Quotes and Sayings about Enemy



"In other words, for every 10 enemy you kill you bring on 20 new recruits to their anti-coalition cause then essentially you are working against yourself."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Cause, Enemy, Words)

"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 be corrupt."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Happiness, Virtue, Enemy, Suspicion, Will)

"Our modern states are preparing for war without even knowing the future enemy."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: War, Enemy, Future, states)

"There is no disgrace in an enemy suffering ill at an enemy's hand, when you hate mutually."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Disgrace, Enemy, Hate, Suffering)

"A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him."
- Aesop
(Related: Friend, Enemy, Man)

"Fear is the only true enemy, born of ignorance and the parent of anger and hate."
- Edward Albert
(Related: Anger, Fear, Enemy, Hate, Ignorance)

"I don't believe man is a woman's natural enemy. Perhaps his lawyer is."
- Shana Alexander
(Related: Enemy, Man, Woman)

"The greatest enemy of individual freedom is the individual himself."
- Saul Alinsky
(Related: Enemy, Freedom)

"Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have."
- Saul Alinsky
(Related: Power, Enemy)

"Always remember the first rule of power tactics; power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have."
- Saul Alinsky
(Related: Power, Enemy, First)

"Thinking about what songs are coming next instead of just relaxing, breathing and playing from my heart. Sometimes it can get to be almost like the enemy."
- Rick Allen
(Related: Heart, Enemy, Songs, Thinking)

"Every man is his own chief enemy."
- Anacharsis
(Related: Enemy, Man)

"My greatest enemy is reality. I have fought it successfully for thirty years."
- Margaret Anderson
(Related: Enemy, Reality, Years)

"Oh, love is real enough; you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy - and that is life."
- Jean Anouilh
(Related: Life, Love, Will)

"There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy."
- Jean Anouilh
(Related: Love, Life, Enemy)

"There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself - an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly."
- Antisthenes
(Related: Truth, People, Friend, Enemy, Temper)

"We must reach out our hand in friendship and dignity both to those who would befriend us and those who would be our enemy."
- Arthur Ashe
(Related: Friendship, Dignity, Enemy)

"No one is to be called an enemy, all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm. You have no enemy except yourselves."
- Francis of Assisi
(Related: Enemy, Harm)

"There are things so deep and complex that only intuition can reach it in our stage of development as human beings. And to Poe... well, a great logician could be an enemy to him, what he called conventional world reason."
- John Astin
(Related: Development, Deep, Enemy, Intuition, Reason, World)

"Well, the common enemy in North America is the Western consumer. The consumer has driven oil up to $50 a barrel so we have to have these wars. I think it's incumbent upon us to."
- Dan Aykroyd
(Related: America, Enemy, Oil)

"In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Enemy, Man, Revenge)

"We were all flying around up and down the coast near Dunkirk looking for enemy aircraft which seemed also to be milling around with no particular cohesion."
- Douglas Bader
(Related: Enemy, Flying)

"Do not deceive or be faithless even with your enemy."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: Enemy)

"It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Power, Enemy, Ignorance, Justice)

"The only defense is offense, which means that you have to kill more women and children more quickly than the enemy if you wish to save yourselves."
- Stanley Baldwin
(Related: Women, Children, Defense, Enemy)

"The bomber will always get through. The only defense is in offense, which means that you have to kill more women and children more quickly that the enemy if you want to save yourselves."
- Stanley Baldwin
(Related: Women, Children, Defense, Enemy, Want, Will)

"Biography should be written by an acute enemy."
- Arthur Balfour
(Related: Biography, Enemy)

"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
(Related: Happiness, Friend, Virtue, Enemy, Right, Suspicion, Wrong)

"If the flag of an armed enemy of the U.S. is allowed to fly over government buildings, then it implies that slavery, or at least the threat of slavery, is sanctioned by that government and can still legally exist."
- Amiri Baraka
(Related: Government, Enemy, Slavery)

"One of the most lasting pleasures you can experience is the feeling that comes over you when you genuinely forgive an enemy - whether he knows it or not."
- Orlando A. Battista
(Related: Experience, Enemy, Feeling)

"Christianity is the enemy of liberty and civilization."
- August Bebel
(Related: Civilization, Christianity, Enemy, Liberty)

"It is better to decide a difference between enemies than friends, for one of our friends will certainly become an enemy and one of our enemies a friend."
- Pierre Jean de Beranger
(Related: Friend, Difference, Enemies, Enemy, Friends, Will)

"Our friends, the enemy."
- Pierre Jean de Beranger
(Related: Enemy, Friends)

"Racism is a refuge for the ignorant. It seeks to divide and to destroy. It is the enemy of freedom, and deserves to be met head-on and stamped out."
- Pierre Berton
(Related: Enemy, Freedom, Racism)

"Of your own indefatigable labor from early dawn and of your explicit instructions, that the batteries should reserve their ammunition, until the grand charge should commence, for which the enemy were undoubtedly preparing."
- John Bigelow
(Related: Dawn, Enemy, Labor)

"The McCarthy boys, at the proper moment, gave orders to fire upon the advancing enemy."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Boys, Enemy, Fire)

"We have to be mindful that there is the certainty that terrorists will attempt to launch multiple attacks against their enemy, which is us and our allies."
- Cofer Black
(Related: Certainty, Enemy, Will)

"The Framers of the Constitution knew that free speech is the friend of change and revolution. But they also knew that it is always the deadliest enemy of tyranny."
- Hugo Black
(Related: Change, Friend, Constitution, Enemy, Free speech, Revolution, Tyranny)

"We must be certain that we all realize that our enemy is not an enemy that is located in one single place. There are terrorist cells all around the globe."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: Enemy)

"When a sinister person means to be your enemy, they always start by trying to become your friend."
- William Blake
(Related: Friend, Enemy, Trying)

"It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend."
- William Blake
(Related: Friend, Enemy)

"I should see an enemy of my country in any one who would change by force that which has been established by law."
- Louis Bonaparte
(Related: Change, Country, Enemy, Force, Law)

"Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Mistake, Enemy)

"You must not fear death, my lads; defy him, and you drive him into the enemy's ranks."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Death, Fear, Enemy)

"You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Art, War, Enemy, Fight, Will)

"The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy."
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
(Related: Inspiration, Hope, Optimism, Enemy, Future, Man, Present, Vitality)

"The first step on the way to victory is to recognize the enemy."
- Corrie Ten Boom
(Related: Victory, Enemy, First)

"In this time the enemy began to undermine our fort, which was situated sixty yards from Kentucky River."
- Daniel Boone
(Related: Time, Enemy, Kentucky)

"Every educated person is a future enemy."
- Martin Bormann
(Related: Enemy, Future)

"This stuff on enemy combatants, the Bush Administration has fought like a tiger to avoid having to produce any evidence to a judge to show why somebody is locked up in perpetuity. Another example of that is the torture scandal."
- James Bovard
(Related: Enemy, Example, Scandal)

"Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of our imagination."
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Related: Imagination, Enemy)

"Meanwhile, my residence within the Federal lines, and my acquaintance with so many of the officers, the origin of which I have already mentioned, enabled me to gain much important information as to the position and designs of the enemy."
- Belle Boyd
(Related: Acquaintance, Enemy, Gain, Information)

"Don't think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It's self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can't try to do things. You simply must do things."
- Ray Bradbury
(Related: Creativity, Enemy, Self, Thinking)

"Dangerous because your present Administration and its specialized agencies by all accounts know no restraint in hitting out at any perceived enemy of America, and nobody or nothing can protect one from their vindictiveness."
- Breyten Breytenbach
(Related: America, Enemy, Nothing, Present, Restraint)

"In dancing with the enemy one follows his steps even if counting under one's breath."
- Breyten Breytenbach
(Related: Dancing, Enemy)

"In the book, America had already been weakened by bio terror plagues before waves of selfish violence took down the rest. But the real enemy was the kind of male human being who nurses fantasies of violent glory at the expense of his fellow citizens."
- David Brin
(Related: America, Being, Enemy, Glory, Nurses, Rest, Terror, Violence)

"Charity But how shall we expect charity towards others, when we are uncharitable to ourselves? Charity begins at home, is the voice of the world; yet is every man his greatest enemy, and, as it were, his own executioner."
- Thomas Browne
(Related: Home, Charity, Enemy, Man, Voice, World)

"We need to ask who is the enemy, and the enemies are terrorists."
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Related: Enemies, Enemy)

"I don't believe in deadlines, I don't believe in telling the enemy when we're going to withdraw."
- Ken Buck
(Related: Enemy)

"It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways."
- Buddha
(Related: Enemy, Evil, Man, Mind)

"Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Time, Friend, Company, Enemy)

"Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Friend, Enemy, Folly, Profit)

"Shortly after this, I placed my command on our extreme left, to watch and fight the enemy should he make another attack, and went to Cemetary Hill for observation."
- John Buford
(Related: Enemy, Extreme, Fight, Observation)

