Acquire knowledge. It enables its possessor to distinguish right from wrong; it lights the way to Heaven; it is our friend in the desert, our society in solitude, our companion when friendless; it guides us to happiness; it sustains us in misery; it is an ornament among our friends and an armor against enemies.— Elijah Muhammad
Almighty Friends And Enemies quotations
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.
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.
What are friends ? Friends are people that you think are your friends But they really your enemies, with secret indentities And disguises, to hide they true colors So just when you think you close enough to be brothers They wanna come back and cut your throat when you ain't lookin'.
If you want peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
Treat your friend as if he will one day be your enemy, and your enemy as if he will one day be your friend
Instead of friends, I see in Washington only mortal enemies.
Instead of loving the old flag of the stars and stripes, I see in it only the symbol of murder, plunder, oppression, and shame.
Talk well of your friends and of your enemies say nothing.
To come to know your enemy, first you must become his friend, and once you become his friend, all his defences come down. Then you can choose the most fitting method for his demise.
Compassion makes no distinction between friends and enemies, neighbors and outsiders, compatriots and foreigners. Compassion is the gate to human community.
Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.
Friends come and go but enemies accumulate.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy.
Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate.
A friend should always underestimate your virtues and an enemy overestimate your faults
The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.
The ego is your enemy, not your friend.
It is the ego that gives you wounds and hurts you. It is the ego that makes you violent, angry, jealous, competitive. It is the ego that is continuously comparing and feeling miserable.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
No friend ever served me, and no enemy ever wronged me, whom I have not repaid in full.
We need American foreign policy that tells the world very clearly that it is bad to be our enemy and good to be our friend.
There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.
An excellent man; he has no enemies; and none of his friends like him.
Always work with the present moment, not against it.
Make it your friend and ally, not your enemy. This will miraculously transform your whole life.
Beautifully shot, impeccably paced, it was a clear, unrelenting look at the National Trust, its friends and enemies, and it makes you want to burn your passport and beg the Luftwaffe to have another go.
Truth of a modest sort I can promise you, and also sincerity.
That complete, praiseworthy sincerity which, while it delivers one into the hands of one's enemies, is as likely as not to embroil one with one's friends.
You may depend upon it that he is a good man whose intimate friends are all good, and whose enemies are decidedly bad.
As an introvert, you can be your own best friend or your worst enemy.
The good news is we generally like our own company, a quality that extroverts often envy. We find comfort in solitude and know how to soothe ourselves.
When you see contention amongst your enemies, go and sit at ease with your friends; but when you see them of one mind, string your bow, and place stones upon the ramparts.
Pompey had fought brilliantly and in the end routed Caesar's whole force.
.. but either he was unable to or else he feared to push on. Caesar [said] to his friends: 'Today the enemy would have won, if they had had a commander who was a winner.'
This world and the world to come are two enemies.
We cannot therefore be friends to both; but we must decide which we will forsake and which we will enjoy.
Always sleep with one eye open. Never take anything for granted. Your best friends might just be your enemies.
Maybe this is why so many serial killers work in pairs.
It's nice not to feel alone in a world full of victims or enemies. It's no wonder Waltraud Wagner, the Austrian Angel of Death, convinced her friends to kill with her. It just seems natural. You and me against the world.
Only enemies speak the truth. Friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
For the mission's sake, our country's sake, and the sake of the men who carried the Division's colors in the past battles - who fought for life and never lost their nerve - carry out your mission and keep your honor clean. Demonstrate to the world there is "No Better Friend, No Worse Enemy" than a U.S. Marine.
As thou these ashes, little brook, wilt bear Into the Avon, Avon to the tide Of Severn, Severn to the narrow seas, Into main ocean they, this deed accursed An emblem yields to friends and enemies How the bold teacher's doctrine, sanctified By truth, shall spread, throughout the world dispersed.