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When you're young and queer and closeted, you can end up in this place where you regard your straight peers as the enemy.
I don't hide out. If you build a wall around yourself, it draws people to invade it. Fear is the enemy.
The older I get, the less I obsess about material stuff. In fact, stuff has become the enemy. There always seems to be more of it than I have storage in my house!
Free societies, which allow differences to speak and be heard, and live by intermarriage, commerce, and free migration, and democratic societies, which convert enemies into adversaries and reconcile differences without resort to violence, are societies in which the genocidal temptation is unlikely and even inconceivable.
My inbox is the enemy.
Anyone that goes to battle goes to battle knowing the mindset and tactics of their enemies.
We're programmed to believe that time is the enemy, that it takes away from us or that it diminishes us. I have found that it's done the opposite to me. Life is in perfect balance. It's just that our perception of it isn't.
Queen Rania of Jordan
Capitalism and the market are presented as synonymous, but they are not. Capitalism is both the enemy of the market and democracy.
We're our own worst enemy. You doubt yourself more than anybody else ever will. If you can get past that, you can be successful.
One side-effect of the so-called war on terror has been a crisis of liberalism. This is not only a question of alarmingly illiberal legislation, but a more general problem of how the liberal state deals with its anti-liberal enemies.
Television is apparently the enemy of nuance. But nuance is essential for a thoughtful discussion.
Well, the common enemy in North America is the Western consumer. The consumer has driven oil up to $50 a barrel so we have to have these wars. I think it's incumbent upon us to.
And God knows I needed to be forgiven. So I had to forgive everybody. And then God - as I read in the word, you're supposed to pray for your enemies. Try that one on.
The true enemies of Social Security and Medicare are those who defend an imploding status quo.
The trouble with a series as it gets older is it can feel like a tradition, and tradition is the enemy of suspense, and it's the enemy of comedy. It's the enemy of everything, really. So you have to shake it up.
A Commander-in-Chief needs to do two things. One - tell us who the enemy is. And two - say we are fighting to win.
The government targets 'Anonymous' for the same reason it targets al-Qaida - because they're the enemy.
John Perry Barlow
I bring out the worst in my enemies and that's how I get them to defeat themselves.
There's a nastiness out there that wants to harm me with words. These are my enemies - the ideologues, the populists, the columnists who don't like the fact that I take them on toe-to-toe. What I try to do is tell the truth. It's not the coin of the realm in politics.
He killed his enemies because he was afraid they would kill him. Amin ordered entire tribes to be put to death, because he feared they would rebel.
The number of illegal activities were so large that one was bound to come out and lead to the uncovering of the others. Nixon was too willing to use the power of government to settle scores and get even with enemies.
Most of us, if we're not careful, tend to dehumanize the enemy.
Octavia E. Butler
Fear is the enemy. I distrust it. Any feeling or decision I make that might be motivated by fear I quickly reassess.
We're fighting an enemy that is far different than any we have got before. It's a nontraditional kind of war, and I think we need to step back, recalibrate how we go about protecting our borders and protecting our people, and resetting our position in the world.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
We need to learn... how war brutalises and degrades winners and losers alike and what happens to us when, having heedlessly waged war for no good reason, we are encouraged to inflate and demonise our enemies in order to justify that war's indefinite continuance.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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