Never explain- your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.
No one keeps you deluded but yourself, and no one but yourself can free you. You have no enemy greater than yourself, and no greater friend.
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.
Now, now my good man, this is no time to be making enemies. (Voltaire on his deathbed in response to a priest asking him that he renounce Satan.)
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Short + Enemy quotes ⇑Short Quotes
The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.
The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Let's have a toast. To the incompetence of our enemies.
All enemy Quotes ⇑
Never think of pain or danger or enemies a moment longer than is necessary to fight them.
The greatest enemy is one that has nothing to lose.
When you begin a journey of revenge, start by digging two graves: one for your enemy, and one for yourself.
For those who have conquered the mind, the mind is their friend. For those who have failed to do so, the mind acts like an enemy.
He is a supreme yogi who regards with equal-mindedness all men -patrons, friends, enemies, strangers, mediators, hateful beings, relatives, the virtuous and the ungodly
Supreme excellence consists of breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Your Worst Enemy Could Be Your Best Friend && Your Best Friend Your Worst Enemy
If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.
The nuclear arms race is like two sworn enemies standing waist deep in gasoline, one with three matches, the other with five.
Always sleep with one eye open. Never take anything for granted. Your best friends might just be your enemies.
It's a sad thing not to have friends, but it is even sadder not to have enemies.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Pissing people off doesn't mean you're doing the right things, but doing the right things will almost inevitably piss people off.
Be like family to your friends, a friend to strangers, and a stranger to your enemies.
Kids only pick fights with kids of their age and size. We only make enemies that we're capable of taking on. Goes to show how fictional and chosen our “enemies” are.
When you forgive, you are in spiritual consciousness. Forgiving means giving your enemy a chance to gain a better understanding. If you become vengeful or angry, you only make more enemies
I could not think of being unkind, even to a mortal enemy. It would hurt me. I see so much unkindness in the world, and there is no excuse for me to add to it
I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects.
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
We do not merely destroy our enemies; we change them.
It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart: the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you.
The pleasure and joy of man lie in treading down the rebel and conquering the enemy, in tearing him up by the root, in taking from him all that he has.
Treachery and violence are spears pointed at both ends; they wound those who resort to them worse than their enemies.
The first thing dictators do is finish free press, to establish censorship. There is no doubt that a free press is the first enemy of dictatorship.
Your opponent should be never unfamiliar to you. You must make him familiar, you must know him better than he knows himself
Success is the enemy of learning. It can deprive you of the time and the incentive to start over. Beginner's mind also needs beginner's time
The senses naturally experience attachment and aversion to the sense objects but do not be controlled by them, for they are one's enemies
He who is tranquil before friend and foe alike, and in encountering adoration and insult, and during the experiences of warmth and chill and of pleasure and suffering... that person is dear to Me
Your greatest enemies are your bad habits. They will follow you from one incarnation to another until you overcome them. In order to free yourself from fate, you must cure yourself of bad habits
Moods are your greatest enemy. Don't indulge in them; destroy them, for they are a formidable stumbling block in the path of your progress.
Self-consciousness is the enemy of all art, be it acting, writing, painting, or living itself, which is the greatest art of all.
Either you must have the wisdom to kill the enmity. If there is no room for that wisdom, unfortunately it will naturally translate into killing the enemy. Acting decisively for the larger well-being of a nation has to happen
Only a true best friend can protect you from your immortal enemies.
"Have I ever told you how glad I am we're not enemies?" Eragon asked. "No, but it's very sweet of you."