Saturday, August 6, 2011

Friendship Quotes

Friendship day will be celebrated on August 7 and people of all age groups are eagerly waiting for this day .
Friendship Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of August every year. This year, it will fall on August 7.

Earlier, on April 27, 2011, the General Assembly of the United Nation declared July 30th as official International Friendship Day.

The tradition of dedicating a day in honor of friends began in US in 1935. Gradually the festival gained popularity and today Friendship Day is celebrated in large number of countries including India. On this day people spend time with their friends and express love for them.

The shops  are flooded  with special beaded friendship bands, tagged friendship cards, flowers and gifts to attract youths.But in the present techno world people  make use of internet services and cellphones  to wish each other on friendship day .People send Friendship SMS,  Friendship messages, Friendship Quotes, Friendship scraps and Friendship greetings are getting popular via cellphones and social networking websites.

On this occasion exchange of friendship bands is the most  popular custom, but these days different mediums are used by friends to get their message across.

People are over the world  make use of social networking sites like facebook , twitter , e-mail  and wish each other on the friendship day .

Now speacially the youths purchase gifts for their friends and also plan late night parties .

The idea of a World Friendship Day was first proposed on July 20, 1958 by Dr. Artemio Bracho during a dinner with friends in Puerto Pinasco, Paraguay.

The  malls hotels, resturants are also ready for the celebrations as they offer special things , offers on the friendship day

Here are few Friendship day SMS for the Samaylive readers:

A coin is easy to earn, a friend is hard to find. The coin depreciates but a friend appreciates. I lost a coin when I smsed u, but it's okay because I got u.

Thank you for touching my life in ways you may never know. My riches do not lie in material wealth, but in having friend like you - a precious gift from God.

"True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost."

If you are in trouble, If you need a hand, Just call my number, because I'm ur friend!
If U need a friend and there are a hundred steps between us, u can take the 1st step to get near me and i will take all 99 step to be there for u.