To Be a Friend Author:Edward Lewis Sayings and verses celebrating the beauty of friendship. — The writings in To Be a Friend suggest that each of us must share with others to find comfort in trying times - and to reap life's richest joys. The art of friendship is a skill that requires constant practice, but the labor is rewarded with a full harvest of affection. — Friends who shar... more »e the meaningful messages in this collection will find new value in their own relationships. They will discover what scores of great men and women have learned about friendship, the wisdom of centuries of experience. They will recognize the elusiveness of friendship and its universality. They will share and enjoy with the authors here their moments of delight, and perhaps sympathize with them in their moments of sorrow.
Friendship cheers like a sunbeam; charms like a good story; inspires like a brave leader; binds like a golden chain; guides like a heavenly vision.
This quotation is one of many in this graceful book, taken from the writings of the greatest authors of many ages and many cultures. These inspiring selections reveal the varied moods of friendship with pleasure, gravity, regret, or humor, but always with the touching eloquence suitable to a subject of the deepest importance to every human being.« less