Quotation Explorer - 'Defends'

A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife an electric skillet for her birthday. - Erma Bombeck
The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. - Amos Bronson Alcott
Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status. - Laurence J. Peter
A thorn defends the rose, harming only those who would steal the blossom. - Chinese proverb
This paper, by its very length, defends itself from ever being read. - Winston S. Churchill
Racism defends our greed, frees us from self-control and makes others responsible for our failings. It is an attempt to silence the guilt so we can look in the mirror. - Mari Serebrov
He who defends with love will be secure; Heaven will save him, and protect him with love. - Lao Tzu
A true friend unbosoms freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably - William Penn
You cannot have an agency that defends your property, which also has the right to violate your property rights at will. That's like hiring a bodyguard that you pay to beat you up randomly. - Stefan Molyneux
A schedule defends from chaos and whim. - Annie Dillard
This report, by its very length, defends itself against being read.
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