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Fighting corruption is not just good governance. It's self-defense. It's patriotism.
The two most important things to do for self-defense are not to take a martial arts class or get a gun, but to think like the opposition and know where you're most at risk.
When you shoot someone who is fleeing, it's not self-defense. It's an execution.
Every war when it comes, or before it comes, is represented not as a war but as an act of self-defense against a homicidal maniac.
I was very unique as a child, dressed a certain way, acted a certain way, didn't fit in with everybody. So I immediately got picked on, especially around the age of 12 and 13, when you start going to junior high and start mingling with the older kids. To counteract that, strictly for self-defense, I wanted to get bigger.
At what point is someone precluded from availing themselves of the justification of self-defense because of their own poor judgment or bad behavior?
I strongly believe that the Second Amendment creates an individual right to possess and use guns for purposes of both hunting and self-defense.
Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.
Legitimate use of violence can only be that which is required in self-defense.
Finally, is not liberty the restricting of the law only to its rational sphere of organizing the right of the individual to lawful self-defense; of punishing injustice?
All art is an intensely vulnerable gesture, and it is made with no small amounts of risk, and fear. So, I have plenty of sympathy for self-defense mechanisms, especially among artists.
The only times an Afro-American who was assaulted got away has been when he had a gun and used it in self-defense.
Ida B. Wells
In silence - and in self-defense - I figured things out in my own little way.
The Black Panther party of Self-Defense is a revolutionary party.
I learned to cook in self-defense. My wife doesn't know what a kitchen is. In the first month of our marriage, she broiled lamb chops 26 nights in a row. Then I took over. I used to mind her not caring about food, but no more - as long as I can eat what I want.
My father never raised his hand to any one of his children, except in self-defense.
I only direct in self-defense.
Lying is an elementary means of self-defense.
You do not have the right to take another human's life, unless it's in strict self-defense.
The Second Amendment does protect the right to people to possess weapons for self-defense in the home. That's what the Supreme Court said.
The degree to which you're peculiar and different is the degree to which you must learn to hear people thinking. Just in self-defense you have to learn, where is their kindness? Where is their danger? Where is their generosity?
In the present imperialistic milieu there can be no wars of national self-defense.
We all recognize that Colorado and our nation have a long and storied tradition of gun ownership for hunting, outdoor recreation and self-defense. However, I am not convinced that combat weapons are necessarily part of that heritage.
When you look at where the Democratic field is going relative to foreign policy, they are increasingly moving away from a policy of pre-emptive self-defense that the president has adopted since September 11.
I've always been into sports and yoga and running. I actually study a martial arts self-defense program called Krav Maga. I can't quite say it's easy, but it's fun for me and I love to do it.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
C. S. Lewis
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