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I may be what my enemies desire me to be, yet never an accusation are they able to hurl against me which makes me blush or lower my forehead; and I hope that God will be merciful enough with me, to prevent me from committing one of those faults which would involve my family.
I greatly fear some of America's greatest and most dangerous enemies are such as think themselves her best friends.
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.
The best weapon against an enemy is another enemy.
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.
Firstly you must always implicitly obey orders, without attempting to form any opinion of your own regarding their propriety. Secondly, you must consider every man your enemy who speaks ill of your king; and thirdly you must hate a Frenchman as you hate the devil.
No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed from the enemy until it is ripe for execution.
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.
People are what you make them. A scornful look turns into a complete fool a man of average intelligence. A contemptuous indifference turns into an enemy a woman who, well treated, might have been an angel.
Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action.
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.
Always mystify, mislead and surprise the enemy if possible.
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.
War is the remedy that our enemies have chosen, and I say let us give them all they want.
William Tecumseh Sherman
The man who never makes a mistake always takes orders from one who does. No man or woman who tries to pursue an ideal in his or her own way is without enemies.
Negativity is the enemy of creativity.
There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself - an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly.
I have no trouble with my enemies. I can take care of my enemies in a fight. But my friends, my goddamned friends, they're the ones who keep me walking the floor at nights!
Warren G. Harding
Let us not listen to those who think we ought to be angry with our enemies, and who believe this to be great and manly. Nothing is so praiseworthy, nothing so clearly shows a great and noble soul, as clemency and readiness to forgive.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Mindless habitual behavior is the enemy of innovation.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
All we know is that, at times, fighting the Russians, we had to remove the piles of enemy bodies from before our trenches, so as to get a clear field of fire against new waves of assault.
Paul von Hindenburg
An excellent man; he has no enemies; and none of his friends like him.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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