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Enemies Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Enemies and Love

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You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

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Am I not destroying my enemies
when I make friends of them?
- Abraham Lincoln

Love your enemies.
- Jesus (Matthew 5:44)

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


I no doubt deserved my enemies,
but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
- Walt Whitman

I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.
- Abraham Lincoln

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies,
but the silence of our friends.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this,
we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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.
- Oscar Wilde

We will remember not the words of our enemies,
but the silence of our friends.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

When men are easy in their circumstances,
they are naturally enemies to innovations.
- Joseph Addison

Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies,
but even more to stand up to your friends.
- J.K. Rowling

Choose your friends carefully.
Your enemies will choose you.
- Yasser Arafat

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

A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
- Abraham Lincoln

Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world
that we must love our enemies - or else?
The chain reaction of evil -
hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars -
must be broken, or else we shall be plunged
into the dark abyss of annihilation.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Man's enemies are not demons, but human beings like himself.
- Lao Tzu

A man can't be too careful in the choice of enemies.
- Oscar Wilde

When we hate our enemies, we are
giving them power over us:
power over our sleep, our appetites,
our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
Our enemies would dance with joy if only
they knew how they were worrying us,
lacerating us, and getting even with us!
Our hate is not hurting them at all,
but our hate is turning our own days
and nights into a hellish turmoil.
- Dale Carnegie

If you want to make enemies,
try to change something.
- Woodrow Wilson

We make our friends; we make our enemies;
but God makes our next-door neighbor.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

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.
- Matthew 5:44

Except in cases of necessity, which are rare,
leave your friend to learn
unpleasant things from his enemies;
they are ready enough to tell them.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.
- Oscar Wilde

A man who was completely innocent,
offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others,
including his enemies,
and became the ransom of the world.
It was a perfect act.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive.
He who is devoid of the power to forgive
is devoid of the power to love.
There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

An excellent man;
he has no enemies;
and none of his friends like him.
- Oscar Wilde

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
- the movie The Godfather, Part II

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

(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

Always write angry letters to your enemies.
Never mail them.
- James Fallows

Never explain - your friends do not need it and your
enemies will not believe you anyway.
- Elbert Hubbard

"Mother Teresa Prayer"
People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered;
... Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you
of selfish, ulterior motives;
... Be kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some
false friends and some true enemies;
... Succeed anyway.
If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you;
... Be honest and frank anyway.
What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight;
... Build anyway.
If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous;
... Be happy anyway.
The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow;
... Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough;
... Give the world the best you've got anyway.
You see, in the final analysis, it is between you and God;
It was never between you and them anyway.
We can do no great things - only small things with great love.
- although commonly attributed to Mother Teresa,
who kept a copy of this prayer on
the wall of her Calcutta orphanage,
this prayer was actually written by Kent Keith.

Lovers may be and indeed generally are enemies,
but they never can be friends, because there must always
be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations.
- George Byron

There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when
two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife,
confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.
- Homer

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
- John F. Kennedy

It's said in Hollywood that you should always forgive your enemies -
because you never know when you'll have to work with them.
- Lana Turner

As our enemies have found, we can reason like men,
so now let us show them we can fight like men also.
- Thomas Jefferson

To my surprise, my 70s are nicer than my 60s and my 60s than my 50s,
and I wouldn't wish my teens and 20s on my enemies.
- Lionel Blue

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)

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

The last of our enemies is laid low.
- Clement Attlee

Many Chinese saw opium as a poison introduced by foreign enemies.
- Robert Trout

I think it is just stupid economics for a government
to approach economic management from a strand of thinking
regarding unions as enemies.
- Bob Hawke

It is not necessary to have enemies if you go out of
your way to make friends hate you.
- Frank Dane

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

Beware of no man more than of yourself;
we carry our worst enemies within us.
- Charles Spurgeon

The Irish do not want anyone to wish them well;
they want everyone to wish their enemies ill.
- Harold Nicolson

You don't make peace with friends.
You make it with very unsavory enemies.
- Yitzhak Rabin

Many journalists seem to believe that we have become
little different from our enemies.
- Linda Chavez

If you don't have enemies, you don't have character.
- Paul Newman

When I paint a person, his enemies always find the
portrait a good likeness.
- Edvard Munch

If we follow the traditional way of thought,
there will always be traditional enemies.
Extremist circles from both sides will find causes
to give rise to problems.
- Fatos Nano

I would not kill my enemies, but I will make them get down on their knees.
I will, I can, I must.
- Maria Callas

But primitive man had enemies real as well as imaginary,
and they were not subject to priestly sorceries.
- Paul Harris

I regard Christian and Jewish fundamentalism,
and all other forms of fundamentalism,
as the enemies of God - and I hope you'll quote me on that.
- Arthur Hertzberg

Forgive your enemies, but first get even.
- Lester Cole

Fat is one of the chief enemies of the heart because
it has to be plentifully supplied with blood and thus
needlessly increases the pumping load that the heart must sustain.
- Gene Tunney

The tragedy of modern war is that the young men die fighting each other -
instead of their real enemies back home in the capitals.
- Edward Abbey

Even a paranoid can have enemies.
- Henry A. Kissinger

The tocsin you hear today is not an alarm but an alert:
it sounds the charge against our enemies.
- Georges Jacques Danton

And God knows I needed to be forgiven.
So I had to forgive everybody.
And then God - as I read in the word,
you're supposed to pray for your enemies.
Try that one on.
- Jim Bakker

In order to rally people, governments need enemies...
if they do not have a real enemy, they will invent
one in order to mobilize us.
- Nhat Hanh

Then in a fraction of a second, I realized that these
sportsmen were not anyone's enemies.
- Bill Toomey

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.
- Saskya Pandita

When my enemies stop hissing, I shall know I'm slipping.
- Maria Callas

The terrorist attacks of September 11th and the courageous
actions of our armed forces in Afghanistan and Iraq
remind us that friends of tyranny and enemies of freedom still exist.
- Carl Levin

Wars teach us not to love our enemies,
but to hate our allies.
- W. L. George

I have no trouble with my enemies.
I can take care of my enemies in a fight.
But my friends, my goddamned friends,
they're the ones who keep me walking the floor at nights!
- Warren G. Harding

War is the slaughter of human beings,
temporarily regarded as enemies, on as large a scale as possible.
- Jeanette Rankin


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