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A friend is someone who helps you up when you’re down, and if they can’t, they lay down beside you and listen. Winnie The Pooh

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Of all possessions a friend is the most precious. Herodotus

 

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Do not save your loving speeches for your friends till they are dead; Do not write them on their tombstones, speak them rather now instead. Anna Cummins

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One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives. Euripides

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The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I have no wealth to bestow on him. If he knows that I am happy in loving him, he will want no other reward. Is not friendship divine in this? Henry David Thoreau

 

Man’s best support is a very dear friend. Cicero

 

The real test of friendship is can you literally do nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple? Eugene Kennedy

 

Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends. Virginia Woolf

 

Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit. Kahlil Gibran

 

Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world. Eleanor Roosevelt

 

Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it’s all over. Octavia Butler

 

Friendship at first sight, like love at first sight, is said to be the only truth. Herman Melville

 

A friend is one of the nicest things you can have and one of the best things you can be. Winnie The Pooh

 

A good friend is like a four-leaf clover; hard to find and lucky to have. Irish Proverb

 

Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart. Eleanor Roosevelt

 

The friendship which can cease has never been real. St. Jerome

 

A man’s friendships are one of the best measures of his worth. Charles Darwin

 

Friendship is the purest love. It is the highest form of love where nothing is asked for, no condition, where one simply enjoys giving. Osho

 

True enemies are better than false friends. Matshona Dhliwayo

 

Be true to your work, your word, and your friend. Henry David Thoreau

 

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The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it. Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Friendship is a sheltering tree. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

 

A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself – and especially to feel, or not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at any moment is fine with them. Jim Morrison

 

It’s not what we have, but who we have. Winnie The Pooh

 

I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better. Abraham Lincoln

 

I have learned that to be with those I like is enough. Walt Whitman

 

A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. Elbert Hubbard

 

The language of friendship is not words but meanings. Henry David Thoreau

 

Good friends are hard to find, harder to leave and impossible to forget. G. Randolf

 

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. Walter Winchell

 

There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met. William Butler Yeats

 

How distant I am from people when I am with them, and how close when they are far away. Kahlil Gibran

 

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I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light. Helen Keller

 

I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better. Plutarch

 

Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives and remembering what one receives. Alexander Dumas

 

My definition of a friend is somebody who adores you even though they know the things you’re most ashamed of. Jodie Foster

 

Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words. George Eliot

 

WHAT IS FRIENDSHIP?

 

Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together. Woodrow Wilson

 

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept. Samuel Butler

 

Friendship is not always the sequel of obligation. Samuel Johnson

 

Friendship is what gets you through the bad times and helps you enjoy the good times. Unknown

 

Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything. Muhammad Ali

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Friendship isn’t about who you’ve known the longest, it’s about who walked in to your life, said ‘I’m here for you,’ and proved it. Unknown

 

Friendship is a wildly underrated medication. Anna Deavere Smith

 

Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation. George Washington

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Friendship is something that creates equality and mutuality, not a reward for finding equality or a way of intensifying existing mutuality. Rowan Williams

 

Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious. Thomas Aquinas

 

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. Kahlil Gibran

 

FAMOUS FRIENDSHIP QUOTES

 

The only way to have a friend is to be one. Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

The best thing to hold onto in life is each other. Audrey Hepburn

 

Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends? Abraham Lincoln

 

If you have one true friend you have more than your share. Thomas Fuller

 

We cannot hope to only leave our children a bigger car, a bigger bank account. We must hope to give them a sense of what it means to be a loyal friend. George H. W. Bush

 

A friend to all is a friend to none. Aristotle

 

Be slow to fall into friendship, but when thou art in, continue firm and constant. Socrates

 

Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself. Confucius

 

Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship. Dorothy Parker

 

Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. Mark Twain

 

I get by with a little help from my friends. The Beatles

 

A friend is one soul abiding in two bodies. Aristotle

 

SHORT FRIENDSHIP QUOTES

 

Life is nothing without friendship. Cicero

 

True friendships are eternal. Cicero

 

Friends are the family you choose. Unknown

 

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No friendship is an accident. O. Henry

 

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Truth springs from argument amongst friends. David Hume

 

Love is friendship on fire. Susan Sontag

 

Remember, no man is a failure who has friends.

