If you form the habit of taking what someone else says about a thing without checking it out for yourself, you'll find that other people will have you hating your friends and loving your enemies.— Malcolm X
Pioneering Without Friends quotations
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and a richness to life that nothing else can bring.
All men have their frailties; and whoever looks for a friend without imperfections, will never find what he seeks.
Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.
Without friends no one would choose to live.
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
No love, no friendship, can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever.
From woman, man is born; within woman, man is conceived; to woman he is engaged and married. Woman becomes his friend; through woman, the future generations come. When his woman dies, he seeks another woman; to woman he is bound. So why call her bad? From her, kings are born. From woman, woman is born; without woman, there would be no one at all.
When a man loves cats, I am his friend and comrade, without further introduction.
True friends visit us in prosperity only when invited, but in adversity they come without invitation.
I think losing a loved one must be a little like losing a leg.
First there is the shock, then the anesthetic, and the painkillers; the attention of doctors and nurses, flowers and cards and visits from friends. But sooner or later you have to learn to walk without it.
If Christ has died for me, ungodly as I am, without strength as I am, then I cannot live in sin any longer. I must arouse myself to love and serve Him who has redeemed me. I cannot trifle with the evil that killed my best Friend. I must be holy for His sake. How can I live in sin when He has died to save me from it?
A day without a friend is like a pot without a single drop of honey left inside.
The best part about having true friends is that you can go months without seeing them and they'll still be there for you and act as if you'd never left!
A friend is more to be longed for than the light;
I speak of a genuine one. And wonder not: for it were better for us that the sun should be extinguished, than that we should be deprived of friends; better to live in darkness, than to be without friends
Pay attention to where you are going because without meaning you might get nowhere.
Do you know what makes the prison disappear? Every deep, genuine affection.
Being friends, being brothers, loving, that is what opens the prison, with supreme power, by some magic force. Without these one stays dead. But whenever affection is revived, there life revives.
I stress that I am not attacking Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, and the environmental movement in general. They have done some good work overall. I am merely pointing out that they can, and are, used to promote the New World Order, mostly (though certainly not in every case), without their knowledge.
Make space in your life for the things that matter, for family and friends, love and generosity, fun and joy. Without this, you will burn out in mid-career and wonder where your life went.
One who looks for a friend without faults will have none.
Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.
A female friend, amiable, clever, and devoted, is a possession more valuable than parks and palaces; and without such a muse, few men can succeed in life, none be contented.
Be at Peace with Everyone - No one is capable of making you upset without your consent, so if you begin practicing the intention to be authentic and peaceful with everyone, you connect to peace itself- and gain the power to change the energy of your relationships with family and friends.
Back before the internet we had a name for people who bought a single copy of our books and lent them to all their friends without charging: we called them "librarians".
In human relationships, as mutual love deepens, there comes a time when two friends convey their exchanges without words. They can sit in silence sharing an experience or simply enjoying each other's presence without saying anything.
I believe if you ask any singer who was the greatest country music singer of all time, they would say 'George Jones'. He was without question and by far the BEST! I first met and worked with him when I was 13 years old; I am so very grateful that he was my friend.
There can be no true friends without true enemies
Show me a person without prejudice of any kind on any subject and I'll show you someone who may be admirably virtuous but is surely no gardener. Prejudice against people is reprehensible, but a healthy set of prejudices is a gardener's best friend. Gardening is complicated, and prejudice simplifies it enormously.
It seems to me that trying to live without friends is like milking a bear to get cream for your morning coffee. It is a whole lot of trouble, and then not worth much after you get it.
It's proper that people have friends, friendships without self-interest.
Without friends, life is too lonely.
Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman, but no angel.
To find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.
Few men have the natural strength to honor a friend's success without envy.
A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself.
He can live without hope, without friends, without books, even without music, as long as he can listen to his own thoughts.
I cannot imagine my life without horses.
They have been my teachers, my friends, my business partners and my entertainment.