Defense Quotes

"Indulging in a bit of pseudoscience in some instances may be relatively innoc...

"Indulging in a bit of pseudoscience in some instances may be relatively innocuous, but the problem is that doing so lowers your defenses against more dangerous delusions that are based on similar confusions and fallacies." -Michael Specter
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"The best offense is a great d...

"The best offense is a great defense, however the effective offense is one that hits back."- M.F.
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"Whatโ€™s different from Watergate is not ...

"Whatโ€™s different from Watergate is not the nature of the misconduct, but the shamelessness of the defense." - Nicholas Kristof
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 15
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Time to think is the best offen...

Time to think is the best offense to problems, Quick thinking is the best defense. - Kevin Houseworth
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 05
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"We are unable, at certain times, to bring into consciousness with suf...

"We are unable, at certain times, to bring into consciousness with sufficient force the memory of the suffering and humiliation of even a week or a month ago. We are without defense against the first drink." - Bill W
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 09
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"Humor is just anoth...

"Humor is just another defense against the universe." โ€” Mel Brooks
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 23
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Safety is the most basic task of all. Wit...

Safety is the most basic task of all. Without sense of safety, no growth can take place. Without safety, all energy goes to defense
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We need patience to protect our peace of mind, our compassionate mind. Patience ...

We need patience to protect our peace of mind, our compassionate mind. Patience is part of our defense, as is forgiveness. Enemies and troublemakers are helpful in that they give us the opportunity to exercise patience and forgiveness. Dalai Lama
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Perimeter defense may not...

Perimeter defense may not matter if the enemy is inside the gates. - Robert Mueller
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 28
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โ€œPeople who work together will win, whether...

โ€œPeople who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.โ€ - Vince Lombardi
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"Solitude is a defense mechanism in a ...

"Solitude is a defense mechanism in a world that does not deserve to be saved." - Robert Ferguson, Alone in America, p. 85
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 23
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"There are four boxes to be used in the de...

"There are four boxes to be used in the defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury and ammo. Please use in that order." - Larry McDonald
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 14
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"Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the...

"Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defenses of peace must be constructed." - The Preamble to the Constitution of UNESCO.
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We must own up to the fact that laws and regulations alone c...

We must own up to the fact that laws and regulations alone cannot produce a civilized society. Morality is societyโ€™s first line of defense against uncivilized behavior. -- Walter Williams
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There is no intensity of love or feeling that does not involv...

There is no intensity of love or feeling that does not involve the risk of crippling hurt. It is a duty to take this risk, to love and feel without defense or reserve. โ€“ William S. Burroughs
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 01
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"Just as the body can, given time and rest, heal itself from injury, so, too, does the mi...

"Just as the body can, given time and rest, heal itself from injury, so, too, does the mind have its own defenses. The chief among these is oblivion: the merciful darkness that shields mind and memory from the greatest of horrors." - Jack Walters, Dark Corners of the Earth
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 25
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"Nothing, I keep other people awake at...

"Nothing, I keep other people awake at night" -Secretary of Defense Gen. Mattis when asked what keeps him awake at night.
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 01
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"A nation that continues year after year to spend more...

"A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death." Martin Luther King Jr.
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 23
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Kill time before it...

Kill time before it kills you, its only self defense. - unknown
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โ€œa nation that continues year after year to spend mor...

โ€œa nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doomโ€ -Martin Luther King
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 20
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"Research is to see what everybody has seen and think what...

"Research is to see what everybody has seen and think what nobody has thought." -Albert Szent-Gyorgyi (Bioelectronics: A Study in Cellular Regulations, Defense, and Cancer, Part 2)
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"The problem in defense is how far you can g...

"The problem in defense is how far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without" - Dwight Eisenhower
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"I wouldn't go to war again as I have done to protect some lousy investment of the banke...

"I wouldn't go to war again as I have done to protect some lousy investment of the bankers. There are only two things we should fight for. One is the defense of our homes and the other is the Bill of Rights. War for any other reason is simply a racket." - Smedley Butler
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"..if one side was just, it'd be called defense o...

"..if one side was just, it'd be called defense or suppression. But this is war, and wars happen because both side are just." - Hidetomo Kajomaru, Bleach
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 21
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"Iโ€™m Sonny Liston. Iโ€™m Jack Dempsey. Thereโ€™s never been anyone like me. Iโ€™m from their cl...

"Iโ€™m Sonny Liston. Iโ€™m Jack Dempsey. Thereโ€™s never been anyone like me. Iโ€™m from their cloth. There is no one who can match me. My style is impetuous, my defense is impregnable, and Iโ€™m the ferocious. I want his heart! I want to eat his children! Praise be Allah!" -M. Tyson
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 26
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"Life is a confidence trick we must run on ourselves, hoping we do not catc...

"Life is a confidence trick we must run on ourselves, hoping we do not catch on to any monkey business that would have us stripped of our defense mechanisms and standing stark naked before the silent, starring void." -Thomas Ligotti
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"A government which has come to value its own secrets more than it does the lives of ...

"A government which has come to value its own secrets more than it does the lives of its citizens has become a tyranny, whether you call it a republic, a monarchy, or anything else!" -William Thompson (defense attorney involved in the Sacco & Vanzetti case)
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โ€œThere is no intensity of love or feeling that does not involv...

โ€œThere is no intensity of love or feeling that does not involve the risk of crippling hurt. It is a duty to take this risk, to love and feel without defense or reserve.โ€ - William S. Burroughs
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 23
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"The best...

"The best defense is no offense."
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 19
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"A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives ...

"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 a defense of custom."
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 10
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"I believe in adequate defense a...

"I believe in adequate defense at the coastline and nothing else." -Smedley Butler (on interventionism)
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Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of f...

Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth): Make the growth choice a dozen times a day. --Abraham Maslow
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 12
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โ€œCivil government, so far as it is instituted for the security of property,...

โ€œCivil government, so far as it is instituted for the security of property, is in reality instituted for the defense of the rich against the poor, or of those who have some property against those who have none at all.โ€ - Adam Smith
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 08
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โ€œMillions for defense, ...

โ€œMillions for defense, but not one cent for tribute" -Robert Goodloe Harper
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 19
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"A nation that continues year after year to spend more ...

"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.
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 22
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