Friendship Quotes

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Friendship with oneself is all - Important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
Eleanor Roosevelt
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
True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
Henry David Thoreau
Love is friendship set on fire.
Jeremy Taylo

A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
John D. Rockefeller Jr.
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with a part of another people are friends in spots.
George Santayana
The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship.
Sir Francis Bacon
Never refuse any advance of friendship, for if nine out of ten bring you nothing, one alone may repay you.
Madame de Tencin
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
Friendship is like a sheltering tree.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow - Ripening fruit.
Aristotle
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
The friendship that can cease has never been real.
Saint Jerome, Lette
Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
Mencius
May the hinges of our friendship never grow rusty.
Irish Prove
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
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
Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness of existence.
Sydney Smith
There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity.
Samuel Johnson
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
At the shrine of friendship never say die, let the wine of friendship never run dry. Les Miserables.
Victor Hugo
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
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 is the only cement that will hold the world together.
Unknown
Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any other fragile and precious thing.
Randolph Silliman Bourne
If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.
Charlotte Bronte
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
The steady discipline of intimate friendship with Jesus results in men becoming like Him.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Friendships begin because, even without words, we understand how someone feels.
Joan Walsh Anglund
Friendship is the golden thread that ties the hearts of all hearts of all the world.
John Evelyn
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
Friendship is not necessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
Clive Staples Lewis
The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.
Hubert Humphrey
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Honest differences of opinion should never be permitted to destroy a friendship.
Chiam Potok, The Chosen
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