Defense Quotes

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Defense Quotes

Defense is superior to opulence.

Adam Smith

Your defense will save you on the nights that your offense isn’t working.

Adolph Rupp

Our defense is not in our armaments, nor in science, nor in going underground. Our defense is in law and order.

Albert Einstein

Innocence is its own defense.

Benjamin Franklin

The purpose of education is to teach a defense against eloquence.

Bertrand Russell

Defense is attack, attack is defense, each being the cause and result of the other.

Bruce Lee

Defense is the first act of war.

Byron Katie

The best form of defense is attack.

Carl von Clausewitz

Defense can’t guard two things in a row.

Chuck Daly

Defense doesn’t break down on the help, it breaks down on the recovery.

Chuck Daly

The best defense is not to offend.

Chuck Norris

The best defense is a well-directed fire from your own guns.

David Farragut

Defense involves three things: courage, energy, intelligence.

Don Meyer

Self-defense is the clearest of all laws, and for this reason: lawyers didn’t make it.

Douglas William Jerrold

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

Defense wins championships. A good offense is beat by a good defense, always.

Eric Bolling

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

Ernest Hemingway

Any defense of common sense must allow that it is revisable.

Ernest Sosa

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

Frank B. Kellogg

Preparation for defense is an inalienable prerogative of a sovereign state.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The core of our defense is the faith we have in the institutions we defend.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The best defense against terrorism is a strong offensive against terrorists. That work continues.

George W. Bush

The best defense is a good offense.

Jack Dempsey

If you want team play, you must stress defense. Defense makes players unselfish.

John Brady

Self-defense is Nature’s eldest law.

John Dryden

The only defense against the world is a thorough knowledge of it.

John Locke

Defense is a definite part of the game, and a great part of defense is learning to play it without fouling.

John Wooden

My philosophy of defense is to keep the pressure on an opponent until you get to his emotions.

John Wooden

The best defense is a confusing offense.

Kimberly Pauley

Self-defense…is the only honourable course where there is unreadiness for self-immolation.

Mahatma Gandhi

To me, defense is a mental attitude. It takes will and heart to go out there and lock your man up.

Michael Finley

Defense is one man guarding the ball and four others helping him.

Mike Krzyzewski

The defense of marriage is the defense of freedom. Neither of which is obsolete.

Nancy Pearcey

The best defense against democracy is to distract people.

Noam Chomsky

Great defense consists of 3 R’s: read, react, and rotate.

Peter P. Carr

To those who don’t think defense is important, you’ll get the best seat on the bench.

Rick Majerus

The best defense against partisanship is expertise.

Roger Angell

A stronger defense is an investment in peace.

Ronald Reagan

Self-defense is not only our right; it is our duty.

Ronald Reagan

Self-defense is not just a set of techniques; it’s a state of mind, and it begins with the belief that you are worth defending.

Rorion Gracie

The only defense against evil, violent people is good people who are more skilled at violence.

Rory Miller

The best defense for any group of people is what we do to defend other people.

Russell Simmons

Defense is a lot more natural to me than offense.

Scott Rolen

Art is our defense against hysteria and death.

Theodore Roethke

The best defense of democracy is an informed electorate.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Thomas Wentworth Higginson

Truth is the best defense.

Ward Churchill

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