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I always received much more satisfaction as a defense attorney in obtaining an acquittal for a client than I ever have as a D.A. in obtaining a conviction. All my interests and sympathies tend to be on the side of the individual as opposed to the state.
Contempt is the weapon of the weak and a defense against one's own despised and unwanted feelings.
Alice Duer Miller
Every state has not only the right but the duty to make adequate provision for its own defense in the way it thinks best, providing it does not do so at the expense of any other state.
Lester B. Pearson
No state, furthermore, unless it has aggressive military designs such as those which consumed Nazi leaders in the thirties, is likely to divert to defense any more of its resources and wealth and energy than seems necessary.
Lester B. Pearson
As long as every generation rises to its challenges and stands up in defense of liberty - as Americans have done in the past and as our men and women continue to do today - our nation will remain free and strong.
I guess when people ask what is the biggest transition to the NBA from college, it is definitely defense and the mental part.
I learned from Chuck Noll in Pittsburgh that speed and explosiveness on defense is the way to build a team. Both are difficult for your opponent to assimilate in practice and then in games it is even harder to match.
Brave men do not gather by thousands to torture and murder a single individual, so gagged and bound he cannot make even feeble resistance or defense.
Ida B. Wells
The job of the government isn't to go around and try and make people sacrifice, it's to try and make people free. The reason why we have a national defense is to protect our freedoms.
This idea of holding the Defense Department hostage to the tax debate makes me sick to my stomach. Knock it off.
The defense of our democracy against the forces that threaten it from without has made some of its failures to function at home glaringly apparent.
There's something about football that's exciting. The defense is trying to shut you down and you're trying to blow people up.
Robert Griffin III
If we can't find cuts in the defense budget, we're not looking carefully enough.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
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.
The right of self defense never ceases. It is among the most sacred, and alike necessary to nations and to individuals, and whether the attack be made by Spain herself or by those who abuse her power, its obligation is not the less strong.
Today, Jewish defense is an accepted thing.
You know, you don't retreat in the defense of freedom. You don't retreat in the defense of moral government and limited government. You don't retreat because people are going to defend bad things.
Adequate defense has been the catchword of every militarist for centuries.
Frank B. Kellogg
That's how you win - pitching and defense.
While the men of the steel industry were going through blood and gas in defense of their rights and their homes and their families, elsewhere on the far-flung C.I.O. front the hosts of labor were advancing and intelligent and permanent progress was being made.
John L. Lewis
The logical thing is to implement the Arab Defense Agreement.
If I had to resign every time the Cabinet disagrees with me, I could not last as a Defense Minister one week.
So-called defense now absorbs sixty per cent of the national budget, and about twelve per cent of the Gross National Product.
I think all of you know there is no adequate defense against massive nuclear attack.
And, you see, we are living in a world in which all wars are wars of defense.
All War Departments are now Defense Departments. This is all part of the doubletalk of our time. The aggressor is always on the other side.
In the earliest days, this was a project I worked on with great passion because I wanted to solve the Defense Department's problem: it did not want proprietary networking and it didn't want to be confined to a single network technology.
I convened the first-ever national training conference for prosecutors on how to promote and deal with hate crime issues in terms of prosecutions and also protocol for defeating the gay panic defense.
Clearly the Secretary of Defense, my boss, would like nothing better than to get Osama bin Laden and to get... to ensure the complete defeat of al-Qaida, because we know that al-Qaida is planning operations against the United States even as we speak here.
Defense to me is the key to playing baseball.
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