Friendship Quotes

Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any other fragile and precious thing.
Randolph Silliman Bourne
Joseph addison - friendship improves happiness, and abates misery,...

George santayana - friends need not agree in everything or go always...
At the shrine of friendship never say die, let the wine of friendship never run dry. Les Miserables.
Victor Hugo
I do not believe the expenditure of $2. 50 for a book entitles the purchaser to the personal friendship of the author.
Evelyn Waugh
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with a part of another people are friends in spots.
George Santayana

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
He removes the greatest ornament of friendship, who takes away from it respect.
Cicero
A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both.
Fawn M. Brodie
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
The wise man does not permit himself to set up even in his own mind any comparisons of his friends. His friendship is capable of going to extremes with many people, evoked as it is by many qualities.
Charles Dudley Warne
The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
Hubert Humphrey
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
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
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
True friendship is seen through the heart not through the eyes.
Unknown
Friendship is the highest degree of perfection in society.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
May the hinges of our friendship never grow rusty.
Irish Prove
True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
Charles Caleb Colton
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Thomas Jefferson
If we are to judge of love by the consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship.
La Rochefoucauld
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
True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
Henry David Thoreau
Friendships that have stood the test of time and change are surely best.
Joseph Parry
Friendship is the only cement that will hold the world together.
Unknown
Honest differences of opinion should never be permitted to destroy a friendship.
Chiam Potok, The Chosen
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
Henry David Thoreau
Friendship improves hapiness and reduces misery, by doubting our joys and dividing our grief.
Joseph Addison, (1672 - 1719)
The finest kind of friendship is between people who expect a great deal of each other but never ask it.
Sylvia Breme
Friendship without self - Interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life.
James F. Byrnes
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
Where you find true friendship, You find true love.
Unknown
The steady discipline of intimate friendship with Jesus results in men becoming like Him.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
Friendship is... the sort of love one can imagine between angels.
Clive Staples Lewis
There is little friendship in the world, and least of all between equals.
Francis Bacon
Friendship is neither a formality nor a mode it is rather a life.
David Grayson
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
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Thomas Jefferson