Friendship Quotes

George t. hewitt - the best things in life are never rationed....
Randolph silliman bourne - friendships are fragile things, and require as...
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 marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
Mark Twain
True friendship is never serene.
Marie de Rabutin - Chantal
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
The real test of friendship is can you literally do nothing with the other person Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple.
Eugene Kennedy
Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others.
William Hazlitt
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
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship; and it is by far the best ending for one.
Oscar Wilde
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with a part of another people are friends in spots.
George Santayana
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
If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.
Charlotte Bronte
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendship.
Colette, The Pure and the Impure, 1932
There is little friendship in the world, and least of all between equals.
Francis Bacon
I have nothing but contempt for the kind of governor who is afraid, for whatever reason, to follow the course that he knows is best for the State; and as for the man who sets private friendship above the public welfare - I have no use for him either.
Sophocles, Antigone
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
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
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
If we judge of love by its usual effects, it resembles hatred more than friendship.
La Rochefoucauld
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
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
There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity.
Samuel Johnson
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
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Samuel Butle
The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.
Hubert Humphrey
Friendship demands attention.
Sir Thomas More
One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
Mencius
Friendships, like marriages, are dependent on avoiding the unforgivable.
John D. MacDonald
Though friendship is not quick to burn, It is explosive stuff.
May Sarton
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow - Ripening fruit.
Aristotle
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
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
The finest kind of friendship is between people who expect a great deal of each other but never ask it.
Sylvia Breme
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
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
Friendship make prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Cicero, On Friendship, 44 B. C.
Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
Epicurus
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations entangling alliances with none.
Thomas Jefferson