Quotations that match 'defies'.

It defies common sense that stores are fined for selling toy guns to children, but someone who isn't even allowed to board an airplane in this country can purchase as many real guns he wants with no questions asked. Carolyn McCarthy
[ Airplane Allowed Asked Board Children Common Country Defies Even Guns Many Purchase Questions Real Selling Sense Someone Stores Toy Wants]
The tendency of the casual mind is to pick out or stumble upon a sample which supports or defies its prejudices, and then to make it the representative of a whole class. Walter Lippmann
[ Casual Class Defies Make Mind Out Pick Prejudices Representative Sample Stumble Supports Tendency Then Upon Which Whole]
It defies all common sense to send that roughneck ward politician back to the White House. Robert Taft
[ Back Common Defies House Politician Send Sense Ward White]
When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death - that is heroism. Robert Green Ingersoll
[ Compromise Death Defies Down Duty Fate Fear Gauntlet Heroism Honor Scorns Throws Will]
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government. B. R. Ambedkar
[ Compared Courageous Defies Government Man More Nothing Political Politician Reformer Social Society Than Tyranny]
It may be that everything the life science companies are telling us will turn out to be right, and there's no problem here whatsoever. That defies logic. Jeremy Rifkin
[ Companies Defies Everything Here Life Logic May Out Problem Right Science Telling Turn Us Whatsoever Will]
But in action, one defies one's character. Daniel Bell
[ Action Character Defies]
I like to be surprised. The best writing is when it defies me, when it starts going a different way than I had planned. Wally Lamb
[ Best Defies Different Going Had Planned Starts Surprised Than Way Writing]