Tuesday, December 3, 2013

What to say when a friend is in trouble

A helping word to one in trouble is often like a switch in a railroad track... an inch between a wreck and smooth, rolling prosperity.
Henry Ward Beecher

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”
  Ralph Waldo Emerson 
 
“No one has ever become poor by giving.”
  Anne Frank
 
"Our prime "Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them."
Dalai Lama

"Heroes represent the best of ourselves, respecting that we are human beings. A hero can be anyone from Gandhi to your classroom teacher, anyone who can show courage when faced with a problem. A hero is someone who is willing to help others in his or her best capacity."
Ricky Martin

You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
John Bunyan

"Live simply that others might simply live."
Elizabeth Ann Seton

"Give, but give until it hurts."
Mother Teresa

“Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”
Buddha

“You can have everything you want in life if you just help enough people get what they want in life.”
Zig Ziglar

"We can do no great things, only small things with great love."
Mother Teresa


"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not."
Dr. Seusspurpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them."
Dalai Lama

"Heroes represent the best of ourselves, respecting that we are human beings. A hero can be anyone from Gandhi to your classroom teacher, anyone who can show courage when faced with a problem. A hero is someone who is willing to help others in his or her best capacity."
Ricky Martin

You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
John Bunyan

"Live simply that others might simply live."
Elizabeth Ann Seton

"Give, but give until it hurts."
Mother Teresa

“Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”
Buddha

“You can have everything you want in life if you just help enough people get what they want in life.”
Zig Ziglar

"We can do no great things, only small things with great love."
Mother Teresa


"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not."
Dr. Seuss


It's not so much what you say, but the fact that you are offering it.