Enemy Quotes

Orson Scott Card

In the moment when I truly understand my enemy, understand him well enough to defeat him,
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. I think it’s impossible to really understand somebody, what they want, what they believe, and not love them the way they love themselves. And then, in that very moment when I love them.... I destroy them.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Sherwood Smith

Who in the universe halts when the enemy tells them to?

Michael Bassey Johnson

When you're working, some people relax and wait for the invisible right time, but when they see your fortune, they wake up and strategize an envious attack.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Don't show a friend your gift, or your bag of money if you still want to maintain your relationship, but if nay, go on, and all you'll see is hate and jealousy, and you'll fight with him in the street like a dog and all you'll feel is regret.

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.

Cheryl Abram

The world is not your enemy; you are.

Santosh Kalwar

If you claim to be a real friend then be real in your soul. If you claim to be fake then be an enemy instead.

James Clavell

That's the first rule of survival in enemy waters: volunteer nothing.

Norman Maclean

Slowly we became silent, and silence itself if an enemy to friendship.

Michael Bassey Johnson

There's a big difference on being wise and being crafty. The former is the attribute of God, and the latter is that of Satan.

Toba Beta

When two wise men are blaming one another,
then time has come for you to be the third one.

Munia Khan

Loneliness is not the enemy of your joy
as long as you know how you should always destroy
the pensive mood that remains with you like a friend
who never stands up for you when you’re forced to bend


Shall not I
Learn place and wisdom? Have I not learned this,
Only so much to hate my enemy,
As though he might again become my friend,
And so much good to wish to do my friend,
As knowing he may yet become my foe?

Amit Kalantri

Complements from your companion will do you no good, but if you get complements from your competitors it means you are really doing good.

J.K. Rowling

The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.

David Gemmell

An enemy is like a man's most prized flower. It brings him joy to see it buried in the ground.

John Le Carré

A dead man is the worst enemy alive, I thought. You can't alter his power over you. You can't alter what you love or owe. And it's too late to ask him for his absolution. He has beaten you all ways.

Felix Wantang

When you wish evil on your enemies, remember that you are also someone else's enemy. Matthew 5:44


Love your wife, your servant and your enemy equally, and file her credit card bills under the ‘enemy’ folder.

Jamie Leanne Gaines

If you truly want to know a person, talk to their enemies.

Unknown Author

If your enemy is hungry, feed him;
if he is thirsty, give him something to drink. In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head.

Stormie Omartian

Lord, I pray that my husband will be strong in the Lord and put on the whole armor of God, so he can stand against the enemy every day. Enable him to take up the shield of faith, helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God.

Joanne St.Clair

Both friend and enemy, Faith leads us to the place where we lead ourselves.

Jim George

Even the most powerful enemies who threaten or oppress God’s children will one day fall.

Michael Bassey Johnson

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

Howard Tayler

As long as we only have to lie to the enemy, it's honest enough for me.
-Captain Tagon

Chuck Palahniuk

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

Khalid Masood

The enemy of time is time itself.

Charles De Leusse

May my enemies tremble if they still have time! (Que mes ennemis soient tremblants - S'ils en ont encore le temps!)

Tennessee Williams

I don't ask for your pity, but just for your understanding – not even that – no. Just for some recognition of me in you, and the enemy, time, in us all.

Max Brooks

I think that most people would rather face the light of a real enemy than the darkness of their imagined fears.

Felix Wantang

If you don't truly believe in Jesus Christ, fear will be your worst enemy at the End of the Age. The gift of the Holy Spirit is the gift of no fear. John 14:1-4.

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.

George Soros

I commissioned two political experts to advise me about what I could do to oppose the re-election of President Bush.

Aspen Baker

I have witnessed how the power of listening, storytelling and embracing gray areas breaks through the rigid 'us vs. them.

John Cassian

It is not an external enemy we dread. Our foe is shut up within ourselves. An internal warfare is daily waged by us.

Brian D. Anderson

You cannot be betrayed by your enemies, only your friends.

Suzy Kassem

Your mind can be your enemy or friend. If you always follow your heart, your mind will feel neglected. If you follow only your mind, your heart will never forgive you. Never ignore your conscience, yet always be conscious of reason. Make your heart and mind friends and you will have peace of mind throughout life's seasons.

Ricky Maye

Maybe our greatest enemy isn’t the evil around us, but the evil inside us.

Michael Bassey Johnson

The enemy stays in the hearts of friends. Watch what your friends know about you and watch what you tell your friends, remember, egoism breeds jealousy and ends a relationship in discord.

Sun Tzu

To know your Enemy, you must become your Enemy.

Sun Tzu

Be where your enemy is not.

Toba Beta

Feeling of hatred unto your enemy,
drains your energy as enemy wanted.

Sun Tzu

the opportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.

