Famous Friendship Quotes

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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.

Pam Brown

Adversity is the touchstone of friendship.

French Proverb

An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship.

Danish proverb

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

Don Corleone What have I ever done to make you treat me so disrespectfully If you'd come to me in friendship, then this scum that ruined your daughter would be suffering this very day. And if by chance an honest man like yourself should make enemies, then they would become my enemies. And then they would fear you.

Godfather, The

Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with a part of another people are friends in spots.

George Santayana

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility never an opportunity.

Kahlil Gibran

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

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

Friendship is not only doing something for someone, but it is caring for someone, which is what every person needs.

C. Neil Strait

Friendship is one mind in two bodies.

Mencius

However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.

La Rochefoucauld

I have nothing but contempt for the kind of governor who is afraid, for whatever reason, to follow the course that he knows is best for the State and as for the man who sets private friendship above the public welfare - I have no use for him either.

Sophocles

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

Charlotte Bronte

Nothing is great like friendship on earth, No jewel No pearl has got it's worth. No one except a friend can be trusted, Your life will never ever get rusted.

Unknown

Once in a while you meet someone, and soon you both discover the two of you are truly something special to each other... you share your thoughts and feelings so relaxed, so openly, and right away you know your friendship's truly meant to be.

Gary Harrington

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

The glory of friendship is not the outstreched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The language of friendship is not words but meanings.

Henry David Thoreau

Those truly linked don't need correspondence, When they meet again after many years apart, Their friendship is as true as ever.

Deng Ming-Dao

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

George Washington

True friendship is like a rose. We can't realize it's beauty until it fades.

Unknown

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

Love is friendship set on fire.

Jeremy Taylor

I'm always there to tell people that their life is not that bad. I wish it was easy to follow that advice It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.

Mignon McLaughlin

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