 

Opposition is true friendship. William Blake

 

Between friends, words are optional.

 

Though friendship is not quick to burn, it is explosive stuff. May Sarton

 

Keep the ones that heard you when you never said a word.

 

A friend is a gift you give yourself. Robert Louis Stevenson

 

There cannot be friendship without equality. Swami Sivananda

 

The ideal friendship is to feel as one while remaining two. Sophie Swetchine

 

The best mirror is an old friend. George Herbert

 

Friendship is essentially a partnership. Aristotle

 

There are no rules for friendship. It must be left to itself. William Hazlitt

 

My friends are my estate. Emily Dickinson

 

The secret to friendship is being a good listener.

 

Friends are proved by adversity. Cicero

 

Friendships are discovered rather than made. Harriet Beecher Stowe

 

The best cure for a bad day is a good friend.

 

Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer. Jean de La Fontaine

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INSPIRATIONAL AND DEEP FRIENDSHIP QUOTES

 

No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another. Charles Dickens

 

You can’t shake hands with a clenched fist. Indira Gandhi

 

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit. Aristotle

 

A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow. William Shakespeare

 

One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention. Clifton Fadiman

 

We live, in fact, in a world starved for solitude, silence, and private: and therefore starved for meditation and true friendship. C.S. Lewis

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If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone. Maxwell Maltz

 

As soon as I saw you, I knew an adventure was going to happen. Winnie The Pooh

 

If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart, I’ll stay there forever. Winnie The Pooh

 

When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. Thomas Sowell

 

Friends… they cherish one another’s hopes. They are kind to one another’s dreams. Henry David Thoreau

 

Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born. Anais Nin

 

Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which strengthens with the setting sun of life. Jean de La Fontaine

 

One friend in a storm is worth more than a thousand friends in sunshine. Matshona Dhliwayo

 

The rule of friendship means there should be mutual sympathy between them, each supplying what the other lacks and trying to benefit the other, always using friendly and sincere words. Cicero

 

There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature. Jane Austen

 

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To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform. Theodore H. White

 

Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking. George Eliot

 

True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance. Henry David Thoreau

 

Friendship however is a plant which cannot be forced – true friendship is no gourd spring up in a night and withering in a day. Charlotte Bronte

 

The most ordinary things could be made extraordinary, simply by doing them with the right people. Nicholas Sparks

 

Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you; spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life. Amy Poehler

 

Friendship, as has been said, consists in a full commitment of the will to another person with a view to that person’s good. Pope John Paul II

 

When people are friends, they have no need of justice, but when they are just, they need friendship in addition. Aristotle

 

Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one. Oscar Wilde

 

Friendship is held to be the severest test of character. Charles Eastman

 

It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter. Marlene Dietrich

 

The best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake. Aristotle

 

A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship. Saint Francis de Sales

 

Your friend is your needs answered. Kahlil Gibran

 

FUNNY AND SURPRISING FRIENDSHIP QUOTES

 

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I love how badass we think we are when we’re together.

 

Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom. Francis Bacon

 

Friendship is love minus sex plus reason: Love is friendship plus sex minus reason.

 

There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate. Linda Grayson

 

I’m a controversial figure. My friends either dislike me or hate me. Toni Morrison

 

I have no trouble with my enemies. But my goddam friends… they are the ones that keep me walking the floor nights. Oscar Levant

 

The holy passion of friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money. Mark Twain

 

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down. Oprah Winfrey

 

I like to hang out with people who make me forget to look at my phone.

 

No one will ever be as entertained by us as us.

 

True friendship is when you walk into their house and your WiFi connects automatically.

 

There are small ships and big ships but the best ships are friendships.

 

The better the friend, the less cleaning you do before he comes over.

 

Real friends don’t get offended when you insult them. They smile and call you something even more offensive.

 

We are best friends. Always remember that if you fall I will pick you up after I finish laughing.

