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Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Thank You, Short and Simple yet Sweet and Serious...

I express my gratitude to all the people who continue to take the time to read my thoughts and feel my woes. I thank all of you—my friends, acquaintances, and loved ones.

Realizing that I am never alone in this struggle with the difficulties of life is truly empowering. It gives me a very good reason to go on, strengthens my sense of hope, and illuminates my sense of direction.

Thank you.

I hereby share with all of you a few beautiful quotes about friendship from Friendship: A Book of Quotations, edited by Herb Galewitz, (1999, Dover)

"Friendship improves happines, and abates misery, by doubling our joy, and dividing our grief."—Joseph Addison

"In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge."—Aristotle

"Our friends see the best in us, and by that very fact call forth the best from us."—John Black

"Friendship! mysterious cement of the soul!
Sweet'ner of life, and solder of society."—Robert Blair

"Friendship makes prosperity brighter, while it lightens adversity by sharing its griefs and anxieties."—Marcus Tullius Cicero


  • At Tuesday, May 17, 2005 11:44:00 PM, Blogger bucth said…

    And not to forget...

    "Misery loves company."


    "Inay, bakit ako pangeet?!!!"

    - Nanette Medved, Hiram na Mukha

  • At Wednesday, May 18, 2005 3:54:00 PM, Blogger eLf ideas said…

    "We can build a factory, and call it Misery Inc."--Soul Asylum

  • At Wednesday, May 18, 2005 10:45:00 PM, Blogger demolition said…

    pa-singit lang ng tatlo...

    A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
    ---Agapito Silvano

    Leadership is doing what is right
    when no one is watching.
    ---Saturnino Valeriano

    Leadership is also doing what is right
    when no one is left.
    ---Jose Ejercito

  • At Wednesday, May 18, 2005 11:43:00 PM, Blogger bucth said…

    Ei, pahabol na quote:

    "Tradition dictates that all babies are cute, even the ones which look like tiyanak."

    -Jessica Zafra

  • At Thursday, May 19, 2005 4:00:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    hehe butch, i remember a line from that movie. "ako si carissa!!!" lol

    oh i luuuuv jessica. let's chat abt her works one time. "learn what irony is....use it."


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