Quotation Explorer - 'Defended'

Only absurdities need to be defended. Truth speaks for itself. - Stefan Emunds
If you want to treat your book as a child, the finished book should be an adult, capable to stand on its own legs and able to weather the thunder. Not a baby that still needs to be defended. - Martyn V. Halm
Laws not enforced cease to be laws, and rights not defended may wither away. - Thomas Moriarty
Those who believe that liberal democracy and the free market can be defended by the force of law and regulation alone, without an internalised sense of duty and morality, are tragically mistaken. - Jonathan Sacks
Nature has made up her mind that what cannot defend itself shall not be defended. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is in racists' best interest to maintain white supremacy at all costs. They will defend it with their lives, but ONLY after they've defended it with ours. - Darnell Lamont Walker
My own opinion is enough for me, and I claim the right to have it defended against any consensus, any majority, anywhere, any place, any time. And anyone who disagrees with this can pick a number, get in line, and kiss my ass. - Christopher Hitchens
Aglaya just rolled her eyes. "You're like a ten year-old.""Ten-and-a-half," Kev defended. "But I read at a fourteen year-old level. - Larry Gent
One needs to be slow to form convictions, but once formed they must be defended against the heaviest odds. - Mahatma Gandhi
Honor does not have to be defended. - Robert J. Sawyer
I defended this country as a young man, and I will defend it as president. - John Kerry
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