 

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The friendship of one intelligent man is better than that of all the unintelligent. Democritus

 

Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used. Elbert Hubbard

 

The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love, like being enlivened with champagne. Samuel Johnson

 

A day spent with you is my favorite day. So today is my new favorite day. Winnie The Pooh

 

A day without a friend is like a pot without a single drop of honey left inside. Winnie The Pooh

 

We’ll be friends forever, won’t we, Pooh? asked Piglet. Even longer. Pooh answered. Winnie The Pooh

 

The older I get the more selective I am of who is in my tribe. I would rather have four quarters than a hundred pennies.

 

You are I are more than friends. We’re like a really small gang.

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A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success. Doug Larson

 

CUTE FRIENDSHIP QUOTES AND METAPHORS

 

A friend is what the heart needs all the time. Henry Van Dyke

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‘Stay’ is a charming word in a friend’s vocabulary. Amos Bronson Alcott

 

Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends. H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

If you live to be 100, I hope I live to be 100 minus 1 day, so I never have to live without you. Winnie The Pooh

 

We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend. Robert Louis Stevenson

 

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you…I could walk through my garden forever. Alfred Tennyson

 

There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child. Henry Ward Beecher

 

Nobody sees a flower – really – it is so small it takes time – we haven’t time – and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time. Georgia O’Keeffe

 

We don’t need sugar, flour or rice or anything else. We just want to see our dear ones. Hafiz of Persia

 

We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship is 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 kindnesses there is at last one which makes the heart run over. Ray Bradbury

 

A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world. Leo Buscaglia

 

WISE QUOTES ABOUT FRIENDSHIP

 

The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship. William Blake

 

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend. William Blake

 

Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance. Rabindranath Tagore

 

Friendship is given us by nature, not to favor vice, but to aid virtue. Cicero

 

We need old friends to help us grow old and new friends to help us stay young. Letty Cottin Pogrebin

 

In friendship we find nothing false or insincere; everything is straight forward, and springs from the heart. Cicero

 

It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them. Confucius

 

We hate some persons because we do not know them; and will not know them because we hate them. Charles Caleb Colton

 

He will never have true friends who is afraid of making enemies. William Hazlitt

 

The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends. Friedrich Nietzsche

 

It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us as the confident knowledge that they will help us. Epicurus

 

If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends – you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue. Alice Miller

 

Friends make the good things better and the bad things not so bad.

 

We read that we ought to forgive our enemies; but we do not read that we ought to forgive our friends. Francis Bacon

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He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, and he who has one enemy will meet him everywhere. Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you. Dale Carnegie

 

In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends. John Churton Collins

 

FRIENDSHIP QUOTES ABOUT LOVE

 

This is my beloved and this is my friend. Song of Solomon

 

Friendship often ends in love. But love in friendship; never. Charles Caleb Colton

 

Love is a friendship set to music. Joseph Campbell

 

Friendship is the finest balm for the pangs of despised love. Jane Austen

 

The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love. Hubert H. Humphrey

 

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Friendship is the most constant, the most enduring the most basic part of love. Ed Cunningham

 

Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses. Ann Landers

 

A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love. Saint Basil

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Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing. Elie Wiesel

 

All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand. Ella Wheeler Wilcox

 

Love everyone with a deep love based on charity, but form friendships only with those who can share virtuous things with you. The higher the virtues you share and exchange with others, the more perfect your friendship will be. St. Francis de Sales

 

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend. Martin Luther King Jr

 

The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention…. A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words. Rachel Naomi Remen

 

Marriage is the highest state of friendship. If happy, it lessens our cares by dividing them, at the same time that it doubles our pleasures by mutual participation. Samuel Richardson

 

Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves. Oliver Goldsmith

 

Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship. Lord Byron

 

However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship. Francois de La Rochefoucauld

 

The verb ‘to love’ in Persian is ‘to have a friend’. ‘I love you’ translated literally is ‘I have you as a friend’. Shusha Guppy

 

There is no friendship, no love, like that of the mother for the child. Henry Ward Beecher

 

Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty. Cicero

 

Love is friendship set on fire. Jeremy Taylor

 

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QUOTES ABOUT FRIENDSHIP AND LIFE

 

Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil. Baltasar Gracian

 

Friendship is infinitely better than kindness. Cicero

 

What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other? George Eliot

 

The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it. Hubert H. Humphrey

 

