When I was young I thought of friendship as a matter of total loyalty and unchanging preference and I was often disappointed... - Abigail McCarthy Quotes
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Quote:When I was young I thought of friendship as a matter of total loyalty and unchanging preference and I was often disappointed. But as an adult I had come to see that it was more the refraction of some total faithfulness and joy of which we all had some primordial notion. The exchange of trust and the experience of understanding between two people was like a sign or witness to the possibilitity of eternal caring and understanding and communication. - Abigail McCarthy Quotes
  


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