Quotes by enemy
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Francis Maitland Balfour
British biologist 1851-1882
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.
German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
Ambition is the grand enemy of all peace.Source: The meaning of culture
Irish writer 1854-1900
As for the virtuous poor, one can pity them, of course, but one cannot possibly admire them. They have made private terms with the enemy, and sold their birthright for very bad pottage. They must also be extraordinarily stupid.
Hence to fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Florentijns staatsphilosopher 1469-1527
I consider it a mark of great prudence in a man to abstain from threats or any contemptuous expressions, for neither of these weaken the enemy, but threats make him more cautious, and the other excites his hatred, and a desire to revenge himself.
If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.
O divine art of subtlety and secrecy! Through you we learn to be invisible, through you inaudible and hence we can hold the enemy's fate in our hands.
American community organizer and writer 1909-1972
Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have.
German preacher 1483-1546
Reason is a whore, the greatest enemy that faith has.
American Theologian, Founder of ''Universalism'' 1771-1852
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.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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.
French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
The best is the enemy of the good.
Charles Caleb Colton
English writer 1780-1832
The greatest friend of Truth is time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion Humility.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.