Friendship Quotes

Jeremy taylo - love is friendship set on fire....
Ralph waldo emerson - real friendship is shown in times of trouble...

Be slow to fall into friendship, but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
Derek Bethune
Always set high value on spontaneous kindness. He whose inclination prompts him to cultivate your friendship of his own accord will love you more than one whom you have been at pains to attach to you.
Samuel Johnson
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.
George Eliot
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

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow - Ripening fruit.
Aristotle
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
Henry David Thoreau
True friendship is seen through the heart not through the eyes.
Unknown
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with a part of another people are friends in spots.
George Santayana
All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox, O Magazine, February 2004
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
Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity.
Mortimer Adle
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
Contests allow no excuses, no more do friendships.
Ibycus
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
True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
Charles Caleb Colton
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
Charles Caleb Colton
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
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
But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life and thanks to a benevolent arrangement of things, the greater part of life is sunshine.
Thomas Jefferson
Where you find true friendship, You find true love.
Unknown
If we are to judge of love by the consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship.
La Rochefoucauld
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
I do not believe the expenditure of $2. 50 for a book entitles the purchaser to the personal friendship of the author.
Evelyn Waugh
The real test of friendship is Can you literally do nothing with the other person Can you enjoy together those moments of life that are utterly simple They are the moments people look back on at the end of life and number as their most sacred experiences.
Eugene Kennedy
Friendship is... the sort of love one can imagine between angels.
Clive Staples Lewis
Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any other fragile and precious thing.
Randolph Silliman Bourne
Friendship is a living thing that lasts only as long as it is nourished with kindness, empathy and understanding.
Author Unknown
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
Love demands infinitely less than friendship.
Ethel Watts Mumford
Friendship is not only doing something for someone, but it is caring for someone, which is what every person needs.
C. Neil Strait
Friendship is not possible between two women, one of whom is very well dressed.
Laurie Colwin
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself alone. A man should keep his friendships in constant repair.
Samuel Johnson
Friendship often ends in love but love in friendship - Never.
Charles Caleb Colton
The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.
Hubert Humphrey
The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
Hubert Humphrey
Do you know what friendship is... it is to be brother and sister; two souls which touch without mingling, two fingers on one hand.
Victor Hugo, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Chapter 13
Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.
Eustace Budgell