Friendship Quotes

Victor hugo, the hunchback of notre dame, chapter 13 - do you know what friendship is... it is to be...
Charles lam - tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense,...

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
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
Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
Robert Lynd
Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity.
Mortimer Adle

Friendships begin because, even without words, we understand how someone feels.
Joan Walsh Anglund
Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.
George Eliot
The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.
Mark Twain
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
For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.
Saint Teresa of Avila
If we are to judge of love by the consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship.
La Rochefoucauld
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow - Ripening fruit.
Aristotle
Friendship with oneself is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
Eleanor Roosevelt
What a wretched lot of old shrivelled creatures we shall be by - And - By. Never mind - The uglier we get in the eyes of others, the lovelier we shall be to each other that has always been my firm faith about friendship.
Marie Dressle
The friendships of the world are oft confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasures.
Joseph Addison
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
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 by far the best ending for one.
Oscar Wilde
The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
Hubert Humphrey
Friendship often ends in love but love in friendship - - Never.
Albert Camus
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
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
When someone allows you to bear his burdens, you have found deep friendship.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, January 4, 2003
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
Derek Bethune
Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
Honore de Balzac
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, of itself a holy tie, Is made more sacred by adversity.
Charles Caleb Colton
Love is friendship set on fire.
Jeremy Taylo
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
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
Never refuse any advance of friendship, for if nine out of ten bring you nothing, one alone may repay you.
Madame de Tencin
Friendship make prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Cicero, On Friendship, 44 B. C.
To hear complaints with patience, even when complaints are vain, is one of the duties of friendship.
Samuel Johnson
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love.
George Santayana
Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any other fragile and precious thing.
Randolph Silliman Bourne
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
True friendship is seen through the heart not through the eyes.
Unknown
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