Opponent Quotes

β€œBe extremely subtle even to the point of formlessness. Be extre...

β€œBe extremely subtle even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponent's fate.” ― Sun Tzu, The Art of War
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 13
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β€œI can’t wish my opponent luck, but I do wish hi...

β€œI can’t wish my opponent luck, but I do wish him well” β€” Senator John McCain pays tribute to Senator Barack Obama during the 2008 presidential campaign
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 20
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The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend,...

The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all others, charity. ...Benjamin Franklin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 23
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"We must see the error in our o...

"We must see the error in our own truth, and the truth in our opponent's error." ~ Reinhold Niebuhr
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 06
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It’s more important to master the cards you’re...

It’s more important to master the cards you’re holding than complain about the ones your opponents were dealt. - Grimsley, of the Unova Elite Four
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 18
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Never interrupt your oppo...

Never interrupt your opponent while they are making a mistake. -Nopoleon Bonaparte
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 05
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"I judge you unfortunate because you have never lived through ...

"I judge you unfortunate because you have never lived through misfortune. You have passed through life without an opponentβ€”no one can ever know what you are capable of, not even you.” – Seneca
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 13
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β€œNever take your eyes off yo...

β€œNever take your eyes off your opponent, even when you bow.” - Bruce Lee (Enter The Dragon)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 28
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"You must take your opponent into a deep d...

"You must take your opponent into a deep dark forest where 2+2=5, and the path leading out is only wide enough for one." -Mikhail Tal
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 28
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"At times one remains faithful to a c...

"At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid." β€” Friedrich Nietzsche
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 17
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Women have been shown to be more sensitive to others' suffering, whereas, warriors c...

Women have been shown to be more sensitive to others' suffering, whereas, warriors celebrated for killing their opponents are almost always men. We need to see more women in leadership roles and more closely involved in education about compassion. Dalai Lama
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 10
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{Chess Quote} If your opponent off...

{Chess Quote} If your opponent offers you a draw, try to work out why he thinks he's worse off. - Nigel Short
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 15
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β€œIf your opponent has a conscience, then follow ...

β€œIf your opponent has a conscience, then follow Gandhi. But if your enemy has no conscience, like Hitler, then follow Bonhoeffer.” - Martin Luther King
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 30
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Whenever you are confronte...

Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love. Mohandas Gandhi
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 11
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"At times one remains faithful to a c...

"At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid." β€” Friedrich Nietzsche
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 03
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β€œMy opponent is my ...

β€œMy opponent is my teacher. My ego is my enemy.” - Renzo Gracie
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 29
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β€œTo see a man beaten not by ...

β€œTo see a man beaten not by a better opponent, but by himself is a tragedy.” – Cus D’Amato
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 20
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Lucky the person who doesn't care about and doesn't count how many failure...

Lucky the person who doesn't care about and doesn't count how many failures has, but only concentrates on his/her goals until s/he achieves them. Their opponents don't like this, they wish s/he had stopped after the first failure.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 02
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"You must take your opponent into a deep, ...

"You must take your opponent into a deep, dark forest where 2+2=5, and the path leading out is only wide enough for one" - Mikhail Tal
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 14
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Once you have established the goal you want and the price y...

Once you have established the goal you want and the price you're willing to pay, you can ignore the minor hurts, the opponent's pressure and the temporary failures. ~~~~~ Vince Lombardi
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 14
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β€œThe hero and the coward both feel the same thing.. But the hero uses ...

β€œThe hero and the coward both feel the same thing.. But the hero uses his fear, projects it onto his opponent, while the coward runs. It’s the same thing, fear, but it’s what you do with it that matters.”- Cus D'amato
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 31
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"Violence ... is immoral because it seeks to humiliate the opponent rather th...

"Violence ... is immoral because it seeks to humiliate the opponent rather than win his understanding: it seeks to annihilate rather than covert. Violence is immoral because it thrives on hatred rather than love." - Martin Luther King, Jr.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 29
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"Victory is changing the hea...

"Victory is changing the hearts of your opponents by gentleness and kindness". - Saladin -
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 02
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You should always applau...

You should always applaud your opponent(s). They have helped shape your growth.
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 11
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"Whenever you are confronte...

"Whenever you are confronted with an opponent, conquer him with love." - Mahatma Gandhi
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 23
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There never is crime in ...

There never is crime in politics, there are only conspiracies of the opponent!
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 01
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β€œIf your opponent is o...

β€œIf your opponent is of choleric temper, seek to irritate him.” -- Sun-tzu
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 05
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"In a moment of clarity, you finally understand why boxers, who want so badly to hurt each oth...

"In a moment of clarity, you finally understand why boxers, who want so badly to hurt each other, can rest their heads on the shoulders of their opponents, can lean against one another like tired lovers, so thankful for a moment of peace." -Dave Eggers, from the very short story "Accident"
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 22
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"A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents an...

"A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it." - Max Planck
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 04
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"To see a man beaten not by...

"To see a man beaten not by a better opponent but by himself is a tragedy." – Cus D’Amato
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 21
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"Forget your oppo...

"Forget your opponents; always play against par." Sam Snead
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 18
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β€œLet an opponent graze your skin and you smash into his flesh; let an opponent smash int...

β€œLet an opponent graze your skin and you smash into his flesh; let an opponent smash into your flesh and you fracture his bone; let an opponent fracture your bone and you take his life! Do not be concerned with your escaping safely; lay your life before him!” - Bruce Lee
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 27
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"Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent...

"Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service.... To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect." ~ Oren Arnold
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 24
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"I refuse to have a battl...

"I refuse to have a battle of wits with an unarmed opponent" - Pogo (comic strip)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 13
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"At times one remains faithful to a c...

"At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid." - Friedrich Nietzsche
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 05
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"I argue very well. Ask any of my remaining friends. I can win an argument on a...

"I argue very well. Ask any of my remaining friends. I can win an argument on any topic, against any opponent. People know this, and steer clear of me at parties. Often, as a sign of their great respect, they don't even invite me." - Dave Barry
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 03
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"The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a frien...

"The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity." Benjamin Franklin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 02
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"Expect difficulty when you do what's right. Great opportuni...

"Expect difficulty when you do what's right. Great opportunity is often accompanied by great opposition. Choose to think primarily about the great open door, not the daunting opponents!"
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 26
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"T-bagging in shooters is a...

"T-bagging in shooters is an effective way of getting into the opponent's head." - Mett
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 10
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" you can defeat as many opponents that challenge you,...

" you can defeat as many opponents that challenge you, but as long as you haven't conquered yourself, defeat isnt a possibility, its an inevitable reality"Manuel Browne.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 20
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"Do not figure on opponents not a...

"Do not figure on opponents not attacking; worry about your own lack of preparation." - Miyamoto Mushashi,
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 07
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β€œBe extremely subtle even to the point of formlessness. Be...

β€œBe extremely subtle even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponent s fate.” ― Sun Tzu
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 06
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