Friendship Quotes

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
George Washington
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For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.
Saint Teresa of Avila
Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.
Joseph Addison
We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over so in a series of kindness there is at last one which makes the heart run over.
Samuel Johnson
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An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship.
Danish prove
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Thomas Jefferson
Love demands infinitely less than friendship.
Ethel Watts Mumford
Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
Rabindranath Tagore
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.
George Eliot
Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another What You, too Thought I was the only one.
Clive Staples Lewis
Friendship based solely upon gratitude is like a photograph with time it fades.
Carmen Sylva
Real friendship is shown in times of trouble prosperity is full of friends.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
Mencius
When someone allows you to bear his burdens, you have found deep friendship.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, January 4, 2003
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Adversity is the touchstone of friendship.
French Prove
Friendship is... the sort of love one can imagine between angels.
Clive Staples Lewis
True friendship is seen through the heart not through the eyes.
Unknown
Flattery looks like friendship, just like a wolf looks like a dog.
Author Unknown
False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.
Richard Burton
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
To hear complaints with patience, even when complaints are vain, is one of the duties of friendship.
Samuel Johnson
Some of the most rewarding and beautiful moments of a friendship happen in the unforeseen open spaces between planned activities. It is important that you allow these spaces to exist.
Christine Leefeldt
No love, no friendship Can cross the path of our destiny Without leaving some mark on it forever.
Francois Mauriac
Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness of existence.
Sydney Smith
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow grow, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
George Washington
There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity.
Samuel Johnson
The most valuable things in life are not measured in monetary terms. The really important things are not houses and lands, stocks and bonds, automobiles and real state, but friendships, trust, confidence, empathy, mercy, love and faith.
Bertrand Russell V. Delong
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.
William Blake
Friendship is the highest degree of perfection in society.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Friendship is like a sheltering tree.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.
Eustace Budgell
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
La Rochefoucauld
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship; and it is by far the best ending for one.
Oscar Wilde
One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault. If any other can excel it, it is listening to such a disclosure with gratitude, and amending the error.
Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer - Lytton
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