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Friendship"Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything."Ali, Muhammad
Friendship"There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship."Aquinas, Saint Thomas
Friendship"Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies."Aristotle, 
Friendship"Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit."Aristotle, 
Friendship"The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship."Blake, William
Friendship"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."Brault, Robert
Friendship"A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely."Brown, Pam
Friendship"A friend is the only person you will let into the house when you are Turning Out Drawers."Brown, Pam
Friendship"An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind."Buddha, 
Friendship"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."Craik, Dinah
Friendship"Friends are relatives you make for yourself."Deschamps, Eustache
Friendship"It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter."Dietrich, Marlene
Friendship"I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world."Edison, Thomas A.
Friendship"It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them."Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Friendship"A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends."Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Friendship"He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, while he who has one enemy shall meet him everywhere."Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Friendship"The only way to have a friend is to be one."Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Friendship"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."Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Friendship"It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help."Epicurus, 
Friendship"The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart."Foley, Elisabeth
Friendship"True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable."Gentry, Dave Tyson
Friendship"A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down."Glasow, Arnold H.
Friendship"Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them."Guicciardini, Francesco
Friendship"Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness."Hammarskjold, Dag
Friendship"Do not keep on with a mockery of friendship after the substance is gone - but part, while you can part friends. Bury the carcass of friendship: it is not worth embalming."Hazlitt, William
Friendship"Without wearing any mask we are conscious of, we have a special face for each friend."Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Friendship"When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it."Howe, Edward W.
Friendship"A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same."Hubbard, Elbert
Friendship"The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you."Hubbard, Elbert
Friendship"But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine."Jefferson, Thomas
Friendship"Yes'm, old friends is always best, 'less you can catch a new one that's fit to make an old one out of."Jewett, Sarah Orne
Friendship"The real test of friendship is: can you literally do nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple?"Kennedy, Eugene
Friendship"Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand."Kimbrough, Emily
Friendship"It takes a long time to grow an old friend."Leonard, John
Friendship"Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival."Lewis, C. S.
Friendship"Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces."Lindbergh, Anne Morrow
Friendship"Ah, how good it feels! The hand of an old friend."Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Friendship"Yes, we must ever be friends; and of all who offer you friendship let me be ever the first, the truest, the nearest and dearest!"Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Friendship"Many a person has held close, throughout their entire lives, two friends that always remained strange to one another, because one of them attracted by virtue of similarity, the other by difference."Ludwig, Emil
Friendship"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."MacDonald, George E.
Friendship"Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends."MacLaine, Shirley
Friendship"I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing."Mansfield, Katherine
Friendship"It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not."McLaughlin, Mignon
Friendship"Friendship is one mind in two bodies."Mencius, 
Friendship"If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends - you're safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue."Miller, Alice Duer
Friendship"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."Morrison, Toni
Friendship"In my friend, I find a second self."Norton, Isabel
Friendship"When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means 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."Nouwen, Henri
Friendship"A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be."Pagels, Douglas
Friendship"Mighty proud I am that I am able to have a spare bed for my friends."Pepys, Samuel
Friendship"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."Peter, Laurence J.
Friendship"Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend."Plautus, 
Friendship"I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better."Plutarch, 
Friendship"Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom."Proust, Marcel
Friendship"A friend is the one who comes in when the whole world has gone out."Pulpit, Grace
Friendship"A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails."Roberts, Donna
Friendship"We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence."Roux, Joseph
Friendship"Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts."Runbeck, Margaret Lee
Friendship"One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human."Santayana, George
Friendship"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."Schweitzer, Albert
Friendship"The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend."Thoreau, Henry David
Friendship"The language of friendship is not words but meanings."Thoreau, Henry David
Friendship"Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence."Washington, George
Friendship"True friends stab you in the front."Wilde, Oscar
Friendship"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."Winfrey, Oprah
Friendship"We are friends and I do like to pass the day with you in serious and inconsequential chatter. I wouldn't mind washing up beside you, dusting beside you, reading the back half of the paper while you read the front. We are friends and I would miss you, do miss you and think of you very often."Winterson, Jeanette


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