[Ads-l] fake Lincoln quote

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jul 27 16:58:10 EDT 2017


> A friend is someone who has the same enemies you have.

Somehow, that seems to ring a bell. Wasn't "The enemy of my enemy is my
friend" what Lincoln, in fact, said? ;-)

On Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 8:07 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> MSNBC reports that the President of the United States recently Tweeted that
> "A friend is someone who has the same enemies you have. Abraham Lincoln."
>
> The attribution appears to be entirely bogus, though widely credited on the
> 'Net.
>
> JL
>
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> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
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-- 
-Wilson
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All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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