Enemies Quotes

Friends are just enemies that don't have the guts to kill you.

Judy Tenuda

Worry, doubt, fear and despair are the enemies which slowly bring us down to the ground and turn us to dust before we die

Douglas MacArthur

In Russia all tyrants believe poets to be their worst enemies.

Yevgeny Yevtushenko

If a wise man behaves prudently, how can he be overcome by his enemies? Even a single man, by right action, can overcome a host of foes.

Saskya Pandita

No people in history have ever survived who thought they could protect their freedom by making themselves inoffensive to their enemies

Dean Acheson

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.

Martin Luther King Jr

Flattery makes friends and truth makes enemies.

Spanish proverb

I've always said that in politics, your enemies can't hurt you, but your friends will kill you.

Ann Richards

We have to learn to be our own best friends because we fall too easily into the trap of being our own worst enemies

Roderick Thorp

False friends are worse than open enemies


We English are good at forgiving our enemies; it releases us from the obligation of liking our friends.

P. D. James

In the domain of Political Economy, free scientific inquiry meets not merely the same enemies as in all other domains. The peculiar nature of the material it deals with, summons as foes into the field of battle the most violent, mean and malignant passions of the human breast, the Furies of private interest.

Karl Marx

In order to rally people, governments need enemies. They want us to be afraid, to hate, so we will rally behind them. And if they do not have a real enemy, they will invent one in order to mobilize us

Thich Nhat Hanh

When someone asked Abraham Lincoln, after he was elected president, what he was going to do about his enemies, he replied, "I am going to destroy them. I am going to make them my friends

Abraham Lincoln

So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies, private individuals will occasionally kill theirs

Elbert Hubbard

Quote of the Day

Social Media
Our Partners