Short Friendship Quotes! 300 Short, Funny Quotes on Friendship

Short Friendship Quotes

  • “Friendship is essentially a partnership” ―Aristotle
  • “Friends are the family you choose.” ―Jess C. Scott
  • “Shared joys make a friend, not shared sufferings.” ―Friedrich Nietzsche
  • “A friendship that can end never really began.” ―Publilius Syrus
  • “A friend to all is a friend to none.” ―Aristotle
  • “Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.” ―Samuel Butler
  • “Friendship happens when the distance between the hearts tends to zero.”
  • “Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.” ―Khalil Gibran
  • “The best time to make friends is before you need them.”
  • “Never take friendship for granted, you never know what tomorrow holds.” ―Catherine Pulsifer
  • “A friend is one who walks in when others walk out.” ―Walter Winchell
  • “To like and dislike the same things, that is indeed true friendship.” ―Sallust
  • “A friend doesn’t go on a diet because you are fat.” ―Erma Bombeck
  • “Friendship consists in forgetting what one gives and remembering what one receives.” ―Alexander Dumas
  • “Real friendship is shown in times of trouble; prosperity is full of friends.” ―Euripides
  • “My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.” ―Henry Ford
  • “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” ―Elbert Hubbard
  • “Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world.” ―John Evelyn
  • “The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.” ―Elbert Hubbard
  • “Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive.” ―Anaïs Nin
  • “I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.” ―Helen Keller
  • “One of the things you can give and will not cost you any money = friendship.” ―Catherine Pulsifer
  • “A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” ―Walter Winchell
  • “A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.” ―Arnold H. Glasow
  • “A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.” ―Donna Roberts
  • “Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.” ―Ed Cunningham
  • “A true friend is not angry when you insult. Instead they think of more insulting words to you.” ―Sphencer Perales
  • “True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.” ―Charles Caleb Colton
  • “A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be.” ―Douglas Pagels

Short Funny Quotes on Friendship

  • “Friends buy you food. Best friends eat your food.” ―Unknown
  • “Never let your best friends get lonely…keep disturbing them.” ―Candlelight Publications
  • “We’ll be the old ladies causing trouble in the nursing home.” ―Unknown
  • “We’ll be best friends forever because you already know too much.” ―Unknown
  • “I love that our effortless friendship fits perfectly with my laziness.” ―Unknown
  • “You don’t have to be crazy to be my friend. I’ll train you.” ―Unknown
  • “I think we’ll be friends forever because we’re too lazy to find new friends.” ―Unknown
  • “True friendship is when you walk into their house and your WiFi connects automatically.” ―Unknown
  • “There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.” — Linda Grayson
  • “‘Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected.” ―Charles Lamb
  • “Best friends don’t care if your house is clean. They care if you have wine.” ―Unknown
  • “God made us best friends because he knew our moms couldn’t handle us as sisters.” ―Unknown
  • “Best friends. Because if anyone else heard our conversations we’d end up in the mental hospital.” ―Unknown
  • “If you are ever lucky enough to find a weirdo, never let them go.” ―Matthew Gray Gubler
  • “A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.” ―Arnold H. Glasgow
  • “A best friend is someone who makes you laugh even when you think you’ll never smile again.” ―Unknown
  • “It’s hard to find a friend who’s cute, loving, generous, caring, and smart. My advice to y’all is, don’t lose me.” ―Unknown

Short and Sweet Friendship Quotes

  • “No friendship is an accident.” ―O. Henry
  • “A sweet friendship refreshes the soul.” ―Proverbs 27:9
  • “Friends are the siblings God never gave us.” ―Mencius
  • “Friends are the family you choose.” — Jess C. Scott
  • “True friends are always together in spirit.” ―L.M. Montgomery
  • “Life was meant for good friends and great adventures.” ―Unknown
  • “There’s not a word yet for old friends who’ve just met.” ―Jim Henson
  • “A single rose can be my garden…a single friend, my world.” ―Leo Buscaglia
  • “Sometimes being with your best friend is all the therapy you need.” ―Unknown
  • “It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.” ―Marlene Dietrich
  • “True friends are never apart, maybe in distance but never in heart.” ―Helen Keller
  • “Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.” ―Woodrow T. Wilson
  • “True friends are like diamonds — bright, beautiful, valuable, and always in style.” ―Nicole Richie
  • “There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.” ―Thomas Aquinas
  • “Anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.” ―Misty Copeland
  • “Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.” ―G. Randolf
  • “A good friend is like a four-leaf clover; hard to find and lucky to have.” ―Irish Proverb
  • “I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.” ―Helen Keller
  • “Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.” ―Ed Cunningham
  • “A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.” ―Donna Roberts