"We entered Gettysburg in the afternoon, just in time to meet the enemy entering the town, and in good season to drive him back before his getting a foothold."
- John Buford
(Related: Time, Enemy)

"I can do nothing with the enemy save observe him."
- John Buford
(Related: Enemy, Nothing)

"Found everybody in a terrible state of excitement on account of the enemy's advance upon this place."
- John Buford
(Related: Enemy, Excitement, State)

"Whatever the number of a man's friends, there will be times in his life when he has one too few; but if he has only one enemy, he is lucky indeed if he has not one too many."
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Related: Life, Enemy, Friends, Man, Will)

"One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Enemy, Evil)

"Between 2 and 3 in the morning of the 19th inst. I was aroused by the cry that the enemy was upon us."
- Richard Francis Burton
(Related: Enemy)

"I was surrounded at the time by about a dozen of the enemy, whose clubs rattled upon me without mercy, and the strokes of my sabre were rendered uncertain by the energetic pushes of an attendant who thus hoped to save me."
- Richard Francis Burton
(Related: Time, Enemy, Mercy)

"Money is the last enemy that shall never be subdued. While there is flesh there is money or the want of money, but money is always on the brain so long as there is a brain in reasonable order."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Money, Enemy, Order, Want)

"Think of and look at your work as though it were done by your enemy. I you look at it to admire it, you are lost."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Work, Enemy)

"Falling little wind, it was five before I could form my line, or distinguish any of the enemy's motions; and could not judge at all of their force, more than by numbers, which were seventeen, and thirteen appeared large."
- John Byng
(Related: Enemy, Force, Numbers, Wind)

"The enemy now began to appear from the mast-head."
- John Byng
(Related: Enemy, Now)

"The next morning we saw nothing of the enemy, though we were still lying to."
- John Byng
(Related: Enemy, Lying, Nothing)

"By this time it was past six, and the enemy's van and ours were at too great a distance to engage, I perceived some of their ships stretching to the northward; and I imagined they were going to form a new line."
- John Byng
(Related: Time, Enemy, Past, Ships)

"What is at a peak is certain to decline. He who shows his hand will surely be defeated. He who can prevail in battle by taking advantage of his enemy's doubts is invincible."
- Cao Cao
(Related: Battle, Enemy, Will)

"In the moment when I truly understand my enemy, understand him well enough to defeat him, then in that very moment I also love him."
- Orson Scott Card
(Related: Love, Defeat, Enemy)

"If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if no victory there is no crown."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Victory, Enemy, Fight)

"We had no more courage than Harriet Tubman or Marcus Garvey had in their times. We just had a more vulnerable enemy."
- Stokely Carmichael
(Related: Courage, Enemy)

"Mounting a large rock, I was able to see a considerable body of the enemy moving by the flank in rear of their line engaged, and passing from the direction of the foot of Great Round Top through the valley toward the front of my left."
- Joshua Chamberlain
(Related: Body, Direction, Enemy)

"My officers and men understood wishes so well that this movement was executed under fire, the right wing keeping up fire, without giving the enemy any occasion to seize or even to suspect their advantage."
- Joshua Chamberlain
(Related: Men, Enemy, Fire, Giving, Right, Wishes)

"Rations were scarcely issued, and the men about preparing supper, when rumors that the enemy had been encountered that day near Gettysburg absorbed every other interest, and very soon orders came to march forthwith to Gettysburg."
- Joshua Chamberlain
(Related: Men, Day, Enemy, Interest, March, Rumors)

"The word was enough. It ran like fire along the line, from man to man, and rose into a shout, with which they sprang forward upon the enemy, now not 30 yards away."
- Joshua Chamberlain
(Related: Enemy, Fire, Man, Now, Word)

"We look upon the enemy of our souls as a conquered foe, so he is, but only to God, not to us."
- Oswald Chambers
(Related: God, Enemy)

"Since January 2002, when the United States began detaining at Guantanamo Bay enemy combatants captured in Afghanistan, Iraq, and other fronts in the war on terror, critics have complained of human rights abuses."
- Linda Chavez
(Related: War, Afghanistan, Enemy, Rights, Human rights, Iraq, states, Terror, United)

"Guantanamo Bay houses enemy combatants ranging from terrorist trainers and recruiters to bomb makers, would-be suicide bombers, and terrorist financiers."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Enemy, Houses, Suicide)

"Nothing is more fallacious than wealth. It is a hostile comrade, a domestic enemy."
- John Chrysostom
(Related: Wealth, Enemy, Nothing)

"The great defense against the air menace is to attack the enemy's aircraft as near as possible to their point of departure."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Defense, Departure, Enemy)

"The enemy is within the gates; it is with our own luxury, our own folly, our own criminality that we have to contend."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Enemy, Folly, Luxury)

"A distant enemy is always preferable to one at the gate."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Enemy)

"Still, I have been no one's enemy but my own. My easy nature, either in drinking or anything else, was always ready to submit to persuasions of profligate companions, who often led me into snares."
- John Clare
(Related: Nature, Drinking, Enemy)

"As a revelation from God, they have stood the test of many ages; and as such maintained their ground against every species of enemy, and every mode of attack. Truth is mighty, and must prevail."
- Adam Clarke
(Related: God, Truth, Enemy)

"A friend is nothing but a known enemy."
- Kurt Cobain
(Related: Friend, Enemy, Nothing)

"Your best friend and worst enemy are both in this room right now. It's not your neighbor right or left - and it's not God or the devil - it's you."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: God, Friend, Devil, Enemy, Now, Right)

"Good is often the enemy of best."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Enemy)

"To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Courage, Enemy)

"The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is Humility."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Time, Truth, Friend, Enemy, Humility, Prejudice)

"No, I'm no enemy to learning; it hurts not me."
- William Congreve
(Related: Enemy, Learning)

"There is no more sombre enemy of good art than the pram in the hall."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: Art, Enemy)

"Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of flattering illusions."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Thought, Friend, Action, Enemy)

"Oh, how sweet it is to pity the fate of an enemy who can no longer threaten us!"
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Enemy, Fate, Pity)

"Oh rage! Oh despair! Oh age, my enemy!"
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Age)

"Flee an enemy who knows your weakness."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Enemy, Weakness)

"The enemy is not just terrorism. It is the threat posed specifically by Islamist terrorism, by Bin Ladin and others who draw on a long tradition of extreme intolerance within a minority strain of Islam that does not distinguish politics from religion, and distorts both."
- John Cornyn
(Related: Politics, Religion, Islam, Enemy, Extreme, Intolerance, Minority, Terrorism, Tradition)

"The enemy is not Islam, the great world faith, but a perversion of Islam."
- John Cornyn
(Related: Faith, Islam, Enemy, World)

"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."
- Ann Coulter
(Related: Love, Work, Patriotism, Americans, Country, Dumb, Enemy, Hate, Liberals, Question)

"The real cure for our environmental problems is to understand that our job is to salvage Mother Nature. We are facing a formidable enemy in this field. It is the hunters... and to convince them to leave their guns on the wall is going to be very difficult."
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
(Related: Environmental, Nature, Mother, Cure, Enemy, Job, Problems)

"The second song is called 'Easy As Life,' which really describes the complete conflict of the whole story, her struggle of being in love with the enemy and also being in love with her people."
- Deborah Cox
(Related: Love, Life, People, Being, Conflict, Enemy, Song, Struggle)

"The enemy resembles us. Therefore, he needs to be approached not as an assembly of 'targets' to be destroyed one by one; but as a living, intelligent entity capable of acting and reacting."
- Martin Van Creveld
(Related: Acting, Enemy, Living, Needs)

"The enemy fought with savage fury, and met death with all its horrors, without shrinking or complaining: not one asked to be spared, but fought as long as they could stand or sit."
- Davy Crockett
(Related: Death, Enemy)

"Getting to the pint where the other is not the enemy is a big leap."
- Stanley Crouch
(Related: Enemy)

"If I liken the Pacific War to a football match, I can say to you that the first half is over, we have kicked off after the interval, and we are going to carry the ball into enemy territory for a smashing victory."
- John Curtin
(Related: War, Victory, Enemy, First, Football)

"I appeal to you as a soldier to spare me the humiliation of seeing my regiment march to meet the enemy and I not share its dangers."
- George Armstrong Custer
(Related: Enemy, March)

"I killed the President because he was the enemy of the good people, the good working people."
- Leon Czolgosz
(Related: People, Enemy, President)

"All great enterprises have a pearl of faith at their core, and this must be ours: that Americans are still a people born to liberty. That they retain the capacity for self-government. That, addressed as free-born, autonomous men and women of God-given dignity, they will rise yet again to drive back a mortal enemy."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Faith, Men, Women, People, God, Americans, Dignity, Enemy, Liberty, Self, Will)

"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
(Related: Business, Actor, Enemy, Regret)

"I just try to get out of my own way because if anyone is their own worst enemy, it's usually you."
- Taylor Dayne
(Related: Enemy)

