My Favorite Quotes

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 Mark Twain - “The proper office of a friend is to side with you when you are wrong. Nearly anybody will side with you when you are right.”  
 Mark Twain - “I dont like to commit myself about heaven and hell you see, I have friends in both places.”  
 Henry David Thoreau - “True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.”  
 Henry David Thoreau - “What wealth it is to have such friends that we cannot think of them without elevation.”  
 Henry David Thoreau - “The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.”  
 Henry David Thoreau - “The finest qualities of our nature, like the bloom on fruits, can be preserved only by the most delicate handling. Yet we do not treat ourselves nor one another thus tenderly.”  
 Henry David Thoreau - “Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.”  
 Charles Swindoll - “I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun.”  
 Duncan Stuart - “Goodwill is earned by many acts it can be lost by one.”  
 David Storey - “The essence of true friendship is to make allowances for another's little lapses.”  
 Robert Louis Stevenson - “A friend is a gift you give yourself.”  
 Socrates - “Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions, but those who kindly reprove thy faults.”  
 Sydney Smith - “Life is fortified by many friendships”  
 William Shakespeare - “And these few precepts in thy memory Look thou character. Give thy thoughts no tongue, Nor any unproportiond thought his act. Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel.”  
 William Shakespeare - “I count myself in nothing else so happy As in a soul remembering my good friends.”  
 William Shakespeare - “A friend should bear his friend's infirmities.”  
 John Selden - “Old friends are best. King James used to call for his old shoes they were easiest for his feet.”  
 Charles M. Schulz - “A real friend is someone who knows all your faults, but likes you anyway.”  
 George Santayana - “Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with a part of another people are friends in spots.”  
 Gaius Sallustius Crispus Sallust - “To like and dislike the same things, that is indeed true friendship.”  
 Marquise Magdeleine de Sablé - “We prefer people who are trying to imitate us more than those who are trying to equal us. This is because imitation is a sign of esteem, but the desire to equal others is a sign of envy.”  
 Eleanor Roosevelt - “Friendship with oneself is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.”  
 Stephen L. Richards - “I give to my friends the assurance that if they will recast their ideas and attitudes about the relative importance of the spiritual to the material, and bring themselves to participate in the mighty cause of establishing God's kingdom in the earth, they will find a satisfaction, a sureness of purpose, a peace and contentment, surpassing anything they have ever known. They will not be ashamed to say to themselves and to their fellows that God and his work come first. When they can develop the faith and the courage to make this acknowledgment, self-sufficiency and egotism will be replaced by humility of spirit. The brotherhood of man will become real to them. Their service will be ennobled, and they will lay the foundation for the attainment of the highest rewards and blessings vouchsafed to humanity.”  
 G. D. Prentice - “'A friend you have to buy won't be worth what you pay for him.”  
 Dorothy Parker - “Four things I am wiser to know Idleness, sorrow, a friend, and a foe.”  

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