- As the apologist Minucius Felix states, the Egyptian gods had become entirely Roman. - "The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism", Franz Cumont.
- Nor does the better- than- thou woman realize the apologist claim of Lecky that " though she may be the supreme type of vice, she is also the most efficient guardian of virtue. - "Anarchism and Other Essays", Emma Goldman.
- Let me, therefore, be for a page or two the apologist, nay, rather the panegyrist, of the college oarsman, with whom many of my happiest hours have been spent. - "Rowing", Rudolf Chambers Lehmann.