"Second, the resolution contains the blatantly false assertion that negotiating a timeline for bringing U.S. troops home with the Iraqi government undermines U.S. national security. Such a statement shows a misunderstanding of the enemy we face in Iraq."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Government, Home, Enemy, Iraq, National security, Resolution, Troops)

"Vengeance is not the point; change is. But the trouble is that in most people's minds the thought of victory and the thought of punishing the enemy coincide."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Change, Thought, People, Victory, Enemy, Trouble, Vengeance)

"The hope and change the Democrats had in mind was nothing more than a retread of the failed and discredited socialist policies that have been the enemy of freedom for centuries all over the world. I fear America is teetering towards tyranny."
- Jim DeMint
(Related: Change, Fear, Hope, America, Democrats, Enemy, Freedom, Mind, Nothing, Tyranny, World)

"Every dictator is an enemy of freedom, an opponent of law."
- Demosthenes
(Related: Enemy, Freedom, Law)

"The one effective method of defending one's own territory from an offensive by air is to destroy the enemy's air power with the greatest possible speed."
- Giulio Douhet
(Related: Power, Enemy)

"To conquer the command of the air means victory; to be beaten in the air means defeat and acceptance of whatever terms the enemy may be pleased to impose."
- Giulio Douhet
(Related: Victory, Acceptance, Defeat, Enemy, May)

"We are going to have to be there until we defeat this enemy."
- Thelma Drake
(Related: Defeat, Enemy)

"The worst enemy of human hope is not brute facts, but men of brains who will not face them."
- Max Eastman
(Related: Men, Hope, Enemy, Facts, Will)

"Privilege is the greatest enemy of right."
- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
(Related: Enemy, Privilege, Right)

"Death is the last enemy: once we've got past that I think everything will be alright."
- Alice Thomas Ellis
(Related: Death, Past, Will)

"Children are a house's enemy. They don't mean to be - they just can't help it. It's their enthusiasm, their energy, their naturally destructive tendencies."
- Delia Ephron
(Related: Enthusiasm, Children, Enemy, Energy, Help)

"Everyone knows that by far the happiest and universally enjoyable age of man is the first. What is there about babies which makes us hug and kiss and fondle them, so that even an enemy would give them help at that age?"
- Desiderius Erasmus
(Related: Age, Kiss, Babies, Enemy, First, Help, Man)

"Rationalism is the enemy of art, though necessary as a basis for architecture."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Architecture, Art, Enemy)

"To identify the enemy is to free the mind."
- Mari Evans
(Related: Enemy, Mind)

"Balance is the enemy of art."
- Richard Eyre
(Related: Art, Balance, Enemy)

"In the time of battle the hammocs, together with their bedding, are all firmly corded, and fixed in the nettings on the quarter-deck, or whereever the men are too much exposed to the view or fire of the enemy."
- William Falconer
(Related: Men, Time, Battle, Enemy, Fire)

"Wine is a turncoat; first a friend and then an enemy."
- Henry Fielding
(Related: Friend, Enemy, First, Wine)

"Most people in this country believe that the American Communist Party and its dupes are the chief internal enemy of our economic system and our form of government. This is a serious mistake."
- John T. Flynn
(Related: Government, Mistake, People, American, Country, Enemy, Party)

"This most dangerous enemy is the American counterpart of the British Fabian Socialist, who denies that he is a Socialist and operates behind a mask which he calls National Planning."
- John T. Flynn
(Related: American, Enemy, Planning)

"Nothing is as dangerous as an ignorant friend; a wise enemy is to be preferred."
- Jean de La Fontaine
(Related: Friend, Enemy, Nothing)

"Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable."
- Jean de La Fontaine
(Related: Friend, Discretion, Enemy, Nothing)

"Everyone needs a warm personal enemy or two to keep him free from rust in the movable parts of his mind."
- Gene Fowler
(Related: Enemy, Mind, Needs)

"Men weren't really the enemy - they were fellow victims suffering from an outmoded masculine mystique that made them feel unnecessarily inadequate when there were no bears to kill."
- Betty Friedan
(Related: Men, Enemy, Suffering, Victims)

"Man is not the enemy here, but the fellow victim."
- Betty Friedan
(Related: Enemy, Man)

"Men are not the enemy, but the fellow victims. The real enemy is women's denigration of themselves."
- Betty Friedan
(Related: Men, Women, Enemy, Victims)

"Air warfare is a shot through the brain, not a hacking to pieces of the enemy's body."
- J. F. C. Fuller
(Related: Body, Enemy)

"To me our bombing policy appears to be suicidal. Not because it does not do vast damage to our enemy, it does; but because, simultaneously, it does vast damage to our peace aim, unless that aim is mutual economic and social annihilation."
- J. F. C. Fuller
(Related: Peace, Policy, Enemy)

"If you want to keep something concealed from your enemy, don't disclose it to your friend."
- Solomon Ibn Gabirol
(Related: Friend, Enemy, Want)

"If the area were on or near the U.S. continental shelf, such data could well provide an enemy with strategically invaluable insights into undersea access routes that could be used to attack some of the millions of Americans who live on or near our coasts."
- Frank Gaffney
(Related: Americans, Enemy)

"The enemy of the conventional wisdom is not ideas but the march of events."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: Wisdom, Ideas, Enemy, Events, March)

"Many pilots of the time were the opinion that a fighter pilot in a closed cockpit was an impossible thing, because you should smell the enemy. You could smell them because of the oil they were burning."
- Adolf Galland
(Related: Time, Enemy, Oil, Opinion)

"Modern science, then, so far from being an enemy of romance, is seen on every hand to be its sympathetic and resourceful friend, its swift and irresistible helper in its serious need, and an indulgent minister to its lighter fancies."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Science, Romance, Friend, Being, Enemy)

"It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Business, Religion, Enemy, Friends)

"Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Anger, Enemy, Pride, Swallows)

"In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy."
- J. Paul Getty
(Related: Experience, Change, Enemy)

"What good is a friend if you can't make an enemy of him?"
- William Gillette
(Related: Friend, Enemy)

"Education is dangerous - every educated person is a future enemy."
- Hermann Goering
(Related: Education, Enemy, Future)

"Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and not wait till they plunder our very homes."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Enemy)

"The newspaper is the natural enemy of the book, as the whore is of the decent woman."
- Edmond De Goncourt
(Related: Enemy, Woman)

"In responding to a terrorist attack, there are only two choices - take the fight to the enemy or wait until they hit you again. In my estimation, America chose the first."
- Kay Granger
(Related: America, Choices, Enemy, Fight, First)

"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 keep moving on."
- Ulysses S. Grant
(Related: Art, War, Enemy)

"One never really knows who one's enemy is."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: Enemy)

"We citizens don't need to know every detail of every military operation in this new kind of war. Nor should the media tell us and hence our enemy."
- David Hackworth
(Related: War, Detail, Enemy, Media, Military)

"Grunts on the line, where the enemy wants them dead, still goof off - even knowing that by letting their guard down they might die."
- David Hackworth
(Related: Enemy)

"Fortunately, it's still not too late to develop a comprehensive global strategy to eliminate our real enemy."
- David Hackworth
(Related: Strategy, Enemy)

"The idea that a war can be won by standing on the defensive and waiting for the enemy to attack is a dangerous fallacy, which owes its inception to the desire to evade the price of victory."
- Douglas Haig
(Related: War, Idea, Victory, Desire, Enemy, Waiting)

"The finishing off of the encircled enemy army is to be left to the Luftwaffe."
- Franz Halder
(Related: Army, Enemy)

"The left-wing, which consists of armoured and motorized forces and has no enemy in front of it, will be stopped dead in its tracks upon direct order from the Fuhrer."
- Franz Halder
(Related: Enemy, Order, Will)

"It is easy to be nice, even to an enemy - from lack of character."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Character, Enemy)

"In order to rally people, governments need enemies... if they do not have a real enemy, they will invent one in order to mobilize us."
- Nhat Hanh
(Related: People, Enemies, Enemy, Order, Will)

"Americans are xenophobic, they will believe their own people rather than the adversary, even a friendly enemy voice."
- Hanoi Hannah
(Related: People, Americans, Enemy, Voice, Will)

"Any time the Western way of war can be unleashed on an enemy stupid enough to enter its arena, victory is assured."
- Victor Davis Hanson
(Related: Time, War, Victory, Enemy)

"Give the enemy not only a road for flight, but also a means of defending it."
- Thomas Hardy
(Related: Enemy, Road)

"The greatest enemy of progress is not stagnation, but false progress."
- Sydney J. Harris
(Related: Progress, Enemy)

"The nature of journalism has been the enemy of idealism and the source of cynicism among American reporters and editors throughout our history."
- Richard Harwood
(Related: History, Nature, American, Cynicism, Editors, Enemy, Idealism, Journalism)

"We're real people and we're a band that's been playing on the scene for a long time. We've made a lot of friends, and one enemy we've always had was the NME. They've always basically slated us and they've basically never ever written about the music."
- Dan Hawkins
(Related: Music, Time, People, Enemy, Friends)

