Friendship Quotes

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Friendship with oneself is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
Epicurus
Real friendship is shown in times of trouble prosperity is full of friends.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The friendships of the world are oft confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasures.
Joseph Addison

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
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
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 will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
Robert Lynd
When someone allows you to bear his burdens, you have found deep friendship.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, January 4, 2003
No love, no friendship Can cross the path of our destiny Without leaving some mark on it forever.
Francois Mauriac
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Friendship with oneself is all - Important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Samuel Butle
Love is friendship caught on fire.
Unknown
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
Dave Tyson Gentry
Friendship is like a sheltering tree.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Friendship is not possible between two women, one of whom is very well dressed.
Laurie Colwin
Love is friendship set on fire.
Jeremy Taylo
If we judge of love by its usual effects, it resembles hatred more than friendship.
La Rochefoucauld
Adversity is the touchstone of friendship.
French Prove
The best things in life are never rationed. Friendship, loyalty, love do not require coupons.
George T. Hewitt
A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
John D. Rockefeller Jr.
The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.
William Blake
Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
Rabindranath Tagore
True friendship is never serene.
Marie de Rabutin - Chantal
If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.
Charlotte Bronte
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
Charles Caleb Colton
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
Friendship often ends in love but love in friendship - - Never.
Albert Camus
Love is blind friendship closes its eyes.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Never refuse any advance of friendship, for if nine out of ten bring you nothing, one alone may repay you.
Madame de Tencin
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
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, of itself a holy tie, Is made more sacred by adversity.
Charles Caleb Colton
Though friendship is not quick to burn, It is explosive stuff.
May Sarton
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love.
George Santayana
All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox, O Magazine, February 2004