Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Anam Cara (Part 3) Observations

Observations on Friendship

Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

Of all the gifts a wise providence grants us to make a life full and happy, friendship is the most beautiful. Epicurus

Two friends one soul

A faithful friend is the medicine of life
Ecclesiasticus 6:16

Some friends are more loyal than brothers
Proverbs 18:24

Sexes make no Difference; since in Souls there is none: And they are the Subjects of
friendship.” William Penn

I can only truly know myself through the other
Jean-Paul Sartre 20th cent. philosopher

True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.”
David Tyson Gentry

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.” Elisabeth Foley

“A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.”
Walter Winchell
One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.”
Clifton Fadiman (American radio Host, Author and Editor 1904-1999)
“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.”
Dr. Seuss

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