Henri nouwen you always think you could have done more. Thats why you need a friend — to tell you you did all you could. Robert Brault, m Before borrowing money from a friend, decide which you need most. American Proverb The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship. William Blake all you would have your friend to you, that must you be to him—and more; for there can be no thought of balancing of favors given by friend to friend; the obligations reach beyond; nor is there any selfishness, save selfishness for him. Full friendship is the selfishness and the unselfishness, at once, of two, bound into twinship fair of soul and spirit. Seek you then for friend one whom you understand down to the depths, up to the heights, of being, whose soul meets yours with the same understanding. Only so can you, can he, attain that sympathy which, growing with your intercourse, at last reaches beyond mere understanding, gains the other's thought and feeling, though no word be spoken, knows from the eyes of truth, and stands to aid in every project nobly.
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I wouldnt 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. I dont want to lose this happy space where i have found someone who is smart and easy and doesnt bother to check her diary when we arrange to meet. Jeanette winterson, Written on the body, 1992 It takes a long time to grow an old friend. John leonard he who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, and he who has one enemy will meet him everywhere. Ralph Waldo Emerson Friends are divided into two great classes: Those you need, and those who need you. washington Star,"d in For the gaiety of Nations: Fun and Philosophy from the American Newspaper Humorists compiled by wallace rice, 1909 True friends stab you in the front. Oscar Wilde Strangers are just friends waiting to happen. Rod McKuen, looking for a friend (Thank you, carolyn) It is not so much our friends help that helps us, as the confidence of their help. Epicurus When we honestly ask ourselves report 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. 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.
George macDonald, The marquis of Lossie the function of a friend is not to have a function. Org The friend within the man is that part of him which belongs to you and opens to you a door which never, perhaps, is opened to another. Such a friend is true, and all he says is true; and he loves you even if he hates you in other mansions of his heart. Antoine de saint-Exupéry, the wisdom of the sands, translated from French by Stuart Gilbert we are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic cords of memory will swell when again touched as surely they will be by the better angels of our nature. Abraham Lincoln Yes we are friends and I do like reviews to pass the day with you in serious and inconsequential chatter.
George macDonald A real friend is someone who would feel loss if you jumped on a train, or in front of one. Author Unknown Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts. Margaret lee runbeck, answer Without ceasing love is like the wild-rose briar; Friendship is like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly? Emily Brontë our most difficult task as a friend is to offer understanding when we dont understand. Robert Brault, m As a friend, you first give your understanding, then you try to understand. Robert Brault, m A true friend is forever a friend.
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A true friend is one who thinks you soldier are a good egg even if you are half-cracked. Friends are kisses blown to us by angels. Its important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to the friendship that we are not. Mignon McLaughlin, The neurotics Notebook, 1960 It is the friends you can call up at. 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. Its good, you know, when you got a woman who is a friend of your mind. Toni summary morrison, beloved Cherish the friend who tells you a harsh truth, wanting ten times more to tell you a loving lie. Robert Brault, m Friends can be said to "fall in like" with as profound a thud as romantic partners fall in love. Letty cottin Pogrebin 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.
The reader's Digest, 1955, i ask of life only that which makes it worth living: the love of friends. Justin Regier, january 2012 entry to The" garden create your own" contest. Twitter, friends are those rare people who ask how you are and then wait for the answer. A friend is the one who comes in when the whole world has gone out. One doesnt know, till one is a bit at odds with the world, how much ones friends who believe in one rather generously, mean to one. Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.
It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival. Constant use will not wear ragged the fabric of friendship. Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends. There are big ships and small ships. But the best ship of all is friendship. 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 youve had. I like friends who, when you tell them you need a moment alone, know enough not to stray too far. Robert Brault, m, the language of friendship is not words but meanings.
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A friend is the only person you will let into the house when you are turning Out Drawers. Ones friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human. A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails. If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself alone. A man should keep his friendships in constant repair. Keep your friendships in repair, and then see if you do not find your horizon english broadened, your life sweetened, and the weary weight of this sad old world lightened. Floyd (18691923 "Keeping Friendship In Repair. Floyd's Flowers: or, duty and beauty for Colored Children, 1905, true friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable. Real friends are those who, when you've made a fool vertebrae of yourself, don't feel that you've done a permanent job.
anything you can. Think up something appropriate and. The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend. A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down. But if the while i think on thee, dear friend, All losses are restored and sorrows end. William Shakespeare, the most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
A single friend, my world. Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty. The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend. In everyones life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an online encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. A loyal friend laughs at your jokes when theyre not so good, and sympathizes with your problems when theyre not so bad.
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One true friend adds more to our happiness than a thousand enemies add to our unhappiness. Marie dubsky, freifrau von Ebner-Eschenbach (18301916 translated by Mrs Annis lee wister, 1882. A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can. Most of us dont need a psychiatric therapist as much as a friend to be resume silly with. Robert Brault, m, friendship isnt a big thing — its a million little things. Friendship is like a rainbow between two hearts. A single rose can be my garden.