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1. "He is his own best friend and takes delight in privacy whereas the man of no virtue or ability is his own worst enemy and is afraid of solitude."
Author: Aristotle
2. "Any ideal system is its own worst enemy, and as soon as you start to implement these visions of grandeur, they just fall apart and turn into a complete tyranny."
Author: Ben Nicholson
3. "You know, I think the film business is its own worst enemy because it sells movies on DVD footage and 'behind the scenes,' and now it's a real struggle trying to keep storylines and plotlines a secret."
Author: Daniel Craig
4. "We have this idea of perfection that is so unrealistic. We are our own worst enemy. No one is noticing that little scar."
Author: Emmanuelle Chriqui
5. "Like every man I am my own worst enemy, but unlike most men I know too that I am my own saviour."
Author: Henry Miller
6. "Voldemort himself created his own worst enemy, just as tyrants everywhere do! Have you any idea how much tyrants fear the people they oppress?"
Author: J.K. Rowling
7. "As an introvert, you can be your own best friend or your worst enemy. The good news is we generally like our own company, a quality that extroverts often envy. We find comfort in solitude and know how to soothe ourselves. Even our willingness to look at ourselves critically is often helpful.But, we can go too far. We can hoard responsibility and overlook the role others play. We can kick ourselves when we're down. How many times have you felt lousy about something, only to get mad at yourself for feeling lousy?"
Author: Laurie A. Helgoe
8. "You are your own worst enemy. If you can learn to stop expecting impossible perfection, in yourself and others, you may find the happiness that has always eluded you."
Author: Lisa Kleypas
9. "Stay in the boat, I told myself, watching them walk up to the pavilion. I'll just stay in the boat. I won't go anywhere near that creature.But in spite of that wise warning, I climbed out of the boat.Fine, stretch your legs, I told myself. Just don't follow them.But of course, I followed them.You are without question your own worst enemy, I scolded myself, even as I tiptoed after them."
Author: Merrie Haskell
10. "Linux is its own worst enemy: it's splintered, it has different distributions, it's too complex to run for most people."
Author: Nicholas Negroponte
11. "When I'm left on my own I'm my own worst enemy."
Author: Ron Wood
12. "Many of us are slaves to our minds. Our own mind is our worst enemy. We try to focus, and our mind wanders off. We try to keep stress at bay, but anxiety keeps us awake at night. We try to be good to the people we love, but then we forget them and put ourselves first. And when we want to change our life, we dive into spiritual practice and expect quick results, only to lose focus after the honeymoon has worn off. We return to our state of bewilderment. We're left feeling helpless and discouraged. It seems we all agree that training the body through exercise, diet, and relaxation is a good idea, but why don't we think about training our minds?"
Author: Sakyong Mipham
13. "If you have done something meritorious, you experience pleasure and happiness; if wrong things, suffering. A happy or unhappy life is your own creation. Nobody else is responsible. If you remember this, you won't find fault with anybody. You are your own best friend as well as your worst enemy. (99)"
Author: Swami Satchidananda
14. "I just try to get out of my own way because if anyone is their own worst enemy, it's usually you."
Author: Taylor Dayne
15. "Any man who tries to excite class hatred, sectional hate, hate of creeds, any kind of hatred in our community, though he may affect to do it in the interest of the class he is addressing, is in the long run with absolute certainly that class's own worst enemy."
Author: Theodore Roosevelt
16. "We are our own worst enemy."
Author: Una McCormack

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