Unsupportive Friends

Unsupportive Friends

   Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, 'What! You too? I thought I was the only one.' ~ CS Lewis

Mar 04, 2012






An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind. ~ Buddha

True friends stab you in the front. ~ Oscar Wilde

A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words. ~ Albert Camus

Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend. ~ Albert Camus

Friends are God's way of apologizing to us for our families. ~ Tennessee Williams

If you make friends with yourself you will never be alone. ~ Maxwell Maltz

A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked. ~ Bernard Meltzer

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 healing, not curing... that is a friend who cares. ~ Henri Nouwen

A friend is a hand that is always holding yours, no matter how close or far apart you may be. A friend is someone who is always there and will always, always care. A friend is a feeling of forever in the heart. ~ Henri Nouwen

Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over. ~ Henri Nouwen

Friends are like bras: close to your heart and there for support. ~ Donna Roberts

He who cannot give anything away cannot feel anything either. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

You meet people who forget you. You forget people you meet. But sometimes you meet those people you can't forget. Those are your 'friends.' ~ Martin Luther King Jr

A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend, one human soul whom we can trust utterly, who knows the best and worst of us, and who loves us in spite of all our faults. ~ Charles Kingsley

The best kind of friend is the kind you can sit on a porch swing with, never say a word, then walk away feeling like it was the best conversation that you ever had. ~ Arnold H Glasgow

When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old. ~ Mark Twain

I don't like to commit myself about heaven and hell - you see, I have friends in both places. ~ Mark Twain

In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds. ~ Aristotle

For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first. ~ Aristotle

Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is. ~ Jim Morrison

Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners, and necessity has made us allies. Those whom God has so joined together, let no man put asunder. ~ John F Kennedy

It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them. ~ Confucius

I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it. ~ Edgar Allan Poe

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you. ~ Dale Carnegie

Don't believe your friends when they ask you to be honest with them. All they really want is to be maintained in the good opinion they have of themselves. ~ Albert Camus

Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends... Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts. ~ Henry David Thoreau

Well, you don't get to do things that other children get to do, having friends and slumber parties and buddies. There were none of that for me. I didn't have friends when I was little. My brothers were my friends. ~ Michael Jackson

If two friends ask you to judge a dispute, don't accept, because you will lose one friend; on the other hand, if two strangers come with the same request, accept because you will gain one friend. ~ Saint Augustine

Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers and the sacrifices of his friends. ~ Dwight D Eisenhower

One enemy can do more hurt than ten friends can do good. ~ Jonathan Swift



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