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
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
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
The best way to destroy an enemy is to turn him into a friend.
- F.F. Bruce
Cherish your enemies; they may be blessings in disguise.
- Woodrow Kroll
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
As in all warfare, the two essential elements in victory are knowing your enemy and knowing your resources.
- Sinclair B. Ferguson
Nature teaches us to love our friends, but religion our enemies.
- Thomas Fuller
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
Beware of no man more than of yourself; we carry our worst enemies within us.
- Charles Spurgeon
A good man is kinder to his enemy than bad men to their friends.
- Joseph Hall
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
If I wanted to punish an enemy it should be by fastening on him the trouble of constantly hating somebody.
- Hannah More
We must wrestle earnestly in prayer, like men contending with a deadly enemy for life.
- J. C. Ryle
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
We make our friends; we make our enemies; but God makes our next door neighbor.
- G.K. Chesterton
The first step on the way to victory is to recognize the enemy.
- Corrie Ten Boom
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
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
Know that you are your greatest enemy, but also your greatest friend.
- Jeremy Taylor
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