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Quotes of the Day for 9 April 2001 – Comfort of Friends

A friend in need is a friend indeed, according to the old saw. Here are some quotes on the Comfort of Friends in times of tribulation.

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The quotes:

Trouble shared is trouble halved.
     - Dorothy Sayers

No woman has ever so comforted the distressed or so distressed the comfortable.
     - Claire Booth Luce, regarding Eleanor Roosevelt

It makes no difference how deeply seated may be the trouble, how hopeless the outlook, how muddled the tangle, how great the mistake. A sufficient realization of love will dissolve it all.
     - Emmet Fox

A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him, that of plants and animals as well as that of his fellowman, and when he devotes himself helpfully to all life that is in need of help.
     - Albert Schweitzer, 1875 - 1965

In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness; and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
     - Aristotle


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