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    In the relationship of friends: "Each gives to the other, and each receives, and the fruit of the intercourse is more than either in himself possesses. Every individual relationship has contact with a universal. To reach out to the fuller life of love is a divine enchantment, because it leads to more than itself, and is the open door into the mystery of life".
    — Hugh Black
    We walk among worlds unrealized until we have learned the secret of love.
    — Hugh Black
    tags: secret  world 
     
    What we feel is as true a fact as what we think.
    — Hugh Black
    tags: true  facts 
     
    Friendship means to be a strong hand in the dark to another in the time of need.
    — Hugh Black
    tags: friendship  time  dark  strong 
     
    Friends should be chosen by a higher principle of selection than any worldly one. They should be chosen for character, for goodness, for truth and trustworthiness, because they have sympathy with us in our best thoughts and holiest aspirations, because they have community of mind in the things of the soul.
    — Hugh Black
    The fear of God kills all other fears.
    — Hugh Black
    tags: fear  god 
     
    No friendship has done its work until it reaches the supremest satisfaction of spiritual communion.
    — Hugh Black
    It is the paradox of life that the way to miss pleasure is to seek it first.
    — Hugh Black
    tags: pleasure 
     
    A man's inner nature is revealed by what he praises-a man is self-judged by what he says of others. Thus a man is judged by his standards, by what he considers the best. And you can't find a more crucial test. It reveals the soul.
    — Hugh Black
    tags: nature  men  soul  standard 
     
    The duty of happiness becomes clearer when we see how it affects others. It is the merry heart that makes the cheerful countenance, and it is the cheerful countenance that spreads cheer to make other hearts merry. The sunny soul brings sunshine everywhere. A bright and happy temperament is a great social asset, adding to the happiness of the world.
    — Hugh Black
    tags: happiness  heart  world  soul 
     
    Prayer is not an act of worship merely, the bending of the knee on set occasions, and offering petitions in need. It is an attitude of soul, opening the life on the Godward side, and keeping free communication with the world of spirit.
    — Hugh Black
    At the heart of happiness lies peace. It is the last and the highest attainment of the soul.
    — Hugh Black
    tags: happiness  peace  heart  lies  soul 
     
    Attention to detail is the secret of success in every sphere of life, and little kindnesses, little acts of consideration, little appreciations, little confidences,. . . . they are all that are needed to keep the friendship sweet.
    — Hugh Black
    Friendship cannot become permanent unless it becomes spiritual. There must be fellowship in the deepest things of the soul, community in the highest thoughts, sympathy with the best endeavors.
    — Hugh Black
    Only God can fully satisfy the hungry heart of man.
    — Hugh Black
    tags: men  heart  god 
     
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