Quotes with preservation
All that Mankind has done, thought, gained or been is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of Books. They are the chosen possession of men.
We stand now where two roads diverge. But unlike the roads in Robert Frost's familiar poem, they are not equally fair. The road we have long been traveling is deceptively easy, a smooth superhighway on which we progress with great speed, but at its end lies disaster. The other fork of the road—the one "less traveled by"—offers our last, our only chance to reach a destination that assures the preservation of the earth.
True history, by ensuring, not mobility, but continuity, is indispensable for the preservation of civilization.
I hold we can still ... make a little civilization, the inkpot aiding, even when vast chunks of it, around us, go down into the abyss ... the preservation of it depends upon our going on making it in spite of everything and sitting tight and not chucking up.
Writing about World War I.
In turbulence is the preservation of the world.
Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems and the Economic World (1995)
There can be no compromise with atheistic Communism - no half-way in the preservation of freedom and religion.
Every man has a right to risk his own life for the preservation of it.
Since the wage is the means ordinarily employed to awaken in workers the three instincts of self-preservation, of social distinction and of hoarding, it is not strange that an industrial age should regard it as the chief means of increasing efficiency.
Increasing Human Efficiency in Business - A contribution to the psychology of business (1911)