Enemy Quotes

A distant enemy is always preferable to one at the gate.

Emil Cioran

One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to the good.

Edmund Burke

Time is the enemy of the poor business and the friend of the great business. If you have a business that\'s earning 20%-25% on equity, time is your friend. But time is your enemy if your money is in a low return business.

Warren Edward Buffett

When you have an enemy in your power, deprive him of the means of ever injuring you.

Napolon Bonaparte

Ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.

James Baldwin

It is bad policy to fear the resentment of an enemy.

Ethan Allen

What madness it is for a man to starve himself to enrich his heir, and so turn a friend into an enemy! For his joy at your death will be proportioned to what you leave him.

Seneca

No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed from the enemy until it is ripe for execution.

Niccolo Machiavelli

I am my enemy Mowing me over, And towing the light away.

Kate Bush

We stress the importance of martyrdom operations against the enemy, these attacks that have scared Americans and Israelis like never before.

Osama Bin Laden

Money is the last enemy that shall never be subdued. While there is flesh there is money or the want of money; but money is always on the brain so long as there is a brain in reasonable order.

Samuel Butler

Think of and look at your work as though it were done by your enemy. If you look at it to admire it you are lost.

Samuel Butler

You are sure your enemy is stupid because he doesn't do things as you would do them. It will make you careless, and your enemy will surprise you.

Orson Scott Card

Any government that chooses to be an ally of terror has also chosen to be an enemy of civilization.

George Walker Bush

Break the fast, and you will be stronger to confront the enemy.

Habib Bourguiba

Much of the obscurity of our effort so far against terrorism originates in the now official idea that the enemy is evil and that we are (therefore) good, which is the precise mirror image of the official idea of the terrorists.

Wendell Berry

There are many persons of combative tendencies, who read for ammunition, and dig out of the Bible iron for balls. They read, and they find nitre and charcoal and sulphur for powder. They read, and they find cannon. They read, and they make portholes and embrasures. And if a man does not believe as they do, they look upon him as an enemy, and let fly the Bible at him to demolish him. So men turn the word of God into a vast arsenal, filled with all manner of weapons, offensive and defensive.

Henry Ward Beecher

O Lord! If you give us victory, I shall see that no enemy warrior is left alive until their river runs with their blood!

al-Walid, Khalid ibn

It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.

Mahatma Gandhi

Wish for the happiness of your enemies, for if they are happy, they are your enemy no more.

Bryant McGill

If you are far from the enemy, make him believe you are near.

Sun Tzu

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Make the enemy live up to their own book of rules. You can kill them with this, for they can no more obey their own rules than the Christian church can live up to Christianity.

Saul David Alinsky

For cowards the road of desertion should be left open; they will carry over to the enemy nothing, but their fears.

John Christian Bovee
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