Best 667 of Defense quotes - MyQuotes
Ida B. Wells
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.
Wise laws and just restraints are to a noble nation not chains, but chains of mail, -- strength and defense, though something of an incumbrance.
It is very difficult to make a vigorous, plausible, and job-risking defense of an estimate that is derived by no quantitative method, supported by little data, and certified chiefly by the hunches of the managers
The love of books is a love which requires neither justification, apology, nor defense.
The idea of the state is, or should be, a very limited, prescribed idea. The state looks after the defense of the realm, and other matters - raising revenue to pay for things which are for all of us, and so on. That idea has turned turtle now. The state isn't any longer perceived as an institution which exists to serve us.
We teach offense 5-0/5-5 (whole method) and defense by part (1-1/3-3).
I do not believe there are any new objections to be discovered to the truth of Christianity. Men may argue ingeniously against our faith, but what can they say in defense of their own?
Brainy folks were also present in Lyndon Johnson's administration, especially in the Pentagon, where Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara's brilliant 'whiz kids' tried to micro-manage the Vietnam war, with disastrous results.
I will admit that we as young rebels always wanted fundamentalists to understand our take on their religion, but rarely, if ever, the other way around. The fundamentalists are the real artists. If you saw only a masterpiece of an original painting and someone threw a splash of red across it saying that their version is better, you would be offended too.
We urge President Bush to abstain from the National Missile Defense, just as we urge China, India and Pakistan to discontinue their nuclear arsenals.
Anyone who is aware of his environment knows that the peril of physical assault does exist, and that it exists everywhere and at all times.
Professors of literature, who for the most part are genteel but mediocre men, can make but a poor defense of their profession, and the professors of science, who are frequently men of great intelligence but of limited interests and education
Books and beer are the best and worst defense.
The best defense is a well-directed fire from your own guns.
Extol Jewish virtue, modern Zionism and the Israeli Defense Forces.
You can prevent your opponent from defeating you through defense, but you cannot defeat him without taking the offensive.
As we’ve already seen with exfiltrated voter registration databases and the endless methods of poisoning manufacturer updates, manipulating DRE and optical scan machines and bypassing air gap defense, the state election official’s illusion of security is being pummeled by the reality of cyberattack.
...it is a base thing to look to others for your defense instead of depending upon yourself. That defense alone is effectual, sure, and durable which depends upon yourself and your own valor.
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.
But in my defense, I knew enough about her to know I wanted to know everything else; I knew as much about her as she wanted me to know; I knew as much about her as anyone ever knows about anyone. And isn't love just curiosity at the beginning anyway?
Fortunately, our immune system can be improved and empowered to such a point that not only can the harmful microbes be halted and the chemicals detoxified, but also a "stress defense shield" may be built up, which can even drive off the effects of daily stress.
It is important that both Japan and the United States continue to invest very heavily in the alliance to build up our defense.
He that is warm for truth, and fearless in its defense, performs one of the duties of a good man; he strenghtens his own conviction, and guards others from delusion; but steadiness of belief, and boldness of profession, are yet only part of the form of godliness.
Society is an artificial construction, a defense against nature's power.
It was more than a string of letters put together it was a thick cloak in the cold and a strong defense against an enemy It was more than the naked heart on paper it was a way to undress sadness … and sins and an olive branch for the desperate Writing was her prayer and the words were felt.
Between the black box proprietary code, barebones computers we call voting machines and a mass of completely unqualified election officials, our election system is up for grabs to anybody with even a modest interest and some script kiddie capability. The cyber-kinetic attack surface here is wide open.
I tell the truth, and truth is the ultimate defense against libel.
Education is, quite simply, peace-building by another name. It is the most effective form of defense spending there is.
I don't have to run from none of these fighters. If I want to keep my defense tight and break em' down I can.
She lifted her head. "It's easier," she said, slowly, "to be angry on someone else's behalf than on my own. And yet I find I have a well of anger in me, that I have been filling for years from my own hurts. If I spill it out in defense of another, I can deny it's mine.
The full life is filled with vulnerability, not defense. You face whatever feeling there is.
A funeral eulogy is a belated plea for the defense delivered after the evidence is all in.
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.
We are using missile defense to protect our civilians, and they're using their civilians to protect their missiles.
Cut defense spending as part of cutting all federal spending.
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.
In the era of globalization, everything is interconnected. A problem in one part of the world will definitely impact on other parts of the globe. Such phenomenon is also valid for defense and security context. A conflict in a state will bring implications in its neighboring countries or other countries extended in the same region. Therefore, collaborative efforts in tackling common defense and security problems are essentially required.
Ursula K. Le Guin
... the habit of literature [is] the best defense against believing the half-truths of ideologues and the lies of demagogues.
... how quickly we forget the repellant aspects of personality in moments of crisis, which permit the illusion of unity against more dangerous foes.
I was no suffragette, but I was pretty sure the he-can’t-control-himself defense was a big, stinky load of horseshit.
When I was a prosecutor in San Francisco I would get advice on trying cases from public defenders and defense attorneys.
Stephen L. Carter
When you shoot someone who is fleeing, it's not self-defense. It's an execution.
The collaboration between secretaries of state, election officials and the voting system manufacturers on the matter of enforcing this black box proprietary code secrecy with election systems, is nothing less than the commoditization and monetization of American Democracy
In our time political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible.
Art is our defense against hysteria and death.
You have plaintiffs attorneys, you have defense attorneys. So there is no unified bar that will protect a particular judge who has made a courageous decision that's unpopular.
Any defense of common sense must allow that it is revisable.
No matter how we defend ourselves against the outside we're always licked by something from the inside. Ther's no defense against betrayal, and we all betray ourselves.
[T]he strike is inherently dangerous to the rich, and to the corporations who have brought this country to her knees, because it is the only defense the ordinary citizen has.
One of the reasons why this country undertook military action in Iraq was that there are quite a few problems here, and perhaps attention needed to be deflected from those problems. It sometimes seems that the U.S. economy works successfully only if it gets a stimulus from the defense industry. So perhaps in addition to showing the power and the might of the United States internationally, another reason was to help the defense industry and to help the U.S. economy recover.