Enemy Quotes

It is written that the last enemy to be vanquished is death. We should begin early in life to vanquish this enemy by obliterating every trace of the fear of death from our minds.

Felix Adler

Self-interest is the enemy of all true affection.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The greatest friend of Truth is time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion Humility.

Charles Caleb Colton

If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.

James Madison

He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.

Thomas Paine

That is the thankless position of the father in the family-the provider for all, and the enemy of all.

J. August Strindberg

The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can, and keep moving on.

Ulysses S. Grant

You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.

Eric Hoffer

... true manhood, and that, if brought in from without, it may be cast out again. And the temptation had a personal source. There are beings who desire to draw men away from God. The serpent, by its poison and its loathly form, is the natural symbol of such an enemy of man. The insinuating slyness of the suggestions of evil is like the sinuous gliding of the snake, and truly represents the process by which temptation found its way into the hearts of the first pair, and of all their descendants. For ...

Alexander Maclaren

Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? They have the same enemy - the mother

Claudette Colbert

The people of your culture cling with fanatical tenacity to the specialness of man. They want desperately to perceive a vast gulf between man and the rest of creation. This mythology of human superiority justifies their doing whatever they please with the world, just the way Hitlers mythology of Aryan superiority justified his doing whatever he pleased with Europe. But in the end this mythology is not deeply satisfying. The Takers are a profoundly lonely people. The world for them is enemy territory, and they live in it like an army of occupation, alienated and isolated by their extraordinary specialness.

Daniel Quinn

Fear is not your enemy. It is a compass pointing you to the areas where you need to grow.

Steve Pavlina

Men weren't really the enemy - they were fellow victims suffering from an outmoded masculine mystique that made them feel unnecessarily inadequate when there were no bears to kill.

Betty Friedan

If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear a hundred battles.


Discipline is simply the art of making the soldiers fear their officers more than the enemy.

Claude Arien Helvetius
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