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Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
- John F. Kennedy

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If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

We have no enemies,
we have only friendships that we haven't yet developed
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

He is a man of courage who does not run away,
but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.
- Socrates

Doing an injury puts you below your enemy;
revenging one make you but even with him;
forgiving it sets you above him.
- Benjamin Franklin [attributed]

You can discover what your enemy fears most
by observing the means he uses to frighten you.
- Michael Moncur

(Jesus on Love)
You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

In the practice of tolerance,
one's enemy is the best teacher.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

A man cannot speak to his son, but as a father;
to his wife, but as a husband;
to his enemy, but upon terms:
whereas a friend may speak, as the case requires,
and not as it sorteth with the person.
- Francis Bacon

Thy friendship oft has made my heart to ache;
do be my enemy - for friendship's sake.
- William Blake

Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best way to destroy an enemy
is to make him a friend.
- Abraham Lincoln

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

The supreme art of war is
to subdue the enemy without fighting.
- Sun Tzu

Misunderstanding arising from ignorance breeds fear,
and fear remains the greatest enemy of peace.
- Lester B. Pearson

Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as
your own unguarded thoughts.
- The Buddha

Improve what you can
and accept all the rest of life
just as it comes.
Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe,
that lures him to evil ways.
- The Buddha

An "enemy" is a mirage -
an image of self reflected on the sands of Hell.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one is to be called an enemy,
all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm.
You have no enemy except yourselves.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Self-pity is our worst enemy
and if we yield to it,
we can never do anything wise in this world.
- Helen Keller

Love is the only force capable of
transforming an enemy into friend.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Rationalism is the enemy of art, though necessary as
a basis for architecture.
- Arthur Erickson

He who is prudent and lies in wait for an enemy who is not,
will be victorious.
- Sun Tzu

It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends.
But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy
is the quintessence of true religion.
The other is mere business.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

That is the thankless position of the father in the family -
the provider for all,
and the enemy of all.
- August Strindberg

Despise the enemy strategically, but take him seriously tactically.
- Mao Tse-Tung

Religion can be the enemy of God.
- Bono

The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age.
- Orson Welles

No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed
from the enemy until it is ripe for execution.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Never cease loving a person, and never give up hope for him,
for even the prodigal son who had fallen most low,
could still be saved; the bitterest enemy
and also he who was your friend could again be your friend;
love that has grown cold can kindle
- Soren Kierkegaard

It's far easier to forgive an enemy after you've got even with him.
- Olin Miller

It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must
become the enemy of the rest of mankind.
- Voltaire

Love Your Enemies
Ye have heard that it hath been said,
Thou shalt love thy neighbor, and hate thine enemy.
But I say unto you, Love your enemies,
bless them that curse you,
do good to them that hate you,
and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you.
- Jesus of Nazareth (Matthew 5:43-44)

Time is my greatest enemy.
- Evita Peron

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.
- William Westmoreland

Lord, grant comfort, joy and health
to those I call friend,
to those I call enemy,
and to those I have cursed by my indifference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every educated person is a future enemy.
- Martin Bormann

Death is the last enemy: once we've got past that I
think everything will be alright.
- Alice Thomas Ellis

We are all "neighbors."
Our world has gotten too small for us to be anything else.
We can no longer have "us" and "them" - friends and enemies.
A person from Iraq, or Russia, or Columbia is
no more a stranger or enemy than a person from across town.
A few people everywhere are troublemakers.
Every religion provokes a few people to become extremists.
Do we need police around the globe? Unfortunately, we always will.
Do we need war? Does that question even deserve an answer?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
- William Blake

I appeal to you as a soldier to spare me the humiliation
of seeing my regiment march to meet the enemy and I not share its dangers.
- George Armstrong Custer

The scene was not a happy one yet we looked upon it
in the cold stoical spirit of a soldier;
a slight chilling pang and then a return soul and body to the enemy before us.
- Knute Nelson

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

The higher the hill, the stronger the wind:
so the loftier the life,
the stronger the enemy's temptations.
- John Wycliffe

And we ask the American people to play an important
part of our layered defense.
We ask for cooperation, patience and a commitment to
vigilance in the face of a determined enemy.
- Janet Napolitano

The greatest enemy of any one of our truths may be the rest of our truths.
- William James

We must reach out our hand in friendship and dignity
both to those who would befriend us and those who would be our enemy.
- Arthur Ashe

Conservatives believe in providing Constitutional rights to our citizens,
not to enemy combatants like Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.
- Mitt Romney

Give the enemy not only a road for flight,
but also a means of defending it.
- Thomas Hardy

The greatest enemy to human souls is the self-righteous
spirit which makes men look to themselves for salvation.
- Charles Spurgeon

Man is not the enemy here, but the fellow victim.
- Betty Friedan

The enemy of art is the absence of limitations.
- Orson Welles

A military man can scarcely pride himself on having
smitten a sleeping enemy;
it is more a matter of shame,
simply, for the one smitten.
- Isoroku Yamamoto

Secrecy is the enemy of efficiency, but don't let anyone know it.
- Ric Ocasek

If ignorant both of your enemy and yourself,
you are certain to be in peril.
- Sun Tzu

We must be certain that we all realize that our enemy
is not an enemy that is located in one single place.
There are terrorist cells all around the globe.
- Marsha Blackburn

Faith activates God - Fear activates the Enemy.
- Joel Osteen

The natural principle of war is to do the most harm
to our enemy with the least harm to ourselves;
and this of course is to be effected by stratagem.
- Washington Irving

The Giants were a good team, but our biggest enemy
was said to be Candlestick Park.
- Willie Stargell

I killed the President because he was the enemy of the good people,
the good working people.
- Leon Czolgosz

Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy;
profit from folly rather than participate in it.
- Warren Buffett

A friend is nothing but a known enemy.
- Kurt Cobain

The reviewer is a singularly detested enemy because he is,
unlike the hapless artist, invulnerable.
- Carroll O'Connor

Yes, Israel's our ally.
But, are the Palestinians our enemy? No,
they are not.
- Brent Scowcroft

You cannot tell the enemy you're going to leave and
expect the enemy to not -
and expect to succeed.
I mean, that's just a fundamental of warfare.
- John McCain

It is always disarming to treat with the enemy,
so to speak.
- Morley Safer

No, I'm no enemy to learning; it hurts not me.
- William Congreve

The worst enemy of human hope is not brute facts,
but men of brains who will not face them.
- Max Eastman

Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have.
- Saul Alinsky


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