Distrust Your Enemies Kindness Quote Sayings
Always Distrust the Kindness of Your Enemies Quotes and Wise Sayings
Trusting the enemy is never a good idea distrust is a complete lack of trust, and it's often based on experience. It possible we could do to ourselves what our worst enemies did not manage when we let the enemy in our lives willingly. Put up walls in your relationship with an enemy to prevent that person from getting close to you.
Mistrust Enemies Kindness Quote Sayings
Always mistrust the volunteered assistance of an enemy.
Be on your guard against favors from the evil-minded.
The crow knows the instant we look at it and the bison will perceive the approach of the hunter.
Think of the wolf but keep a rod in readiness for him.
When you have the wolf in your company, you ought to have the dog at your side.
When the fox is hungry, he pretends that he is asleep.
Do not trust the key of the hen house to the cat.
Better an open enemy than a false friend.
Your enemy makes you wise.
He who trifles with his enemy dies by his hand.
You cannot be a friend to anyone who is their own enemy.
Better a friend’s bite than an enemy’s caress.
An enemy does not sleep.
Better suffer for the truth, than prosper by falsehood.
Look with suspicion on the flight of an enemy.
It is no use hiding from a friend what is known to an enemy.
Money lent, an enemy made.
What you lend to a friend, an enemy sues for.
Every man carries an enemy in his own heart.
Very good corn grows in little fields.
Beware of a reconciled enemy.
It is better to make conditions in the bush than in prison.
Rather have a little one for your friend, than a great one for your enemy.
Speak well of your friend; of your enemy neither well nor ill.
One enemy is too many, and a hundred friends are too few.
Broken eggs cannot be mended.
Enemies cannot be friends
Trust is one of the cornerstones of any relationship without it two people cannot be one. Genuine friends at work are uncommon. Our work domain is money driven and goal oriented. It is a harsh soil to cultivate the plant of true friendship. Former U.S. President Harry Truman said "If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog." Sometimes, leaders cultivate enemies but positive leaders do not lead because they want recognition or enemies. However, smart leaders keep an eye on the vanquished enemies of the past.
Abraham Lincoln’s interview with Alexander W. Randall and Joseph T. Mills August 19, 1864, explained promises to friends and enemies the best “There have been men who have proposed to me to return to slavery the black warriors of Port Hudson and Olustee to their masters to conciliate the south. I should be damned in time and in eternity for so doing. The world shall know that I will keep my faith to friends and enemies, come what will.
There have been men who have proposed to me to return to slavery the black warriors of Port Hudson and Olustee to their masters to conciliate the South. I should be damned in time and in eternity for so doing. The world shall know that I will keep my faith to friends and enemies, come what will. My enemies say I am now carrying on this war for the sole purpose of abolition. It is and will be carried on so long as I am President for the sole purpose of restoring the Union. But no human power can subdue this rebellion without using the Emancipation lever as I have done.
Freedom has given us the control of 200,000 able bodied men, born and raised on southern soil. It will give us more yet. Just so much it has subtracted from the strength of our enemies, and instead of alienating the south from us, there are evidences of a fraternal feeling growing up between our own and rebel soldiers. My enemies condemn my emancipation policy. Let them prove by the history of this war, that we can restore the Union without it.”
Abraham Lincoln was also quoted saying,” Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends? when he was accused of treating his opponents with too much courtesy and kindness, and when it was pointed out to him that his whole duty was to destroy them.