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  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    Self-love is the instrument of our preservation.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high virtues of a good citizen, but it is not the highest. The laws of necessity, of self-preservation, of saving our country when in danger, are of higher obligation.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    All that Mankind has done, thought, gained or been: it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books.
    Source: On Heroes 5
  • Benjamin Cardozo
    Benjamin Cardozo
    American lawyer and jurist 1870-1938
    Benjamin Cardozo
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    Bills of rights give assurance to the individual of the preservation of his liberty. They do not define the liberty they promise.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
    American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
    Audre Lorde
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    Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.
    Source: A Burst of Light: And Other Essays (2017)
  • John Locke
    John Locke
    English philosopher 1632-1704
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    Government has no other end but the preservation of Property
    Source: Second Treatise Ch. 17
  • Sir Walter Raleigh
    Sir Walter Raleigh
    British courtier, writer 1552-1618
    Sir Walter Raleigh
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    He that doth not as other men do, but endeavoureth that which ought to be done, shall thereby rather incur peril than preservation; for who so laboreth to be sincerely perfect and good shall necessarily perish, living among men that are generally evil.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    He who lives by fighting with an enemy has an interest in the preservation of the enemy's life.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    Hunger, love, pain, fear are some of those inner forces which rule the individual's instinct for self preservation.
  • Agnes Macphail
    Agnes Macphail
    Canadian politician 1890-1954
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    I believe the preservation of the home in the future lies almost entirely in the hands of men.
  • Agnes Macphail
    Agnes Macphail
    Canadian politician 1890-1954
    Agnes Macphail
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    If the preservation of the home means the enslavement of women, economically or morally, then we had better break it.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    In wildness is the preservation of the world.
  • Robert Hewison
    Robert Hewison
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    Individually, museums are fine institutions, dedicated to the high values of preservation, education and truth; collectively, their growth in numbers points to the imaginative death of this country.
  • Douglas Macarthur
    Douglas Macarthur
    American general in WO II 1880-1964
    Douglas Macarthur
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    No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he be vigilant in its preservation.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men, in all lands, everywhere. Destroy this spirit and you have planted the seeds of despotism around your own doors.
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