Friendship Quotes

Do not be content with showing friendship in words alone, let your heart burn with loving kindness for all who may cross your path.
Abdul Baha, Paris Talks, p. 15
William shakespeare - friendship is constant in all other things save...

Thomas jefferson - our friendships are precious, not only in the...
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
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back.
Blaise Pascal
Though friendship is not quick to burn, It is explosive stuff.
May Sarton

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
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
True friendship is seen through the heart not through the eyes.
Unknown
To hear complaints with patience, even when complaints are vain, is one of the duties of friendship.
Samuel Johnson
Friendship make prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Cicero, On Friendship, 44 B. C.
True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
Charles Caleb Colton
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
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
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
Flattery looks like friendship, just like a wolf looks like a dog.
Author Unknown
The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship.
Sir Francis Bacon
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
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
I do not believe the expenditure of $2. 50 for a book entitles the purchaser to the personal friendship of the author.
Evelyn Waugh
True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
C. C. Colton
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
Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any other fragile and precious thing.
Randolph Silliman Bourne
To cement a new friendship, especially between foreigners or persons of a different social world, a spark with which both were secretly charged must fly from person to person, and cut across the accidents of place and time.
Nigerian Prove
Friendship is not only doing something for someone, but it is caring for someone, which is what every person needs.
C. Neil Strait
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
Derek Bethune
Friendship is a living thing that lasts only as long as it is nourished with kindness, empathy and understanding.
Author Unknown
Friendship without self - Interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life.
James F. Byrnes
It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means.
Charles Kingsley
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
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
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 love with understanding.
Author Unknown
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
Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
Epicurus
Friendship is the highest degree of perfection in society.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
Henry David Thoreau
Friendship is the allay of our sorrows, the ease of our passions, the discharge of our oppressions, the sanctuary to our calamities, the counselor of our doubts, the clarity of our minds.
Jeremy Taylo
Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
Charles Lam
If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.
Charlotte Bronte