“Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.”

— Muhammad Ali

“Don’t make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to level yourself up.”

— Thomas J. Watson

“The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.” 

— Elisabeth Foley

“Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.”

— Anais Nin

“Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.”

— Tennessee Williams

“Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you; spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.”

— Amy Poehler

“For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.”

— Audrey Hepburn

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched — they must be felt with the heart.”

— Helen Keller

“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”

— Dumbledore

“A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are.”

“Growing apart doesn’t change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I’m glad for that.”

— Ally Condie

“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”

— Marcel Proust

“In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, for in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.”

— Khalil Gibran

“It’s not what we have in life, but who we have in our life that matters.”

“To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.”

— Dr. Seuss

“A friend is one who overlooks your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden.”

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