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Mencius Quotes

I hope you find these Mencius Quotes inspiring and motivational.

Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
- Mencius

Related topics: Friendship Relationship

Friends are the siblings God never gave us.
- Mencius

It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies,
but even more to stand up to your friends.
- J.K. Rowling

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


 

I had three chairs in my house;
one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
- Henry David Thoreau

No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.
- Anonymous (often attributed to Abraham Lincoln)

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


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Never cease loving a person, and never give up hope for him,
for even the prodigal son who had fallen most low,
could still be saved; the bitterest enemy
and also he who was your friend could again be your friend;
love that has grown cold can kindle
- Soren Kierkegaard

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

There comes that mysterious meeting in life
when someone acknowledges who we are and what we can be,
igniting the circuits of our highest potential.
- Rusty Berkus

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

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

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

The worst part of success is to try to find
someone who is happy for you.
- Bette Midler

When it hurts to look back,
and you're scared to look ahead,
you can look beside you
and your best friend will be there.
- Anonymous

When you part from your friend, you grieve not;
For that which you love most in him may be
clearer in his absence,
as the mountain to the climber
is clearer from the plain.
- Khalil Gibran

Give Honest and Sincere Appreciation.
- Dale Carnegie

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

We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
- Henry David Thoreau

A friend will tell you she saw your old boyfriend -
and he's a priest.
- Erma Bombeck

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

I hate the giving of the hand
unless the whole man accompanies it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

If there ever comes a day when we can't be together,
keep me in your heart, I'll stay there forever.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

No man is the whole of himself;
his friends are the rest of him.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

Friendship is Love without his wings.
- Lord Byron

The best time to make friends is before you need them.
- Ethel Barrymore

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

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

A best friend is like a four leaf clover,
hard to find and lucky to have.
- Anonymous

From wine what sudden friendship springs.
- John Gay

Stand with anybody that stands right,
stand with him while he is right
and part with him when he goes wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln

"We'll be Friends Forever, won't we, Pooh?" asked Piglet.
"Even longer," Pooh answered.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

A brother is a friend given by Nature.
- Jean Baptiste Legouve

So long as we are loved by others,
I would almost say that we are indispensable;
and no man is useless while he has a friend.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

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.

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

The difference between men friends and women friends
is that men tend to do things together,
women tend to just be together.
- Art Jahnke

A friend is someone who will bail you out of jail.
A best friend is the one sitting next
to you saying "boy was that fun."
- The Maugles

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

Impart as much as you can of your spiritual being
to those who are on the road with you,
and accept as something precious
what comes back to you from them.
- Albert Schweitzer

It takes a long time to grow an old friend.
- John Leonard

A friend is someone who understands my past,
believes in my future,
and accepts me just the way I am.
- Anonymous

The magic words for a great family are,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Friends share our pain and touch our wounds
with a gentle and tender hand.
- Henri Nouwen

Remember, we all stumble, every one of us.
That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand.
- Emily Kimbrough

None of us got where we are solely by
pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps.
- Thurgood Marshall

I no doubt deserved my enemies,
but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
- Walt Whitman

Each friend represents a world in us,
a world possibly not born until they arrive,
and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
- Anais Nin

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

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

Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

A real friend is one who walks in
when the rest of the world walks out.
- Walter Winchell

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

How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

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

A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
- Charles Darwin

Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow.
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead.
Just walk beside me and be my friend.
- Albert Camus

The only way to have a friend is to be one.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Front yards are not made to walk in, but, at most, through,
and you could go in the back way.
- Henry David Thoreau

Surround yourself with people who
take their work seriously,
but not themselves,
those who work hard and play hard.
- Colin Powell

To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.
- George MacDonald

Friendship is certainly the finest balm
for the pangs of disappointed love.
- Jane Austen

Go oft to the house of thy friend,
for weeds choke the unused path.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

So long as the memory of certain
beloved friends lives in my heart,
I shall say that life is good.
- Helen Keller

The most called-upon prerequisite of a friend is an accessible ear.
- Maya Angelou

Everyone should have at least two friends -
one to talk to and one to talk about.
- Anonymous

Nothing echoes like an empty mailbox.
- Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

Could we see when and where we are to meet again,
we would be more tender when we bid our friends goodbye.
- Ouida


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