Friendship Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Friendship

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Many a time from a bad beginning great friendships have sprung up.
~By Terence ~


A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both.
~By Fawn M. Brodie ~


We must reach out our hand in friendship and dignity both to those who would befriend us and those who would be our enemy.
~By Arthur Ashe ~


Never be afraid to meet to the hilt the demand of either work, or friendship - two of life's major assets.
~By Eleanor Robson Belmont ~


Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
~By Socrates ~


It was good for us, I suppose. Those kinds of times produce qualities in us that make us better for having had them. My parents were not getting along. My mother was quite intolerant of friendships that were being developed.
~By Fay Wray ~


Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


There is something in the unselfish and self-sacrificing love of a brute, which goes directly to the heart of him who has had frequent occasion to test the paltry friendship and gossamer fidelity of mere Man.
~By Edgar Allan Poe ~


True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


But, based on my friendship with Evie as young mothers, I started going on freedom rides in 1966.
~By June Jordan ~


You don't have to dislike people you disagree with and it doesn't mean you shouldn't be able to have bipartisan friendships in this place. Life's too short to have it any other way.
~By Dave Obey ~


Friendships that have stood the test of time and change are surely best.
~By Joseph Parry ~


Even where friendship is concerned, it takes me a long time to trust people.
~By Namie Amuro ~


The most successful marriages, gay or straight, even if they begin in romantic love, often become friendships. It's the ones that become the friendships that last.
~By Andrew Sullivan ~


The sacrifices of friendship were beautiful in her eyes as long as she was not asked to make them.
~By Hector Hugh Munro ~


Sincere friendship towards God, in all who believe him to be properly an intelligent, willing being, does most apparently, directly, and strongly incline to prayer; and it no less disposes the heart strongly to desire to have our infinitely glorious.
~By Jonathan Edwards ~


I have long enjoyed the friendship and companionship of Republicans because I am by instinct a teacher, and I would like to teach them something.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


Friendship is a pretty full-time occupation if you really are friendly with somebody. You can't have too many friends because then you're just not really friends.
~By Truman Capote ~


I'm someone who loves to enjoy life and tries to focus on real things and real friendships. That's why I live very simply. I'm a jeans and T-shirt kind of girl. I don't spend much time fixing myself up or trying to look cool. I live like a normal person and even though I'm in a very high-profile business, I really don't let it affect the way I live.
~By Cameron Diaz ~


We became friends as we became a band. Our friendship evolved as the band evolved. It had its ups and downs, but it was mostly ups for the four of us. We got along well almost all of the time. Hey! We liked each other and we still do.
~By Dave Blood ~


I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship.
~By Pietro Aretino ~


Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.
~By Jean de La Fontaine ~


In those early years in New York when I was a stranger in a big city, it was the companionship and later friendship which I was offered in the Linnean Society that was the most important thing in my life.
~By Ernst Mayr ~


She discovered with great delight that one does not love one's children just because they are one's children but because of the friendship formed while raising them.
~By Gabriel Garcia Marquez ~


The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love, like being enlivened with champagne.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


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.
~By Saint Basil ~


Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship.
~By Lord Byron ~


One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.
~By Clifton Paul Fadiman ~


Business, you know, may bring you money, but friendship hardly ever does.
~By Jane Austen ~


My first experiences of academic friendship made me smile in after years when I looked back on them. But my circle of acquaintances had gradually grown so large that it was only natural new friendships should grow out of it.
~By Georg Brandes ~


I would have told him that I appreciated his friendship through the years and that I had learned a lot from him. I really loved Frank like you do a brother.
~By Jimmy Carl Black ~


A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
~By Charles Darwin ~


The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.
~By William Blake ~


The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.
~By Hubert H. Humphrey ~


I'm calling my book series the 'with God series.' And this next 'with God' book is Friendship with God, which comes out in November. This books challenges us to bring about the end of 'better' on this planet.
~By Neale Donald Walsch ~


Time makes friendship stronger, but love weaker.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their parents are sexy, they're fun, they do things together, they're best friends. Kids learn by example. If I respect Mom, they're going to respect Mom.
~By Tim Allen ~


A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
~By John D. Rockefeller ~


During the 1950s, Aristotle Onassis and I formed what grew to be a close friendship and association in several business ventures.
~By Paul Getty ~


Friendships begun in this world will be taken up again, never to be broken off.
~By Saint Francis de Sales ~


One of the great things personally coming to Hawai'i is my friendship of Jim Nicholson.
~By Dan Fouts ~


I come from the New York theatre world, and I have a lot of gay male friends, so this friendship of Will and Grace's isn't such a stretch.
~By Debra Messing ~


The best time to frame an answer to the letters of a friend, is the moment you receive them. Then the warmth of friendship, and the intelligence received, most forcibly cooperate.
~By William Shenstone ~


