Friendship

Posted by Vebra on June 05, 2012

A friendship that's sincere and true, gives joy like nothing else will do. That's why glad hearts look up and send, a prayer of thanks for faithful friends.
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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

Old friends are the great blessing of one's later years... They have a memory of the same events and have the same mode of thinking.
- Horace

A friend is one who withholds judgment no matter how long you have his unanswered letter.
- Sophie Irene Loeb

Friendship is nothing else than an accord in all things, human and divine, conjoined with mutual goodwill and affection.
- Cicero

A friend is one to whom we may pour out the contents of our hearts, chaff and grain together, knowing that the gentlest of hands will sift it, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness blow the rest away.
- Arabian Proverb -

The friendships that last are those where in each friend respects the other's dignity to the point of not really wanting anything from him.
- Cyril Connolly

Friendship is seldom lasting but between equals, or where the superiority on one side is reduced by some equivalent advantage on the other.
- Samuel Johnson

There is no wilderness like a life without friends; friendship multiplies blessings and minimizes misfortunes; it is a unique remedy against adversity, and it soothes the soul.
- Baltasar Gracian

Nothing is more limiting than a closed circle of acquaintanceship where every avenue of conversation has been explored and social exchanges are fixed in a known routine.
- A. J. Cronin

True friends are the people who brighten your smile everytime your with them.
-Julia VeRost

Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness.
- Dag Hammarskjöld

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

A good friend can tell you what is the matter with you in a minute. He may not seem such a good friend after telling.
- Arthur Brisbane

Friendship is built on two things. Respect and trust. Both elements have to be there. And it has to be mutual. You can have respect for someone, but if you don't have trust, the friendship will crumble.
- Mikael Blomkvist

One of the principal functions of a friend is to suffer (in a milder and symbolic form) the punishments what we should like, but are unable, to inflict upon our enemies.
- Aldous Huxley

The proper office of a friend is to side with you when you are in the wrong. Nearly everybody will side with you when you are in the right.
- Mark Twain

The reward of friendship is itself. The man who hopes for anything else does not understand what true friendship is.
- Saint Alfred of Rievaulx

Friendships aren't perfect, and yet they are very precious. For me, not expecting perfection all in one place was a great release.
- Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken it can rarely be put back together exactly the same way.
- Charles Kingsley

Close friends are truly life's treasures. Sometimes they know us better than we know ourselves. With gentle honesty, they are there to guide and support us, to share our laughter and our tears. Their presence reminds us that we are never really alone.
- Vincent van Gogh

When you are young and without success, you have only a few friends. Then, later on, when you are rich and famous, you still have a few... If you are lucky.
- Pablo Picasso

Friendships last when each friend thinks he has a slight superiority over the other.
- Honore Debalazac

Women can form a friendship with a man very well; but to preserve it, a slight physical antipathy most probably helps.
- Salma Hayek

A true friend is someone who sees the pain in your eyes while everyone else believes the smile on your face.
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Love is just like life. Its not always easy and it does not always bring happiness but when we do not drop living, why should we drop loving!.
- Hammad Chhipa

Friendship is an obstetric art; it draws out our richest and deepest resources; it unfolds the wings of our dreams and hidden indeterminate thoughts; it serves as a check on our judgements, tries out our new ideas, keeps up our ardor, and inflames our enthusiasm.
- Antonin Sertillanges

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

A woman can become a man's friend only in the following stages - first an acquantaince, next a mistress, and only then a friend.
- Anton Chekhov

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

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

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

Friendship has splendors that love knows not. It grows stronger when crossed, whereas obstacles kill love. Friendship resists time, which wearies and severs couples. It has heights unknown to love.
- Mariama Bâ

Friendship is mutual blackmail elevated to the level of love.
- Robin Morgan

The richest man in the world is not the one who still has the first dollar he ever earned. It's the man who still has his best friend.
- Martha Mason

The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef.
- Samuel Johnson


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