Enemy Quotes

Wine is a turncoat; first a friend and then an enemy.

Henry Fielding

The worst enemy of truth and freedom in our society is the compact majority

Henrik Ibsen

Who is the bravest hero? He who turns his enemy into a friend

Hebrew Proverb

The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age.

Orson Welles

The enemy advances, we retreat; the enemy camps, we harass; the enemy tires, we attack; the enemy retreats, we pursue

Mao Tse-Tung

An enemy is anyone who tells the truth about you.

Elbert Hubbard

The man who ain't got an enemy is really poor.

Josh Billings

Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty.

Ronald Reagan

The enemy of the conventional wisdom is not ideas but the march of events.

Galbraith

When envoys are sent with compliments in their mouths, it is a sign that the enemy wishes for a truce.

Sun Tzu

Words are weapons, and it is dangerous . . . to borrow them from the arsenal of the enemy.

George Santayana

Affectation is a greater enemy to the face than smallpox

English Proverb

We are no longer fighting a great enemy, we are asserting a great principle: that the talents and dreams of average people their warm human hopes and loves should be rewarded by freedom and protected by peace. We are defending the nobility of normal lives, lived in obedience to God and conscience, not to government.

George Walker Bush

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

J. August Strindberg

As the Sandwich-Islander believes that the strength and valor of the enemy he kills passes into himself, so we gain the strength of the temptations we resist

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

America's enemy in the Islamic world is not a state we can crush with sanctions or an enemy we can defeat with force of arms. The enemy is a cause, a movement, an idea.

Patrick Joseph Buchanan

Time is the enemy of the poor business and the friend of the great business. If you have a business that's earning 20%-25% on equity, time is your friend. But time is your enemy if your money is in a low return business.

Warren Edward Buffett

Here's your enemy for this week, the government says. And some gullible Americans click their heels and salute -- often without knowing who or even where the enemy of the week is

Charley Reese

By willing endurance we cause suffering to pass. Evil becomes a spent force when we put up no resistance. By refusing to pay back the enemy with his own coin, and preferring to suffer without resistance, the Christian exhibits the sinfulness of contumely and insult. Violence stands condemned by its failure to evoke counter-violence.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The art of war consists in being always able, even with an inferior army, to have stronger forces than the enemy at the point of attack or the point which is attacked.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Fate is the friend of the good, the guide of the wise, the tyrant of the foolish, the enemy of the bad.

William R. Alger

Flee an enemy who knows your weakness.

Pierre Corneille

Better make a weak man your enemy than your friend.

Josh Billings
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