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Men kick friendship around like a football,
by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Men kick friendship around like a football,
but it doesn't seem to crack.
Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Related topics: Friendship Relationship

I feel we are all islands - in a common sea.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

If you surrender completely to the moments as they pass,
you live more richly those moments.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

It takes as much courage to have tried and failed as
it does to have tried and succeeded.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

 

By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers
who do not have regular time off.
They are the great vacationless class.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Grief can't be shared.
Everyone carries it alone.
His own burden in his own way.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

I must write it all out, at any cost.
Writing is thinking.
It is more than living, for it is being conscious of living.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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The loneliness you get by the sea is personal and alive.
It doesn't subdue you and make you feel abject.
It's stimulating loneliness.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

One can never pay in gratitude: one can only pay 'in
kind' somewhere else in life.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

After all, I don't see why I am always asking for private,
individual, selfish miracles when every year there
are miracles like white dogwood.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

America, which has the most glorious present still
existing in the world today,
hardly stops to enjoy it, in her insatiable appetite for the future.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Don't wish me happiness - I don't expect to be happy it's gotten beyond that,
somehow.
Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor -
I will need them all.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee,
and just as hard to sleep after.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Life is a gift, given in trust - like a child.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Those fields of daisies we landed on,
and dusty fields and desert stretches.
Memories of many skies and earths beneath us -
many days,
many nights of stars.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Arranging a bowl of flowers in the morning can give
a sense of quiet in a crowded day -
like writing a poem or saying a prayer.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The punctuation of anniversaries is terrible,
like the closing of doors, one after another between
you and what you want to hold on to.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The sea does not reward those who are too anxious,
too greedy, or too impatient.
One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach -
waiting for a gift from the sea.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

I believe that what woman resents is not so much giving
herself in pieces as giving herself purposelessly.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring
like a flower even from the cliffs of despair.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

To give without any reward, or any notice,
has a special quality of its own.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

There are no signposts in the sky to show a man has passed that way before.
There are no channels marked.
The flier breaks each second into new uncharted seas.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

For sleep, one needs endless depths of blackness to sink into;
daylight is too shallow,
it will not cover one.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The wave of the future is coming and there is no fighting it.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach.
One can collect only a few, and they are more beautiful if they are few.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Only in growth, reform, and change, paradoxically enough,
is true security to be found.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches.
If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise,
since everyone suffers.
To suffering must be added mourning,
understanding,
patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

When the wedding march sounds the resolute approach,
the clock no longer ticks, it tolls the hour.
The figures in the aisle are no longer individuals,
they symbolize the human race.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The only real security is not in owning or possessing,
not in demanding or expecting, not in hoping,
even.
Security in a relationship lies neither in looking back to what it was,
nor forward to what it might be, but living in the
present and accepting it as it is now.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

I have been overcome by the beauty and richness of our life together,
those early mornings setting out, those evenings gleaming
with rivers and lakes below us,
still holding the last light.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

When It's Darkest, Men See the Stars.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
- Abraham Lincoln

The majority of men meet with failure
because of their lack of persistence
in creating new plans to take
the place of those which fail.
- Napoleon Hill

The reason why men do not obey us,
is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Achievement seems to be connected with action.
Successful men and women keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

Do not pray for easy lives.
Pray to be stronger men.
- John F. Kennedy

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
Mere tolerance has given place to a sentiment of brotherhood
between sincere men of all denominations.
- Helen Keller

More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent.
- Billy Sunday

Men are disturbed not by things,
but by the view which they take of them.
- Epictetus

Truth is the property of no individual
but is the treasure of all men.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation
and go to the grave with the song still in them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Behind an able man there are always other able men.
- Chinese proverb

Shallow men believe in luck.
Strong men believe in cause and effect.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When men are easy in their circumstances,
they are naturally enemies to innovations.
- Joseph Addison

Habits age men before their time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is a good ear, in some men,
that draws supplies to virtue
out of very indifferent nutriment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Men are born to succeed, not to fail.
- Henry David Thoreau

There are times, sir, when men of good conscience
cannot blindly follow orders.
- Captain Picard, STAR TREK: The Next Generation

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

Who never walks save where he sees
men's tracks, makes no discoveries.
- J. G. Holland

Great men or men of great gifts
you shall easily find,
but symmetrical men never.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Women must try to do things as men have tried.
When they fail their failure must be
but a challenge to others.
- Amelia Earhart

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste
that they hurry past it.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Men in general judge more from
appearances than from reality. All
men have eyes, but few have
the gift of penetration.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right.
Men will believe what they see.
- Henry David Thoreau

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I do not believe in a fate that
falls on men however they act;
but I do believe in a fate
that falls on them unless they act.
- The Buddha

How could man rejoice in victory
and delight in the slaughter of men?
- Lao Tzu

Wise men put their trust in ideas
and not in circumstances
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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