Friendship Quotes

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
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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
There is little friendship in the world, and least of all between equals.
Francis Bacon
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
Charles Caleb Colton

The real test of friendship is can you literally do nothing with the other person Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple.
Eugene Kennedy
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
Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
Robert Lynd
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
Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
Charles Lam
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 a living thing that lasts only as long as it is nourished with kindness, empathy and understanding.
Author Unknown
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
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
It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship.
Henry Ward Beeche
True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
Dave Tyson Gentry
If we are to judge of love by the consequences, it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship.
La Rochefoucauld
The steady discipline of intimate friendship with Jesus results in men becoming like Him.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
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, "Much Ado about Nothing", Act 2 scene 1
Friendships, like marriages, are dependent on avoiding the unforgivable.
John D. MacDonald
Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one.
C. S. Lewis
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
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.
George Eliot
My father and he had one of those English friendships which begin by avoiding intimacies and eventually eliminate speech altogether.
Jorge Luis Borges
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
Friendship make prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it.
Cicero, On Friendship, 44 B. C.
Adversity is the touchstone of friendship.
French Prove
The friendship that can cease has never been real.
Saint Jerome, Lette
We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over so in a series of kindness there is at last one which makes the heart run over.
Samuel Johnson
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
Friendship is a horizon - - which expands whenever we approach it.
E. R. Hazlip
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
Be slow to fall into friendship, but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
Derek Bethune
A hedge between keeps friendship green.
German Prove
Friendship with oneself is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
Eleanor Roosevelt
True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
Charles Caleb Colton
Friendship without self - Interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life.
James F. Byrnes
Friendship is love with understanding.
Author Unknown
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