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.
Man usually avoids attributing cleverness to somebody else unless it is an enemy.
A friend cannot be known in prosperity. An enemy cannot be hidden in adversity.
It is bad policy to fear the resentment of an enemy.
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.
Liberals become indignant when you question their patriotism, but simultaneously work overtime to give terrorists a cushion for the next attack and laugh at dumb Americans who love their country and hate the enemy.
For cowards the road of desertion should be left open; they will carry over to the enemy nothing, but their fears.
Wish for the happiness of your enemies, for if they are happy, they are your enemy no more.
Would you like me to give you a formula for success? Itís quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isnít at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember thatís where you will find success.
Time, the cradle of hope.... Wisdom walks before it, opportunity with it, and repentance behind it: he that has made it his friend will have little to fear from his enemies, but he that has made it his enemy will have little to hope from his friends.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession
Nothing is so dangerous as an ignorant friend; a wise enemy is worth more.
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 as often as you can, and keep moving on.
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.
If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.
Wealth is both an enemy and a friend.
He who conquers his anger has conquered an enemy
Resolve not to be poor: whatever you have, spend less. Poverty is a great enemy to human happiness; it certainly destroys liberty, and it makes some virtues impracticable and others extremely difficult.
One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.
Advertising people who ignore research are as dangerous as generals who ignore decodes of enemy signals.
Fear is the image of weakness, (fear is) comrade of timidity,the enemy of steadfastness/determination. Fear of death is the cause of every human fear. Who conquers this fear of death,conquers over himself. This person also reaches liberation from the prison of his mind.
Alcohol may be man's worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.
He gossips habitually; he lacks the common wisdom to keep still that deadly enemy of man, his own tongue
In order to rally people, governments need enemies. They want us to be afraid, to hate, so we will rally behind them. And if they do not have a real enemy, they will invent one in order to mobilize us
When a chivalrous man makes an oath, he is faithful to it, and when he attains power, he spares his enemy.