Family and FriendsPosted on February 18, 2013
You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you,
but at the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind, your stomach,
because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you.
- Frederick Buechner
Words are easy, like the wind;
Faithful friends are hard to find.
- William Shakespeare
A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
- George Bernard Shaw
Nor need we power or splendor, wide hall or lordly dome;
the good, the true, the tender- these form the wealth of home.
- Sarah J. Hale (1788- 1879)
Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
-Mencius, Chinese philosopher, 4th cent. BCE
An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship.
- Spanish Proverb
There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home
that all the greatest virtues, the most dominating
virtues of human, are created, strengthened and maintained.
- Winston Churchill
What can you do to promote world peace?
Go home and love your family.
- Mother Teresa
There is only one good-looking child in the world, and every mother has it.
- Chinese Proverb
The two things we can give our children are roots which firmly anchor them,
and wings which allow them to become independent.
There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends.
I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.
- Jane Austen
A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly,
takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.
- William Penn
Interview with Scott Schuman for the Sartorialist blog: