Defense Quotes

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.


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

Lawrence Clark Powell

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

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


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

"But love of the wilderness is more than a hunger for what is always beyond reach; it is also an expression of loyalty to the earth which bore us and sustains us, the only home we shall ever know, the only paradise we ever need - if only we had eyes to see." "I come more and more to the conclusion that wilderness, in America or anywhere else, is the only thing left that is worth saving." "The idea of wilderness needs no defense. It only needs more defenders." "Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit."

Edward Abbey

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†
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