44 Quotes About Enemies

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If I could hear Christ praying for me in the next room, I would not fear a million enemies. Yet distance makes no difference. He is praying for me.
- Robert Murray McCheyne
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We may not be able to prevent other people from being our enemies, but we can prevent ourselves from being enemies toward others.
- Warren Wiersbe
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The joy of the Lord will arm us against the assaults of our spiritual enemies and put our mouths out of taste for those pleasures with which the tempter baits his hooks.
- Matthew Henry
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The best way to destroy an enemy is to turn him into a friend.
- F.F. Bruce
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Cherish your enemies; they may be blessings in disguise.
- Woodrow Kroll
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We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
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Does loving your enemy mean not punishing him? No, for loving myself does not mean that I ought not subject myself to punishment-even to death. If you had committed a murder, the right Christian thing to do would be to give yourself up to the police and be hanged.
- C.S. Lewis
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The first step on the way to victory is to recognize the enemy.
- Corrie Ten Boom
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The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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As in all warfare, the two essential elements in victory are knowing your enemy and knowing your resources.
- Sinclair B. Ferguson
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Nature teaches us to love our friends, but religion our enemies.
- Thomas Fuller
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Never be a judge between thy friends in any matter where both set their hearts upon the victory. If strangers or enemies be litigants, whatever side thou favorest, thou gettest a friend; but when friends are the parties thou losest one.
- Jeremy Taylor
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Beware of no man more than of yourself; we carry our worst enemies within us.
- Charles Spurgeon
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A good man is kinder to his enemy than bad men to their friends.
- Joseph Hall
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For no man by sprinkling himself with holy water, and with eating holy bread, is more merciful than before, or forgiveth wrong, or becometh at one with his enemy, or is more patient, and less covetous, and so forth; which are the sure tokens of the soul-health.
- William Tyndale
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If I wanted to punish an enemy it should be by fastening on him the trouble of constantly hating somebody.
- Hannah More
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We must wrestle earnestly in prayer, like men contending with a deadly enemy for life.
- J. C. Ryle
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Cheap grace is the deadly enemy of our church. Cheap grace means grace sold on the market like cheapjack's wares. Cheap grace is the preaching of forgiveness without requiring repentance, without church discipline, communion without confession, absolution without personal confession.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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It is no policy to let thy lusts have arms, which are sure to rise and declare against thee when thine enemy comes.
- William Gurnall
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Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world that we must love our enemies - or else? The chain reaction of evil - hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars - must be broken, or else we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
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Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
- George Washington
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We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next door neighbor.
- G.K. Chesterton
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Prayer is the great engine to overthrow and rout my spiritual enemies, the great means to procure the graces of which I stand in hourly need.
- John Newton
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I make it my rule, to lay hold of light and embrace it, wherever I see it, though held forth by a child or an enemy.
- Jonathan Edwards
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Know that you are your greatest enemy, but also your greatest friend.
- Jeremy Taylor
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God's angels often protect his servants from potential enemies.
- Billy Graham
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If we cut up beasts simply because they cannot prevent us and because we are backing our own side in the struggle for existence, it is only logical to cut up imbeciles, criminals, enemies, or capitalists for the same reasons.
- C.S. Lewis
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Pursue not a victory too far. He hath conquered well that hath made his enemy fly; thou mayest beat him to a desperate resistance, which may ruin thee.
- George Herbert
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But, though persecuting malice raged, yet the Gospel shone with resplendent brightness; and, firm as an impregnable rock, withstood the attacks of its boisterous enemies with success.
- John Foxe
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Everyone knows that by far the happiest and universally enjoyable age of man is the first. What is there about babies which makes us hug and kiss and fondle them, so that even an enemy would give them help at that age?
- Desiderius Erasmus
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The Christian will be sure to make enemies. It will be one of his objects to make none; but if doing what is right and believing what is true should cause him to lose every earthly friend, he will regard it as a small loss, since his great Friend in heaven will be even more friendly and will reveal Himself to him more graciously than ever.
- Alistair Begg
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It is much safer to reconcile an enemy than to conquer him; victory may deprive him of his poison, but reconciliation of his will.
- Owen Feltham
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Seducers are more dangerous enemies to the church than persecutors.
- Matthew Henry
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The good man has his enemies. He would not be like his Lord if he had not. If we were without enemies we might fear that we were not the friends of God, for the friendship of the world is enmity to God.
- Charles Spurgeon
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Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.
- Isaac Newton
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Observe thyself as thy greatest enemy would do, so shalt thou be thy greatest friend.
- Jeremy Taylor
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Take heed thou makest not the least child thine enemy by offering wrong to him; God will right the wicked even upon the saint.
- William Gurnall
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In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
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Nothing exposes religion more to the reproach of its enemies than the worldliness and hard-heartedness of its professors.
- Matthew Henry
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Everyone would have something, such perhaps as we are ashamed to utter. The proud man would have honor; the covetous man, wealth and abundance; the malicious, revenge on his enemies; the epicure, pleasure and long life; the barren, children; the wanton, beauty; each would be humored in his own desire, though in opposition both to God's will, and his own good.
- Joseph Hall
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In Jesus and for Him, enemies and friends alike are to be loved.
- Thomas a Kempis
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Agape is disinterested love. Agape does not begin by discriminating between worthy and unworthy people, or any qualities people possess. It begins by loving others for their sakes. Therefore, agape makes no distinction between friend and enemy; it is directed toward both.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
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War - An act of violence whose object is to constrain the enemy, to accomplish our will.
- George Washington
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The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies: probably because they are generally the same people.
- G.K. Chesterton
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