Hold No Hate In Your Heart For Anyone…
According to former President Richard Nixon, having and showing no hate is the goal.
People may hate you, but you shouldn’t hate them. This is a lesson Nixon learned after the Watergate fiasco, which cost him his political career and almost his freedom. Because of hate, Nixon decided to spy on the opposition and then try to cover it up. Frankly, that decision left him at the mercy of the justice system and the results were catastrophic. Honestly, the Watergate scandal has been well documented and we’ve given you a link that explains exactly what happened.
Now, let’s discuss what Nixon learned from that historical moment. Due to his poor choices, Nixon realized that his hatred for others destroyed him. He understood that when we become vengeful and hateful, we harm ourselves and others. Fortunately, we are able to take information from those forced errors and not repeat those mistakes.
This Quote of the Week about having/showing no hate is from Nixon’s Farewell Speech to the White House Staff in 1974.
“Always remember, others may hate you, but those who hate you don’t win unless you let them. And then you destroy yourself.”- Richard Nixon
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