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Letter "P" » preserve
«If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever»
«Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it.»
«Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it. Has it ever been said that a man who throws himself out the window to escape from a fire is guilty of suicide?»
«Books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are; nay they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them»
Author: John Milton
, dead soul
, Dead Things
, not absolutely
«[To simplify] is very nearly the whole of the higher artistic process; finding what conventions of form and what detail one can do without -- and yet preserve the spirit of the whole.»
Author: Willa Sibert Cather
, the Convention
, the conventions
«In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free, - honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve.»
«Hear my voice, O God, in my prayer: preserve my life from fear of the enemy. (Psalms 64:1)»
«In general I esteem it a good maxim, that the best way to preserve the confidence of the people durably is to promote their true interest»
«For business reasons, I must preserve the outward signs of sanity.»
«Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe, and preserve order in the world as well as property... Horrid mischief would ensue were [the law-abiding] deprived of the use of them.»
Author: Thomas Paine
, deprived of