Self-defense is a part of the law of nature; nor can it be denied the community, even against the king himself.
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.
Irreverence is the champion of liberty and its only sure defense.
Commonly they must use their feet for defense whose only weapon is their tongue.
Right is its own defense.
The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry.
Their is no defense against criticism except obscurity.
There is no adequate defense, except stupidity, against the impact of a new idea.
The best defense against propaganda: more propaganda.
Humor is just another defense against the universe.
There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as an habitual sense of humor.
For where the instrument of intelligence is added to brute power and evil will, mankind is powerless in its own defense.
The perversion of the mind is only possible when those who should be heard in its defense are silent.
Our defense is not in our armaments, nor in science, nor in going underground. Our defense is in law and order.
It takes pitching, hitting and defense. Any two can win. All three make you unbeatable
Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense.
Basketball is like war in that offensive weapons are developed first, and it always takes a while for the defense to catch up.
National Missile Defense is of a nature to retrigger a proliferation of weapons, notably nuclear missiles. Everything that goes in the direction of proliferation is a bad direction
The defense budget is more than a piggy bank for people who want to get busy beating swords into pork barrels
Strength lies not in defense but in attack
Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.
Arms in the hands of citizens may be used at individual discretion... in private self-defense.
The idea of wilderness needs no defense, it only needs defenders.
A funeral eulogy is a belated plea for the defense delivered after the evidence is all in.
A government without the power of defense! It is a solecism.