Tag Archives: Friendship

WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Release

With a certain amount of unrestrained jubilance I look out at her release of sun soaked radiance Happy to be the man who gets to hold her hand Happier still to be the one she says always understands There is … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Real Friend Knows You Instantly

“Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.”  – Richard Bach, in  Illusions, The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah (1977) The text of this work is … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Tact And Courtesy Keep Our Friendships Close

“Don’t flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become. Except in cases of necessity, which are rare, leave … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: True Friendship Rests On Understanding and Being Understood

“One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca The more that things change; the more they stay the same.  This is just as true today as it was … Continue reading

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First Principles: Honest Friendship With All, Entanglements With None

“Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations…entangling alliances with none”  – Thomas Jefferson Jefferson’s First Inaugural Address can be read in its entirety here: http://www.bartleby.com/124/pres16.html

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Thought For the Day: A True Friend Is More Esteemed Than Family

“What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun.  A true friend is to be more esteemed than kinship.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero You can read … Continue reading

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