Enemies Quotes

G.K. Chesterton

The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because
The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people.

N. Scott Momaday

They have assumed the names and gestures of their enemies, but have held on to their own, secret souls; and in this there is a resistance and an overcoming, a long outwaiting.

Donald Trump

My Twitter has become so powerful that I can actually make my enemies tell the truth.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.

Mahatma Gandhi

Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.. Mahatma Gandhi
Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.

Abraham Lincoln

Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?

Friedrich Nietzsche

The life of the enemy . Whoever lives for the sake of combating an enemy has
The life of the enemy . Whoever lives for the sake of combating an enemy has an interest in the enemy's staying alive.

Laurell K. Hamilton

The truth may not set you free, but used carefully, it can confuse the hell out of your enemies.

Ram Mohan

Never delete but save the numbers of your enemies.. so that it helps you avoid them better.

Michael Bassey Johnson

When you start listening to side talks, you begin to behave like a child, and you must kill the child to sustain the man, the man is always overlooking and philosophical.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Take good care of your final word. If your final say will hunt you in day's
Take good care of your final word. If your final say will hunt you in day's ahead, then hold back the words, and let silence speak.

Victor Hugo

Friend' is sometimes a word devoid of meaning; enemy, never.. Victor Hugo
Friend' is sometimes a word devoid of meaning; enemy, never.

Yasmine Galenorn

Words can be powerful allies. Or enemies

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The will of God, to which the law gives expression, is that men should defeat their enemies by loving them.

Alan Bradley

I am often thought of as being remarkably bright, and yet my brains, more often than not, are busily devising new and interesting ways of bringing my enemies to sudden, gagging, writhing, agonizing death.

Baltasar Gracián

A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.

Forrest Carter

It is good that a man's enemies want him dead, for it proves he has lived a life of worth.

Robert Jordan

A man falling off a cliff to certain death will stretch out a hand even to his worst enemy.

Amaka Imani Nkosazana

The enemy plotted against you and awaited your downfall. Look at you surviving. And your enemies can not figure out how. What you have inside is greater than any negative force.

Mahatma Gandhi

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.

Frank Sinatra

Alcohol may be man's worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.

T.A. Miles

He’d never really given religion much thought himself. It was just there, one of the basic fundamentals of life and living; Heaven is generally good and one should aspire to end up there, and Hell is decidedly foul and one should generally direct their enemies there.

Takayuki Yamaguchi

He had been dazzled. Because of the dazzling brightness, he had had to kill [Seigen]. All who had encountered Seigen had had their hearts stolen by that brightness. That envy had turned to malice.

Ram Mohan

It is always better to be surrounded by enemies that make you strong, than to be crushed between friends that make you weak.

Gilles Deleuze

You never walk alone. Even the devil is the lord of flies.

Kimberly Novosel

I didn’t answer. We were not buddies. We could not chat about the proximity of our offices, or football, or forgiveness.

A.J. Darkholme

We must always be careful never to make more enemies than we could handle if they were all to attack at once.

Sidney Sheldon

To be successful you need friends and to be very successful you need enemies.

Ari Gold

To be successful, you need friends. To be very successful, you need enemies.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Your enemies are not to be destroyed, grant them longevity to witness your success.

Enock Maregesi

Wakati ndege inapaa huwa inapambana na upepo. Lakini inapaa, hata hivyo.

Howard Tayler

Maxim 29:
The enemy of my enemy is my enemy's enemy. No more. No less.

-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries

Chuck Palahniuk

After long enough, everyone in the world will be you enemy.

William Hazlitt

He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies.

Michael Bassey Johnson

When you don't fight your adversary, you become the coward in the sight of animalistic breeds, but they forget that your real strength stays in the whisper of your voice.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Once you have money and fame, the next thing you should expect is scandal and shame..
Once you have money and fame, the next thing you should expect is scandal and shame.

Michael Bassey Johnson

The stupidity of gossips is that they become frightened when they see your face, and a little word from your mouth makes them vibrate like an electrocuted criminal.

Nelson Mandela

If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner. -Nelson Mandela, activist, South African president, Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1918)

Walter Kirn

Memo to extreme partisans: If you can't bring yourselves to love your enemies, can you at least learn to hate your friends?

Enock Maregesi

Kushirikiana na maadui wa nchi yetu ni hatia ya kosa la uhaini. Adhabu yake ni kifo, au kifungo cha maisha.

Enock Maregesi

Kusaliti nchi, ambayo majeshi ya ulinzi na usalama yameundwa kuilinda, ni miongoni mwa makosa makubwa kabisa kuweza kufanywa na mtu! Adhabu yake ni kifungo cha maisha jela, au kunyongwa hadi kufa.

Enock Maregesi

Unaweza kusaliti nchi kwa sababu za kiitikadi, kisiasa, matatizo ya akili, au pesa. Ukifanya hivyo na ukabainika; utawajibika kwa adhabu ya kifo, au maisha.

Oscar Wilde

I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects.

Eric Jerome Dickey

Sleeping with strangers will have you walking with enemies.

Kurt Vonnegut

If people think nature is their friend then they sure don't need an enemy.

Marie Rukoski

If you won't be my friend, you'll regret being my enemy

S.E. Zbasnik

He was king, if he didn’t have enemies he wasn’t doing it right.

Akuku Mach Pep

Keep your friends close, enemies closer. Takes little effort to drive a sharp knife through their hearts when they outlive their uselessness!

