Friendship is a cadence of divine melody melting through the heart.
A Friendship that can be ended didn't ever start.Mellin de Saint-Gelais, Oeuvres poétiques.
That is almost the definition of any Friendship that is worthwhile that we don't care a damn how you behave yourself.E. C. Bentley and H. Warner Allen, Trent's Own Case (1936), Chapter XV.
Friendship is Love, without either flowers or veil.J. C. and A. W. Hare, Guesses at Truth.
If a man does not make new acquaintance as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, Sir, should keep his Friendship in constant repair.1755 Quoted in James Boswell The Life of Samuel Johnson (1791), vol.1.
Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful Friendship.1942 Closing words of Casablanca, one of his contributions to a script largely written by the Epstein twins and Howard Koch.
There can be no justification to admit, in any way, the use of armed forced to intervene in the internal affairs of a WTO [Warsaw Treaty Organization] member country. The solving of domestic problems belongs exclusively to the Party and people of each country and any kind of interference can only do harm to the cause of socialism, Friendship and collaboration among the socialist countries.nicolae ceauşescu
That above all, the Friendship existing between the English East India Company and Travancore should be maintained at any risk and that full confidence should always be placed in the support and aid of honorable association.Marthanda Varma on his last message to his nephew Prince Rama Varma, in Travancore State Manual: with foreword by Ved from Victoria Institutions, P.23 This book is available for free on this link
The Srimad Bhagavatam teaches nine primary forms of bhakti , as explained by Prahlada as:(1) ?rava?a ("listening" to the scriptural stories of K???a and his companions), (2) k?rtana ("praising," usually refers to ecstatic group singing), (3) smara?a ("remembering" or fixing the mind on Vi??u), (4) p?da-sevana (rendering service), (5) arcana (worshiping an image), (6) vandana (paying homage), (7) d?sya (servitude), (8) s?khya (Friendship), and (9) ?tma-nivedana (complete surrender of the self ).Bhagavata Purana (from Bhagavata Purana, 7.5.23-24) quoted in Acting as a Way of Salvation: A Study of R?g?nug? Bhakti S?dhana, p.133
[Christ of Revelation] comes forth as one who no longer seeks either Friendship or love … His garments are dipped in blood, the blood of others. He descends that he may shed the blood of men.Isaac Haldemann, quoted by Karen Armstrong (2007) in The Bible: A Biography, p. 209.
No wearisome days, no sorrowful nights; no hunger or thirst; no anxiety or fears; no envies, no jealousies, no breaches of Friendship, no sad separations, no distrusts or forebodings, no self-reproaches, no enmities, no bitter regrets, no tears, no heartaches; "And there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain; for the former things are passed away."Randolph Sinks Foster, p. 300 (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
selected by Kalki 2005 I do not believe that Friendship today can flower out can come out of political life. I do believe that if there is something like a political life-to-be to remain for us, in this world of technology then it begins with Friendship. ~ Ivan Illich (died 2 December 2002)SOURCE: The System of the International Organizations of the Communist Countries - Page 36 by Richard Szawlowski - Law - 1976