Sunday, August 1, 2010

Friendship Quotes and a Verse...

Friendship Quotes and a Verse

"If one person falls, the other can reach out and help.
But someone who falls alone is in real trouble."
- Ecclesiastes 4:10

"Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art...
it has no survival value; rather it is one of those things
that give value to survival."
- C. S. Lewis

"Without friends, no one would choose to live,
though he had all other goods."
- Aristotle

"How rare and wonderful is that flash of a moment when
we realize we have discovered a friend."
- William Rotsler

"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."
- George Washington

"Friendship is a union of spirits, a marriage of hearts,
and the bond there of virtue."
- Samuel Johnson

“A true friend gives freely,
advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly,
takes all patiently, defends courageously,
and continues a friend unchangeably.”
- William Penn

"Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil."
- Baltasar Gracian

"False friendships, like the ivy, decays and ruins the
walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and
animation to the object it supports."
- Richard Burton

"We love those who know the worst of us and
don't turn their faces away."
- Walker Percy

"Some people go to priests; others to poetry;
I to my friends."
- Virginia Woolf

"'Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense,
and have her nonsense respected."
- Charles Lamb

1 comment:

  1. True stuff, Val. I sure have collected a room full of false friends over the years.


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