Friendship Quotes

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Love is friendship caught on fire.
Unknown
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
An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship.
Danish prove

Friendship is the only cement that will hold the world together.
Unknown
Friendship is love with understanding.
Author Unknown
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow - Ripening fruit.
Aristotle
Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
Robert Lynd
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back.
Blaise Pascal
To hear complaints with patience, even when complaints are vain, is one of the duties of friendship.
Samuel Johnson
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with a part of another people are friends in spots.
George Santayana
We are an arrogant species, full of terrible potential, but we also have a great capacity for love, friendship, generosity, kindness, faith, hope, and joy.
Dean Koontz
The best things in life are never rationed. Friendship, loyalty, love do not require coupons.
George T. Hewitt
The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.
Hubert Humphrey
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Thomas Jefferson
The friendships of the world are oft confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasures.
Joseph Addison
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 is one mind in two bodies.
Mencius
Some of the most rewarding and beautiful moments of a friendship happen in the unforeseen open spaces between planned activities. It is important that you allow these spaces to exist.
Christine Leefeldt
To like and dislike the same things, that is indeed true friendship.
Sallust, The War with Catiline
Friendship is a horizon - - which expands whenever we approach it.
E. R. Hazlip
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 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
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
The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
Henry David Thoreau
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues Let every eye negotiate for itself And trust no agent.
William Shakespeare
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
Only solitary men know the full joys of friendship. Others have their family but to a solitary and an exile his friends are everything.
Warren Gamaliel Harding
Friendship improves hapiness and reduces misery, by doubting our joys and dividing our grief.
Joseph Addison, (1672 - 1719)
Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one.
C. S. Lewis
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
True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
C. C. Colton
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.
George Eliot
The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.
William Blake
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
Charles Caleb Colton
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
My father and he had one of those English friendships which begin by avoiding intimacies and eventually eliminate speech altogether.
Jorge Luis Borges
Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
Rabindranath Tagore