Friendship Quotes

Contests allow no excuses, no more do friendships.
Ibycus
Danish prove - an ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of...

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
True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
George Washington
If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.
Charlotte Bronte
Hubert humphrey - the greatest healing therapy is friendship and...

Eustace budgell - friendship is a strong and habitual inclination...
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself alone. A man should keep his friendships in constant repair.
Samuel Johnson
True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
C. C. Colton
The finest kind of friendship is between people who expect a great deal of each other but never ask it.
Sylvia Breme
Adversity is the touchstone of friendship.
French Prove
Friendship is the allay of our sorrows, the ease of our passions, the discharge of our oppressions, the sanctuary to our calamities, the counselor of our doubts, the clarity of our minds.
Jeremy Taylo
I do not believe the expenditure of $2. 50 for a book entitles the purchaser to the personal friendship of the author.
Evelyn Waugh
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
Friendship is a horizon - - which expands whenever we approach it.
E. R. Hazlip
Friendship, of itself a holy tie, Is made more sacred by adversity.
Charles Caleb Colton
Human beings are born into this little span of life of which the best thing is its friendship and intimacies, and soon their places will know them no more, and yet they leave their friendships and intimacies with no cultivation, to grow as they will by the roadside, expecting them to keep by force of inertia.
William James
When someone allows you to bear his burdens, you have found deep friendship.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, January 4, 2003
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations entangling alliances with none.
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
All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox, O Magazine, February 2004
There is little friendship in the world, and least of all between equals.
Francis Bacon
Friendship is not possible between two women, one of whom is very well dressed.
Laurie Colwin
Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
George Washington
True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
Dave Tyson Gentry
Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
Epicurus
There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity.
Samuel Johnson
Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.
George Eliot
Real friendship is shown in times of trouble prosperity is full of friends.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendship.
Colette, The Pure and the Impure, 1932
The real test of friendship is can you literally do nothing with the other person Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple.
Eugene Kennedy
Friendships, like marriages, are dependent on avoiding the unforgivable.
John D. MacDonald
Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
Mencius
Friendship is not only doing something for someone, but it is caring for someone, which is what every person needs.
C. Neil Strait
Friendship often ends in love but love in friendship - - Never.
Albert Camus
Where you find true friendship, You find true love.
Unknown
Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one.
C. S. Lewis
True friendship is never serene.
Marie de Rabutin - Chantal
Love demands infinitely less than friendship.
Ethel Watts Mumford
Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity.
Mortimer Adle