What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
When the snows fall and the white winds blow, the lone wolf dies but the pack survives.
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.
It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.
A friend may be waiting behind a stranger's face.
Love + Friendship quotes ⇑Love Quotes
Friendship is the touchstone by which we may know the purity of any relationship, human or divine. It has the sweetness of all forms of love without their contamination.
Marriage between man and woman is for the purpose of each partner helping to uplift the other in a commitment of divine friendship, love, and loyalty that will move both souls closer to their true nature
No matter how unpleasant it is to tell a friend that he is wrong, you must say it with love in your heart and stand firm on it
You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.
It gives me strength to have somebody to fight for; I can never fight for myself, but, for others, I can kill.
A guy and a girl can be just friends, but at one point or another, they will fall for each other... Maybe temporarily, maybe at the wrong time, maybe too late, or maybe forever
Don't pray for home or for money or for love or for friendship. Don't pray for anything of this world. Enjoy only what the Lord gives to you. All else leads to delusion.
There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.
No human relation gives one possession in another-every two souls are absolutely different. In friendship or in love, the two side by side raise hands together to find what one cannot reach alone.
Can miles truly separate you from friends... If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there?
One day, when I am a braver man, I will tell her these things, and then I will look her in the eye tell her I love her and ask her to be only mine. But until that day, we're just friends.
We always see our worst selves. Our most vulnerable selves. We need someone else to get close enough to tell us we're wrong. Someone we trust.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you... I could walk through my garden forever.
So long as we love- we serve; so long as we are loved by others, I would almost say that we are indispensable; and no man is useless while he has a friend.
There are so many men, all endlessly attempting to sweep me off my feet. And there is one of you, trying just the opposite. Making sure my feet are firm beneath me, lest I fall.
The treasure of friendship is your richest possession, because it goes with you beyond this life. All the true friends you have made you will meet again in the home of the Father, for real love is never lost.
Short + Friendship quotes ⇑Short Quotes
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Do not keep company with people unless you are prepared to give them your full attention
It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"
There's not a word yet, for old friends who've just met.
Two things you will never have to chase: True friends & true love.
A real friend isn't capable of feeling sorry for you.
Libraries are our friends.
All Friendship Quotes ⇑
You meet people who forget you. You forget people you meet. But sometimes you meet those people you can't forget. Those are your friends
I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.
I'm a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down.
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.
Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.
Tell me what kind of company a person keeps and I will tell you what he is.
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.
Surround yourself with people whose definition of you is not based on your history, but your destiny.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
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.
Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart
Friendship is everything. Friendship is more than talent. It is more than the government. It is almost the equal of family
Just thinking about a friend makes you want to do a happy dance, because a friend is someone who loves you in spite of your faults.
Real value isn't in what you own, drive, wear or live. The greater value is found in love and life, health and strength, friends and family!
Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys and dividing our grief
We are like islands in the sea, separate on the surface but connected in the deep.
We know from daily life that we exist for other people first of all, for whose smiles and well-being our own happiness depends.
Treat your men as you would your own beloved sons. And they will follow you into the deepest valley.
You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.
You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.
Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.
Don't be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.
Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is made of dearer stuff than the one who stays away.
When friendships are real, they are not glass threads or frost work, but the solidest things we can know.
Don't walk in front of me... I may not follow; Don't walk behind me... I may not lead; Walk beside me... just be my friend
There is nothing more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.
Be careful who you call your friends. I'd rather have four quarters than one hundred pennies.
Friendship with oneself is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Things that matter are not easy. Feelings of happiness are easy. Happiness is not. Flirting is easy. Love is not. Saying you're friends is easy. Being friends is not.
Never leave a friend behind. Friends are all we have to get us through this life--and they are the only things from this world that we could hope to see in the next.
Time doesn't take away from friendship, nor does separation.
Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.
The relationship that exists between friends is the grandest of human loves. Friendly love is pure, because it is without compulsion
Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.
We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.
True friendship consists in being mutually useful in offering one's friend good cheer in distress, sympathy in sorrow, advice in trouble, and material help in times of real need.
