August 7th is International Friendship Day!

Did you know that August 7th is Friendship Day? Nor did I but this crass invention ofbest friends women a holiday intended to sell greeting cards has now been embraced by the United Nations was well as the United States. Here’s a few quotes about friendship that made me smile, think, tear up:

  • When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are. Donald Miller
  • Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.Tennessee Williams
  • A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. Walter summer camp friendsWinchell
  • Friends are the family you choose. Jess C. Scott
  • Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer. Ed Cunningham
  • Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. Khalil Gibran
  • The best mirror is an old friend. George Herbert
  • Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust
  • It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter. Marlene Dietrich
  • There is nothing like puking with somebody to make you into old friends. Sylvia Plath

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