True Friend

Topics: Friendship, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Virtue Pages: 4 (753 words) Published: March 1, 2013
Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything. .
A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.

A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely. A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. Read more

Never shall I forget the time I spent with you. Please
continue to be my friend, as you will always find me yours.
- Ludwig Van Beethoven

Friendships are fragile things and require as much care
in handling as any other fragile and precious thing.
- Randolph S. Bourne

What is a Friend? I will tell you. It is a person with
whom you dare to be yourself.
- Frank Crane

Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like
the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend - or a
meaningful day.
- Dalai Lama

Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly
not born until they arrive.
- Anais Nin

I've learned that no matter how much I care, some people
are just idiots. I've learned. . . that we don't have to change friends if we understand that friends change. I've learned
that no matter how good a friend is, they're going to hurt you every once in a while and you must forgive them for that.
- Unknown

The friends who grew up with you deserve a special respect. The ones who stuck by you shoulder to shoulder, in a time
where nothing was certain, all life lay ahead, and every
road led home.
- The Wonder Years

At home one relies on parents; away from home one...
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