Quotes: self-preservation

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  • 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.
  • Audre Lorde
    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)
  • Andrew Marvell
    Andrew Marvell
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    Self-preservation, nature's first great law, all the creatures, except man, doth awe.
  • Ann Coulter
    Ann Coulter
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    Whether they are defending the Soviet Union or bleating for Saddam Hussein, liberals are always against America. They are either traitors or idiots, and on the matter of America's self-preservation, the difference is irrelevant.
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