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Enemies Of People Quotes


"[Enemies of Syria] are the enemies of the people and the enemies of God. And the enemies of God will go to hell." - Bashar al-Assad

"I got enemies, I got a lotta enemies. Got a lotta people tryna drain me of my energy." - Drake

"Even paranoid people have enemies." - Henry A Kissinger

"Make us enemies of every people on earth, but save us from civil war." - Lucan

"The enemies of a people are those who keep them in ignorance." - Thomas Sankara

"Make us enemies of every people on earth, but prevent a civil war." - Lucan

"The enemies of the future are always the very nicest people." - Christopher Morley

"The enemies of advertising are the enemies of freedom." - Enoch Powell

"We don't seek to destroy our enemies. After all, Jesus taught that our love must extend even to enemies. It's a remarkable teaching. Not to destroy enemies, but to convert hearts, to win people over to the cause of justice." - Robert P. George

"Instead of loving your enemies, have no enemies to love." - Norm Macdonald

"Oh, happy day when the enemies of ascendancy have got to confess that people of color rock." - John Ridley

"But ... the days that the Jewish people remain passive in the face of genocidal enemies - those days are over." - Benjamin Netanyahu

"But ... the days that the Jewish people remain passive in the face of genocidal enemies - those days are over." - Benjamin Netanyahu

"Hamas is ISIS, and ISIS is Hamas. They're branches of the same tree. People who wantonly rocket our cities and want to conduct mass killings. And when they can, they murder children, teenagers, shoot them in the head. Throw people from the sixth floor, their own people. ... They're the enemies of peace, they're the enemies of Israel, they're the enemies of all civilized countries. And I believe they're the enemies of the Palestinians themselves." - Benjamin Netanyahu

"[The ruling elites] know who their enemies are, and their enemies are the people, the people at home and the people abroad. Their enemies are anybody who wants more social justice, anybody who wants to use the surplus value of society for social needs rather than for individual class greed, that's their enemy." - Michael Parenti

"We must smother the internal and external enemies of the Republic or perish with it; now in this situation, the first maxim of your policy ought to be to lead the people by reason and the people's enemies by terror." - Maximilien Robespierre

"Keep you enemies in front of you." - Chris Matthews

"Friends provoked become the bitterest of enemies." - Baltasar Gracian

"Let the enemies of life step down." - Saul Bellow

"Here's to the confusion of our enemies!" - Frank Sinatra

"Enemies are an indication of character." - Mary Roberts Rinehart

"Givers of great dinners know few enemies." - Martial

"The enemies of freedom will not prevail." - Bill Frist

"Keep your enemies in front of you." - Chris Matthews

"To the confusion of our enemies." - J Robert Oppenheimer

"No mercy for these enemies of the people, the enemies of socialism, the enemies of the working people! War to the death against the rich and their hangers-on, the bourgeois intellectuals; war on the rogues, the idlers and the rowdies!" - Vladimir Lenin

"The enemies of the country and of freedom of the people have always denounced as bandits those who sacrifice themselves for the noble causes of the people." - Emiliano Zapata

"I hope we, the American people, can come to the understanding that we are not each other's enemies. The enemies are those who are stoking the flames of division, trying to divide us into every category." - Benjamin Carson

"Enemies could become the best companions. Companionship is based on a common interest, and the greater the interest the closer the companionship. What makes enemies of people, if not the eagerness, the passion for the same thing?" - Bernard Berenson

"The qualities of your friends will be those of your enemies, - cold friends, cold enemies; half friends, half enemies; fervid enemies, warm friends." - Johann Kaspar Lavater

"I remember those faces of people who were good I saw that. I saw a father who gave his bread to his son and his son gave back the bread to his father. That, to me, was such a defeat of the enemies, will of the enemies, theories of the enemies, aspirations, here [in Auschwitz]." - Elie Wiesel

"There is an enemy-maker in each of us. We make enemies of the people we love the most and the people we know the least." - Connie Zweig

"Some people are nobody's enemies but their own" - Charles Dickens

"Choose old people for enemies. They die. You win." - Jacob M. Appel

"I sometimes joke, Paula, even paranoid people have enemies." - Rahm Emanuel

"The cardinal doctrine of a fanatic's creed is that his enemies are the enemies of God." - Andrew Dickson White

"You cannot make friends of your enemies by making enemies of your friends." - Morton Blackwell

"An organized effort is making to deceive the people. There are two great enemies of thought and progress, the aristocracy of royalty and the aristocracy of gold." - Mary Elizabeth Lease

"Man created language to be understood. It should be normal to understand what people convey to us. Fear, ulterior motives, and closed mindedness are the enemies of understanding." - John Fairclough

