Best Friends Quotes

I felt it shelter to speak to you.

When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is a friend who cares.

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.

A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.

Ah, how good it feels! The hand of an old friend.

You can always tell a real friend: when you’ve made a fool of yourself he doesn’t feel you’ve done a permanent job.

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.

A good friend is a connection to life — a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world.

I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.