Top 67 Defend Quotes

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“While we do not ask for accolades, we must defend ourselves from repeated public attacks.”

― Andrew Thomas

“You defend the truth no matter what.”

― Anibal Acevedo Vila

“To defend – it is very difficult to win two titles in a row.”

― Antonio Conte

“I have seen African countries negotiate bilaterally and within the WTO. African countries come to the WTO prepared and defend their interests with vigour.”

― Arancha Gonzalez

“What’s troubling is that the Republicans to defend Mr. DeLay are weakening the ethics process.”

― Barney Frank

“The Philippines is for the Philippines. We can defend ourselves.”

― Benigno Aquino III

“I defend non-criminal detention.”

― Benjamin Wittes

“Like many other Americans, I’m tired of the U.S. taxpayer paying for foreign wars, especially when the countries we defend have raked in huge oil profits.”

― Bob Beckel

“I am sorry that Mr. Cheney, and every other supporter of enhanced interrogation techniques, has to defend the practices as if they were torture. They are not.”

― Bret Stephens

“To defend your major is pretty tough.”

― Brooks Koepka

“All too often, academic departments defend their territory with the passion of cornered animals, though with far less justification.”

― Bruce Jackson

“I’ve always been able to defend Kanye.”

― Chance The Rapper

“I’m not a player to defend or run around. I want the ball.”

― Christian Eriksen

“I’ll let Democrats defend spending our grandchildren broke on entitlements.”

― Christopher Buckley

“It has been an honour to defend the colours of a historic club like Deportivo.”

― Clarence Seedorf

“I’m not going to defend Sen. Udall’s failed record.”

― Cory Gardner

“Think tanks do have points of view, and they are absolutely entitled to defend them.”

― David Frum

“You can’t defend the indefensible – anything you say sounds self-serving and hypocritical.”

― Diane Abbott

“It’s the role of a government to defend its soldiers and its citizens.”

― Ehud Barak

“I mean to defend the rights of individuals in a liberal prospect.”

― Emma Bonino

“I will defend Europe; it is our civilisation which is at stake… I will work to rebuild ties between Europe and its citizens.”

― Emmanuel Macron

“I will protect and defend France’s vital interests. I will protect and defend Europe.”

― Emmanuel Macron

“We haven’t had to defend anything to anybody.”

― Ethan Coen

“Whoever wants to be champions has to be able to attack and defend.”

― Fernandinho

“A writer has to fully defend his rights and his own worth.”

― Gao Xingjian

“You do not defend a world that is already lost.”

― Garet Garrett

“Our Nation must defend the sanctity of marriage.”

― George W. Bush

“In the Franco era, we couldn’t defend our ideas.”

― Gerard Pique

“When I first came to Arsenal, I didn’t know how to defend.”

― Hector Bellerin

“The army is under orders to defend every place.”

― Helmut Kohl

“I have to defend my husband.”

― Hillary Clinton

“Israel has a right to defend itself.”

― Hillary Clinton

“Venezuela has the largest oil reserve, and Venezuela has to defend itself.”

― Hugo Chavez

“How can a country that is impoverished, humiliated and beaten defend its national interests?”

― Ivica Dacic

“Good citizens deserve the means to defend themselves.”

― Jair Bolsonaro

“As cyberweapons and cyberattacks increase in scale and intensity, it will be difficult to defend against them all.”

― James G. Stavridis

“On Putin’s order, Russian security services try to destabilize NATO allies the U.S. has sworn to defend.”

― John McCain

“If I were to believe in the stories of the of the gods, then the gods do not need mortals to defend them, do they?”

― Kamal Haasan

“Kobe Bryant should know how to defend a pick and roll.”

― Kenny Smith

“We have to defend America and be strong.”

― Kevin McCarthy

“Democracy makes us articulate our views, defend them, and refine them.”

― Lee H. Hamilton

“Since when do we have to agree with people to defend them from injustice?”

― Lillian Hellman

“Iranians defend and present their Islamic and Iranian identity to other people worldwide.”

― Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

“We need to defend the fruits of our land.”

― Matteo Salvini

“If you are not allowed to defend, what’s racing about, then?”

― Max Verstappen

“I argue that one of the functions of a capitalist state is to defend capitalism from itself, to defend capitalism from the capitalists.”

― Michael Parenti

“With the blessings of liberty, we have responsibilities to defend it.”

― Michael Reagan

“To kill a man is not to defend a doctrine, but to kill a man.”

― Michael Servetus

“I feel no compunction to defend L.A. People criticize it, and for the most part, it’s well-founded.”

― Mike D

“I do not have the luxury of deciding which provisions of the Ohio Constitution to defend.”

― Mike DeWine

“I want to reassure our NATO allies that if any of them get attacked, we’ll be there to defend them.”

― Mitch McConnell

“Every absurdity has a champion to defend it.”

― Oliver Goldsmith

“I defend peoples’ right to do that in a lawful manner, but I have not undertaken that practice myself.”

― Rick Boucher

“Art is freedom. If you defend art, you defend freedom.”

― Rithy Panh

“The federal government was created to defend the United States, not to wage war upon it.”

― Robert Zubrin

“We’re Americans. It’s a culture. We should defend that culture, and we should reinforce that culture.”

― Roger Ailes

“I did not have a reputation to defend.”

― Roman Polanski

“I defend the Brazilian people.”

― Romario

“I defend my players and coaches.”

― Ryne Sandberg

“I never defend my material. Comedy is subjective.”

― Sarah Silverman

“It means a lot to defend my title.”

― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“The most important thing is to defend the euro.”

― Viktor Orban

“Europe has the technology, the strategic and economic might to defend itself.”

― Viktor Orban

“We must defend what we have achieved so far.”

― Viktor Orban

“It certainly has not been in my self-interest to defend men.”

― Warren Farrell

“Turkey’s a NATO member. If Turkey gets attacked, we have to help defend Turkey.”

― Wesley Clark

“We moved in to help the Vietnamese defend their country and confront the Viet Cong.”

― William Westmoreland
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