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Everybody Needs Friends...

"Don't walk in front of me,
I may not follow.
Don't walk behind me,
I may not lead.
Walk beside me and
be my friend.

Albert Camus

"Strangers are just friends waiting to happen. 
Friends are the Bacon Bits in the Salad Bowl of Life." 

"Friendship is one mind in two bodies."


"Friends are God's way of taking care of us.

"I'll lean on you and you lean on me and we'll be okay"

Dave Matthews

If all my friends were to jump off a bridge, 
I wouldn't jump with them, 
I'd be at the bottom to catch them. 

Everyone hears what you say. 
Friends listen to what you say. 
Best friends listen to what you don't say.

"Everybody needs friends. No one wishes to be without them. But never lose sight of the fact that it is your friends who will lead you along the paths that you will follow."

President Gordon B. Hinckley  -  Ensign, Jan. 2001, 7

"We all take different paths in life,
but no matter where we go,
we take a little of each other everywhere."

Tim Mcgraw

"We could learn a lot from crayons:  some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, some have weird names, and all are different colors.... but they all exist very nicely in the same box."

 "We can learn to serve and to forgive within our sample of humanity, including settings no larger than the family or friendships."

Elder Neal A. Maxwell - Ensign, May 2000, 74

"A friend is a gift you give yourself."

Robert Louis Stevenson

“Someone has said, “A friend is a person who is willing to take me the way I am.” Accepting this as one definition of the word, may I quickly suggest that we are something less than a real friend if we leave a person the same way we find him.” 

Marvin J. Ashton, Ensign, Jan. 1973, 41

"Our friends should be companions who inspire us, who help us rise to our best."

Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin  - Ensign, Nov. 1997

"Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their best light."

Jennie Jerome Churchill - (American-born mother of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill)

"When we associate with the virtuous we form ourselves in imitation of their virtues, or at least lose, every day, something of our faults."


"Tell me thy company, and I will tell thee what thou art."

Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616)
Spanish writer