Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Friends



What a wretched lot of old shriveled creatures we shall be by-and-by. Never mind--the uglier we get in the eyes of others, the lovelier we shall be to each other; that has always been my firm faith about friendship.
* George Eliot

A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
* Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
* Ralph Waldo Emerson

My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, you've had a great life.
* Lee Iacocca

A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.
* Fran├žois Duc de La Rochefoucauld

However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
* Fran├žois Duc de La Rochefoucauld

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

To me, fair friend, you never can be old
For as you were when first your eye I eyed,
Such seems your beauty still.
* William Shakespeare

"It is the friends that you can call at 4 A.M. that matter." -- Marlene Dietrich

"My best friend is the one that brings out the best in me." -- Henry Ford


"If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country." -- E. M. Forster


"Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born." -- Anais Nin


"Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up."
- Bible: Ecclesiastes

"A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words."

"Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods."--Aristotle

"Friendship is a single souls dwelling in two bodies." --Aristotle