"Dogs love their friends and bite their enemies, quite unlike people, who are incapable of pure love and always have to mix love and hate." - Sigmund Freud

"The military is faithful to the constitution. They will come in only to protect the people from the enemies of the state." - Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

"Americans, we passionately believe, are a humane people. We showed that in restoring wounded economies abroad after World War II, even those of our enemies, Germany and Japan." - Anthony Lewis

"Though we are politically enemies, yet with regard to Science it is presumable we shall not dissent from the practice of civilized people in promoting it" - John Hancock

"I don't have a ton of enemies. I get along with people pretty well when I'm not annoying them to death." - Joss Whedon

"The chief internal enemies of any state are those public officials who betray the trust imposed upon them by the people." - Dalton Trumbo

"Your enemies are people too, and maybe they don't have to be enemies if they're that much like you." - Joe Weisberg

"Many men are loved by their enemies, and hated by their friends, and are the friends of their enemies, and the enemies of their friends." - Plato

"Barack Obama's enemies are the people who make this country work. Barack Obama's enemies are those who succeed. Those are the people whose income he wants to redistribute. Those are the people whose income he wants to take, using the power and the force of the federal government to do it." - Rush Limbaugh

"Be friends of everyone. Be enemies of no-one" - Charles Wesley

"All who love Liberty are enemies of the state." - Karl Hess

"An enemy despised is the most dangerous of all enemies." - Publilius Syrus

"Anger and intolerance are the twin enemies of correct understanding." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Fear and Guilt are the only enemies of man." - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

"Enemies of the Heir, beware! You'll be next, Mudbloods!" - J K Rowling

"If we could read the secret history of our enemies," - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Speak well of your enemies... you made them." - Anonymous

"The most detestable race of enemies are flatterers." - Tacitus

"Should; shouldn't; ought; oughtn't-the enemies of contentment." - Frank Delaney

"Learn to recognize and combat the enemies of potential." - Myles Munroe

"Beware of the man who has no enemies." - Edward Abbey

"We believe that the Anarchists are real enemies of Marxism." - Joseph Stalin

"Everyone is curious about the intentions of their enemies." - Jung Woo

"Anger and worry are the enemies of clear thought." - Peter O'Donnell

"One of the greatest enemies to vision is sight!" - Myles Munroe

"Liberal Catholics are the worst enemies of the Church." - Pope Pius IX

"Happy slaves are the bitterest enemies of freedom" - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

"Enemies,' the wizard said, 'are the price of honour." - Terry Goodkind

"Blame and betrayal are the emotional enemies of improvement." - Andy Hargreaves

"I play my enemies like a game of chess" - Lauryn Hill

"He who speaks of enemies , himself is the enemy." - Bertolt Brecht

"We need to wash the feet of our enemies." - Bob Goff

"The character of our enemies testifies to America's greatness." - James D. Miller

"Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Forgiveness of enemies can only come upon their repentance." - William Blake

"Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding." - Mahatma Gandhi

"We do not celebrate the death of our enemies." - Yitzhak Rabin

"The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"The last of our enemies is laid low." - Clement Attlee

"I can't afford a whole new set of enemies." - Cecil Beaton

"Comforts and syphilis are the greatest enemies of mankind." - Alexis Carrel

"Knowledge and history are the enemies of religion." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Little changes are the enemies of great changes." - Bertolt Brecht

"Who judges best of a Man, his Enemies or himself?" - Benjamin Franklin

"We have to learn how to stop being afraid of people who are different than us, who are supposedly our enemies. We are taught that our enemies are there, not that people want to live in peace. They don't want to fight. They just want to live and enjoy life and accomplish things." - Eytan Fox

"As you create authentic power, you discover that the people in your life whom you thought were your enemies are not really enemies from the point of view of your soul. From the point of view of your soul, they are your friends or you would not be together at all." - Gary Zukav

"Undue enmity with enemies does not serve the interests of the system. Enemies must be dealt with wisely and prudently." - Yousef Saanei

"We used to hate and destroy one another and refused to associate with people of another race or country. Now, because of Christ, we live together with such people and pray for our enemies." - Justin Martyr

"I do not have regrets. I believe I helped preserve the peace for this country. Why should I regret that? What I accomplished was approved by Congress - which represents our people. All of you live in safety from domestic enemies because of security from the police. Likewise, you live in safety from foreign enemies because our military keeps them from attacking us." - Hyman Rickover

"The labor movement is people. Our unions have brought millions of men and women together, made them members one of another, and given them common tools for common goals. Their goals are goals for all America - and their enemies are the enemies for progress. The two cannot be separated." - John F Kennedy

