Enemies Good - What?

“When you’re 20 you care what everyone thinks, when you’re 40 you stop caring what everyone thinks, when you’re 60 you realize no one was ever thinking about you in the first place. You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.”

— Winston Churchill

Seldom do we think of enemies being a good thing … but the above quote strikes me as an interesting thought. We can have “enemies” meaning people who think that we are wrong or people who won’t spend time with us because of what we believe. Its important to stand up for things that are important to us - justice, love, equality - even if family or friends judge us,