"Deterrence is the art of producing, in the mind of the enemy, the fear to attack."
- Sterling Hayden
(Related: Art, Fear, Enemy, Mind)

"The enemy is anybody who's going to get you killed, no matter which side he's on."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Enemy)

"Discipline is simply the art of making the soldiers fear their officers more than the enemy."
- Claude Adrien Helvetius
(Related: Art, Fear, Discipline, Enemy, Soldiers)

"What are you going to do to preserve a tradition that is the peculiar and unique culture that Judaism inculcates? The American Jewish community is not going to survive by lining up against its common enemy."
- Arthur Hertzberg
(Related: American, Community, Culture, Enemy, Judaism, Tradition)

"It is best to do things systematically, since we are only human, and disorder is our worst enemy."
- Hesiod
(Related: Disorder, Enemy)

"A civilized nation can have no enemies, and one cannot draw a line across a map, a line that doesn't even exist in nature and say that the ugly enemy lives on the one side, and good friends live on the other."
- Thor Heyerdahl
(Related: Nature, Enemies, Enemy, Friends, Nation, Ugly)

"The decision, therefore, lies here in the East; here must the Russian enemy, this people numbering two hundred million Russians, be destroyed on the battle field and person by person, and made to bleed to death ."
- Heinrich Himmler
(Related: Death, People, Decision, Battle, Enemy, Lies)

"One thing is certain: wherever the enemy lands, if once we can get to grips with him on the Continent, where we are not dependent on supplies from overseas, that ought to be, and will be, all right with us."
- Heinrich Himmler
(Related: Enemy, Right, Will)

"It will undoubtedly happen, that the enemy will make the attempt, today, tomorrow or the next day, at some time, to break into this fortress of Europe at one point or another. That will undoubtedly be the case."
- Heinrich Himmler
(Related: Time, Day, Enemy, Europe, Today, Tomorrow, Will)

"All we know is that, at times, fighting the Russians, we had to remove the piles of enemy bodies from before our trenches, so as to get a clear field of fire against new waves of assault."
- Paul von Hindenburg
(Related: Enemy, Fighting, Fire)

"Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: War, Assassination, Enemy, Future, Terror)

"He that is taken and put into prison or chains is not conquered, though overcome; for he is still an enemy."
- Thomas Hobbes
(Related: Enemy, Prison)

"You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Enemy)

"After my grandfather's plane took enemy fire, he was denied permission to land at the first available airstrip. In that classic British bureaucratic way, they said he had to go back to your own airbase in the Midlands. They crashed between the coast and the airfield."
- Tom Hooper
(Related: Enemy, Fire, First, Land)

"You needn't love your enemy, but if you refrain from telling lies about him, you are doing well enough."
- Edward W. Howe
(Related: Love, Enemy, Lies)

"We're fighting an enemy that is far different than any we have got before. It's a nontraditional kind of war, and I think we need to step back, recalibrate how we go about protecting our borders and protecting our people, and resetting our position in the world."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: War, People, Enemy, Fighting, World)

"I have said this in the past and I will continue to repeat it as long as I live: Whoever tries to hurt our national unity is my enemy until the day of judgement."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Day, Enemy, Hurt, Past, Unity, Will)

"Nothing is more useless in developing a nation's economy than a gun, and nothing blocks the road to social development more than the financial burden of war. War is the arch enemy of national progress and the modern scourge of civilized men."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Men, War, Development, Progress, Financial, Burden, Economy, Enemy, Nation, Nothing, Road)

"Our country was hit on 9/11, 2001. Everybody in the world knows that. It hasn't been easy to deal with a different kind of enemy, but that is what we have, a different kind of enemy."
- Kay Bailey Hutchison
(Related: Country, Enemy, World)

"People can't imagine an enemy that would cut someone's head off before a video camera and spread it out across the world. But that has happened with the kind of enemy we are now facing."
- Kay Bailey Hutchison
(Related: People, Enemy, Now, World)

"The worst enemy of life, freedom and the common decencies is total anarchy; their second worst enemy is total efficiency."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Life, Anarchy, Efficiency, Enemy, Freedom)

"Yeah, the industry has always been both the enemy and the best friend of the artist. They need each other. That's the bottom line."
- Chrissie Hynde
(Related: Friend, Artist, Enemy)

"The worst enemy of truth and freedom in our society is the compact majority."
- Henrik Ibsen
(Related: Society, Truth, Enemy, Freedom, Majority)

"The Jews are the enemy of National Socialism."
- Arthur Seyss Inquart
(Related: Enemy, Socialism)

"The natural principle of war is to do the most harm to our enemy with the least harm to ourselves; and this of course is to be effected by stratagem."
- Washington Irving
(Related: War, Enemy, Harm)

"Always mystify, mislead and surprise the enemy if possible."
- Thomas J. Jackson
(Related: Enemy)

"I am more afraid of alcohol than of all the bullets of the enemy."
- Thomas J. Jackson
(Related: Alcohol, Enemy)

"The greatest enemy of any one of our truths may be the rest of our truths."
- William James
(Related: Enemy, May, Rest)

"An enemy generally says and believes what he wishes."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Enemy, Wishes)

"There are always great dangers in letting the best be the enemy of the good."
- Roy Jenkins
(Related: Enemy)

"Western civilization, Christianity, decency are struggling for their very lives. In this worldwide civil war, race prejudice is our most dangerous enemy, for it is a disease at the very root of our democratic life."
- Mordecai Wyatt Johnson
(Related: Life, War, Civilization, Christianity, Decency, Disease, Enemy, Prejudice, Race)

"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."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Happiness, Enemy, Liberty, Poverty)

"Art hath an enemy called Ignorance."
- Ben Jonson
(Related: Art, Enemy, Ignorance)

"That attitude that fighting is probably not fair, but you have to defend yourself anyway and damage the enemy, has been profoundly consequential as far as my political activism goes."
- June Jordan
(Related: Attitude, Activism, Enemy, Fighting)

"The U.S. always needs an enemy. It comes and goes. Today it is Islam. According to this plan or ideology of the born-again Christians who formed an alliance with Zionism, Islam is the monster."
- Walid Jumblatt
(Related: Islam, Alliance, Enemy, Ideology, Needs, Today)

"There is a rule of Sharia: If the enemy wants to suppress you, you are supposed to put up a strong resistance."
- Akhmad Kadyrov
(Related: Enemy)

"I was never OJ's closest pal, and the media would say that over and over, but I wasn't his enemy either."
- Kato Kaelin
(Related: Enemy, Media)

"I know that elections must be limited only to those who understand that the Arabs are the deadly enemy of the Jewish state, who would bring on us a slow Auschwitz - not with gas, but with knives and hatchets."
- Meir Kahane
(Related: Elections, Enemy, State)

"Nuclear war is such an emotional subject that many people see the weapons themselves as the common enemy of humanity."
- Herman Kahn
(Related: War, People, Enemy, Humanity, Weapons)

"Mindless habitual behavior is the enemy of innovation."
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter
(Related: Behavior, Enemy, Innovation)

"We ought instead of retreating should follow up the enemy and take Richmond. And in full view of all responsible for such declaration, I say to you all, such an order can only be prompted by cowardice or treason."
- Philip Kearny
(Related: Cowardice, Enemy, Order, Treason)

"The Public - a thing I cannot help looking upon as an enemy, and which I cannot address without feelings of hostility."
- John Keats
(Related: Feelings, Enemy, Help, Public)

"Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Enemy, Self, World, Yield)

"We have met the enemy and he is us."
- Walt Kelly
(Related: Enemy)

"The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Truth, Lie, Enemy, Myth)

"We cannot expect that all nations will adopt like systems, for conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Growth, Conformity, Enemy, Freedom, Nations, Will)

"Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Growth, Conformity, Enemy, Freedom)

"This enemy of peace in the world today is unlike any we have seen in the past, and our military is learning from, and building on, previous successes while carrying peace and freedom into the future."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Peace, Building, Enemy, Freedom, Future, Learning, Military, Past, Today, World)

"Our enemy of international terrorism respects no laws of warfare or morality, and its individual members take innocent lives, just to create chaos for news cameras."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Morality, Chaos, Enemy, Laws, News, Terrorism)

"The soldier's main enemy is not the opposing soldier, but his own commander."
- Ramman Kenoun
(Related: Enemy)

"History shows that no enemy remains hostile forever, nor do friends remain friendly forever. For that reason, we intend to have normal relations with all."
- Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
(Related: History, Enemy, Friends, Reason)

"The honor of about 30 million votes remains with the Iranian nation and no enemy scheme would take away this dignity and honor from the Iranian nation."
- Ayatollah Khamenei
(Related: Dignity, Enemy, Honor, Nation)

"And I think people who sort of glibly say, 'Well, you know, they're not going to handle security, UAE is a great ally,' four and a half years ago, they were not an ally, they were working with the enemy, and if those same people are still there today that were there then, these are real serious issues."
- Peter King
(Related: People, Enemy, Security, Today, Years)

"Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Love, Friend, Enemy, Force)

"The enemy of idealism is zealotry."
- Neil Kinnock
(Related: Enemy, Idealism)

"No one will ever win the battle of the sexes; there's too much fraternizing with the enemy."
- Henry A. Kissinger
(Related: Battle, Enemy, Sexes, Will)

"It's well known by now that I had a special need to get Maureen's goat when ever the opportunity presented itself. I was a boy and she was the enemy... a girl."
- Christopher Knight
(Related: Opportunity, Enemy, Now)

"If you always been my enemy, it's still that way."
- Suge Knight
(Related: Enemy)

"Capitalism and the market are presented as synonymous, but they are not. Capitalism is both the enemy of the market and democracy."
- David Korten
(Related: Capitalism, Democracy, Enemy)

"This is a formidable enemy. To dismiss it as a bunch of 'cowards' perpetuating 'senseless acts of violence' is complacent nonsense. People willing to kill thousands of innocents while they kill themselves are not cowards. They are deadly vicious warriors and need to be treated as such."
- Charles Krauthammer
(Related: People, Cowards, Enemy, Nonsense, Violence)

"We started at once to dig our trenches, half of my platoon stepping forward abreast, the men being placed an arm's length apart. After laying their rifles down, barrels pointing to the enemy, a line was drawn behind the row of rifles and parallel to it."
- Fritz Kreisler
(Related: Men, Being, Enemy)

"When the principles that run against your deepest convictions begin to win the day, then the battle is your calling, and peace has become sin. You must at the price of dearest peace lay your convictions bare before friend and enemy with all the fire of your faith."
- Abraham Kuyper
(Related: Faith, Peace, Friend, Battle, Day, Enemy, Fire, Principles, Sin)

"By fighting a limited, defensive war, America permitted the enemy to endlessly re-supply their field armies."
- Nguyen Cao Ky
(Related: War, America, Enemy, Fighting)

"We fully support the strikes against terrorist targets, not against the country, not against the culture, not against a religion, but against an enemy of them all."
- Ricardo Lagos
(Related: Religion, Country, Culture, Enemy, Support)

"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."
- Dalai Lama
(Related: Enemy, Practice, Tolerance)

"I'm a sworn enemy of convention. I despise the conventional in anything, even the arts."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Enemy)

"More needs to be done to take the fight to the enemy and secure our borders against the terrorist threat. We need more protection on land, sea and air."
- Nick Lampson
(Related: Enemy, Fight, Land, Needs, Protection, Sea)

"We shall not fight for the preservation of the enemy, which has laid waste with death and desolation the fields and hills of Ireland for 700 years."
- James Larkin
(Related: Death, Enemy, Fight, Ireland, Waste, Years)

"He, who cannot forgive a trespass of malice to his enemy, has never yet tasted the most sublime enjoyment of love."
- Johann Kaspar Lavater
(Related: Love, Enemy, Enjoyment, Malice)

"The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy."
- Sam Levenson
(Related: Enemy, Grandparents, Reason)

"The people that make this country work, the people who pay on their mortgages, the people getting up and going to work, striving in this recession to not participate in it, they're not the enemy. They're the people that hire you. They're the people that are going to give you a job."
- Rush Limbaugh
(Related: Work, People, Country, Enemy, Job)

"The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Friend, Enemy)

"Whoever benefits his enemy with straightforward intention that man's enemies will soon fold their hands in devotion."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Benefits, Devotion, Enemies, Enemy, Intention, Man, Will)

"General Pickett, finding the battle broken while the enemy was still reinforcing, called the troops off."
- James Longstreet
(Related: Battle, Enemy, Troops)

"I don't have a warm personal enemy left. They've all died off. I miss them terribly because they helped define me."
- Clare Boothe Luce
(Related: Enemy)

"If my accent betrayed my foreign birth, it also stamped me as an enemy, in the imagination of the producers."
- Bela Lugosi
(Related: Imagination, Enemy)

"Reason is a whore, the greatest enemy that faith has."
- Martin Luther
(Related: Faith, Enemy, Reason)

"Reason is the enemy of faith."
- Martin Luther
(Related: Faith, Enemy, Reason)

"No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed from the enemy until it is ripe for execution."
- Niccolo Machiavelli
(Related: Enemy, Execution, Succeed)

"If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy."
- James Madison
(Related: Enemy, Fighting, Land, Oppression, Tyranny, Will)

"If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner."
- Nelson Mandela
(Related: Peace, Work, Enemy, Want)

"I believe that if you treat China as an enemy, then it is likely to become one."
- Peter Mandelson
(Related: Enemy)

"If we fight our enemy using the same inhumane and morally bankrupt techniques that we are trying to stop, we will simply become what we have beheld."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Enemy, Fight, Trying, Will)

"I am not an enemy of Adventism."
- Walter Martin
(Related: Enemy)

"I really didn't have any plans to record prior to doing My Own Best Enemy."
- Richard Marx
(Related: Enemy)

"So it was just a case of getting a bunch of songs that I had been writing for years but hadn't recorded together, and the result was My Own Best Enemy."
- Richard Marx
(Related: Enemy, Result, Songs, Writing, Years)

"People are what you make them. A scornful look turns into a complete fool a man of average intelligence. A contemptuous indifference turns into an enemy a woman who, well treated, might have been an angel."
- Andre Maurois
(Related: Intelligence, People, Enemy, Fool, Indifference, Man, Woman)

"You cannot tell the enemy you're going to leave and expect the enemy to not - and expect to succeed. I mean, that's just a fundamental of warfare."
- John McCain
(Related: Enemy, Succeed)

"Politics is the enemy of the imagination."
- Ian Mcewan
(Related: Imagination, Politics, Enemy)

"Knowledge is that possession that no misfortune can destroy, no authority can revoke, and no enemy can control. This makes knowledge the greatest of all freedoms."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Knowledge, Control, Authority, Enemy, Misfortune, Possession)

"A polite enemy is just as difficult to discredit, as a rude friend is to protect."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Friend, Enemy)

"Commitment is the enemy of resistance, for it is the serious promise to press on, to get up, no matter how many times you are knocked down."
- David McNally
(Related: Commitment, Enemy, Press, Promise)

"When an aggressor force continually launches attacks from a particular base of operations, it is sound military strategy to take the flight to the enemy."
- Timothy McVeigh
(Related: Strategy, Enemy, Force, Military, Sound)

"When politicians use fear, they are playing into the enemy's hand."
- John Mellencamp
(Related: Fear, Enemy, Politicians)

"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
(Related: Truth, Bitterness, Enemy, Joy, Present)

"Liberal whites are the greatest enemy of African Americans."
- James Meredith
(Related: African, Americans, Enemy, Liberal)

"When we go to war I will not ask the White Racist next to me what is he Christian or Atheist? I will only expect him or her to kill the enemy as I will."
- Tom Metzger
(Related: War, Christian, Enemy, Will)

"Moslems are no less an enemy than the Jews."
- Tom Metzger
(Related: Enemy)

"In almost all cases now the police are as much an enemy as the others."
- Tom Metzger
(Related: Enemy, Now, Police)

"Every man with a bellyful of the classics is an enemy to the human race."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Enemy, Man, Race)

"The real enemy can always be met and conquered, or won over. Real antagonism is based on love, a love which has not recognized itself."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Love, Enemy)

"The French were generous in giving us assistance in corps and army artillery, with its personnel, and we were confident from the start of our superiority over the enemy in guns of all calibers."
- Kelly Miller
(Related: Superiority, Army, Enemy, Giving)

"Moreover, broad plans commensurate with our national purpose and resources would bring conviction of our power to every soldier in the front line, to the nations associated with us in the war, and to the enemy."
- Kelly Miller
(Related: Power, War, Purpose, Conviction, Enemy, Nations)

"It's far easier to forgive an enemy after you've got even with him."
- Olin Miller
(Related: Enemy)

"Money couldn't buy friends, but you got a better class of enemy."
- Spike Milligan
(Related: Money, Class, Enemy, Friends)

"No plan of battle ever survives contact with the enemy."
- Helmuth von Moltke
(Related: Battle, Enemy)

"Nobody can deny but religion is a comfort to the distressed, a cordial to the sick, and sometimes a restraint on the wicked; therefore whoever would argue or laugh it out of the world without giving some equivalent for it ought to be treated as a common enemy."
- Mary Wortley Montagu
(Related: Religion, Comfort, Enemy, Giving, Restraint, World)

"I am not anyone's enemy."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Enemy)

"I know the established Christian theology... I know the enemy, but the enemy doesn't know me. Thus the enemy has already lost the war."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: War, Christian, Enemy, Theology)

"The Iraqis who have risen up against the occupation are not 'insurgents' or 'terrorists' or 'The Enemy.' They are the revolution, the Minutemen, and their numbers will grow - and they will win."
- Michael Moore
(Related: Enemy, Revolution, Numbers, Occupation, Will)

