My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
Charles Caleb Colton
Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it’ll always get you the right ones
True friends stab you in the front.
Are we not like two volumes of one book?
Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.
A true friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
A. A. Milne
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.
Good friends are those who care without hesitation, who remember without limitation and who love even without communication
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Things are never quite as scary when you've got a best friend.
Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
The best compliment to a child or a friend is the feeling you give him that he has been set free to make his own inquiries, to come to conclusions that are right for him, whether or not they coincide with your own.
There's not a word yet, for old friends who've just met.
Most people enjoy the inferiority of their best friends.
True love doesn't come to you it has to be inside you.
That was the thing about best friends. Like sisters and mothers, they could piss you off and make you cry and break your heart, but in the end, when the chips were down, they were there, making you laugh even in your darkest hours.
The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.
We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson
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.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Picking a best friend who stands up for what she believes in, is true to herself and allows you to be yourself without judgement of how 'cool' you are? Well, now you're picking a friend for life.
The biggest ingredient in a best friend is someone whose actions you respect and who you can truly be yourself around.
It was there that, through a mutual friend, I met John Waters - proving what I've always said: you meet the best people on field trips.
I have lost someone I loved as a brother, as a closest friend, and a remarkable human being. We have also lost one of the best damn actors we'll ever see.
The best time to frame an answer to the letters of a friend, is the moment you receive them. Then the warmth of friendship, and the intelligence received, most forcibly cooperate.
Somewhere on this planet is your best friend. Find that person.
A man's wisdom is his best friend; folly, his worst enemy.
We went with the St. Lawrence Experience, which is run by Joe Babbitt, who is a close friend now. We went out there for 10 days and we had the best week of our lives, and we've been going back since. We've been back three times now.
Two are better than one,because they have a good reward for their labor. For if they fall, the one will lif' up his fellow, but woe to him that is alone when he falleth, for he hath not another to help him up.
If you go looking for a friend, you're going to find they're very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.
Everybody needs one essential friend.
Friendship is a pretty full-time occupation if you really are friendly with somebody. You can't have too many friends because then you're just not really friends.
A bosom friend - an intimate friend, you know - a really kindred spirit to whom I can confide my inmost soul.
Lucy Maud Montgomery
No love, no friendship, can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever.
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
A true friend is the one who holds your hand and touches your heart
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
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.
That was what a best friend did: hold up a mirror and show you your heart.
The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.
Never forget me, because if I thought you would, I'd never leave.
A. A. Milne
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.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
The best friend will probably acquire the best wife, because a good marriage is founded on the talent for friendship.
You are not very good if you are not better than your best friends imagine you to be.
Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
D. H. Lawrence
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
We all take different paths in life, but no matter where we go, we take a little of each other everywhere.
The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
Henry David Thoreau
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
Acquire the habit of speaking to God as if you were alone with Him, familiarly and with confidence and love, as to the dearest and most loving of friends.
The monster was the best friend I ever had.
In ancient China, the Taoists taught that a constant inner smile, a smile to oneself, insured health, happiness and longevity. Why? Smiling to yourself is like basking in love: you become your own best friend. Living with an inner smile is to live in harmony with yourself.
A good friend will always stab you in the front.
You are your own best friend. Never ever, put yourself down.
I don't want to go to heaven. None of my friends are there.
He is your friend who pushes you nearer to God.
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.
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.
Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy.
True friends never apart maybe in distance but never in heart
When I say that I love you, I don't say it out of habit or to make conversation. I say it to remind you that you're the best thing that's ever happened to me.
Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.
A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.
Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word. Never get too big for your britches. Trust in God. Have no fear; and Never forget a friend.
Harry S. Truman
Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment.
Seneca the Younger
I believe in soulmates, yes, but I believe you also have to work at love. I happen to believe your soulmate doesn't have to be your partner - your soulmate could be your best friend, your sibling, it doesn't have to be the person you marry.
The comfort of having a friend may be taken away, but not that of having had one.
Seneca the Younger
If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.
A hug is the perfect gift, one size fits all, everyone likes them and no-one cares if it is given back.
I didn't find my friends; the good Lord gave them to me.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud.
Friends are the most important part of your life. Treasure the tears, treasure the laughter, but most importantly, treasure the memories.
I haven't personally experienced bullying, but when I was in high school, I had a best friend who became a bully. I took a stand and took it upon myself to separate from her. I couldn't be associated with her because it wasn't the type of person I wanted to be.
When grandpa was ill and could've died, I would have swapped all my record sales so he could get well. He is the reason I am a singer. He was my best friend growing up.
If you're picking your best friend based on what kind of clothes she wears or how popular she is, chances are you aren't going to stay in touch after graduation.
Make as many friends as you can, but don't build your life on them alone. It's an unstable foundation.
A true friend sees the good in everything, and brings out the best in the worst of things.
A good friend and a bad friend are like a perfume-seller and a blacksmith: The perfume-seller might give you some perfume as a gift, or you might buy some from him, or at least you might smell its fragrance. As for the blacksmith, he might singe your clothes, and at the very least you will breathe in the fumes of the furnace.
A home-made friend wears longer than one you buy in the market.
The best way to get along is never to forgive an enemy or forget a friend.
Though friendship is not quick to burn it is explosive stuff.
What I've realized over the years is that I have some pretty good friends.
