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Defends Quotes

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This report, by its very length, defends itself
against the risk of being read.
- Winston Churchill

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A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife
an electric skillet for her birthday.
- Erma Bombeck

The length of this document defends it well
against the risk of its being read.
- Winston Churchill

Suspicion is one of the morbid reactions by which an
organism defends itself and seeks another equilibrium.
- Nathalie Sarraute

 

A true friend freely, advises justly,
assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently,
defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.
- William Penn

The same is the case with those opinions of man to
which he has been accustomed from his youth;
he likes them,
defends them, and shuns the opposite views.
- Maimonides

The scientist rigorously defends his right to be ignorant
of almost everything except his specialty.
- Marshall McLuhan

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Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time
when the quo has lost its status.
- Laurence J. Peter

Innocence is like polished armor; it adorns and defends.
- Bishop Robert South

A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

A schedule defends from chaos and whim.
It is a net for catching days.
It is a scaffolding on which a worker can stand and
labor with both hands at sections of time.
- Annie Dillard

He who defends everything defends nothing.
- Frederick II

For example, computer defends well, but for humans
its is harder to defend than attack,
particularly with the modern time control.
- Boris Spassky

The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence.
He inspires self-distrust.
He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him.
He will have no disciple.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.
- Edward R. Murrow

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

How far you can go without destroying from within
what you are trying to defend from without?
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

You have to defend your honor.
And your family.
- Suzanne Vega

I think the environment should be put in the category
of our national security.
Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad.
Otherwise what is there to defend?
- Robert Redford

Of course great politicians are always liable to be wrong about something,
and the more people tell them they are wrong,
the more stubbornly they defend their error.
- Ferdinand Mount

I thank God tonight for freedom - those who bought
and paid for it with their lives in the past -
those who will protect it in the present and defend it in the future.
- Jim Gibbons

The absent are like children, helpless to defend themselves.
- Charles Reade

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to
the death your right to say it.
- Evelyn Beatrice Hall

It might be pardonable to refuse to defend some men,
but to defend them negligently is nothing short of criminal.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

If you are not prepared to use force to defend civilization,
then be prepared to accept barbarism.
- Thomas Sowell

You do not defend a world that is already lost.
- Garet Garrett

And I'm asking for your support because I want to defend America,
as I've said before, from becoming a socialist nation.
- Christine O'Donnell

The men and women of today's VA are dedicated to caring
for today's veterans and stand ready to provide for
our servicemembers who now defend our freedoms and our way of life.
- Steve Buyer

Well, on the one hand the Turks have the legitimate
need to defend their national dignity -
and this includes being recognized as a part of the west and Europe.
- Orhan Pamuk

A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
- Edward Abbey

Our Nation must defend the sanctity of marriage.
- George W. Bush

Be able to defend your arguments in a rational way.
Otherwise, all you have is an opinion.
- Marilyn vos Savant

I have been defending Israel's right to exist,
and to defend itself against terrorism,
for many years-on college campuses, in television appearances and in debate.
- Alan Dershowitz

Democracy makes us articulate our views,
defend them, and refine them.
- Lee H. Hamilton

Our policy is very simple.
The Jewish state was set up to defend Jewish lives,
and we always reserve the right to defend ourselves.
- Benjamin Netanyahu

If we are attacked we can only defend ourselves with guns not with butter.
- Joseph Goebbels

I can't believe the pro-choicers attitude toward unborn
children-to me it's the ultimate liberal cause,
to defend those without a voice.
- Michael Aston

Americans want our leaders to defend our values,
our culture, our legacy of liberty and our way of life,
not apologize.
- Christine O'Donnell

Memorial Day this year is especially important as we
are reminded almost daily of the great sacrifices that
the men and women of the Armed Services make to defend our way of life.
- Robin Hayes

All too often, academic departments defend their territory
with the passion of cornered animals,
though with far less justification.
- Bruce Jackson

I defend Israel's right to exist, to defend themselves,
to not let themselves be exterminated a second time.
- Oriana Fallaci

I defend peoples' right to do that in a lawful manner,
but I have not undertaken that practice myself.
- Rick Boucher

I think that people who get to a certain position,
and then try to ferociously defend it or build on it,
it's kind of a dead-end street.
You see people becoming miserable that way.
- Viggo Mortensen

Happy are those who dare courageously to defend what they love.
- Ovid

It is time in the West to defend not so much human
rights as human obligations.
- Alexander Solzehnitsyn

You will be pleased to know I stand obediently for the national anthem,
though of course I would defend your right to remain
seated should you so decide.
- Ira Glasser

Democracy must learn to defend itself.
- Mikhail Gorbachev

That attitude that fighting is probably not fair,
but you have to defend yourself anyway and damage the enemy,
has been profoundly consequential as far as my political activism goes.
- June Jordan

I have always thought that Israel, as an independent and sovereign nation,
had a right to defend itself.
- Don Nickles

I'm not gonna try to defend, or undo what's been done.
All I could say about whatever's been done,
it's been done, and it's water under the bridge.
I have no regrets of my life.
- Ike Turner

Don't make the mistake of thinking that you have to
agree with people and their beliefs to defend them from injustice.
- Bryant H. McGill

You can't defend the indefensible - anything you say
sounds self-serving and hypocritical.
- Diane Abbott

Some believe all that parents, tutors,
and kindred believe.
They take their principles by inheritance,
and defend them as they would their estates,
because they are born heirs to them.
- Alan Watts

With the blessings of liberty, we have responsibilities to defend it.
- Michael Reagan

I know a lot of reporters certainly will go to jail
to defend confidential sources.
Some have even gone to jail for an issue like this.
But I can't say that's the norm.
- Floyd Abrams

There's no better book with which to defend the Bible than the Bible itself.
- Dwight L. Moody

If any foreign minister begins to defend to the death a "peace conference,"
you can be sure his government has already placed its
orders for new battleships and airplanes.
- Joseph Stalin

The fact is...
our doors have not exactly been knocked down by companies
willing to defend Microsoft's business practices.
- Orrin Hatch

It is not enough to merely defend democracy.
To defend it may be to lose it; to extend it is to strengthen it.
Democracy is not property; it is an idea.
- Hubert H. Humphrey

The army is under orders to defend every place.
- Helmut Kohl

You can't defend.
You can't prevent.
The only thing you can do is detect and respond.
- Bruce Schneier

Just after writing those we were called up to defend
a new position on the left,
where the terrible storming of the bridge over the Antietam took place.
- Joshua Chamberlain

Anyone can support a team that is winning -
it takes no courage.
But to stand behind a team to defend a team when it
is down and really needs you,
that takes a lot of courage.
- Bart Starr

With options thus foreclosed, in order to protect and
defend the nation and clear the obstacles that stood in its path,
a decisive appeal to arms was made.
- Hideki Tojo

First of all, to defend my work, I had to believe that
I am doing a totally silly,
stupid, innocent comedy.
- Milos Forman

Neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only
friends won by good deeds,
merit, and honesty.
- Sallust

It's very certain that North Korea is developing nuclear
weapons for offensive purposes.
They don't need nuclear weapons to defend their own country.
- Kim Y. Sam

I don't run democracy.
I train troops to defend democracy and I happen to
be their surrogate father and mother as well as their commanding general.
- Alfred M. Gray

Our strategy is to defend ourselves against an occupying
army and against settlers and settlements.
- Ahmed Yassin

We passed important laws to give the authorities responsible
for investigation wide powers to defend us.
- George Pataki

I believe society has a right to defend itself,
just as the individual has the right to attack that with which he disagrees.
- Naguib Mahfouz


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