65 Enemy Quotes On Success In Life

These enemy quotes will inspire you. Enemy, a person who hates or opposes another person and tries to harm that person.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging enemy quotes, enemy sayings, and enemy proverbs.

Best Enemy Quotes

  1. “You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.” ~ Winston Churchill
  2. “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 true enemies: Succeed anyway. If you are honest and frank people will try to cheat you: Be honest anyway. What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight: Build anyway. If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous of you: Be happy anyway. The good you do today will often be forgotten by tomorrow: Do good anyway. Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough: Give your best anyway.” ~ Mother Teresa , Enemy quotes smile & kind
  3. “The opportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.” ~ Sun Tzu
  4. “Pay attention to your enemies, for they are the first to discover your mistakes.” ~ Antisthenes

  5. “It is more important to outthink your enemy than to outfight him” ~ Sun Tzu
  6. “After eighty, there are no enemies, only survivors.” ~ David Ben-Gurion
  7. “The best weapon against an enemy is another enemy.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  8. “There are a lot of people out there who think that I am their worst enemy, and I don’t even care if these people exist” ~ Boyd Rice

  9. “The enemy wants to steal our peace and keep us stirred up, anxious, fearful, upset, and always in a stance of waiting for something terrible to happen at any minute.” ~ Stormie Omartian
  10. “Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte
  11. “Never wound a snake; kill it.” ~ Harriet Tubman
  12. “When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.” ~ Winston Churchill

  13. “Never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.” ~ Winston Churchill
  14. “Enemies are an indication of character.” ~ Mary Roberts Rinehart
  15. “There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself – an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly.” ~ Antisthenes
  16. “Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults.” ~ Antisthenes

  17. “Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment.” ~ Mario Puzo
  18. “If you don’t have enemies, you don’t have character.” ~ Paul Newman
  19. “And therefore those skilled in war bring the enemy to the field of battle and are not brought there by him.” ~ Sun Tzu
  20. “The haft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagle’s own Lures. We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.” ~ Aesop

  21. “I bring out the worst in my enemies and that’s how I get them to defeat themselves.” ~ Roy Cohn
  22. “Money can’t buy friends, but you can get a better class of enemy.” ~ Spike Milligan
  23. “You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.” ~ Eric Hoffer
  24. “What is of supreme importance in war is to attack the enemy’s strategy.” ~ Sun Tzu

  25. “For to win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of skill.” ~ Sun Tzu
  26. “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.” ~ Dale Carnegie , Enemy quotes haters
  27. “The face of the enemy frightens me only when I see how much it resembles me” ~ Oscar Wilde
  28. “Blind belief in authority is the greatest enemy of truth.” ~ Albert Einstein

  29. “Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war.” ~ Aristophanes
  30. “Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  31. “Never explain – your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.” ~ Elbert Hubbard
  32. “Our greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within.” ~ Miguel de Cervantes

  33. “If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.” ~ Nelson Mandela
  34. “An enemy generally says and believes what he wishes.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  35. “Whenever we want to combat our enemies, first and foremost we must start by understanding them rather than exaggerating their motives.” ~ Criss Jami
  36. “Know the enemy and know yourself; in a hundred battles you will never peril.” ~ Sun Tzu

  37. “Secrecy is the soul of all great designs. Perhaps more has been effected by concealing our own intentions than by discovering those of our enemy.” ~ Charles Caleb Colton
  38. “Anyway, just because you’re sworn enemies doesn’t mean you can’t be friends, does it?” ~ Terry Pratchett
  39. “Time will be your friend or your enemy; it will promote you or expose you.” ~ Jeff Olson
  40. “Man is his own worst enemy.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

  41. “There is nothing like the sight of an old enemy down on his luck.” ~ Euripides
  42. “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
  43. “Who are enemies? Those who oppose each others will.” ~ Mary Caroline Richards
  44. “A merely fallen enemy may rise again, but the reconciled one is truly vanquished.” ~ Friedrich Schiller

  45. “The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  46. “I don’t have a warm personal enemy left. They’ve all died off. I miss them terribly because they helped define me.” ~ Clare Boothe Luce
  47. “I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don’t believe I deserved my friends.” ~ Walt Whitman
  48. “I should see an enemy of my country in anyone who would change by force that which has been established by law.” ~ Louis Bonaparte

  49. “The savage hatred I feel for crowds is getting worse, natural enemies that they are of imagination and of thought.” ~ Isabelle Eberhardt
  50. “He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.” ~ Thomas Paine
  51. “If you want to make enemies, try to change something.” ~ Woodrow Wilson
  52. “No one is to be called an enemy, all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm. You have no enemy except yourselves.” ~ Francis of Assisi

  53. “If you want peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.” ~ Desmond Tutu
  54. “The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.” ~ Sun Tzu
  55. “You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte
  56. “The enemies of the future are always the very nicest people.” ~ Christopher Morley

  57. “Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action.” ~ Ian Fleming
  58. “Sooner or later we all must die. Warriors choose to do so on their feet, standing between their enemies and those they hold dear. With a weapon in their hands. Cowards choose to do so on their bellies. Unarmed.” ~ David Gell
  59. “A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world.” ~ Ken Keyes Jr.
  60. “Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

  61. “When the enemy is at ease, be able to weary him; when well fed, to starve him; when at rest, to make him move. Appear at places to which he must hasten; move swiftly where he does not expect you.” ~ Sun Tzu
  62. “Above all things, never be afraid. The enemy who forces you to retreat is himself afraid of you at that very moment.” ~ Andre Maurois
  63. “You and I were long friends: you are now my enemy, and I am yours.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  64. “The enemy is anybody who’s going to get you killed, no matter which side he’s on.” ~ Joseph Heller
  65. “Treat your friend as if he will one day be your enemy, and your enemy as if he will one day be your friend” ~ Warren G. Harding

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