I really believe my greatest service is in the many unwise steps I prevent.
Our purpose in Vietnam is to prevent the success of aggression. It is not conquest, it is not empire, it is not foreign bases, it is not domination. It is, simply put, just to prevent the forceful conquest of South Vietnam by North Vietnam.
In a litigation-happy society, clear agreements often prevent small disagreements from becoming big ones.
A destruction, an annihilation that only man can provoke, only man can prevent.
My kingdom is not of this world. If it were, my servants would fight to prevent my arrest by the Jews. But now my kingdom is from another place.
Judgements prevent us from seeing the good that lies beyond appearances.
But whether the Constitution really be one thing, or another, this much is certain - that it has either authorized such a government as we have had, or has been powerless to prevent it. In either case, it is unfit to exist.
The checks and balances is a way to prevent government from either devolving into an autocratic tyranny or an autocratic mob mentality.
The biggest reason we want autonomous cars is to prevent accidents.
It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.
The goal of the eight Benghazi committees, one of which produced and nurtured 'emailgate,' has been clear from the start: to prevent Hillary Clinton from becoming president of the United States.
Better ways to diagnose, treat and prevent E. coli 0157:H7 infections are badly needed.
The center-right alternative media has been playing a passable prevent defense, constantly saying 'That's not right' for consistently biased reporting.
Reaction - a boat which is going against the current but which does not prevent the river from flowing on.
The passengers in our microbiome contain at least four million genes, and they work constantly on our behalf: they manufacture vitamins and patrol our guts to prevent infections; they help to form and bolster our immune systems, and digest food.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Nonetheless, Article 5 makes clear that if an Iraqi civilian who is not a member of the armed forces, has engaged in attacks on Coalition forces, the Geneva Convention permits the use of more coercive interrogation approaches to prevent future attacks.
How can you prevent an attack by returning foreign fighters if you are not cognizant of their names and links to ISIS?
I think that that's the wisest thing - to prevent illness before we try to cure something.
You can't defend. You can't prevent. The only thing you can do is detect and respond.