Rich people can be generous, even the ones with bloodcurdling political views can be generous, but most believe in generosity on their own terms, and underneath (not so deep, either), they’re always afraid someone is going to steal their presents and eat their birthday cake.
You’re going to come across people in your life who will say all the right words at all the right times. But in the end, it’s always their actions you should judge them by. It’s actions, not words, that matter.
Everyone knows that all these big proclamations about honor are really just excuses invented to let people kill each other with a clear conscience.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn’t make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.