"This bored fantastic woman, with her animal nature, giving herself the pleasure of seeing her enemy struck down, not a particularly keen one for her because she is so weary of having all her desires satisfied."
- Gustave Moreau
(Related: Nature, Enemy, Giving, Pleasure, Woman)

"As to war, I am and always was a great enemy, at the same time a warrior the greater part of my life and were I young again, should still be a warrior while ever this country should be invaded and I lived."
- Daniel Morgan
(Related: Life, Time, War, Country, Enemy)

"Our party must continue to strike fear in the heart of the white man, our real enemy!"
- Robert Mugabe
(Related: Heart, Fear, Man, Party)

"In politics, madame, you need two things: friends, but above all an enemy."
- Brian Mulroney
(Related: Politics, Enemy, Friends)

"Our enemy is motivated by hatred and will not stop planning more plots against until they are ultimately defeated. Today was an important and necessary victory in the war, but there is a long road ahead. We must remain committed if we are to succeed and protect our liberty."
- Timothy Murphy
(Related: War, Victory, Enemy, Hatred, Liberty, Planning, Road, Succeed, Today, Will)

"Be careful in dealing with a man who cares nothing for comfort or promotion, but is simply determined to do what he believes to be right. He is a dangerous uncomfortable enemy, because his body, which you can always conquer, gives you little purchase upon his soul."
- Gilbert Murray
(Related: Soul, Body, Comfort, Enemy, Man, Nothing, Promotion, Right)

"You win battles by knowing the enemy's timing, and using a timing which the enemy does not expect."
- Miyamoto Musashi
(Related: Enemy)

"Although you may spend your life killing, You will not exhaust all your foes. But if you quell your own anger, your real enemy will be slain."
- Nagarjuna
(Related: Life, Anger, Enemy, Killing, May, Will)

"And we ask the American people to play an important part of our layered defense. We ask for cooperation, patience and a commitment to vigilance in the face of a determined enemy."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: People, American, Commitment, Cooperation, Defense, Enemy, Patience, Play, Vigilance)

"We do not have the luxury of two big oceans protecting us as we have had in the past, for we now have a new kind of enemy who deals with stealthiness. Our ability to protect ourselves is having the information ahead of time so we can thwart the attack."
- Bill Nelson
(Related: Time, Ability, Deals, Enemy, Information, Luxury, Now, Oceans, Past)

"Our country will, I believe, sooner forgive an officer for attacking an enemy than for letting it alone."
- Horatio Nelson
(Related: Country, Enemy, Will)

"No captain can do very wrong if he places his ship alongside that of the enemy."
- Horatio Nelson
(Related: Enemy, Wrong)

"Firstly you must always implicitly obey orders, without attempting to form any opinion of your own regarding their propriety. Secondly, you must consider every man your enemy who speaks ill of your king; and thirdly you must hate a Frenchman as you hate the devil."
- Horatio Nelson
(Related: Devil, Enemy, Hate, Man, Opinion)

"Gentlemen, when the enemy is committed to a mistake we must not interrupt him too soon."
- Horatio Nelson
(Related: Mistake, Enemy, Gentlemen)

"The scene was not a happy one yet we looked upon it in the cold stoical spirit of a soldier; a slight chilling pang and then a return soul and body to the enemy before us."
- Knute Nelson
(Related: Soul, Body, Enemy, Spirit)

"It is in Virginia and Georgia that the war now rages and where it will continue; for at these points - Richmond and Atlanta - the enemy's main strength is concentrated."
- Knute Nelson
(Related: War, Strength, Enemy, Now, Will)

"I have never made a friend from whom I could not separate, and I have never made an enemy that I could not approach."
- Tancredo Neves
(Related: Friend, Enemy)

"Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy."
- Isaac Newton
(Related: Art, Enemy, Tact)

"Any ideal system is its own worst enemy, and as soon as you start to implement these visions of grandeur, they just fall apart and turn into a complete tyranny."
- Ben Nicholson
(Related: Enemy, Tyranny, Visions)

"The best weapon against an enemy is another enemy."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Enemy)

"Go up close to your friend, but do not go over to him! We should also respect the enemy in our friend."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Friend, Enemy, Respect)

"And my real enemy is not to hold the specimen sterile, but it's the lighting. The light is our real enemy. So we have to work with very very poor lighting. But we can increase the light with computers."
- Lennart Nilsson
(Related: Computers, Work, Enemy, Light, Poor)

"The press is the enemy."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Enemy, Press)

"Our enemy is by tradition our savior, in preventing us from superficiality."
- Joyce Carol Oates
(Related: Enemy, Superficiality, Tradition)

"Secrecy is the enemy of efficiency, but don't let anyone know it."
- Ric Ocasek
(Related: Efficiency, Enemy, Secrecy)

"The reviewer is a singularly detested enemy because he is, unlike the hapless artist, invulnerable."
- Carroll O'Connor
(Related: Artist, Enemy)

"Advertising people who ignore research are as dangerous as generals who ignore decodes of enemy signals."
- David Ogilvy
(Related: People, Advertising, Enemy, Research)

"The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns, as it were, instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish squirting out ink."
- George Orwell
(Related: Enemy, Insincerity, Language, Words)

"Faith activates God - Fear activates the Enemy."
- Joel Osteen
(Related: Faith, God, Fear, Enemy)

"You can learn from anyone even your enemy."
- Ovid
(Related: Enemy)

"In the due exercise of your official power, in strictest accordance with law and the Constitution, you can deprive the enemy of that which, above all else, has given, and still gives him, aid and comfort."
- Robert Dale Owen
(Related: Power, Comfort, Constitution, Enemy, Exercise, Law)

"What is our greatest enemy? Segregation."
- Major Owens
(Related: Enemy)

"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
(Related: Duty, Enemy, Liberty, Oppression, Will)

"It is not a field of a few acres of ground, but a cause, that we are defending, and whether we defeat the enemy in one battle, or by degrees, the consequences will be the same."
- Thomas Paine
(Related: Battle, Cause, Consequences, Defeat, Enemy, Will)

"New terms used like, 'overseas contingency operation' instead of the word 'war' - that reflects a worldview that is out of touch with the enemy that we face. We can't spin our way out of this threat."
- Sarah Palin
(Related: Enemy, Word)

"It may be doubtful, at first, whether a person is an enemy or friend. Meat, if not properly digested, becomes poison; But poison, if used rightly, may turn medicinal."
- Saskya Pandita
(Related: Friend, Enemy, First, May, Poison)

"There is something that Governments care for far more than human life, and that is the security of property, and so it is through property that we shall strike the enemy. Be militant each in your own way. I incite this meeting to rebellion."
- Emmeline Pankhurst
(Related: Life, Care, Enemy, Meeting, Property, Rebellion, Security)

"Memory is man's greatest friend and worst enemy."
- Gilbert Parker
(Related: Friend, Enemy, Man, Memory)

"We learn our virtues from our friends who love us; our faults from the enemy who hates us. We cannot easily discover our real character from a friend. He is a mirror, on which the warmth of our breath impedes the clearness of the reflection."
- Jean Paul
(Related: Love, Friend, Character, Enemy, Faults, Friends, Reflection)

"There is nothing wrong with describing Conservatism as protecting the Constitution, protecting all things that limit government. Government is the enemy of liberty. Government should be very restrained."
- Ron Paul
(Related: Government, Conservatism, Constitution, Enemy, Liberty, Nothing, Wrong)

"Time is my greatest enemy."
- Evita Peron
(Related: Time, Enemy)

"We have met the enemy, and they are ours."
- Oliver Perry
(Related: Enemy)

"Man has no greater enemy than himself."
- Petrarch
(Related: Enemy, Man)

"The chief enemy of creativity is "good" sense."
- Pablo Picasso
(Related: Creativity, Enemy, Sense)

"The bottom line is how do we best provide for the security of the traveling public in light of a determined enemy who is adept at constructing well-designed, well-concealed devices which would not show up in a walk-through metal detector? We're trying to employ the best technology to identify any possible threat."
- John Pistole
(Related: Technology, Enemy, Light, Public, Security, Traveling, Trying)

"And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt."
- Sylvia Plath
(Related: Imagination, Life, Creativity, Enemy, Self)

"From the exterior face of the wall towers must be projected, from which an approaching enemy may be annoyed by weapons, from the embrasures of those towers, right and left."
- Marcus V. Pollio
(Related: Enemy, May, Right, Weapons)

"Terrorism is in good part an effective government propaganda; it serves to deflect attention from governmental abuse toward a mostly imagined, highly dangerous outside enemy."
- Mark Poster
(Related: Government, Abuse, Attention, Enemy, Propaganda, Terrorism)

"No battle plan survives contact with the enemy."
- Colin Powell
(Related: Battle, Enemy)

"Anyone who is an enemy of mine, let him love women, but let he who is my friend rejoice in men."
- Sextus Propertius
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Friend, Enemy)

