With friends like these

I'm back :hat: Did you miss me?

True, I didn't really go anywhere, but like so many others on My Opera I've just been to busy to blog.

Anyway, I do make it back and what do I see but Marcus has given me a friendship award.

๐Ÿ˜ฎ Amazing what a few silly, smart-arse comments on a blog can do. ๐Ÿ˜€ ( :devil: There I go again.)

But seriously, sometimes I think only a friend would put up with me. So on that basis, I'm tagging – in no particular order – some of those people who have yet to block me from their blog.


Ten already? :no: How can I limit it to ten?

I must at least mention The Congregation.

Thanks to all my friends here in the OC. :cheers:

Friendship Quotes

โ€œThere is no need like the lack of a friend.โ€
— Irish saying

"A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked."
— Bernard Meltzer.

A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
— Fr. Jerome Cummings

"Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you."
— Elbert Hubbard

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow.
Don't walk behind me, I may not lead.
Just walk beside me and be my friend.
— Albert Camus

"The only way to have a friend is to be one."
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
— Abraham Lincoln

Hold a true friend with both your hands.
— Nigerian Proverb

"A faithful friend is the medicine of life."
— Apocrypha

"Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil."
— Baltasar Gracian (1647)

"Friends are the sunshine of life."
— John Hay (1871)

"The best mirror is an old friend."
–George Herbert

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
— Walter Winchell

Friends are needed both for joy and for sorrow.
— Samuel Paterson

Count your age with friends but not with years
– Anonymous

"I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship."
— Pietro Aretino (1537)

"There is nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends."
— Hillaire Belloc

"Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another."
— Eustace Budgell (1711)

"Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it."
— Cicero (44 B.C.)

"True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost"
— Charles Caleb Colton (1825)

"A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature."
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

"We do not so much need the help of our friends as the confidence of their help in need."
— Epicurus (3rd century B.C.)

"Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit."
— Kahil Gibran.

"In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures."
— Kahil Gibran

"A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother."
— Homer (9th century B.C.)

"You can make more friends in two months by becoming really interested in other people, than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you."
— Bernard Meltzer

"No man is useless while he has a friend."
— Robert Louis Stevenson

"A friend is a present you give yourself."
— Robert Louis Stevenson

"Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends whom we choose."
— Tehyi Hsieh

"Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with."
— Mark Twain

"A true friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else."
— Len Wein

It's the ones you can call up at 4:00 a.m. that really matter.
— Marlene Dietrich

Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.
-Samuel Paterson

Good friends are good for your health.
-Irwin Sarason

Life is to be fortified by many friendships.
-Sydney Smith

It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.
— Mahatma Gandhi

A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success!
— Doug Larson

Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.
— Czech. Proverb

Friendship is to be purchased only by friendship. A man may have authority over others, but he can never have their hearts but by giving his own.
— Thomas Wilson

And finally:

โ€œTrue friends stab you in the front.โ€
— Oscar Wilde


71 thoughts on “With friends like these

  1. I'm sure there's a great punchline there Marcus, I just can't think of it at the moment.

  2. :left: What would happen if a lesbian cannibal couple & a bisexual cannibal couple were stranded on a desert island? :right:

  3. I have no idea sugar. :confused:And since it sounds like the pitch for a reality TV show I really don't want to know. :yuck:

  4. Please tell me, iHubby…Unlike Mickey, I wanna know EVERYTHING!!!!!!!(and every gory detail too!! :D)

  5. U posted a question that has no answer…? :mad:Where is the iDivorce papers…? :mad::lol:

  6. I like discussing it here, Mickey… :mad:Besides, isn't this a public post…? You have more traffic than my blog… :whistle:

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