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It is only the great-hearted who can be true friends.
by Charles Kingsley

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

Related topics: Friendship Relationship

We act as though comfort and luxury
were the chief requirements of life,
when all that we need to make us really happy
is something to be enthusiastic about.
- Charles Kingsley

A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend,
one human soul whom we can trust utterly,
who knows the best and worst of us,
and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
- Charles Kingsley

All we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
- Charles Kingsley

 

The world goes up and the world goes down,
the sunshine follows the rain; and yesterday's sneer
and yesterday's frown can never come over again.
- Charles Kingsley

He was one of those men who possess almost every gift,
except the gift of the power to use them.
- Charles Kingsley

Do noble things, not dream them all day long.
- Charles Kingsley

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A man may learn from his Bible to be a more thorough
gentleman than if he had been brought up in all the drawing-rooms in London.
- Charles Kingsley

Pain is no evil, unless it conquers us.
- Charles Kingsley

There's no use doing a kindness if you do it a day too late.
- Charles Kingsley

We have used the Bible as if it were a mere special constable's handbook,
an opium dose for keeping beasts of burden patient
while they are overloaded.
- Charles Kingsley

There are two freedoms - the false, where a man is
free to do what he likes;
the true,
where he is free to do what he ought.
- Charles Kingsley

Have thy tools ready.
God will find thee work.
- Charles Kingsley

Young blood must have its course, lad,
and every dog its day.
- Charles Kingsley

Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever.
- Charles Kingsley

Except a living man, there is nothing more wonderful than a book.
- Charles Kingsley

Feelings are like chemicals, the more you analyze them the worse they smell.
- Charles Kingsley

There is a great deal of human nature in man.
- Charles Kingsley

Some say that the age of chivalry is past,
that the spirit of romance is dead.
The age of chivalry is never past, so long as there
is a wrong left unredressed on earth.
- Charles Kingsley

Being forced to work, and forced to do your best,
will breed in you temperance and self-control,
diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content,
and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.
- Charles Kingsley

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Life is an adventure.
I can only wonder what treasure
awaits at the top of the path.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert F. Kennedy

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy
but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie

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

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Life only
appears to be
rushing toward us
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

About morals: I know only that
what is moral is what you feel good after
and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
- Ernest Hemingway

Could we change our attitude,
we should not only see life differently,
but life itself would be different.
- Katherine Mansfield

We can't control the impressions others form about us,
and the effort to do so only debases our character.
- Epictetus

If only the people who worry about their liabilities
would think about the riches they do possess,
they would stop worrying.
- Dale Carnegie

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything.
And that is by making the other person want to do it.
- Dale Carnegie

I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
- Winston Churchill

When you argue with reality,
you lose - but only always.
- Byron Katie

Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

We really have to understand the person we want to love.
If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

I can only wonder what treasure awaits at the top of the path.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

An idea that is developed and put into action
is more important than
an idea that exists only as an idea.
- The Buddha

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

Worthless people live only to eat and drink;
people of worth eat and drink only to live.
- Socrates

Only in love are unity and duality not in conflict.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Love is the only force capable of
transforming an enemy into friend.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.


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