Friendship Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Friendship

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Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


A lot of the powerful religious leaders, from Jesus to Buddha to Tibetan monks, they're really talking about the same things: love and acceptable, and the value of friendship, and respecting yourself so you can respect others.
~By Jena Malone ~


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


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 ~


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


Music is the social act of communication among people, a gesture of friendship, the strongest there is.
~By Malcolm Arnold ~


I feel like I've exhausted guys and male friendships.
~By Irvine Welsh ~


Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
~By Muhammad Ali ~


Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
~By Robert Lynd ~


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 ~


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 ~


True friendships don't fade in Hollywood, as so many myths about show business would have you insist.
~By Kent McCord ~


There is some self-interest behind every friendship. There is no friendship without self-interests. This is a bitter truth.
~By Chanakya ~


That's a job that it makes a few friendships, but it probably breaks more.
~By Michael McKean ~


It may be a cold, clammy thing to say, but those that treat friendship the same as any other selfishness seem to get the most out of it.
~By Edgar Watson Howe ~


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


Friendship is inexplicable, it should not be explained if one doesn't want to kill it.
~By Max Jacob ~


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


Only solitary men know the full joys of friendship. Others have their family; but to a solitary and an exile his friends are everything.
~By Warren G. Harding ~


As told in Friendship with God, if we simply decided to believe and act as if first, we're all one, and second, life is eternal, it would render virtually everything we've done all our lives pointless.
~By Neale Donald Walsch ~


No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.
~By Robert Southey ~


But it's amazing how many people think that gay men should slink off into the shadows when it comes to having friendships with children.
~By Armistead Maupin ~


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


You are almost not free, if you are teaching a group of graduate students, to become friends with one of them. I don't mean anything erotically charged, just a friendship.
~By Marilyn Hacker ~


Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
~By Mencius ~


The rule of friendship means there should be mutual sympathy between them, each supplying what the other lacks and trying to benefit the other, always using friendly and sincere words.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


There is a scarcity of friendship, but not of friends.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


General benevolence, but not general friendship, made a man what he ought to be.
~By Jane Austen ~


Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.
~By Eustace Budgell ~


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 ~


Friendship is one of the most tangible things in a world which offers fewer and fewer supports.
~By Kenneth Branagh ~


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 ~


I learned from Mr. Wrigley, early in my career, that loyalty wins and it creates friendships. I saw it work for him in his business.
~By Ernie Banks ~


I'm just talking specifically of women's friendships. If two women go to a bar and they are fighting over men, it makes it much easier for the men. If two women are very close and they act as it makes it very difficult for the men to pull one over on anybody.
~By Jennifer Beals ~


And though my Lord hath lost his estate and been banished out of his country, yet neither despised poverty nor pinching necessity could make him break the bonds of friendship or weaken his loyal duty.
~By Margaret Cavendish ~


Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
~By Aristotle ~


Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements. I have known the breach of a promise to dine or sup to break up more than one intimacy.
~By William Hazlitt ~


Show me a genuine case of platonic friendship, and I shall show you two old or homely faces.
~By Austin O'Malley ~


You just don't luck into things as much as you'd like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it's friendships or opportunities.
~By Barbara Bush ~


Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


It's no good trying to keep up old friendships. It's painful for both sides. The fact is, one grows out of people, and the only thing is to face it.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


Caring for but never trying to own may be a further way to define friendship.
~By William Glasser ~


Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any other fragile and precious thing.
~By Randolph Bourne ~


We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
~By Orson Welles ~


The part which American friendship played in helping us to win the freedom we enjoy in this part of Ireland has been gratefully recognized and acknowledged by our people.
~By Eamon de Valera ~


The most deadly fruit is borne by the hatred which one grafts on an extinguished friendship.
~By Gotthold Ephraim Lessing ~


The building of friendship, family, community and love is complicated. We are so isolated in this country, no longer supported by tribes and villages.
~By Jasmine Guy ~


Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine.
~By Charles Dickens ~


Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
~By Francis Bacon ~


It's not too late to develop new friendships or reconnect with people.
~By Morrie Schwartz ~


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 ~


When two people first meet, they can only have a very ordinary kind of friendship. But when you begin to understand each other, when you get close to them, you discover that you're suddenly eager to know him or her even better.
~By Zhang Ziyi ~


One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.
~By Simone de Beauvoir ~


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 ~


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


Although the troops have struck us, we throw it all behind and are glad to meet you in peace and friendship.
~By Black Kettle ~


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 ~


One sure way to lose another woman's friendship is to try to improve her flower arrangements.
~By Marcelene Cox ~


Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.
~By Ann Landers ~


In politics shared hatreds are almost always the basis of friendships.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


The differences between friends cannot but reinforce their friendship.
~By Mao Tse Tung ~


Friendship is Love without his wings!
~By Lord Byron ~


I have a very close friendship with the skaters.
~By Eric Heiden ~


When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets. It is an air in which men perish utterly.
~By Hilaire Belloc ~


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


If we listened to our intellect, we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business, because we'd be cynical. Well, that's nonsense. You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.
~By Ray Bradbury ~


Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with the part of another; people are friends in spots.
~By George Santayana ~


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 ~


I would like to raise my glass to friendship between Russia and the United States.
~By Richard Lugar ~


Friendships are forgotten when the game begins.
~By Alvin Dark ~


Friendships born on the field of athletic strife are the real gold of competition. Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.
~By Jesse Owens ~


Never contract friendship with a man that is not better than thyself.
~By Confucius ~


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


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 ~


The little trouble in the world that is not due to love is due to friendship.
~By Edgar Watson Howe ~


Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


I have lost my seven best friends, which is to say God has had mercy on me seven times without realizing it. He lent a friendship, took it from me, sent me another.
~By Jean Cocteau ~


How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.
~By Albert Camus ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Love is rarer than genius itself. And friendship is rarer than love.
~By Charles Peguy ~


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 ~


Accountability in friendship is the equivalent of love without strategy.
~By Anita Brookner ~


My reputation is too important to put it aside for purposes of some friendship. We have a job to do.
~By Stephanie Tubbs Jones ~


Love is friendship set on fire.
~By Jeremy Taylor ~


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 ~


Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves.
~By Oliver Goldsmith ~


Our scientific age demands that we provide definitions, measurements, and statistics in order to be taken seriously. Yet most of the important things in life cannot be precisely defined or measured. Can we define or measure love, beauty, friendship, or decency, for example?
~By Dennis Prager ~


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


Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


Moral science is better occupied when treating of friendship than of justice.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


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 ~


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 ~


It may happen sometimes that a long debate becomes the cause of a longer friendship. Commonly, those who dispute with one another at last agree.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


The dupe of friendship, and the fool of love; have I not reason to hate and to despise myself? Indeed I do; and chiefly for not having hated and despised the world enough.
~By William Hazlitt ~


The firmest of friendships have been formed in mutual adversity, as iron is most strongly united by the fiercest flame.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~

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