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Protecting Quotes

16 of the best book quotes about protecting
  1. #1
    She is protected by the Power of Good, and that is greater than the Power of Evil. All we can do is carry her to the castle of the Wicked Witch and leave her there.
  2. #2
    But listen to me first and swear an oath to use all your eloquence and strength to look after me and protect me.
    author
    Homer
    book
    The Iliad
    character
    Calchas
    concept
    Protecting
  3. #3
    We must learn and then teach our children that niceness does not equal goodness.
  4. #4
    “Did he bend down and embrace his foster daughter, as he wanted to do? Did he tell her that he was sorry for what was happening to her, to her mother, for what had happened to her brother? Not exactly. He clenched his eyes. Then opened them. He slapped Liesel Meminger squarely in the face. ‘Don’t ever say that!’ His voice was quiet, but sharp.”
  5. #5
    You have the gift of a brilliant internal guardian that stands ready to warn you of hazards and guide you through risky situations.
  6. #6
    “I like that boy, now; I never seen a better boy than that. He’s more a man than any pair of rats of you in this here house, and what I say is this: let me see him that’ll lay a hand on him—that’s what I say, and you may lay to it.”
  7. #7
    “There was a pause, then more words appeared—words I hadn’t known I needed to hear, but once I saw them, I realized I’d been searching my whole life for them. *You were my child. I should have protected you.*
    I lived a lifetime in the moment I read those lines, a life that was not the one I had actually lived. I became a different person, who remembered a different childhood. I didn’t understand the magic of those words then, and I don’t understand it now. I know only this: that when my mother told me she had not been the mother to me that she wished she’d been, she became that mother for the first time.”
  8. #8
    “If any honor existed in war, he concluded, it was in fighting to protect others from harm.”
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  1. #9
    We were, at some time, truly helpless to protect ourselves or solve our problems.
  2. #10
    “You really should stay away from me.”
  3. #11
    “And it is I, Raksha [the Demon], who answer. The man’s cub is mine, Lungri—mine to me! He shall not be killed. He shall live to run with the Pack and to hunt with the Pack; and in the end, look you, hunter of little naked cubs—frog-eater—fish-killer, he shall hunt thee!”
  4. #12
    “It is at moments like these that I know my what my purpose is in life. I am here to love you, to hold you in my arms, to protect you. I am here to learn from you and to receive your love in return. I am here because there is no other place to be.”
  5. #13
    “On its own, being a decent person is no guarantee that you will act well, which brings us back to the one protection we have against demagogues, tricksters, and the madness of crowds . . . : clear and reasoned thinking.”
  6. #14
    “I’ve got the baby here,” Imogene barked at the Wise Men. “Don’t touch him! I named him Jesus.”
  7. #15
    “Indeed I have not seen them roused like this for many an age. We Ents do not like being roused; and we never are roused unless it is clear to us that our trees and our lives are in great danger.”
  8. #16
    “It’s impossible to protect your kids against disappointment in life.”
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