Friendship Quotes

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow - Ripening fruit.
Aristotle
Eustace budgell - friendship is a strong and habitual inclination...

Friendship with oneself is all - Important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Thomas Jefferson
The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
Henry David Thoreau
Joseph addison, (1672 - 1719) - friendship improves hapiness and reduces misery,...

George washington - be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and...
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
Though friendship is not quick to burn, It is explosive stuff.
May Sarton
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
True friendship is seen through the heart not through the eyes.
Unknown
The finest kind of friendship is between people who expect a great deal of each other but never ask it.
Sylvia Breme
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
Friendships that have stood the test of time and change are surely best.
Joseph Parry
Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.
George Eliot
Friendship is one of the sweetest joys of life. Many might have failed beneath the bitterness of their trial had they not found a friend.
Charles Spurgeon
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
Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
Rabindranath Tagore
Adversity is the touchstone of friendship.
French Prove
An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship.
Danish prove
The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship.
Sir Francis Bacon
If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.
Charlotte Bronte
Friendship is love with understanding.
Author Unknown
Do you know what friendship is... it is to be brother and sister; two souls which touch without mingling, two fingers on one hand.
Victor Hugo, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Chapter 13
Friendship multiplies the good in life and divides the evil.
Baltasar Gracian
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship; and it is by far the best ending for one.
Oscar Wilde
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
True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
Henry David Thoreau
Always set high value on spontaneous kindness. He whose inclination prompts him to cultivate your friendship of his own accord will love you more than one whom you have been at pains to attach to you.
Samuel Johnson
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
Love is friendship caught on fire.
Unknown
Friendship is neither a formality nor a mode it is rather a life.
David Grayson
Friendship is a horizon - - which expands whenever we approach it.
E. R. Hazlip
The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.
William Blake
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendship.
Colette, The Pure and the Impure, 1932
Friendship often ends in love but love in friendship - Never.
Charles Caleb Colton
Honest differences of opinion should never be permitted to destroy a friendship.
Chiam Potok, The Chosen
May the hinges of our friendship never grow rusty.
Irish Prove
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
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Joseph Addison