Friendship Quotes

Henry david thoreau - the language of friendship is not words, but...
Sallust, the war with catiline - to like and dislike the same things, that is...

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
Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.
George Eliot
Friendship is the golden thread that ties the hearts of all hearts of all the world.
John Evelyn
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
C. S. Lewis

Friendship is not possible between two women, one of whom is very well dressed.
Laurie Colwin
A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
John D. Rockefeller Jr.
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love.
George Santayana
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
Friendship based solely upon gratitude is like a photograph with time it fades.
Carmen Sylva
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues Let every eye negotiate for itself And trust no agent.
William Shakespeare
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
Friends need not agree in everything or go always together, or have no comparable other friendships of the same intimacy. On the contrary, in friendship union is more about ideal things: and in that sense it is more ideal and less subject to trouble than marriage is.
George Santayana
It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means.
Charles Kingsley
What a wretched lot of old shrivelled creatures we shall be by - And - By. Never mind - The uglier we get in the eyes of others, the lovelier we shall be to each other that has always been my firm faith about friendship.
Marie Dressle
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
Love is friendship set on fire.
Jeremy Taylo
Love is blind friendship closes its eyes.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
George Washington
The finest kind of friendship is between people who expect a great deal of each other but never ask it.
Sylvia Breme
Where you find true friendship, You find true love.
Unknown
Friendships begin because, even without words, we understand how someone feels.
Joan Walsh Anglund
A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - Just to save it from drying out completely.
Pam Brown
Be slow to fall into friendship but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
Socrates
He removes the greatest ornament of friendship, who takes away from it respect.
Cicero
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
Friendship is... the sort of love one can imagine between angels.
Clive Staples Lewis
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
The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
Hubert Humphrey
Friendship, of itself a holy tie, Is made more sacred by adversity.
Charles Caleb Colton
True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
C. C. Colton
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
To hear complaints with patience, even when complaints are vain, is one of the duties of friendship.
Samuel Johnson
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
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
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
Friendship often ends in love but love in friendship - Never.
Charles Caleb Colton
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