Defense Mechanism Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Defense Mechanism Quotes from famous persons: Judd Apatow, Peter DeLuise, Peter Jennings, Ashley Graham, Emma Stone. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Defense Mechanism Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

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My way of dealing with the world has always been to make fun of it and observe it but not take part in it. That’s how I became a writer. But when you have kids, suddenly you have to be part of things. It leads almost to a breakdown because your whole defense mechanism is now really destructive.
I was the fat kid, so as a defense mechanism, I was the jokester.
Peter DeLuise
I think I came to see Islam, or at least one part of Islam, as an important defense mechanism against the commercialization of the world.
Does any woman really just come in and say, ‘I’m a plus-size woman?’ Maybe as a defense mechanism or maybe as a way to kind of cope with fitting into society but… I just think it’s divisive.
I was just a ham since about the age of five. If I was performing at Medieval Times or something, I’d be the court jester. That was always my defense mechanism. I was never all that funny; I was just obnoxious and loud.
People use irony as a defense mechanism.
I wish I trusted people more. But when I meet someone, the first thing is, ‘What does this person want?’ And I put up a defense mechanism. But I’ve always been that way.
Lying is not only a defense mechanism; it’s also a coping mechanism and a survival technique.
Monica Raymund
Without comedy as a defense mechanism I wouldn’t be able to survive.
When my wife and I met, I couldn’t talk to her – and my defense mechanism is sarcasm. I belittle someone with verbal pokes and prods. I did it to her out of complete awe. When friends introduced us, I said ‘Hi’ – and turned my back. Later, I called my mom and best friend and said, ‘I think I just met my wife.’
Mike Vogel
Food is sort of like the Jewish sense of humor, a defense mechanism. It is one of the things that helped the Jews survive through 2,000 years of an often very harsh Diaspora.
I would make people who bullied me laugh, so that’s my defense mechanism.
I laugh when I see people in pain. Sometimes I think it is a defense mechanism from childhood, where you’re in so much pain you have to laugh. It is a survival mechanism.
In Ronald Reagan‘s chaotic childhood, the imagination was armor. There is nothing unusual about that; transcending the doubts, hesitations, and fears swirling around you by casting yourself internally as the hero of your own adventure story is a characteristic psychic defense mechanism of the Boy Who Disappears.