Quotes August 03, 2022

Courtesy of Henrik Edberg The Positivity Blog

“It is the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.”

Marlene Dietrich
“There is magic in long-distance friendships. They let you relate to other human beings in a way that goes beyond being physically together and is often more profound.”

Diana Cortes
“Someone to tell it to is one of the fundamental needs of human beings.”

Miles Franklin
“It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.”

“Whenever you’re in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.”
William James
“Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.”

Tennessee Williams
“The tender friendships one gives up, on parting, leave their bite on the heart, but also a curious feeling of a treasure somewhere buried.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
“Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?”

Abraham Lincoln
“A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud. I am arrived at last in the presence of a man so real and equal, that I may drop even those undermost garments of dissimulation, courtesy, and second thought, which men never put off, and may deal with him with the simplicity and wholeness with which one chemical atom meets another.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“The best time to make friends is before you need them.”

Ethel Barrymore
“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
“In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, for in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.”

Khalil Gibran
“Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.”