Quotes July 27, 2022

Courtesy of Henrik Edberg The Positivity Blog

 
 
“There’s one sad truth in life I’ve found

While journeying east and west

The only folks we really wound

Are those we love the best.

We flatter those we scarcely know,

We please the fleeting guest,

And deal full many a thoughtless blow

To those who love us best.”

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

“Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.”

Oprah Winfrey

“Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gone — but part, while you can part friends. Bury the carcass of friendship: it is not worth embalming.”

William Hazlitt

“A good friend can tell you what is the matter with you in a minute. He may not seem such a good friend after telling.”
Arthur Brisbane

“Many a person has held close, throughout their entire lives, two friends that always remained strange to one another, because one of them attracted by virtue of similarity, the other by difference.”

Emil Ludwig

“A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill requires only our silence; which costs us nothing.”

John Tillotson

“When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.”

Donald Miller

“Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.”
Anais Nin

“If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone.”

Maxwell Maltz

“A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.”
Bernard Meltzer

“The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when someone asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer.”

Henry David Thoreau

“People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.”
Joseph F. Newton

“Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken it can rarely be put back together exactly the same way.”

Charles Kingsley

“A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.”

Donna Roberts

“There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate. “
Linda Grayson

“Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it’s all over.”

Gloria Naylor