Be careful who you call your friends. I’d rather have four quarters than one hundred pennies.— Al Capone
Proven Faithful Friends quotations
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 true friend knows your weaknesses but shows you your strenghs;
feels your fears but fortifies your faith; sees your anxieties but frees your spirit; recognizes your disabilities but emphasizes your possibilities.
There is no possession more valuable than a good and faithful friend.
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
The trouble is not in dying for a friend, but in finding a friend worth dying for.
Choose your friends with caution; plan your future with purpose, and frame your life with faith.
I think if I've learned anything about friendship, it's to hang in, stay connected, fight for them, and let them fight for you. Don't walk away, don't be distracted, don't be too busy or tired, don't take them for granted. Friends are part of the glue that holds life and faith together. Powerful stuff.
To trust God in the light is nothing, but to trust him in the dark, that is faith.
Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person;
having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but to pour them all out, just as they are, chaff and grain together, knowing that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and then, with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.
Only music clarifies, reconciles, and consoles.
But it is not a straw just barely clutched at. It is a faithful friend, protector, and comforter, and for its sake alone, life in this world is worth living. Who knows, perhaps in heaven there will be no music. So let us live on the earth while we still have life!
Christ be with me, Christ within me, Christ behind me, Christ before me, Christ beside me, Christ to win me, Christ to comfort me and restore me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me, Christ in quiet, Christ in danger, Christ in hearts of all that love me, Christ in mouth of friend and stranger.
Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.
My own soul is my most faithful friend. My own heart, my truest confidant
Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.
That perfect tranquillity of life, which is nowhere to be found but in retreat, a faithful friend and a good library.
Be with those who bring out the best in you, not the stress in you.
Remember that God is within us when we are in a state of grace and outside of us when we are in a state of sin; but His angel never abandons us. . . He is our most sincere and faithful friend even when we sadden him with our bad behavior.
He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog.
You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion. Our dogs will love and admire the meanest of us, and feed our colossal vanity with their uncritical homage.
Strangers are just friends waiting to happen
Your strongest muscle
Making a hundred friends is not a miracle.
The miracle is to make a single friend who will stand by your side even when hundreds are against you.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
A simple, childlike faith in a Divine Friend solves all the problems that come to us by land or sea
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
The best gifts to give: To your friend, loyalty;
To your enemy, forgiveness; To your boss, service; To a child, a good example; To your parents, gratitude and devotion; To your mate, love and faithfulness; To all men and women, charity.
Writing songs out of my faith was a real natural progression.
I grew up singing in my dad's choir and singing with my family. Christian music became the music that I identified myself with and was a way that I expressed my faith. Even at a public school I would take my Christian music in and play it for my friends.
As impossible, in fact, as keeping the moon.
.. So I looked down the line at all my friends, knowing I would always remember this. And then I turned my gaze back up to the sky, and put my faith in that moon and its return.
Accept what is. Let go what was. Have faith in what will be.
Regard as your most faithful friends, not those who praise everything you say or do, but those who criticize your mistakes.
I find it much easier to counsel than to be counseled, to reach out to a friend in my small group who is feeling insercure than to reveal my own inseurity. The truth is we don't much like being dependent. We don't enjoy admitting how desperately we long for someone's kindness and involvement. It's so humbling.
Even when you have failed, Jesus is right there with you, ready to pick you up and restore you to wholeness. Jesus is a faithful, dependable and trustworthy friend.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
Listen, my friend! Your helplessness is your best prayer.
It calls from your heart to the heart of God with greater effect than all your uttered pleas. He hears it from the very moment that you are seized with helplessness, and He becomes actively engaged at once in hearing and answering the prayer of your helplessness.
Everyone in the world needs someone they can depend on.
Be their faithful friends, determined advocates, or a loving family. But occasionally in life, the people we thought would always be there for us…leave. And if that happens, it’s amazing the lengths we’ll go to, to get them back.
Living faith is above circumstances; no delays can discourage it, no loss of friends or depression in trade can touch it.
Spend time with those you love. One of these days you will say either: "I wish I had" or "I'm glad I did".
Too many Christians have a commitment of convenience.
They'll stay faithful as long as it's safe and doesn't involve risk, rejection, or criticism. Instead of standing alone in the face of challenge or temptation, they check to see which way their friends are going.
If you lose money you lose much, If you lose friends you lose more, If you lose faith you lose all.
I have great faith in fools; My friends call it self-confidence.
Friendship picks you up when the world lets you down.
When the principles that run against your deepest convictions begin to win the day, then the battle is your calling, and peace has become sin. You must at the price of dearest peace lay your convictions bare before friend and enemy with all the fire of your faith.
Agape is disinterested love. . . . Agape does not begin by discriminating between worthy and unworthy people, or any qualities people possess. It begins by loving others for their sakes. . . . Therefore, agape makes no distinction between friend and enemy; it is directed toward both.
I had fun, but I didn't really have anyone i particularly loved except for loving friends. But I have a certain amount of faith that it will come.
Wayne put me right here, that's who I get the paper wit.
I hope that my success never alters our relationship.
Strangers are just friends waiting to happen.
To become a good man, one must have faithful friends, or outright enemies.