Friendship Quotes

Be slow to fall into friendship but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
Socrates
Sallust, the war with catiline - to like and dislike the same things, that is...

It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship.
Henry Ward Beeche
Love is blind friendship closes its eyes.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.
Hubert Humphrey
C. neil strait - friendship is not only doing something for...

Fawn m. brodie - a passion for politics stems usually from an...
We only want that which is given naturally to all peoples of the world, to be masters of our own fate, not of others, and in cooperation and friendship with others.
Golda Mei
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
C. S. Lewis
It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the truth in their breasts, and show, like jugglers, another thing in their mouths, to cut all friendships and enmities to the measure of their own interest, and to make a good countenance without the help of good will.
Sallust
What a wretched lot of old shrivelled creatures we shall be by - And - By. Never mind - The uglier we get in the eyes of others, the lovelier we shall be to each other that has always been my firm faith about friendship.
Marie Dressle
Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness of existence.
Sydney Smith
True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
Dave Tyson Gentry
The real test of friendship is Can you literally do nothing with the other person Can you enjoy together those moments of life that are utterly simple They are the moments people look back on at the end of life and number as their most sacred experiences.
Eugene Kennedy
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
La Rochefoucauld
Friendships that have stood the test of time and change are surely best.
Joseph Parry
My father and he had one of those English friendships which begin by avoiding intimacies and eventually eliminate speech altogether.
Jorge Luis Borges
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
Derek Bethune
At the shrine of friendship never say die, let the wine of friendship never run dry. Les Miserables.
Victor Hugo
Friendship multiplies the good in life and divides the evil.
Baltasar Gracian
Always set high value on spontaneous kindness. He whose inclination prompts him to cultivate your friendship of his own accord will love you more than one whom you have been at pains to attach to you.
Samuel Johnson
The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
Henry David Thoreau
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Joseph Addison
Some people think only intellect counts: knowing how to solve problems, knowing how to get by, knowing how to identify an advantage and seize it. But the functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion and empathy.
Dean Koontz
True friendship is seen through the heart not through the eyes.
Unknown
Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.
Eustace Budgell
Friendship often ends in love but love in friendship - Never.
Charles Caleb Colton
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind.
William Hazlitt
Friendship is one of the sweetest joys of life. Many might have failed beneath the bitterness of their trial had they not found a friend.
Charles Spurgeon
Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others.
William Hazlitt
The finest kind of friendship is between people who expect a great deal of each other but never ask it.
Sylvia Breme
Friendship is not possible between two women, one of whom is very well dressed.
Laurie Colwin
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Friendship based solely upon gratitude is like a photograph with time it fades.
Carmen Sylva
Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
Charles Lam
Friendship is like a sheltering tree.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with a part of another people are friends in spots.
George Santayana
I have nothing but contempt for the kind of governor who is afraid, for whatever reason, to follow the course that he knows is best for the State; and as for the man who sets private friendship above the public welfare - I have no use for him either.
Sophocles, Antigone
When someone allows you to bear his burdens, you have found deep friendship.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, January 4, 2003
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