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  • Annie Dillard
    Annie Dillard
    American author 1945-
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    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.
  • William Penn
    William Penn
    English religious leader, founder of Pennsylvania 1644-1718
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    A true friend unbosoms freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.
  • Amos Bronson Alcott
    Amos Bronson Alcott
    American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
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    A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences.
  • Laurence J. Peter
    Laurence J. Peter
    Canadian educator and hierarchiologist 1919-1990
    Laurence J. Peter
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    Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status.
  • Boris Spassky
    Boris Spassky
    Russian chess grandmaster 1937-
    Boris Spassky
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    For example, computer defends well, but for humans its is harder to defend than attack, particularly with the modern time control.
  • Master Kahn
    Master Kahn
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    He who attacks must vanquish. He who defends must merely survive.
  • Robert South
    Robert South
    English churchman
    Robert South
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    Innocence is like polished armor; it adorns and defends.
  • Suspicion is one of the morbid reactions by which an organism defends itself and seeks another equilibrium.
  • Amos Bronson Alcott
    Amos Bronson Alcott
    American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
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    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.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    This report, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of being read.
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