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.
I think in times of struggles we often know HOW to carry on we just want reinforcment that we should, The WHY. That people care, and that the things we've been doing in the past are worth keeping up with in the future.