Posts Tagged: friends

Positive Surroundings

“I think it’s important to get your surroundings, as well as yourself, into a positive state – meaning surround yourself with positive people, not the kind who are negative and jealous of everything you do.” ~ Heidi Klum., Supermodel, Television

Positive Surroundings

“I think it’s important to get your surroundings, as well as yourself, into a positive state – meaning surround yourself with positive people, not the kind who are negative and jealous of everything you do.” ~ Heidi Klum., Supermodel, Television

Being Likeable

“As I’ve gotten older and older … I’ve learned that relationships really matter. That being likeable really matters…. Those things are also almost as important, and maybe even more so, than just being a really excellent writer or a really

Being Likeable

“As I’ve gotten older and older … I’ve learned that relationships really matter. That being likeable really matters…. Those things are also almost as important, and maybe even more so, than just being a really excellent writer or a really

Valuing Life’s Important Things

“I think I value things more correctly. I hope I look at my life in a way that makes sense.” ~ Oded Fehr, Actor

Valuing Life’s Important Things

“I think I value things more correctly. I hope I look at my life in a way that makes sense.” ~ Oded Fehr, Actor

Always a Friend

“When I was growing up, my mother was always a friend to my siblings and me (in addition to being all the other things a mom is), and I was always grateful for that because I knew she was someone

Always a Friend

“When I was growing up, my mother was always a friend to my siblings and me (in addition to being all the other things a mom is), and I was always grateful for that because I knew she was someone

It Shouldn’t Be an Oddity

“I have friends and family that are filled with massive amounts of integrity, and it shouldn’t be an oddity.” ~ Sandra Bullock, Actress, Producer, Entrepreneur, Founder – Fortis Films & Philanthropist

It Shouldn’t Be an Oddity

“I have friends and family that are filled with massive amounts of integrity, and it shouldn’t be an oddity.” ~ Sandra Bullock, Actress, Producer, Entrepreneur, Founder – Fortis Films & Philanthropist

A Long, Hard Way

“All dope can do for you is kill you… the long hard way. And it can kill the people you love right along with you.” ~ Billie Holiday a.k.a Eleanora Fagan, Jazz Musician & Singer-Songwriter

A Long, Hard Way

“All dope can do for you is kill you… the long hard way. And it can kill the people you love right along with you.” ~ Billie Holiday a.k.a Eleanora Fagan, Jazz Musician & Singer-Songwriter

So, You’re Not Afraid of Failing with Them?

“Everyone is your best friend when you are successful. Make sure that the people that you surround yourself with are also the people that you are not afraid of failing with.” ~ Paula Abdul, Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Choreographer & Actress

So, You’re Not Afraid of Failing with Them?

“Everyone is your best friend when you are successful. Make sure that the people that you surround yourself with are also the people that you are not afraid of failing with.” ~ Paula Abdul, Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Choreographer & Actress

Sow Courtesy, Plant Kindness

“A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.” ~ Saint Basil, Bishop & Theologian

Sow Courtesy, Plant Kindness

“A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.” ~ Saint Basil, Bishop & Theologian

Their Ideal Future

“All successful people, men and women, are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.” ~ Brian Tracy, Author, Keynote Speaker,

Their Ideal Future

“All successful people, men and women, are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.” ~ Brian Tracy, Author, Keynote Speaker,

An Enemy Transformed

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. Pastor, Activist & Humanitarian Save

An Enemy Transformed

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. Pastor, Activist & Humanitarian Save

The Best to Hold On To

“The best thing to hold on to in life is each other.” ~ Audrey Hepburn, Actress and Humanitarian

The Best to Hold On To

“The best thing to hold on to in life is each other.” ~ Audrey Hepburn, Actress and Humanitarian

A Sweet, Refreshing Gang

“When life gives you lemons, find someone that life gave sugar to. Then, find someone who life gave water to. Then be a gang … a sweet refreshing gang.” ~ Amanda Swafford, Model, America’s Next Top Model

A Sweet, Refreshing Gang

“When life gives you lemons, find someone that life gave sugar to. Then, find someone who life gave water to. Then be a gang … a sweet refreshing gang.” ~ Amanda Swafford, Model, America’s Next Top Model

Christmas: The Event That Inspired It

“Christmas is far and away my favorite holiday. I love everything about it, from the event that inspired it, hoping for a white one, to wrapping presents. But, mostly, I love having family and friends gathered, and sharing traditions.” ~

Christmas: The Event That Inspired It

“Christmas is far and away my favorite holiday. I love everything about it, from the event that inspired it, hoping for a white one, to wrapping presents. But, mostly, I love having family and friends gathered, and sharing traditions.” ~

