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Real friends are those who, when you've made a fool of yourself, don't feel that you've done a permanent job.
Friendship is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
A true friend is one soul divided into two people.
Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over.
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.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years of trying to get other people interested in you.
It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers, and cities; but to know someone here and there who thinks and feels with us, and though distant, is close to us in spirit, this makes the earth for us an inhabited garden.
My father always used to say that, when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather is one of those things that gives value to survival.
No love, no friendship, can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself-and especially to feel, or not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at any moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
In giving advice seek to help, not to please, your friend.
A true friend knows your weaknesses but shows you your strengths; feels your fears but fortifies your faith; sees your anxieties but frees your spirit; recognizes your disabilities but emphasizes your possibilities.
A friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else.
A true friend stabs you in the front.
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.
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.
I'll lean on you and you lean on me and we'll be okay.
There are three friends in this world -- courage, sense, and insight.
To attract good fortune spend a new penny on an old friend, share an old pleasure with a new friend and lift up the heart of a true friend by writing his name on the wings of a dragon.
Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
The road to a friend's house is never long.
Life without a friend is death without a witness.
Show me who your friends are, and I'll tell you all about yourself
Hold a true friend with both your hands.
In the word FRIEND, each alphabet stand for something: F for fair, R for real, I for intelligent, E for eligible, N for near and D for dear.
A good friend will bail you out of jail and lecture you about how you messed up. A great friend will be sitting right next to you laughing about it saying "damn, we really screwed up!"
A good friend will not bring you down unless you are going up the wrong way!
Friends help you move. Real friends help you move bodies.
Someone has said that we should refrain from speaking of another's faults until we are sure that we have none of our own.
Reverend Canon Peter Bertram
My friend, if I could give you one thing, I would give you the ability to see yourself as others see you... then you would realize what a truly special person you are.
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.
Go slowly to the entertainments of thy friends, but quickly to their misfortunes.
In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends.
Involvement with people is always a very delicate thing — it requires real maturity to become involved and not get all messed up.
The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.
True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.
Instead of loving your enemies, treat your friends a little better.
A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success.
Friends hold both the power to excel your life, or destroy it.
And when somebody knows you well, well there's no comfort like that. And when somebody needs you, well there's no drug like that.
A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.
Friends never betray you, only people you thought were your friends.
…life can gives you a lot of miracles. It can gives success, prosperity and safety, but all of them are meaningless unless it gives you a good friend.
True wealth can not be found in your bank account. It can only be found in those you call friend. Those with whom you share your deepest feelings. And those who accept you for who you really are.
True friends are a reward, leaving them is the penalty of life.
Friends are those who you believe are closer to you, but never nearer to you...
I realized that the impossible stands for three things: the ghoul, the phoenix, and the loyal friend.
A true friend is one, who sits next to you without talking, who makes you feel comfortable.
There's the people you've known forever. Who like...know you...in this way, that other people can't. Because they've seen you change; they've let you change.
Friendship is like pee in your pants. Everyone can see it's there, but only you can feel the true warmth.
Steve Valentine as Derek Jupiter in the tv show I'm in the Band