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Definition of Preservation

Preservation

  1. The act or process of preserving, or keeping safe; the state of being preserved, or kept from injury, destruction, or decay; security; safety; as, preservation of life, fruit, game, etc.; a picture in good preservation.

Preservation Quotations

The right of nature... is the liberty each man hath to use his own power, as he will himself, for the preservation of his own nature; that is to say, of his own life.
Thomas Hobbes

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Thomas Jefferson

Preservation of one's own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures.
Cesar Chavez

Government has no other end, but the preservation of property.
John Locke

Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men, in all lands, everywhere. Destroy this spirit and you have planted the seeds of despotism around your own doors.
Abraham Lincoln
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Preservation Translations

preservation in French is conservation
preservation in German is Konservierung, Erhaltung
preservation in Swedish is bevarande