We Just Find Out Who The Real Ones Are


1. “I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.” ~ Robert Brault

2. “If you love someone but rarely make yourself available to him or her, that is not true love.” ~ Thích Nhất Hạnh

3. “Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm & constant.” ~ Socrates

4. “Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.” ~ C.S. Lewis

5. “Your time is your life. That is why the greatest gift you can give someone is your time. It is not enough to just say relationships are important; we must prove it by investing time in them. Words alone are worthless… Relationships take time and effort, and the best way to spell love is “T-I-M-E.” ~ Rick Warren

6. “Every friendship travels at sometime through the black valley of despair. This tests every aspect of your affection. You lose attraction and magic. Your sense of each other darkens and your presence is sore. If you can come through this time, it can purify with your love, and falsity and need will fall away. It will bring you onto new ground where affection can grow again.” ~ John O’Donohue

7. “In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends.” ~ John Churton Collins

8. “Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.” ~ Oprah Winfrey

9. “The only good thing about times of adversity is that you realize who your real friends and fans are – and the rest go away – which in my mind is an OK thing.” ~ Pete Wentz

10. “You find out who your real friends are when you’re involved in a scandal.” ~ Elizabeth Taylor

11. “Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.” ~ Woodrow T. Wilson

12. “I think if I’ve learned anything about friendship, it’s to hang in, stay connected, fight for them, and let them fight for you. Don’t walk away, don’t be distracted, don’t be too busy or tired, don’t take them for granted. Friends are part of the glue that holds life and faith together. Powerful stuff.” ~ Jon Katz

13. “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

14. “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

15. “True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island… to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing.” ~ Baltasar Gracian

16. “A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be.” ~Douglas Pagels

17. “Things are never quite as scary when you have a best friend.” ~ Bill Watterson