The best Quotes by Horatio Nelson

The best Quotes by Horatio Nelson

Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronte KB (29 September 1758 – 21 October 1805) was a British flag officer in the Royal Navy. His inspirational leadership, grasp of strategy and unconventional tactics brought about a number of decisive British naval victories during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest naval commanders in history.

Desperate affairs require desperate measures.
Gentlemen, when the enemy is committed to a mistake we must not interrupt him too soon.
First gain the victory and then make the best use of it you can.
I have only one eye, I have a right to be blind sometimes... I really do not see the signal!
I could not tread these perilous paths in safety, if I did not keep a saving sense of humor.

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I've had many enemies over the years. If there's one thing I've learned, it's never engage in a fight you're sure to lose. On the other hand, never let anyone who has insulted you get away with it. Bide your time and strike back when you're in a position of strength - even if you no longer need to strike back.
The enemy of my enemy is my bro!
The more you move up in the world, the more enemies you make.
If you don't take an opponent serious, they surprise you.
The only way to defeat a superior enemy is to stop at nothing. To become what they fear.
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If you're not with me, then you're my enemy.
If you have an opponent who is clearly better than you, then OK, you have something to analyse.
May God have mercy for my enemies because I won't.
When the enemy becomes certain of their victory, that will be our chance.
To defeat your enemy you have to understand them.
Ahsoka Tano in Star Wars: Rebels - Season 2 Episode 21
A strong foe is better than a weak friend.
Judge me by the enemies I have made. So I really appreciate the fact that none of these people like me.
Carole Baskin in Tiger King - Season 1 Episode 2
I embrace my rival, but only to strangle him.
Without daring to make enemies, you have no real friends in the end.
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.
Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?
The opportunity to secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but the opportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.
The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people.
Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.
Am I really the sort of enemy you want to make?
Claire Underwood in House of Cards - Season 2 Episode 1
We make peace with our enemies, not our friends.
Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones - Season 6 Episode 4
Every blow to a weaker enemy takes pride from yourself.
May my enemies live long so they can see my progress.
You've got enemies? Good. That means you actually stood up for something.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection.
Abraham Lincoln (Inaugural Address) - 1861
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Only enemies speak the truth. Friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment.
Michael Corleone in The Godfather - Teil 3
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
We've had a lot of away games in the Champions League this season where we've heard the fans. When I think of the game in Newcastle, where you can hear our fans the whole time, even though it was said beforehand that Newcastle is the loudest stadium in England – that's really saying something. We are looking forward to our fans, they will deliver again in Paris.
I felt like a child amongst all the established players. First of all I had to prove myself in training and earn respect and over several months show what I was capable of.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
Recently, on my 18th birthday, my mother showed me a note from my time at primary school. We had to write down what we wanted to be. The only thing I'd written was: football player. I really did always want that and started early on to kick everything I came across: balloons, balls and anything else lying around the house. There was a lot flying about at our place.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
Your mom's so fat, even in Minecraft she appears round.
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024
What do you call an Asian Dwayne Johnson?
The Wok.
I'm paranoid. On my stationary bike, I have a rear view mirror.
When you're in love it's the most glorious two and a half days of your life.
I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.
I tried phone sex - it gave me an ear infection.
During sex I fantasize that I'm someone else.
I like to read biographies of authors that I love, like Richard Yates. I also like to see what non-fiction authors are out there. My bible is Something Happened. It's one of the greatest books I've ever read. But if I don't read a Dostoevsky soon I'm going to kill myself.
For 45 years I've worked without an audience.
I love being famous. It validates that I have something to say.

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