Quotes of maintained

  1. We have managed to acquire $13 trillion of debt on our balance sheet. In my view we have nothing to show for it. We haven't invested in our roads, our bridges, our waste -water systems, our sewer systems. We haven't even maintained the assets that our parents and grandparents built for us. – Michael Bennett
  2. As a revelation from God, they have stood the test of many ages; and as such maintained their ground against every species of enemy, and every mode of attack. Truth is mighty, and must prevail. – Adam Clarke
  3. In a high school, the norms act to hold down the achievements of those who are above average, so that the school's demands will be at a level easily maintained by the majority. – James S. Coleman
  4. Civilization is maintained by a very few people in a small number of places and we need only some bombs and a few prisons to blot it out altogether. – Cyril Connolly
  5. Temporary success can be achieved in spite of lack of other fundamental qualities, but no advancements can be maintained without hard work. – William Feather
  6. The Gospel having spread itself into Persia, the pagan priests, who worshipped the sun, were greatly alarmed, and dreaded the loss of that influence they had hitherto maintained over the people's minds and properties. – John Foxe
  7. Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained – James A. Garfield
  8. The real amazing thing about all of this is I think I've maintained the mentality of a musician throughout it all, which I'm proudest of. And I'm still playing on people's records and singing on people's records. – Vince Gill
  9. Time cools, time clarifies; no mood can be maintained quite unaltered through the course of hours. – Thomas Mann
  10. If peace cannot be maintained with honour, it is no longer peace. – John Russell
  11. Everything deep is also simple and can be reproduced simply as long as its reference to the whole truth is maintained But what matters is not what is witty but what is true. – Albert Schweitzer
  12. The proposition of an established classification of states as slave states and free states, as insisted on by some, and into northern and southern, as maintained by others, seems to me purely imaginary, and of course the supposed equilibrium of those classes a mere conceit. – William H. Seward
  13. Violence can only be concealed by a lie, and the lie can only be maintained by violence. Any man who has once proclaimed violence as his method is inevitably forced to take the lie as his principle. – Alexander Solzehnitsyn
  14. Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained It will never be achieved by passivity and quietism. – Dorothy Thompson
  15. Man will never understand woman and vice versa. We are oil and water. An equal level can never be maintained as one will always excel where the other doesn't, and that breeds resentment. – Dionne Warwick

Usage examples for maintained

  1. He maintained his calm tone of mild authority. – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  2. " We have too much and too long maintained a good policy," said Guizot afterward. – The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17 by Charles Francis Horne
  3. Now, however, that war has permitted the use of such remedies, physicians have found that they can, to advantage, force the patients to will and that once the will has been recalled into action, its energy can be maintained – Health Through Will Power by James J. Walsh
  4. Have I not maintained you, and put it in your power to maintain your family? – Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences by Arthur L. Hayward
  5. The air pressure in the tube is still maintained while the rod is drawn away as shown by i. – A Handbook of Laboratory Glass-Blowing by Bernard D. Bolas
  6. How is the unity maintained – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto
  7. Rose maintained her point. – A Houseful of Girls by Sarah Tytler
  8. So he maintained himself by teaching Hebrew, Latin, Greek, and French, and by writing. – Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ by Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
  9. " I take my stand on fact, not theory," stoutly maintained Sir Charles, " and I am satisfied I am right." – The Rome Express by Arthur Griffiths
  10. Something like an opposite argument, but with a like view, had been maintained by others on this subject. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) by Thomas Clarkson
  11. In the meantime they were maintained without any charge to him, and were kept under an excellent discipline to which he could not have ventured to subject them. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  12. The Society regularly maintained missionary churches and missionary priests throughout the colonies. – The Development of Religious Liberty in Connecticut by M. Louise Greene, Ph. D.
  13. I have had but the slightest experience with children, but there could be no doubt of this if its figure was to be maintained – Ruggles of Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson
  14. Nearly all that day we maintained a line of battle confronting the pursuing enemy. – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
  15. Block maintained his attitude of silent protest. – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  16. It is not maintained that credit needs to be based on physical goods, but it is maintained that credit is based on values, which are generally not the value of a sum of gold. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  17. It maintained what it found. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  18. Let baby absolutely alone while sleeping, and let this rule be maintained even if some important guest must be disappointed. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  19. " But I do," Brinnaria maintained I do not feel safe with Calvaster anywhere about." – The Unwilling Vestal by Edward Lucas White
  20. I actually heard this argument maintained on board the steamer which brought me back to France. – The Roman Question by Edmond About