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True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.

A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.
The glory of friendship is not in the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is in the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him.
The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
A true friend is one soul in two bodies.
Friendships that have stood the test of time and chance are surely best, Brows may wrinkle, hair grow gray, Friendship never knows decay.
One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
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.
Never shall I forget the time I spent with you. Please continue to be my friend, as you will always find me yours.
Without friends, no one would want to live, even if he had all other goods.
Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.
There can be no friendship where there is no freedom. Friendship loves a free air, and will not be fenced up in straight and narrow enclosures.
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow; Don't walk behind me, I may not lead; Walk beside me, and just be my friend.
Being taken for granted can be a compliment. It means you've become a comfortable, trusted element in another person's life.
Stay is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary.
A faithful friend is the medicine of life.
Your friends will know you better in the first minute they meet you than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.
Grief can take care of itself; but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. The conviction of the rich that the poor are happier is no more foolish than the conviction of the poor that the rich are.
The rule of friendship means there should be mutual sympathy between them, each supplying what the other lacks and trying to benefit the other, always using friendly and sincere words.
Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend -- or a meaningful day.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Can miles truly separate us from friends? If we want to be with someone we love, aren't we already there?
Friendship is essentially a partnership.
Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Friendship is to be purchased only by friendship. A man may have authority over others, but he can never have their hearts but by giving his own.
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for 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.
Your friend is that man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Friendship is genuine when two friends can enjoy each others company without speaking a word to one another.
Some friends play at friendship, but a true friend sticks closer than one's nearest kin. [Proverbs 18:24]
Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.
A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.
A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure.
False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.

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