Friendship Quotes

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
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
Epicurus
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Samuel Butle
Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
Charles Lam

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 finest kind of friendship is between people who expect a great deal of each other but never ask it.
Sylvia Breme
Sympathy constitutes friendship but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Friendship is the golden thread that ties the hearts of all hearts of all the world.
John Evelyn
When someone allows you to bear his burdens, you have found deep friendship.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, January 4, 2003
Friendship is love with understanding.
Author Unknown
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
A hedge between keeps friendship green.
German Prove
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
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
Mark Twain
He removes the greatest ornament of friendship, who takes away from it respect.
Cicero
Friendship is neither a formality nor a mode it is rather a life.
David Grayson
The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship.
Sir Francis Bacon
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
The friendship that can cease has never been real.
Saint Jerome, Lette
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
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
May the hinges of our friendship never grow rusty.
Irish Prove
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility never an opportunity.
Kahlil Gibran
Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
Honore de Balzac
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
Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.
Thomas Jefferson
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
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
There is little friendship in the world, and least of all between equals.
Francis Bacon
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
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanisms of friendship.
Colette, The Pure and the Impure, 1932
Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
Rabindranath Tagore
Friendship is the only cement that will hold the world together.
Unknown
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Thomas Jefferson
Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
Robert Lynd
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
If we judge of love by its usual effects, it resembles hatred more than friendship.
La Rochefoucauld
To hear complaints with patience, even when complaints are vain, is one of the duties of friendship.
Samuel Johnson