"Blockading squadrons are a means whereby nations seek to prevent their enemies from trading; protective tariffs are a means whereby nations attempt to prevent their own people from trading. What protectionism teaches us, is to do to ourselves in time of peace what enemies seek to do to us in time of war." - Henry George

"And the founder of Christianity made no secret indeed of his estimation of the Jewish people. When He found it necessary, He drove those enemies of the human race out of the Temple of God." - Adolf Hitler

"If we flaunt our wealth, we make enemies of people who have only their inner strength to get them through. And those are the people I want on my side." - Meg O'Brien

"He was a martyr of peace but was the victim of hate. If people can't let go of the hatred of their enemies they risk sowing the seeds of hate among themselves." - William J Clinton

"The art of pleasing is more based on the art of seeming pleased than people think of, and she disarmed the prejudices of her enemies by the unaffected delight she appeared to take in themselves." - Ouida

"The two enemies of the people are criminals and government, so let us tie the second down with the chains of the Constitution so the second will not become the legalized version of the first." - Thomas Jefferson

"By your concord in the camp, and your valour in the field, we shall shortly have a famous victory over those enemies of my God, of my kingdom, and of my people." - Elizabeth I

"One of the great enemies of design is when systems or objects become more complex than a person - or even a team of people - can keep in their heads. This is why software is generally beneath contempt." - Bran Ferren

"The existing system will be quickest and most radically overthrown by the annihilation of its exponents. Therefore, massacres of the enemies of the people must be set in motion." - Johann Most

"People crushed by law have no hopes but from power. If laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to laws." - Thomas B. Macaulay

"People crushed by law have no hopes but from power. If laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to laws." - Thomas Babington Macaulay

"When politicians start talking about large groups of their fellow Americans as 'enemies,' it's time for a quiet stir of alertness. Polarizing people is a good way to win an election, and also a good way to wreck a country." - Molly Ivins

"Nonviolence is based on recognizing that all of us are human beings. And at a certain point we begin to learn that you don't gather very much by making enemies out of people and not recognizing their humanity." - Grace Lee Boggs

"I assure my fellow citizens that the vast majority of Muslims experience the same fear they do. ISIS and Al Qaeda are my enemies, too. Most of the people killed by these groups have been Muslim." - Debbie Almontaser

"The ideal citizen of a tyrannical state is the man or woman who bows in silent obedience in exchange for the status of a well-cared-for herd animal. Thinking people become the tyrants worst enemies." - Claire Wolfe

"Whenever someone makes out a guest list, the people not on it become officially uninvited, and that makes them the enemies of the invited. Guest lists are just a way of choosing sides." - E L Konigsburg

"People have different relationships with power. I suppose a large portion of the 'Homeland' audience aligns with the U.S., sort of against the enemies. We certainly have the CIA viewpoint on the world - and it's their job." - Martin Donovan

"Those who try to combat the production of shoddy pictures are enemies of the best art today... It always feels tragic to see people labouring to saw off the branch they are sitting on." - Asger Jorn

"More people have been ruined by their upright friends than ever have been by their enemies!" - Leslie Ford

"People will love him (Theodore Roosevelt) for the enemies he has made." - Doris Kearns Goodwin

"It is through our anger and hatred that we transform people into enemies." - Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

"Unless people are prepared to declare themselves your enemies you have to hunt around for them." - Auberon Waugh

"People can be lovers and enemies at the same time, you know." - Willa Cather

"I have no permanent enemies - only people I have yet to persuade." - Richard Lamm

"Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content." - Paul Valery

"Dictatorships start wars because they need external enemies to exert internal control over their own people." - Richard Perle

"People who make music together cannot be enemies, at least while the music lasts." - Paul Hindemith

"Because when you kill 300 people, 400 people, who have nothing to do with the provocations Hezbollah staged, but you do it in effect deliberately by being indifferent to the scale of collateral damage, you're killing hostages in the hope of intimidating those that you want to intimidate. And more likely than not you will not intimidate them. You'll simply outrage them and make them into permanent enemies with the number of such enemies increasing." - Zbigniew Brzezinski

"People seldom tell the truths that are worth telling. We ought to choose our truths as carefully as we choose our lies and to select our virtues with as much thought as we bestow upon the selection of our enemies." - Oscar Wilde

"Dogs love their friends and bite their enemies, quite unlike people, who are incapable of pure love and always have to mix love and hate in their object-relations." - Sigmund Freud

"One thing we've learned about Donald Trump - this candidate first, president-elect, and now president - is that he has this sort of reptilian instinct for rooting out supposed enemies and finding people he can whip up distrust into rage." - Ben H. Winters

"When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty, and there is nothing to fear from them, then he is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader." - Plato

