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We've never thought too deeply about the roles things like forgetting or partisanship or inefficiency or ambiguity or hypocrisy play in our political or social life. It's been impossible to get rid of them, so we took them for granted, and we kind of thought, naively, that they're always the enemy.
Faith activates God - Fear activates the Enemy.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord make my enemies ridiculous.' And God granted it.
When we turn to one another for counsel we reduce the number of our enemies.
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.
It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.
It's said in Hollywood that you should always forgive your enemies - because you never know when you'll have to work with them.
When you're taught to love everyone, to love your enemies, then what value does that place on love?
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.
Our enemy, the devil, wants to control us, and his target is our will. The main way he tries to influence our will is through lying to us.
If we know that our own men are in a condition to attack, but are unaware that the enemy is not open to attack, we have gone only halfway towards victory.
If you have an enemy, then learn and know your enemy, don't just be mad at him or her.
I really try to put myself in uncomfortable situations. Complacency is my enemy.
Under the influence of fear, which always leads men to take a pessimistic view of things, they magnified their enemies' resources, and minimized their own.
Gentlemen, when the enemy is committed to a mistake we must not interrupt him too soon.
I am not afraid of my enemies, but by God, you must look out when you get among your friends.
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.
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.
A man can't be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
No accurate thinker will judge another person by that which the other person's enemies say about him.
When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty, and there is nothing more to fear from them, then he is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader.
The innocent and the beautiful have no enemy but time.
William Butler Yeats
If people think nature is their friend, then they sure don't need an enemy.
Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.
Jean de La Fontaine
The first step on the way to victory is to recognize the enemy.
Corrie Ten Boom
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Leonardo da Vinci
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