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Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Robert Green Ingersoll

Commerce makes friends, religion makes enemies; the one enriches, and the other impoverishes; the one thrives best where the truth is told, the other where falsehoods are believed. — Robert Green Ingersoll

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Salman Al Odah

It is not wise to think of people as either friends or enemies as if you were the center of the universe; many are not aware of your existance! — Salman Al Odah

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Diana Palmer

How silly of her not to realize that strongest friends make the best enemies; they always know where the weaknesses are hidden. — Diana Palmer

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Marie Lu

They were the best of friends as long as they did not know they were supposed to be enemies. The truth would do its damage soon enough.
- Brothers in Fire, by Jedtare — Marie Lu

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By John Boyne

Bruno: We're not supposed to be friends, you and me. We're meant to be enemies. Did you know that? — John Boyne

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Joe R. Lansdale

I'm going to say my name is Dorothy Sherman and I'm telling it like it is. I'm going to say my friends call me Dot, and I prefer my enemies not to call me at all. — Joe R. Lansdale

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Abraham Lincoln

The loss of enemies does not compensate for the loss of friends. — Abraham Lincoln

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Meg Cabot

The people who are your friends before you got the crown are the people who are going to be your best friends no matter what. Because they are the ones who love you for you-in all your geekiness- and not because of what they can get out of you. Weirdly, in some instances, even the people who were your enemies before you got famous can end up being better friends to you become friends with after you become famous. And even when those friends get mad at you, you still need them, even more than ever. Because they are the people who are willing to tell you the truth. — Meg Cabot

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Benjamin Franklin

I think all the heretics I have known have been virtuous men. They have the virtue of fortitude, or they would not venture to own their heresy; and they cannot afford to be deficient in any of the other virtues, as they would give advantage to their many enemies; and they have not, like orthodox sinners, such a number of friends to excuse or justify them. — Benjamin Franklin

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Abraham Lincoln

I can not but hate the prospect of slavery's expansion. I hate it because of the monstrous injustice of slavery itself. I hate it because it deprives our republican example of its just influence in the world-enables the enemies of free institutions, with plausibility, to taunt us as hypocrites-causes the real friends of freedom to doubt our sincerity. — Abraham Lincoln

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Ron Dakron

1. Write like you'll live forever - fear is a bad editor.
2. Write like you'll croak today - death is the best editor.
3. Fooling others is fun. Fooling yourself is a lethal mistake.
4. Pick one - fame or delight.
5. The archer knows the target. The poet knows the wastebasket.
6. Cunning and excess are your friends.
7. TV and liquor are your enemies.
8. Everything eternal happens in a spare room at 3 a.m.
9. You're done when the crows sing. — Ron Dakron

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Marty Rubin

We choose our friends; our enemies choose us. — Marty Rubin

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Hiroo Onoda

In what, then, can those engaged in this kind of warfare place their hope? The Nakano Military School answered this question with a simple sentence: "In secret warfare, there is integrity." And this is right, for integrity is the greatest necessity when a man must deceive not only his enemies but his friends. With integrity - and I include in this sincerity, loyalty, devotion to duty and a sense of morality - one can withstand all hardships and ultimately turn hardship itself into victory. This was the lesson that the instructors at Futamata were constantly trying to instill in us. One of them put it this way: "If you are genuinely pure in spirit, people will respond to you and cooperate with you." This meant to me that so long as I remained pure inside, whatever measures I saw fit to take would eventually redound to the good of my country and my countrymen. — Hiroo Onoda

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Alexandre Dumas

Ah, but the friends of to-day are the enemies of to-morrow; — Alexandre Dumas

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Virchand Gandhi

May peace rule the universe; may peace rule in kingdoms and empires; may peace rule in states and in the lands of the potentates; may peace rule in the house of friends and may peace also rule in the house of enemies. — Virchand Gandhi

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Nathan Hale

I greatly fear some of America's greatest and most dangerous enemies are such as think themselves her best friends. — Nathan Hale

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Latif Mercado

My Friends I Will Always Remember, And My Enemies I Will Never Forget! — Latif Mercado

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Ellis Peters

Only people who're positive enough to have friends have enemies. When you're as glum and morose as he was, people just give up and go away. — Ellis Peters

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Nathaniel Hawthorne

Peace be with all the world! My blessing on my friends! My forgiveness to my enemies! For I am in the realm of quiet! — Nathaniel Hawthorne

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Abraham Lincoln

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them? — Abraham Lincoln

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Rabia Basri

O my Lord, whatever share of this world You have bestowed on me, bestow it to my enemies, and whatever share of the next world You have for me, give it to my friends. You are enough for me. — Rabia Basri

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Mark Frost

You know the old saying," said Nick. "Keep your friends close and your enemies dead and buried in the basement. — Mark Frost

