#OneWord Thursday: A Baker’s Dozen–#Friendship Quotes

On October 2, 2014 by Janice Taylor

Since we moved cross-country, from New York City to Tucson, “friends and friendship” have been on my mind.  As we left New York City, we said see you soon to our dear, old friends, with a deep-seated intention of staying in touch, and visiting often! And when we arrived in Tucson, we said hello to our new friends, with an equally clear and strong intention of creating relationships with people with whom we can share our day-to-day happenings, and especially with whom we can laugh till it hurts. (A priority for me!)

These 13 Quotes, a Baker’s Dozen on Friendship are dedicated to both my old friends and new friends, who, as Anais Nin said, “represent 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!”   Thank you for creating new worlds for and with me!

13 FRIENDSHIP Quotes, a Baker’s Dozen!

If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you. ~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves; it is not my nature. ~ Jane Austen

What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies. ~ Aristotle

Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything. ~ Muhammad Ali

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn’t use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like “What about lunch?” ~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

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. ~ Anais Nin, The Diary of Anais Nin, Vol 1

The capacity for friendship is God’s way of apologizing for our families. ~ Jay McInerney, The Last of the Savages

Never leave a friend behind. Friends are all we have to get us through this life–and they are the only things from this world that we could hope to see in the next. ~ Dean Koontz, Fear Nothing

Stay is a charming word in a friend’s vocabulary. ~ Amos Bronson Alcott, Concord Days

You can go through life and make new friends every year – every month practically – but there was never any substitute for those friendships of childhood that survive into adult years. Those are the ones in which we are bound to one another with hoops of steel. ~ Alexnder McCall Smith, The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency

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. ~ Gloria Naylor

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit. ~ Aristotle

It’s bullshit to think of friendship and romance as being different. They’re not. They’re just variations of the same love. Variations of the same desire to be close. ~ Rachel Cohn, Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List

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