Friendship Quotes

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
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Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.
Joseph Addison
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
Love is friendship caught on fire.
Unknown
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Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
Mencius
Women can form a friendship with a man very well but to preserve it - - To that end a slight physical antipathy must probably help.
George Jean Nathan
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
A hedge between keeps friendship green.
German Prove
If we are to judge of love by the consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship.
La Rochefoucauld
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow - Ripening fruit.
Aristotle
The holy passion of Friendship is so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.
Mark Twain
A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
John D. Rockefeller Jr.
Adversity is the touchstone of friendship.
French Prove
The best things in life are never rationed. Friendship, loyalty, love do not require coupons.
George T. Hewitt
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
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
Derek Bethune
Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.
Eustace Budgell
For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.
Saint Teresa of Avila
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Samuel Butle
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
Charles Caleb Colton
Friendship is not possible between two women, one of whom is very well dressed.
Laurie Colwin
All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox, O Magazine, February 2004
Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
Rabindranath Tagore
There is little friendship in the world, and least of all between equals.
Francis Bacon
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
Real friendship is shown in times of trouble prosperity is full of friends.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
Hubert Humphrey
Friendship make prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Cicero, On Friendship, 44 B. C.
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
Friendship is like a sheltering tree.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Friendship, of itself a holy tie, Is made more sacred by adversity.
Charles Caleb Colton
Friendship is love with understanding.
Author Unknown
Be slow to fall into friendship but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
Socrates
The friendship that can cease has never been real.
Saint Jerome, Lette
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
Honest differences of opinion should never be permitted to destroy a friendship.
Chiam Potok, The Chosen
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendship.
Colette, The Pure and the Impure, 1932