Friendship Quotes

Rabindranath tagore - depth of friendship does not depend on length of...
Charles lam - tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense,...

To hear complaints with patience, even when complaints are vain, is one of the duties of friendship.
Samuel Johnson
Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness of existence.
Sydney Smith
Friendship is... the sort of love one can imagine between angels.
Clive Staples Lewis
Friendship make prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Cicero, On Friendship, 44 B. C.

True friendship is seen through the heart not through the eyes.
Unknown
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
Friendship is the golden thread that ties the hearts of all hearts of all the world.
John Evelyn
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
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 language of friendship is not words but meanings.
Henry David Thoreau
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
The language of friendship is not words, but meanings. It is an intelligence about language.
Henry David Thoreau
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Thomas Jefferson
Flattery looks like friendship, just like a wolf looks like a dog.
Author Unknown
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
Friendship, of itself a holy tie, Is made more sacred by adversity.
Charles Caleb Colton
Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any other fragile and precious thing.
Randolph Silliman Bourne
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations entangling alliances with none.
Thomas Jefferson
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
Mark Twain
Women can form a friendship with a man very well but to preserve it - - To that end a slight physical antipathy must probably help.
George Jean Nathan
To like and dislike the same things, that is indeed true friendship.
Sallust, The War with Catiline
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
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Friendship is love with understanding.
Author Unknown
One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault. If any other can excel it, it is listening to such a disclosure with gratitude, and amending the error.
Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer - Lytton
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
Adversity is the touchstone of friendship.
French Prove
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow - Ripening fruit.
Aristotle
Love is blind friendship closes its eyes.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Friendship demands attention.
Sir Thomas More
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 holy passion of Friendship is 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
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Samuel Butle
Love is friendship set on fire.
Jeremy Taylo
The glory of friendship is not the outstreched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
Charles Caleb Colton
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox, O Magazine, February 2004