When two friends understand each other totally, the words are soft and strong like an orchid's perfume.— Sara Jeannette Duncan
Unbelievable Intimate 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 is the one who holds your hand and touches your heart.
You may depend upon it that he is a good man whose intimate friends are all good, and whose enemies are decidedly bad.
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
Where a blood relation sobs, an intimate friend should choke up, a distant acquaintance should sigh, a stranger should merely fumble sympathetically with his handkerchief.
one's enjoyment is doubled when one can share it with a friend - and where can one find a more affectionate, a more intimate friend than in one's own family?
The most intimate motions within the depths of our souls are not completely our own. For they belong also to our friends, to humankind, to the universe, and the Ground of all being, the aim of our life.
Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.
A bosom friend - an intimate friend, you know - a really kindred spirit to whom I can confide my inmost soul.
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few.
The world was hers for the reading.
Be with those who bring out the best in you, not the stress in you.
Let your intimate friends be chosen from such as are better informed than yourself.
To have a great man for an intimate friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it; those who have, fear it. [Lat., Dulcis inexpertis cultura potentis amici; Expertus metuit.]
Writing should ... be as spontaneous and urgent as a letter to a lover, or a message to a friend who has just lost a parent ... and writing is, in the end, that oddest of anomalies: an intimate letter to a stranger
Your strongest muscle
Nature is our kindest friend and best critic in experimental science if we only allow her intimations to fall unbiased on our minds.
The feminine in each of us longs for deeper love and tries to find it in intimate relationship, family, or friends.
After a person dies, his biographers feel free to give him a glittering list of intimate friends. Anecdotes are so much tastier spiced with expensive names.
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
Wrongs are often forgiven, but contempt never is.
Our pride remembers it forever. It implies a discovery of weakness, which we are more careful to conceal than a crime. Many a man will confess his crimes to a friend; but I never knew a man that would tell his silly weaknesses to his most intimate one.
In private conversation between intimate friends, the wisest men very often talk like the weakest : for indeed the talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud.
From that time on, the world was hers for the reading.
She would never be lonely again, never miss the lack of intimate friends. Books became her friends and there was one for every mood.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
I believe one of the best preparations for marriage is participating in a small group. If a person has learned to be intimate and honest with a few friends before they get married, they will have less reason to fear intimacy after they are married.
We do not always proclaim loudly the most important thing we have to say.
Nor do we always privately share it with those closest to us, our intimate friends, those who have been most devotedly ready to receive our confession.
I asked a lot of friends and people I'd meet, "Can you tell me a story of a micro-aggression that happened to you in a place you didn't expect it to happen?" I wasn't interested in scandal, or outrageous moments. I was interested in the surprise of the intimate, or the surprise of the ordinary.
Spend time with those you love. One of these days you will say either: "I wish I had" or "I'm glad I did".
Love a friend, love a wife, something, whatever you like, but one must love with a lofty and serious intimate sympathy, with strength, with intelligence, and one must always try to know deeper, better, and more.
Thus nature has no love for solitude, and always leans, as it were, on some support; and the sweetest support is found in the most intimate friendship.
I want a sofa, as I want a friend, upon which I can repose familiarly.
If you can't have intimate terms and freedom with one and the other, they are of no good.
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
I cried sobbingly until at last those visions reeking with blood came to comfort me. And then I surrendered myself to them, to those deplorably brutal visions, my most intimate friends.
I've always wanted male friends that I could be real intimate with and talk about important things with and be as affectionate with that person as I would be with a girl.
I have always kept my personal relationships pretty private, whether it's intimate or my family or friends - at least in videos. It's always been something that I've sworn off from sharing online.
Friendship picks you up when the world lets you down.
Eventually soulmates meet, for they have the same hiding place.
Like an enemy I knew as intimately as any friend, I came to know the nagging, constant emptiness of the incongruent life. I ignored myself and lived for people, purposes, and goals that weren't my own. I betrayed who I was and instead accepted a fictional substitute that was defined from the outside in.
Beautiful and rich is an old friendship, Grateful to the touch as ancient ivory, Smooth as aged wine, or sheen of tapestry Where light has lingered, intimate and long. Full of tears and warm is an old friendship That asks no longer deeds of gallantry, Or any deed at all- save that the friend shall be Alive and breathing somewhere, like a song.
A friend to all is a friend to none.
Talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud.
I never had intimate friends, and the few who came close are in New York.
By which I mean they're dead, because that's where I suppose condemned souls go in order not to endure the truth of their past lives.
One may discover a new side to his most intimate friend when for the first time he hears him speak in public. He will be stranger to him as he is more familiar to the audience. The longest intimacy could not foretell how he would behave then
I want to know what it is to build the foundation of the friendship for real, to have my best friend and not because we're just intimate, but because we're mentally intimate. So I'm waiting for that person to come into my life.
As far as I am concerned, the greatest suffering is to feel alone, unwanted, unloved. The greatest suffering is also having no one, forgetting what an intimate, truly human relationship is, not knowing what it means to be loved, not having a family or friends.