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Friendship Quotes 31-35

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Friendship Quotes

When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.
Henri Nouwen

It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.
Mignon McLaughlin

It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.
Epicurus

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

It takes a long time to grow an old friend.
John Leonard

Change Quotes 16-20

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Change Quotes

If you want to change the culture, you will have to start by changing the organization.
Mary Douglas

If you’re in a bad situation, don’t worry it’ll change. If you’re in a good situation, don’t worry it’ll change.
John A. Simone, Sr.

Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have.
Margaret Mead

It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.
C. S. Lewis

It’s the most unhappy people who most fear change.
Mignon McLaughlin

Age Quotes 11-15

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Age Quotes

In old age we are like a batch of letters that someone has sent. We are no longer in the past, we have arrived.
Knut Hamsun

Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given such a comfortable front stall as spectator.
Confucius

The whole business of marshaling one’s energies becomes more and more important as one grows older.
Hume Cronyn

There is always some specific moment when we become aware that our youth is gone; but, years after, we know it was much later.
Mignon McLaughlin

There is an anti-aging possibility, but it has to come from within.
Susan Anton

Society Quotes 51-55

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Society Quotes
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. 
Dwight D. Eisenhower 

Man is the animal that intends to shoot himself out into interplanetary space, after having given up on the problem of an efficient way to get himself five miles to work and back each day.
Bill Vaughan 

Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers. 
Mignon McLaughlin 

Society is based on the assumption that everyone is alike and no one is alive. 
Hugh Kingsmill 

Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic. 
Thomas Szasz