Top Ten (plus two) Quotes on Friendship

 

10. Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends. Shirley MacLaine
9. Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born. Anais Nin
8. 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. Octavia Butler
7. Share your smile with the world. It’s a symbol of friendship and peace. Christie Brinkley
6. I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing. Katherine Mansfield
5. A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often – just to save it from drying out completely. Pam Brown
4. My parents, and librarians along the way, taught me about the space between words; about the margins, where so many juicy moments of life and spirit and friendship could be found. In a library, you could find miracles and truth and you might find something that would make you laugh so hard that you get shushed, in the friendliest way. Anne Lamott
3. 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
2. The best time to make friends is before you need them. Ethel Barrymore
1. If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own. Charlotte Bronte
+1. It seems to me that trying to live without friends is like milking a bear to get cream for your morning coffee. It is a whole lot of trouble, and then not worth much after you get it. Zora Neale Hurston
+2. Friendship with one’s self is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world. Eleanor Roosevelt

 

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