Quotes about Enemies

"You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war."

Napoleon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a military and political leader of France and Emperor of the French as Napoleon I, whose actions shaped European politics in the early 19th century.


"Instead of loving your enemies - treat your friends a little better."

Edgar Watson Howe (May 3, 1853 - October 3, 1937) sometimes referred to as E. W. Howe, was an American novelist and newspaper and magazine editor in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.


"One enemy can do more hurt than ten friends can do good."

Jonathan Swift (30 November 1667 – 19 October 1745) was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, poet and cleric who became Dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.


"It seemed the world was divided into good and bad people. The good ones slept better... while the bad ones seemed to enjoy the waking hours much more."

Woody Allen born Allan Stewart Konigsberg (December 1, 1935) is an American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, jazz musician, author and playwright.


"Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker."

Franklin Patrick Herbert, Jr. (October 8, 1920 – February 11, 1986) was a critically acclaimed and commercially successful American science fiction author. Although a short story author, he is best known for his novels, most notably Dune and its five sequels.


"Foreknowledge of the future makes it possible to manipulate both enemies and supporters."

Raymond-Claude-Ferdinand Aron (March 14, 1905 in Paris – October 17, 1983 in Paris) was a French philosopher, sociologist and political scientist, well known for his lifelong, often critical friendship with Jean-Paul Sartre, and for his skepticism of the post-war vogue in France for ideologies that largely took their inspiration from a Marxist tradition.


"While the CDC is focusing on how our enemies could attack us, our military is focused on who may attack us."

John Elmer Linder (born September 9, 1942) is the former U.S. Representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district, serving from 1993 until 2011.