Quotes by defend

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  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    I stand with Charlie Hebdo, as we all must, to defend the art of satire.
  • John McCain
    John McCain
    American politician 1936-2018
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    I would vote for a Muslim if he or she was the best candidate able to lead the country and defend our political values.
  • B. B. King
    B. B. King
    American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer 1925-2015
    B. B. King
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    I've always tried to defend the idea that the blues doesn't have to be sung by a person who comes from Mississippi, as I did.
  • Abdurrahman Wahid
    Abdurrahman Wahid
    Indonesian politican and Muslim leader 1940-2009
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    If we cling to the institution of Islam, then we tend to defend it against whatever we see as a danger to it, so because of this we see now that many people are defending states, defending territories, defending everything institutional in the belief that they defend Islam.
  • Thomas Sowell
    Thomas Sowell
    American economist, social theorist and political philosopher 1930-
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    If you are not prepared to use force to defend civilization, then be prepared to accept barbarism.
  • Frederick the Great
    Frederick the Great
    Born in Berlin, King of Prussia (1740-1786) 1712-1786
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    In trying to defend everything he defended nothing.
  • Hubert H. Humphrey
    Hubert H. Humphrey
    American politician 1911-1978
    Hubert H. Humphrey
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    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.
  • Aleksandr Solzjenitsyn
    Aleksandr Solzjenitsyn
    Russian Novelist 1918-2008
    Aleksandr Solzjenitsyn
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    It is time in the West to defend not so much human rights as human obligations.
  • Bernard Bailyn
    Bernard Bailyn
    American historian, author, and academic 1922-2020
    Bernard Bailyn
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    It was an elevating, transforming vision: a new, fresh, vigorous, and above all morally regenerate people rising from the obscurity to defend the battlements of liberty and then in triumph standing forth, heartening and sustaining the cause of freedom everywhere.
    Source: The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution Ch. V, TRANSFORMATION, p. 160
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
    Bruce Lee
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    Jeet Kune Do rejects all restrictions imposed by form and formality and emphasizes the clever use of the mind and body to defend and attack.
    Source: Jeet Kune Do (1997) Part 2
  • Arnold H. Glasgow
    Arnold H. Glasgow
    American editor and businessman (Born as Arnold Henry Glasow) 1905-1998
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    Live so that your friends can defend you but never have to.
  • John Donne
    John Donne
    English poet 1572-1632
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    Love was as subtly caught, as a disease; But being got it is a treasure sweet, which to defend is harder than to get: And ought not be profaned on either part, for though 'Tis got by chance, 'Tis kept by art.
  • Bob Taft
    Bob Taft
    American politician and attorney 1942-
    Bob Taft
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    Many have left their families to defend our freedom. We salute their bravery; we express our appreciation and support to their families. And we pray for their safe return.
  • Bill Kristol
    Bill Kristol
    American political analyst 1952-
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    Many of Bush's defenders have praised him for keeping the country safe since Sept. 11, 2001. He deserves that praise, and I'm perfectly happy to defend most of his surveillance, interrogation and counterterrorism policies against his critics.
  • Francis Picabia
    Francis Picabia
    French painter and poet 1878-1953
    Francis Picabia
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    Men have always need of god! A god to defend them against other men..
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