Quotation Explorer - 'Defence'

Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defence of peace must be constructed. - Unknown
There is always more spirit in attack than in defence. - Titus Livius
The means of defence agst. foreign danger, have been always the instruments of tyranny at home. - James Madison
Nothing 'gainst Times scythe can make defence. - William Shakespeare
But what am I to do? I must have some drug, and reading isn't a strong enough drug now. By writing it all down (all? - no: one thought in a hundred) I believe I get a little outside it. That's how I'd defend it to H. But ten to one she'd see a hole in the defence. - C.S. Lewis
Dogma is a defence against the brain’s capacity for free thought based on the fear that such thought might lead to a scary place. - Joe Blow
It’s so easy to lose faith and become lost in all of the politics of the world. That’s why we need the arts. To sublimate our frustration and anger into something beautiful. Freud called sublimation a virtuous defence mechanism because it is in the arts that we can find our humanity. - Kamand Kojouri
The best defence against misguided arrogance is a keen sense of humour. - Kathryn L. Nelson
It may be said without exaggeration that the mountains made the men; and the men in return fought with passionate courage and energy in defence of their beloved mountains, in whose fastnesses, indeed, they were well-nigh unconquerable. - John F. Baddeley
Gratitude makes the world a softer, kinder place. It softens that brittle shell of defence. There is always something to be grateful for, no matter how small or simple. - Janey Colbourne
Nature: I give to thee for thy defence Thy formidable innocence. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The nearest thing we have to a defence against [the gods] (but there is no real defence) is to be very wide awake and sober and hard at work, to hear no music, never to look at earth or sky, and (above all) to love no one. - C.S. Lewis
Strength lies not in defence but in attack. - Marquis de Acerba
What you owe your critics are your RESULTS not explanations not defence just RESULTS.Evidence terminates Arguments. - Fela Durotoye
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