Friendship Quotes

Friendship is not possible between two women, one of whom is very well dressed.
Laurie Colwin
Unknown - where you find true friendship, you find true...

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
All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox, O Magazine, February 2004
The wise man does not permit himself to set up even in his own mind any comparisons of his friends. His friendship is capable of going to extremes with many people, evoked as it is by many qualities.
Charles Dudley Warne
George jean nathan - women can form a friendship with a man very well...

Sallust - it is the nature of ambition to make men liars...
Friendship is love with understanding.
Author Unknown
Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.
Eustace Budgell
The finest kind of friendship is between people who expect a great deal of each other but never ask it.
Sylvia Breme
The language of friendship is not words, but meanings. It is an intelligence about language.
Henry David Thoreau
Friendships begin because, even without words, we understand how someone feels.
Joan Walsh Anglund
Real friendship is shown in times of trouble prosperity is full of friends.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
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
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
There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity.
Samuel Johnson
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
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
It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means.
Charles Kingsley
True friendship is never serene.
Marie de Rabutin - Chantal
Love is friendship set on fire.
Jeremy Taylo
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
La Rochefoucauld
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 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
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
My father and he had one of those English friendships which begin by avoiding intimacies and eventually eliminate speech altogether.
Jorge Luis Borges
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow - Ripening fruit.
Aristotle
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
The most valuable things in life are not measured in monetary terms. The really important things are not houses and lands, stocks and bonds, automobiles and real state, but friendships, trust, confidence, empathy, mercy, love and faith.
Bertrand Russell V. Delong
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 tree is known by its fruit a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
Saint Basil
An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship.
Danish prove
Friendship make prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Cicero, On Friendship, 44 B. C.
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.
Saint Teresa of Avila
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