Top 30 Quotes on Self Defense

Some of the best quotes on self defense. Let them inspire your journey today!


Sun Tzu


"Victory is reserved for those who are willing to pay its price" -Sun Tzu


"So the principles of warfare are: Do not depend on the enemy not coming, but depend on our readiness against him. Do not depend on the enemy not attacking, but depend on our position that cannot be attacked" -Sun Tzu




"One need not destroy one's enemy. One need only destroy his willingness to engage" -Sun Tzu

"It is more important to out think your enemy, than to outfight him” -Sun Tzu


"To know your Enemy, you must become your Enemy" -Sun Tzu


"Be where your enemy is not" -Sun Tzu



"Great results, can be achieved with small forces" -Sun Tzu


"The height of strategy, is to attack your opponent's strategy" -Sun Tzu

“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle” -Sun Tzu



Rorion Gracie


“Self defense is not just a set of techniques, it's a state of mind that begins with the belief that you are worth defending” -Rorion Gracie


Jeff Cooper


"If violent crime is to be curbed, it is only the intended victim who can do it. The felon does not fear the police, and he fears neither judge nor jury. Therefore what he must be taught to fear is his victim" -Jeff Cooper



"It is up to the private citizen to protect himself and his family, and this is not only acceptable, but mandatory" -Jeff Cooper

"Owning a handgun doesn't make you armed any more than owning a guitar makes you a musician" -Jeff Cooper