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Jefferson Bethke

Shalom is the Hebrew word for "peace." For rhythm. For everything lining up exactly how it was meant to line up. Shalom is happening in those moments when you are at the dinner table for hours with good friends, good food, and good wine. Shalom is when you hear or see something and can't quite explain it, but you know it's calling and stirring something deep inside of you. Shalom is a sunset, that sense of exhaustion yet satisfaction from a hard day's work, creating art that is bigger than itself. Shalom is enemies being reconciled by love. Shalom is when you are dancing to the rhythm of God's voice. — Jefferson Bethke

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Shirley Jackson

My ambitions for you are slowly being realised, and, even though you are unhappy, console yourself with the thought that it was part of my plan for you to be unhappy for a while. The fact that you associate intimately with girls who do not care for the things you do should strengthen your own artistic integrity and fortify you against the world; remember, Natalie, your enemies will always come from the same place your friends do. — Shirley Jackson

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Fredrik Backman

Hate can be a deeply stimulating emotion. The world becomes easier to understand and much less terrifying if you divide everything and everyone into friends and enemies, we and they, good and evil. The easiest way to unite a group isn't through love, because love is hard, It makes demands. Hate is simple. So the first thing that happens in a conflict is that we choose a side, because that's easier than trying to hold two thoughts in our heads at the same time. The second thing that happens is that we seek out facts that confirm what we want to believe - comforting facts, ones that permit life to go on as normal. The third is that we dehumanize our enemy. — Fredrik Backman

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Abraham Lincoln

Do I not damage my enemies after i make them my close friends? — Abraham Lincoln

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Frederick Lenz

If you are going to set out to develop mystical powers to impress your friends and do other things to your enemies, the difficulty with it is that you will not be moving towards enlightenment. — Frederick Lenz

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Yuri Herrera

That's why we make enemies of our friends as soon as they start to drift, he thought, cos that way they get stuck with all our flaws, unlike when they're shared. Maybe brief friendships are best. If you pul out in time, the vices are all theirs. — Yuri Herrera

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Norman Vincent Peale

The one person who most blocks you from a full, happy, and successful life is you. They are therefore wise who make themselves an asset. We can be our own worst enemies or best friends. We can be a source of trouble or a cure for trouble. So if you feel empty, as many do, start by getting free from yourself as a first stop to vibrant living. — Norman Vincent Peale

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Peter David

All people are, at heart, egocentric. We exist at the center of our own little universes. We believe that we are living out our lives as best we can, and that we have our own sphere of influence which exists of both friends and enemies. They in turn have their own friends and enemies with whom they interact. That is a given. But we, each of us, tend to put ourselves ahead of others because we believe that we are significant. We must attend to our own needs, desires, wants, and aspirations, because each of us is our own greatest priority. No one else cares for us as much as we do, no one else can exist in our skin. We think we're important. It is where our sense of self-worth comes up, where our egos reside, where "we" are. And we believe that each of our lives means something. — Peter David

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Midnight Blue

When you are without friends, the next best thing is an enemy who knows you well. — Midnight Blue

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Thomas Jefferson

A good cause is often injured more by ill-timed efforts of its friends than by the arguments of its enemies. Persuasion, perseverance and patience are the best advocates on questions depending on the will of others. — Thomas Jefferson

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Joshilyn Jackson

I want to thank you, first, Person Who Bought This Book. Because of you, I have a job I love. Because of you, the people in my head get to live outside of it. When I meet you, you talk about my characters as if they are old friends (or enemies) we have in common; I cannot explain how miraculous this feels. If you are one of those people who have put my books into the hands of other readers - either professionally as a god-called lunatic who loves books so much you hand-sell them or as a reader who picked one for book club or gave it to your best friend for a birthday - well. This book exists because of you. I hope you are happy about this. I am - happy and grateful and a little bit in love with you. — Joshilyn Jackson

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Gregory David Roberts

A mujaheddin fighter once told me that fate gives all of us three teachers, three friends, three enemies, and three great loves in our lives. But these twelve are always disguised, and we can never know which one is which until we've loved them, left them, or fought them. Khader was one of my twelve, but his disguise was always the best. In those abandoned, angry days, as my grieving heart limped into numbing despair, I began to think of him as my enemy; my beloved enemy. And — Gregory David Roberts

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By William Martin

Therefore, your mistakes and your failures are blessings; opportunities for the best in parenting. And those who point out your mistakes are not your enemies, but the most valuable of friends. — William Martin

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Jean Cocteau

Understand that some of your enemies are amongst your best friends. — Jean Cocteau

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Mother Teresa

People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.

If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.

If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies. Succeed anyway.

If you are honest and sincere people may deceive you. Be honest and sincere anyway.

What you spend years creating, others could destroy overnight. Create anyway.

If you find serenity and happiness, some may be jealous. Be happy anyway.

The good you do today, will often be forgotten. Do good anyway.

Give the best you have, and it will never be enough. Give your best anyway.

In the final analysis, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway.

