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The enemy of art is the absence of limitations.
For them to perceive the advantage of defeating the enemy, they must also have their rewards.
Peace comes when you talk to the guy you most hate. And that's where the courage of a leader comes, because when you sit down with your enemy, you as a leader must already have very considerable confidence from your own constituency.
But whoever gives birth to useless children, what would you say of him except that he has bred sorrows for himself, and furnishes laughter for his enemies.
One enemy can do more hurt than ten friends can do good.
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.
Orson Scott Card
Truth engenders hatred of truth. As soon as it appears, it is the enemy.
When my enemies stop hissing, I shall know I'm slipping.
Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment.
We need a common enemy to unite us.
I'm a very tough guy, and I fight hard, and I don't give up. And that makes me friends and that makes me enemies, and I know that.
I think the enemy is self-censorship. In a free society the biggest danger is that you're afraid to the point where you censor yourself.
The minute the church and pastors start saying what do people want and then giving it to them, we betray our calling. We're called to have people follow Jesus. We're called to have people learn how to forgive their enemies.
Eugene H. Peterson
The perennial conviction that those who work hard and play by the rules will be rewarded with a more comfortable present and a stronger future for their children faces assault from just about every direction. That great enemy of democratic capitalism, economic inequality, is real and growing.
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.
Our country will, I believe, sooner forgive an officer for attacking an enemy than for letting it alone.
It is right to endure with resignation what the gods send, and to face one's enemies with courage.
Secrecy is the enemy of efficiency, but don't let anyone know it.
Ease is the enemy of the artist. When things get too easy, you're in trouble.
CEOs hate variance. It's the enemy. Variance in customer service is bad. Variance in quality is bad. CEOs love processes that are standardized, routinized, predictable. Stamping out variance makes a complex job a bit less complex.
We did not fight the Americans or the Europeans. We fight only the Israeli enemy that took our homes and homeland.
Benefit your friends; make sure your enemies suffer from being your enemies.
Of course, with the increasing number of aeroplanes one gains increased opportunities for shooting down one's enemies, but at the same time, the possibility of being shot down one's self increases.
Manfred von Richthofen
Our military commanders have said over and over again that a timetable for withdrawal sends the wrong message to our troops, but more importantly to our enemy.
Foreknowledge of the future makes it possible to manipulate both enemies and supporters.
C. S. Lewis
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