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riendship Quotations


"We are, each of us angels with only one wing; and we can only fly by embracing one another."

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

"Friendship always benefits... Love sometimes injures."
-- Seneca

"A friend hears the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails."

"Plant a seed of friendship... then reap a bouquet of happiness."
 -- Lois L. Kaufman

"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

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

"Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow.  Don't walk behind me, I may not lead.  Just walk beside me and be my friend."

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

"No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever...

"A friend is one who believes in you when you cease to believe in yourself."

"A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked."
-- Bernard Meltzer

"A friend is someone who reaches for your hand, but touches your heart."

"The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him."
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"There is no better exercise for the heart than reaching down and lifting someone up."

"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 Shakespear

"The greatest manifestation of love is friendship."

"Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose."
-- Tehyi Hsieh

"True friends never say goodbye... they just say, 'See you later!'"

"Much of the beauty of life is found in people who care."

"There are those who pass like ships in the night
Who meet for a moment, then sail out of sight
With never a backwards glance of regret
Folks we know briefly then quickly forget...
Then there are those friends who sail together
Through quiet waters and stormy weather
Helping each other through joy and through strife
And they are the kind that give meaning to life.

"A friend loves at all times."
- Proverbs 17:17

"And we'll always be friends...forever, won't we?"
- Todd from "The Fox and the Hound"

"Friendship improves happiness and abates misery,by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief."
- Cicero (B.C. 106-43)
"Piglet sidled up behind Pooh.  'Pooh,' he whispered.  'Yes, piglet?'   'Nothing,' said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw. 'I just wanted to be sure of you.' 

"Don't be dismayed at goodbyes.  A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends."
- Richard Bach

"True friendship itself is like a star - not seen in the sunshine of prosperity, and only to be discovered in the night of adversity."

"True friends are like diamonds, precious but rare; false friends are like autumn leaves, found everywhere."

"A friend is there when everyone else isn't, believing when everyone else hasn't, understanding when everyone else doesn't, loving when everyone else wasn't."
- Anonymous

"A friend is one to whom one may pour out all the contents of one's heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that gentle hands will take and sift it, keep what's worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away."
- George Eliot

"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

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

"As long as we have memories, yesterday remains; as long as we have hope, tomorrow awaits. As long as we have friendship, each day is never a waste."

"A casual friend will say, "Hi, hello!"   A close friend adds, "How are you doing?"   But a true friend further asks, "What can I do to help?"

"As I look back on my past, I remember the tears I cried, the jokes I laughed at, the things I missed and lost, but  there's one thing I'll never regret: it's the day you became my friend."

"In search of the rainbow's end, I found no gold but you, my friend!"

"The recipe of friendship: 1 cup of sharing, 2 cups of caring, 1 cup of forgiveness and hugs of tenderness. Mix all these make friends forever."

"Friends are like stars. You can't always see them, but you know they are there."


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