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Defenses Quotes

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People who work together will win,
whether it be against complex football defenses,
or the problems of modern society.
- Vince Lombardi

Related topics: Motivational Cooperation Teamwork

I think humor is a very serious thing.
I use it as a way of weakening the reader's defenses
so that I can more easily take him to something more.
- William Collins

Wars begin in the minds of men, and in those minds,
love and compassion would have built the defenses of peace.
- U. Thant

We live in a dangerous world where rogue nations are
developing longer range missiles.
We have to make a strong effort at developing defenses against this threat.
- Jim Saxton

 

We must maintain strong defenses, military and spiritual.
- Prescott Bush

It would be a lot different for me because there is
a lot of information that you need to know about as a player.
How pitchers are pitching you, how defenses are playing,
certain situations about certain pitchers.
- Ernie Banks

People break down after a couple of hours.
All the defenses go down, and there's a kind of communication
that if I spent 20 years in a living room with one of these people,
I would never, never know as much about them as I do in that one day.
- Lee Grant

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I think I've got an outstanding defensive assistant
staff that's really going to help us have consistent,
strong defenses.
And offensively, we have an excellent staff.
We've got some younger guys on offense,
but that's what I coach and have my entire coaching career.
- Steve Spurrier

You can also make explicit certain social problems which,
again, would be prejudged or not encountered at all in real life,
because people have set up defenses against it.
Fantasy allows you to get past defenses.
- Elizabeth Moon

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There is nothing so skillful in its own defense as imperious pride.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

We do not need to eat animals, wear animals,
or use animals for entertainment purposes,
and our only defense of these uses is our pleasure,
amusement, and convenience.
- Gary L. Francione

The backbone of our nation's domestic defense against
terrorist attacks will continue to be the men and women
in local law enforcement and emergency services.
- Saxby Chambliss

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

There's no excuse for skimping on national defense
when the country is at war.
- Bill Nelson

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

It is hard for a black man to just be himself.
We spend so much time in defense of something that
is indefensible because there is nothing to defend.
- Kevin Eubanks

Teacher unions are an interest group that acts in defense of their own interests,
which means the union bosses' interests,
not the members.
- Peter Brimelow

Adequate defense has been the catchword of every militarist for centuries.
- Frank B. Kellogg

If you see a defense team with dirt and mud on their
backs they've had a bad day.
- John Madden

Spending on programs such as national defense and funding
the operating budgets of all federal agencies represent
only 39 percent of our yearly budget,
an all-time low.
- Paul Gillmor

The ABA works tirelessly in its efforts involving the first line of defense:
the prevention of burn injuries.
- Richard Neal

The only defense is offense, which means that you have
to kill more women and children more quickly than the
enemy if you wish to save yourselves.
- Stanley Baldwin

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

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

The idea of wilderness needs no defense,
it only needs defenders.
- Edward Abbey

You have to play defense, that's how you win.
- Peter Bondra

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

Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice.
And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
- Barry Goldwater

The jury could get the case as early as next week,
but the defense says they just want to introduce one
last-minute load of crap.
- Bill Maher

Are we at last brought to such humiliating and debasing degradation,
that we cannot be trusted with arms for our defense?
- Patrick Henry

The nation's obligation to her defenders is as old as that defense itself.
- Steve Buyer

When I come off the bench, I'm looking to add energy,
and then I play defense and rebound.
Also, at the end of the game, I have the experience
to go out there and help us win.
- Sue Wicks

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

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

It is essential that all Americans take the time to
honor and remember those individuals who gave their
lives in defense of our liberty.
- Charles Schumer

In '82 Brazil showed that you can't win the World Cup without a solid defense.
- Alan Hansen

If you are going to have to play defense all the time,
you cannot have the kind of ingenuity,
assertiveness, independence, and intelligence which
is what has made our country strong.
- Arlen Specter

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

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

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

Last year, Congress gave the Department of Defense
the authority to design a new civilian personnel system
for its employees as part of the defense authorization bill.
- Norm Dicks

America needs to be defended.
We need missile defense to better police the skies over the United States.
- Rudy Giuliani

It's always great when a defense is able to create turnovers and score.
That's something we missed last year.
We'd get some turnovers, but we never scored points.
- Nick Ferguson

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

Being briefed only once is a quaint defense.
You're either briefed or not briefed.
- Mark Davis

Each and every Notary Public plays a crucial role in
combating identity theft.
They serve as our front line of defense and the public
is safer because of the job they do.
- Ken Salazar

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

What postmodernism gives us instead is a multicultural
defense for male violence -
a defense for it wherever it is,
which in effect is a pretty universal defense.
- Catharine MacKinnon

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

I think I came to see Islam, or at least one part of Islam,
as an important defense mechanism against the commercialization of the world.
- Peter Jennings

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

I want each and every West Virginian to have bragging rights.
I want to stop playing defense and start playing offense.
So, together, let us grab the reins of history.
- Joe Manchin III

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

Without comedy as a defense mechanism I wouldn't be able to survive.
- Garry Shandling

The only defensible war is a war of defense.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

I get a kick out of watching a team defense me.
A player moves two steps in one direction and I hit
it two steps the other way.
It goes right by his glove and I laugh.
- Rod Carew

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

A little tough talk in the midst of a campaign or as
part of a presidential debate cannot obscure a record
of 30 years of being on the wrong side of defense issues.
- Dick Cheney

The defense of our rights and our dignity,
as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome
by the feeling of hatred -
this is the road we have chosen.
- Lech Walesa


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