Friendship Quotes

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
Derek bethune - be slow to fall into friendship, but when thou...

The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship.
Sir Francis Bacon
Friendship with oneself is all - Important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
Eleanor Roosevelt
The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
Henry David Thoreau
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Friendship is a horizon - - which expands whenever we approach it.
E. R. Hazlip
Sympathy constitutes friendship but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Friendship is not only doing something for someone, but it is caring for someone, which is what every person needs.
C. Neil Strait
Be slow to fall into friendship but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
Socrates
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... it has no survival value; rather is one of those things that give value to survival.
C. S. Lewis
Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
Mencius
The friendship that can cease has never been real.
Saint Jerome, Lette
Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness of existence.
Sydney Smith
I do not believe the expenditure of $2. 50 for a book entitles the purchaser to the personal friendship of the author.
Evelyn Waugh
All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox, O Magazine, February 2004
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
La Rochefoucauld
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
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Thomas Jefferson
True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
Charles Caleb Colton
Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
Honore de Balzac
May the hinges of our friendship never grow rusty.
Irish Prove
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
Love is blind friendship closes its eyes.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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
False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.
Richard Burton
Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
Epicurus
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility never an opportunity.
Kahlil Gibran
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with a part of another people are friends in spots.
George Santayana
The steady discipline of intimate friendship with Jesus results in men becoming like Him.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
The friendships of the world are oft confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasures.
Joseph Addison
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
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 is a living thing that lasts only as long as it is nourished with kindness, empathy and understanding.
Author Unknown
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
John D. Rockefeller Jr.
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 real test of friendship is Can you literally do nothing with the other person Can you enjoy together those moments of life that are utterly simple They are the moments people look back on at the end of life and number as their most sacred experiences.
Eugene Kennedy
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back.
Blaise Pascal