There is nothing we like to see so much as the gleam of pleasure in a person’s eye when he feels that we have sympathized with him, understood him. At these moments something fine and spiritual passes between two friends. These are the moments worth living. Don Marquis

 

Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company. Booker T. Washington

 

I think if I’ve learned anything about friendship, it’s to hang in, stay connected, fight for them, and let them fight for you. Don’t walk away, don’t be distracted, don’t be too busy or tired, don’t take them for granted. Friends are part of the glue that holds life and faith together. Powerful stuff. Jon Katz

 

Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back: a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country. Anais Nin

 

We must reach out our hand in friendship and dignity both to those who would befriend us and those who would be our enemy. Arthur Ashe

 

If one is estranged from oneself, then one is estranged from others too. If one is out of touch with oneself, then one cannot touch others. Anne Morrow Lindbergh

 

The love of our neighbor in all its fullness simply means being able to say, ‘What are you going through?’ Simone Weil

 

There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you. Paramahansa Yogananda

 

Friendship without self-interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life. James F. Byrnes

 

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. Kahlil Gibran

 

That friendship will not continue to the end which is begun for an end. Francis Quarles

 

Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend. Sarah Dessen

 

QUOTES ABOUT FRIENDSHIP, HAPPINESS AND GRATITUDE

 

How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. Winnie The Pooh

 

Friends are medicine for a wounded heart and vitamins for a hopeful soul. Steve Maraboli

 

Share your smile with the world. It’s a symbol of friendship and peace. Christie Brinkley

 

I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing. Katherine Mansfield

 

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The sharing of joy, whether physical, emotional, psychic, or intellectual, forms a bridge between the sharers which can be the basis for understanding much of what is not shared between them, and lessens the threat of their difference. Audre Lorde

 

I often find myself saying a little prayer of thanks for you. Unknown

 

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust

 

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

 

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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship. Epicurus

 

It’s not that other people don’t get me at all… It’s that you get me completely.

 

True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks. Saint Jerome

 

One friend with whom you have a lot in common is better than three with whom you struggle to find things to talk about. Mindy Kaling

 

True friendship isn’t about being inseparable it’s being separated and nothing changes.

 

We come from homes far from perfect, so you end up almost parent and sibling to your friends – your own chosen family. There’s nothing like a really loyal, dependable, good friend. Nothing. Jennifer Aniston

 

That’s when I realized what a true friend was. Someone who would always love you – the imperfect you, the confused you, the wrong you – because that is what people are supposed to do.

 

True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable. David Tyson

 

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There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship. Thomas Aquinas

 

What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship? Anais Nin

 

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Best friends are the people you can do anything and nothing with and still have the best time.

 

A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down. Arnold H. Glasgow

 

True friendship is like sound health. The value of it is seldom known until it be lost. Charles Caleb Colton

 

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. Elizabeth Foley

 

A true friend is the most precious of all possessions and the one we take the least thought about acquiring. Francois de La Rochefoucauld

 

Silence is the true friend that never betrays. Confucius

 

True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island… to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.

 

True friendship consists not in the multitude of friends, but in their worth and value. Ben Jonson

 

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. Lucius Annaeus Seneca

 

A true friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else. Len Wein

 

The firmest friendship is based on an identity of likes and dislikes. Sallust

 

My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me. Henry Ford

 

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QUOTES ABOUT FRIENDSHIP, SADNESS, TOUGH TIMES, UPS AND DOWNS

 

Friends, though absent, are still present. Cicero

 

The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for. Bob Marley

 

There is a scarcity of friendship, but not of friends. Thomas Fuller

 

The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship. Francis Bacon

 

Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody. Stephen Chbosky

 

The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends. Gwyneth Paltrow

 

Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness. Euripides

 

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Sitting silently beside a friend who is hurting may be the best gift we can give.

 

When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving much advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a gentle and tender hand. The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is a friend who cares. Henri Nouwen

 

When a friend is in trouble, don’t annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it. Edgar Watson Howe

 

Never leave a friend behind. Friends are all we have to get us through this life–and they are the only things from this world that we could hope to see in the next. Dean Koontz

 

The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is made of dearer stuff than the one who stays away. Barbara Kingsolver

 

Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back. Blaise Pascal

 

Friendship, of itself a holy tie, is made more sacred by adversity. Charles Caleb Colton

 

Don’t feel bad if people remember you only when they need you. Feel privileged that you are like a candle that comes to their mind when there is darkness.