Be assured those will be thy worst enemies, not to whom thou hast done evil, but who have done evil to thee. And those will be thy best friends, not to whom thou hast done good, but who have done good to thee.
A good horse is a man's best friend in time of danger.
What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun. A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her.
Charles de Gaulle
My very best friend died in a car accident when I was 16 years old. That was the hardest blow emotionally that I have ever had to endure. Suddenly, you realize tomorrow might not come. Now I live by the motto, 'Today is what I have.'
Best friends are forever. That's why they're called BFFs.
I love true love, and I'm a woman who wants to be married for a lifetime. That traditional life is something that I want.
We want all our friends to tell us our bad qualities; it is only the particular ass that does so whom we can't tolerate.
The mere process of growing old together will make the slightest acquaintance seem a bosom friend.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Man's best support is a very dear friend.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
I met Woz when I was 13, at a friend's garage. He was about 18. He was, like, the first person I met who knew more electronics than I did at that point. We became good friends, because we shared an interest in computer and we had a sense of humor. We pulled all kinds of pranks together.
I just never have really been the kind of person that's out in public being inappropriate, I guess. I like to have fun as much as the next person but I tend to do it in private and just hang out with close friends. If I'm going to go out, I'll just do it with my really good friends.
A civilized nation can have no enemies, and one cannot draw a line across a map, a line that doesn't even exist in nature and say that the ugly enemy lives on the one side, and good friends live on the other.
Did you ever have a conversation with someone who misunderstood everything you had to say? It's exhausting, and the ironic part is that the more you try and explain yourself, the more mixed up things become. Your best friend knows when you're kidding, venting, and tired. He or she knows you and therefore doesn't read into the things you say.
In the misfortunes of our best friends we always find something not altogether displeasing to us.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
friends are like stars. You do not see all the time, but you know they are there
Well, Bud," he said, looking at me, "I'll be damned if you don't go to a lot of trouble to have your fun. Kidnapping, then fighting. What do you do on your holidays? Burn houses?
May God defend me from my friends: I can defend myself from my enemies.
I don't know why my parents split up. I guess they just drifted apart, but I do know they stayed very good friends.
They had battled and bloodied one another, they had kept secrets, broken hearts, lied, betrayed, exiled, they had walked away, said goodbye and sworn it was forever, and somehow, every time, they had mended, they had forgiven, they had survived. Some mistakes could never be fixed - some, but not all. Some people can't be driven away, no matter how hard you try. Some friendships won't break.
The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. And that's what you've given me. That's what I'd hoped to give you forever
Friendship- my definition- is built on two things. Respect and trust. Both elements have to be there. And it has to be mutual. You can have respect for someone, but if you don't have trust, the friendship will crumble.
True love is no game of the faint-hearted and the weak; it is born of strength and understanding.
Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken it can rarely be put back together exactly the same way.
Five days a week I drive from our home to the Episcopal Cathedral Center of Los Angeles where I have an office, my computer, and a wonderful sense of community - especially nurtured by the presence of several younger gay men and women who are good friends.
Reverend Malcolm Boyd
It is amazing to me, now, how such wild imaginings and philosophies - inspired by a night charged with frights and calamities - made such perfectly good sense to Owen Meany and me, but good friends are nothing to each other if they are not supportive.
Lend money to an enemy, and thou will gain him, to a friend and thou will lose him.
My friend is he who will tell me my faults in private.
Solomon Ibn Gabirol
I have learned that to have a good friend is the purest of all God's gifts, for it is a love that has no exchange of payment.
If you make your best friend and your significant other the same person, you don't have to disconnect to go tell your girlfriend everything.
We were playing a small club in San Diego and the power had gone out in the building. Eddie had a lighter and kept us lit backstage. We became very good friends and spent a lot of time together including hearing Eddie sing in some of the bands he was in at the time.
Martin is your best friend, isn't he?' a sweet and well-intentioned girl once said when both of us were present: it was the only time I ever felt awkward about this precious idea, which seemed somehow to risk diminishment if it were uttered aloud.
The worst solitute is to be destitute of true friendship.
Your love is all that I was waiting for and now that I feel it ...oh man...what I thought was not even quarter of what I thought it really was.
Mia,” Kim said, an edge of warning in her voice signaling the end of her patience. “You’re starting to act like one of those girls. Do you need to get me a gun?
You have the rest of your lives to catch up together. After all, soulmates always end up together. [...] Ey-girlfriends are easily forgotten. Best friends stay with you for ever.
Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
Honore de Balzac
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
My mum is my best friend.
He that is thy friend indeed, - He will help thee in thy need: - If thou sorrow, he will weep; - If you wake, he cannot sleep; - Thus of every grief in heart - He with thee doth bear a part.
Even the utmost good-will and harmony and practical kindness are not sufficient for Friendship, for Friends do not live in harmony merely, as some say, but in melody. We do not wish for Friends to feed and clothe our bodies-neighbors are kind enough for that-but to do the like office to our spirits.
Henry David Thoreau
Would you hurt a man keenest strike at his self-love?
Doesn't this quote just call up feelings of comfort and home? Comparing friendship to the nest a bird lives in and builds with loving determination reminds me that having a solid relationship takes work and dedication. And yet, when you succeed in crafting a friendship, you can rest in the comfort it provides.
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