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

A friend is someone who will help you move. A real friend is someone who will help you move a body.

Friends and acquaintances can be like buttons on an elevator. Some can take you up. Some can take you down.

Fish and guests tend to stink after 3 days.

Friendship is...one soul living in two bodies

The best antiques are old friends.

One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
- Henry Brook Adams

A true friend is someone who knows all about you and still likes you.
- Elbert Hubbard

Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Before you can walk in anotherís shoes, you must first walk in your own!

Friends are like the sun. They never fail to proceed to make all your days bright and warm.

A kindred spirit is like sunshine to the soul,
They light the pathway to ones heart.

So long as you can sweeten anotherís pain, life is not in vain.
- Helen Keller

When it hurts to look back, and I'm scared to look ahead. I just look beside me and I know you'll be right there.

Make new friends but keep the old - one is silver, the other, gold.

THE VALUE OF A GOOD FRIEND
Every year a few marathon swimmers drown. That seems really odd as these are trained, experienced swimmers, much stronger than the average swimmer. The problem though is that during their marathon swims, they are hit repeatedly with waves, and after time, they begin to tire and start "swimming down" - with their head staying longer and longer in the water until they eventually drown. Why do they "swim down"? Because the water is calmer down there, with no "attacking waves". What would have helped these swimmers to stay alive and reach their goal? A spotter remaining close by in a boat. These spotters' jobs are to stay close to the swimmer, ensuring that they are keeping their head above the water so that they can finish the race.
How many "spotters" do you have in your life? Friends who truly care for you and who act as personal coaches, cheering you on when you seemly are bombarded by "waves" of opposition or depression of one kind or another? And, more importantly, do you listen to what they have to say, or do you just try to go it alone? Never underestimate the value of a good friend!

If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day, so I never have to live without you.
- Winnie the Pooh

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

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

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend.
- Albert Camus

Strangers are just friends waiting to happen.

Friends are the Bacon Bits in the Salad Bowl of Life.

Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
- Mencius

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

If you should die before me, ask if you could bring a friend.
- Stone Temple Pilots

I'll lean on you and you lean on me and we'll be okay.
- Dave Matthews Band

If all my friends were to jump off a bridge, I wouldn't jump with them, I'd be at the bottom to catch them.

Everyone hears what you say. Friends listen to what you say. Best friends listen to what you don't say.

We all take different paths in life, but no matter where we go, we take a little of each other everywhere
- Tim McGraw

My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

Hold a true friend with both your hands.
- Nigerian Proverb

A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.


End of Quotes on "Friendship"

12/10/2008

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