Defense Quotes

The best defense against propaganda: more propaganda.

Edward Bernays

A war is never undertaken by the ideal State, except in defense of its honor or its safety.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Acquiring weapons for the defense of Muslims is a religious duty... If I seek to acquire these weapons, I am carrying out a duty.

Osama bin Laden

Let me be clear. Our first line of defense is a simple message: Every group or nation must know, if they sponsor such attacks, our response will be devastating.

George Walker Bush

I wouldn't go to war again as I have done to protect some lousy investment of the bankers. There are only two things we should fight for. One is the defense of our homes and the other is the Bill of Rights. War for any other reason is simply a racket.

Smedley Darlington Butler

The revolution must end and the republic must begin. In our constitution, right must take the place of duty, welfare that of virtue, and self-defense that of punishment. Everyone must be able to prevail and to live according to ones own nature.

Karl Georg Bchner

Within me, and in others, what I seek to know is the darkness and the glory of all humanity. My vulnerability leads me to Truth, which is the ultimate defense.

Vanna Bonta

Her countenance was like a newborn's, just taking everything in without filter or defense.

Vanna Bonta

Wisdom makes a slow defense against trouble, though a sure one in the end.

Oliver Goldsmith

Self-defense is Nature's eldest law.

Dryden, John

A faithful friend is a strong defense; And he that hath found him hath found a treasure.

Louisa May Alcott

The aims of life are the best defense against death.

Primo Levi

The best defense is a good offence

Proverb

There is no line of defense, but a territory of defense and that territory is the whole of the motherland. No inch of the motherland may be abandoned without being soaked in the blood of her sons...

Mustafa Kemal Atatrk

Space exploration is important research to our economic and national defense, and America's space program is a symbol of our success as a scientifically and technologically advanced nation.

Randy Forbes

I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

Barry Goldwater

There is no adequate defense, except stupidity, against the impact of a new idea.

P. W. Bridgman

The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry.

William F. Buckley

Right is its own defense.

Bertolt Brecht

Commonly they must use their feet for defense whose only weapon is their tongue.

Sir Philip Sidney

Irreverence is the champion of liberty and its only sure defense.

Mark Twain

I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

Barry Goldwater

Self-defense is a part of the law of nature; nor can it be denied the community, even against the king himself.

William Barclay

Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

Barry Goldwater
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