Strangers Quotes

We see a friends eye as one and indivisible. A strangers eye we take in part by part: the white, the iris, and the pupil.

Malcolm de Chazal

Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.

Willa Sibert Cather

We never want to count on the kindness of strangers in order to meet tomorrows obligations. When forced to choose, I will not trade even a nights sleep for the chance of extra profits.

Warren Edward Buffett

We are bemused and crazed creatures, strangers to our true selves, to one another, and to the spiritual and material world -- mad, even, from an ideal standpoint we can glimpse but not adopt.

R. D. Laing

Our people, though capable of strong and durable feeling, were not demonstrative in their affection at any time, least of all in the presence of guests or strangers.

Charles Eastman

Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers.

Victor Hugo

Football players, like prostitutes, are in the business of ruining their bodies for the pleasure of strangers.

Merle Kessler

Strangers are just family you have yet to come to know.

Albom, Mitch

Ninety per cent of the world's woe comes from people not knowing themselves, their abilities, their frailties, and even their real virtues. Most of us go almost all the way through life as complete strangers to ourselves -- so how can we know anyone else?

Sydney J. Harris

He who is deserted by friends and relatives will often find help and sympathy from strangers.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

\\\"Strangers are just family you have yet to come to know.\\\"

Albom, Mitch

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens.

Douglas William Jerrold

Food is so primal, so essential a part of our lives, often the mere sharing of recipes with strangers turns them into good friends. That's why I love this community

Jasmine Heiler

Admiration and familiarity are strangers.

George Sand

Total strangers trying to kill me make me feel right at home.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Over the years your bodies become walking autobiographies, telling friends and strangers alike of the minor and major stresses of your lives.

Marilyn Ferguson

Loyalty is dead, the experts proclaim, and the statistics seem to bear them out. On average, U.S. corporations now lose half their customers in five years, half their employees in four, and half their investors in less than one. We seem to face a future in which the only business relationships will be opportunistic transactions between virtual strangers.

Frederick F. Reichheld

The land shall not be sold for ever: for the land is mine; for ye are strangers and sojourners with me.

Leviticus

The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.

Shirley MacLaine

One of the characteristics of the dream is that nothing surprises us in it. With no regret, we agree to live in it with strangers, completely cut off from our habits and friends.

Jean Cocteau

Marriage is nature's way of keeping us from fighting with strangers

Alan King

When a dog barks at the moon, then it is religion; but when he barks at strangers, it is patriotism!

David Starr Jordan

Football players, like prostitutes, are in the business of ruining their bodies for the pleasure of strangers

Merle Kessler

Therefore, on hearing His words let no one say either: "These are not Christ's words," or "These are not my words." On the contrary, if he knows that he is in the body of Christ, let him say: "These are both Christ's words and my words." Say nothing without Him, and He will say nothing without thee. We must not consider ourselves as strangers to Christ, or look upon ourselves as other than Himself.

St. Augustine of Hippo

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