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But now, for the first time, I see you are a man like me. I thought of your hand-grenades, of your bayonet, of your rifle; now I see your wife and your face and our fellowship. Forgive me, comrade. We always see it too late. Why do they never tell us that you are poor devils like us, that your mothers are just as anxious as ours, and that we have the same fear of death, and the same dying and the same agony. Forgive me, comrade; how could you be my enemy?

Erich Maria Remarque, "All Quiet On The Western Front"

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It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you: the one to slander you, and the other to get the news to you.

Mark Twain

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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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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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You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.

Winston Churchill

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Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.

Sun Tzu

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You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Betty Friedan

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

Sun Tzu

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Enemy — quotes and aphorisms

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

Sun Tzu

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Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.

Oscar Wilde

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While I see many hoof marks going in, I see none coming out. It is easier to get into the enemy's toils than out again.

Aesop

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We've waged war on work. We have collectively agreed, stupidly, that work is the enemy.

Mike Rowe

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The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.

Sun Tzu

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Anger is the enemy of non-violence and pride is a monster that swallows it up.

Mahatma Gandhi

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I can say the willingness to get dirty has always defined us as an nation, and it's a hallmark of hard work and a hallmark of fun, and dirt is not the enemy.

Mike Rowe

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The enemy of art is the absence of limitations.

Orson Welles

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Corruption is the enemy of development, and of good governance. It must be got rid of. Both the government and the people at large must come together to achieve this national objective.

Pratibha Patil

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Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.

John F. Kennedy

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