“Survival is insufficient.”

The other day I told my friend Michelle, while speaking about my businesses, that I am not used to being in survival mode. I am used to creating, expanding, building, adding…

And she mentioned the quote “Survival is insufficient”. I feel this. But who is it by?

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  1. I believe it’s from a Star Trek episode—but was referenced heavily in the novel “Station Eleven”!

  2. “The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time. Jack London

  3. Here for you. xo

  4. I was thinking of this recent tweet when I read this post:

  5. I really like how The Offspring put it:
    There’s more to living than only surviving; maybe I’m not there, but I’m still trying

  6. Joe Dispenza. He really digs into the concept of survival mode vs. expansive. Although I don’t think also that he formulated the sentence like that. That’s probably from someone else.