Quote of the day

When you realize who the good people are in your life, you’re so lucky. - Sophia Bush
When you realize who the good people are in your life, you’re so lucky. - Sophia Bush I feel really grateful to the people who encouraged me and helped me develop. Nobody can succeed on their own. - Sheryl Sandberg The language of friendship is not words but meanings.  - Henry David Thoreau It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not. - Mignon McLaughlin I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see. - John Burroughs But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.  - Thomas Jefferson Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends. - Shirley MacLaine Friendship… is not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything. - Muhammad Ali Sometimes it’s a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence. - David Byrne Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness. - Euripides If you want to do really important things in life and big things in life, you can’t do anything by yourself. And your best teams are your friends and your siblings. - Deepak Chopra Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.  - Helen Keller Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. - Marcel Proust Never above you. Never below you. Always beside you. - Walter Winchell The worst solitude is to have no real friendships. - Francis Bacon Everyone is your best friend when you are successful. Make sure that the people that you surround yourself with are also the people that you are not afraid of failing with. - Paula Abdul How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours. - Wayne Dyer It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter. - Marlene Dietrich It’s very easy to be judgmental until you know someone’s truth. - Kate Winslet Make new friends, but keep the old; Those are silver, these are gold. - Joseph Parry The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love. - Hubert H. Humphrey Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. - Khalil Gibran I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing. - Katherine Mansfield It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. - Ralph Waldo Emerson Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence….And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it’s all over. - Octavia Butler Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes. - Friedrich Nietzsche You can’t have friendships that aren’t based on realness. - Chelsea Handler Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts. - Margaret Lee Runbeck When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time. - Maya Angelou I have no methods; all I do is accept people as they are. - Joan Rivers Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless. - Mother Teresa Everyone of us needs to show how much we care for each other and, in the process, care for ourselves. - Princess Diana When the world is so complicated, the simple gift of friendship is within all of our hands. - Maria Shriver True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. - Baltasar Gracian Friends and good manners will carry you where money won’t go. - Margaret Walker The quickest way to be a little bit happier and more engaged in your job is to spend some time thinking about developing closer friendships. - Tom Rath Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any other fragile and precious thing. - Randolph Bourne If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want. - Zig Ziglar A man’s growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends. - Ralph Waldo Emerson If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. - Mother Teresa Be strong, be fearless, be beautiful. And believe that anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you. - Misty Copeland Love is misunderstood to be an emotion; actually, it is a state of awareness, a way of being in the world, a way of seeing oneself and others. - David R. Hawkins The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship. - William Blake One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you. - Paramahansa Yogananda There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the ground; there are a thousand ways to go home again. - Rumi A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself. - Jim Morrison Friendships are discovered rather than made. - Harriet Beecher Stowe God gives us relatives; thank God, we can choose our friends. - Addison Mizner I have learned that friendship isn’t about who you’ve known the longest, it’s about who came and never left your side. - Yolanda Hadid Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer. - Jean de La Fontaine My friends are my estate. - Emily Dickinson Trying to live without friends is like milking a bear to get cream for your morning coffee. It is a whole lot of trouble, and then not worth much after you get it. - Zora Neale Hurston No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow. - Alice Walker There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven’t yet met. - William Butler Yeats Loneliness is the ultimate poverty. - Pauline Phillips It takes a long time to grow an old friend. - John Leonard Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends. - Virginia Woolf 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. - Oprah Winfrey My true friends have always given me that supreme proof of devotion, a spontaneous aversion for the man I loved. - Sidonie Gabrielle Colette Assumptions are the termites of relationships. - Henry Winkler People change and forget to tell each other. - Lillian Hellman The tough moments will make you wiser about yourself and each other. They will also make you stronger and closer as friends. - Rachel Simmons You don’t have to have anything in common with people you’ve known since you were five. With old friends, you’ve got your whole life in common. - Lyle Lovett Trust is hard to come by. That’s why my circle is small and tight. I’m kind of funny about making new friends. - Eminem I have friends who are black, white, purple, gay, straight, Martian, yellow, old, and young. I have friends who are animals and a few who I believe to be robots. All of them are people to me. - Tracy Morgan True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. - Baltasar Gracian The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed. - Carl Jung In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. - Khalil Gibran Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend. - Bill Watterson Friends are the siblings God never gave us. - Mencius We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone. - Orson Welles Always admit when you’re wrong. You’ll save thousands in therapy… and a few friendships too. - Harvey Fierstein Friendships begun in this world will be taken up again, never to be broken off. - Saint Francis de Sales