Similar or different friends
Similar or different friendsOne of the themes(论题) universal(。普。通性) to the litera。ture(文学) of all languag。es is friendship. Humans need the enjoyment, warmth and laughter shared with others.
Having a group of similar f。rie。nds, we can feel a sense of strength when they s。hare our opinions, and ambitious(野心勃勃的, 有雄心的) person kike an artist or politician may feel a。 special need to be surrounded by people who assist and encourag。e him in his pursuit. Furthermore, old friends know how to be harmonious(协调的) with one another and how to avoid pote。ntial(潜在的) arguments. The well-known, great friendship between Marx and Engels is very touching(感人的) and typical example of bosom(知心的) friends.
Nonetheless, practically speaking, we all need to ad。vance in life. Most of us have to m。ake new friends when we leave school and seek employment. New friends can lead t。o new adventures, new career opportunities(机会) and new。 life. Likewise, dif。ferent friends can help us on different oc。casi。ons。 when we encounter。(遭遇) obstacles(障碍). A different friends is also a。 mirror which can reflect your virtues(善) and shortcomings. From him。, you can find wh。at you lack and you can learn what you need. When vie。wed from these perspective(透视图), different friends may do more in shaping you than the similar ones.
No matter how similar they are, every two friend shave differences. And now matter how different the。y are, they have at leas。t one similarity(相似): the faith in fr。iendship. With the sincere friendship, you can fin。d shelter(遮盖。物) from danger, courage in need, and hands ready to help; open your heart to your friends, whether th。ey are。 similar to or different from you, and you may become the luckiest man.