"To label people as death-deserving enemies because of disagreements about real world politics is bad enough. To do the same for disagreements about a delusional world inhabited by archangels, demons and imaginary friends is ludicrously tragic." - Richard Dawkins

"If you form the habit of taking what someone else says about a thing without checking it out for yourself, you'll find that other people will have you hating your friends and loving your enemies." - Malcolm X

"It seems to me people tend to forget that we are to love our enemies, not to satisfy some standard of righteousness but because God their Father loves them." - Marilynne Robinson

"People like leaders who look like they are dominant, optimistic, friendly to their friends, and quick on the trigger when it comes to enemies. They like boldness and despise the appearance of timidity and protracted doubt." - Daniel Kahneman

"When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty, and there is nothing more to fear from them, then he is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader." - Plato

"Terrorism is a real despair. These are people for whom life has been so negative that they're willing to die if they can take down some of their enemies." - John Shelby Spong

"Humans tend to segregate the world: enemies on one side, friends on the other. Friends are the people we know. Enemies are the Other. You can do just about anything to the Other. It doesn't matter if this Other is actually guilty of any crimes, because it is a matter of emotion, not logic. You see angry people aren't interested in justice, they just want an excuse to vent their rage." - Ilona Andrews

"For the mass of men the idea of artistic creation can only be expressed by an idea unpopular in present discussions - the idea of property... Property is merely the art of the democracy... One would think, to hear people talk, that the Rothschilds and the Rockefellers were on the side of property. But obviously they are the enemies of property; because they are enemies of their own limitations." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"The sky breaks. It sags and breathes upon my face. in the presence of mine enemies, mine enemies The world is full of enemies. There is no safe place." - Anne Sexton

"I have made some enemies. My enemies in the southern states consisted of those who oppressed the black slave. My enemies in the north are among those who would perpetuate the slavery of the wage workers" - Albert Parsons

"War is possible only if you have a lot of enemies. If all the enemies get together and form one front - if you cut down the number of enemies - there would be no war." - Albert Kesselring

"I make a great difference between people. I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies. I have not got one who is a fool. They are all men of some intellectual power, and consequently they all appreciate me. Is that very vain of me? I think it is rather vain." - Oscar Wilde

"Do not confuse your vested interests with ethics. Do not identify the enemies of your privilege with the enemies of humanity." - Max Lerner

"We ought so to behave to one another as to avoid making enemies of our friends, and at the same time to make friends of our enemies." - Pythagoras

"It took me a long time to understand that God is not the enemy of my enemies. God is not even the enemy of God's enemies." - Martin Niemoller

"It is better to decide a difference between enemies than friends, for one of our friends will certainly become an enemy and one of our enemies a friend." - Bias of Priene

"The enemies of American civilization- for such are the enemies of slavery- seem to be more on the alert than its friends." - William Walker

"The world is restructuring, and all of the enemies that used to exist are kind of gone, so now they are looking out for new enemies." - Howard Rheingold

"The bombers were enemies of Islam and enemies of the country. We will do everything and anything needed to stop them." - Khaleda Zia

"It is better to decide a difference between enemies than friends, for one of our friends will certainly become an enemy and one of our enemies a friend." - Pierre Jean De Beranger

"I could' make sense of the mess in my head. Diego was dead, and that was the main thing, the devastating thing. Other than that, the fight was over, my coven had lost and my enemies had won. But my dead coven was full of people who would have loved to watch me burn, and my enemies were speaking to me kindly when they had no reason to." - Stephenie Meyer

"I couldn't make sense of the mess in my head. Diego was dead, and that was the main thing, the devastating thing. Other than that, the fight was over, my coven had lost and my enemies had won. But my dead coven was full of people who would have loved to watch me burn, and my enemies were speaking to me kindly when they had no reason to." - Stephenie Meyer

"Enemies can be an incentive to survive and become someone in spite of them. Enemies can keep you alert and aware." - Louis L'Amour

"Take no duty of the Guard lightly. Friends must not be enemies Just as enemies must not be friends. Discerning the two is a life's work." - David Petersen

"Whenever citizens are seen routinely as enemies of their own government, writers are rountinely seen to be the most dangerous enemies." - E L Doctorow

"Your enemy is still yourself. You don't have enemies. They may be self-styled. I have plenty of self-styled enemies. I don't wish them harm." - Goswami Kriyananda

"Why should we add your book to the atomic weapons arrayed against us by our enemies. Publication of your book would help our enemies." - Vasily Grossman

"What my enemies call a general peace is my destruction. What I call peace is merely the disarmament of my enemies. Am I not more moderate than they?" - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Dialogue is the basis of Indian culture, and we don't want to make any enemies. Political and ideological adversaries, perhaps, but not enemies." - Evo Morales



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