Defense Quotes

If you want team play, you must stress defense. Defense makes players unselfish.

John Brady

The nation's obligation to her defenders is as old as that defense itself.

Steve Buyer

Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense.

Mark Overby

For target shooting, that's okay. Get a license and go to the range. For defense of the home, that's why we have police departments.

James Brady

A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.

Martin Luther King Jr

The perversion of the mind is only possible when those who should be heard in its defense are silent.

Archibald MacLeish

A little tough talk in the midst of a campaign or as part of a presidential debate cannot obscure a record of 30 years of being on the wrong side of defense issues.

Dick Cheney

Education is the cheap defense of nations

Edmund Burke

A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained in arms, is the best most natural defense of a free country.

James Madison

Only those who are ideologically opposed to†military†programs think of the defense budget as the first and best place to get resources for social welfare needs.

Herman Kahn

Never make a defense or an apology until you are accused.

King Charles I

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

Unknown

Self-defense is the clearest of all laws, and for this reason: lawyers didn't make it.

Douglass Jerrold

For where the instrument of intelligence is added to brute power and evil will, mankind is powerless in its own defense.

Dante Alighieri

Power in defense of freedom is greater than power in behalf of tyranny and oppression.

Malcolm X

There is no defense against adverse fortune which is so effectual as an habitual sense of humor.

Thomas W. Higginson

A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles.

Mignon McLaughlin

A faithful friend is a strong defense: and he that hath found such an one hath found a treasure

Ecclesiasticus 6:14

Feminism is hated because women are hated. Anti-feminism is a direct expression of misogyny; it is the political defense of women hating.

Andrea Dworkin

Humor is just another defense against the universe.

Mel Brooks

In the earliest days, this was a project I worked on with great passion because I wanted to solve the Defense Department's problem: it did not want proprietary networking and it didn't want to be confined to a single network technology.

Vinton Cerf

To make the distinction unmistakably clear: Civilization is the vital force in human history; culture is that inert mass of institutions and organizations which accumulate around and tend to drag down the advance of life; Civilization is Giordano Bruno facing death by fire; culture is the Cardinal Bellarmino, after ten years of inquisition, sending Bruno to the stake in the Campo di Fiori; Civilization is Sartre; culture Cocteau; Civilization is mutual aid and self-defense; culture is the judge, the lawbook and the forces of Law & Ordure (sic); Civilization is uprising, insurrection, revolution; culture is the war of state against state, or of machines against people, as in Hungary and Vietnam; Civilization is tolerance, detachment and humor, or passion, anger, revenge; culture is the entrance examination, the gas chamber, the doctoral dissertation and the electric chair; Civilization is the Ukrainian peasant Nestor Makhno fighting the Germans, then the Reds, then the Whites, then the Reds again; culture is Stalin and the Fatherland; Civilization is Jesus turning water into wine; culture is Christ walking on the waves; Civilization is a youth with a Molotov cocktail in his hand; culture is the Soviet tank or the L.A. cop that guns him down; Civilization is the wild river; culture, 592,000 tons of cement; Civilization flows; culture thickens and coagulates, like tired, sick, stifled blood.

Edward Abbey

What I need is a good defense 'Cause I'm feeling like a criminal And I need to be redeemed To the one I've sinned against Because he's all I ever knew of love.

Fiona Apple Maggart

Within the state we have made defense of the individual the obligation of the whole community, and by that fact have established such preponderance of power on the side of the law that it could never be good business to challenge it. And that fact has, in large measure, swept highwaymen from the roads and pirates from the seas.

Sir Norman Angell
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