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The press is the enemy.
Richard M. Nixon
Anyone who has to fight, even with the most modern weapons, against an enemy in complete command of the air, fights like a savage against modern European troops, under the same handicaps and with the same chances of success.
The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns, as it were, instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish squirting out ink.
My officers and men understood wishes so well that this movement was executed under fire, the right wing keeping up fire, without giving the enemy any occasion to seize or even to suspect their advantage.
Knowledge is that possession that no misfortune can destroy, no authority can revoke, and no enemy can control. This makes knowledge the greatest of all freedoms.
Bryant H. McGill
Vengeance is not the point; change is. But the trouble is that in most people's minds the thought of victory and the thought of punishing the enemy coincide.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
Pay attention to your enemies, for they are the first to discover your mistakes.
The days are gone forever when our enemies could blackmail us with nuclear bombs.
If anyone wants to know what the definition of 'dope' means, it's: 'Definition of Public Enemy.'
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.
Drugs are the enemies of ambition and hope - and when we fight against drugs we are fighting for the future.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: 'O Lord make my enemies ridiculous.' And God granted it.
In the practical art of war, the best thing of all is to take the enemy's country whole and intact; to shatter and destroy it is not so good.
You don't make peace with friends. You make it with very unsavory enemies.
Be assured those will be thy worst enemies, not to whom thou hast done evil, but who have done evil to thee. And those will be thy best friends, not to whom thou hast done good, but who have done good to thee.
No accurate thinker will judge another person by that which the other person's enemies say about him.
I greatly fear some of America's greatest and most dangerous enemies are such as think themselves her best friends.
Boxing is a sport. We allow each other to hit each other, but I'm not treating my opponent like my enemy. We're doing a job to entertain people.
You must not fear death, my lads; defy him, and you drive him into the enemy's ranks.
Now the reason the enlightened prince and the wise general conquer the enemy whenever they move and their achievements surpass those of ordinary men is foreknowledge.
It is a simple but sometimes forgotten truth that the greatest enemy to present joy and high hopes is the cultivation of retrospective bitterness.
No captain can do very wrong if he places his ship alongside that of the enemy.
The idea that a war can be won by standing on the defensive and waiting for the enemy to attack is a dangerous fallacy, which owes its inception to the desire to evade the price of victory.
Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war.
C. S. Lewis
John F. Kennedy
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