It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
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.
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
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 curing, not healing...that is a friend who cares.
When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving much advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a gentle and tender hand.
A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.
The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
Keep what is worth keeping and with the breath of kindness blow the rest away.
The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over.
Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.