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Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre.
The chief enemy of creativity is 'good' sense.
It pays to know the enemy - not least because at some time you may have the opportunity to turn him into a friend.
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.
In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior.
The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can, and keep moving on.
Ulysses S. Grant
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.
The worst enemy of life, freedom and the common decencies is total anarchy; their second worst enemy is total efficiency.
For them to perceive the advantage of defeating the enemy, they must also have their rewards.
Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.
When envoys are sent with compliments in their mouths, it is a sign that the enemy wishes for a truce.
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.
The enemy is within the gates; it is with our own luxury, our own folly, our own criminality that we have to contend.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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.
The greatest enemy of any one of our truths may be the rest of our truths.
No one is to be called an enemy, all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm. You have no enemy except yourselves.
Francis of Assisi
You must not fear death, my lads; defy him, and you drive him into the enemy's ranks.
It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.
James A. Baldwin
The reviewer is a singularly detested enemy because he is, unlike the hapless artist, invulnerable.
I know from personal experience how damaging it can be to live with bitterness and unforgiveness. I like to say it's like taking poison and hoping your enemy will die. And it really is that harmful to us to live this way.
No one will ever win the battle of the sexes; there's too much fraternizing with the enemy.
Henry A. Kissinger
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.
When a sinister person means to be your enemy, they always start by trying to become your friend.
The enemy of art is the absence of limitations.
Our party must continue to strike fear in the heart of the white man, our real enemy!
If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if no victory there is no crown.
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
Be careful in dealing with a man who cares nothing for comfort or promotion, but is simply determined to do what he believes to be right. He is a dangerous uncomfortable enemy, because his body, which you can always conquer, gives you little purchase upon his soul.
One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.
The innocent and the beautiful have no enemy but time.
William Butler Yeats
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