Quotes of Combatant

“ Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist — it reduces him to his fighting weight. ”

- Josh Billings

“ The chief enemy of creativity is good taste. ”

- Pablo Picasso

“ Five great enemies to peace inhabit with us: viz., avarice, ambition, envy, anger and pride. If those enemies were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace. ”

- Petrarch

“ I have no trouble with my enemies. I can take care of my enemies in a fight. But my friends, my goddamned friends, they're the ones who keep me walking the floor at nights! ”

- Warren Harding

“ A warrior of light who trusts too much in his intelligence will end up underestimating the power of his opponent. ”

- Paulo Coelho

“ I swear it upon Zeus an outstanding runner cannot be the equal of an average wrestler. ”

- Socrates

“ Prevention being our No. 1 objective, we decided we would be best served with him detained as an enemy combatant. ”

- John Ashcroft

“ I have no trouble with my enemies. I can take care of my enemies all right. But my damn friends...They're the ones that keep me walking the floor nights! ”

- Warren G. Harding

“ As to war, I am and always was a great enemy, at the same time a warrior the greater part of my life and were I young again, should still be a warrior while ever this country should be invaded and I lived. ”

- Daniel Morgan

“ I think one of the conclusions that many Catholics drew from the Second Vatican Council is there're just a lot fewer mortal sins than there used to be. So we don't really have to confess them, and we can make a good act of contrition, as we used to say, and receive communion, and it's fine. ”

- Andrew Greeley

“ NON-COMBATANT, n. A dead Quaker. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ War hath no fury like a non-combatant. ”

- Charles Edward Montague

“ No wise combatant underestimates their antagonist. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ The clever combatant looks to the effect of combined energy, and does not require too much from individuals; hence his ability to pick out the right men and utilize combined energy. ”

- Sun tzu

“ The social kiss is an exchange of insincerity between two combatants on the field of social advancement. It places hygiene before affection and condescension before all else. ”

- London Sunday Correspondent

“ I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ The best is the enemy of the good. ”

- Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire

“ The best is the enemy of the good. ”

- Voltaire

“ When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you. ”

- African proverb

“ Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults. ”

- Antisthenes

“ Enemies are so stimulating. ”

- Katharine Hepburn

“ The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. ”

- Leo Tolstoy

“ Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable. ”

- Jean de La Fontaine

“ I have no trouble with my enemies. I can take care of my enemies all right. But my damn friends. They're the ones that keep me walking the floor nights! ”

- Warren Gamaliel Harding

“ A fighter has to know fear. ”

- Cus D’Amato

“ It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways. ”

- Buddha

“ Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win. ”

- Sun tzu

“ Organization is the enemy of improvisation. ”

- Unknown

“ Organization is the enemy of improvisation. ”

- Unknown

“ The main doctrine of a fanatic's creed is that his enemies are the enemies of God. ”

- Andrew White
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