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A wise man learns more from his enemies than a fool from his friends.
- Gracian, Baltasar
Enemies Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Enemies

1.
Bear patiently with a rival.
Ovid

2.
When a sinister person means to be your enemy, they always start by trying to become your friend.
Blake, William

3.
Was it a friend or foe that spread these lies? Nay, who but infants question in such wise,'twas one of my most intimate enemies.
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel

4.
Money can't buy friends, but it can get you a better class of enemy.
Spike Milligan

5.
If it looks like shit, smells like shit, mail it to your enemy... he'll know what to do with it.
Horton, Doug

6.
I do not regret one professional enemy I have made. Any actor who doesn't dare to make an enemy should get out of the business.
Bette Davis

7.
Reveal not every secret you have to a friend, for how can you tell but that friend may hereafter become an enemy. And bring not all mischief you are able to upon an enemy, for he may one day become your friend.
Saadi

8.
Even a paranoid can have enemies.
Kissinger, Henry

9.
False friends are worse than bitter enemies.
Proverb, Scottish

10.
One reason we should love our enemies is that we made them ourselves. Another reason is that they keep us on our toes, a third reason is that we should make them our friends.

11.
Man's chief enemy is his own unruly nature and the dark forces put up within him.
Jones, Ernest

12.
A person is his own worst enemy.

13.
The fire you kindle for your enemy often burns yourself more than him.
Proverb, Chinese

14.
You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.
Eric Hoffer

15.
Take no thought of who is right or wrong or who is better than. Be not for or against.
Lee, Bruce

16.
Serve your enemies for they first find out your faults
Antisthenes

17.
You shall judge a man by his foes as well as by his friends.
Conrad, Joseph

18.
A strong foe is better than a weak friend.
Dahlberg, Edward

19.
At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid.
Friedrich Nietzsche

20.
It is difficult to say who do you the most harm: enemies with the worst intentions or friends with the best.
Bulwer-Lytton, Edward G.

21.
There once was a Bald Man who sat down after work on a hot summer's day. A Fly came up and kept buzzing about his bald pate, and stinging him from time to time. The Man aimed a blow at his little enemy, but - whack - his palm come on his own head instead; again the Fly tormented him, but this time the Man was wiser and said: YOU WILL ONLY INJURE YOURSELF IF YOU TAKE NOTICE OF DISPICABLE ENEMIES.
Aesop

22.
It is hard to fight an enemy who has outposts in your head.
Sally Kempton

23.
Talk well of your friends and of your enemies say nothing.
Proverb

24.
One must be a somebody before they can have a enemy. One must be a force before he can be resisted by another force.
Swetchine, Anne Sophie

25.
The moment at which two people, approaching from opposite ends of a long passageway, recognize each other and immediately pretend they haven t. This is to avoid the ghastly embarrassment of having to continue recognizing each other the whole length of the corridor.
Adams, Douglas

26.
I have no trouble with my enemies. I can take care of my enemies all right. But my damn friends. They're the ones that keep me walking the floor nights!
Harding, Warren Gamaliel

27.
We look upon the enemy of our souls as a conquered foe, so he is, but only to God, not to us.
Chambers, Oswald

28.
One enemy is too much.
Herbert, George

29.
The best way to destroy your enemy is to make him your friend.
Lincoln, Abraham

30.
Beware of no man more than of yourself; we carry our worst enemies within us.
Spurgeon, Charles Haddon

31.
Above all things, never be afraid. The enemy who forces you to retreat is himself afraid of you at that very moment.
Andre Maurois

32.
The enemy is more easily overcome if he be not suffered to enter the door of our hearts, but be resisted without the gate at his first knock.
Kempis, Thomas

33.
The worst tyrants are those which establish themselves in our own breasts.
Channing, William Ellery

34.
I have had a lot of adversaries in my political life, but no enemies that I can remember.
Ford, Gerald R.

35.
The person who builds a character makes foes.
Young

36.
Who are enemies? Those who oppose each others will.
Richards, Mary Caroline

37.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
Oscar Wilde

38.
There is nothing like the sight of an old enemy down on his luck.
Euripides

39.
The enemies of the future are always the very nicest people.
Morley, Christopher

40.
It is not necessary to have enemies if you go out of your way to make friends hate you.
Dane, Frank

41.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Napoleon Bonaparte

42.
He hasn't an enemy in the world - but all his friends hate him.
Eddie Cantor

43.
Give us grace and strength to forbear and to persevere. Give us courage and gaiety and the quiet mind, spare to us our friends, soften to us our enemies.
Stevenson, Robert Louis

44.
Wise men learn many things from their enemies.
Aristophanes

45.
In my life, I have prayed but one prayer: oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Voltaire

46.
It is a pitiful fortune that is not without enemies.
Syrus, Publilius

47.
Convince an enemy, convince him that he's wrong. To win a bloodless battle, the victory is long. A simple act of faith, reason over might. To blow up his children would only prove him right.
Sumner, Gordon

48.
I have met the enemy, and it is the eyes of other people.
Franklin, Benjamin

49.
The shaft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagle's own plumes. We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.
Aesop

50.
Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? They have the same enemy -- the mother.
Colbert, Claudette


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