Quotes with ultimate
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.
The ultimate reason for studying history is to become conscious of the possibilities of human existence.
There are women who take it to the wire. That's what they are looking for, the ultimate confrontation. They want a smack.
Interview with Barbara Walters, December 1987.
Every human has four endowments - self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change.
Nothing is so fatal to the progress of the human mind as to suppose that our views of science are ultimate; that there are no mysteries in nature; that our triumphs are complete, and that there are no new worlds to conquer.
The sense of ultimate truth is the intellectual counterpart of the esthetic sense of perfect beauty, or the moral sense of perfect good.
Cherish your visions and your dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
The farther we go, the more the ultimate explanation recedes from us, and all we have left is faith.
The ultimate good desired is better reached by free trade in ideas -- that the best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market, and that truth is the only ground upon which their wishes safely can be carried out.
Dissenting opinion in Abrams v. United States (1919)
You guys with your book and your movie, you got really close to understanding war. You got very close, but you didn’t get all the way. The ultimate truth about war isn’t that you might die. The ultimate truth about war is that you are guaranteed to lose your brothers. In some ways, until today, you didn’t have the first idea about war. You didn’t know the first thing about it until today. And you’ve lost a brother. And now you understand.
Which Way Is The Frontline From Here? The Life and Times of Tim Hetherington. Junger was quoting correspondence from an unknown Vietnam War veteran.
It is the 'follow through' that makes the great difference between ultimate success and failure, because it is so easy to stop.
Swimming is the ultimate form of sensory deprivation. You are left alone with your thoughts in a much more severe way.
Before her attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida (2011)
Love is the ultimate outlaw. It just won't adhere to any rules. The most any of us can do is sign on as its accomplice.
Still Life with Woodpecker (1980)
Man's ultimate concern must be expressed symbolically, Because symbolic language alone is able to express the ultimate.
Dynamics of Faith (1957)