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Top 100 Quotes About Foe

#1. Anger kills both laughter and joy;What greater foe is there than anger? - Author: Thiruvalluvar
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#2. The word 'yes' is just a sound. It's nothing without context. It can signal the end of a life, an exultation after a scored basket or a vanquished foe; it can answer questions or refute them; it's an affirmation. - Author: Josh Hanagarne
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#3. An ignorant friend is worse than a learned foe. - Author: Brian Herbert
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#4. Probably in all our history no foe has been so detested as were the Japanese. Emotions forgotten since our most savage Indian wars were reawakened. - Author: Allen Nevins
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#5. Complacency is a deadly foe of all spiritual growth. - Author: A.W. Tozer
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#6. I have argued with him on almost every subject in the world, and we have always been on opposite sides, without affectation or animosity ... It is necessary to disagree with him as much as I do, in order to admire him as I do; and I am proud of him as a foe even more than as a friend. - Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
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#7. The legends say that the god Mars was the parent of tears, foe to dance and lute. - Author: Pierce Brown
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#8. Beware of meat twice boiled, and an old foe reconciled. - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#9. A man can learn wisdom even from a foe - Author: Aristophanes
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#10. They saw their injured country's woe;
The flaming town, the wasted field;
Then rushed to meet the insulting foe;
They took the spear, - but left the shield. - Author: Philip Freneau
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#11. No matter how I prayed, no fairy godmother appeared. No elf or leprechaun or world-weary wizard materialised to provide the secret weapon against my foe. I remained alone in a mouse-infested cell, empty but for a pallet and the nightdress into which I now had to struggle. - Author: Catherine Gilbert Murdock
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#12. He is tired out from the effort of deciphering the world. Tired from the effort of smiling at the foe. - Author: Hilary Mantel
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#13. As long as you hate your enemy, a jail door is closed and a prisoner is taken. But when you try to understand and release your foe from your hatred, then the prisoner is released and that prisoner is you. - Author: Max Lucado
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#14. If I rise up again against the foe, dare I stand alone? - Author: T.A. Cline
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#15. Your path is not my path. Should we meet at the crossroads and ye be a friend, tarry a while, drink some wine and let us laugh for a while. If ye be foe, continue on your merry way and may our paths never cross again. - Author: Virginia Alison
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#16. I felt like anything rather than rejoicing at the downfall of a foe who had fought so long and valiantly, and had suffered so much for a cause, though that cause was, I believe, one of the worst for which a people ever fought, and one for which there was the least excuse. - Author: Ulysses S. Grant
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#17. Take up our quarrel with the foe: To you from falling hands we throw. - Author: John McCrae
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#18. He makes no friends who never made a foe. - Author: Alfred Tennyson
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#19. Yet Lillian is all heart and love, but fearless in the face of foe. - Author: Morrissey
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#20. Know your foe, Ser Rodrik had taught him once. - Author: George R R Martin
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#21. The battle lines are drawn, priyatama. The more formidable the foe, the sweeter the victory. - Author: Colleen Houck
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#22. Remember, sometimes diplomacy is the better side of warfare."
"Dipolomacy is a lot easier to accomplish if you've got your foe on his knees hoping you don't lop off his head. - Author: C.J. Redwine
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#23. When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#24. It needs but one foe to breed a war, and those who have not swords can still die upon them. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#25. Concealment is the foe of tranquility. - Author: Fanny Burney
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#26. Sadness is a powerful foe, maybe harder to keep down than happiness ... - Author: Katherine Hannigan
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#27. I am a great foe of favoritism in public life, in private life, and even in the delicate relationship of an author to his works. - Author: Joseph Conrad
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#28. I was angry with my friend:
I told my wrath, my wrath did end.
I was angry with my foe:
I told it not, my wrath did grow. - Author: William Blake
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#29. Constitutional democracy, you see, is no romantic notion. It's our defense against ourselves, the one foe who might defeat us. - Author: Bill Moyers
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#30. A friend to honesty and a foe to crime - Author: Allan Pinkerton
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#31. The deadliest foe of democracy is not autocracy but liberty frenzied. - Author: Otto Hermann Kahn
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#32. When my father was vigorous and lucid, (my mother) regarded medicine as her wily ally in a lifelong campaign to keep old age, sickness, and death at bay. Now ally and foe exchanged masks. Medicine looked more like the enemy, and death the friend. (p. 184) - Author: Katy Butler
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#33. You know, I need hardly remind you, it is not numbers or strength that gives victory in war; but, heaven helping them, to one or other of two combatants it is given to dash with stouter hearts to meet the foe, and such onset, in nine cases out of ten, those others refuse to meet. - Author: Xenophon
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#34. Persecution is an enemy the Church has met and mastered many times. Indifference could prove to be a far more dangerous foe. - Author: Brother Andrew
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#35. The men of Texas deserved much credit, but more was due the women. Armed men facing a foe could not but be brave; but the women, with their little children around them, without means of defense or power to resist, faced danger and death with unflinching courage. - Author: Thomas Jefferson Rusk
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#36. I will tell you how this ends, Jarl Grimnar. It ends with you on your knees, as the first High King of Fenris to bare his throat to a foe's blade. Refuse, and suffer the excommunication of your Chapter and the Exterminatus of your miserable home world - Author: Aaron Dembski-Bowden
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#37. He is wise that can make a friend of a foe. - Author: John Ray
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#38. The Same, the Same: friend and foe are of one stuff; the ploughman, the plough, and the furrow, are of one stuff; and the stuff is such, and so much, that the variations of form are unimportant. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#39. Complacency is easy ... and it is a deadly foe of spiritual growth. - Author: Aiden Wilson Tozer
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#40. If you are foe, we do not fear you. If you are friend, your foes will be taught the fear of us. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#41. I launched into a graceful ninja-like front roll, then stood my ground to face the monstrous heathen, fearless in my determination to vanquish the deadly foe.
