“I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal.” ~~ Jane Austen

Filed under: Friendship,  Jane Austen

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” ~~ Mother Teresa

Filed under: Attitude,  Charity,  Friendship,  Love,  Mother Teresa,  Parenting,  Speaking,  Teaching

“Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.” ~~ George Washington

Filed under: Friendship,  George Washington

“The best mirror is an old friend.” ~~ George Herbert

Filed under: Age,  Friendship,  George Herbert

“Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.” ~~ Jane Austen

Filed under: Friendship,  Jane Austen

“Your job won’t take care of you when you are sick. Your friends will. Stay in touch.” ~~ Regina Brett

Filed under: Friendship,  Gratitude,  Kindness,  Regina Brett

“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” ~~   Mark Twain

Filed under: Attitude,  Charity,  Friendship,  Inspiration,  Kindness,  Mark Twain

“I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.” ~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Others stay for awhile, leave their footprints on our hearts and we are never, ever the same.” ~~ Flavia Weedn

Submitted by Mary Bik.


“Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.” ~~   Henry David Thoreau