Joseph Bruchac

Kill every enemy twice, Wilky said. Better than gettin' shot by a soldier pretending to be dead.

Stanisław Pigoń

We belong to a nation, whose fate is to shoot at the enemy with diamonds.

Paulo Coelho

Do no be ashamed to make a temporary withdrawal from the field if you see that your enemy is stronger than you; it is not winning or losing a single battle that matters, but how the war ends.

Paulo Coelho

Do not be ashamed to make a temporary withdrawal from the field if you see that your enemy is stronger than you; it is not winning or losing a single battle that matters, but how the war ends.



Emily Thorne

In the art of war, if you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the approaching battles. But if you know only yourself and not the enemy, for every victory, there will also be defeat.

Emily Thorne

Engagement can be a commitment to love or a declaration of war. One must enter every battle without hesitation, willing to fully engage the enemy until death do you apart.

Emily Thorne

•Engagement can be a commitment to love or a declaration of war. One must enter every battle without hesitation, willing to fully engage the enemy until death do you apart.

Michael Bassey Johnson

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

Marius C.

If you have to fight old enemies, you should do it with your own old soldiers.

Fereidoon Yazdi

When you lose your enemy, it's like you lost your love!

Anthony Liccione

Victory, is like a boxer that hangs his gloves, after the consecutive losses; sometimes walking away is what builds character, than the actual fight. As humble fruit on a tree that falls to the ground and rots, never finding appreciation in the taste of mouths.

Orson Scott Card

When it comes down to it, though, the real decision is inevitable: If one of us has to be destroyed, let's make damn sure we're the ones alive at the end.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

From now on there can be no more wars of faith. The only way to overcome our enemy is by loving him.

George R.R. Martin

My first rule of war, Cat-never give the enemy his wish

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.

Enock Maregesi

Mungu alisema tupendane katika shida na raha; Luka 6:27-36. Katika matatizo mpende hasimuyo. Maumivu ya watu hufanana.

Enock Maregesi

Maumivu ya matatizo ya yule aliyekukosea hayana tofauti na maumivu ya matatizo ya wewe uliyekosewa. Adui yako (kwa mfano) akifiwa na mke aliyempenda sana, atajisikia vibaya kama utakavyojisikia vibaya kufiwa na mke uliyempenda sana. Kuwa na huruma kwa waliokukosea, wakati wa shida.

Junaid E Mustafa

As dogs are to bark, some people are to mock.

Junaid E Mustafa

There is always an Iago in every scene of life.

Tim McGraw

Sometimes, I am my own worst enemy.

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.

Ernest Hemingway

Then he was sorry for the great fish... How many people will he feed?.. But are they worthy to eat him? No, of course, not. There is no one worthy of eating him from the manner of his behavior and his great dignity.

Mark Twain

It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart: the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you.

Toba Beta

Friendship's enemy is betrayal.

George R.R. Martin

Tyrion let the eunuch help him mount. "Lord Varys," he said from the saddle, "sometimes I feel as though you are the best friend I have in King's Landing and sometimes I feel you are my worst enemy."

"How odd. I think quite the same of you.

Tim Fargo

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

Frank Delaney

The difference between a friend and an enemy is friendliness.

Anthony Liccione

A friend is the wax that keeps the flame lit, an enemy is the wind that blows it out.

Paul Dale

The enemy of my enemy is also my enemy. A dark lord has no friends.

Paul Dale

Keep your friends close and your enemies dead.

Peter Tremayne

The person who has never made an enemy will never make a friend.

Alireza Salehi Nejad

A fool friend always does something that the enemy wishes.

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.

Elias Canetti

It is always the enemy who started it, even if he was not the first to speak out, he was certainly planning it; and if he was not actually planning it, he was thinking of it; and, if he was not thinking of it, he would have thought of it.

Paul Hoffman

In such a beast as this..." (he means the army)"...it was the collective power that went, collapsing like a long-exhausted animal, at once falling under its own weight as much as that of its enemy. It was a collective death and not a matter of bravery or even strength, and once it was down it was finished as a battle.

Douglas R. Hofstadter

Some of us, perhaps all of us, believe that it is legitimate to kill enemy soldiers in a war, as if war were a special circumstance that shrinks the sizes of enemy souls.

Michael Bassey Johnson

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

Edmond Mbiaka

Never give your enemies a reason to celebrate your lack of courage.

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.

Daniel J. Rice

A man without enemies is a dishonest man.

Paul Hoffman

We are all cynics now, I suppose, and even a mewling infant knows that to save a life is to make an eternal enemy.

Shaun Hick

A night of crying has silenced me. This morning it seems the whole world is against me. I've never before felt so barren, so empty. I've never before thought the daylight to be ... my enemy. My enemy.


Right it is to be taught even by the enemy.

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