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One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to
understand and to be understood.

– Lucius Annaeus Seneca

 

CAMBODIA-10458NF

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

CHINA-10052

Luoyang, China

There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship. 

– Thomas Aquinas

_SM13084, Myanmar, Burma, 02/2011, BURMA-10343NF4

Myanmar

A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly,
takes all patiently, defends courageously, and
continues a friend unchangeably.

– William Penn

Afghanistan

Yemen

Two are better than one,
because they have a good return for their work.
If one falls down, his friend can help him up.
– Ecclesiastes 4: 9-10

BHUTAN-10039

Bhutan

NEPAL-10121

Kathmandu, Nepal

THAILAND-10033

Chiang Mai, Thailand

UGANDA-10002

Kampala, Uganda

The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand,
not the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship.
It is the spiritual inspiration
that comes to one when you discover that someone else
believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mumbai, India

Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love.
Love risks degenerating into obsession,
friendship is never anything but sharing.

– Elie Wiesel

Morocco

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
– Aristotle

Yemen

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

Cape Town, South Africa

Baalbek, Lebanon

In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out.
It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being.
We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.

– Albert Schweitzer

Italy

There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends.
I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.
– Jane Austen

Cuba 

BRAZIL-10014NF8

Brazil

Words are easy, like the wind;
Faithful friends are hard to find.
– William Shakespeare

FRANCE-10059

France

Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
– Mencius, Chinese philosopher, 4th cent. BCE

USA-10402NF2

California, USA

Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.

– Rabindranath Tagore

FRANCE-10126

France