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Robert Blair Quotes and Sayings

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Friendship!
Mysterious cement of the soul, Sweet'ner of life,
and solder of society.
- Robert Blair

Affectation is certain deformity; by forming themselves on fantastic models,
the young begin with being ridiculous,
and often end in being vicious.
- Robert Blair

How blunt are all the arrows of thy quiver in comparison with those of guilt.
- Robert Blair

Throughout the whole vegetable, sensible,
and rational world, whatever makes progress towards maturity,
as soon as it has passed that point,
begins to verge towards decay.
- Robert Blair

 

Of joys departed, not to return, how painful the remembrance.
- Robert Blair

The grave, dread thing!
Men shiver when thou'rt named: Nature appalled,
Shakes off her wonted firmness.
- Robert Blair

Its visits, like those of angels, short,
and far between.
- Robert Blair

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Action, so to speak, is the genius of nature.
- Robert Blair

When it draws near to witching time of night.
- Robert Blair

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

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

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

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

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

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 PHOTO

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 PHOTO

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

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

Give Honest and Sincere Appreciation.
- Dale Carnegie PHOTO

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Friendship based solely upon gratitude
is like a photograph; with time it fades.
- Carmen Sylva

True friendship is a plant of slow growth,
and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity
before it is entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington

Friendship is not possible between two women
one of whom is very well dressed.
- Laurie Colwin

Friendship without self-interest
is one of the rare and beautiful things in life.
- James Francis Byrnes

Friendship must dare to risk, or it's not friendship.
- Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation

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

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

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

Be slow to fall into friendship;
but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
- Socrates

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

Friendship is the only thing in the world
concerning the usefulness of which all mankind are agreed.
- Cicero

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

Friendship, like the immortality of the soul,
is too good to be believed.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fame is the scentless sunflower, with gaudy crown of gold;
But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

What I cannot love, I overlook.
Is that real friendship?
- Anais Nin

We can never replace a friend.
When a man is fortunate enough to have several,
he finds they are all different.
No one has a double in friendship.
- Johann Schiller

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

Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Above all else, my inspiration is friendship.
- Bono

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

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

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

A friendship that can end never really began.
- Publilius Syrus

Friendship is Love without his wings.
- Lord Byron

Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship,
and it is far the best ending for one.
- Oscar Wilde

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

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

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

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

A friendship will be young after the lapse of half a century;
a passion is old at the end of three months.
- Madame Swetchine

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

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

Promise me you'll never forget me because if I thought you would, I'd never leave.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

The easiest kind of friendship for me
is with ten thousand people.
The hardest is with one.
- Joan Baez

I have friends in overalls
whose friendship I would not swap
for the favor of the kings of the world.
- Thomas A. Edison

We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone.
Only through our love and friendship can we
create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
- Orson Welles

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

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


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