It’s The Friends You Can Call at 3 a.m. That Matter

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  • Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind.  “Pooh!” he whispered.  “Yes, Piglet?”  “Nothing,” said Piglet, taking Pooh’s paw.  “I just wanted to be sure of you.” ~A.A. Milne
  • Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow. ~Swedish Proverb
  • Lust is easy.  Love is hard.  Like is most important. ~Carl Reiner
  • Friendship isn’t a big thing – it’s a million little things. ~Author Unknown
  • Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. ~Marcel Proust
  • Never give up on someone you can’t go a day without thinking about. ~Author Unknown
  • No road is long with good company. ~Turkish Proverb
  • How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. ~From the movie Annie
  • Remember, we all stumble, every one of us.  That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand in hand. ~Emily Kimbrough
  • There are days when you need someone who just wants to be your sunshine and not the air you breathe. ~Robert Brault
  • Assumptions are the termites of relationships. ~Henry Winkler
  • Someone to tell it to is one of the fundamental needs of human beings. ~Miles Franklin
  • I felt it shelter to speak to you. ~Emily Dickinson
  • Are we not like two volumes of one book? ~Marceline Desbordes-Valmore
  • In the end there doesn’t have to be anyone who understands you. There just has to be someone who wants to. ~Robert Brault
  • Basically, the only thing we need is a hand that rests on our own, that wishes it well, that sometimes guides us. ~Hector Bianciotti
  • A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down. ~Arnold Glasow
  • But if the while I think on thee, dear friend, all losses are restored and sorrows end. ~William Shakespeare
  • A friend accepts us as we are yet helps us to be what we should. ~Author Unknown
  • Friends are like walls.  Sometimes you lean on them, and sometimes it’s good just knowing they are there. ~Author Unknown

Dedicated to my friend, Adam. Why? That’s easy .. because he believes in me, inspires me, forgives me, sees me, makes me laugh, and he makes all these quotes come to life. Adam, please know, as long as we’re friends, you, my dear, will never be lonely.

14 thoughts on “It’s The Friends You Can Call at 3 a.m. That Matter

  1. What beautiful messages in this post! So moving. Friendship is quite possibly the greatest blessing and gift. It is closely tied with love.

    I don’t like the movie very much, but the quote from Annie, “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard”, is especially wonderful to me.

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