Some Thoughts On Friendship From Various Authors

 

“The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.”

Bob Marley

“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.”

Henri J.M. Nouwen

“I think if I’ve learned anything about friendship, it’s to hang in, stay connected, fight for them, and let them fight for you. Don’t walk away, don’t be distracted, don’t be too busy or tired, don’t take them for granted. Friends are part of the glue that holds life and faith together. Powerful stuff.”

Jon Katz

“If you have two friends in your lifetime, you’re lucky. If you have one good friend, you’re more than lucky.”

S.E. Hinton

“Silence make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying, but the never needing to say that counts.”

Margaret Lee Runbeck

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