Stranger Quotes

If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world, and that his heart is no island, cut off from other lands, but a continent that joins to them. Francis Bacon

Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends. Shirley MacLaine

The man in the street is always a stranger. Mason Cooley

Every time a man unburdens his heart to a stranger he reaffirms the love that unites humanity. Germaine Greer

At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference. Soren Kierkegaard

The eyes of strangers
Are cold as snowdrops….
Philip Larkin

On this shrunken globe, men can no longer live as strangers. Adlai Stevenson

It was his peculiar happiness that he scarcely ever found a stranger whom he did not leave a friend; but it must likewise be added, that he had not often a friend long without obliging him to become a stranger. Samuel Johnson

It’s all right for a perfect stranger to kiss your hand as long as he’s perfect. Mae West

Stranger, if you passing meet me and desire to speak to me, why should you not speak to me? And why should I not speak to you?. Walt Whitman

A stranger is just a friend I haven’t met yet. Will Rogers

If two friends ask you to judge a dispute, don’t accept, because you will lose one friend; on the other hand, if two strangers come with the same request, accept because you will gain one friend. St Augustine