Wisdom makes a slow defense against trouble, though a sure one in the end.
Political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible.
Never make a defence or apology before you be accused.
A faithful friend is a strong defense; And he that hath found him hath found a treasure.
The aims of life are the best defense against death.
The idea of wilderness needs no defense, it only needs defenders.
We have to distrust each other. It is our only defense against betrayal.
For where the instrument of intelligence is added to brute power and evil will, mankind is powerless in its own defense.
Humor is just another defense against the universe.
There is no adequate defense, except stupidity, against the impact of a new idea.
Their is no defense against criticism except obscurity.
The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry.
Right is its own defense.
Commonly they must use their feet for defense whose only weapon is their tongue.
Harsh necessity, and the newness of my kingdom, force me to do such things and to guard my frontiers everywhere.