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Motivational Great Friendship Quotes

May these quotes about Great Friendship inspire and motivate you.

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

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Truly great friends are hard to find,
difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.
- Anonymous

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

The finest kind of friendship is between people
who expect a great deal of each other but never ask it.
- Anonymous


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Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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

It is a great confidence in a friend
to tell him your faults;
greater to tell him his.
- Benjamin Franklin

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


 

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

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.
Small people always do that,
but the really great make you feel that
you, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

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

People will, in a great degree,
and not without reason,
form their opinion of you upon
that which they have of your friends;
and there is a Spanish proverb
which says very justly,
"Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Lord Chesterfield

Silence is a source of great strength.
- Lao Tzu

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
- Washington Irving

From small beginnings come great things.
- Anonymous

Before we acquire great power
we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is an act of great Courage to forsake all Blame.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Great acts are made up of small deeds.
- Lao Tzu

If a warrior is to succeed at anything,
the success must come gently,
with a great deal of effort but with no stress or obsession.
- Carlos Castaneda

Great spirits have always encountered
violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein

To the philosopher,
death is but the next great adventure.
- J. K. Rowling

Little strokes,
Fell great oaks.
- Benjamin Franklin

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

No great thing is created suddenly.
- Epictetus

The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To be conscious that you are ignorant
is a great step to knowledge.
- Benjamin Disraeli

A little neglect may breed great mischief.
- Benjamin Franklin

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man.
Everything that exists has brought
with it its own peculiar lesson.
- Orison Swett Marden

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

Great indeed is the sublimity of the Creative,
to which all beings owe their beginning
and which permeates all heaven.
- Lao Tzu

The really great secret - Happiness is free.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do the difficult things while they are easy
and do the great things while they are small.
A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
- Lao Tzu

One of the surest ways to cause
yourself great suffering
is to insist upon being right -
to demand that all others view life
exactly as you view it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Being is the great explainer.
- Henry David Thoreau

Great talents are the most lovely
and often the most dangerous
fruits on the tree of humanity.
They hang upon the most slender twigs
that are easily snapped off.
- Carl Jung

All great truths begin as blasphemies.
- George Bernard Shaw

Nurture your mind with great thoughts,
for you will never go any higher than you think.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Wealth consists not in having great possessions,
but in having few wants.
- Epictetus

Great oaks from little acorns grow.
- Proverb

To be great is to be misunderstood.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All difficult things have
their origin in that which is easy,
and great things in that which is small.
- Lao Tzu

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

In times of great stress or adversity,
it's always best to keep busy,
to plow your anger and your energy
into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca

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

Thinking is necessary, but not sufficient, for living a great life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Simply see that you are at the center of the universe,
and accept all things and beings
as parts of your infinite body.
When you perceive that an act done to another
is done to yourself,
you have understood the great truth.
- Lao Tzu

After climbing a great hill,
one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
- Nelson Mandela

These are not dark days -
these are great days.
- Winston Churchill

To accomplish great things,
we must not only act, but also dream;
not only plan, but also believe.
- Anatole France

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

It's one of life's great paradoxes ...
Accepting with gratitude whatever life throws at us
is critical to happiness.
Yet without a goal and commitment, life lose much of its value.
The best we can do in the face of this paradox
is to play to win, but be cheerful in defeat
and ready to play again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great leadership is not the visit of an unexpected fate
but rather a flame which is kept burning
in spite of the winds of risk and opposition.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To be oneself is a rare thing, and a great one.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those
who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort,
and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Those who are highly evolved,
maintain an undiscriminating perception.
Seeing everything, labeling nothing,
they maintain their awareness of the Great Oneness.
Thus they are supported by it.
- Lao Tzu

About leadership: No person can be a great leader
unless he takes genuine joy
in the successes of those under him.
- W. A. Nance

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Winston Churchill

Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
- Samuel Johnson

"Fair" is not a useful concept.
Life is not "fair."
You can't make life "fair."
You can get angry.
You can complain about life not being "fair."
You can attempt revenge - perhaps violently.
You can inflict great suffering upon yourself
in the name of life being "unfair."
And Life is still not "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great works are performed not by strength,
but by perseverance.
- Samuel Johnson

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

That some achieve great success,
is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
- Abraham Lincoln


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