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The holy passion of friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.

The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself.
Those that are a friend to themselves are sure to be a friend to all.
Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.
He who has not the weakness of friendship has not the strength.
Friendship Never explain -- your friends do not need it, and your enemies will not believe it anyway. A real friend never gets in your way, unless you happen to be on the way down. A friend is someone you can do nothing with and enjoy it. However much we guard ourselves against it, we tend to shape ourselves in the image others have of us. It is not so much the example of others we imitate, as the reflection of ourselves in their eyes and the echo of ourselves in their words.
Friends show their love in times of trouble...
Go oft to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke the unused path.
Thank You Friend I never came to you, my friend, and went away without some new enrichment of the heart; More faith and less of doubt, more courage in the days ahead. And often in great need coming to you, I went away comforted indeed. How can I find the shining word, the glowing phrase that tells all that your love has meant to me, all that your friendship spells? There is no word, no phrase for you on whom I so depend. All I can say to you is this, God bless you precious friend.
Every murderer is probably somebody's old friend.
The dearest friend on earth is a mere shadow compared to Jesus Christ.
Without friends the world is but a wilderness. There is no man that imparteth his joys to his friends, but he joyeth the more; and no man that imparteth his grieves to his friend, but he grieveth the less.
Think where man's glory most begins and ends, And say my glory was I had such friends.
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.
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
The book is closed, the year is done, The pages full of tasks begun. A little joy, a little care, Along with dreams, are written there. This new day brings another year, Renewing hope, dispelling fear. And we may find before the end, A deep content, another friend.
No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.
Friendship is a priceless treasure never to be bought or sold -- it can only be cherished.
The miracle of friendship can be spoken without words... hearing unspoken needs, recognizing secret dreams, understanding the silent things that only true friend know.
Friendship is love with understanding.
The essence of true friendship is to make allowance for another's little lapses.
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with the part of another; people are friends in spots.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
A man should choose a friend who is better than himself. There are plenty of acquaintances in the world; but very few real friends.
Do not tell a friend anything you would conceal from an enemy.
Friends will keep you sane, Love could fill your heart, A lover can warm your bed, But lonely is the soul without a mate.
The imaginary friends I had as a kid dropped me because their friends thought I didn't exist.
I shot an arrow into the air, It fell to earth, I knew not where; For so swiftly it flew, the sight Could not follow it in its flight. I breathed a song into the air, It fell to earth, I knew not where; For, who has sight so keen and strong That it can follow the flight of song? Long, long afterward, in an oak I found the arrow, still unbroken; And the song, from beginning to end, I found again in the heart of a friend.
A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your successes.
Two friends, two bodies with one soul inspired.
Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
Every man passes his life in the search after friendship.
We talk of choosing our friends, but friends are self-elected
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.
Friendship is held to be the severest test of character. It is easy, we think, to be loyal to a family and clan, whose blood is in your own veins. Love between a man and a woman is founded on the mating instinct and is not free from desire and self-seeking. But to have a friend and to be true under any and all trials is the mark of a man!
A good motto is: Use friendliness but do not use your friends.
And what a delight it is to make friends with someone you have despised.
Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their best light.
Be more prompt to go to a friend in adversity than in prosperity.