Defiance Quotes

Wearing a bow tie is a statement. Almost an act of defiance.

Rick Kaplan

There is increasing defiance, there are more and more people coming to participate.

Yubaraj Ghimire

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

Happiness is a state of defiance.

The Dispatch

In war, resolution; in defeat, defiance; in victory, magnanimity

Winston Churchill

In war, resolution; in defeat, defiance; in victory, magnanimity; in peace, good will.

Edward Marsh

The defiance of established authority, religious and secular, social and political, as a world-wide phenomenon may well one day be accounted the outstanding event of the last decade

Hannah Arendy

Defiance is beautiful. The defiance of power, especially great or overwhelming power, exhaults and glorifies, the rebel

Edward Abbey

Performance of great defiance and passion.

Robin Oakley

Pride in their port, defiance in their eye I see the Lords of human kind pass by.

Oliver Goldsmith

There is no week nor day nor hour when tyranny may not enter upon this country, if the people lose their roughness and spirit of defiance.

Walt Whitman

I hope we shall take warning from the example of England and crush in its birth the aristocracy of our moneyed corporations which dare already to challenge our Government to trial, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.

Thomas Jefferson

With the pride of the artist, you must blow against the walls of every power that exists, the small trumpet of your defiance.

Norman Mailer

A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others, whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair.

Abraham J. Heschel

The defiance of established authority, religious and secular, social and political, as a world-wide phenomenon may well one day be accounted the outstanding event of the last decade.

Hannah Arendt

There is no person in this room whose basic rights are not involved in any successful defiance to the carrying out of court orders.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Those who act in defiance of our fundamental moral principles...should not be given awards, honors or platforms which would suggest support for their actions.

Andrzej Gaska

I almost lost my faith but you were sent by God to save us.

Rabbi

Every day of freedom is like an act of faith.

Tuvia

Only the fools are certain and assured.

Michel de Montaigne

Dying is not difficult, yielding is impossible.

Jane Grey Swisshelm

Though I sit down now, the time will come when you will hear me.

Benjamin Disraeli

There comes a time when deceit and defiance must be seen for what they are. At that point, a gathering danger must be directly confronted. At that point, we must show that beyond our resolutions is actual resolve.

Dick Cheney

There were angry men confronting me and I caught the flashing of defiant eyes, but above me and within me, there was a spirit stronger than them all.

Antoinette Brown Blackwell

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Updated On : December 29, 2010
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