Loyalty, Friendship, Gratitude

“New friends are silver, but old friends are gold.” — Unknown

“When eating a fruit, think of the person who planted the tree.” — Vietnamese saying

“Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect.” — Marcus Aurelius

“Loyalty oaths increase the number of liars.” — Noel Peattie

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.” — Cicero (Marcus Tullius), Roman orator, philosopher and statesman

“If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principle difference between a dog and a man.” — Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens), 19th-century American humorist, author and journalist

“Friendship, like credit, is highest where it is not used.” — Elbert Hubbard, 19th/20th-century American entrepreneur and philosopher (founder of Roycroft)

“Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate.” — Thomas Jones

“If you don’t appreciate it, you don’t deserve it.” — Terry Josephson, 20th/21st-century motivational author