"We need each other, deeper than anyone ever
dares to admit even to themselves. I think
it is a genetic imperative that we huddle
together and hold on to each other. There
is no question in my mind that there is nothing
else in life, really, than friendship."
rain may be falling hard outside,
But your smile makes it all alright.
I'm so glad that you're my friend.
I know our friendship will never end."
-- Robert Alan
are one of the greatest treasures we have in
life. We choose our friends and share ourselves
with them in good times, bad times and through
every day life.
greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To
raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a
secret which but few discover.
-- Joseph Addison
faithful friend is the medicine of life."
to be friends is quick work, but friendship
is a slow-ripening fruit."
is essentially a partnership."
is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies."
poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends
are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief;
to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness,
and those in the prime of life they incite to noble
keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because,
of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater
or better than friendship."
-- Pietro Aretino (1537)
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
is nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter
and the love of friends."
-- Hillaire Belloc
are better than one; because they have a good reward
for their labor. For if they fall, the one will lift
up his fellow: but woe unto him that is alone when
he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up."
-- The Bible: Ecclesiastes 4:9-10.
friend loves at all times."
-- The Bible: Proverbs 17, 17.
companion loves some agreeable qualities which a man
may possess, but a friend loves the man himself."
-- James Boswell (1763)
is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons
to promote the good and happiness of one another."
-- Eustace Budgell (1711)
is Love without his wings!"
-- Lord Byron (1806)
makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity
by dividing and sharing it."
-- Cicero (44 B.C.)
improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling
of our joy and the dividing of our grief
-- Marcus Tullius Cicero
friendship is like sound health; the value of it is
seldom known until it be lost"
-- Charles Caleb Colton (1825)
one person can possibly combine all the elements supposed
to make up what everyone means by friendship.
-- Francis Marion Crawford
friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
-- Fr. Jerome Cummings
you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends.
You talk to your enemies."
-- Moshe Dayan
friends are my estate.
-- Emily Dickinson