Defense Quotes

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

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

Barry Goldwater

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.

Sallust

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

For there is no defense for a man who, in the excess of his wealth, has kicked the great altar of Justice out of sight.

Aeschylus

Books themselves need no defense. Their spokesmen come and go, their readers live and die, they remain constant.

Lawrence Clark Powell
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