Friendship Quotes

My father and he had one of those English friendships which begin by avoiding intimacies and eventually eliminate speech altogether.
Jorge Luis Borges
Blaise pascal - few friendships would survive if each one knew...

The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.
Hubert Humphrey
True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
Dave Tyson Gentry
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
C. c. colton - love is an alliance of friendship and animalism;...

Henry david thoreau - true friendship can afford true knowledge. it...
Friendship based solely upon gratitude is like a photograph with time it fades.
Carmen Sylva
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
Flattery looks like friendship, just like a wolf looks like a dog.
Author Unknown
Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity.
Mortimer Adle
A hedge between keeps friendship green.
German Prove
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
Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
Mencius
Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It? s not something you learn in school. But if you haven? t learned the meaning of friendship, you haven? t really learned anything.
Mohammad Ali, Newspaper, Daily Herald
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Thomas Jefferson
Friendship is not necessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
Clive Staples Lewis
The glory of friendship is not the outstreched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship; and it is by far the best ending for one.
Oscar Wilde
The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
Hubert Humphrey
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
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
Charles Caleb Colton
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love.
George Santayana
Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
Robert Lynd
Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
Honore de Balzac
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendship.
Colette, The Pure and the Impure, 1932
Friendship improves hapiness and reduces misery, by doubting our joys and dividing our grief.
Joseph Addison, (1672 - 1719)
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
The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship.
Sir Francis Bacon
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with a part of another people are friends in spots.
George Santayana
Be slow to fall into friendship but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
Socrates
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
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
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
Friendship is love with understanding.
Author Unknown
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 only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means.
Charles Kingsley
Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
Charles Lam
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
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