Friendship Quotes

Friendship is like a sheltering tree.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Eleanor roosevelt - friendship with oneself is all important, because...

Contests allow no excuses, no more do friendships.
Ibycus
A tree is known by its fruit a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
Saint Basil
True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
Dave Tyson Gentry
William hazlitt - to be capable of steady friendship or lasting...

George santayana - friendship is almost always the union of a part...
Friendship is love with understanding.
Author Unknown
The friendships of the world are oft confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasures.
Joseph Addison
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 not possible between two women, one of whom is very well dressed.
Laurie Colwin
Never refuse any advance of friendship, for if nine out of ten bring you nothing, one alone may repay you.
Madame de Tencin
If we are to judge of love by the consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship.
La Rochefoucauld
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love.
George Santayana
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... it has no survival value; rather is one of those things that give value to survival.
C. S. Lewis
Friendship is not only doing something for someone, but it is caring for someone, which is what every person needs.
C. Neil Strait
A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both.
Fawn M. Brodie
Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
Mencius
If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.
Charlotte Bronte
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
True friendship is never serene.
Marie de Rabutin - Chantal
But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part of life is sunshine.
Thomas Jefferson
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
The language of friendship is not words, but meanings. It is an intelligence about language.
Henry David Thoreau
He removes the greatest ornament of friendship, who takes away from it respect.
Cicero
Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
Epicurus
The wise man does not permit himself to set up even in his own mind any comparisons of his friends. His friendship is capable of going to extremes with many people, evoked as it is by many qualities.
Charles Dudley Warne
True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
Henry David Thoreau
Friendship is a horizon - - which expands whenever we approach it.
E. R. Hazlip
Friends need not agree in everything or go always together, or have no comparable other friendships of the same intimacy. On the contrary, in friendship union is more about ideal things and in that sense it is more ideal and less subject to trouble than marriage is.
George Santayana
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
Derek Bethune
Friendship demands attention.
Sir Thomas More
Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
Charles Lam
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
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
The friendship that can cease has never been real.
Saint Jerome, Lette
The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.
Hubert Humphrey
Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
Robert Lynd
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
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