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Inspirational Quotes

1. Be patient with your enemies and forgiving of your friends.

2. A small house will hold a hundred friends.

3. What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.

4. The only way to have a friend is to be one.

5. Friendship is not born of words alone.

6. Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.

7. God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.

8. So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable; and no man is useless while he has a friend.

9. I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, and the most sacred—that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and in-corrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.

10. Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.

11. A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.

12. An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.

13. One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.

14. A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.

15. We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.

16. Poverty is everyone's problem. It cuts across any line you can name: age, race, social, geographic or religious. Whether you are black or white; rich, middle-class or poor, we are ALL touched by poverty.

17. One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.

18. Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.

19. The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.

20. People often say that 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder,' and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves.

21. Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.

22. A heart in love with beauty never grows old.

23. People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.

24. Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

25. Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than love...Kindness is good will. Kindness says, "I want you to be happy.

26. Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.

27. My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

28. Instruction does not prevent wasted time or mistakes; and mistakes themselves are often the best teachers of all.

29. Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.

30. At the end of every hard day, people find some reason to believe

31. The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each others life.

32. To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.

33. Never live in the past but always learn from it.

34. It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.

35. If you don't like something, change it; if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.

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