Good is often the enemy of best.
No, I'm no enemy to learning; it hurts not me.
Your best friend and worst enemy are both in this room right now. It's not your neighbor right or left - and it's not God or the devil - it's you.
The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is Humility.
To dare to live alone is the rarest courage; since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet.
I should see an enemy of my country in any one who would change by force that which has been established by law.
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.
The first step on the way to victory is to recognize the enemy.
In this time the enemy began to undermine our fort, which was situated sixty yards from Kentucky River.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
You must not fear death, my lads; defy him, and you drive him into the enemy's ranks.
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.
This stuff on enemy combatants, the Bush Administration has fought like a tiger to avoid having to produce any evidence to a judge to show why somebody is locked up in perpetuity. Another example of that is the torture scandal.
Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of our imagination.
Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of flattering illusions.
Flee an enemy who knows your weakness.
The enemy is not Islam, the great world faith, but a perversion of Islam.
The enemy is not just terrorism. It is the threat posed specifically by Islamist terrorism, by Bin Ladin and others who draw on a long tradition of extreme intolerance within a minority strain of Islam that does not distinguish politics from religion, and distorts both.
There is no more sombre enemy of good art than the pram in the hall.
Oh rage! Oh despair! Oh age, my enemy!
Oh, how sweet it is to pity the fate of an enemy who can no longer threaten us!
Meanwhile, my residence within the Federal lines, and my acquaintance with so many of the officers, the origin of which I have already mentioned, enabled me to gain much important information as to the position and designs of the enemy.
Don't think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It's self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can't try to do things. You simply must do things.
The real cure for our environmental problems is to understand that our job is to salvage Mother Nature. We are facing a formidable enemy in this field. It is the hunters... and to convince them to leave their guns on the wall is going to be very difficult.
The enemy resembles us. Therefore, he needs to be approached not as an assembly of 'targets' to be destroyed one by one; but as a living, intelligent entity capable of acting and reacting.