Nah, just kidding. I bolted, discretion being the better part of not getting dead. - Author: A&E Kirk
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#42. The cruelest foe is a masked benefactor. The wars which make history so dreary have served the cause of truth and virtue. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#43. We shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and success of liberty - Author: John F. Kennedy
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#44. Heresy is the foe of countenance - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#45. But thou, contracted to thine own bright eyes,
Feed'st thy light's flame with self-substantial fuel,
Making a famine where abundance lies,
Thyself thy foe, to thy sweet self too cruel. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#46. Insane! ... Ask the tyrant who is his most dangerous foe, the sane man or the insane? - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#47. There is no wine so sweet as wine taken from a foe. - Author: George R R Martin
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#48. Lessers were fewer and farther between now than ever, and there had been sightings, by others in the Brotherhood, of a very different kind of foe. - Author: J.R. Ward
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#49. Seek to know thyself by means of thyself, keeping thy mind, intellect and senses, under control; for self is thy friend as it is also thy foe. - Author: Anonymous
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#50. ISIS and radical Islamic terrorism will face no more determined foe than I will be. - Author: Ted Cruz
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#51. The greatest foe to art is luxury, art cannot live in its atmosphere. - Author: William Morris
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#52. Time was, I shrank from what was right, From fear of what was wrong; I would not brave the sacred fight, Because the foe was strong. But now I cast that finer sense And sorer shame aside; Such dread of sin was indolence, Such aim at heaven was pride. J. H. NEWMAN. - Author: Mary W. Tileston
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#53. 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. - Author: Pliny The Elder
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#54. History is always written by the winners. When two cultures clash, the loser is obliterated, and the winner writes the history books-books which glorify their own cause and disparage the conquered foe. As Napoleon once said, 'What is history, but a fable agreed upon? - Author: Dan Brown
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#55. Fee fi foe fum, she's scratching on my back. Oh, here she comes. - Author: Eazy-E
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#56. Reality is always the foe of famous names. - Author: Petrarch
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#57. Everybody has always underrated the Russians. They keep their own secrets alike from foe and friends. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#58. In four ways ... should one who flatters be understood as a foe in the guise of a friend: He approves of his friend's evil deeds, he disapproves his friend's good deeds, he praises him in his presence, he speaks ill of him in his absence. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#59. It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#60. Be advised; Heat not a furnace for your foe so hot That it do singe yourself: we may outrun, By violent swiftness, that which we run at, And lose by over-running. Know you not, The fire that mounts the liquor til run o'er, In seeming to augment it wastes it? - Author: William Shakespeare
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#61. I'm a fervent foe of water pollution, whether it is our own Hudson River or Philadelphia's tap water. - Author: Gore Vidal
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#62. Possessed with a full confidence of the certain success which British valor must gain over such enemies, I have led you up these steep and dangerous rocks, only solicitous to show you the foe within your reach. - Author: James Wolfe
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#63. What boots it at one gate to make defence, And at another to let in the foe? - Author: John Milton
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#64. To fear the foe, since fear oppresseth strength,
Gives, in your weakness, strength unto your foe,
And so your follies fight against yourself.