Precious in the Shade & the Sunshine

“But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, yet in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.” ~ Thomas Jefferson, United States Minister to France (May 1785 – September

Precious in the Shade & the Sunshine

“But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, yet in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.” ~ Thomas Jefferson, United States Minister to France (May 1785 – September

Friends, Family, Good Health & Louboutins

“At Thanksgiving, I always start at the top of my list and say I’m grateful for friends, family and good health. Then, I get more superficial… like being thankful for my Louboutins.” ~ Christie Brinkley a.k.a Christie Lee Hudson, Super-Model,

Friends, Family, Good Health & Louboutins

“At Thanksgiving, I always start at the top of my list and say I’m grateful for friends, family and good health. Then, I get more superficial… like being thankful for my Louboutins.” ~ Christie Brinkley a.k.a Christie Lee Hudson, Super-Model,

A Grateful Heart

“Your grateful heart opens the door for many more blessings to come.” ~ Victoria Osteen, Co-Pastor, Author, Philanthropist & Founder, Lakewood Church Women’s Ministry

A Grateful Heart

“Your grateful heart opens the door for many more blessings to come.” ~ Victoria Osteen, Co-Pastor, Author, Philanthropist & Founder, Lakewood Church Women’s Ministry

Because You Really Want to Be

“Look for someone who has a complete life without you in it. If you have a person you don’t need for anything, that’s ideal. You’re just together because you really want to be.” ~ Kirstie Alley, Actress, Comedian, Spokesmodel &

Because You Really Want to Be

“Look for someone who has a complete life without you in it. If you have a person you don’t need for anything, that’s ideal. You’re just together because you really want to be.” ~ Kirstie Alley, Actress, Comedian, Spokesmodel &

What I Do Have is Great

“I don’t have a ton of friends, but the friends I have are great ones. I don’t have huge family, but the family I have is a great one.” ~ Alicia Keys a.k.a. Alicia Augello Cook, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer

What I Do Have is Great

“I don’t have a ton of friends, but the friends I have are great ones. I don’t have huge family, but the family I have is a great one.” ~ Alicia Keys a.k.a. Alicia Augello Cook, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer

Make Time for Your Loves

“You have to make time for the things you love.” ~ Author Unknown

Make Time for Your Loves

“You have to make time for the things you love.” ~ Author Unknown

Network of genuine friends of various cultures, T. Hsieh quote,

Friendships of the Genuine Kind

“My advice is to stop trying to “network” in the traditional business sense, and instead just try to build up the number and depth of your friendships, where the friendship itself is its own reward. The more diverse your set

Network of genuine friends of various cultures, T. Hsieh quote,

Friendships of the Genuine Kind

“My advice is to stop trying to “network” in the traditional business sense, and instead just try to build up the number and depth of your friendships, where the friendship itself is its own reward. The more diverse your set

Being a Partnership

“The great marriages are partnerships. It can’t be a great marriage without being a partnership.” ~ Helen Mirren, Actress Image courtesy of Wikipedia & Creative Commons

Being a Partnership

“The great marriages are partnerships. It can’t be a great marriage without being a partnership.” ~ Helen Mirren, Actress Image courtesy of Wikipedia & Creative Commons

Good, Hard, Honest

“Work hard, be honest, and keep good company.” ~ Mr. & Mrs. Gene Bronner, Farmer & Homemaker

Good, Hard, Honest

“Work hard, be honest, and keep good company.” ~ Mr. & Mrs. Gene Bronner, Farmer & Homemaker

Somebody Who Knows Someone, Who Knows Someone

“I do believe in six degrees of separation. You can always find somebody who knows someone who knows someone who knows that person. That kind of skill is so important in whatever profession you are in — whether it is

Somebody Who Knows Someone, Who Knows Someone

“I do believe in six degrees of separation. You can always find somebody who knows someone who knows someone who knows that person. That kind of skill is so important in whatever profession you are in — whether it is

Gifts We Can Give, All Year

“Christmas gift suggestions: to your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.” ~ Oren Arnold, Author

Gifts We Can Give, All Year

“Christmas gift suggestions: to your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.” ~ Oren Arnold, Author

They Made Things Comfortable & Easy

“There were all kinds of people in my life that made things comfortable and easy for me.” ~ Nancy Wilson, Singer (Blues, Jazz, Cabaret, Pop & soul) Grammy Awards (2007, 2005 1964, 3X)

They Made Things Comfortable & Easy

“There were all kinds of people in my life that made things comfortable and easy for me.” ~ Nancy Wilson, Singer (Blues, Jazz, Cabaret, Pop & soul) Grammy Awards (2007, 2005 1964, 3X)