life

There are no nations! There is only humanity. And if we don't come to understand that right soon, there will be no nations, because there will be no humanity. Isaac Asimov

Human diversity makes tolerance more than a virtue; it makes it a requirement for survival. Rene Dubos

Peace is not unity in similarity but unity in diversity, in the comparison and conciliation of differences. Mikhail Gorbachev

There never were, in the world, two opinions alike, no more than two hairs, or two grains; the most universal quality is diversity. Michel De Montaigne

The joy of life is variety; the tenderest love requires to be rekindled by intervals of absence. Samuel Johnson

For much of history it was possible to believe that the great diversity of life on Earth was a fixed creation, that the living world had never changed. But when the first stirrings of industry demanded that fuel be dug from the earth and hillsides be leveled for roads and railways, the Earths true past was dug up in abundance. Kenneth R Miller

Publicly and among themselves biologists rightly celebrate the diversity of life on Earth... At the end of the day, however, their confession is heard by no one: they work with a single scientific sample-life on Earth. Neil Degrasse Tyson

Life - all life - is in the service of life. Necessary nutrients are made available to life by life in greater and greater richness as the diversity of life increases. The entire landscape comes alive, filled with relationships and relationships within relationships. Frank Herbert

On a perfect planet such as might be acceptable to a physicist, one might predict that from its origin the diversity of life would grow exponentially until the carrying capacity, however defined, was reached. The fossil record on Earth, however, tells a very different story. Simon Conway Morris

Throughout the book, she refers to herself as "the side effect," which is just totally correct. Cancer kids are essentially side effects of the relentless mutation that made the diversity of life on earth possible. John Green

We are of course a nation of differences. Those differences don't make us weak. They're the source of our strength. Jimmy Carter

We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race. Kofi Annan

The most universal quality is diversity. Michel De Montaigne

The part of life which we really live is short. Seneca the Younger

If you approach each new person you meet in a spirit of adventure, you will find yourself endlessly fascinated by the new channels of thought and experience and personality that you encounter. Eleanor Roosevelt

Absolutely the greatest challenges in dealing with discrimination are with the larger group who needs to consider how they think and act in everyday life. It remains the possibility of the majority to accept the call to change. Eleanor Holmes Norton

All that lives is striving for happiness; yet a thousand and one pains and fears attend upon every pleasure which man seeks through the ignorance of exclusiveness. Meher Baba

Our expanding ethnic diversity of this century, a time when we will all be minorities, offers us an invitation to create a larger memory of who we are as Americans and to re-affirm our founding principle of equality. Let's put aside fears of the disuniting of America and warnings of the clash of civilizations. As Langston Hughes sang, Let America be America, where equality is in the air we breathe. Ronald Takaki

The peoples of the earth are one family. Ruth Benedict

You know who Boehner is, right? He's that orange looking guy. See, for Republicans that counts as diversity. Jay Leno

You can't have unity without diversity. Richard Twiss

Oregano is the spice of life. Henry Tillman

By doubting we come at truth. Marcus Tullius Cicero

Everything in life is most fundamentally a gift. And you receive it best and you live it best by holding it with very open hands. Leo J. O'Donovan

The purpose of life is to live it. Clarence Darrow

The significance of life is living. Jiddu Krishnamurti

The meaning of life is to create meaning for your life. Tucker Max

We needed to stop asking about the meaning of life. Viktor E Frankl

The real death of America will come when everyone is alike. James T. Ellison

We must learn to endure what we cannot avoid. Our life is composed, like the harmony of the world, of contrary things, also of different tones, sweet and harsh, sharp and flat, soft and loud. If a musician liked only one kind, what would he have to say? Michel De Montaigne

Bringing nature into the classroom can kindle a fascination and passion for the diversity of life on earth and can motivate a sense of responsibility to safeguard it. David Attenborough

Great attention gets paid to rainforests because of the diversity of life there. Diversity in the oceans is even greater. Sylvia Earle

For what is Mysticism? It is not the attempt to draw near to God, not by rites or ceremonies, but by inward disposition? Is it not merely a hard word for 'The Kingdom of Heaven is within'? Heaven is neither a place nor a time. Florence Nightingale

