Defense Quotes

Defense is the stronger form with the negative object, and attack the weaker form with the positive object.

Ernest Hemingway

Defense is superior to opulence.

Adam Smith

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

Malcolm X

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

Mignon McLaughlin

Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men, in all lands, everywhere. Destroy this spirit and you have planted the seeds of despotism around your own doors.

Abraham Lincoln

Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.

Gloria Steinem

Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice; moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

A Jedi uses the Force for knowledge and defense, never for attack.

Frank Oz

All defense secretaries in wartime have, needless to say, made misjudgments.

Bill Kristol

Big league defense is going to get outs most times.

Barry Zito

Defense to me is the key to playing baseball.

Willie Mays

Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

Barry Goldwater

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

To come to know your enemy, first you must become his friend, and once you become his friend, all his defences come down. Then you can choose the most fitting method for his demise.

Tokugawa Ieyasu

We're in greater danger today than we were the day after Pearl Harbor. Our military is absolutely incapable of defending this country.

Ronald Reagan

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

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

Steve Landesberg

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

People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.

Vince Lombardi

Political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible.

George Orwell

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

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

Their is no defense against criticism except obscurity.

Joseph Addison

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

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Updated On : May 13, 2013
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