"There are three faithful friends - an old wife, an old dog, and ready money. "
Benjamin Franklin in his own words; there is nothing I feel I need to add here, simply for you to reflect upon and absorb as you go throughout your day.
Sometimes we simply need to be reminded of the effects those in our lives may have, and take greater power in the choices we make for ourselves.
"A great empire, like a great cake, is most easily diminished at the edges. "
"Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none."
"Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing."
"Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight."
"Anger is never without Reason, but seldom with a good One."