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Friendship is one mind in two bodies. ...
by Mencius

Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
- Mencius

Related topics: Friendship Relationship

Friends are the siblings God never gave us.
- Mencius

Kindly words do not enter so deeply into men as a reputation for kindness.
- Mencius

Sincerity is the way to heaven.
- Mencius

 

Let men decide firmly what they will not do,
and they will be free to do vigorously what they ought to do.
- Mencius

The great man is he who does not lose his child's-heart.
- Mencius

Every duty is a charge, but the charge of oneself is the root of all others.
- Mencius

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He who attends to his greater self becomes a great man,
and he who attends to his smaller self becomes a small man.
- Mencius

Great is the man who has not lost his childlike heart.
- Mencius

Mankind fears an evil man but heaven does not.
- Mencius

It is not difficult to govern.
All one has to do is not to offend the noble families.
- Mencius

If the king loves music, there is little wrong in the land.
- Mencius

Truth uttered before its time is always dangerous.
- Mencius

There is no greater delight than to be conscious of
sincerity on self-examination.
- Mencius

Let not a man do what his sense of right bids him not to do,
nor desire what it forbids him to desire.
This is sufficient.
The skillful artist will not alter his measures for
the sake of a stupid workman.
- Mencius

Evil exists to glorify the good.
Evil is negative good.
It is a relative term.
Evil can be transmuted into good.
What is evil to one at one time, becomes good at another time to somebody else.
- Mencius

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Distance cannot matter - ours is a friendship of the heart.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Love me when I least deserve it,
because that's when I really need it.
- Swedish Proverb

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
- George Bernard Shaw

Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Give Honest and Sincere Appreciation.
- Dale Carnegie

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our relationships - love and friendship -
are at the core of the meaning of our lives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny
without leaving some mark on it forever.
- Francois Muriac

Best Friends: we're a parade - even by ourselves!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
- Henry David Thoreau

Gift the love of your life with undistracted,
untelevisioned, unhurried attentiveness.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Let there be no purpose in friendship
save the deepening of the spirit.
- Khalil Gibran

However rare true love may be,
it is less so than true friendship.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

True friendship is a plant of slow growth.
- George Washington

It is the first law of friendship
that it has to be cultivated.
The second is to be indulgent
when the first law is neglected.
- Voltaire

There's a big difference between a handout and a helping hand.
One's charity, the other's friendship.
- Little Joe' Cartwright in Bonanza - Rain from Heaven

To the world you may be one person,
but to one person you may be the world.
- Anonymous (attributed to Bill Wilson, Brandi Snyder and others)

Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
- Aristotle

Above all else, my inspiration is friendship.
- Bono

A dream you dream alone is only a dream.
A dream you dream together becomes reality.
- John Lennon

The language of Friendship is not words, but meanings.
It is an intelligence above language.
- Henry David Thoreau

Friendship with one's self is all important,
because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If a friendship isn't comfortable, it's not a friendship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

Wishing to be friends is quick work,
but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
- Aristotle

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
- Samuel Butler

In true friendship, one can express
anything and everything without feeling ashamed
or afraid of being rejected.
- Aparna Chatterjee

Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used.
- Elbert Hubbard

One measure of friendship consists
not in the number of things friends can discuss,
but in the number of things they need no longer mention.
- Clifton Fadiman

No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship
of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.
- Robert Southey

Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense,
and have her nonsense respected.
- Charles Lamb

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship
is to understand and to be understood.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

A true friendship always feels safe and comfortable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship,
we must love our friend for their sakes
rather than for our own.
- Charlotte Bronte

Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons
to promote the good and happiness of one another.
- Eustace Budgell

Friendship often leads to love,
but lust seldom leads to friendship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't let a little dispute injure a great relationship.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Friendship that flows from the heart
cannot be frozen by adversity,
as the water that flows from the spring
cannot congeal in winter.
- James Fenimore Cooper

I never considered a difference of opinion
in politics, in religion, in philosophy,
as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
- Thomas Jefferson

Friendship is a thing most necessary to life,
since without friends no one would choose to live,
though possessed of all other advantages.
- Aristotle

It is only the great-hearted who can be true friends.
The mean and cowardly can never know what true friendship means.
- Charles Kingsley

If you talk to a man in a language he understands,
that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language,
that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela

It is far better to be alone,
than to be in bad company.
- George Washington

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Business, you know, may bring money,
but friendship hardly ever does.
- Jane Austen

Friendship is Love without his wings.
- Lord Byron


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