Friendship Quotes

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
Abdul baha, paris talks, p. 15 - do not be content with showing friendship in...

Baltasar gracian - friendship multiplies the good in life and...
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
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
When someone allows you to bear his burdens, you have found deep friendship.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, January 4, 2003

If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.
Charlotte Bronte
Though friendship is not quick to burn, It is explosive stuff.
May Sarton
The friendships of the world are oft confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasures.
Joseph Addison
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Friendship improves hapiness and reduces misery, by doubting our joys and dividing our grief.
Joseph Addison, (1672 - 1719)
If we are to judge of love by the consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship.
La Rochefoucauld
True friendship is never serene.
Marie de Rabutin - Chantal
True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
George Washington
Always set high value on spontaneous kindness. He whose inclination prompts him to cultivate your friendship of his own accord will love you more than one whom you have been at pains to attach to you.
Samuel Johnson
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship; and it is by far the best ending for one.
Oscar Wilde
Adversity is the touchstone of friendship.
French Prove
Friendships, like marriages, are dependent on avoiding the unforgivable.
John D. MacDonald
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
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
Joseph Addison
Flattery looks like friendship, just like a wolf looks like a dog.
Author Unknown
All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon sand.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox, O Magazine, February 2004
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
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... it has no survival value; rather is one of those things that give value to survival.
C. S. Lewis
The best things in life are never rationed. Friendship, loyalty, love do not require coupons.
George T. Hewitt
The most valuable things in life are not measured in monetary terms. The really important things are not houses and lands, stocks and bonds, automobiles and real state, but friendships, trust, confidence, empathy, mercy, love and faith.
Bertrand Russell V. Delong
Friendship is the highest degree of perfection in society.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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
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
Friendship with oneself is all - Important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Friendship is like a sheltering tree.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Friendship is the golden thread that ties the hearts of all hearts of all the world.
John Evelyn
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 greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.
Hubert Humphrey
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
True friendship is seen through the heart not through the eyes.
Unknown
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
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
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 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