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I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s face it, friends make life a lot more fun.

Charles R. Swindoll

But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

A friend is, as it were, a second self. Marcus Tullius Cicero

A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire. Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Never explain – your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway. Elbert Hubbard

A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same. Elbert Hubbard

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

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

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

Friends are born, not made. Henry Adams


A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably. William Penn


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

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

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


The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend. Henry David Thoreau

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


One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives. Euripides


¬†Friends and good manners will carry you where money won’t go. Margaret Walker

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

Friendship… is not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything. Muhammad Ali


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

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

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

It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages. Friedrich Nietzsche

Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend. Albert Camus

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend. Bill Watterson

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

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

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


A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself. Jim Morrison

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

Working with people, the musical part is one thing but the personal part is totally different and just as critical. If the friendship is there and it’s a lasting friendship, then it will take care of itself. John Mayall

Don’t flatter yourselves that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. On the contrary, the nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

I define friendship as a bond that transcends all barriers. When you are ready to expect anything and everything from friends, good, bad or ugly… that’s what I call true friendship. Harbhajan Singh

She is a friend of mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order. It’s good, you know, when you got a woman who is a friend of your mind. Toni Morrison

Friendship needs no words – it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness. Dag Hammarskjold

I don’t know if I’ve ever been in a clique. The older I’ve gotten, the more I’ve realized what a true friend really is. So my friendship circle has changed a bit. Aimee Teegarden

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. E. W. Howe


I force people to have coffee with me, just because I don’t trust that a friendship can be maintained without any other senses besides a computer or cellphone screen. John Cusack  

It seems to me that trying to live without friends is like milking a bear to get cream for your morning coffee. It is a whole lot of trouble, and then not worth much after you get it. Zora Neale Hurston

Here’s a news flash: No soldier gives his life. That’s not the way it works. Most soldiers who make a conscious decision to place themselves in harm’s way do it to protect their buddies. They do it because of the bonds of friendship – and it goes so much deeper than friendship. Eric Massa

The two most misused words in the entire English vocabulary are love and friendship. A true friend would die for you, so when you start trying to count them on one hand, you don’t need any fingers. Larry Flynt

Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for these wish well alike to each other qua good, and they are good in themselves. Aristotle