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Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used. ...
by Elbert Hubbard

Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used.
- Elbert Hubbard

Related topics: Friendship Relationship

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard PHOTO

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard PHOTO

If you have health, you probably will be happy,
and if you have health and happiness,
you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
- Elbert Hubbard


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Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


A little more persistence,
a little more effort, and
what seemed hopeless failure
may turn to glorious success.
- Elbert Hubbard

To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
- Elbert Hubbard

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men.
No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
- Elbert Hubbard

 

Life in abundance comes only through great love.
- Elbert Hubbard

Your friend is the man who knows all about you,
and still likes you.
- Elbert Hubbard

Our desires always disappoint us;
for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction,
yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation.
- Elbert Hubbard

The sculptor produces the beautiful statue
by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed -
it is a process of elimination.
- Elbert Hubbard

Dignity is a mask we wear to hide our ignorance.
- Elbert Hubbard

A conservative is a man who is
too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.
- Elbert Hubbard

Life is just one damned thing after another.
- Elbert Hubbard (Philistine - A Periodical of Protest, 1896)

Genius may have its limitations,
but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
- Elbert Hubbard

If you can not answer a man's argument,
all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.
- Elbert Hubbard

Do not take life too seriously.
You will never get out of it alive.
- Elbert Hubbard

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Distance cannot matter - ours is a friendship of the heart.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.
- Anonymous (often attributed to Abraham Lincoln)

Love me when I least deserve it,
because that's when I really need it.
- Swedish Proverb

Give Honest and Sincere Appreciation.
- Dale Carnegie

Our relationships - love and friendship -
are at the core of the meaning of our lives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
- George Bernard Shaw

Best Friends: we're a parade - even by ourselves!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny
without leaving some mark on it forever.
- Francois Muriac

Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Business, you know, may bring money,
but friendship hardly ever does.
- Jane Austen

It is the first law of friendship
that it has to be cultivated.
The second is to be indulgent
when the first law is neglected.
- Voltaire

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

If a friendship isn't comfortable, it's not a friendship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Gift the love of your life with undistracted,
untelevisioned, unhurried attentiveness.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Be slow to fall into friendship;
but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
- Socrates

What I cannot love, I overlook.
Is that real friendship?
- Anais Nin

To the world you may be one person,
but to one person you may be the world.
- Anonymous (attributed to Bill Wilson, Brandi Snyder and others)

A true friendship always feels safe and comfortable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Promise me you'll never forget me because if I thought you would, I'd never leave.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Friendship is certainly the finest balm
for the pangs of disappointed love.
- Jane Austen

One measure of friendship consists
not in the number of things friends can discuss,
but in the number of things they need no longer mention.
- Clifton Fadiman

Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship,
and it is far the best ending for one.
- Oscar Wilde

A dream you dream alone is only a dream.
A dream you dream together becomes reality.
- John Lennon

True friendship is a plant of slow growth,
and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity
before it is entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington

There's a big difference between a handout and a helping hand.
One's charity, the other's friendship.
- Little Joe' Cartwright in Bonanza - Rain from Heaven

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

Friendship is all about Mutuality,
neither Individuality nor Singularity.
- Aparna Chatterjee

I never considered a difference of opinion
in politics, in religion, in philosophy,
as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
- Thomas Jefferson

Fame is the scentless sunflower, with gaudy crown of gold;
But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

There comes that mysterious meeting in life
when someone acknowledges who we are and what we can be,
igniting the circuits of our highest potential.
- Rusty Berkus

The language of Friendship is not words, but meanings.
It is an intelligence above language.
- Henry David Thoreau

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
- Samuel Butler

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship
is to understand and to be understood.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Wishing to be friends is quick work,
but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
- Aristotle

The finest kind of friendship is between people
who expect a great deal of each other but never ask it.
- Anonymous

Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
- Henry David Thoreau

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility,
never an opportunity.
- Khalil Gibran

Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

True friendship is a plant of slow growth.
- George Washington

Above all else, my inspiration is friendship.
- Bono

Men kick friendship around like a football,
but it doesn't seem to crack.
Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
- Mencius

Friendship is Love without his wings.
- Lord Byron

In true friendship, one can express
anything and everything without feeling ashamed
or afraid of being rejected.
- Aparna Chatterjee

Friendship with one's self is all important,
because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Friendship often leads to love,
but lust seldom leads to friendship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A part of you has grown in me.
And so you see, it's you and me
together forever and never apart,
maybe in distance, but never in heart.
- Anonymous

Friendship, like the immortality of the soul,
is too good to be believed.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship,
we must love our friend for their sakes
rather than for our own.
- Charlotte Bronte

It is only the great-hearted who can be true friends.
The mean and cowardly can never know what true friendship means.
- Charles Kingsley


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