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Definition of Vigilance


  1. The quality or state of being vigilant; forbearance of sleep; wakefulness.
  2. Watchfulness in respect of danger; care; caution; circumspection.
  3. Guard; watch.

Vigilance Quotations

Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty; power is ever stealing from the many to the few.
Wendell Phillips

The thing about tennis is if you stay off for two weeks, or just for three days, you can lose your rhythm quickly. So it's just a question of constant diligence and vigilance.
Venus Williams

May He who holds in his hands the destinies of nations, make you worthy of the favors He has bestowed, and enabled you with pure hearts and hands and sleepless vigilance, to guard and defend to the end of time, the great charge He has committed to your keeping.
J. Reuben Clark

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

Our nation's military and law enforcement personal work hard to protect us. We must thank them for their continued vigilance. Without their sacrifice we would less capable of protecting our nation.
Leonard Boswell
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Vigilance Translations

vigilance in German is Wachsamkeit
vigilance in Swedish is vaksamhet
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