Friendship Quotes

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Some of the most rewarding and beautiful moments of a friendship happen in the unforeseen open spaces between planned activities. It is important that you allow these spaces to exist.
Christine Leefeldt
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
La Rochefoucauld
Honest differences of opinion should never be permitted to destroy a friendship.
Chiam Potok, The Chosen
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

Friendship demands attention.
Sir Thomas More
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
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
The friendship that can cease has never been real.
Saint Jerome, Lette
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
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
True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
C. C. Colton
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
Friendship based solely upon gratitude is like a photograph with time it fades.
Carmen Sylva
The language of friendship is not words, but meanings. It is an intelligence about language.
Henry David Thoreau
The steady discipline of intimate friendship with Jesus results in men becoming like Him.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
Epicurus
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness of existence.
Sydney Smith
Friendship multiplies the good in life and divides the evil.
Baltasar Gracian
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
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
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 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
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
My father and he had one of those English friendships which begin by avoiding intimacies and eventually eliminate speech altogether.
Jorge Luis Borges
Contests allow no excuses, no more do friendships.
Ibycus
True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
Henry David Thoreau
Adversity is the touchstone of friendship.
French Prove
Love is blind friendship closes its eyes.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship.
Danish prove
Love is friendship caught on fire.
Unknown
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Samuel Butle
A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
John D. Rockefeller Jr.
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
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Thomas Jefferson
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Thomas Jefferson
Flattery looks like friendship, just like a wolf looks like a dog.
Author Unknown
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