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It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
I would not kill my enemies, but I will make them get down on their knees. I will, I can, I must.
He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.
Real men laugh at opposition; real men smile when enemies appear.
Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
It is wrong to make anyone into an enemy; it is wrong to scare the people of one's own country with that enemy and try to rally some allies on that basis.
Time can be an ally or an enemy. What it becomes depends entirely upon you, your goals, and your determination to use every available minute.
We must reach out our hand in friendship and dignity both to those who would befriend us and those who would be our enemy.
Put two ships in the open sea, without wind or tide, and, at last, they will come together. Throw two planets into space, and they will fall one on the other. Place two enemies in the midst of a crowd, and they will inevitably meet; it is a fatality, a question of time; that is all.
When we turn to one another for counsel we reduce the number of our enemies.
When a sinister person means to be your enemy, they always start by trying to become your friend.
The tocsin you hear today is not an alarm but an alert: it sounds the charge against our enemies.
Georges Jacques Danton
If we cut up beasts simply because they cannot prevent us and because we are backing our own side in the struggle for existence, it is only logical to cut up imbeciles, criminals, enemies, or capitalists for the same reasons.
C. S. Lewis
Your best friend and worst enemy are both in this room right now. It's not your neighbor right or left - and it's not God or the devil - it's you.
Edwin Louis Cole
Our enemy is not Islam. Islam is not the enemy of America; Americans are not the enemy of Islam. Our real enemy is extremism and radicalism.
Feisal Abdul Rauf
As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.
Rations were scarcely issued, and the men about preparing supper, when rumors that the enemy had been encountered that day near Gettysburg absorbed every other interest, and very soon orders came to march forthwith to Gettysburg.
Our enemy, the devil, wants to control us, and his target is our will. The main way he tries to influence our will is through lying to us.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
I do not believe that the men who served in uniform in Vietnam have been given the credit they deserve. It was a difficult war against an unorthodox enemy.
The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home, and these are ignorance, superstition and incompetence.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Islamophobia has become so mainstream in this country that Americans have been trained to expect violence against Muslims - not excuse it, but expect it. And that's happened because you have an Islamophobia industry in this country devoted to making Americans think there's an enemy within.
Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Half our mistakes in life arise from feeling where we ought to think, and thinking where we ought to feel.
John Churton Collins
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