The white man is our mortal enemy, and we cannot accept him. I will fight to see that vicious beast go down into the lake of fire prepared for him from the beginning, that he never rise again to give any innocent black man, woman or child the hell that he has delighted in pouring on us for 400 years.— Louis Farrakhan
Informative Mortal Enemies quotations
The best revenge is not to be like your enemy.
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.
I acknowledge the Roman Church to be our mother church, although defiled with some infirmities and corruptions...Let [the Papists] assure themselves, that, as I am a friend of their persons, if they be good subjects, so am I a vowed enemy, and do denounce mortal war to their errors.
Your strongest muscle
I could not think of being unkind, even to a mortal enemy.
It would hurt me. I see so much unkindness in the world, and there is no excuse for me to add to it.
A pitcher has to look at the hitter as his mortal enemy.
The poor ignorant fellah [Arabic for peasant] does not worry about politics, but when he is told repeatedly by people in whom he has confidence that his livelihood is in danger of being taken away from him by us, he becomes our mortal enemy. . . The Arab is primitive and believes what he is told.
When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.
I am a mortal enemy to arbitrary government and unlimited power.
I am naturally very jealous for the rights and liberties of my country, and the least encroachment of those invaluable privileges is apt to make my blood boil.
It maketh God man, and man God; things temporal, eternal; mortal, immortal; it maketh an enemy a friend, a servant a son, vile things glorious, cold hearts fiery, and hard thing liquid.
Collectivism and freedom are mortal enemies. Only one will survive
Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.
Regardless of law, marriage has only one definition, and any government that attempts to change it is my mortal enemy. I will act to destroy that government and bring it down.
Always forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Fear is the mortal enemy of creativity, innovation, and happiness.
Never explain; your friends don't need it, and your enemies won't believe you anyway.
I feel so entirely in my element with a full orchestra;
even if my mortal enemies were marshalled before me, I could lead them, master them, surround them, or repulse them.
Lust is an enemy to the purse, a foe to the person, a canker to the mind, a corrosive to the conscience, a weakness of the wit, a besotter of the senses, and finally, a mortal bane to all the body.
All the mortal world is a lethal enemy during those hours between dawn and dusk.
Your friends will believe in your potential, your enemies will make you live up to it.
The soundest strategy in war is to postpone operations until the moral disintegration of the enemy renders the delivery of the mortal blow both possible and easy.
Just because somebody happens to disagree with you about something doesn't mean that they become your mortal enemy and that you should try to destroy them and destroy their life and destroy their family.
I am a mortal enemy to arbitrary government and unlimited power.
The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; But, it is fear.
Security is the chief enemy of mortals.
All great enterprises have a pearl of faith at their core, and this must be ours: that Americans are still a people born to liberty. That they retain the capacity for self-government. That, addressed as free-born, autonomous men and women of God-given dignity, they will rise yet again to drive back a mortal enemy.
The mortal enemies of Social Security and Medicare are those who, in contempt of the plain arithmetic, continue to mislead Americans that we should change nothing.
Never interrupt your enemy when they are making a mistake.
You just don't understand humility until you have children and get divorced.
I was very hurt and very angry and so was she. But when kids are involved, you either become friends with respect or you become mortal enemies.
When we see our enemies and friends gliding away before us, let us not forget that we are subject to the general law of mortality, and shall soon be where our doom will be fixed forever.
I see corruption as a mortal enemy for young democracies.
You've got enemies? Good! That means you actually stood up for something in your life.
This Grave contains all that was Mortal of a Young English Poet Who on his Death Bed in the Bitterness of his Heart at the Malicious Power of his Enemies Desired these words to be engraved on his Tomb Stone "Here lies One Whose Name was writ in Water."
Men seem anxious to accomplish an orderly retreat through the centuries, earnestly rebuilding the works behind them, as they are battered down by the encroachments of time; but while they loiter, they and their works both fall prey to the arch enemy.
Ironically, the single thing that has strengthened Iran over the last several years has been the war in Iraq. Iraq was Iran's mortal enemy. That was cleared away. And what we've seen over the last several years is Iran's influence grow. They have funded Hezbollah, they have funded Hamas, they have gone from zero centrifuges to 4,000 centrifuges to develop a nuclear weapon.
When you look deeply into your anger, you will see that the person you call your enemy is also suffering. As soon as you see that, the capacity for accepting and having compassion for them is there.
This industry [photography], by invading the territories of art, has become art's most mortal enemy.
[Commercial] radio is absolutely the enemy of music.
They are my sworn and mortal enemy, and I will have nothing to do with them.
Fear has been the original parent of superstition, and every new calamity urges trembling mortals to deprecate the wrath of their invisible enemies.
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Venus, a beautiful, good-natured lady, was the goddess of love;
Juno, a terrible shrew, the goddess of marriage: and they were always mortal enemies.
The distractions, the exhaustions, the savage noises, the demands of town life, are, for me, mortal enemies to thought, to sleep,and to study; its extremes of squalor and of splendor do not stimulate, but sadden me; certain phases of its society I profoundly value, but would sacrifice them to the heaven of country quiet, if I had to choose between.
Security is mortal's chiefest enemy.
The mortal enemies of man are not his fellows of another continent or race;
they are the aspects of the physical world which limit or challenge his control, the disease germs that attack him and his domesticated plants and animals, and the insects that carry many of these germs as well as working notable direct injury. This is not the age of man, however great his superiority in size and intelligence; it is literally the age of insects.
The saying of John Peale Bishop is worth recalling, that the South excelled in two things which the French deem essential to civilization: a code of manners and a native cuisine. Both are apt to suffer when life is regarded as a means to something else. Efficiency and charm are mortal enemies, and Southern charm indubitably derives from a carelessness about the efficient aspects of life.