"The best time to frame an answer to the letters of a friend, is the moment you receive them. Then the warmth of friendship, and the intelligence received, most forcibly cooperate."
"A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same."William Shenstone on Elbert Hubbard
"Don't walk behind me I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend."William Shenstone on Albert Camus
"An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind."William Shenstone on Buddha
"Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything."William Shenstone on Muhammad Ali
"Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down."William Shenstone on Oprah Winfrey
"Laws are generally found to be nets of such a texture, as the little creep through, the great break through, and the middle-sized are alone entangled in it."
"Anger is a great force. If you control it, it can be transmuted into a power which can move the whole world."
"Grandeur and beauty are so very opposite, that you often diminish the one as you increase the other. Variety is most akin to the latter, simplicity to the former."
"Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it."
"Hope is a flatterer, but the most upright of all parasites for she frequents the poor man's hut, as well as the palace of his superior."