The moment at which two people, approaching from opposite ends of a long passageway, recognize each other and immediately pretend they haven t. This is to avoid the ghastly embarrassment of having to continue recognizing each other the whole length of the corridor.
Author: Douglas Adams (1952)
Profession: British Science Fiction Writer
Enemies promises were made to be broken.
There once was a Bald Man who sat down after work on a hot summer's day. A Fly came up and kept buzzing about his bald pate, and stinging him from time to time. The Man aimed a blow at his little enemy, but - whack - his palm come on his own head instead; again the Fly tormented him, but this time the Man was wiser and said: ''YOU WILL ONLY INJURE YOURSELF IF YOU TAKE NOTICE OF DISPICABLE ENEMIES.''
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Pay attention to your enemies for they are the first to discover your mistakes.
Serve your enemies for they first find out your faults
Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults.
Wise men learn many things from their enemies.
Profession: Greek Comic Poet, Satirist
Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you. [Matthew]
Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian
When a sinister person means to be your enemy, they always start by trying to become your friend.
Author: William Blake (1757-1827)
Profession: British Poet, Painter
It is difficult to say who do you the most harm: enemies with the worst intentions or friends with the best.
Author: Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873)
Profession: British Novelist, Poet
If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if no victory there is no crown.
Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)
Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author
Our greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within.
Author: Miguel De Cervantes (1547-1616)
Profession: Spanish Novelist, Dramatist, Poet
We look upon the enemy of our souls as a conquered foe, so he is, but only to God, not to us.
Author: Oswald Chambers (1874-1917)
Profession: Scottish Preacher, Author
The worst tyrants are those which establish themselves in our own breasts.
Author: William Ellery Channing (1780-1842)
Profession: American Unitarian Minister, Author