Enemy Quotes

Courage and conviction are powerful weapons against an enemy who depends only on fists or guns. Animals know when you are afraid; a coward knows when you are not

David Seabury

Anyone who has to fight, even with the most modern weapons, against an enemy in complete command of the air, fights like a savage against modern European troops, under the same handicaps and with the same chances of success

Erwin Rommel

A weapon is an enemy even to its owner

Turkish Proverb

It's not enough to be able to pick up a sword. You have to know which end to poke into the enemy.

Terry Pratchett

The good fighters of old first put themselves beyond the possibility of defeat, and then waited for an opportunity of defeating the enemy.

Sun Tzu

Censorship in any form is the enemy of creativity, since it cuts off the life blood of creativity: ideas.

Allan Jenkins

It is a simple but sometimes forgotten truth that the greatest enemy to present joy and high hopes is the cultivation of retrospective bitterness.

Robert G. Menzies

Balance is the enemy of art.

Richard Eyre

The United States is no longer enemy No. 1, as you know, it's priority No. 1, ... And this is the only difference: semantics.

Oleg Kalugin

Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.

Adolf Hitler

There is no disease (so destructive) as lust; no enemy like infatuation; no fire like wrath; and no happiness like spiritual knowledge.


There is no enemy can hurt us but by our own hands. Satan could not hurt us, if our own corruption betrayed us not. Afflictions cannot hurt us without our own impatience. Temptations cannot hurt us, without our own yieldance. Death could not hurt us, without the sting of our own sins. Sins could not hurt us, without our own impenitence.

Joseph Hall

Suspicion is not less an enemy to virtue than to happiness; he that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious, and he that becomes suspicious will quickly become corrupt.

Samuel Johnson

Suspicion is far more to be wrong than right; more often unjust than just. It is no friend to virtue, and always an enemy to happiness.

Hosea Ballou

The soldier's main enemy is not the opposing soldier, but his own commander.

Ramman Kenoun
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