~Mother Teresa — Mother Teresa

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By David Berlinski

Children of the Enlightenment do not, of course, dwell overly on the dreadful acts undertaken in its name when the Enlightenment first became a living historical force in France: all perished, all - /Friends, enemies, of all parties, ages, ranks, /Head after head, and never heads enough /For those that bade them fall. — David Berlinski

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Michio Kushi

It is easy to love friends and sweethearts. This is selfish love. Higher love embraces enemies and all ugly, bad people. The highest love doesn't see goodness or badness at all. One should even love warmongers, bad food producers and priests. — Michio Kushi

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Joseph Warren

Our country is in danger, but not to be despaired of. Our enemies are numerous and powerful; but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution. On you depend the fortunes of America. You are to decide the important question, on which rest the happiness and liberty of millions yet unborn. Act worthy of yourselves. — Joseph Warren

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Aristophanes

Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war; and this lesson saves their children, their homes, and their properties. — Aristophanes

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Sathish Krishnamurthy

Life is too short to have enemies, all you should have is friends! — Sathish Krishnamurthy

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Yitzhak Rabin

You don't make peace with friends. You make it with very unsavory enemies. — Yitzhak Rabin

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Baltasar Gracian

A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends. — Baltasar Gracian

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Gene Simmons

Get rid of the friends who want you to spend your whole day doing nothing with them. They're not your friends. They're your enemies. — Gene Simmons

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Dana Marton

I hope we'll be friends." His grin was pure sin....
She stuck with the truth. "I hope we won't be enemies. — Dana Marton

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Mason Cooley

Friends are sometimes boring, but enemies never. — Mason Cooley

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Elijah Muhammad

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

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Stephen R. Donaldson

What good are friends who treat you just like your enemies do? — Stephen R. Donaldson

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Harbhajan Singh Yogi

Never say things to friends which you don't want to hear from enemies. — Harbhajan Singh Yogi

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Zongtrul Losang Tsondru

First, we must see that our negative actions arise due to prejudice and erroneous judgments. The discrimination that labels some as 'friends' and others as 'enemies' must be perceived as the root of our problems. We need to see that we label people and things in terms of our own desires, our own wishes. These wishes are transitory. The labeled objects are, themselves, impermanent. Such labeling is therefore very confused and false, yet it persists, and we continue to create suffering for ourselves. To avoid this, we need to develop equanimity for all beings suffering in samsara, tossed to and fro by their fleeting delusions, just like ourselves. — Zongtrul Losang Tsondru

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By J.I. Packer

C. H. Spurgeon was once asked if he could reconcile these two truths to each other. "I wouldn't try," he replied; "I never reconcile friends." Friends? - yes, friends. This is the point that we have to grasp. In the Bible, divine sovereignty and human responsibility are not enemies. They are not uneasy neighbors; they are not in an endless state of cold war with each other. They are friends, and they work together. — J.I. Packer

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Joe Abercrombie

To fight my enemies I need friends behind me, and I'm clean out of friends. You have to be realistic. It's been a while since my ambitions went beyond getting through each day alive. — Joe Abercrombie

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Jocelyn Murray

The sea is a lonely and hostile place, Captain,' Jansen said coldly. 'It is always best not to make enemies of those who might be your friends. You never know when your ships may cross — Jocelyn Murray

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Heather Brewer

Wrong. Enemies don't fight with such determined passion. That kind of focus is reserved for friends at odds with one another.
pg 69 Tomas to Vlad — Heather Brewer

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Ed Falco

It is my greatest wish to be thought of as a godfather, a man whose duty it is to do my friends any service, to help my friends out of any trouble- with advice, with money, with my own strength in men and influence- To everyone at this table, I say your enemies are my enemies, and your friends are my friends. — Ed Falco

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Brenda Ueland

We should all know this: that listening is not talking; [it] is the gifted and great role and the imaginative role. And the true listener is much more beloved, magnetic than the talker, and he is more effective, and learns more and does more good. And so try listening. Listen to your wife, your husband, your father, your mother, your children, your friends; to those who love you and those who don't, to those who bore you, to your enemies. It will work a small miracle. And perhaps a great one. — Brenda Ueland

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Amy Fellner Dominy

Your parents, your friends, your enemies politicians and teachers - all these voices will try to speak for you. Sometimes, it seems easier to let them. But then, you've lost more than your voice. You've lost yourself. — Amy Fellner Dominy

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By John C. Maxwell

Charles Schwab: Be friends with everybody. When you have friends you will know there is somebody who will stand by you. You know the old saying, that if you have a single enemy you will find him everywhere. It doesn't pay to make enemies. Lead the life that will make you kind and friendly to everyone about you, and you will be surprised what a happy life you will live. — John C. Maxwell

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Alfred Tennyson

He makes no friends who never made a foe. — Alfred Tennyson

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Dorothy Dunnett

His defences are good. But it is his friends that will bring him low, not his enemies, Lady Culter. Keep you out of his way. That's the best advice I can give you. — Dorothy Dunnett

Best Friends Are Enemies Quotes By Plato

They ought to be gentle to their friends and dangerous to their enemies. — Plato