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Please explain this quote for me: "Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by...

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jaykq | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted August 12, 2011 at 1:33 PM via web

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Please explain this quote for me:

"Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief."

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audreyeabbott | High School Teacher | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted August 12, 2011 at 1:46 PM (Answer #1)

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Here is another way to think about this quote, friends share our burdens and double the good in our lives.  Can you think of any people in your life that make the bad seem better and the best even better?

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