In studying the way, realizing it is hard; once you have realized it, preserving it is hard. When you can preserve it, putting it into practice is hard.
Careers, children and homemaking all come above preserving your appearance. Self-preservation is at the bottom of the scale.
Self-preservation isn't worth it if you can't live with the self you're preserving.
When we put $4 billion into the U.S. economy, they were OK with this. When we preserved jobs in Dearborn, or preserved jobs in Columbus, or preserved jobs in Pennsylvania, everyone was happy.
Self-preservation is the first responsibility.
Self-preservation is the first law of nature.
The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order.
I have an instinct for survival, for self-preservation.
To preserve friendship, one must build walls.
The way to preserve the peace of the church is to preserve its purity.
When you're surrounded by stupidity, self-preservation isn't a sin.
Self-preservation is an important thing to me.
We preserve the status quo, preserve existing systems.
self-preservation is the primary and only foundation of virtue.
Growing Greener doesn't produce money for farmland preservation or open space preservation.
I have to take care of myself. It's about self-preservation.
While a people preserves its language; it preserves the marks of liberty.
Allah preserve us from "If only I'd known!"
Self-preservation, nature's first great law, all the creatures, except man, doth awe.
He was gifted with the sly, sharp instinct for self-preservation that passes for wisdom among the rich.
No matter which way you dice it, self-preservation is selfish.