Stand Quotes

To meet the expectations of the majority of our people, and to open up new vistas of economic opportunity so that the aspirations of Nigerians can stand a fair chance of being fulfilled in a lifetime, there must be a truly committed leadership in a democratic Nigeria.

Ibrahim Babangida

The only reason we wore sunglasses onstage was because we couldn't stand the sight of the audience.

John Cale

I was resolved to sustain and preserve in my college the bite of the mind, the chance to stand face to face with truth, the good life lived in a small, various, highly articulate and democratic society

Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve

As I stand here today and tell you about these, I am heavy with an awareness of the fact that I am in more than one sense a product of both the Chinese and Western cultures, in harmony and in conflict.

Chen Ning Yang

In matters of principals, stand like a rock; in matters of taste, swim with the current.

Thomas Jefferson

A king is always a king - and a woman always a woman: his authority and her sex ever stand between them and rational converse.

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Character is made by what you stand for; reputation by what you fall for.

Robert Quillen

We need leaders who will stand up for the little guy and listen once again.

Sarah Palin

This is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and the hemlocks...Stand like Druids of old.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We will stand up for our friends in the world. And one of the most important friends is the State of Israel. My administration will be steadfast in support Israel against terrorism and violence, and in seeking the peace for which all Israelis pray.

George W. Bush

Those who today still feel a sense of impotence can do something: they can support Amnesty International. They can help it to stand up for freedom and justice.

Peter Benenson

Then come the wild weather, come sleet or come snow, we will stand by each other, however it blow.†

Simon Dach

One needs occasionally to stand aside from the hum and rush of human interests and passions to hear the voices of God.

Anna Julia Cooper

There are two kinds of people I can't stand. Those who are intolerant of other cultures, and the Dutch.

Michael Caine

I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them.

Clara Barton

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