Archive for the ‘friendship’ Category

Friendship is as water

August 23, 2009

Real friendship is as water

Chinese proverb

(water is pure – friendship has no ulterior motive, no expectation to gain at the expense of the other)

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Friendship

August 23, 2009

The question is not, ‘Do I have any friends?’ but, ‘Can I be a friend to somebody?’ It is not, ‘Who loves me?’ but, ‘Who can I love?’

Jim Gourlay

Friendship – Aristotle

August 23, 2009

Nobody would choose to live without friends even if he had all the other good things…Friendship also seems to be the bond that holds communities together..

ARISTOTLE, 384-322 BC, Nichomachean Ethics,

Friendship

August 23, 2009

…alas with my busy selfish life — I fear, as it is, I fail too often in the little offices which keep friendship sweet & warm. But you always understand

Winston Churchill explaining why he had ‘very few friends’, quoted in Norman Rose, An Unruly Life, Simon and Schuster, 1994, p.195