Fear, and be slain
so worse can come to fight;
And fight and die is death destroying death,
Where fearing dying pays death servile breath. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#65. As with ships, so with men; he who turns his back to his foe gives him an advantage. - Author: Herman Melville
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#66. We look upon the enemy of our souls as a conquered foe, so he is, but only to God, not to us. - Author: Oswald Chambers
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#67. His friends he loved. His direst earthly foe - Cats-I believe he did but feign to hate. My hand will miss the insinuated nose, Mine eyes the tail that wagged contempt at Fate. - Author: William Watson
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#68. Virtue owns a more eternal foe Than Force or Fraud: old Custom, legal Crime, And bloody Faith the foulest birth of Time. - Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
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#69. Bring war material with you from home, but forage on the enemy ... use the conquered foe to augment one's own strength. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#70. FACE A SINGLE FOE as if you are facing ten thousand enemies; face ten thousand enemies as a single foe. - Author: Morihei Ueshiba
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#71. Well, whatever one thinks of the Roman Church, it is a worthy and powerful foe. I could accept that sort of conversion with grace. But I shall be very disappointed indeed if we lose him to the Presbyterians. - Author: Donna Tartt
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#72. As freely as the firmament embraces the world, or the sun pours forth impartially his beams, so mercy must encircle both friend and foe. - Author: Friedrich Schiller
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#73. What is interesting is that elephants can accurately and reliably figure out who is friend and who is foe. Compare this to us humans, who still walk down dark alleys at night, fall for Ponzi schemes, and buy lemons from used-car salesmen. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#74. If you need to find out who is your friend
among many, stimulate a resolutive conflict. - Author: Toba Beta
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#75. Cursed be the verse, how well so e'er it flow, That tends to make one worthy man my foe. - Author: Alexander Pope
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#76. The earth yields up her stores, of every ill
The instigators; iron, foe to man,
And gold, than iron deadlier. - Author: Ovid
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#77. The young among us are, as a general thing, allied to the world. But few maintain a special warfare against the internal foe. But few have an earnest, anxious desire to know and do the will of God. - Author: Ellen G. White
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#78. War is an unpredictable beast. Once unleashed, it runs like a rabid dog, ravening friend or foe alike. It can drag on for years, a slow attrition of nerve and fortitude, or be over in one brilliant flash, an extravagant conflagration of flame and blood and waste. - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#79. No longer could I root happily into my mother's company and find comfort in her rounded shape. There was no one to tell me the facts. How much nutrition to pull from the dirt? Would the beetles bring harm? And what of the worms? Friends, foe, or nevermind? - Author: Kate Bernheimer
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#80. You've got to always remember that the devil is a defeated foe. The battle has been won. You don't need to fight him. So what do you do? You simply stand and exercise your authority. All you've got to do is exercise your authority. - Author: Pedro Okoro
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#81. As one that neither seeks, nor shuns his foe. - Author: John Dryden
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#82. Only liberty can truly ward off tyranny, the great and eternal foe of mankind. - Author: Ron Paul
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#83. New nemeses keep racing fresh, but I also find challenge in going longer, with only the distance as foe. I run my first 50-mile race, journey across the Grand Canyon and back, circumnavigate Mount St. Helens. - Author: Don Kardong
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#84. I gave up the unequal struggle against what appeared to be in my fate, indeed, I welcomed it with more affection. As one embraces a foe one can't defeat and I felt liberated. - Author: Alberto Moravia
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#85. Foe means enemy. Now, will we have differences of opinion with the Russians? Yes. Will they get mad at us from time to time, and we get mad at them? That's part of the normal diplomatic relations. - Author: Colin Powell
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#86. The history of England, who has always dealt most harshly with her vanquished foe in the few European wars in which she has taken part in modern times, gives us Germans an idea of the fate in store for us if defeated. - Author: Bernhard Von Bulow
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#87. Whenever thy hand can reach it, tear out the foe's brain, for such an opportunity washes anger from the mind. - Author: Saadi
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#88. Peter Kropotkin ... was recognized by friend and foe as one of the greatest minds ... of the nineteenth century ... The lucidity and brilliance of his mind combined with his warm-heartednes s into the harmonious whole of a fascinating and gracious personality. - Author: Emma Goldman
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#89. Friend or foe, the crows care not. - Author: George R R Martin
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#90. The laws allow arms to be taken against an armed foe. - Author: Ovid
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#91. Never back a woman you defend, never get quit of a friend on whom you depend, never make face to a foe till he's rife and never get stuck to another man's pfife. - Author: James Joyce
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#92. Wine is a terrible foe, hard to wrestle with. - Author: Euripides
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#93. When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#94. If nobody will be so kind as to become my foe, I shall need no more fleets nor armies, and shall be forced to reduce my taxes. - Author: Thomas Paine
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#95. He wants worth who dares not praise a foe. - Author: John Dryden
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#96. It is better to arm and strengthen your hero, than to disarm and enfeeble your foe. - Author: Anne Bronte
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#97. Your son at five is your master, at ten your slave, at fifteen your double, and after that, your friend or foe, depending on his bringing up. - Author: Hasdai Ibn Shaprut
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#98. The truth is forced upon us, very quickly, by a foe. - Author: Aristophanes
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#99. The ancient feud between cat and dog is not forgotten in the north, for the Lynx is the deadly foe of the Fox and habitually kills it when there is soft snow and scarcity of easier prey. - Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
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#100. The bold sympathize with the bold; and in great hearts, there is always a certain friendship for a gallant foe. - Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
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