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William Arthur Ward

A friend is one who is a source of sunshine when you are under the weather.

A friend is one who strengthens you with his prayers, blesses you with his love, and encourages you with his hope.

A friend is one to whom distance is no barrier to communication, concern, or caring.

A friend is one whose thoughtfulness is exceeded only by his concern; whose helpfulness is second only to his awareness.

A friend is one who believes in you so strongly that you are motivated to stretch, to reach, to achieve beyond your fondest expectations.

A friend is one who transforms your loneliness into happiness, your sadness into joy, your gloom into gladness.

A friend is one who believes in you when you have ceased to believe in yourself.

A friend is one who is on the scene with you when you need him, and who quietly leaves when you want to be alone.

A friend is a source of celebration when you feel there is nothing to celebrate.

A friend is one who answers when you call ... who often answers before you call.

A friend is one who is not hard to find when you are penniless.

A friend is one who makes your grief less painful, your adversity more bearable.

A friend is one who joyfully sings with you when you are on the mountain top, and silently walks besides you through the valley.

A friend is one with whom you are comfortable, to whom you are loyal, through whom you are blessed, and for whom you are grateful.

A friend is one who warms you by his presence, trusts you with his secrets, and remembers you in his prayers.

A friend is one who gives you a spark of assurance when you doubt your ability to fulfill your noblest aspiration, to climb your special mountain, to reach your secret goal.

A friend is one who helps you bridge the gaps from loneliness to fellowship, from frustration to confidence, from despair to hope, from setbacks to success.

A friend is one who is available to you, understanding of you, and patient with you.

A friend is no less a gift from God than a talent; no less a treasure than life itself.