When once the great dharmaputra of the Mahabharata, Yudhish-thira, was asked to go in search of a bad character, he returned empty handed as he could not find any. The moral of this episode is that a good man can only see the good things in others.
The great American President, Abraham Lincoln used to speak kindly of even those who hated him. Once when a lady, exasperated by this attitude of Lincoln, questioned his wisdom of talking kindly of such people, he replied: ?What, madam, do not I destroy them when I make them my friends??