Friendship Quotes

A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
John D. Rockefeller Jr.
May sarton - though friendship is not quick to burn, it is...

Henry david thoreau - true friendship can afford true knowledge. it...
To like and dislike the same things, that is indeed true friendship.
Sallust, The War with Catiline
Friendship often ends in love but love in friendship - Never.
Charles Caleb Colton
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.
Socrates
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
Robert Lynd
Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.
Joseph Addison
Friendship is the highest degree of perfection in society.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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 growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
George Washington
Do you know what friendship is... it is to be brother and sister; two souls which touch without mingling, two fingers on one hand.
Victor Hugo, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Chapter 13
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
True friendship is seen through the heart not through the eyes.
Unknown
Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another What You, too Thought I was the only one.
Clive Staples Lewis
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Thomas Jefferson
Honest differences of opinion should never be permitted to destroy a friendship.
Chiam Potok, The Chosen
Flattery looks like friendship, just like a wolf looks like a dog.
Author Unknown
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Samuel Butle
Friendship is a living thing that lasts only as long as it is nourished with kindness, empathy and understanding.
Author Unknown
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
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
Friendship is the golden thread that ties the hearts of all hearts of all the world.
John Evelyn
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship; and it is by far the best ending for one.
Oscar Wilde
Friendship is... the sort of love one can imagine between angels.
Clive Staples Lewis
Real friendship is shown in times of trouble prosperity is full of friends.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity.
Mortimer Adle
The friendships of the world are oft confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasures.
Joseph Addison
Friendship with oneself is all - Important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations entangling alliances with none.
Thomas Jefferson
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
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
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Friendships begin because, even without words, we understand how someone feels.
Joan Walsh Anglund
True friendship is never serene.
Marie de Rabutin - Chantal
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 a plant of slow growth, and must undergo 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
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