My Favorite Inspiring Quotes
Commentary by Peter Shepherd
As Nitika Sharma said, "Strong people help others to be strong. Good people help others to be good. And great people help others to make things work so they can be great too!"
People don't always need advice. Sometimes all they need is a hand to hold, an ear to listen, and a heart to understand them.
As Rober Ingersoll says, "We rise by lifting others." This is why "Be the change you wish to see in the world" is no platitude. We, each of us, have a significant effect and benefit others from our own personal growth.
This is something that we are each of us capable of, it costs us nothing, and makes all the difference.
Friends are like your backbone. They are always there when you need support. The people in your life who want you in theirs; the ones who accept you for who you are. The ones who love you no matter what... "Through thick or thin, I'll accept you at your strongest yet love and support you at your weakest." Plus... support others and you will be supported in return.
Here’s some further reading on this theme...
Is it better to go it alone or navigate life with a support system of friends, colleagues and people in your community who care about you and what you do? Most people probably nod their heads and say, "Yes, of course; establishing a support system is important." But in practice, our tendency is to believe that operating alone shows resilience, strength and a stiff upper lip. Continues...