Friendship Quotes

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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
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility never an opportunity.
Kahlil Gibran
Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
Robert Lynd
Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness of existence.
Sydney Smith

The language of friendship is not words, but meanings. It is an intelligence about language.
Henry David Thoreau
Friendship is like a sheltering tree.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Though friendship is not quick to burn, It is explosive stuff.
May Sarton
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Samuel Butle
Friendship make prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Cicero, On Friendship, 44 B. C.
Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.
Joseph Addison
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
The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.
William Blake
True friendship is seen through the heart not through the eyes.
Unknown
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
Mark Twain
Love is friendship set on fire.
Jeremy Taylo
Love is blind friendship closes its eyes.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Contests allow no excuses, no more do friendships.
Ibycus
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
True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
Henry David Thoreau
May the hinges of our friendship never grow rusty.
Irish Prove
Friendship is a living thing that lasts only as long as it is nourished with kindness, empathy and 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
True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
George Washington
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, Antigone
Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
Charles Lam
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 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
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
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Thomas Jefferson
Friendship with oneself is all - Important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Friendship is... the sort of love one can imagine between angels.
Clive Staples Lewis
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
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
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
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 improves hapiness and reduces misery, by doubting our joys and dividing our grief.
Joseph Addison, (1672 - 1719)
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
Marcus Tullius Cicero