Nurturing Safe Friendships
Finding Safety With True Friends Of Like Mind
Bullies Are Unable To Experience Healthy Friendships
Quotations On Beautiful Friendships
A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. Elbert Hubbard
Reaching down to lift friends up is the greatest pleasure. It’s the opposite of bullying. Steve Kays
In friendship we are all debtors. We all owe each other for a thousand small kindnesses, for little moments of grace in the chaos.
Every true love and friendship is a story of unexpected transformation. If we are the same person before and after we loved…we haven’t loved enough.
We discover that all human beings are just like us, so we are able to relate to them more easily. That generates a spirit of friendship…there is less need to hide what we feel or what we are doing. Bullies shy from this.
True love is not a hide and seek game: in true love, both lovers seek each other. Michael Bassey Johnson
A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud. I am arrived…in the presence of a man so real and equal, that I may drop even those undermost garments of dissimulation, courtesy, and second thought, which men never put off, and may deal with him with the simplicity and wholeness with which one chemical atom meets another. Ralph Waldo Emerson
God, how we get our fingers in each other’s clay. That’s friendship…playing the potter to see what shapes we can make of each other.
The foundation of adult trust is not “You will never hurt me.” It is I trust myself with whatever you do. David Richo
Reach out. An interesting stranger may evolve into your wonderful friend. Steven Kays
A good deep friend is one with whom you share simple and complicated thoughts. And one with whom you can just say, how about a beer? Steven Kays
We sometimes choose the most locked up, dark versions of the story, but what a good friend does is turn on the lights, open the window, and remind us that there are a…lot of ways to tell the same story. Bittersweet: Thoughts on Change, Grace, and Learning the Hard Way
The four virtues a person needs in order to be safe and happy in life: intelligence, friendship, strength and…poetry Elizabeth Gilbert
You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them. Winnie-the-Pooh
Betrayal destroys true friendships. Steven Kays
Their relationship was built on friendship, and in matters of friendship s/he was boundlessly loyal. It was a relationship that would survive the harshest test. Larsson
Perhaps friendship is the most common form of love. Steven Kays
When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable. Jess Scott
Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend. Steven Kays
I don’t suppose you have many friends. Neither do I. I don’t trust people who say they have a lot of friends. It’s a (decent) sign that they don’t really know anyone. Zafón
Friendship with oneself is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else… Eleanor Roosevelt
Friendship is born at that moment when one man says to another: What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . . C S Lewis
Bad news doesn’t hurt as much, if you hear it in good company. It’s like, if somebody pushes you out of a…window and you bounce off an awning, a car roof, and…garbage bags before you smash onto the pavement, you’ve got a pretty good chance of surviving. Saving Graces
A friend is someone who walks into a room when everyone else is walking out. Gary Moore
Your noble friend will not accept pretension but will gently and very firmly confront you with your own blindness… Friendship is creative and critical; it is willing to negotiate awkward and uneven territories of contradiction and woundedness. A Book of Celtic Wisdom
A messy house is a must – it separates your true friends from other friends.
Real friends are there to visit you not your house! Jennifer Wilson
True regret is knowing you missed your only opportunity to be simply a good friend to someone that was exactly like you. Shannon Alder
May your joint travels with friends bring you closer together, though you are traveling far away. Steven Kays
That’s what friends should do. Cherish the good and pretend not to notice the harmless rest. Beth Hoffman
Some people you meet and they’re your friend for a day. Some…you never really know at all… (Some) are those who…stay forever. Melodie Ramone
There’s magic in recognizing a kindred spirit, and an even greater power in letting yourself love them. When it scares you, let it – that’s your ego letting go. Koyanagi
Love and great friends who really care for each other are the best parts of life.
Don’t Let Bullies Effect Your Opening Up To Deep Friends