It's that time of the year when you tell your friends just how important they are. Friendship Day is just around the corner and that means there is no better time to celebrate your dosti than now. In India, Friendship Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of August. And this year, Friendship Day falls on August 5. Whether it is your old friends, new friends, best friend, chaddi buddy or jigri dost, every friend has his/her own place in one's heart. It doesn't matter if he/she is miles apart or you meet every day, this is the one day friends make each other feel special. So how about starting with these heartwarming quotes on friends and friendship?
We've rounded up some wonderful quotes that capture the essence of friendship. Share these with your bestie to kick off your Friendship Day celebration.
"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light." - Helen Keller
"It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: 'What! You too? I thought I was the only one.'" - C.S. Lewis
"A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself." - Jim Morrison
"A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world." - Leo Buscaglia
- Irish proverb
"Love is flower-like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
"Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty." - Sicilian proverb
"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
"Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends." - Virginia Woolf
"A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out." - Walter Winchell
"Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down." - Oprah Winfrey
"One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives." - Euripides
"The language of friendship is not words but meanings." - Henry David Thoreau
Here are some Friendship Day messages and wishes you can share with your friends.Click for more trending news
Get the latest election news, live updates and election schedule for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on ndtv.com/elections. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for updates from each of the 543 parliamentary seats for the 2019 Indian general elections. Election results will be out on May 23.