Defiles: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations DefencesSince wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defences of peace must be constructed.ndash;AnonymousEducation is the cheap defence of nations.ndash;Edmund BurkeAfter all, the Bible must be its own argument and defence. The power of it can never be proved unless it is felt. The authority of it can never be supported unless it is manifest. The light of it can never be demonstrated unless it shines.ndash;H. J. Van DykeA government without the power of defence! It is a solecism.ndash;James WilsonDefences ndash; DefendingDefend your limitations and you own them!ndash;AnonymousThey defend their errors as if they were defending their inheritance.ndash;Edmund BurkeWe defend and we build a way of life, not for America alone, but for all mankind.ndash;Franklin D. RooseveltDefences ndash; DefenseYou work for a defense contractor if all your friends who went to business school have their own window office and secretary, and still make more than you do.ndash;AnonymousI do plainly and ingenuously confess that I am guilty of corruption, and do renounce all defense. I beseech your Lordships to be merciful to a broken reed.ndash;Francis BaconThere is no adequate defense, except stupidity, against the impact of a new idea.ndash;P. W. Bridgman
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