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My candle burns at both ends; it will not last the night; but ah, my foes, and oh, my friends - it gives a lovely light!
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.
We are all dwellers on this one small earth; we live one life, die one death; we have the same difficulties to contend with; we ought in common to fight the foes of ignorance and wrong.
Charles Glover Barkla
Hunger, revenge, to sleep are petty foes, But only death the jealous eyes can close.
An injured friend is the bitterest of foes.
Now, when you get a viral infection, what normally happens is it takes days or weeks for your body to fight back at full strength, and that might be too late. When you're pre-immunized, what happens is you have forces in your body pre-trained to recognize and defeat specific foes. So that's really how vaccines work.
Although you may spend your life killing, You will not exhaust all your foes. But if you quell your own anger, your real enemy will be slain.
Words, as is well known, are the great foes of reality.
Every great political campaign rewrites the rules; devising a new way to win is what gives campaigns a comparative advantage against their foes.
The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home, and these are ignorance, superstition and incompetence.
Space is as infinite as we can imagine, and expanding this perspective is what adjusts humankind focus on conquering our true enemies, the formidable foes: ignorance and limitation.
Our greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within.
Miguel de Cervantes
It's our own small voice within that is our oppressor; it says we are not worthy and not powerful enough. Our limited beliefs are the real foes we need to fight and conquer.
Roused by the lash of his own stubborn tail our lion now will foreign foes assail.
If any foes of mine are there, I pardon every one: I hope that man and womankind will do the same by me.
Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war.
The lonely wanderer, who watches by the seashore the waves that roll between him and his home, talks of cruel facts, material barriers that, just because they are material, and not ideal, shall be the irresistible foes of his longing heart.
If a wise man behaves prudently, how can he be overcome by his enemies? Even a single man, by right action, can overcome a host of foes.
Israel is now sustaining a war for its own existence. A nation defending its citizens against terrorist bombings and a military and diplomatic onslaught by an array of Arab foes is practicing survival, not genocide.
You shall judge a man by his foes as well as by his friends.
Two aged men, that had been foes for life, Met by a grave, and wept - and in those tears They washed away the memory of their strife; Then wept again the loss of all those years.
The man that makes a character, makes foes.
He who has mingled in the fray of duty that the brave endure, must have made foes. If you have none, small is the work that you have done.
When migraines briefly became a campaign issue for me, it appeared that political foes were maybe playing the gender card.
But I think I can sincerely declare that I cheerfully submit myself to every odious name for conscience' sake; and from my soul I despise all those whose guilt, malice, or folly has made them my foes.
Leonardo da Vinci
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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