Friendship Quotes

Mark twain - the holy passion of friendship is so sweet and...
Friedrich wilhelm nietzsche - love is blind friendship closes its eyes....

Friendship is the highest degree of perfection in society.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.
Saint Teresa of Avila
Love is an alliance of friendship and animalism; if the former predominates it is passion exalted and refined; if the latter, gross and sensual.
C. C. Colton
I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that Source in you. Let us work together for unity and love.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back.
Blaise Pascal
Friendship with oneself is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
Eleanor Roosevelt
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
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations entangling alliances with none.
Thomas Jefferson
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
No love, no friendship Can cross the path of our destiny Without leaving some mark on it forever.
Francois Mauriac
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
False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.
Richard Burton
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
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, "Much Ado about Nothing", Act 2 scene 1
Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
Mencius
Friendship demands attention.
Sir Thomas More
Though friendship is not quick to burn, It is explosive stuff.
May Sarton
Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness of existence.
Sydney Smith
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 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 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
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
The best things in life are never rationed. Friendship, loyalty, love do not require coupons.
George T. Hewitt
Friendship multiplies the good in life and divides the evil.
Baltasar Gracian
Friendship with oneself is all - Important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
Eleanor Roosevelt
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
The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.
William Blake
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
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
Friendship improves hapiness and reduces misery, by doubting our joys and dividing our grief.
Joseph Addison, (1672 - 1719)
Flattery looks like friendship, just like a wolf looks like a dog.
Author Unknown
True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
George Washington
It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the truth in their breasts, and show, like jugglers, another thing in their mouths, to cut all friendships and enmities to the measure of their own interest, and to make a good countenance without the help of good will.
Sallust
Love is friendship caught on fire.
Unknown
True friendship is never serene.
Marie de Rabutin - Chantal
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 is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
C. C. Colton