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No battle plan survives contact with the enemy.
The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age.
Isn't it the sweetest mockery to mock our enemies?
No enemy is worse than bad advice.
It is not a field of a few acres of ground, but a cause, that we are defending, and whether we defeat the enemy in one battle, or by degrees, the consequences will be the same.
A good model of how to 'work with the enemy' internally is presented by the Dalai Lama, in his endless caretaking of his soul as he confronts the Chinese government that invaded Tibet.
But this is a true saying among men: the gifts of enemies are no gifts and profitless.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
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.
Our most bitter enemies are our own kith and kin. Kings have no brothers, no sons, no mother!
Honore de Balzac
If people think nature is their friend, then they sure don't need an enemy.
Who asks whether the enemy was defeated by strategy or valor?
Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies excel us; and endeavor to excel them, by avoiding what is faulty, and imitating what is excellent in them.
Resolve not to be poor: whatever you have, spend less. Poverty is a great enemy to human happiness; it certainly destroys liberty, and it makes some virtues impracticable, and others extremely difficult.
The real enemy can always be met and conquered, or won over. Real antagonism is based on love, a love which has not recognized itself.
Religion can be the enemy of God. It's often what happens when God, like Elvis, has left the building.
Why should Iran have a deterrent strategy? Well, it's surrounded by hostile enemies. Both of its borders have been under occupation by a hostile superpower, the United States, which is constantly violating the U.N. charter by leaving open what they call the saying, 'all options are open' - meaning the threat of war.
Even a paranoid can have enemies.
Henry A. Kissinger
A polite enemy is just as difficult to discredit, as a rude friend is to protect.
Bryant H. McGill
There is nothing wrong with describing Conservatism as protecting the Constitution, protecting all things that limit government. Government is the enemy of liberty. Government should be very restrained.
I am the cause of all my upsets. I am my worst enemy.
Suspicion is not less an enemy to virtue than to happiness; he that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious, and he that becomes suspicious will quickly be corrupt.
The tragedy of modern war is that the young men die fighting each other - instead of their real enemies back home in the capitals.
A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms agains himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.
Every man with a bellyful of the classics is an enemy to the human race.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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