"Russia is a part of European culture. Therefore, it is with difficulty that I imagine NATO as an enemy."
- Vladimir Putin
(Related: Culture, Difficulty, Enemy, Russia)

"I thoroughly enjoyed working on Enemy of the State. Tony Scott is an important director, and has an amazing ability to express himself, and he doesn't do it in musical terms , he does it in emotional terms. I got along really well with him."
- Trevor Rabin
(Related: Ability, Enemy, State)

"Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Power, Enemy, Liberty)

"Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free."
- Erich Maria Remarque
(Related: Enemy)

"There are a lot of people out there who think that I am their worst enemy, and I don't even care if these people exist."
- Boyd Rice
(Related: People, Care, Enemy)

"We need a common enemy to unite us."
- Condoleezza Rice
(Related: Enemy)

"Quantity in food is more to be regarded than quality. A full meal is a great enemy both to study and industry."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Food, Quality, Enemy, Quantity, Study)

"Of course no one thought of anything except of attacking the enemy. It lies in the instinct of every German to rush at the enemy wherever he meets him, particularly if he meets hostile cavalry."
- Manfred von Richthofen
(Related: Thought, Enemy, Instinct, Lies)

"I honored the fallen enemy by placing a stone on his beautiful grave."
- Manfred von Richthofen
(Related: Enemy, Grave)

"The idea is that that there is no such thing as an external enemy."
- Guy Ritchie
(Related: Idea, Enemy)

"It's about not letting the internal enemy, the real enemy, have his way because the more he does the stronger he becomes. The film's about the devastating results that can manifest from the internal enemy being unbridled and allowed to unleash chaos."
- Guy Ritchie
(Related: Being, Chaos, Enemy, Film, Results)

"I think knowing people by first names, not by what they do sexually, is really what it's about. Not being afraid. Fear is the enemy. I've always been comfortable with being gay."
- Herb Ritts
(Related: People, Fear, Being, Enemy, First, Gay, Names)

"I think the enemy is self-censorship. In a free society the biggest danger is that you're afraid to the point where you censor yourself."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: Society, Danger, Enemy, Self)

"Yes, I now that you feel you are not strong enough. That's what the enemy thinks too. But we're gonna fool them."
- Knute Rockne
(Related: Enemy, Fool, Now)

"If al Qaeda or any other enemy of our country manages to create a situation or explode a bomb or murder or incapacitate large numbers of our people, we cannot wait for 7 weeks of a special election in order to deal with that."
- Dana Rohrabacher
(Related: People, Country, Enemy, Murder, Numbers, Order)

"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
(Related: Success, Enemy, Fight, Troops, Weapons)

"Conservatives believe in providing Constitutional rights to our citizens, not to enemy combatants like Khalid Sheikh Mohammed."
- Mitt Romney
(Related: Enemy, Rights)

"Self-interest is the enemy of all true affection."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Affection, Enemy, Self)

"My opinion was that if we had a common enemy we should get together commonly."
- Julius Rosenberg
(Related: Enemy, Opinion)

"Security is something that serves Israeli interests and Palestinian interests. You have a common threat and you have a common enemy and it's important to deal with that as partners."
- Dennis Ross
(Related: Enemy, Security)

"I say quite deliberately that the Christian religion, as organized in its Churches, has been and still is the principal enemy of moral progress in the world."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Religion, Progress, Christian, Churches, Enemy, World)

"An enemy to whom you show kindness becomes your friend, excepting lust, the indulgence of which increases its enmity."
- Saadi
(Related: Friend, Enemy, Kindness, Lust)

"Georgia does not need Russia as an enemy."
- Mikhail Saakashvili
(Related: Enemy, Russia)

"It is always disarming to treat with the enemy, so to speak."
- Morley Safer
(Related: Enemy)

"Our goal is not to crush the enemy at any price, but to make it realize that it is illegal to take up arms to overthrow a democratically elected government."
- Jose Eduardo Dos Santos
(Related: Government, Goal, Enemy)

"If you want to treat China as an enemy, you have a much better chance of making them an enemy than if you treat them as a potential friend."
- Jim Sasser
(Related: Friend, Chance, Enemy, Potential, Want)

"Nothing would more contribute to make a man wise than to have always an enemy in his view."
- George Savile
(Related: Enemy, Man, Nothing)

"Bin Laden does reprehensible activities, and we should surely take care of that by killing him as soon as we can. But he's not an irrational man. He's a very worthy enemy. He's an enemy to worry about."
- Michael Scheuer
(Related: Care, Enemy, Killing, Man, Worry)

"A merely fallen enemy may rise again, but the reconciled one is truly vanquished."
- Friedrich Schiller
(Related: Enemy, May)

"No country in history ever sent mothers of toddlers off to fight enemy soldiers until the United States did this in the Iraq war."
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: History, War, Country, Enemy, Fight, Iraq, Mothers, Soldiers, states, United)

"Politically speaking, you don't necessarily give away information that allows your enemy to get an upper hand. But at the same time you don't keep reality from the population."
- Dwight Schultz
(Related: Time, Enemy, Information, Population, Reality)

"Yes, Israel's our ally. But, are the Palestinians our enemy? No, they are not."
- Brent Scowcroft
(Related: Enemy, Israel)

"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
(Related: Courage, Animals, Conviction, Enemy, Weapons)

"There are only two cases in which war is just: first, in order to resist the aggression of an enemy, and second, in order to help an ally who has been attacked."
- Charles de Secondat
(Related: War, Aggression, Enemy, First, Help, Order)

"'Tis best to weigh the enemy more mighty than he seems."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Enemy)

"What, man, defy the devil. Consider, he's an enemy to mankind."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Devil, Enemy, Man, Mankind)

"The only peace that can be made with a dictator is once that must be based on deterrence. For today, the dictator may be your friend, but tomorrow he will need you as an enemy."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Peace, Friend, Enemy, May, Today, Tomorrow, Will)

"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
(Related: War, Enemy, Extremism, Fight, Hatred, Terror, Today)

"Our military commanders have said over and over again that a timetable for withdrawal sends the wrong message to our troops, but more importantly to our enemy."
- Bill Shuster
(Related: Commanders, Enemy, Military, Troops, Wrong)

"Alcohol may be man's worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy."
- Frank Sinatra
(Related: Love, Bible, Alcohol, Enemy, Man, May)

"However, the combination of civil resistance, of large-scale mass activities and strikes, with a certain degree of revolutionary violence, could provoke a crisis in the enemy's camp that would ultimately lead to essential changes."
- Joe Slovo
(Related: Crisis, Enemy, Violence)

"Eventually, it is found out but it takes time especially in the conditions when communication is difficult, when the enemy is making it extremely awkward for information to come out, to go."
- Joe Slovo
(Related: Time, Communication, Enemy, Information)

"Let the poor man count as his enemy, and his worst enemy, every invader of the right of free discussion."
- Gerrit Smith
(Related: Enemy, Man, Poor, Right)

"He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his post and fights against the enemy."
- Socrates
(Related: Courage, Enemy, Man, Post)

"No enemy is worse than bad advice."
- Sophocles
(Related: Advice, Enemy)

"Number one, that it is smart to communicate and negotiate with your enemy instead of just waging war with bombs and weapons of mass destruction."
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Related: War, Bombs, Destruction, Enemy, Weapons)

"The greatest enemy to human souls is the self-righteous spirit which makes men look to themselves for salvation."
- Charles Spurgeon
(Related: Men, Enemy, Salvation, Self, Spirit)

"The Giants were a good team, but our biggest enemy was said to be Candlestick Park."
- Willie Stargell
(Related: Enemy, Giants)

"When the King is checked, or any valuable Piece in danger from the attack of an enemy, you are said to interpose a man when you play it between the attacked and attacking Piece."
- Howard Staunton
(Related: Danger, Enemy, Man, Play)

"When a Piece or Pawn is in a situation to be taken by the enemy, it is said to be en prise. To put a piece en prise, is to play it so that it may be captured."
- Howard Staunton
(Related: Enemy, May, Play)

"The truth that is suppressed by friends is the readiest weapon of the enemy."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Truth, Enemy, Friends)

"Many of our soldiers are stationed at Camp Coyote just south of the Iraqi border. This is how you know we have a strong army, when you can actually tell your enemy exactly where your camp is and what its name is."
- Jon Stewart
(Related: Army, Enemy, Name, Soldiers)

"That is the thankless position of the father in the family - the provider for all, and the enemy of all."
- August Strindberg
(Related: Family, Father, Enemy)

"I am the sworn, eternal and uncompromising enemy of the liquor traffic."
- Billy Sunday
(Related: Enemy, Liquor)

"In order to have an enemy, one must be somebody. One must be a force before he can be resisted by another force. A malicious enemy is better than a clumsy friend."
- Anne Sophie Swetchine
(Related: Friend, Enemy, Force, Order)

"One must be a somebody before they can have a enemy. One must be a force before he can be resisted by another force."
- Anne Sophie Swetchine
(Related: Enemy, Force)

