Friendship Quotes

And in the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter and the sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
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The language of friendship is not words, but meanings. It is an intelligence about language.
Henry David Thoreau
True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
Charles Caleb Colton
Adversity is the touchstone of friendship.
French Prove
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However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
La Rochefoucauld
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
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love: Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues; Let every eye negotiate for itself And trust no agent.
William Shakespeare, "Much Ado about Nothing", Act 2 scene 1
Only solitary men know the full joys of friendship. Others have their family but to a solitary and an exile his friends are everything.
Warren Gamaliel Harding
My father and he had one of those English friendships which begin by avoiding intimacies and eventually eliminate speech altogether.
Jorge Luis Borges
True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
Dave Tyson Gentry
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
Friendships begin because, even without words, we understand how someone feels.
Joan Walsh Anglund
Friendship demands attention.
Sir Thomas More
I do not believe the expenditure of $2. 50 for a book entitles the purchaser to the personal friendship of the author.
Evelyn Waugh
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
He removes the greatest ornament of friendship, who takes away from it respect.
Cicero
Friendship is the only cement that will hold the world together.
Unknown
Our friendships are precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life; and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part is sunshine.
Thomas Jefferson
Friendships that have stood the test of time and change are surely best.
Joseph Parry
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
Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any other fragile and precious thing.
Randolph Silliman Bourne
Friendship is... the sort of love one can imagine between angels.
Clive Staples Lewis
Friendship is the highest degree of perfection in society.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.
Hubert Humphrey
Friendship without self - Interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life.
James F. Byrnes
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
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues Let every eye negotiate for itself And trust no agent.
William Shakespeare
Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
Rabindranath Tagore
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
If we are to judge of love by the consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship.
La Rochefoucauld
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back.
Blaise Pascal
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
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
Be slow to fall into friendship but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
Socrates
To cement a new friendship, especially between foreigners or persons of a different social world, a spark with which both were secretly charged must fly from person to person, and cut across the accidents of place and time.
Nigerian Prove
Friendship based solely upon gratitude is like a photograph with time it fades.
Carmen Sylva
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Samuel Butle