We are never so defenseless against suffering as when we love, never so forlornly unhappy as when we have lost our love object or its love.
— Sigmund Freud

The superior man is the providence of the inferior. He is eyes for the blind, strength for the weak, and a shield for the defenseless.
Robert G. Ingersoll defenseless quote

We have entered an age in which education is not just a luxury permitting some men an advantage over others. It has become a necessity without which a person is defenseless in this complex, industrialized society. We have truly entered the century of the educated man.
— Lyndon B. Johnson

The White man pays Reverend Martin Luther King so that Martin Luther King can keep the Negro defenseless.
— Malcolm X

I trust it will not be giving away professional secrets to say that many readers would be surprised, perhaps shocked, at the questions which some newspaper editors will put to a defenseless woman under the guise of flattery.
— defenseless quotation by Kate Chopin