"Our vanity is the constant enemy of our dignity."
- Anne Sophie Swetchine
(Related: Dignity, Enemy, Vanity)

"One enemy can do more hurt than ten friends can do good."
- Jonathan Swift
(Related: Enemy, Friends, Hurt)

"Treat your friend as if he might become an enemy."
- Publilius Syrus
(Related: Friend, Enemy)

"Know that you are your greatest enemy, but also your greatest friend."
- Jeremy Taylor
(Related: Friend, Enemy)

"Man's wisdom is his best friend; folly his worst enemy."
- William Temple
(Related: Wisdom, Friend, Enemy, Folly, Man)

"Truth engenders hatred of truth. As soon as it appears, it is the enemy."
- Tertullian
(Related: Truth, Enemy, Hatred)

"It pays to know the enemy - not least because at some time you may have the opportunity to turn him into a friend."
- Margaret Thatcher
(Related: Time, Opportunity, Friend, Enemy, May)

"Passivity is fatal to us. Our goal is to make the enemy passive."
- Mao Tse Tung
(Related: Goal, Enemy)

"Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically."
- Mao Tse Tung
(Related: Enemy)

"Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy."
- Mao Tse Tung
(Related: Love, Communism, Enemy)

"Now the reason the enlightened prince and the wise general conquer the enemy whenever they move and their achievements surpass those of ordinary men is foreknowledge."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Men, Enemy, Now, Reason)

"If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Fear, Enemy, Results)

"Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a thousand victories."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Enemy, Self)

"It is essential to seek out enemy agents who have come to conduct espionage against you and to bribe them to serve you. Give them instructions and care for them. Thus doubled agents are recruited and used."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Care, Enemy)

"In the practical art of war, the best thing of all is to take the enemy's country whole and intact; to shatter and destroy it is not so good."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Art, War, Country, Enemy)

"If you are far from the enemy, make him believe you are near."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Enemy)

"If ignorant both of your enemy and yourself, you are certain to be in peril."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Enemy)

"Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Disaster, Enemy, Fight)

"When envoys are sent with compliments in their mouths, it is a sign that the enemy wishes for a truce."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Compliments, Enemy, Wishes)

"To fight and conquer in all our battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Enemy, Excellence, Fight, Fighting)

"Thus, what is of supreme importance in war is to attack the enemy's strategy."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: War, Strategy, Enemy, Importance)

"Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Enemy, Excellence, Fighting)

"The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Art, War, Enemy, Fighting)

"The opportunity to secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but the opportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Opportunity, Defeat, Enemy, Lies)

"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
(Related: Opportunity, Possibility, Defeat, Enemy, First, Old)

"He who is prudent and lies in wait for an enemy who is not, will be victorious."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Enemy, Lies, Will)

"For to win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of skill."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Enemy, Fighting, Skill)

"For them to perceive the advantage of defeating the enemy, they must also have their rewards."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Enemy)

"In an industrial society which confuses work and productivity, the necessity of producing has always been an enemy of the desire to create."
- Raoul Vaneigem
(Related: Society, Work, Desire, Enemy, Necessity, Productivity)

"Where do you find the strength to brave a barrage of enemy fire and to bring your wounded friends to safety at great risk to your own life? Conviction."
- Guy Verhofstadt
(Related: Life, Strength, Conviction, Enemy, Fire, Friends, Risk, Safety)

"From the wrestling of his own soul with the great enemy, comes that depth and mystery which startles us in Hamlet."
- Jones Very
(Related: Soul, Enemy, Mystery, Wrestling)

"The body of a dead enemy always smells sweet."
- Titus Flavius Vespasian
(Related: Body, Enemy)

"Without any formal orders to retreat, what was left of the several organizations yielded to a general impulse to abandon the field. Officers and men became controlled by the one thought of getting as far as possible from the enemy."
- Henry Villard
(Related: Men, Thought, Enemy)

"Who asks whether the enemy was defeated by strategy or valor?"
- Virgil
(Related: Strategy, Enemy, Valor)

"The best is the enemy of the good."
- Voltaire
(Related: Enemy)

"It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind."
- Voltaire
(Related: Enemy, Mankind, Rest)

"Better is the enemy of good."
- Voltaire
(Related: Enemy)

"If people think nature is their friend, then they sure don't need an enemy."
- Kurt Vonnegut
(Related: Nature, People, Friend, Enemy)

"My youth passed at the time of the country's reconstruction from the ruins and ashes of the war in which my nation never bowed to the enemy paying the highest price in the struggle."
- Lech Walesa
(Related: Time, War, Country, Enemy, Nation, Struggle, Youth)

"I have always been and will be an enemy of communism, but I love all people."
- Lech Walesa
(Related: Love, People, Communism, Enemy, Will)

"With freedom comes responsibility, and I can think of no responsibility greater than putting on a U.S military uniform and standing in the gap between an enemy threat and civilian life."
- Zack Wamp
(Related: Life, Enemy, Freedom, Military, Responsibility)

"If you have an enemy, then learn and know your enemy, don't just be mad at him or her."
- Denzel Washington
(Related: Enemy)

"War - An act of violence whose object is to constrain the enemy, to accomplish our will."
- George Washington
(Related: War, Act, Enemy, Violence, Will)

"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."
- George Washington
(Related: Experience, Enemy, Possession)

"Among the notable things about fire is that it also requires oxygen to burn - exactly like its enemy, life. Thereby are life and flames so often compared."
- Otto Weininger
(Related: Life, Enemy, Fire)

"The enemy of art is the absence of limitations."
- Orson Welles
(Related: Art, Absence, Enemy, Limitations)

"The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age."
- Orson Welles
(Related: Age, Life, Society, Class, Enemy, Middle age, Middle class)

"I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by God, they frighten me."
- Arthur Wellesley
(Related: Men, God, Effect, Enemy, Will)

"As Lord Chesterfield said of the generals of his day, 'I only hope that when the enemy reads the list of their names, he trembles as I do.'"
- Duke of Wellington
(Related: Hope, Day, Enemy, Names)

"I found out only recently that we were making an index of enemy code signs."
- Mary Wesley
(Related: Enemy)

"I do not believe that the men who served in uniform in Vietnam have been given the credit they deserve. It was a difficult war against an unorthodox enemy."
- William Westmoreland
(Related: Men, War, Credit, Enemy, Vietnam)

"But the threat posed by the radical Islamists represents an unusual conflict, unlike any experienced by our nation before: we face an enemy that is not a state."
- Paul Weyrich
(Related: Conflict, Enemy, Nation, Radical, State)

"One of the most time-consuming things is to have an enemy."
- E. B. White
(Related: Time, Enemy)

"The best way to get along is never to forgive an enemy or forget a friend."
- Walter Winchell
(Related: Friend, Enemy, Forget)

"When I'm left on my own I'm my own worst enemy."
- Ron Wood
(Related: Enemy)

"The higher the hill, the stronger the wind: so the loftier the life, the stronger the enemy's temptations."
- John Wycliffe
(Related: Life, Enemy, Temptations)

"A pitcher has to look at the hitter as his mortal enemy."
- Early Wynn
(Related: Enemy)

"A military man can scarcely pride himself on having smitten a sleeping enemy; it is more a matter of shame, simply, for the one smitten."
- Isoroku Yamamoto
(Related: Enemy, Man, Military, Pride, Shame)

"We did not fight the Americans or the Europeans. We fight only the Israeli enemy that took our homes and homeland."
- Ahmed Yassin
(Related: Americans, Enemy, Fight)

"The current stage does not allow the entrance of everyone into a military conflict, however everyone must be ready for the day in which it might take place, as the Zionist enemy is planning to attack our people and to control our land once again."
- Ahmed Yassin
(Related: People, Control, Conflict, Day, Enemy, Land, Military, Planning)

"However, the resources at our people's disposal are very few and we require assistance from the neighboring Arab countries, and for weapons in order to fight the enemy."
- Ahmed Yassin
(Related: People, Countries, Enemy, Fight, Order, Weapons)

"The innocent and the beautiful have no enemy but time."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Time, Enemy)

"The way politics divides the world is into friend and enemy."
- Francis Parker Yockey
(Related: Politics, Friend, Enemy, World)

"Hatred is not contained in political thinking. Any hatred worked up against the public enemy is non-political, and always shows some weakness in the internal political situation."
- Francis Parker Yockey
(Related: Enemy, Hatred, Public, Thinking, Weakness)

"Applying different standards to al Qaeda does not abandon Geneva, but only recognizes that the U.S. faces a stateless enemy never contemplated by the Conventions."
- John Yoo
(Related: Enemy, Faces)

"Environmentalists are a socialist group of individuals that are the tool of the Democrat Party. I'm proud to say that they are my enemy. They are not Americans, never have been Americans, never will be Americans."
- Don Young
(Related: Americans, Enemy, Party, Will)

"An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy."
- Mao Zedong
(Related: Army, Culture, Defeat, Enemy)

"War itself is the enemy of the human race."
- Howard Zinn
(Related: War, Enemy, Race)