Friendship Quotes

Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness of existence.
Sydney Smith
Abdul baha, paris talks, p. 15 - do not be content with showing friendship in...

Colette, the pure and the impure, 1932 - it is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness...
Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
Mencius
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility never an opportunity.
Kahlil Gibran
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

All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox, O Magazine, February 2004
And in the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter and the sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
To like and dislike the same things, that is indeed true friendship.
Sallust, The War with Catiline
Be slow to fall into friendship but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
Socrates
Love is friendship caught on fire.
Unknown
The main things which seem to me important on their own account, and not merely as means to other things, are knowledge, art, instinctive happiness, and relations of friendship or affection.
Bertrand Russell
Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.
George Eliot
The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship.
Sir Francis Bacon
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
It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means.
Charles Kingsley
Flattery looks like friendship, just like a wolf looks like a dog.
Author Unknown
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
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
Where you find true friendship, You find true love.
Unknown
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with a part of another people are friends in spots.
George Santayana
Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any other fragile and precious thing.
Randolph Silliman Bourne
Friendship is love with understanding.
Author Unknown
Love is friendship set on fire.
Jeremy Taylo
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
The best things in life are never rationed. Friendship, loyalty, love do not require coupons.
George T. Hewitt
The finest kind of friendship is between people who expect a great deal of each other but never ask it.
Sylvia Breme
True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
Charles Caleb Colton
Friendship often ends in love but love in friendship - - Never.
Albert Camus
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
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
Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
Honore de Balzac
May the hinges of our friendship never grow rusty.
Irish Prove
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
Though friendship is not quick to burn, It is explosive stuff.
May Sarton
Human beings are born into this little span of life of which the best thing is its friendship and intimacies, and soon their places will know them no more, and yet they leave their friendships and intimacies with no cultivation, to grow as they will by the roadside, expecting them to keep by force of inertia.
William James
If we judge of love by its usual effects, it resembles hatred more than friendship.
La Rochefoucauld
The holy passion of Friendship is of 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
I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that Source in you. Let us work together for unity and love.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
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