A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from January 09, 2020
“A friend is one who overlooks your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden”

"A friend is one who overlooks your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden” is an inspirational saying that has been printed on many javascript:void(0);images. The saying means that a friend can overlook your faults and appreciate your strengths.

The saying was posted on the newsgroup alt.justahillbilly on February 6, 2001, and is of unknown authorship.


Google Groups: alt.justahillbilly
A friend is
Justa Hillbilly
2/6/01
A friend is one who overlooks your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden.

2 January 2004, Irish Examiner (Cork, Ireland), “Horoscopes,” pg. ?:
TAURUS
A friend is someone who ignores your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden.

Twitter
Ethicalernie
@ethicalernie
A friend is one who looks beyond the broken fence
And admires the flowers in your garden
3:32 PM · Feb 17, 2009·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Dave West
@banksouth_
A true friend looks over your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden.
7:49 AM · Jul 14, 2009·Twitter Web Client

Google Books
Gone Feral:
Tracking My Dad Through the Wild

By Novella Carpenter
New York, NY: Penguin Books
2014
Pg. 120:
I read once—a friend is one who overlooks your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden. I guess that about describes George and my friendship. He overlooked my faults and I overlooked his.

Google Books
Title A Friend Is One Who Overlooks Your Broken Fence and Admires the Flowers in Your Garden. .: Journal
Author Corbrooklyn Publishing
Publisher Independently Published, 2019
ISBN 1796686964, 9781796686968
Length 202 pages

Bustle
25 Heartwarming National Best Friends Day 2019 Instagram Captions That Might Make You Cry
By JESSICA BOOTH
Jun 4, 2019
(...)
11. “A friend is one who overlooks your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden.”

Good Housekeeping
40 Friendship Quotes to Dedicate to Your One and Only Bestie
It’s all about finding the yin to your yang.

BY CAROLINE PICARD AND SELENA BARRIENTOS
Jun 25, 2019
(...)
Unknown
A friend is one who overlooks your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden.

Parade
101 Best Friend Quotes to Show Your BFF How Much Their Friendship Means to You
NOVEMBER 18, 2019 – 10:14 AM
(...)
34. “A friend is one who overlooks your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden.” — Anonymous

Twitter
John’s World 🌐
@LifeWithJohn
A dear friend is the one who overlooks your broken fence and admires the flowers in your garden. #TrueFriends
#Love
1:29 PM · Jan 7, 2020·The Social Jukebox

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