As we all know that human beings are social creatures and have always valued the importance of friends in their lives.
To celebrate this great feeling a special day is dedicated for the friends and their friendship. In 1935, US Congress declared first Sunday of August as a holiday in the Honor of Friends. Since then, World Friendship Day is being celebrated every year on the first Sunday of the August month.
This year it is celebrated on 7th August, 2016 being first Sunday of August.
There are some other celebrations which occur on Sundays.
National Friendship Day is on the first Sunday in August.
Women’s Friendship Day is on the third Sunday in August
International Friendship Month is February
Now it time for some of the best friendship day quotations:
“Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up.”
“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather is one of those things that give value to survival.” – S. Lewis
“Friendship is like a perennial river which flows forever. It may change it’s path but will never ever dry up.”
– Pinaki Prasad Mohanty
“A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.”
– Walter Winchell
“A friend is someone who is there for you when he’d rather be anywhere else.”
– Len Wein
“There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.“
“Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light”.
“One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.”
“A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world”.
– Leo Buscaglia
“Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer”.
– Jean de La Fontaine
“Friends are born, not made”.
– Henry Adams
“Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.”
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