Tag: Abraham Lincoln

Turning Enemies Into Allies

Over the years, I have had a few people who were enemies. In most cases, I was not the initiator of their enmity. I was surprised by it. However, in most cases, unfortunately, I responded to them likewise. You don’t win when you become an enemy to your enemy. Abraham Lincoln said, the only way […]

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Enemies Into Friends

I am in a bit of a historical leadership mode as I read and reflect on great leaders from the past. Thoughts like these are resonating with me: Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends? Abraham Lincoln Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive […]

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With Malice Toward None

There are few statements that are as brilliant and beautiful as this one. Every word counts. Every word has meaning. Together they create something far greater than the sum of the parts. It finally fell upon Abraham Lincoln to put an end to this evil, even though the cost was extraordinary. In his second inaugural […]

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