Definitives: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations DefendsA patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.ndash;Edward AbbeyThe truth is, all might be free if they valued freedom, and defended it as they ought.ndash;Samuel AdamsThe great teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self distrust. He guides their eyes from him to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple.ndash;Bronson AlcottThe 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.ndash;Bronson AlcottDefend your limitations and you own them!ndash;AnonymousAs a poet there is only one political duty, and that is to defend one's language against corruption. When it is corrupted, people lose faith in what they hear and this leads to violence.ndash;W. H. AudenLive without pretending, love without depending, listen without defending, speak without offending, give without ending, build without rending.ndash;Nina Roberta BakerDefending the truth is not something one does out of a sense of duty or to allay guilt complexes, but is a reward in itself.ndash;Simone de BeauvoirGovernment lasts as long as the under-taxed can defend themselves against the over-taxed.ndash;Bernard BerensonThe bigot for the most part clings to opinions adopted without investigation, and defended without argument, while he is intolerant of the opinions of others.ndash;Charles Buck
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