During the Second World War, the Germans took four years to build the Atlantic Wall. On four beaches it held up the Allies for about an hour; at Omaha it held up the U.S. for less than one day. The Atlantic Wall must therefore be regarded as one of the greatest blunders in military history. - Stephen Ambrose
We have no eternal allies, and we have no perpetual enemies. Our interests are eternal and perpetual, and those interests it is our duty to follow. - Henry John Temple Palmerston
The two things he most valued, which is to say liberty and equality, were not natural allies. - Christopher Hitchens
Best way to gain greater credibility, clout and success: involve unexpected allies, ardently united around something specific that you all believe is meaningful. - Kare Anderson
It doesn't matter if you win or lose in the big, scary jungle of the real world. Winners and losers... Enemies and allies... We don't live in a comic book! This is the real deal.
If you are causing trouble, look for allies, always. - Justine Larbalestier
When you invite people to share in your miracle, you create future allies during rough weather. - Shannon L. Alder
Find mentors to help you out. Always be on the lookout for friendly allies, willing to help and support you. Be willing to help others out too, when asked. What goes around, comes around. - Mark F. LaMoure
Good manners and good morals are sworn friends and fast allies.
Wars teach us not to love our enemies but to hate our allies.
Loss has no friend, no allies, no benefit to the human spirit. - Asa Don Brown
Mideast Christians have few allies in American politics: they are too foreign for the Right and too Christian for the Left. - Mark Movsesian
Wars teach us not to love our enemies, but to hate our allies. - W. L. George
Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners. And necessity has made us allies. Those whom nature hath so joined together, let no man put asunder. - John F. Kennedy
When we are smitten, we await love to be remontant and to be blooming over and over again, like remontant roses, with blossoms scenting through all the seasons of life. Passion and patience are to be good allies, though. - Erik Pevernagie
Your opponents do not want you to persevere;they are afraid you will succeed.Your allies want you to persevere;they will benefit from your success. - Matshona Dhliwayo