The only enemy more dangerous than a man with unlimited resources is one with nothing to lose.
Never yield to the apparently-overwhelming might of the enemy.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
The coward wretch whose hand and heart Can bear to torture aught below, Is ever first to quail and start From the slightest pain or equal foe.
Give the enemy not only a road for flight, but also a means of defending it.
There is no greater misfortune than underestimating the enemy. If I underestimate the enemy I am in danger of losing my treasure. Where two armies confront each other in battle the conqueror will be he who wins with a heavy heart.
One should never place trust in one’s enemies. The basic truth of all treaties is distrust. Distrust produces highest good.
Join the company of lions rather than assume the lead among foxes.
It is better to decide between our enemies than our friends; for one of our friends will most likely become our enemy; but on the other hand, one of your enemies will probably become your friend.
There’s nothing like the sight of an old enemy down on his luck.