Friendship Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Friendship

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Tony, Stacy and Jay really looked at life completely different and that played into everything that they did, whether it was skating or with their friendships. And for the three of us, we had such a close relationship off screen, that it was so easy to have that on screen.
~By John Robinson ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


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


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


Before the flowers of friendship faded friendship faded.
~By Gertrude Stein ~


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


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


They took their meals together; and it was remarked on such occasions, when the friendship of animals is put to a hard test, that they never quarrelled or disputed the possession of a favourite fruit with each other.
~By Henry Walter Bates ~


It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


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 ~


For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.
~By Saint Teresa ~


My inspiration are the woman, friendship, and loneliness.
~By Enrique Iglesias ~


Laughter is not a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is the best ending for one.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


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


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


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 ~


Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
~By Samuel Butler ~


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.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means.
~By Charles Kingsley ~


One irreducible residual of 38 years in the business is the number of lasting, loving friendships I have made.
~By Carroll O'Connor ~


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 ~


A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


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 ~


Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
~By Epicurus ~


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 ~


A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely.
~By Pam Brown ~


Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short intermissions.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.
~By Buddha ~


Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness of existence.
~By Sydney Smith ~


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 ~


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 ~


Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance, whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice.
~By David Elkind ~


Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.
~By Anton Chekhov ~


The biggest lesson from Africa was that life's joys come mostly from relationships and friendships, not from material things. I saw time and again how much fun Africans had with their families and friends and on the sports fields; they laughed all the time.
~By Andrew Shue ~


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 is a word, the very sight of which in print makes the heart warm.
~By Augustine Birrell ~


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


All those who offer an opinion on any doubtful point should first clear their minds of every sentiment of dislike, friendship, anger or pity.
~By Sallust ~


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


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


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 ~


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


Friendship without self-interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life.
~By James F. Byrnes ~


Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness.
~By Chanakya ~


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 ~


Read as you taste fruit or savor wine, or enjoy friendship, love or life.
~By George Herbert ~


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


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


This airline is grateful for his extensive contributions and we will miss his friendship and support. We extend our deepest sympathies to the Casey family on its personal loss.
~By Gerard Arpey ~


Friendship based solely upon gratitude is like a photograph; with time it fades.
~By Carmen Sylva ~


I've got many close friends, but there's an awful lot about friendship that is not demonstrative in my case.
~By Warren Christopher ~


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


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


Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship - never.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


Marriage, for a woman at least, hampers the two things that made life to me glorious - friendship and learning.
~By Jane Harrison ~


Friendship, of itself a holy tie, is made more sacred by adversity.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


All the details of the life and the quirks and the friendships can be laid out for us, but the mystery of the writing will remain. No amount of documentation, however fascinating, can take us there.
~By V. S. Naipaul ~


When Ted Williams was here, inducted into the Hall of Fame 37 years ago, he said he must have earned it, because he didn't win it because of his friendship with the writers. I guess in that way, I'm proud to be in this company that way.
~By Eddie Murray ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Aristotle uses a mother's love for her child as the prime example of love or friendship.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


Friendship's the wine of life: but friendship new... is neither strong nor pure.
~By Edward Young ~


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 ~


And I tell you that's one of the reasons why I didn't have the friendships with the media, maybe like I could have. But I had to do what I had to do to make myself successful.
~By Eddie Murray ~


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


Working with people, the musical part is one thing but the personal part is totally different and just as critical. If the friendship is there and it's a lasting friendship, then it will take care of itself.
~By John Mayall ~


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


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 ~


Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of others. Our own share of miseries is sufficient: why enter then as volunteers into those of another?
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


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 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 ~


True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Here in the big city people spend their time thinking about work and about money; they don't give some value to friendships and it can be depressing.
~By Adriana Lima ~


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


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 ~


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


If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.
~By Charlotte Bronte ~


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 ~


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 ~


There are no rules for friendship. It must be left to itself. We cannot force it any more than love.
~By William Hazlitt ~


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 at first sight, like love at first sight, is said to be the only truth.
~By Herman Melville ~


Pity and friendship are two passions incompatible with each other.
~By Oliver Goldsmith ~


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

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