Defense Quotes

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

Political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible.

George Orwell

Honesty is the best policy, but insanity is a better defense.

Steve Landesberg

A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defense of custom. But the tumult soon subsides. Time makes more converts than reason.

Thomas Paine

In our time political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible.

George Orwell

In battle it is the cowards who run the most risk; bravery is a rampart of defense.


If it doen't make sense, you should find for the defense.

Johnnie Cochran

I think all of you know there is no adequate defense against massive nuclear attack.

George Wald

Hence that general is skilful in attack whose opponent does not know what to defend; and he is skilful in defense whose opponent does not know what to attack.

Sun Tzu
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