An enemy can be defined as a person who is actively opposed or hostile to someone or something or a hostile nation or its armed forces, especially in time of war. There are many types of enemies in the life of a person that he faces. These can be external as well as internal enemies. It is very easy to tackle external enemies but it is very difficult to tackle internal enemies that can be his laziness etc. Here we have collected 37 inspirational enemy quotes that will train you how to deal with your internal and external enemies. Read these beautiful enemy quotes and act upon them in order to get success in life. May you live long!
1 – The opportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself. Sun Tzu
2 – It is more important to outthink your enemy, than to outfight him Sun Tzu
3 – When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you. Winston Churchill
4 – That’s your best friend and your worst enemy – your own brain. Fred Durst
5 – Fear is the only true enemy, born of ignorance and the parent of anger and hate.
6 – Keep yourself busy if you want to avoid depression. For me, inactivity is the enemy.
7 – Communism is not love. Communism is a hammer which we use to crush the enemy.
8 – If you don’t have enemies, you don’t have character. Paul Newman
9 – Nothing is as dangerous as an ignorant friend; a wise enemy is to be preferred.
Jean de La Fontaine
10 – Money can’t buy friends, but you can get a better class of enemy. Spike Milligan
11 – Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of flattering illusions. Joseph Conrad
12 – Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults. Antisthenes
13 – I really try to put myself in uncomfortable situations. Complacency is my enemy.
14 – It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend. William Blake
15 – Power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have. Saul Alinsky
16 – Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend. Martin Luther King, Jr.
17 – Negativity is the enemy of creativity. David Lynch
18 – I’ve always said that your attitude is your best friend and your worst enemy. Herm Edwards
19 – Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty. Ronald Reagan
20 – No enemy is worse than bad advice. Sophocles
21 – Ego is the great enemy. Ego will hold you back every single time. Nikki Sixx
22 – Man has no greater enemy than himself. Petrarch
23 – Memory is man’s greatest friend and worst enemy. Gilbert Parker
24 – The greatest enemy of progress is the illusion of knowledge. John Young
25 – Mindless habitual behavior is the enemy of innovation. Rosabeth Moss Kanter
26 – Short-term thinking is the greatest enemy of good government. Anthony Albanese
27 – It is a man’s own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways. Buddha
28 – The idea is that that there is no such thing as an external enemy. Guy Ritchie
29 – The truth that is suppressed by friends is the readiest weapon of the enemy.
Robert Louis Stevenson
30 – Self-interest is the enemy of all true affection. Franklin D. Roosevelt
31 – If ignorant both of your enemy and yourself, you are certain to be in peril. Sun Tzu
32 – A polite enemy is just as difficult to discredit, as a rude friend is to protect.
Bryant H. McGill
33 – Nothing is more fallacious than wealth. It is a hostile comrade, a domestic enemy.
34 – Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world. Helen Keller
35 – Secrecy is the enemy of efficiency, but don’t let anyone know it. Ric Ocasek
36 – The worst enemy of human hope is not brute facts, but men of brains who will not face them. Max Eastman
37 – The greatest enemy of progress is not stagnation, but false progress. Sydney J. Harris
I hope that you have enjoyed these beautiful enemy quotes. Do tell us which one is your favorite in comments section below.