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defense Quotes

25 of the best book quotes about defense
  1. #1
    “I am a servant of the Secret Fire, wielder of the flame of Anor. You cannot pass.The dark fire will not avail you, flame of Udûn. Go back to the Shadow! You cannot pass.”
  2. #2
    “Seth jumped off the bed. Crouching, he scooped up two handfuls from the circle of salt and charged the wiry goblin.”
  3. #3
    “You don’t even know me. Normally it takes someone hours to discover I’m not fit to handle a defense.”
  4. #4
    “The multitude so united in one person is called a COMMONWEALTH; in Latin, CIVITAS. This is the generation of that great LEVIATHAN, or rather, to speak more reverently, of that mortal god to which we owe, under the immortal God, our peace and defence.”
  5. #5
    “LEVIATHAN called a COMMONWEALTH, or STATE (in Latin, CIVITAS), which is but an artificial man, though of greater stature and strength than the natural, for whose protection and defence it was intended; and in which the sovereignty is an artificial soul, as giving life and motion to the whole body.”
  6. #6
    “From this fundamental law of nature, by which men are commanded to endeavour peace, is derived this second law: that a man be willing, when others are so too, as far forth as for peace and defence of himself he shall think it necessary, to lay down this right to all things; and be contented with so much liberty against other men as he would allow other men against himself.”
  7. #7
    “They have not the heart for this battle. So think of your families, think of your homes, and remember it is they you are defending.”
  8. #8
    “You smart-aleck! You have no more right to spit on his religion than you have a right to spit on my religion! Or my lack of it!”
  1. #9
    “I don’t know whether to laugh or cry. He’s lived his whole life like a turtle, within an emotional carapace that makes for the perfect defense: there’s absolutely no way in.”
  2. #10
    “Noble patricians, patrons of my right,
    Defend the justice of my cause with arms.”
  3. #11
    “Wisdom is the warrior’s greatest weapon. When you have wisdom, you are never unarmed, you are never defenseless, and you are never powerless. You need skill to know how to shoot an arrow straight, but only wisdom can teach you how to never need to shoot it.”
  4. #12
    “Joy is what God gives, not what we work up. Laughter is the delight that things are working together for good to those who love God, not the giggles that betray the nervousness of a precarious defense system.”
  5. #14
    “You should hear him talk. I think the rest of him is so small because his brain is so big.”
  6. #15
    “The more you defend a lie, the angrier you become.”
  7. #16
    “Darkness will be your cloak, your shield, your mother’s milk. Darkness will make you strong.”

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  1. #17
    “Indeed I have not seen them roused like this for many an age. We Ents do not like being roused; and we never are roused unless it is clear to us that our trees and our lives are in great danger.”
  2. #18
    “The lion cannot defend himself against snares and the fox cannot defend himself against wolves. Therefore, it is necessary to be a fox to discover the snares and a lion to terrify the wolves.”
  3. #19
    “Fortune . . . shows her power where valour has not prepared to resist her, and thither she turns her forces where she knows that barriers and defences have not been raised to constrain her.”
  4. #20
    “It always makes me want to grab him by the shirt and push him until he lets the girl go.
    But instead, every time, I pretend not to notice.
    What could I do anyway?”
  5. #21
    “In defense of her wounded pride he would have torn the offender to pieces with his own hands. And here that offender was he himself.”
  6. #22
    ″‘You two can do whatever you like. Risa and I broke up this morning. Should I turn off the light when I leave?‘”
  7. #23
    “We are not going back because the principles we defend are principles which endure from one generation to another.”
  8. #24
    “The idea of restraining the legislative authority, in the means for providing for the national defence, is one of those refinements, which owe their origin to a zeal for liberty more ardent than enlightened.”
  9. #25
    “Do you ever think that people who find it tougher to say what they’re feeling are the ones who feel things more intensely? As if they’re the ones who really understand what it means to love someone? As if they have to keep their defenses high, because they care too much and have too much to lose?”
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