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Defense Quotes

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

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I think the environment should be put in the category
of our national security.
Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad.
Otherwise what is there to defend?
- Robert Redford

Everyone has an opinion on many subjects
and is ready to share those opinions -
labeling them as "truth."
Sometimes it is relatively easy
to filter out these opinions.
Upon hearing an ad for the latest
weight-loss powder on late-night TV,
our skepticism leaps to our defense.
However, if we have heard the same opinion for years
from our parents, friends,
government officials, or religious leaders,
we are more likely to believe without questioning
than to raise our filter of skepticism
and ask the hard questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My father never raised his hand to any one of his children,
except in self-defense.
- Fred Allen

 

There are only two things we should fight for.
One is the defense of our homes and the other is the Bill of Rights.
- Smedley Butler

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

The great defense against the air menace
is to attack the enemy's aircraft
as near as possible to their point of departure.
- Winston Churchill

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Humor is just another defense against the universe.
- Mel Brooks

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

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

A nation that continues year after year
to spend more money on military defense
than on programs of social uplift
is approaching spiritual doom.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Bobby Knight told me this: 'There is nothing that a
good defense cannot beat a better offense.'
In other words a good offense wins.
- Dan Quayle

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

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

Since the day of the air, the old frontiers are gone.
When you think of the defense of England you no longer
think of the chalk cliffs of Dover;
you think of the Rhine.
- Stanley Baldwin

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

The sacrifices made by veterans and their willingness
to fight in defense of our nation merit our deep respect and praise -
and to the best in benefits and medical care.
- Sue Kelly

Lawyers claim that their clients have been grossly mistreated,
which is what criminal defense lawyers are paid to do.
- Kenneth Starr

I was learning, as I did in the Ministry of Defense.
I never knew, but I always learned.
- Shimon Peres

It's a failure of national vision when you regard children as weapons,
and talents as materials you can mine,
assay, and fabricate for profit and defense.
- John Hersey

That's how you win - pitching and defense.
- Derek Jeter

A time is marked not so much by ideas that are argued
about as by ideas that are taken for granted.
The character of an era hangs upon what needs no defense.
- Lawrence Lessig

All War Departments are now Defense Departments.
This is all part of the doubletalk of our time.
The aggressor is always on the other side.
- George Wald

We need a defense budget that's big enough to sustain
an increase in the size of the Army.
- James Talent

The attack and our response show just how vital Arizona's
military bases are to the defense of our country.
We need to do everything we can to protect them.
- Jane D. Hull

In my own defense, I wrote a one-man show,
and that to me was more where I fit.
- Christopher Meloni

The Intelligence Committee will also examine present
counterintelligence programs for the Department of Energy,
the National Laboratories, and the Department of Defense.
- Charles Foster Bass

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

Resentment seems to have been given us by nature for a defense,
and for a defense only!
It is the safeguard of justice and the security of innocence.
- Adam Smith

In the present imperialistic milieu there can be no
wars of national self-defense.
- Karl Liebknecht

The moral equation strongly tells everyone who understands freedom,
who understands morality, that Israel is engaging in
a just war in defense of its people and its freedom.
- George Pataki

War is just a racket...
I believe in adequate defense at the coastline and nothing else.
- Smedley Butler

Surely the Department of Defense can and needs to do
a better job of training new and existing first responders
to respond to sexual assaults occurring in the military.
- Louise Slaughter

We've been playing ugly.
Without all of our bodies, we've been kicking it all over the shop,
but fortunately we've been able to make the big buckets
and rely on our defense for once.
- Steve Nash

If we don't start playing better on defense,
it's going to be hard.
We can't just sit there and win shootouts.
- William Thomas

The U.S.
is looking to India as more then just a marketplace
for our defense products,
but as a technology, aerospace and strategic partner
for our future endeavors.
- Kit Bond

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

We will strengthen our security by building missile defense,
restoring our military might, and standing by and strengthening
our intelligence officers.
- Mitt Romney

The extra pass and the extra effort on defense always get the job done.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Today, Jewish defense is an accepted thing.
- Meir Kahane

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

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

I still feel like I can play defense at first base at a very high level.
- Rafael Palmeiro

Education is the cheap defense of nations.
- Edmund Burke

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

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

The judge decided in this case that both the state
and the defense would have the opportunity to respond
to certain kinds of press.
This is one such instance.
- Catherine Crier

The professional study of economics has become ideological brainwashing.
It is a defense of the excesses of the capitalist system.
- David Korten

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

I support development and deployment of a limited national missile defense.
Few if any of our duties surpass our obligation to
provide for the common defense of our nation.
- Joe Lieberman

I voted for the Defense of Marriage Act but I do not
believe we should institutionalize a form of discrimination
against any minority by amending the Constitution.
- Ben Nighthorse Campbell

The means of defense against foreign danger historically
have become the instruments of tyranny at home.
- James Madison

They scored 26 points in three quarters.
That's solid defense.
- Bill Laimbeer

If your basic premise about the fundamental purpose
of our government is that it must provide for the common defense,
then no other position is possible.
- Don Nickles

Truth is the best defense.
- Ward Churchill

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

The Secretary of Defense is not a super General or Admiral.
His task is to exercise civilian control over the Department
for the Commander-in-Chief and the country.
- Donald Rumsfeld

National defense is the sacred duty of the young and all other people.
- Kim Jong Il

Legitimate use of violence can only be that which is
required in self-defense.
- Ron Paul

There can be no defense like elaborate courtesy.
- Edward V. Lucas

I received orders from Congress to proceed to Charleston in South Carolina,
for the purpose of Co'operating with General Lincoln
in the defense of that Capitol.
- Abraham Whipple

When people see the budget, they're going to say,
'Oh, my God, I wanted a tax cut, but I didn't know
what you were going to do to health care and to Medicare and national defense.'
- John Breaux

If a war be undertaken...
before the resources of peace have been tried and proved vain to secure it,
that war has no defense, it is a national crime.
- Charles Eliot Norton

Connecticut's first responders and defense workers
work every day to help us achieve these goals.
- Christopher Dodd

Brave men do not gather by thousands to torture and
murder a single individual,
so gagged and bound he cannot make even feeble resistance or defense.
- Ida B. Wells

The left sees nothing but bigotry and superstition
in the popular defense of the family or in popular
attitudes regarding abortion,
crime, busing, and the school curriculum.
- Christopher Lasch

The only times an Afro-American who was assaulted got
away has been when he had a gun and used it in self-defense.
- Ida B. Wells

We all know how powerful the web can be for raising political money.
Well, if you're game, the Duke Cunningham Legal Defense
Fund is apparently ready to accept your donation.
- Joshua Micah Marshall

And we ask the American people to play an important
part of our layered defense.
We ask for cooperation, patience and a commitment to
vigilance in the face of a determined enemy.
- Janet Napolitano

As a scientist in the field of biological warfare defense,
I have never had any reservations whatsoever about
helping the anthrax investigation in any way that I could.
- Steven Hatfill

It is time we had a defense budget that lives within its means,
accounts for what is truly required in Iraq and provides
the best possible support for all our troops.
- Pete Stark


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