National Friendship Day 2020
Friendship Day celebrations occur on different dates in different countries. The first World Friendship Day was proposed for 30 July in 1958, by the World Friendship Crusade.On 27 April 2011 the General Assembly of the United Nations declared 30 July as official International Friendship Day. However, some countries, including India, celebrate Friendship Day on the first Sunday of August. In Nepal, Friendship day is celebrated on 30 July each year. In Oberlin, Ohio, Friendship Day is celebrated on 9 April each year.
Friends are one of the most valued people in your life. From being a confidant to your biggest criticizer, and motivator, a friend plays too many significant roles in your life. No matter how sad or low you feel, a friend can instantly lighten up your mood and make you feel calm.
“A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” – Walter Winchell
“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
“I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.” – Plutarch
“True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.” – David Tyson
“Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.” – Washington Irving
“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
“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
“The real test of friendship is can you literally do nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple?”
– Eugene Kennedy