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  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
  • Dwight L. Moody
    Dwight L. Moody
    American evangelist 1837-1899
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    There's no better book with which to defend the Bible than the Bible itself.
  • Bruce Jackson
    Bruce Jackson
    American folklorist, documentary filmmaker and writer 1936-
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    All too often, academic departments defend their territory with the passion of cornered animals, though with far less justification.
  • Sun Tzu
    Sun Tzu
    Chinese Military Strategist, Author of ''Art of War'' c 400-430 bc
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    Hence that general is skilful in attack whose opponent does not know what to defend; and he is skilful in defense whose opponent does not know what to attack.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    May God defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.
  • Edward Abbey
    Edward Abbey
    American author and essayist 1927-1989
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    A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
  • Bob Geldof
    Bob Geldof
    Irish singer-songwriter, author, political activist 1951-
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    Actually, today I had to defend the Bush Administration in France again. They refuse to accept, because of their political ideology, that he has actually done more than any American President for Africa. But it's empirically so.
  • Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    Against criticism a man can neither protest nor defend himself; he must act in spite of it, and then it will gradually yield to him.
  • Bill Flores
    Bill Flores
    American businessman and politician 1954-
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    America's history is exemplified in the efforts of the men and women who died for our country. The one thing that they all have in common is their selfless love for our nation and their courage to stand up to protect and defend it. They raised their gaze in the face of conflict, believed in what America could be, and pushed forward.
  • Bart Starr
    Bart Starr
    American football quarterback and coach 1934-
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    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.
  • Malcolm X
    Malcolm X
    American activist 1925-1965
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    Anytime you tell a man to turn the other cheek or to be nonviolent in the face of a violent enemy, you're making that man defenseless. You're robbing him of his God-given right to defend himself.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    As 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.
  • Bob Ainsworth
    Bob Ainsworth
    British Labour Party politician 1952-
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    As the Chief of the Defence Staff says, you don't defend on the goal line. Defending the interests of the U.K. means tackling threats early and at source, and that means intervening overseas.
  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
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    Boxing distills and illuminates the essence of an athlete. There's nowhere to hide. Boxers live and perform at the extremes. They provide us with answers about a given contest, but more important, they ask us fundamental questions about human narratives. What does this person really stand for? How far will he go to defend it?
  • Malcolm X
    Malcolm X
    American activist 1925-1965
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    Concerning non-violence: it is criminal to teach a man not to defend himself when he is the constant victim of brutal attacks.
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