Good friends are priceless.
Our life is so much richer because of friends who enter our lives along the way. Some stay for short duration and some stay with us all along the way.
They give condiment to these lives we lead. We are truly fortunate to have them in our lives. Enjoy this day, Friendship Friday!
“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” ― Mark Twain
“It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche
“Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind.
“Pooh!” he whispered.
“Nothing,” said Piglet, taking Pooh’s paw. “I just wanted to be sure of you.”
― A.A. Milne,
“There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.” ― Linda Grayson
“I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.” ― Helen Keller
“Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.” ― Sarah Dessen,
“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.” ― C.S. Lewis,
“What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.” ― Aristotle
“Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” ― Muhammad Ali
“No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.” ― Alice Walker
“Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?” ― Abraham Lincoln
“If you have two friends in your lifetime, you’re lucky. If you have one good friend, you’re more than lucky.” ― S.E. Hinton
“Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.” ― William Shakespeare,
“The best mirror is an old friend.” ― George Herbert
“The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is made of dearer stuff than the one who stays away.” ― Barbara Kingsolver
“Good friends help you to find important things when you have lost them… your smile, your hope, and your courage.” –Doe Zantamata
“One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.”Seneca
“Silence make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying, but the never needing to say that counts.”Margaret Lee Runbeck
“It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.”Ralph Waldo Emerson
“What is a friend? I will tell you… it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.:Frank Crane
“Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.”Friedrich Nietzsche
“Much of the vitality in a friendship lies in the honoring of differences, not simply in the enjoyment of similarities.”Unknown
“You can make more friends in two months by becoming really interested in other people, than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.”Bernard Meltzer
“Confidence is the foundation of friendship. If we give it, we will receive it.”Harry E. Humphreys, Jr.
“Close friends are truly life’s treasures. Sometimes they know us better than we know ourselves. With gentle honesty, they are there to guide and support us, to share our laughter and our tears. Their presence reminds us that we are never really alone.”Vincent van Gogh
“We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.”Dalai Lama
“It takes a long time to grow an old friend.”John Leonard
“Friendship is comfort knowing that even when you feel all alone, you aren’t.”-Unknown
“A man’s friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.”Charles Darwin
“A friend is one who walks in when others walk out.”Walter Winchell
“If you have one true friend, you have more than your share.”Thomas Fuller
“You have been my friends. That in itself is a tremendous thing.”E.B. White
“My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.”Henry Ford
“Friends are the most important ingredient in the recipe called life.”-Unknown
“My friends are my estate.”Emily Dickinson
“A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.”Arnold H. Glasow
“I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.”Plutarch
“A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are.”-Unknown
“My friends have made the story of my life. In a thousand ways they have turned my limitations into beautiful privileges and enabled me to walk serene and happy in the shadow cast by my desperation.”Helen Keller
“The greatest sweetener of human life is friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.”Joseph Addison
“Friends are people who know you really well and like you anyway.”Greg Tamblyn
“The sincere friends of this world are as ship lights in the stormiest of nights.”Giotto di Bondone
“Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself.”Confucius
“Wherever you are, it’s your friends who make your world.”William James
“True friendship is seen through the heart not through the eyes.”Unknown
“It’s a good thing to be rich and a good thing to be strong, but it is a better thing to be beloved of many friends.”Oliver Wendell Holmes
“As soon as you try to describe a close friendship, it loses something.”Dean Smith
“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.”A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
“No road is long with good company.”Turkish Proverb
“Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.”Khalil Gibran
Importance of Friendship and teamwork
The video below is an amazing example how trust in your friend and colleague along with teamwork can achieve spectacular things.
The military and sports teams are prime examples of this. Have you ever seen poor teamwork win championships? In battle, it could mean life and death.
If you have friends you can depend on, and trust like the soldiers are to each other below, you are truly blessed.
Let’s be that friend if you don’t have one today. We can overcome all obstacles working together.