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Top 44 Quotes About Defending Someone

#1. You need to understand the receiver and the offense you're facing that week. Know his tendencies and what routes he runs out of what formations. This will help you understand the concepts of what the receiver is going to give you on a given play, and make you that much better defending him. - Author: Antonio Cromartie
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#2. The shows she'd watch on the Discovery Channel hadn't prepared her for a kidnapping. Terrorist attack? Yes. Defending her home? Yes. Kidnapped by a police officer? No. She'd have to write to the network about that. - Author: Nichole Severn
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#3. Idea-assassins rush forward to kill any new suggestion on the grounds of its impracticality, while defending whatever now exists as practical, no matter how absurd. - Author: Alvin Toffler
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#4. With a nation at war against terrorism and our men and women on the front line defending our homeland from abroad, resources need to be prioritized and allocated properly. - Author: Jeff Miller
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#5. What a difference from words on a page, or images on a video screen. Surrounding him was one of the oldest fortresses in England, where men had died defending the walls, and something was happening. - Author: Steve Berry
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#6. She spun a hundred-eighty degrees at the end of the passageway, landed like an acrobat beside the drum hatch. "The reason. Why something would attack us even if we didn't have anything it wanted." I read it off her: "If it wasn't attacking at all. If it was defending itself. - Author: Peter Watts
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#7. The U.S. Constitution was meant to be universal, not just something that only America would observe. The principle of defending liberty for all people ideally should apply everywhere in the world. - Author: Mark Skousen
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#8. I wasn't just defending myself. I was defending Indians, black people, and buffalo. - Author: Sherman Alexie
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#9. If you simply take up the attitude of defending a mistake, there will no hope of improvement. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#10. My favorite forgotten President in American history is James Buchanan, who in defending really robust and sharp-elbowed debates said, "I like the noise of democracy. I like the sound of people in the streets making noise." - Author: Jeff Sharlet
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#11. The belief that we are defending the highest good of the mothers of our race and the ultimate welfare of society makes every sacrifice seem trivial, every duty a pleasure. - Author: Carrie Chapman Catt
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#12. I do not believe that loyalty should demand defending behavior that I find abhorrent. - Author: George Stephanopoulos
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#13. I'm not interested in defending the position of those who already have money, power and privilege. - Author: Michael Gove
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#14. So I got on with the business of lawyering away at the evidence. Minimizing it. Defending Jacob. - Author: William Landay
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#15. I'm defending free speech pretty much all over the place because you still have freedom of speech. - Author: Larry The Cable Guy
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#16. Ask the first man you meet what he means by defending freedom, and he'll tell you privately he means defending the standard of living. - Author: Martin Niemoller
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#17. Writing about someone well known removes that obligation of defending it as a subject, but it also means that some of the surprise and freshness is already gone. It's so different - in some ways much harder for me. - Author: Susan Orlean
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#18. We spend so much time defending our choice to do this that it becomes hard to show any vulnerability at all. There's only so many times you can handle someone asking about your fall back for when things don't work before you start thinking that maybe the fall back should just be your plan. - Author: Cora Carmack
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#19. If someone hates you so much that they try to hurt you, defending yourself is not being aggressive, it is doing what's necessary. - Author: Charles F. Glassman
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#20. As someone who was born in Israel, you're put in a position of defending Israel because you know how much is at stake. - Author: Natalie Portman
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#21. When someone reacts violently and aggressively, it only goes to demonstrate the lack of truth, trust and confidence in oneself and issue that we are defending. It rather portrays the guilt, shame and self anger for defending the indefensible. - Author: Vishwas Chavan
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#22. I can't remember where I heard this, but someone once said that defending a position by citing free speech is sort of the ultimate concession; you're saying that the most compelling thing you can say for your position is that it's not literally illegal to express. - Author: Randall Munroe
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#23. To reject revelational epistemology is to commit yourself to defending the truth of autonomous epistemology. - Author: Greg L. Bahnsen
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#24. After living with their dysfunctional behavior for so many years, people become invested in defending their dysfunctions rather than changing them. - Author: Marshall Goldsmith
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#25. The American flag, Old Glory, standing tall and flying free over American soil for 228 years is the symbol of our beloved country. It is recognized from near and afar, and many lives have been lost defending it. - Author: Jeff Miller
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#26. I cannot in good conscience ask my colleagues to expend precious time and energy defending or explaining my past. We need all hands on deck, fighting for the future. - Author: Van Jones
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#27. What America did in Vietnam and the Congo - we feel. And as a result come these demonstrations. I am not defending the act of burning USIS books. We deplore it. But we can understand the motives of the students. - Author: Sukarno
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#28. 137 years later, Memorial Day remains one of America's most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed - it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy. - Author: Doc Hastings
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#29. All of us have schnozzles ... if not in our faces, then in our character, minds or habits. When we admit our schnozzles, instead of defending them, we begin to laugh, and the world laughs with us. - Author: Jimmy Durante
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#30. It sounds so perfect. He's defending me because Carey would want him to. It's not about me. It never is, with these two boys. Blake lets me take the blame, and Carey uses me. - Author: Corrine Jackson
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#31. As a veteran, I know firsthand the satisfaction there is in defending the democracy you so strongly believe in, but I can also attest to the trauma encountered from combat on the battlefield. - Author: Charles B. Rangel
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#32. Also, as a rule of thumb, if you find yourself defending your inalienable right to make someone else feel like garbage, you're on the wrong side of the argument. - Author: Rich Burlew
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#33. I wasn't sure of the exact mindset you should have when you go into a Test match. So I probably became too defensive when I played my first Test match. Short balls in one-day cricket, I have never thought of just defending. - Author: Virat Kohli
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#34. It is not a field of a few acres of ground, but a cause, that we are defending, and whether we defeat the enemy in one battle, or by degrees, the consequences will be the same. - Author: Thomas Paine
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#35. After defending the value of prepared prayers, the author cautions against over-reliance on them. Just as David could not fight in the armor of King Saul, we are called to fight in the way God has equipped us uniquely. - Author: N. T. Wright
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#36. Defending nature is defending our existence! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#37. Again I admonish you not to be turned from your stern purpose of defending your beloved country and its free institutions by any arguments urged by ambitious and designing men, but stand fast to the Union and the old flag. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#38. And Oliver North was really a good soldier, up to the last moment, shoving memos into the shredder and defending the policy to the end. - Author: Bobby Ray Inman
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#39. The U.S. should stop garrisoning the globe, subsidizing rich friends, and reconstructing poor enemies. Instead, it's about time Washington focused on defending America and its people. - Author: Doug Bandow
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#40. The poor Americans are so busy defending the rights of Hindus in Pakistan, Moslems in India, Jews in Palestine, Koreans in Japan, Italians in Yugoslavia and Hungarians in Czechoslovakia that they simply cannot give a thought to Negroes in the United States. - Author: George Mikes
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#41. Next to be in one with worshiping God, there is nothing in this world upon which this church should be more united than in upholding and defending the constitution of the United States. - Author: David O. McKay
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#42. I hold no brief for Communists, but I believe in and will defend their right to act independently within the law. I question whether members of the committee are interested in defending our form of government or whether they are attempting to suppress political opinion at odds with their own. - Author: Gregory Peck
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#43. If a man is to die defending a field, let the field be his field, the land his land, the people his people. - Author: Kamila Shamsie
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#44. I prefer rationalism to atheism. The question of God and other objects-of-faith are outside reason and play no part in rationalism, thus you don't have to waste your time in either attacking or defending. - Author: Isaac Asimov
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