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We invest less in our friendships and expect more of friends than any other relationship. We spend days working out where to book for a romantic dinner, weeks wondering how to celebrate a partner or parent's birthday, and seconds forgetting a friend's important anniversary.
Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness.
A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
Being a teenager is an amazing time and a hard time. It's when you make your best friends - I have girls who will never leave my heart and I still talk to. You get the best and the worst as a teen. You have the best friendships and the worst heartbreaks.
The biggest lesson from Africa was that life's joys come mostly from relationships and friendships, not from material things. I saw time and again how much fun Africans had with their families and friends and on the sports fields; they laughed all the time.
Everything we do is for the purpose of altering consciousness. We form friendships so that we can feel certain emotions, like love, and avoid others, like loneliness. We eat specific foods to enjoy their fleeting presence on our tongues. We read for the pleasure of thinking another person's thoughts.
Friendships born on the field of athletic strife are the real gold of competition. Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.
Ours is a circle of friendships united by ideals.
Juliette Gordon Low
Jesus said, 'Greater things of these you shall do...' Become a peace builder, a bridge builder, not a destroyer, and the way you do that is through friendships and relationships, and through authentic character.
Here in the big city people spend their time thinking about work and about money; they don't give some value to friendships and it can be depressing.
There have been some friendships lost over this. That's the most difficult for me. I find it very uncomfortable to know that I was at one time close friends with someone, and because of jealousies and misunderstandings and so on, these friendships have dissolved.
My friendships and relationships in the conservative world are not predicated on political correctness and enforced conformity of thought. They are based, instead, on mutual respect, honesty and understanding - concepts many modern liberals should consider revisiting.
Most people are enduring a marginalized isolation. One of the great obstacles to modern friendships is the 'religion of rush.' People are rushing all the time through time. Friendship takes time.
Your most important friendships should be with your own brothers and sisters and with your father and mother. Love your family. Be loyal to them. Have a genuine concern for your brothers and sisters.
Ezra Taft Benson
In our friendships we have to be wise that we choose godly people to be our friends. Somebody might say, well does that mean that you should never have a lost person as your friend? No, I wouldn't say that. But you can't have the same intimacy with a lost person that you can with a godly person in whom the Holy Spirit is living.
Friendships are discovered rather than made.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Personal relationships are always the key to good business. You can buy networking; you can't buy friendships.
What makes a woman beautiful is her loyalty to and her friendships with other women, and her honesty with men.
If you are a single parent, make friends with others in similar situations and develop friendships with married couples. Counsel with your priesthood leaders. Let them know of your needs and wants. Single parenthood is understood by the Lord.
Ezra Taft Benson
Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance, whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice.
People aren't defined by their relationship. The whole point is being true to yourself and not losing yourself in relationships, whether romances or friendships.
All careers go up and down like friendships, like marriages, like anything else, and you can't bat a thousand all the time.
Nowadays nothing but money counts: a fortune brings honors, friendships; the poor man everywhere lies low.
I have walked away from friendships when I've realized that someone smiles to someone's face and talks about them the minute they walk out of a room. I have no room in my life for that kind of negative energy anymore.
In politics shared hatreds are almost always the basis of friendships.
Alexis de Tocqueville
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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