Quotation Explorer - 'Defies'

Anyone who has experienced a strange episode in their life that defies all present scientific knowledge can appreciate the limits of human knowledge. There's nothing like such an event to make you keenly aware of how little we truly know and understand. - Steven Symes
A good story defies the reader's expectations, and in doing so, brings them satisfaction. - Thomas Maltman
The core practice of magic is: The execution of a willed intent to create change in the material world, which either defies, hastens or purifies the consequences of natural cause and effect. - Zeena Schreck
Faith is one of only two things in mankind's consciousness that defies discussion. The other is one's marriage. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
When someone tells you something defies description, you can be pretty sure he's going to have a go at it anyway. - Clyde B. Aster
The human creature, humiliated and offended in ways that are inconceivable to the mind and heart, defies the blind and deaf divinity. - Fran├žoise Mauriac
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