 

There is nothing better than the encouragement of a good friend. Katharine Butler Hathaway

 

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life. Thomas Jefferson

 

The worst solitude is to have no real friendships. Francis Bacon

 

Friendship has its illusions no less than love. Stendhal

 

QUOTES ABOUT FRIENDSHIP, RELIGION, GOD, THE BIBLE, SPIRITUALITY

 

Friends are God’s way of taking care of us.

 

For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God. Saint Teresa of Avila

 

What a good favor God does to those he places in the company of good people! Saint Teresa of Avila

 

One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. Proverbs 18:24

 

The soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul. Samuel 18:1

 

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We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection. Dalai Lama

 

In the spiritual life nowhere do our ideals meet the actual more truly than in how we relate to each other, in how we make, sustain and are friends. James Ishmael Ford

 

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It is easy enough to be friendly to one’s friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business. Mahatma Gandhi

 

Do not be deceived: “Bad company ruins good morals. 1 Corinthians 15:33

 

Let us be concerned for one another, to help one another to show love and to do good. Hebrews 10:24

 

And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them. Luke 6:31

 

Love one another with brotherly affection. Out do one another in showing honor. Romans 12:10

 

Listen to advice and accept instruction, that you may gain wisdom in the future. Proverbs 19:20

 

Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm. Proverbs 13:20

 

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. Proverbs 17:17

 

The righteous person is a guide to his friend, but the path of the wicked leads them astray. Proverbs 12:26

 

Iron sharpens iron; so one man sharpens another. Proverbs 27:17

 

Friends are the siblings God never gave us. Mencius

 

A faithful friend is the medicine of life. Ecclesiasticus 6:16

 

QUOTES ABOUT FAKE FRIENDS

 

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. Martin Luther King Jr

 

No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow. Alice Walker

 

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Losing friends that are easily lost is no loss at all. The Stoic Emperor

 

It is difficult to say who do you the most mischief: enemies with the worst intentions or friends with the best. Edward Bulwer-Lytton

 

False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports. Richard Burton

 

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind. Buddha

 

Flattery is like friendship in show, but not in fruit. Socrates

 

Suspicion is the cancer of friendship. Petrarch

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QUOTES ABOUT FRIENDSHIP, TIME AND DISTANCE

 

Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory. Dr. Seuss

 

There are friendships imprinted in our hearts that will never be diminished by time and distance. Dodinshy

 

I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar. Robert Brault

 

Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart. Washington Irving

 

Growing apart doesn’t change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I’m glad for that. Ally Condie

 

Those truly linked don’t need correspondence. When they meet again after many years apart, their friendship is as true as ever. Deng Ming-Dao

 

Friendship should be surrounded with ceremonies and respects, and not crushed into corners. Friendship requires more time than poor busy men can usually command. Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

It takes a long time to grow an old friend. John Leonard

 

QUOTES ABOUT FRIENDSHIP AND JEALOUSY

 

Jealousy is the fear of comparison. Max Frisch

 

Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend’s success. Oscar Wilde

 

You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars. Gary Allan

 

The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time. Johann Kaspar Lavater

 

Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius. Fulton J. Sheen

 

He that is jealous is not in love. Augustine of Hippo

 

True friends stab you in the front. Oscar Wilde

 

QUOTES ABOUT FRIENDSHIP, TRUST AND RESPECT

 

Someone to tell it to is one of the fundamental needs of human beings. Miles Franklin

 

Loyalty and friendship, which is to me the same, created all the wealth that I’ve ever thought I’d have. Ernie Banks

 

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It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship. Henry Ward Beecher

 

The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, not the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship. Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make a mess of life. E. M. Forster

 

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Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand. Karl Menninger

 

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You can always tell a real friend: when you’ve made a fool of yourself he doesn’t feel you’ve done a permanent job. Laurence J. Peter

 

Friendship is one of the most tangible things in a world which offers fewer and fewer supports. Kenneth Branagh

 

There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity. Samuel Johnson

 

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected. Charles Lamb

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