opponent Quotes

15 of the best book quotes about opponent
“The moment you stop viewing your opponent as a threat is the moment you leave yourself open to getting beat.”
“Bravery is always respected, even in an enemy.”
“In Aikido we never attack. An attack is proof that one is out of control. Never run away from any kind of challenge, but do not try to suppress or control an opponent unnaturally. Let attackers come any way they like and then blend with them. Never chase after opponents. Redirect each attack and get firmly behind it.”
“To injure an opponent is to injure yourself. To control aggression without inflicting injury is the Art of Peace.”
“Did you see his face? He looked terrible…”
“The hushing of the criticism of honest opponents is a dangerous thing.”
“Whenever you are confronted with an opponent, conquer him with love.”
“Who’s going to drop it? Will you... Or will he?”
“I’m unhappy to say he came back the next day in a spiffy new suit with a big new machine, and he snarled as he said, looking frightfully mean.”
“We didn’t do. And we didn’t quiet die. But we sure did get worsted, poor Daniel and I.”
“Then one terrible day a very rude Zook by the name of VanItch snuck up and slingshotted my Snick-Berry Switch!”
″ ‘If you sprinkle us Zooks, you’ll get sprinkled as well!’ VanItch had a Sputter exactly like mine!”
″ ‘Here’s the end of that terrible town full of Zooks who eat bread with the butter side down!’ And at that very instant we heard a klupp-klupp of feet on the Wall and old VanItch klupped up!”
“No battle plan can anticipate all contingencies. There are always unexpected factors including those stemming from the opponent’s initiative. A battle must thus becomes a balance between plan and improvisation, between error and correction. It is a narrow line. But it is a line one’s opponent must also walk. For all the balance of experience and cleverness, it is often the warrior who acts quickest who will prevail.”
“Rossamund groaned. He felt powerful, serious pains he had never felt before.”
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