Being A Good Friend Quotes by George Eliot, Henri Nouwen, Edith Wharton, Marcel Proust, Benjamin Disraeli, Marian Anderson and many others.
Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.
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.
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.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.
Every one has a gift for something, even if it is the gift of being a good friend.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
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.
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.
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Two are better than one,because they have a good reward for their labor. For if they fall, the one will lif’ up his fellow, but woe to him that is alone when he falleth, for he hath not another to help him up.
A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.
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.
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.
A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud.
We have been friends together
In sunshine and in shade.
In sunshine and in shade.