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 »A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.In my life, I have prayed but one prayer: oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don’t believe I deserved my friends.One reason we should love our enemies is that we made them ourselves. Another reason is that they keep us on our toes, a third reason is that we should make them our friends.If thine enemy offend thee, give his child a drum.It pays to know the enemy — not least because at some time you may have the opportunity to turn him into a friend.