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In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. ~Albert Schweitzer


Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand. ~Emily Kimbrough


Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow. ~Swedish Proverb


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


Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh!" he whispered. "Yes, Piglet?" "Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw. "I just wanted to be sure of you." ~A.A. Milne


Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all out, just as they are, chaff and grain together, certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness blow the rest away. ~Dinah Craik


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


One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human. ~George Santayana


Your friend is that man who knows all about you, and still likes you. ~Elbert Hubbard


Friends are family you choose for yourself. ~Author Unknown


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


The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. ~Elisabeth Foley


A friend is the only person you will let into the house when you are Turning Out Drawers. ~Pam Brown


Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends. ~Virginia Woolf


Constant use will not wear ragged the fabric of friendship. ~Dorothy Parker


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


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


When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is a friend who cares. ~Henri Nouwen


 
 
Are we not like two volumes of one book? ~Marceline Desbordes-Valmore


I felt it shelter to speak to you. ~Emily Dickinson


There are big ships and small ships. But the best ship of all is friendship. ~Author Unknown


Friends are like walls. Sometimes you lean on them, and sometimes it's good just knowing they are there. ~Author Unknown


Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival. ~C.S. Lewis


Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for a while, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never, ever the same. ~Flavia Weedn, Forever,  Flavia.com


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


Most of us don't need a psychiatric therapist as much as a friend to be silly with. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com


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


A true friend is one who thinks you are a good egg even if you are half-cracked. ~Author Unknown


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


There is one friend in the life of each of us who seems not a separate person, however dear and beloved, but an expansion, an interpretation, of one's self, the very meaning of one's soul. ~Edith Wharton


I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing. ~Katherine Mansfield


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


We have been friends together
In sunshine and in shade.
~Caroline Sheridan Norton


Friends can be said to "fall in like" with as profound a thud as romantic partners fall in love. ~Letty Cottin Pogrebin


Friends are kisses blown to us by angels. ~Author Unknown


It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter. ~Marlene Dietrich


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, Beloved


Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend. ~Plautus


If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give. ~George MacDonald


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


A real friend is someone who would feel loss if you jumped on a train, or in front of one. ~Author Unknown


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


If you're alone, I'll be your shadow. If you want to cry, I'll be your shoulder. If you want a hug, I'll be your pillow. If you need to be happy, I'll be your smile. But anytime you need a friend, I'll just be me. ~Author Unknown


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 one chemical atom meets another. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson



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