Enemies Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? They have the same enemy — the mother. Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? They have the same enemy — the mother.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE »Speak well of your enemies… you made them.I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don’t believe I deserved my friends.Convince an enemy, convince him that he’s wrong. To win a bloodless battle, the victory is long. A simple act of faith, reason over might. To blow up his children would only prove him right.If thine enemy offend thee, give his child a drum.One must be a somebody before they can have a enemy. One must be a force before he can be resisted by another force.Give us grace and strength to forbear and to persevere. Give us courage and gaiety and the quiet mind, spare to us our friends, soften to us our enemies.