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21 Enemy Quotes

A man's greatness can be measured by his enemies.

Don Piatt Quotes

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One very important ingredient of success is a good, wide-awake, persistent, tireless enemy.

Frank B. Shutts Quotes

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Nothing would more contribute to make a man wise than to have always an enemy in his view.

Lord Halifax Quotes

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Man is his own worst enemy.

Cicero Quotes

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To mortify and even to injure an opponent, reproach him with the very defect or vice ... you feel ... in yourself.

Ivan Turgenev Quotes

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

Josh Billings Quotes

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If you have no enemies, you are apt to be in the same predicament in regard to friends.

Elbert Hubbard Quotes

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Everyone needs a warm personal enemy or two to keep him free from rust in the movable parts of his mind.

Gene Fowler Quotes

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An enemy is anyone who tells the truth about you.

Elbert Hubbard Quotes

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We have met the enemy and he is us.

Walt Kelly Quotes

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Woe to those who spit on the beat generation, the wind will blow it back.

Kerouac Jack Quotes

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I destroy my enemy when I make him my friend. Abraham Lincoln There is no little enemy. •Benjamin Franklin The friend of my enemy is my enemy. •Anonymous With friends like this, who needs enemies? •Henny Youngman It is impossible for one person to know another so well that he can dispense with belief. •Friedrich Durrenmatt The quarrels of friends are the opportunities of foes. •Aesop The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy. •Sam Levenson It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend. •William Blake He hasn't an enemy in the world - but all his friends hate him. •Eddie Cantor You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you. •Eric Hoffer 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 It is hard to fight an enemy who has outposts in your head. •Sally Kempton 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. •Ricther Mankind's worst enemy is fear of work. •Anonymous Enemies promises were made to be broken. •Aesop The worst tyrants are those which establish themselves in our own breasts. •William Ellery Channing You shall judge a man by his foes as well as by his friends. •Joseph Conrad Love your enemies just in case your friends turn out to be a bunch of bastards. •R A Dickson I have met the enemy, and it is the eyes of other people. •Benjamin Franklin A wise man learns more from his enemies than a fool from his friends. •Baltasar Gracian 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! •Warren Gamaliel Harding Man's chief enemy is his own unruly nature and the dark forces put up within him. •Ernest Jones Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names. •John F. Kennedy Only enemies speak the truth. Friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty. •Stephen King Our enemies come nearer the truth in the opinions they form of us than we do in our opinion of ourselves. •Francois De La Rochefoucauld There is no stronger bond of friendship than a mutual enemy. •Frankfort Moore He who lives by fighting with an enemy has an interest in the preservation of the enemy's life. •Friedrich Nietzsche Bear patiently with a rival. •Ovid Talk well of your friends and of your enemies say nothing. •Proverb 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. •Dante Gabriel Rossetti Remember, to them it is us who are the enemy. •N. F. Simpson 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. •Gordon Sumner One enemy can do more hurt than ten friends can do good. •Jonathan Swift In my life, I have prayed but one prayer: oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.

Benjamin Franklin Quotes

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Five great enemies to peace inhabit with us: viz., avarice, ambition, envy, anger and pride. If those enemies were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.

Petrarch Quotes

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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 Quotes

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Our real enemies are the people who make us feel so good that we are slowly, but inexorably, pulled down into the quicksand of smugness and self-satisfaction.

Sydney Harris Quotes

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You needn't love your enemy, but if you refrain from telling lies about him, you are doing well enough.

Ed Howe Quotes

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When you are ill make haste to forgive your enemies, for you may recover.

Ambrose Bierce Quotes

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Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults.

Antisthenes Quotes

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I wish my deadly foe no worse, Than want of friends, and empty purse.

Nicholas Breton Quotes

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There is no little enemy.

Benjamin Franklin Quotes

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A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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