James D. Sass

The enemies of your enemies are not always your friends, but they can still be useful.

Sun Tzu

Through you we learn to be invisible, through you inaudible; and hence we can hold the enemy's fate in our hands.

Sun Tzu

Whoever is first in the field and awaits the coming of the enemy, will be fresh for the fight; whoever is second in the field and has to hasten to battle will arrive exhausted.

Sun Tzu

Do not swallow bait offered by the enemy. Do not interfere with an army that is returning home.

Sun Tzu

For should the enemy strengthen his van, he will weaken his rear; should he strengthen his rear, he will weaken his van; should he strengthen his left, he will weaken his right; should he strengthen his right, he will weaken his left. If he sends reinforcements everywhere, he will everywhere be weak.

Sun Tzu

If we wish to fight, the enemy can be forced to an engagement even though he be sheltered behind a high rampart and a deep ditch. All we need do is attack some other place that he will be obliged to relieve.

Justin K. McFarlane Beau

They cannot hurt you; their active participation, the enthusiasm in their willingness to try, proves their natural affinity and disposition to ruin, chaos, and sabotage.

Some do not learn you to earn you, they learn you to burn you.

Auliq Ice

We are not enemies but we are just hostile to each other because of our different views and opinions.

A.J. Darkholme

Sic vis pacem para bellum - if you want peace, prepare for war.

Moshe Dayan

If you want to make peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.

Kate Elliott

Are these soldiers really our enemy, or only the worst reflection of our own selves?... We made them. We have to unmake them, not just defeat or kill them.

Michael Bassey Johnson

God's anger is the toil and suffering of man. Man's anger is the love and worship of his enemy.

Sun Tzu

Therefore the clever combatant imposes his will on the enemy, but does not allow the enemy's will to be imposed on him.

Sun Tzu

Appear at points which the enemy must hasten to defend; march swiftly to places where you are not expected.

Barbara Deming

I think the only choice that will enable us to hold to our vision is one that abandons the concept of naming enemies and adopts a concept familiar to the nonviolent tradition: naming behavior that is oppressive

Amit Kalantri

Don't make such decisions whose bad results make you look like you are your own enemy.

Amit Kalantri

I am not stopping till my enemies become my friends.

Jacob M. Appel

Never make enemies of anyone younger or healthier than you are. They write your history.


There is nothing more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.

Auliq Ice

Deep down a broken heart, all the sadness one can bear is misery.

Virchand Gandhi

May peace rule the universe; may peace rule in kingdoms and empires; may peace rule in states and in the lands of the potentates; may peace rule in the house of friends and may peace also rule in the house of enemies.

Anne E.G. Nydam

Why is it considered so glorious to kill an enemy, when it is not considered contemptible to create one?

Carlos Ruiz Zafón

There are two things in life you cannot choose. The first is your enemies; the second your family. Sometimes the difference between them is hard to see, but in the end time will show you that the cards you have been dealt could always have been worse.

Michael Bassey Johnson

If you follow the pescribed way of how people want you to be, then it will be of great relieve if you commit suicide than to be dragged along like a donkey.

Buky Ojelabi

In life you will have many enemies. Make sure you are not one of them.

Christina Westover

Sometimes I just want to paint the words "It's my fault" across my forehead to save people the time of being pissed off at me.

Ellis Peters

Only people who're positive enough to have friends have enemies. When you're as glum and morose as he was, people just give up and go away.

Irene Butter

Enemies are people who's story you haven't heard, or who's face you haven't seen.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Don't become a random photograph in the eyes of friends, and even your enemies, for each glance at your face will cause a declination of value and reputation. Create value, through scarcity.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

He makes no friends who never made a foe.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become. Except in cases of necessity, which are rare, leave your friend to learn unpleasant things from his enemies; they are ready enough to tell them.

Orson Scott Card

Home is anywhere that you know all your friends and all your enemies.


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.

Gautama Buddha

It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.

Hark Herald Sarmiento

Friends never turn as enemies. If they did, they were never your friends at all.

Tim Fargo

Your friends will believe in your potential, your enemies will make you live up to it.

Margaret Mitchell

These three ladies disliked and distrusted one another as heartily as the First Triumvirate of Rome, and their close alliance was probably for the same reason.

Paul Dale

Keep your friends close and your enemies dead.

Jennifer A. Nielsen

Villains and plots and enemies are simple things to me. But friendships are complicated, and love is harder still. It has wounded me deeper than a sword ever could.

Donna Lynn Hope

Who knows you more...your friend or your enemy? It's your enemy that pursues with passion while your friend engages at leisure.

Bryant McGill

The fish does not know it is wet. America is immersed in violence. The violence is in our souls. The enemy is within.

Michael Bassey Johnson

We cherish reprobates, not for their cruelty, but for their little show of patronage.

Orson Scott Card

Personal affection is a luxury you can have only after all your enemies are eliminated. Until then, everyone you love is a hostage, sapping your courage and corrupting your judgment.

Michael Bassey Johnson

If a negative viewer looks at you with an ugly fiendish eye, find a way and pluck off his eyes, or better still, protect your good image.

Heather Brewer

Wrong. Enemies don't fight with such determined passion. That kind of focus is reserved for friends at odds with one another."
pg 69 Tomas to Vlad

Anthony Liccione

People from the past, have a tendency to walk back into the present, and run over the future.

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