Defense Quotes

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

Mark Overby

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

George Bush

Strength lies not in defense but in attack

Adolf Hitler

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

Tennessee Williams

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

Bible

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

John Adams

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

Edward Abbey

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

Irvin S. Cobb

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

James Q. Wilson

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

Frank B. Kellogg

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

Gerhard Schroder

Basketball is like war in that offensive weapons are developed first, and it always takes a while for the defense to catch up.

Red Auerbach

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

Mark Davis

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

Lawrence Clark Powell

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.

Aeschylus

Hence that general is skilful in attack whose opponent does not know what to defend; and he is skilful in defense whose opponent does not know what to attack.

Sun Tzu

I think all of you know there is no adequate defense against massive nuclear attack.

George Wald

If it doen't make sense, you should find for the defense.

Johnnie Cochran

If you are going to have to play defense all the time, you cannot have the kind of ingenuity, assertiveness, independence, and intelligence which is what has made our country strong.

Arlen Specter

In battle it is the cowards who run the most risk; bravery is a rampart of defense.

Sallust

In our time political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible.

George Orwell

All might be free if they valued freedom, and defended it as they should.

Samuel Adams

A just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a lawful cause of war.

Sir Francis Bacon

I will tell you what I will do and what I will not do. I will not serve that in which I no longer believe, whether it call itself my home, my fatherland, or my church: and I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can, using for my defense the only arms I allow myself to use --silence, exile and cunning.

James Joyce

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Updated On : May 13, 2013
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