You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.
The best thing about hugs is that every time you give one, you get one in return.
A friend is a gift you give yourself.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
Treat your friends as you do your paintings; place them in the best light.
You can make more friends in 2 months by becoming interested in other people than you can in 2 years trying to get other people interested in you.
Did you ever stop to think that a dog is the only animal that doesn't have to work for a living? A hen has to lay egg, a cow has to give milk, and a canary has to sing. But a dog makes his living my giving you nothing but love.
Try leaving a friendly trail of little sparks of gratitude on your daily trips. You will be surprised how they will set small flames of friendship that will be rose beacons on your next visit.
That friendship which intelligent beings would accept as sincere must arise from love, and that love grows out of virtue, which is as much a part of religion as light is a part of Jehovah.
Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.