Defense Quotes

Humor is just another defense against the universe.

Mel Brooks

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

Dante Alighieri

The best defense is a good offence


The aims of life are the best defense against death.

Primo Levi

A faithful friend is a strong defense; And he that hath found him hath found a treasure.

Louisa May Alcott

Never make a defence or apology before you be accused.

Charles I

Self-defense is Nature's eldest law.

Dryden, John

Wisdom makes a slow defense against trouble, though a sure one in the end.

Oliver Goldsmith

We are confident that we can penetrate any enemy defenses with our missiles. We know that we are more than the equal of any nation in the world.

Robert Mcnamara

A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.

Edward Abbey

Self-defense is a part of the law of nature; nor can it be denied the community, even against the king himself.

William Barclay

The tree of liberty could not grow were it not watered with the blood of tyrants.

Bertrand Barere de Vieuzac

The first step in saving our liberty is to realize how much we have already lost, how we lost it, and how we will continue to lose it unless fundamental political changes occur.

James Bovard

He who would be free must strike the first blow.

Frederick Douglass

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

Barry Goldwater

For a people who are free, and who mean to remain so, a well organized and armed militia is their best security.

Thomas Jefferson

Irreverence is the champion of liberty and its only sure defense.

Mark Twain

Our capacity to retaliate must be, and is, massive in order to deter all forms of aggression.

Dulles, John Foster

Harsh necessity, and the newness of my kingdom, force me to do such things and to guard my frontiers everywhere.


Commonly they must use their feet for defense whose only weapon is their tongue.

Sir Philip Sidney

Right is its own defense.

Bertolt Brecht

The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry.

William F. Buckley

There is no adequate defense, except stupidity, against the impact of a new idea.

P. W. Bridgman

Her countenance was like a newborn's, just taking everything in without filter or defense.

Vanna Bonta

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Updated On : May 13, 2013
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