Quotation Explorer - 'Defy'

Unless individuals have the power to defy commoditization and define their own lives, their potential is vulnerable to the crushing forces of objectification. - Tom Hayes
They ate my humanity but no humanity in beginning humans Earth dust atomsClever microorganisms defy godsBut defy nothingPhantom of truth Beneath reality's facade - A.R. LaBaere
I went to Guatemala to help build a school but left wondering what "help" would really look like... I hadn't prepared myself for how humbled I'd feel, or how hard it would be to find my footing when witnessing a cycle of poverty that seemed to defy any sort of help. - Dee Williams
To create is to defy emptiness. It is generous, it affirms. To make is to add to the world, not subtract from it. - Charlotte Wood
Although the many virtues that courtesans possessed were employed to defy circumstances, the role they played depended on the same circumstances over which they triumphed- conditions which to, fortunately for modern women, no longer exist. - Susan Griffin
Defy reason. - Adrienne Austermann
Let us even bid our dearest friends farewell, and defy them, saying, "Who are you? Unhand me: I will be dependent no more." Ah! seest thou not, O brother, that thus we part only to meet again on a higher platform, and only be more each other's, because we are more our own? - Ralph Waldo Emerson
In order for one to be converted to the 'dark' side he/she must have a complete understanding of the 'light' side With it's understanding we all would want to defy, overpower, or destroy what it is capable of. - Anonymous
Who are you, Hockenberry, to thwart Fate and defy the Will of the Gods?I am me, Thomas Hockenberry. I am fed up with these power-addled thugs who call themselves gods. - Dan Simmons
Freedom is not to defy, it is to co-exist. It is a challenge for the imagination - Ilyas Kassam
Dream 2 Defy! Extreme is not a style but a way of life. - Jeff Hardy
If we defy the odds and ask, GOD will defy the odds and answer. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
When the resurrection sings itself in the robin's glad song, and bursting buds defy the death grip of winter, and you walk upon the yielding earth near my grave...remember that my soul is not there, but rather it is absent from the body and present with the Lord. - Carl Burnam
Record what you can, pursue your passions, connect with the world, fight the good fight, defy evil, shine incandescently as best you can. And it doesn't matter what field it's in but, it does matter that we leave something that accumulates over time. - Stefan Molyneux
Dominance. Control. These things the unjust seek most of all. And so it is the duty of the just to defy dominance and to challenge control. - Robert Fanney
Dream large and make yaour dreams defy the laws of gravity. Soar high and show your inner strength - Lee Pryke
Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness. - Anne Frank
In order for one to be converted to the 'dark' side he/she must have a complete understanding of the 'light' side. With it's understanding we would all want to defy, overpower, or destroy what it is capable of. - Jonathan Bingham
Only two things in man’s consciousness defy discussion: faith and one’s marriage. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
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