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David Whyte on friendship

“The ultimate touchstone of friendship is not improvement, neither of the other nor of the self, the ultimate touchstone is witness, the privilege of having been seen by someone and the equal privilege of being granted the sight of the essence of another, to have walked with them and to have believed in them, and sometimes just to have accompanied them for however brief a span, on a journey impossible to accomplish alone.”…


Added by John Savlove on July 19, 2019 at 5:58am — 1 Comment

Dale Carnegie's Secrets to Success

Principles from How to Win Friends and Influence People

Become a Friendlier Person

  1. Don't criticize, condemn, or complain. Human nature does not like to admit fault. When people are criticized or humiliated, they rarely respond well and will often become defensive and resent their critic. To handle people well, we must never criticize, condemn or complain because it…

Added by steve on October 4, 2016 at 10:45am — No Comments

Fundamental Techniques in Handling People

"If you want to gather honey, don't kick over the beehive."

The Battle of Gettysburg was fought during the first three days of July 1863. During the night of July 4, Lee began to retreat southward while storm clouds deluged the country with rain. When Lee reached the Potomac with his defeated army, he found a swollen, impassable river in front of him, and a victorious Union Army behind him. Lee was in a trap. He couldn't escape. Lincoln saw that. Here was a golden,…


Added by steve on September 14, 2016 at 8:28pm — No Comments

Only Enemies

When i doubt;

i hide the sting of clout;

distracting the now with how i shout 

can you see the deeper meaning then the mindless storms i bring about

all by bringing attention to the ways of your chosen route???

When i accept the fear;

i push away anything that i could consider to myself dear;

It makes those who love to seem as enemies; and intentions unclear.

Nervous is confusion when Adrenalin beugins fueling the shift in our…


Added by Stacey Starr on January 21, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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