Saturday, 1 October 2011


He that wrongs a friend wrongs himself more, and ever bears about a silent court of justice in his breast, himself the judge and jury, and himself the prisoner at the bar ever condemned. - Lord Alfred Tennyson

I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s face it, friends make life a lot more fun. - Charles R. Swindoll 

A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity. - Robert Hall

If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends – you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue. - Alice Duer Miller

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you. - Dale Carnegie

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind. - The Buddha

I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship. - Pietro Aretino

This communicating of a Man’s Self to his Friend works two contrary effects; for it redoubleth Joys, and cutteth Griefs in halves. - Francis Bacon 

Could we see when and where we are to meet again, we would be more tender when we bid our friends goodbye. - Marie Louise De La Ramee

To go through life without a true friend is to have missed one of the most satisfying and challenging of human experience. - Leo Buscaglia

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