A loyal friend laughs at your jokes

A loyal friend laughs at your jokes when they’re not so good, and sympathizes with your problems when they’re not so bad.  ~Arnold H. Glasgow

You can always tell a real 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.  ~Laurence J. Peter

There is one friend in the life

There is one friend in the life of each of us who seems not a separate person, however dear and beloved, but an expansion, an interpretation, of one’s self, the very meaning of one’s soul.  ~Edith WhartonGBF

The best kind of friend is the

The best kind of friend is the one you could sit on a porch with, never saying a word, and walk away feeling like that was the best conversation you’ve had.  ~Author Unknown

Yes we are friends and i do

Yes we are [friends] and I do like to pass the day with you in serious and inconsequential chatter.  I wouldn’t mind washing up beside you, dusting beside you, reading the back half of the paper while you read the front.  We are friends and I would miss you, do miss you and think of you very often.  I don’t want to lose this happy space where I have found someone who is smart and easy and doesn’t bother to check her diary when we arrange to meet.  ~Jeanette Winterson, Written on the Body, 1992

Each friend represents a world in us

Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.  ~Anäis NinCSS5

I always felt that the great high

I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.  ~Katherine MansfieldGBF

A good friend is a connection to

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.  ~Lois WyseGBF