Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Best Friend Quotes

Best Friend Quotes

True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable. ~Dave Tyson Gentry

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

The language of friendship is not words but meanings. ~Henry David Thoreau

She is a friend of mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order. It's good, you know, when you got a woman who is a friend of your mind. ~Toni Morrison, Beloved

Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend. ~Plautus

If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give. ~George MacDonald

Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts. ~Margaret Lee Runbeck, Answer Without Ceasing

Yes we are [friends] and I do like to pass the day with you in serious and inconsequential chatter. I wouldn't mind washing up beside you, dusting beside you, reading the back half of the paper while you read the front. We are friends and I would miss you, do miss you and think of you very often. I don't want to lose this happy space where I have found someone who is smart and easy and doesn't bother to check her diary when we arrange to meet. ~Jeanette Winterson, Written on the Body, 1992

It takes a long time to grow an old friend. ~John Leonard

The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship. ~William Blake

A true friend unbosoms freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably. ~William Penn

I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing. ~Katherine Mansfield

We have been friends together
In sunshine and in shade.
~Caroline Sheridan Norton

Friends are the sailors who guide your rickety boat safely across the dangerous waters of life. ~Sare and Cate

The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is made of dearer stuff than the one who stays away. ~Barbara Kingsolver

There is one friend in the life of each of us who seems not a separate person, however dear and beloved, but an expansion, an interpretation, of one's self, the very meaning of one's soul. ~Edith Wharton

I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar. ~Robert Brault,

Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive. ~Anäis Nin

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ah, how good it feels! The hand of an old friend. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Friendship is one mind in two bodies. ~Menclus

In my friend, I find a second self. ~Isabel Norton

A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud. I am arrived at last in the presence of a man so real and equal, that I may drop even those undermost garments of dissimulation, courtesy, and second thought, which men never put off, and may deal with him with the simplicity and wholeness with which one chemical atom meets another. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow. ~Swedish Proverb

Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all out, just as they are, chaff and grain together, certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness blow the rest away. ~Dinah Craik

I felt it shelter to speak to you. ~Emily Dickinson

No road is long with good company. ~Turkish Proverb

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. ~Marcel Proust

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