Cute Short Friendship Quotes

  • “Time doesn’t take away from friendship, nor does separation.” ―Tennessee Williams
  • “It’s not what we have in life, but who we have in our life that matters.” ―Unknown
  • “A friend is one who overlooks your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden.” ―Unknown
  • “A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” ―Walter Winchell
  • “Best friends are the people in your life who make you laugh louder, smile brighter and live better.” ―Unknown
  • “When the world is so complicated, the simple gift of friendship is within all of our hands.” ―Maria Shriver
  • “To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.” ―Dr. Seuss
  • “A friend is one of the best things you can be and the greatest things you can have.” ―Sarah Valdez
  • “A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are.” ―Unknown
  • “A friend who understands your tears is much more valuable than a lot of friends who only know your smile.” ―Unknown
  • “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” ―Marcel Proust

Short Quotes For Long Distance Friendship

  • “Distance means so little, when someone means so much.” ―Tom McNeal
  • “There are friendships imprinted in our hearts that will never be diminished by time and distance.” ―Dodinsky
  • “A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand.” ―Kahlil Gibran
  • “A real friendship should not fade as time passes, and should not weaken because of space separation.” ―John Newton
  • “As long as we share the same sky and breathe the same air, we’re still together.” ―Donna Lynn Hope
  • “Can miles truly separate you from friends…If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there?”— Richard Bach
  • “A part of you has grown in me, together forever we shall be, never apart, maybe in distance, but not in heart.” ―Unknown
  • “If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart. I’ll stay there forever.” ―A. A. Milne
  • “No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other’s worth.” ―Robert Southey

Short Inspirational Quotes about Friendship

  • “The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.” ―Elisabeth Foley
  • “They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” ―Carl W. Buechner
  • “Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.” ―Tennessee Williams
  • “Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” ―Dumbledore
  • “Don’t make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up.” ―Thomas J. Watson
  • “Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you; spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.” ―Amy Poehler
  • “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched — they must be felt with the heart.” ―Helen Keller
  • “Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.” ―Anais Nin

Short Quotes on True Friendship

  • “With friends like these, who needs enemies?” ―Joey Adams
  • “True friendship resists time, distance, and silence.” ―Isabel Allende
  • “Hold a true friend with both your hands.” ―Nigerian Proverb
  • “Only a true friend would be that truly honest.” ―Shrek
  • “Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.” ―Khalil Gibran
  • “True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks.” ―St. Jerome
  • “True friends don’t judge each other, they judge other people together.” ―Emilie Saint-Genis
  • “A true friend is forever a friend.” ―George MacDonald, The Marquis of Lossie
  • “Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.” ―Jean de la Fontaine
  • “The only way to have a friend is to be one.” ―Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “The essence of true friendship is to make allowance for another’s little lapses.” ―David Storey
  • “A friend can tell you things you don’t want to tell yourself.” ―Frances Ward Weller
  • “Friends…they cherish one another’s hopes. They are kind to one another’s dreams.” ―Henry David Thoreau
  • “My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.” ―Henry Ford
  • “True friends are like diamonds — bright, beautiful, valuable, and always in style.” ―Nicole Richie
  • “There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.” ―Thomas Aquinas
  • “Want to see who your real friends are? Screw up and see who’s still there.” ―Unknown
  • “My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.” ―Aristotle
  • “A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.” ―Arnold H. Glasgow
  • “A true friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else.” ―Len Wein
  • “A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” ―Walter Winchell
  • “True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.” ―Charles Caleb Colton
  • “A good friend will help you move, but a true friend will help you move a body.” ―Steven J. Daniels

