Enemy Quotes

Intuition isnt the enemy, but the ally, of reason.

John Kord Lagemann

Perfectionism is the enemy of creation, as extreme self-solitude is the enemy of well-being.

John Updike

Especially today as we fight the war on terror - against an enemy that represents hatred, extremism and stands behind no flag - we need to remember the sacrifices that have gone into protecting our flag.

Bill Shuster

Time forks perpetually toward innumerable futures. In one of them I am your enemy.

Jorge Luis Borges

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

Claude Adrien Helvetius

Help someone, you earn a friend. Help someone too much, you make an enemy

Erol Ozan

In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.

Dalai Lama

Theological religion is the source of all imaginable follies and disturbances; it is the parent of fanaticism and civil discord; it is the enemy of mankind.

Voltaire

Absence is the enemy of love

Proverb

Secrecy is the enemy of efficiency, but don't let anyone know it.

Ric Ocasek

Self-rejection is the greatest enemy of the spiritual life because it contradicts the sacred voice that calls us the "Beloved". Being the Beloved expresses the core truth of our existence.

Henri J.M. Nouwen

To come to know your enemy, first you must become his friend, and once you become his friend, all his defences come down. Then you can choose the most fitting method for his demise.

Tokugawa Ieyasu

The worst enemy of life, freedom and the common decencies is total anarchy; their second worst enemy is total efficiency.

Aldous Huxley

Russia is a part of European culture. Therefore, it is with difficulty that I imagine NATO as an enemy.

Vladimir Putin

Love all men, even your enemies; love them, not because they are your brothers, but that they may become your brothers. Thus you will ever burn with fraternal love, both for him who is already your brother and for your enemy, that he may by loving become your brother. ... Even he that does not as yet believe in Christ ... love him, and love him with fraternal love. He is not yet thy brother, but love him precisely that he may be thy brother.

St. Augustine of Hippo

No witchcraft, no enemy action had silenced the rebirth of new life in this stricken world. The people had done it themselves.

Rachel Carson

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

He, who cannot forgive a trespass of malice to his enemy, has never yet tasted the most sublime enjoyment of love.

Johann Kaspar Lavater

He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, while he who has one enemy will meet him everywhere.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

He who has one-hundred friends has no friends to lose, he who has one enemy will meet him everywhere.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

My officers and men understood wishes so well that this movement was executed under fire, the right wing keeping up fire, without giving the enemy any occasion to seize or even to suspect their advantage.

Joshua Chamberlain

An enemy generally says and believes what he wishes.

Thomas Jefferson

Our enemy sees us clearly. ... They will not start a war. They're worried about one thing: If democracy develops here, if we succeed, we will win

Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev

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

Edward Grandpa
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