Quotation: We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over; so in a series of kindness there is at last one which makes the heart run over.  Dr. Samuel Johnson

“WE CANNOT TELL THE PRECISE MOMENT WHEN FRIENDSHIP FORMED. AS IN FILLING A VESSEL DROP BY DROP, THERE IS AT LAST A DROP WHICH MAKES IT RUN OVER; SO IN A SERIES OF KINDNESS THERE IS AT LAST ONE WHICH MAKES THE HEART RUN OVER. ”

—Dr. Samuel Johnson

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