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He that is taken and put into prison or chains is not conquered, though overcome; for he is still an enemy.

Thomas Hobbes

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Now the reason the enlightened prince and the wise general conquer the enemy whenever they move and their achievements surpass those of ordinary men is foreknowledge.

Sun Tzu

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It is essential to seek out enemy agents who have come to conduct espionage against you and to bribe them to serve you. Give them instructions and care for them. Thus doubled agents are recruited and used.

Sun Tzu

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If you are far from the enemy, make him believe you are near.

Sun Tzu

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Balk the enemy's power; force him to reveal himself.

Sun Tzu

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Men are not the enemy, but the fellow victims. The real enemy is women's denigration of themselves.

Betty Friedan

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It pays to know the enemy — not least because at some time you may have the opportunity to turn him into a friend.

Margaret Thatcher

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Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.

Sun Tzu

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God instructed Nehemiah to build a wall around Jerusalem to protect its citizens from enemy attack. You see, God is not against building walls!

Robert Jeffress

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Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.

Jean de La Fontaine

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Enemy — quotes and aphorisms

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.

John F. Kennedy

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Man is not the enemy here, but the fellow victim.

Betty Friedan

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The first step on the way to victory is to recognize the enemy.

Corrie Ten Boom

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Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a thousand victories.

Sun Tzu

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Thus, what is of supreme importance in war is to attack the enemy's strategy.

Sun Tzu

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If fear is the great enemy of intimacy, love is its true friend.

Henri Nouwen

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It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.

Buddha

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Nothing is as dangerous as an ignorant friend; a wise enemy is to be preferred.

Jean de La Fontaine

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Truth engenders hatred of truth. As soon as it appears, it is the enemy.

Tertullian

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Listen! Clam up your mouth and be silent like an oyster shell, for that tongue of yours is the enemy of the soul, my friend. When the lips are silent, the heart has a hundred tongues.

Rumi

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