Let your enemies be disarmed by the gentleness of your manner, but at the same time let them feel, the steadiness of your resentment.
Author: Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773)
Profession: British Statesman, Author
Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? They have the same enemy -- the mother.
Author: Claudette Colbert
You shall judge a man by his foes as well as by his friends.
Author: Joseph Conrad (1857-1924)
Profession: Polish-born British Novelist
A strong foe is better than a weak friend.
Author: Edward Dahlberg (1900-1977)
Profession: American Author, Critic
It is not necessary to have enemies if you go out of your way to make friends hate you.
Author: Frank Dane
Love your enemies just in case your friends turn out to be a bunch of bastards.
Author: R A Dickson
There is nothing like the sight of an old enemy down on his luck.
Profession: Greek Tragic Poet
I have had a lot of adversaries in my political life, but no enemies that I can remember.
Author: Gerald R. Ford (1913)
Profession: Thirty-eighth President of the USA
I have met the enemy, and it is the eyes of other people.
Love your enemies, for they tell you your faults.
Promises may fit the friends, but non-performance will turn them into enemies.
No prudent antagonist thinks light of his adversaries.
Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)
Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist
A wise man learns more from his enemies than a fool from his friends.
Author: Baltasar Gracian (1601-1658)
Profession: Spanish Philosopher, Writer
I have no trouble with my enemies. I can take care of my enemies all right. But my damn friends. They're the ones that keep me walking the floor nights!
Author: Warren Gamaliel Harding (1865-1923)
Profession: American Republican Politician, President
Enemies are so stimulating.
Author: Katharine Hepburn (1907)
Profession: American Actress, Writer