Meaningful Short Deep Friendship Quotes

  • “Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.” ―Oscar Wilde
  • “Real friendship, like real poetry, is extremely rare — and precious as a pearl.” ―Tahar Ben Jelloun
  • “Everyone has a friend during each stage of life. But only lucky ones have the same friend in all stages of life.” ―Unknown
  • “But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.” ―Thomas Jefferson
  • “That’s when I realized what a true friend was. Someone who would always love you — the imperfect you, the confused you, the wrong you — because that is what people are supposed to do.” ―Unknown
  • “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

Short But Sweet Friendship Quotes

  • “Love is friendship set on fire.” ―Jeremy Taylor
  • “Friendship is accepting a person with all their qualities — good and bad.” ―Mohanlal
  • “The love that comes from friendship is the underlying facet of a happy life.” ―Chelsea Handler
  • “It’s not being in love that makes me happy. It is the person that I am in love with that does.” —
  • “If you live to be 100, I hope I live to be 100 minus 1 day, so I never have to live without you.” ―Winnie the Pooh
  • “She is a friend of my mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order.” ―Toni Morrison

Short and New Friendship Quotes

  • “A friend may be waiting behind a stranger’s face.” —Maya Angelou
  • “Every new friend is a new adventure… the start of more memories.” ―Patrick Lindsay
  • “The kindest way of helping yourself is to find a friend.” ―Ann Kaiser Stearns
  • “Everyone you meet knows something you don’t know but need to know. Learn from them.” — C.G. Jung
  • “The great thing about new friends is that they bring new energy to your soul.” ―Shanna Rodriguez
  • “Be genuinely interested in everyone you meet and everyone you meet will be genuinely interested in you.” ―Rasheed Ogunlaru
  • “Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them.” ―Francesco Guicciardini
  • “Each new friendship can make you a new person, because it opens up new doors inside of you.” ―Kate DiCamillo

Short Friendship Quotes for Friends

  • “A friend to all is a friend to none.” ―Aristotle
  • “Friends should be like books, few, but hand-selected.” ―C.J. Langenhoven
  • “I felt it shelter to speak to you.” ―Emily Dickinson
  • “They make me stronger; they make me braver.” ―Jane Fonda
  • “You’ve got a friend in me.” ―Randy Newman, Toy Story
  • “I have friends, I have associates, and I have friends.” ―Shaquille O’Neal
  • “What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.” ―Aristotle
  • “We have been friends together in sunshine and in shade.” ―Caroline Sheridan Norton
  • “It’s the friends you can call up at 4am that matter.” ―Marlene Dietrich
  • “Some people go to priests, others to poetry, I to my friends.” ―Virginia Woolf
  • “Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.” ―Sicilian Proverb
  • “Ah, how good it feels! The hand of an old friend.” ―Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • “Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.” ―William Shakespeare
  • “The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends.” ―Gwenyth Paltrow
  • “There is nothing like puking with somebody to make you into old friends.” ―Sylvia Plath
  • “Friends are medicine for a wounded heart, and vitamins for a hopeful soul.” ―Steve Maraboli
  • “A friend is an emotional bond, just like friendship is a human experience.” ―Simon Sinek
  • “Friends: people who borrow my books and set wet glasses on them.” ―Edwin Arlington Robinson
  • “Without friends no one would choose to live, though he had all other goods.” ―Aristotle
  • “A friend can tell you things you don’t want to tell yourself.” ―Frances Ward Weller
  • “I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don’t believe I deserved my friends.” ―Walt Whitman
  • “There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.” ―Linda Grayson
  • “The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.” ―Henry David Thoreau
  • “Sitting silently beside a friend who is hurting may be the best gift we can give.” ―Unknown
  • “A friend is the one who comes in when the whole world has gone out.” ―Grace Pulpit
  • “No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.” ―Alice Walker
  • “The richest man is the one with the most powerful friends.” ―Eli Wallach, The Godfather Part III
  • “The great thing about new friends is that they bring new energy to your soul.” ―Shanna Rodriguez
  • “I get by with a little help from my friends.” ―The Beatles, With A Little Help from My Friends
  • “I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was 12.” ―Steven King, Stand by Me

