"Friendship is a sheltering tree."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
"True friendship is a plant of slow growth."
- George Washington
“Friends are helpful not only because they will listen to us,
but because they will laugh at us; Through them we learn a little
objectivity, a little modesty, a little courtesy; We learn the rules
of life and become better players of the game.”
- Will Durant
"The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The finest kind of friendship is between people who expect
a great deal of each other but never ask it."
- Sylvia Bremer
"The difference between friendship and love is how much
you can hurt each other."
- Ashleigh Brilliant
"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."
- Lois Wyse
"Life without friendship would be like a day without sunshine,
a flower without fragrance."
- Helen Farries
"Do not protect yourself by a fence but rather by your friends."
- A Czech Proverb
"Count your joys instead of your woes.
Count your friends instead of your foes."
- An Irish Proverb
"A man can not be said to succeed in this life who does not
satisfy one friend."
- Henry David Thoreau
"If there ever comes a day when we can't be together,
keep me in your heart, I'll stay there forever."
- A. A. Milne, 'Winnie The Pooh'