Friendship is held to be the severest test of character. It is easy, we think, to be loyal to a family and clan, whose blood is in your own veins.
~By Charles Alexander Eastman ~


Why do we go around acting as though everything was friendship and reliability when basically everything everywhere is full of sudden hate and ugliness?
~By Anna Freud ~


In closing I wish to say that while I was sorely beset by a number of white riders in my racing days, I have also enjoyed the friendship of countless thousands of white men whom I class as among my closest friends.
~By Major Taylor ~


If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, sir, should keep his friendship in a constant repair.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Loyalty and friendship, which is to me the same, created all the wealth that I've ever thought I'd have.
~By Ernie Banks ~


A man's friendships are, like his will, invalidated by marriage - but they are also no less invalidated by the marriage of his friends.
~By Samuel Butler ~


The Games are just a nice, positive way to build friendships, camaraderie and, of course, self-esteem. Plus, the Games are a great opportunity for people to participate in sports who normally wouldn't.
~By Greg Louganis ~


Conjugal love, or the friendship of spouses, can persist even after sexual desires have weakened, withered, and disappeared.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly?
~By Emily Bronte ~


Friendship always benefits; love sometimes injures.
~By Seneca ~


One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
~By Henry B. Adams ~


Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


Today, I, too, wish to reaffirm that I intend to continue on the path toward improved relations and friendship with the Jewish people, following the decisive lead given by John Paul II.
~By Pope Benedict XVI ~


Secrecy is the chastity of friendship.
~By Jeremy Taylor ~


006 was such an interesting character and the film really explored his friendship with Bond and how it all went wrong, so it was a very personal journey for both characters.
~By Sean Bean ~


At the beginning of the new century, it is the common aspiration of the peoples of the two countries to deepen mutual understanding, enhance trust, develop friendship and strengthen cooperation.
~By Li Peng ~


If we take matrimony at it's lowest, we regard it as a sort of friendship recognised by the police.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


The path of social advancement is, and must be, strewn with broken friendships.
~By H. G. Wells ~


Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.
~By George Eliot ~


What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun. A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Israelis can be proud of the vibrant democracy that they have created, and I know that many Rhode Islanders share my deep appreciation for the close friendship between our two nations.
~By Lincoln Chafee ~


These dudes were 30 years old, and they would compete about getting the best chick. That came before their friendships. Some of them treat women like they're objects. I never felt like that.
~By Brian Welch ~


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.
~By Cornelia Otis Skinner ~


That was the day I began cutting classes and returning to TV tapings; it ultimately led to a friendship with Johnny O, and an increasing fascination and respect for what he did.
~By Randy West ~


True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation.
~By George Washington ~


Love demands infinitely less than friendship.
~By George Jean Nathan ~


Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces.
~By Anne Morrow Lindbergh ~


Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
~By Charles Lamb ~


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!
~By William Hazlitt ~


Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
~By Aristotle ~


Because I have sixty years of being a professional composer, conductor, musician, whatever, and you develop a lot of friendships and you get involved with a lot of sort of long-term commitments and obligations.
~By Gunther Schuller ~


Friendship! Mysterious cement of the soul, Sweet'ner of life, and solder of society.
~By Robert Blair ~


What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests, an interchange of services given and received; it is, in sum, simply a business from which those involved propose to derive a steady profit for their own self-love.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Madam, I have been looking for a person who disliked gravy all my life; let us swear eternal friendship.
~By Sydney Smith ~


Neatness begets order; but from order to taste there is the same difference as from taste to genius, or from love to friendship.
~By Johann Kaspar Lavater ~


The rare few, who, early in life have rid themselves of the friendship of the many.
~By James Whistler ~


Love is a friendship set to music.
~By Joseph Campbell ~


False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.
~By Richard Burton ~


Friendship and money: oil and water.
~By Mario Puzo ~


True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks.
~By St. Jerome ~


What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship?
~By Anais Nin ~


Old friendships are like meats served up repeatedly, cold, comfortless, and distasteful. The stomach turns against them.
~By William Hazlitt ~


Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness.
~By Dag Hammarskjold ~


The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
~By Francis Bacon ~


I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.
~By Katherine Mansfield ~


Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


Friendship is a sheltering tree.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
~By Joseph Addison ~


All who consult on doubtful matters, should be void of hatred, friendship, anger, and pity.
~By Sallust ~


One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
~By Brooks Adams ~


Happiness is understanding that friendship is more precious than mere things, more precious than getting your own way, more precious than being in situations where true principles are not at stake.
~By J. Donald Walters ~


Success always necessitates a degree of ruthlessness. Given the choice of friendship or success, I'd probably choose success.
~By Sting ~


Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
~By Titus Maccius Plautus ~

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May 25 ,2022
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