Short Friendship Quotes for Best Friend

  • “Besties before testes.” ―Unknown
  • “The best mirror is an old friend.” ―George Herbert
  • “What do you do with your best friend? You do nothing.” ―Blake Lively
  • “Only a true best friend can protect you from your immortal enemies.” ―Richelle Mead
  • “Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.” ―Sarah Dessen
  • “A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.” ―Leo Buscaglia
  • “My best friend is me, and I take good care of me.” ―Diane von Furstenberg
  • “When a man’s best friend is his dog… That dog has a problem.” ―Edward Abbey
  • “We’ll be friend ’til we’re old and senile. … Then we’ll be new friends!”– Anonymous
  • “Friends listen to what you say. Best friends listen to what you don’t say.” ―Unknown
  • “Are we going to be friends forever?’ Asked Piglet. ‘Even longer,’ Pooh answered.” ―A.A. Milne
  • “Things are never quite as scary when you have a best friend.” ―Bill Waterston, Calvin and Hobbes
  • “My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.” ―Aristotle
  • “If we treated ourselves as well as we treated our best friend, can you imagine?”– Meghan Markle
  • “That was what a best friend did: hold up a mirror and show you your heart.” ―Kristin Hannah
  • “She’s always there for me when I need her; she’s my best friend; she’s just my everything.” ―Ashley Olsen
  • “Best friends? Well, I guess you could call us that but I think we are more like sisters.” ―Unknown

Short Friendship Quotes for Friends

  • “Friendship is the purest love.” ―Osho
  • “Friendship is one mind in two bodies.” ―Mencius
  • “A sweet friendship refreshes the soul.” ―Proverbs 27:9
  • “Friendship is a sheltering tree.” ―Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • “Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.” ―Friedrich Nietzsche
  • “Friendship is a wildly underrated medication.” ―Anna Deavere Smith
  • “Friendship is like a rainbow between two hearts.” ―Unknown
  • “Friendship’s the wine of life.” ―Edward Young, Night Thoughts
  • “Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.” ―Samuel Butler
  • “A friendship that can end never really began.” ―Publilius Syrus
  • “Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.” ―Khalil Gibran
  • “No friendship is an accident.” ―O. Henry, Heart of the West
  • “Women’s friendships are like a renewable source of power.” ―Jane Fonda
  • “Friendship isn’t a big thing. It’s a million little things.” ―Unknown
  • “Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.” ―Balthasar Gracian
  • “The language of friendship is not words but meanings.” ―Henry David Thoreau
  • “Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.” ―Dorothy Parker
  • “Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.” ―Woodrow Wilson
  • “Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow.”– Swedish Proverb
  • “A man’s friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.” ―Charles Darwin
  • “Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.” ―Aristotle
  • “The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.” ―Hubert H. Humphrey
  • “Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world.” ―John Evelyn
  • “Anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.” ―Misty Copeland
  • “There are big ships and small ships. But the best ship of all is friendship.” ―Unknown
  • “Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm & constant.” ―Socrates
  • “A snowball in the face is surely the perfect beginning to a lasting friendship.” ―Markus Zusak
  • “Friendship is a word, the very sight of which in print makes heart warm.” ―Augustine Birrell
  • “A day without a friend is like a pot without a single drop of honey left inside.” ―Winnie the Pooh