We cannot feel strongly toward the totally unlike because it is unimaginable, unrealizable; nor yet toward the wholly like because it is stale - identity must always be dull company. The power of other natures over us lies in a stimulating difference which causes excitement and opens communication, in ideas similar to our own but not identical, in states of mind attainable but not actual. Charles Horton Cooley

The Statue of Liberty is meant to be shorthand for a country so unlike its parts that a trip from California to Indiana should require a passport. Anna Quindlen

We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color. Maya Angelou

I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed. I want the culture of all lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any Mahatma Gandhi

A man who is afraid of death will be afraid of life also, because life brings death. If you are afraid of the enemy and you close your door, the friend will also be prohibited. Rajneesh

Known as the biosphere to scientists and as the creation to theologians, all of life together consists of a membrane around earth so thin that it cannot be seen edgewise from a satellite yet so prodigiously diverse that only a tiny fraction of species have been discovered and named. E O Wilson

Nature has given man no better thing than shortness of life. Pliny The Elder

A man of quality is never threatened by a woman of equality. Jill Briscoe

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Paul Gauguin

For this beauty, beauty without strength, chokes out life. Hilda Doolittle

To live is to experience things, not sit around pondering the meaning of life. Paulo Coelho

The only incontrovertible fact of my work is the importance of life. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Life is full of surprises, isn't it? Charlton Heston

I have finally figured out that the purpose of life is to enjoy it. Rita Mae Brown

Convert life into truth. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life has meaning only if one barters it day by day for something other than itself. Antoine de Saint-Exupery

There can be no purpose more enspiriting than to begin the age of restoration, reweaving the wondrous diversity of life that still surrounds us. E O Wilson

The race is now on between the technoscientific and scientific forces that are destroying the living environment and those that can be harnessed to save it. . . . If the race is won, humanity can emerge in far better condition than when it entered, and with most of the diversity of life still intact. Edward'O

Religions are many and diverse, but reason and goodness are one. Elbert Hubbard

It's coexistence or no existence. Bertrand Russell

...the more a person becomes spiritually minded or advances towards God, the more tolerant he becomes and the less differentiation he sees. Meher Baba

The universe is but one vast Symbol of God. Thomas Carlyle

Diversity is essential to happiness and in Utopia there is hardly any. This is a defect in all planned social systems. Bertrand Russell

American radio from the '30s through the '60s was just fabulous. There was such a diversity. Linda Ronstadt

If you DON'T have diversity around your boardroom table, then what is wrong with you? Rachel Sklar

Nothing is so fortunate for mankind as its diversity of opinion ... Letitia Elizabeth Landon

The great end of life is not knowledge but action. Thomas Huxley

The quality of life is determined by its activities. Aristotle

Every life is its own excuse for being. Elbert Hubbard

The beauty of life is, therefore, geometrical beauty of a type that Plato would have much appreciated. John Desmond Bernal

The meaning of life is found in openness to being and "being present" in full awareness. Thomas Merton

The purpose of life is to bring forth goodness. Now, in this life. Leo Tolstoy

The unity of freedom has never relied on uniformity of opinion. John F Kennedy

What divides us pales in comparison to what unites us. Edward Kennedy

We can never work alone to bring great multiplication. It has to happen through unity & diversity. Loren Cunningham

Stress is the spice of life. Hans Selye

You don't need the fame to be vital. Herbie Hancock

Having a vision for your life allows you to live out of hope, rather than out of your fears. Stedman Graham

Money comes, money goes. But your story stays with you the rest of your life. Andy Stanley

Worrying is a necessary part of life. Mary Tyler Moore

Goodness begins simply with the fact of life itself. Gwendolyn Brooks

What's the meaning of life? Other people. John Green

In this life and the next, you're my only hope at happiness. Lisa Kleypas

Animation isn't the illusion of life; it is life Chuck Jones

All of a sudden you realise that you are the person who has control of your life. Jim Henson

What we do with the things we have makes the biggest difference in the quality of life Jim Rohn

You won't find the truth of life in morbidity, only in hope. Dean Koontz

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