Defense Quotes

Being briefed only once is a quaint defense. You're either briefed or not briefed.

Mark Davis

As far as missile defense is concerned, a very thorough consultation process is underway.

Gerhard Schroder

Adequate defense has been the catchword of every militarist for centuries.

Frank B. Kellogg

A government without the power of defense! It is a solecism.

James Q. Wilson

A funeral eulogy is a belated plea for the defense delivered after the evidence is all in.

Irvin S. Cobb

The idea of wilderness needs no defense, it only needs defenders.

Edward Abbey

Arms in the hands of citizens may be used at individual discretion... in private self-defense.

John Adams

A faithful friend is a strong defense, and he that hath found such a one hath found a treasure.

Bible

We have to distrust each other. It is our only defense against betrayal.

Tennessee Williams

Strength lies not in defense but in attack

Adolf Hitler

The defense budget is more than a piggy bank for people who want to get busy beating swords into pork barrels

George Bush

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

Jacques Chirac

Often times I have hated in self-defense; if I were stronger I would not have used such a weapon

Kahlil Gibran†

Acquiring weapons for the defense of Muslims is a religious duty. If I have indeed acquired these weapons, then I thank God for enabling me to do so. And if I seek to acquire these weapons, I am carrying out a duty. It would be a sin for Muslims not to try to possess the weapons that would prevent the infidels from inflicting harm on Muslims.

Osama bin Laden

Education must have two foundations --morality as a support for virtue, prudence as a defense for self against the vices of others. By letting the balance incline to the side of morality, you only make dupes or martyrs; by letting it incline to the other, you make calculating egoists.

SĂ©bastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort
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