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There is no stronger bond of friendship than a mutual enemy.

Author: Frankfort Moore


The enemies of the future are always the very nicest people.

Author: Christopher Morley (1890-1957)

Profession: American Novelist, Journalist, Poet

He who lives by fighting with an enemy has an interest in the preservation of the enemy's life.

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

Profession: German Philosopher

Bear patiently with a rival.

Author: Ovid

Profession: Roman Poet

Five enemies of peace inhabit with us -- avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.

Author: Francesco Petrarch (1304-1374)

Profession: Italian Poet, Humanist

Man has no greater enemy than himself.

Author: Francesco Petrarch (1304-1374)

Profession: Italian Poet, Humanist

Talk well of your friends and of your enemies say nothing.

Author: Proverb


When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.

Author: African Proverb

Profession: Sayings of African Origin

The fire you kindle for your enemy often burns yourself more than him.

Author: Chinese Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Chinese Origin

False friends are worst than bitter enemies.

Author: Scottish Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Scottish Origin

Who are enemies? Those who oppose each others will.

Author: Mary Caroline Richards


Was it a friend or foe that spread these lies? Nay, who but infants question in such wise, 'twas one of my most intimate enemies.

Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882)

Profession: British Poet, Painter

Remember, to them it is us who are the enemy.

Author: N. F. Simpson


Beware of no man more than of yourself; we carry our worst enemies within us.

Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-1892)

Profession: British Baptist Preacher

Give us grace and strength to forbear and to persevere. Give us courage and gaiety and the quiet mind, spare to us our friends, soften to us our enemies.

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1895)

Profession: Scottish Essayist, Poet, Novelist