Friendship Quotes

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Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
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
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
He removes the greatest ornament of friendship, who takes away from it respect.
Cicero

Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
Mencius
A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - Just to save it from drying out completely.
Pam Brown
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
Derek Bethune
Friendship is like a sheltering tree.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship.
Sir Francis Bacon
An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship.
Danish prove
But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part of life is sunshine.
Thomas Jefferson
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 certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
Friendship multiplies the good in life and divides the evil.
Baltasar Gracian
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow - Ripening fruit.
Aristotle
Where you find true friendship, You find true love.
Unknown
Friendship is not possible between two women, one of whom is very well dressed.
Laurie Colwin
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
It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship.
Henry Ward Beeche
Friendship without self - Interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life.
James F. Byrnes
Our friendships are precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life; and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part is sunshine.
Thomas Jefferson
We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over so in a series of kindness there is at last one which makes the heart run over.
Samuel Johnson
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
C. C. Colton
Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness of existence.
Sydney Smith
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
Friendship demands attention.
Sir Thomas More
Friendship is neither a formality nor a mode it is rather a life.
David Grayson
Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
Rabindranath Tagore
True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
Dave Tyson Gentry
There is little friendship in the world, and least of all between equals.
Francis Bacon
Friendship is one of the sweetest joys of life. Many might have failed beneath the bitterness of their trial had they not found a friend.
Charles Spurgeon
Love demands infinitely less than friendship.
Ethel Watts Mumford
True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
Charles Caleb Colton
Friendship based solely upon gratitude is like a photograph with time it fades.
Carmen Sylva
We only want that which is given naturally to all peoples of the world, to be masters of our own fate, not of others, and in cooperation and friendship with others.
Golda Mei
Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It? s not something you learn in school. But if you haven? t learned the meaning of friendship, you haven? t really learned anything.
Mohammad Ali, Newspaper, Daily Herald
Adversity is the touchstone of friendship.
French Prove