Enemy Quotes

Sensual passions are your first enemy. Your second is called Discontent. Your third is Hunger & Thirst. Your fourth is called Craving. Fifth is Sloth & Drowsiness. Sixth is called Terror. Your seventh is Uncertainty. Hypocrisy & Stubbornness, your eighth. Gains, Offerings, Fame, & Status wrongly gained, and whoever would praise self & disparage others. That, Namuci, is your enemy, the Dark One's commando force. A coward can't defeat it, but one having defeated it gains bliss.

Gautama Buddha

"You would now be an enemy, in the third class, of my own organization." "Only third class?" I asked in the indignant tones which Queen Victoria surely used when she received the Abyssinian Order of Chastity, Second Class.

Cyril Emmanuel George Bonfiglioli

Moderate lamentation is the right of the dead: excessive grief the enemy to the living.

William Shakespeare

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.


Absence is the enemy of love


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
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