1081. A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words. ~Unknown

Friendship improves
happiness and abates misery,
by the doubling of our joy
and the dividing of our grief.
~Marcus Tullius Cicero

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But oh! the blessing it is to have a friend to whom one can speak fearlessly on any subject; with whom one’s deepest as well as one’s most foolish thoughts come out simply and safely. Oh, the comfort—the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person—having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are, chaff and grain together; certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and then with the breath of kindness blow the rest away. ~Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

The name of the Lord is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe. ~ Proverbs 18:10  ✝

23 thoughts on “1081. A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words. ~Unknown

  1. The friend you describe is rare, few and far between. I have 3 friends like this, one since 42 years ago, one 31 years ago and one who is over 20 years. All were so wonderful and supportive, while I helped them, too. I have a strong belief we would have been amazing friends, Natalie. I feel blessed by our moments we share here. ♡ ♡ xo

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