Our enemies approach nearer to truth in their judgments of us than we do ourselves.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Our enemies come nearer the truth in the opinions they form of us than we do in our opinion of ourselves.
Pay attention to your enemies for they are the first to discover your mistakes.
Serve your enemies for they first find out your faults
Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults.
The opponents and I are really one. My strength and skills only half of the equation. The other half is theirs. An opponent is someone whose strength joined to yours creates a certain result.
A wise man learns more from his enemies than a fool from his friends.
It is a pitiful fortune that is not without enemies.
If it looks like shit, smells like shit, mail it to your enemy... he'll know what to do with it.
Talk well of your friends and of your enemies say nothing.
He who lives by fighting with an enemy has an interest in the preservation of the enemy's life.
The moment at which two people, approaching from opposite ends of a long passageway, recognize each other and immediately pretend they haven t. This is to avoid the ghastly embarrassment of having to continue recognizing each other the whole length of the corridor.
Man's chief enemy is his own unruly nature and the dark forces put up within him.
It pays to know the enemy -- not least because at some time you may have the opportunity to turn him into a friend.
We look upon the enemy of our souls as a conquered foe, so he is, but only to God, not to us.
Would you kick an opponent when he was down? Yes, if I thought he might get up.
A strong foe is better than a weak friend.
To see a man beaten not by a better opponent but by himself is a tragedy.
A person is his own worst enemy.
Who are enemies? Those who oppose each others will.
Mary Caroline Richards
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