“A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be.”  ~Douglas Pagels  (posted 01/19/13)

“Cherish the friend who tells you a harsh truth, wanting ten times more to tell you a loving lie.” ~Robert Brault  (posted 1/20/13)

“Friendship isn’t a big thing – it’s a million little things”  ~ Author unknown

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

Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.  ~Sicilian Proverb

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

A friend is the one who comes in when the whole world has gone out.  ~Grace Pulpit

A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.  ~Donna Roberts

True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.  ~Dave Tyson Gentry

You can always tell a real friend:  when you’ve made a fool of yourself he doesn’t feel you’ve done a permanent job.  ~Laurence J. Peter

Friends are those rare people who ask how you are and then wait for the answer.  ~Author Unknown

The best kind of friend is the one you could sit on a porch with, never saying a word, and walk away feeling like that was the best conversation you’ve had.  ~Author Unknown
I like friends who, when you tell them you need a moment alone, know enough not to stray too far.  ~Robert Brault

“Cherish the friend who tells you a harsh truth, wanting ten times more to tell you a loving lie.”  ~Robert Brault  (posted 01/20/13)

It takes a long time to grow an old friend.  ~John Leonard

It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.  ~Epicurus

Friendship is Love, without his wings.  ~Lord Byron

We are the captains of our own ships sailing the sea of life, but in times of a stormy weather, you will discover true friends when they don’t hesitate to be a lighthouse.  ~Dodinsky

A good friend is a connection to life – a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world.  ~Lois Wyse

The best time to make friends is before you need them.  ~Ethel Barrymore

A friend can tell you things you don’t want to tell yourself.  ~Frances Ward Weller

The strongest marriage is between two who seek the same God, the strongest friendship between two who flee the same devil.  ~Robert Brault

Probably no man ever had a friend that he did not dislike a little.  ~E.W. Howe

I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.  ~Robert Brault

‘Tis a great confidence in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.  ~Benjamin Franklin

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

A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere.  Before him I may think aloud.  I am arrived at last in the presence of a man so real and equal, that I may drop even those undermost garments of dissimulation, courtesy, and second thought, which men never put off, and may deal with him with the simplicity and wholeness with which which one chemical atom meets another.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson



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