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A bond of friendship is a bond that is not easily created nor easily broken. While acquaintances may be a dime a dozen, such is not the case with true friends.. Here is the best friendship day 2018 quotes, messages, wishes, sayings, songs and poems for facebook , twitter and whatsapp along with friendship day 2018 images

Many quotes describe a friend as someone who will be there in good times and bad times alike. Often, the good times will be referred to as “light” and the bad as “dark”.

And of course, there are quotes and sayings that don’t quite place as high of value on friendship as other quotes do.

But those are generally the exceptions rather than the rule.

Friendship themes have been an essential piece of the film and music industries. Some of the greatest movies ever made hinge on these themes – even if the friends aren’t human. In the Star Wars saga, the bond between the droids C-3PO and R2-D2 provides an interesting dynamic throughout the films. R2-D2, one hand, is bold and adventurous, while C-3PO is timid and cautious. Between the two there is often disagreement and you could say some argument, too.

I’ve just about had enough of you. Go that way. You’ll be malfunctioning within a day, you near-sighted scrap pile. And don’t let me catch you following me begging for help because you won’t get it.
– C-3PO, Star Wars, 1977

But they were the best of friends, nonetheless.

Two holidays have been created over the past century to especially celebrate friends. The first Friendship Day was established in 1919 by Joyce Hall, the founder of Hallmark Cards. The date of this holiday was ratified in 1935 by Congress, and is set on the first Sunday of every August. Most countries that celebrate the holiday observe it on this date. In 2011, the United Nations established a separate date for International Friendship Day, and it is set each year on July 30.

The International Day of Friendship was proclaimed in 2011 by the UN General Assembly with the idea that friendship between peoples, countries, cultures, and individuals can inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities.

Happy friendship day 2018 quotes

In private conversation between intimate friends, the wisest men very often talk like the weakest : for indeed the talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud. – Joseph Addison

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. – Walter Winchell

A friend giveth sympathy in trouble. – Torquato Tasso

When you are down and out something always turns up – and it is usually the noses of your friends. – Orson Wells

Never speak ill of an absent friend. – Plautus

But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine. – Thomas Jefferson

A book is a friend that never deceives. – René Charles Guilbert de Pixérécourt

A brother is a friend given by nature. – Socrates

Happy friendship day 2018 wishes and sayings

Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious. – Thomas Aquinas, Unknown Date

I wish Pooh were here. It is so much more friendly with two. – Piglet, Surrounded by Water, Winnie-the-Pooh, A.A. Milne, 1926

It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly can never know what true friendship means. – Charles Kingsley

Forsake not an old friend; for the new is not comparable to him: a new friend … when it is old, thou shall drink it with pleasure. – Ecclesiastes 9:10, circa 900 B.C.

All I can do is to urge on you to regard friendship as the greatest thing in the world; for there is nothing which so fits in with our nature, or is so exactly what we want in prosperity or adversity. – Marcus Tullius Cicero (Tully), Laelius de Amicitia (Treatise On Friendship), Paragraph 5, circa 45 B.C.

An acquaintance that begins with a compliment is sure to develop into a real friendship. – Oscar Wilde

A friend will tell you she saw your ex-boyfriend – and he’s a priest. – Erma Bombeck

A false friend and a shadow attend only when the sun shines. – Ben Franklin

For without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods… – Aristotle, Nichomachean Ethics – Book VIII, circa 350 B.C.

A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of a friendship, all the enjoyments of sense and reason, and indeed, all the sweets of life. – Joseph Addison

Friendship that flows from the heart cannot be frozen by adversity, as the water that flows from the spring cannot congeal in winter. – James Fenimore Cooper

Be friends with all men, but in your thoughts remain alone. – Isaac of Syria

If a friend of mine gave a feast, and did not invite me to it, I should not mind a bit. But if a friend of mine had a sorrow and refused to allow me to share it, I should feel it most bitterly. – Oscar Wilde

Neither old people nor sour people seem to make friends easily; for there is little that is pleasant in them… – Aristotle, Nichomachean Ethics – Book VIII, circa 350 B.C.

Friendship day 2018 poems and songs

Some other folks might be
A little bit smarter than I am
Bigger and stronger too
But none of them
Will ever love you the way I do
It’s me and you
And as the years go by
Our friendship will never die
You’re gonna see, it’s our destiny
You’ve got a friend in me.
– Randy Newman, Toy Story Theme Song, 1995

What would you do if I sang out of tune?
Would you stand up and walk out on me?
Lend me your ears and I’ll sing you a song,
And I’ll try not to sing out of key

Oh, I get by with a little help from my friends,
I get high with a little help from my friends,
Gonna try with a little help from my friends.
– Joe Cocker, With a Little Help from my Friends, 1968

No one could ever know me,
no one could ever see me,
Since you’re the only one who knows, what it’s like to be me,
Someone to face the day with, make it through all the rest with,
Someone I’ll always laugh with,
Even at my worst, I’m best with you, yeah
– The Rembrandts, I’ll be There for You, 1994

Sometimes in our lives
We all have pain, we all have sorrow
But if we are wise
We know that there’s always tomorrow.

Lean on me, when you’re not strong
And I’ll be your friend, I’ll help you carry on
For it won’t be long
‘Til I’m gonna need, somebody to lean on.
– Bill Withers, Lean on Me, 1972

I guess I was wrong,
I just don’t belong,
But then I’ve been there before,
Everything’s alright,
I’ll just say goodnight and I’ll show myself to the door.
Hey I didn’t mean,
To cause a big scene,
Just give me an hour and then,
I’ll be as high as that Ivory Tower,
And you’ll never know.

‘Cause I got friends in low places,
Where the whiskey drowns,
And the beer chases my blues away,
But I’ll be okay.
Now I’m not big on social graces,
Think I’ll slip on down to the oasis,
Oh I got friends,
In low places.
– Garth Brooks, Friends in Low Places, 1990

You just call out my name,
And you know where ever I am,
I’ll come running to see you again.
Winter, spring, summer, or fall,
All you have to do is call,
And I’ll be there, yeah, yeah,
You’ve got a friend.
– James Taylor, You’ve Got a Friend, 1971

You were a maverick running,
All away from New Orleans,
We’d tell stories ’round the campfire late at night,
When it was down to just you and me.

Good friend, why did you have to go?
Just when I was getting to know you,
I’ll sing this song to show,
You were a good friend.
– Kenny Rogers, If You were the Friend, 1993

You ain’t nothin’ but a hound dog,
Crying all the time.
You ain’t nothing but a hound dog,
Cryin’ all the time.
Well, you ain’t never caught a rabbit,
And you ain’t no friend of mine.
– Elvis Presly, You Ain’t Nothin’ but a Hound Dog, 1984

And if I should ever go away,
Well, then close your eyes and try,
To feel the way we do today,
And then if you can remember.

Keep smiling, keep shining,
Knowing you can always count on me, for sure,
That’s what friends are for.
For good times and bad times,
I’ll be on your side forever more,
That’s what friends are for.
– Dionne Warwick and Friends, That’s What Friends are For, 1985

Sail on silver girl, sail on by,
Your time has come to shine,
All your dreams are on their way,
See how they shine.

Oh, if you need a friend,
I’m sailing right behind.
– Simon & Garfunkel, Bridge Over Troubled Water, 1970

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