"You can't stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others
to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes."
- A. A. Milne, 'Winnie The Pooh'
"Fate chooses our relatives, we choose our friends."
- Jacques Delille
"What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship?
Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun.
A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
"A friend you have to buy won't be worth what
you pay for him."
- George Dennison Prentice
"A friend is someone who lets you have total
freedom to be yourself."
- Jim Morrison
"To have a good friend is one of the highest delights in life;
to be a good friend is one of the noblest and most
- Author Unknown
"Every man rejoices twice when he has a partner in his joy.
He who shares tears with us wipes them away. He divides them
in two, and he who laughs with us makes the joy double."
- Bishop Fulton J. Sheen
"When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there
is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it."
- Edgar Watson Howe
"A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one
who is at hand. Is not the mountain far more awe-inspiring and
more clearly visible to one passing through the valley than to
those who inhabit the mountain?"
- Kahlil Gibran
"To find a friend one must close one eye - to keep him, two."
- Norman Douglas
"The holy passion of friendship is so sweet and steady and
loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole
lifetime, if not asked to lend money."
- Mark Twain