Defense Quotes

All defense secretaries in wartime have, needless to say, made misjudgments.

Bill Kristol

A Jedi uses the Force for knowledge and defense, never for attack.

Frank Oz

The best defense is a good offence

Proverb

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

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.

Gloria Steinem

Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men, in all lands, everywhere. Destroy this spirit and you have planted the seeds of despotism around your own doors.

Abraham Lincoln

Defense is superior to opulence.

Adam Smith

Defense is the stronger form with the negative object, and attack the weaker form with the positive object.

Ernest Hemingway

A tree never hits an automobile except in self defense.

American Proverb

Advances in technology will continue to reach far into every sector of our economy. Future job and economic growth in industry, defense, transportation, agriculture, health care, and life sciences is directly related to scientific advancement.

Christopher Bond

Contempt is the weapon of the weak and a defense against one's own despised and unwanted feelings.

Alice Miller

When you have nothing to say, say nothing; a weak defense strengthens your opponent, and silence is less injurious than a bad reply.

Charles Caleb Colton

Rumors are seen as crimes committed by third parties. They are perfect crimes and leave not the slightest trace and require no weapons whatsoever--the defense is left without a leg to stand on.

JEAN-NOEL KAPFERER

Evil is the shadow of angel. Just as there are angels of light, support, guidance, healing and defense, so we have experiences of shadow angels. And we have names for them: racism, sexism, homophobia are all demons- but they're not out there.

Matthew Fox

For as long as this nation has known war, we have embraced the heroes it has produced. Americans have rightfully noted the honor and nobility of courage under hostile fire and thanked those who perished in their defense.

James T. Walsh

Contempt is the weapon of the weak and a defense against one's own despised and unwanted feelings

Alice Duer Miller

In any conflict, your fate will depend on your action. Do not destroy oil wells, a source of wealth that belongs to the Iraqi people. Do not obey any command to use weapons of mass destruction against anyone, including the Iraqi people. War crimes will be prosecuted. War criminals will be punished. And it will be no defense to say, "I was just following orders."

George Walker Bush

You ever notice the first thing someone says when they can't find something is that it was stolen? They say "who stole it?!". It's an ego defense. They can't stand the fact that they might have been stupid enough to have lost something.

George Denis Patrick Carlin

The Royal Navy of England hath ever been its greatest defense and ornament; it is its ancient and natural strength; the floating bulwark of the island.

William Blackstone

Every time our execution failed, we responded with our defense.

Tayshaun Prince

Yes, no matter how we defend ourselves against the outside were always licked by something from the inside. Theres no defense against betrayal, and we all betray ourselves.

Alfred Bester

Their is no defense against criticism except obscurity.

Joseph Addison

The problem in defense is how far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

The longer the life the more the offense, the more the offense the more the pain, the more the pain the less defense and the less defense the less the gain.

Sir T. Wyatt
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