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  1. Latin Proverb:

    Be on your guard against a silent dog and still water.

  2. Angelino Alfano:

    We have done everything necessary, within the limits of possibility, to guard against the threat.

  3. Friedrich Nietzsche:

    And be on they guard against the good and the just They would fain curcify those who devise their own virtue -- they hate the lonesome ones.

  4. Benno C. Schmidt, Jr.:

    Yale's greatness carries an urgent need to guard against the fall of excellence into exclusivity, of refinement into preciousness, of elegance into class and convention.

  5. Barack Obama:

    Democracy can buckle when we give in to fear, so just as we, as citizens, must remain vigilant against external aggression, we must guard against a weakening of the values that make us who we are.

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