Dear friend, Your heart is a polished mirror. You must wipe it dean of the veil of dust that has gathered upon it, because it is destined to reflect the light of divine secrets.— Al-Ghazali
Surprising Dear Friend quotations
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
Invention, my dear friends, is 93% perspiration, 6% electricity, 4% evaporation, and 2% butterscotch ripple
When half of the people get the idea that they do not have to work because the other half is going to take care of them, and when the other half gets the idea that it does no good to work, because somebody else is going to get what they work for, that my dear friend, is the beginning of the end of any nation
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
People err who think my art comes easily to me.
I assure you, dear friend, nobody has devoted so much time and thought to compositions as I. There is not a famous master whose music I have not industriously studied through many times.
I believe in a world of justice and human rights for all.
A world where girls can grow up free of fear of abuse. A world where women are treated with the respect and dignity that is their right. A world where poverty is not acceptable. My dear young friends, you can make this your world.
How could we have such a low view of the gospel of Jesus Christ that we have to manipulate men psychologically to get them to come down and pray a prayer? …How many times have I heard evangelists say, “It’ll only take five minutes.”? No my dear friend, it will take your life–all of it!
Be with those who bring out the best in you, not the stress in you.
In the end, dear friend, it is always between us and God, not between us and them.
There have been many accolades uttered about Elvis' talent and performances through the years, all of which I agree with wholeheartedly. I shall miss him dearly as a friend. He was a warm, considerate and generous man.
Come into the mountains, dear friend Leave society and take no one with you But your true self Get close to nature Your everyday games will be insignificant Notice the clouds spontaneously forming patterns And try to do that with your life.
Your strongest muscle
Frog said, 'I wrote 'Dear Toad, I am glad that you are my best friend.
Your best friend, Frog.' 'Oh,' said Toad, 'that makes a very good letter.'Then Frog and Toad went out onto the front porch to wait for the mail. They sat there, feeling happy together.
This June, I'll travel once again to the Food and Wine Magazine Classic in Aspen, Colorado. For many years, my dear friend Julia Child and I have teamed up to teach classes together at the event; for the past seven years, my daughter, Claudine, has been my cooking partner on stage.
Wilbur never forgot Charlotte. Although he loved her children and grandchildren dearly, none of the new spiders ever quite took her place in his heart. She was in a class by herself. It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer. Charlotte was both.
Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.
Dear God, please enlarge our hearts to love each other, to love our neighbor, to love our enemy as well as our friend.
Mr. Bennet, how can you abuse your own children in such a way? You take delight in vexing me. You have no compassion for my poor nerves." "You mistake me, my dear. I have a high respect for your nerves. They are my old friends. I have heard you mention them with consideration these last twenty years at least.
So it was, my dear Watson, that at two o'clock today I found myself in my old armchair in my own old room, and only wishing that I could have seen my old friend Watson in the other chair which he has so often adorned. - Sherlock Holmes.
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
My dear old dog, most constant of all friends.
In peace there's nothing so becomes a man as modest stillness and humility.
A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
We can’t sit back and celebrate Martin King and ask when will there be another like him. No, no my dear young friends. We must join our voices with that blessed poet June Jordan and demonstrate that 'we are the ones we’ve been waiting for.'
I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips, Straining upon the start.
The game's afoot; Follow your spirit: and upon this charge, Cry — God for Harry! England and Saint George!
All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green.
Spend time with those you love. One of these days you will say either: "I wish I had" or "I'm glad I did".
There's no better friend than a sister.
Beta decay was... like a dear old friend. There would always be a special place in my heart reserved especially for it.
There is one friend in the life of each of us who seems not a separate person, however dear and beloved, but an expansion, an interpretation, of one's self, the very meaning of one's soul.
Friendship picks you up when the world lets you down.
If you don't understand how a woman could both love her sister dearly and want to wring her neck at the same time, then you were probably an only child.
Poetry, my dear friends, is a sacred incarnation of a smile.
Poetry is a sigh that dries the tears. Poetry is a spirit who dwells in the soul, whose nourishment is the heart, whose wine is affection. Poetry that comes not in this form is a false messiah.
Goodbye, my friend, goodbye. My dear, you are in my heart. Predestined separation promises a future meeting.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
Dear Alec, As your best friend and parabatai, I am offended not to have been asked to be your best man at the wedding. Et tu, Brutus. -Jace Alec , he really is upset. He hasn't washed his hair in three days. -Clary
A friend who is near and dear may in time become as useless as a relative.
My webmaster lives in Munich and is a very dear friend of mine.
He is doing a great job on the site and it is constantly being updated and always will.
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
How blessed and amazing are God's gifts, dear friends! Life with immortality, splendor with righteous, truth with confidence, faith with assurance, self-control with holiness! And all these things are within our comprehension.
A mother is the truest friend we have when trials, heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity.
We identify the flag with almost everything we hold dear on earth, peace, security, liberty, our family, our friends, our home. . .But when we look at our flag and behold it emblazoned with all our rights we must remember that it is equally a symbol of our duties. Every glory that we associate with it is the result of duty done.
Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends.
Look at Christ, my dear friend: His life was divine through and through, full of self-denial, and He did everything for mankind, finding His satisfaction and His delight in the dissolution of His material being.