Enemy Quotes

Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior; for it is a prince\'s part to pardon.

Francis Bacon

A friend cannot be known in prosperity. An enemy cannot be hidden in adversity.

Jack Hyles

Man usually avoids attributing cleverness to somebody else unless it is an enemy.

Elbert Einstein

Terrorism is in good part an effect of government propaganda; it serves to deflect attention from governmental abuse toward a mostly imagined, highly dangerous outside enemy.

Mark Poster

We are confident that we can penetrate any enemy defenses with our missiles. We know that we are more than the equal of any nation in the world.

Robert Mcnamara

If food is your best friend, it's also your worst enemy.

Edward "Grandpa" Jones

It is best to do things systematically, since we are only human, and disorder is our worst enemy.

Hesiod

Moral and spiritual decay have brought about the demise of more great nations (empires) than any invading enemy force, plague, famine and nature disasters combined

Joseph P. Martino

Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster.

Sun Tzu

Every man is his own chief enemy.

Anacharsis

I destroy my enemy when I make him my friend.

Abraham Lincoln

Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.

Albert Einstein

Vengeance is not the point; change is. But the trouble is that in most people's minds the thought of victory and the thought of punishing the enemy coincide.

Barbara Deming

A polite enemy is just as difficult to discredit, as a rude friend is to protect.

Bryant H. McGill

Suspicion is not less an enemy to virtue than to happiness; he that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious, and he that becomes suspicious will quickly become corrupt

Samuel Johnson

Suspicion is not less an enemy to virtue than to happiness; he that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious, and he that becomes suspicious will quickly be corrupt.

Joseph Addison

It is important for people to realize that we can make progress against world hunger, that world hunger is not hopeless. The worst enemy is apathy.

Reverend David Beckmann

BOREDOM with established truths is a great enemy of free men.

Sir Bernard Rowland Crick

A cool blooded and crafty politician, when he would be thoroughly revenged on his enemy, makes the injuries which have been inflicted, not on himself, but on others, the pretext of his attack. He thus engages the world as a partisan in his quarrel, and dignifies his private hate, by giving it the air of disinterested resentment.

CHARLES CALEB COLTON

Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of flattering illusions.

Joseph Conrad

Acceptance is the art of making the obstacle the path. Therefore, embrace the enemy. This is the lesson of the river guide: face the danger, move toward it, that's where the current is the strongest, and it will carry you around the obstacle. Use it.

China Galland†

It is easy to be nice, even to an enemy from lack of character.

Dag Hammarskjld

The universe does not care whether man unlocks its secrets or leaves them closed. Water does not care whether man bathes in it or drowns in it; whether it waters his fields or washes them away. If man masters its laws and utilizes his knowledge, water becomes a force in his favor. But enemy or servant, water does not care.

Mark Clifton

Never give in never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill
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