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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.

Author: Euripides

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.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

Love your enemies, for they tell you your faults.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

Promises may fit the friends, but non-performance will turn them into enemies.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

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