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«If out of all mankind one finds a single friend, he has found something more precious than any treasure, since there is nothing in the world so valuable that it can be compared to a real friend.»
«Heroes take journeys, confront dragons, and discover the treasure of their true selves.»
«A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power»
Author: George Meredith (Novelist, Poet) | About: Men and Women | Keywords: treasure, wittiest, witty
«A faithful friend is a strong defense, and he that hath found such a one hath found a treasure.»
«A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure.»
«A box without hinges, key, or lid, yet golden treasure inside is hid.»
«Affliction is a treasure, and scarce any man hath enough of it.»
Author: John Donne | Keywords: affliction, scarce, scarcer, scarcest, treasure
«Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.»
Author: Lao Tzu (Philosopher) | About: Confidence, Contentment, Health, Joy | Keywords: contentment, possession, treasure
«If one keeps loving faithfully what is really worth loving, and does not waste one's love on insignificant and unworthy and meaningless things, one will get more light by and by and grow stronger. Sometimes it is well to go into the world and converse with people, and at times one is obliged to do so, but he who would prefer to be quietly alone with his work, and who wants but very few friends, will go safest through the world and among people. And even in the most refined circles and with the best surroundings and circumstances, one must keep something of the original character of an anchorite, for other wise one has no root in oneself; one must never let the fire go out in one's soul, but keep it burning. And whoever chooses poverty for himself and loves it possesses a great treasure, and will always clearly hear the voice of his conscience; he who hears and obeys that voice, which is the best gift of God, finds at least a friend in it, and is never alone.»
Author: Vincent van Gogh (Painter) | Keywords: anchorite, burning, by and by, chooses, circles, Circle of Friends, clearly, converse, conversed, converses, conversing, faithfully, find oneself, go into, go out, great circle, Great Fire, hears, insignificant, Let There Be Light, obeys, obliged, obliges, obliging, original, out in, possesses, poverty, prefer, quietly, refined, refines, refining, root, safest, surroundings, the fire, The Voice, The Voice of the People, treasure, unworthy, voice of conscience
«As the valley gives height to the mountain, so can sorrow give meaning to pleasure; as the well is the source of the fountain, deep adversity can be a treasure.»
Author: William Arthur Ward | Keywords: fountain, height, The Fountain, the Mountain, The Source, The Valley, The WELL, treasure, valley
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