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Definition of Guardian


  1. One who guards, preserves, or secures; one to whom any person or thing is committed for protection, security, or preservation from injury; a warden.
  2. One who has, or is entitled to, the custody of the person or property of an infant, a minor without living parents, or a person incapable of managing his own affairs.
  3. Performing, or appropriate to, the office of a protector; as, a guardian care.

Guardian Quotations

If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
Joseph Addison

The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.
James Madison

Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Liberty is the condition of duty, the guardian of conscience. It grows as conscience grows. The domains of both grow together. Liberty is safety from all hindrances, even sin. So that Liberty ends by being Free Will.
John Acton

We cannot pass our guardian angel's bounds, resigned or sullen, he will hear our sighs.
Saint Augustine
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Guardian Translations

guardian in French is gardeur, tuteur
guardian in Hungarian is gondnok
guardian in Italian is tutore, guardiano
guardian in Latin is curator, custos
guardian in Norwegian is formynder, beskytter
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