Short Quotes about Best Friend

  • “One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.” ―Euripides
  • “Friendship’s the wine of life.” ―Edward Young, Night Thoughts
  • “Friendship is a wildly underrated medication.” ―Anna Deavere Smith
  • “Friends are relatives you make for yourself.” ―Eustache Deschamps
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  • “Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.” ―Samuel Butler
  • “In my friend, I find a second self.” ―Isabel Norton
  • “Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.” ―Khalil Gibran
  • “Never let your best friends get lonely…keep disturbing them.” ―Candlelight Publications
  • “We’ll be the old ladies causing trouble in the nursing home.” ―Unknown
  • “Some people go to priests. Others to poetry. I to my friends.”—Virginia Woolf
  • “There’s not a word yet for old friends who’ve just met.” ―Jim Henson
  • “True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.” ―David Tyson
  • “The only way to have a friend is to be one.” ―Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.” ―Leo Buscaglia
  • “It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.” ―Marlene Dietrich
  • “The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.” ―Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “I found out what the secret to life is—friends. Best friends.” ―Fried Green Tomatoes
  • “Remember George, no man is a failure who has friends.” ―It’s a Wonderful Life
  • “Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.” ―Woodrow Wilson
  • “Anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.” ―Misty Copeland
  • “A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.” ―Elbert Hubbard
  • “Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.” ― Sarah Dessen
  • “A friend is an emotional bond, just like friendship is a human experience.” ―Simon Sinek
  • “There are friends, there is family, and then there are friends that become family.” ―Unknown
  • “True friends are like diamonds — bright, beautiful, valuable, and always in style.” ―Nicole Richie
  • “A friend can tell you things you don’t want to tell yourself.” ―Frances Ward Weller
  • “The love that comes from friendship is the underlying facet of a happy life.” ―Chelsea Handler
  • “A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success!” – Doug Larson
  • “One’s friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.” ―George Santayana

Short Friendship Quotes and Sayings

  • “Life is nothing without friendship.” ―Cicero
  • “Friendship is another word for love.” ―Unknown
  • “Friendship is the wine of life.” ―Edward Young
  • “We were together. I forget the rest.” ―Walt Whitman
  • “In the cookie of life friends are the chocolate chips.” ―Unknown
  • “Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.” ―Khalil Gibson
  • “Friendship isn’t a big thing—it’s a million little things.” ―Paulo Coelho
  • “I get by with a little help from my friends.” ―The Beatles
  • “I will not let you go into the unknown alone.” ―Bram Stoker
  • “Sometimes, being with your best friend, is all the therapy you need.” ―Unknown
  • “Keep the ones that heard you when you never said a word.” ―Unknown
  • “True friends are like diamonds—bright, beautiful, valuable, and always in style.” ―Nicole Richie
  • “Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.” ―Jean de La Fontaine
  • “A friend is what the heart needs all the time.” ―Henry van Dyke
  • “A friend is someone who makes it easy to believe in yourself.” ―Heidi Wills
  • “There’s nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.” ―Unknown
  • “It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.” ―Marlene Dietrich
  • “The only way to have a friend is to be one.” ―Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.” ―Jim Morrison
  • “Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend.” ―Bill Watterson
  • “A good friend knows all your stories. A best friend helped you create them.” ―Unknown
  • “I knew when I met you an adventure was going to happen -Winnie The Pooh
  • “The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.” ―Hubert H. Humphrey
  • “Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave and impossible to forget.” ―Unknown
  • “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” ―Elbert Hubbard
  • “Friends are medicine for a wounded heart, and vitamins for a hopeful soul.” ―Steve Maraboli
  • “When you can’t look on the brightside, I will sit with you in the dark.” ―Unknown
  • “How beautiful it is to find someone who asks for nothing but your company.” ―Brigitte Nicole
  • “I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.” ―Helen Keller
  • “A true friend accepts who you are, but also helps you become who you should be.” ―Unknown
  • “Good friends are like stars, you don’t always see them, but you know they’re always there.” ―Unknown
  • “The great thing about new friends is that they bring new energy to your soul.” ―Shanna Rodriguez
  • “Because of you, I laugh a little harder, cry a little less, and smile a lot more.” ―Unknown
  • “What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth. They share it.” ―C.S. Lewis
  • “We’ve been friends for so long I can’t remember which one of us is the bad influence.” ―Unknown
  • “A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.” ―Arnold H. Glasgow
  • “True friendship is when two friends can walk in opposite directions, yet remain side by side.” ―Josh Grayson
  • “A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails.” ―Donna Roberts