„Our friends, the enemy.“

L'Opinion de ces Demoiselles, "Nos amis, nos ennemis" [Our friends, our enemies]. Expression used by the French during the truce after the capture of Sebastopol, referring to the Russians. Recorded in the London Times of that date. Reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 221.


Nos amis, les ennemis.

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französischer Lyriker und Liedtexter 1780 - 1857

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„We ought so to behave to one another as to avoid making enemies of our friends, and at the same time to make friends of our enemies.“

—  Pythagoras ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher -585 - -495 v.Chr

As quoted in Diogenes Laërtius, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers, "Pythagoras", Sect. 23, as translated in Dictionary of Quotations http://archive.org/details/dictionaryquota02harbgoog (1906) by Thomas Benfield Harbottle, p. 320
Original: (el) ἀλλήλοις θ᾽ ὁμιλεῖν, ὡς τοὺς μὲν φίλους ἐχθροὺς μὴ ποιῆσαι, τοὺς δ᾽ ἐχθροὺς φίλους ἐργάσασθαι. ἴδιόν τε μηδὲν ἡγεῖσθαι.

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Citát „In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies but the silence of our friends.“
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„In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies but the silence of our friends.“

—  Martin Luther King, Jr. American clergyman, activist, and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement 1929 - 1968

1960s, The Trumpet of Conscience (1967)
Variante: In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.

Mao Zedong Foto

„Who are our enemies? Who are our friends? This is a question of the first importance for the revolution.“

—  Mao Zedong Chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China 1893 - 1976

Shéi shì wǒmen de dírén? Shéi shì wǒmen de péngyǒu? Zhège wèntí shì gémìng de shǒuyào wèntí.
Chapter 2 https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/works/red-book/ch02.htm, originally published in Analysis of the Classes in Chinese Society (March 1926), Selected Works, Vol. I, p. 1.
Original: (zh) 谁是我们的敌人?谁是我们的朋友?这个问题是革命的首要问题。

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Pythagoras Foto

„Take not thine enemy for thy friend; nor thy friend for thine enemy!“

—  Pythagoras ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher -585 - -495 v.Chr

The Sayings of the Wise (1555)

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Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi Foto

„The doctor's aim is to do good, even to our enemies, so much more to our friends“

—  Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi Persian polymath, physician, alchemist and chemist, philosopher 865 - 925

Islamic Science, the Scholar and Ethics http://www.muslimheritage.com/topics/default.cfm?ArticleID=570, Foundation for Science Technology and Civilisation.
Kontext: The doctor's aim is to do good, even to our enemies, so much more to our friends, and my profession forbids us to do harm to our kindred, as it is instituted for the benefit and welfare of the human race, and God imposed on physicians the oath not to compose mortiferous remedies.

Cosimo de' Medici Foto

„We read that we ought to forgive our enemies; but we do not read that we ought to forgive our friends.“

—  Cosimo de' Medici First ruler of the Medici political dynasty 1389 - 1464

Attributed to Cosimo de' Medici, Duke of Florence, in Apothegms by Francis Bacon, (1624) No. 206

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„A word of command has made these silent figures our enemies; a word of command might transform them into our friends.“

—  Erich Maria Remarque, buch Im Westen nichts Neues

Paul after visiting Russian prisoners, Ch. 8
All Quiet on the Western Front (1929)

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Jack Vance Foto

„Count me not your friend but the enemy of your enemies.“

—  Jack Vance, Lyonesse Trilogy

Quelle: Lyonesse Trilogy (1983-1989), The Green Pearl (1985), Chapter 8, section 3 (p. 480)

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„The enemy of my enemy is my friend, so that makes Google my best friend.“

—  Marc Benioff American businessman 1964

Quoted in Miguel Helft, " Google and Salesforce Join to Fight Microsoft http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/14/technology/14google.html?_r=1&oref=slogin", New York Times (April 14, 2008).

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„Friends are nothing but a known enemy“

—  Kurt Cobain American musician and artist 1967 - 1994

Variante: A friend is nothing but a known enemy.

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