Quotation Explorer - 'Contend'

I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle. - Winston S. Churchill
One of the most difficult things to contend with in a hospital is that assumption on the part of the staff that because you have lost your gall bladder you have also lost your mind. - Jean Kerr
IMMORTALITY, n. A toy which people cry for, And on their knees apply for, Dispute, contend and lie for, And if allowed Would be right proud Eternally to die for. G.J. - Ambrose Bierce
Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain. - Friedrich von Schiller
We slew the goliath of raciism,but, we now must contend with his offspring.
Always contend for the good! - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
The principle for which we contend is bound to reassert itself, though it may be at another time and in another form. - Jefferson Davis
I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all other possible gods, you'll understand why I dismiss yours.
Will it not be felt that Virtue, however beautiful, becomes the worst of all attitudes when it is found too feeble to contend with Vice...
I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours. - Stephen Roberts
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