Friendship Quotes

Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with a part of another people are friends in spots.
George Santayana
Thomas jefferson - but friendship is precious, not only in the...

Friendships begin because, even without words, we understand how someone feels.
Joan Walsh Anglund
Friendship without self - Interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life.
James F. Byrnes
Do not be content with showing friendship in words alone, let your heart burn with loving kindness for all who may cross your path.
Abdul Baha, Paris Talks, p. 15
Author unknown - friendship is love with understanding....

Samuel johnson - always set high value on spontaneous kindness. he...
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Thomas Jefferson
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
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 main things which seem to me important on their own account, and not merely as means to other things, are knowledge, art, instinctive happiness, and relations of friendship or affection.
Bertrand Russell
Friendship is like a sheltering tree.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The steady discipline of intimate friendship with Jesus results in men becoming like Him.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
The finest kind of friendship is between people who expect a great deal of each other but never ask it.
Sylvia Breme
The friendships of the world are oft confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasures.
Joseph Addison
One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault. If any other can excel it, it is listening to such a disclosure with gratitude, and amending the error.
Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer - Lytton
True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
Charles Caleb Colton
No love, no friendship Can cross the path of our destiny Without leaving some mark on it forever.
Francois Mauriac
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
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
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
Friendship, of itself a holy tie, Is made more sacred by adversity.
Charles Caleb Colton
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility never an opportunity.
Kahlil Gibran
Friendship is the only cement that will hold the world together.
Unknown
Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
Charles Lam
Friendship improves hapiness and reduces misery, by doubting our joys and dividing our grief.
Joseph Addison, (1672 - 1719)
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations entangling alliances with none.
Thomas Jefferson
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
Flattery looks like friendship, just like a wolf looks like a dog.
Author Unknown
My father and he had one of those English friendships which begin by avoiding intimacies and eventually eliminate speech altogether.
Jorge Luis Borges
Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
Rabindranath Tagore
It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means.
Charles Kingsley
Friendship with oneself is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Friendship often ends in love but love in friendship - - Never.
Albert Camus
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
The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship.
Sir Francis Bacon
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendship.
Colette, The Pure and the Impure, 1932
A hedge between keeps friendship green.
German Prove
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
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 grow, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
George Washington