Friends make our lives better

on Wednesday, 08 November 2017. Posted in Columns, Opinions

By Brenda Harrison, Editor

Where would we be without friends? Good friends are worth more than gold. Following are some quotes about the importance of friends and friendship:

The act of friendship is different from the act of loving. In a relationship of friendship both parties care for each other and give and receive benefits from each other. This reciprocity may not exist in the act of loving, for we may love someone without our beloved giving anything in return or even knowing that he or she is being loved by us. – Alireza Nurbakhsh

“Good friends are the rare jewels of life... difficult to find and impossible to replace!”– Thomas Jefferson

In life we never lose friends, we simply learn who the real ones are. Author unknown.

True friends are like diamonds, precious and rare. False friends are like leaves, found everywhere. Author unknown.

The only way to have a friend is to be a friend. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Best friends make good times better and hard times easier. Author unknown.

You don’t lose friends, because real friends can never be lost. You lose people masquerading as friends and you’re better for it. – Mandy Hale

Time and good friends are two things that become more valuable the older you get. – Linda Poindexter

The most memorable people in life will be the friends who loved you when you weren’t very lovable. Author unknown

Friendship is not about people who act true to your face. It’s about people who remain true behind your back. – Moosa Rahat

Some talk to you in their free time and some free their time to talk to you. Author unknown. In life have a friend that is like a mirror and a shadow; a mirror doesn’t lie and a shadow never leaves.– Dodinsky

Best friends are the people you can do anything and nothing with and still have the best time. – Susane Pieffer

Real friendship is when your friend comes over to your house and then you both just take a nap. Author unknown

Friendship isn’t about who you’ve known the longest. It’s about who walked into your life and said, “I’m here for you” and proved it. Unknown

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. – Walter Winchell

Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light. – Helen Keller

If you have nothing in life but a good friend, you are rich. – Michelle Kwan