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.
The preservation of peace and the guaranteeing of man's basic freedoms and rights require courage and eternal vigilance: courage to speak and act - and if necessary, to suffer and die - for truth and justice; eternal vigilance, that the least transgression of international morality shall not go undetected and unremedied. Haile Selassie
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
When you realize the value of all life, you dwell less on what is past and concentrate more on the preservation of the future. Dian Fossey
Government has no other end, but the preservation of property. John Locke