Popular Quotes and Sayings about Enemies

Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much. ~Oscar Wilde

A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies. ~Oscar Wilde

The rule is perfect: in all matters of opinion our adversaries are insane. ~Mark Twain

His lack of education is more than compensated for by his keenly developed moral bankruptcy. ~Woody Allen

Nobody knows the age of the human race, but everybody agrees that it is old enough to know better. ~Anonymous

Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment. ~Benjamin Franklin

A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends. ~Baltasar Gracian

Above all things, never be afraid. The enemy who forces you to retreat is himself afraid of you at that very moment. ~Andre Maurois

Be discreet in all things, and so render it unnecessary to be mysterious about any. ~Arthur Wellesley

Open your mouth and purse cautiously, and your stock of wealth and reputation shall, at least in repute, be great. ~Johann Georg von Zimmermann

Reveal not every secret you have to a friend, for how can you tell but that friend may hereafter become an enemy. And bring not all mischief you are able to upon an enemy, for he may one day become your friend. ~Saadi

It is hard to fight an enemy who has outposts in your head. ~Sally Kempton

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about. ~Charles Kingsley

Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults. ~Antisthenes

The difference between a violin and a viola is that a viola burns longer. ~Victor Borge

Why is this thus? What is the reason for this thusness? ~Artemus Ward

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

I think it would be a good idea. ~Mahatma Gandhi

At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid. ~Friedrich Nietzsche

Do not consider painful what is good for you. ~Euripides

Anything too stupid to be said is sung. ~Voltaire

The better part of valor is discretion, in the which better part I have saved my life. ~William Shakespeare