One who has given his friendship to another gladly foregoes selfish pleasures or self-interest for the sake of his friend's happiness, without consciousness of loss or sacrifice, and without counting the cost.
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.
Time that withers you will wither me. We will fall like ripe fruit and roll down the grass together. Dear friend, let me lie beside you watching the clouds until the earth covers us and we are gone.
One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, and compassion
the companions of our childhood always possess a certain power over our minds which hardly any later friend can obtain.
We always enjoy the company of those who flatter us, but this weakens us. We should prefer the company of those who tell us the truth and help us to be better.
Anybody can look at you. It's quite rare to find someone who sees the same world you see.
Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend's success.
Don't be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.
If you care about somebody, you should want them to be happy. Even if you wind up being left out.
We live, in fact, in a world starved for solitude, silence, and private: and therefore starved for meditation and true friendship.
Never forget that once upon a time, in an unguarded moment, you recognized yourself as a friend.
When you part from your friend, you grieve not; For that which you love most in him may be clearer in his absence, as the mountain to the climber is clearer from the plain.
I hold this to be the highest task of a bond between two people: that each should stand guard over the solitude of the other.
No man can be called friendless who has God and the companionship of good books.
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.
We need Joy as we need air. We need Love as we need water. We need each other as we need the earth we share.
The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.
I don't suppose you have many friends. Neither do I. I don't trust people who say they have a lot of friends. It's a sure sign that they don't really know anyone.
I hadn't been in proper school in three years. My parents were my two best friends. My third best friend was an author who did not know I existed.
I was tired of pretending that I was someone else just to get along with people, just for the sake of having friendships.
One must practice celibacy and absolutely forget sex if one wants to know divine love through friendship; then friendship nurtures the cultivation of divine love.
Watson. Come at once if convenient. If inconvenient, come all the same.
I love walking into a bookstore. It's like all my friends are sitting on shelves, waving their pages at me.
Two persons who unite their lives to help each other toward divine realization are founding their marriage on the right basis: unconditional friendship
We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship is formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over; so in a series of kindnesses there is at last one which makes the heart run over.
To be spiritual is to be broad, to understand and forgive, and to be a friend to all.
Friendship consists in rejoicing in the good fortune of one's friends and in sympathizing with them in adversity
The spiritual purpose of family life is to expand one's consciousness through the cultivation of purifying divine love and friendship that is not conditioned by sex or any selfish motivation
I don't trust anybody. Not anybody. And the more that I care about someone, the more sure I am they're going to get tired of me and take off.
Growing apart doesn't change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I'm glad for that.
I am always saying "Glad to've met you" to somebody I'm not at all glad I met. If you want to stay alive, you have to say that stuff, though.
Seek your friends of past incarnations in order that you may continue your friendship with them in this life, and perfect it into divine friendship. One lifetime is not always sufficient to achieve the perfection of unconditional divine love
Great! He has indigestion, so let's torture him with cake.
I claim you, Rowan Whitethorn. I don't care what you say and how much you protest. I claim you as my friend.
I wanted to be one of those people who have streaks to maintain, who scorch the ground with their intensity. But for now, at least I knew such people, and they needed me, just like comets need tails.
To ignore or abuse friendship is an affront to God.
There are some things you can't share without ending up liking each other, and knocking out a twelve-foot mountain troll is one of them.
Make every effort to rediscover your friends of past incarnations, whom you may recognize through familiar physical, mental, and spiritual qualities.
the only way Bex would miss this would be if she were unconscious. And tied up. And in a concrete bunker. In Siberia.
We met less than a week ago and in that time I've done nothing but lie and cheat and betray you. I know. But if you give me a chance...all I want is to protect you. To be near you. For as long as I'm able.
When true friendship exists between two souls and they seek spiritual love and God's love together, when their only wish is to be of service to each other, their friendship produces the flame of Spirit.
Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh!" he whispered. "Yes, Piglet?" "Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw. "I just wanted to be sure of you.
I don't feel very much like Pooh today," said Pooh. "There there," said Piglet. "I'll bring you tea and honey until you do.
You had to know a person well to make them laugh like that.