"Friendship is one mind in two bodies."
"He that is thy friend indeed, he will help thee in they need."
- William Shakespeare
"Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to
another, 'What! You too? I thought I was the only one.'"
- C. S. Lewis
"Keep away from those who try to belittle your ambitions.
Small people always do that, but the really great make you
believe that you, too, can become great."
- Mark Twain
"We shall never have friends if we expect
to find them without fault."
- Thomas Fuller
"A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good
egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked."
- Bernard Meltzer
"It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly
frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not."
- Mignon McLaughlin
"The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair
or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and
bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing... not healing,
not curing... that is a friend who cares."
- Henri Nouwen
"No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of
those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth."
- Robert Southey
"Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe,
and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think."
- A. A. Milne, Christopher Robin to Winnie the Pooh
"One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends
can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention."
- Clifton Fadiman
"Friends are the Linus' Blanket of life."
- HBS, Daily Thoughts