If friends disappoint you over and over, that's in large part your own fault. Once someone has shown a tendency to be self-centered, you need to recognize that and take care of yourself; people aren't going to change simply because you want them to.— Oprah Winfrey
Off-limits Friendship Over quotations
I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.
To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
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 is someone who never gets tired listening to your pointless drama over and over again.
An apology is the superglue of life. It can repair just about anything.
As for rosemary, I let it run all over my garden walls, not only because my bees love it but because it is the herb sacred to remembrance and to friendship, whence a sprig of it hath a dumb language.
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
He who has one enemy shall meet him everywhere.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Love is friendship that has caught fire.
... Love is content with the present, it hopes for the future, and it doesn't brood over the past. It's the day-in and day-out chronicle of irritations, problems, compromises, small disappointments, big victories and working toward common goals. If you have love in your life it can make up for a great many things you lack. If you don't have it, no matter what else there is, it's not enough.
Stay close to people who feel like sunlight.
Dogs, bless them, operate on the premise that human beings are fragile and require incessant applications of affection and reassurance. The random lick of a hand and the furry chin draped over the instep are calculated to let the shaky owner know that a friend is nearby.
There can be no Friendship where there is no Freedom.
Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing.
There is a time for silence. A time to let go... And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over.
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship is formed.
As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over; so in a series of kindnesses there is at last one which makes the heart run over.
An honest answer is the sign of true friendship.
A friend's loyalty lasts longer than their memory.
Over the course of a long friendship, you might fight with your friend, even get angry with them. But a true friend will forget that anger after a while, because their loyalty to their friend outweighs the memory of the disagreement.
How amazing is it to find someone who wants to hear about all the things that go in your head.
Sisters define their rivalry in terms of competition for the gold cup of parental love. It is never perceived as a cup which runneth over, rather a finite vessel from which the more one sister drinks, the less is left over for the others.
The great motherhood friendships are the ones in which two women can admit [how difficult mothering is] quietly to each other, over cups of tea at a table sticky with spilled apple juice and littered with markers without tops.
In friendship let there be laughter and sharing of pleasures.
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
The great charm of poetry consists in lively pictures of the sublime passions, magnanimity, courage, disdain of fortune; or thoseof the tender affections, love and friendship; which warm the heart, and diffuse over it similar sentiments and emotions.
I said, wouldn't it be nice, instead of having these women fight with each other over men, which seems to be more of a cliche, wouldn't it be wonderful if they were the true comrades and it took these men much more time to infiltrate their friendships.
I'm 40 years old now and I have my friends from five years old up to 40, over 20 lifelong friends I have. And you can't keep that. You can't have that kind of friendship with people for 40 years from childhood friends if you're not an honorable person and if you're not a respectful person. And that's exactly what I am.
Friendship picks you up when the world lets you down.
The friendship of Shostakovich cast a brilliant light over my whole life and whose spiritual qualities captured my soul once and for all time.
In the world which we know, among the different and primitive geniuses that preside over the evolution of the several species, there exists not one, excepting that of the dog, that ever gave a thought to the presence of man.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
There's no time like the present, No present like time.
And life can be over in the space of a rhyme. There's no gift like friendship And no love like mine. Give me your love to treasure through time.
There is yet a silent agony in which the mind appears to disdain all external help, and broods over its distresses with gloomy reserve. This is the most dangerous state of mind; accidents or friendships may lessen the louder kinds of grief, but all remedies for this must be had from within, and there despair too often finds the most deadly enemy.
A wound in the friendship of young persons, as in the bark of young trees, may be so grown over as to leave no scar. The case is very different in regard to old persons and old timber. The reason of this may be accountable from the decline of the social passions, and the prevalence of spleen, suspicion, and rancor towards the latter part of life.
A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.
It was the class and dignity which he led his life that made him part of all of us. I will forever treasure the close friendship we shared over the years.
Friendships last when each friend thinks he has a slight superiority over the other.
I'm Sorry are two of the most powerful words in our language, especially when they are not flipped blithely over the shoulder but spoken from the heart. They help restore order, balance, harmony. They reduce pain. They heal broken friendship. If they were medecine, they'd be called a miracle.
True friendship isn't about being inseparable, it's being separated
I love going out every day and training and being part of the team, and having friendships built up over a number of years. It's those aspects of sport that I feel are really important.
Long friendships are like jewels, polished over time to become beautiful and enduring.
You're weird," Nick grumbled, but he turned his face back to critically examine the new hand. "You're weird," Jamie returned. "As soon as this whole magical war is over, I'm going to make us some friendship bracelets, and we will wear them everywhere because we are best friends." "Drop dead," said Nick, and Jamie looked serenely pleased.
Friendship is to be purchased only by friendship.
A man may have authority over others, but he can never have their hearts but by giving his own.
We all lose friends.. we lose them in death, to distance and over time. But even though they may be lost, hope is not. The key is to keep them in your heart, and when the time is right, you can pick up the friendship right where you left off. Even the lost find their way home when you leave the light on.