Defense Quotes

The first duty of any Government is to safeguard its people against external aggression. To guarantee the survival of our way of life.

Slander is the revenge of a coward, and dissimulation his defense.

A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.

A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us.

Nations live or die by the way they respond to the particular challenges they face. Those challenges may be internal or external; they may be faced by a nation alone or in concert with other nations; they may come gradually or suddenly. There is no immutable law of nature that says only the unjust will […]

The Soviets have really been quite single-minded. They increased their defense expenditures as we increased ours. And they increased their defense expenditures as we have decreased ours.

That is not to say that we can relax our readiness to defend ourselves. Our armament must be adequate to the needs, but our faith is not primarily in these machines of defense but in ourselves.

Offensive operations, often times, is the “surest”, if not the “only” (in some cases) means of defence.

Education is the cheap defense of nations.

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